Saint Louis Baseball BIO
Matt Eckelman
Player Profile:
Matt Eckelman 953152
Position: Right Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 240
Year: Senior
Hometown: Shawnee, Kan.
High School: St. James Academy
Major: Sports Business

2016 • Senior | Game By Game Stats
Drafted by the Pittsburg Pirates in the 21st round (pick No. 645)...matched a SLU single season record with nine wins...posted a 9-4 record with a 3.12 ERA, 81 strikeouts and 29 walks in 101 innings pitched...struck out 11 batters twice: Purdue on March 11 and Saint Joseph's on April 22...threw three complete games as a senior. 

2015 • Junior | Game By Game Stats
Was limited by injury in his junior campaign...made seven appearances, including three starts...had a 5.79 ERA with nine strikeouts in 14 IP...picked up the win at Bradley in his first appearance of the season, holding the Braves to one hit over three innings and striking out three...

2014 • Sophomore | Game By Game Stats
Was the Billiken closer, and one of the team's top arms, earning first team All-Conference honors...posted a 7-2 record with a 1.63 ERA, 35 K, 12 BB and nine saves in 60.2 innings of work...his 2014 campaign was littered throughout the SLU record book: tied for 11th in wins, sixth in ERA and third in saves...had a great outing at St. Bonaventure on April 6, throwing seven shutout innings with four hits, two walks and five strikeouts...finished season with a whip of 1.07, best on the team...traveled to the Cape Cod League over the summer, becoming the first Billiken to earn Cape Cod All-Star honors...for the Falmouth Commodores, threw 19 innings over 15 games, allowing 11 hits, one walk, 17 strikeouts and only one earned run (0.47 ERA). 

2013 • Freshman | Game By Game Stats
Was one of the top bullpen arms for the Billikens in his rookie campaign...set freshman records with 27 appearances and four saves...finished season with a 1.64 ERA, 42 strikeouts, 13 walks and a 6-1 record, the third-most wins by a freshman in Saint Louis Richmond, threw four innings, striking out seven with two walks and one earned run...sealed the Atlantic 10 regular-season championship for the Billikens against Charlotte, throwing two scoreless innings with three strikeouts and a save.

At St. James Academy
A two-time All-State selection for the Thunder of St. James Academy...played for the Kansas City Sporting Blues of the Ban Johnson league in the summer, posting a record of 3-0 with a 0.74 ERA over 19 innings. He struck out 16 while limiting opponents to five walks... 

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