14 Matt McDonald
14 Matt McDonald
Bats/Throws: R/R
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Clarks Summit, Pa.
High School: Abington Heights
Position: P
Major: History
Bats/Throws: R/R
app 11
gs 1
w 1
l 1
sv 0
ip 11.1
era 7.15
k 6
  • Three-year letter-winner who has pitched in 33 career games, including four as a starter.
  • Is 4-1 with three saves and a 6.71 ERA.
  • Has struck out 41 in 63 innings.

Junior Year (2018)

  • Game-by-Game Statistics
  • Pitched in 11 games, including one as a starter.
  • Went 1-1 with a 7.15 ERA.
  • Worked 11.1 innings, striking out six and allowing just three extra-base hits. 
  • Worked a scoreless 11th inning to earn the win in a thrilling 11-10 win over Moravian in 11 innings that clinched a playoff spot for the Royals on April 29.

Sophomore Year (2017)

  • Game-by-Game Statistics
  • Appeared in a team-high 14 games on the mound, including three starts. Those 14 appearances are tied for fourth-most on record in program history.
  • Went 3-0 with three saves, posting a 6.93 ERA.
  • Struck out 27, second-most on the team, in 37 2/3 innings, third-most on the team.
  • Posted three victories and a save in his final four appearances.
  • Tossed three hitless shutout innings, striking out two, to earn the save in a 5-3 season-opening victory in the first game of a doubleheader against Albright on Feb. 25.
  • Pitched a scoreless ninth inning for the save in an 8-6 win over MacMurray on March 13 in Fort Myers, Fla.
  • Held PSU-Abington to four runs, two earned, on six hits and a walk while striking out four in 5 1/3 innings to earn the victory in a 15-4 win on April 26.
  • Allowed four runs while striking out four in a season-high seven innings to earn the win in a 6-4 victory at Marywood on May 1.
  • Pitched 1 2/3 shutout innings to earn the save in a 6-5 win over Juniata in the opening game of a doubleheader on May 6 at Connell Park. Came out of the pen in the second game to throw another 1 2/3 innings and earn the win in a 7-6 victory.

Freshman Year (2016)

  • Game-by-Game Statistics
  • Pitched in eight games in relief and did not earn a decision.
  • Worked 14 innings, striking out eight and posting a 5.79 ERA.
  • Held opponents scoreless in four of his appearances, including three straight appearances spanning 5.1 innings late in the season.
  • Posted a 1.04 ERA over his final four appearances covering a span of 8.2 innings.
  • Tossed two scoreless innings in an 8-7 win at William Paterson on April 19 and in a 20-0 win over Summit on April 28.

High school/personal

  • Earned three varsity letters in baseball and two in basketball.
  • Helped Abington Heights baseball team finish second in the state in his senior season.
  • Son of Joseph & Michele McDonald.
Recent Games
May 5 Susquehanna W, 6-5
May 6 Susquehanna L, 4-2
May 11 at Elizabethtown W, 9-4
May 12 vs. Catholic W, 8-4
May 13 vs. Catholic L, 21-7
May 13 vs. Catholic L, 10-7
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 11 4
Plate appearances 0 0
At Bats 0 0
Runs 0 0
Hits 0 0
Doubles - -
Triples - -
Home Runs - -
Runs Batted In 0 0
Total bases 0 0
Walks - -
Hit by pitch - -
Strikeouts - -
Sacrifice Flies - -
Sacrifice Hits - -
Hit into double play - -
Stolen Bases - -
Caught Stealing - -
Batting Average - -
On Base Percentage - -
Slugging Percentage - -
Appearances 11 4
Games started 1 0
Wins 1 1
Losses 1 0
Saves 0 0
Complete Games - -
Shutouts - -
Innings Pitched 11.1 3.1
Hits 20 8
Runs 17 2
Earned Runs 9 2
Walks 10 3
Strikeouts 6 2
Strikeouts per Game 4.76 5.40
Doubles Allowed 1 -
Triples Allowed 1 -
Home Runs Allows 1 -
At Bats Against 51 17
Batting Average Against .392 .471
Earned Run Average 7.15 5.40
Wild pitches 1 -
Hit Batters 2 1
Balks - -
Sacrifice Flies Allowed 2 -
Sacrifice Hits Allowed 1 -
Total Chances 5 0
Put Outs 0 0
Assists 2 0
Errors 3 0
Fielding Percentage .400 -
Double Plays - -
Stolen Bases Allowed 3 -
Runners Caught Stealing 1 -
Runners Caught Stealing Percentage .250 -
Passed Balls - -
Catcher's Interference - -
Date Opponent Score ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs
Mar 3 Albright   - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 Albright   - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 at Kean L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 vs. Maritime (N.Y.) W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 vs. Maritime (N.Y.) W, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 vs. Hood L, 12-6 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 12 vs. Messiah W, 12-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 vs. Kenyon L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 vs. Earlham L, 6-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 15 vs. Gettysburg W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 at Juniata W, 15-5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 17 at Juniata L, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 18 at Juniata W, 17-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 27 Muhlenberg W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 29 at Elizabethtown L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 Wilkes W, 9-8 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 7 St. John Fisher L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 St. John Fisher L, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 9 Marywood L, 19-18 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 11 DeSales W, 10-7 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 14 Catholic L, 12-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 Catholic L, 6-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 15 Catholic W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 17 at Wm. Paterson L, 14-11 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 Widener L, 7-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 Marywood W, 14-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Drew W, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Drew W, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 at Drew W, 14-3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 24 at Elizabethtown L, 10-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 24 at Elizabethtown L, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 26 Misericordia L, 10-4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 28 Moravian W, 8-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 Moravian W, 15-8 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 29 Moravian W, 11-10 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 30 Lebanon Valley W, 13-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 1 Stevens Institute L, 16-14 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 3 Keystone L, 9-4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 5 Susquehanna W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 5 Susquehanna W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 6 Susquehanna L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 at Elizabethtown W, 9-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 12 vs. Catholic W, 8-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 13 vs. Catholic L, 21-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 13 vs. Catholic L, 10-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Mar 3 Albright   - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 Albright   - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 at Kean L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 vs. Maritime (N.Y.) W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 vs. Maritime (N.Y.) W, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 vs. Hood L, 12-6 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 12 vs. Messiah W, 12-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 vs. Kenyon L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 vs. Earlham L, 6-0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 15 vs. Gettysburg W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 at Juniata W, 15-5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 17 at Juniata L, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 18 at Juniata W, 17-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 27 Muhlenberg W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 29 at Elizabethtown L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 Wilkes W, 9-8 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 7 St. John Fisher L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 St. John Fisher L, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 9 Marywood L, 19-18 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 11 DeSales W, 10-7 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 14 Catholic L, 12-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 Catholic L, 6-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 15 Catholic W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 17 at Wm. Paterson L, 14-11 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 Widener L, 7-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 Marywood W, 14-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Drew W, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Drew W, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 at Drew W, 14-3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 24 at Elizabethtown L, 10-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 24 at Elizabethtown L, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 26 Misericordia L, 10-4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 28 Moravian W, 8-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 Moravian W, 15-8 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 29 Moravian W, 11-10 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 30 Lebanon Valley W, 13-3 - - - - - - - - - -
May 1 Stevens Institute L, 16-14 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
May 3 Keystone L, 9-4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
May 5 Susquehanna W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - -
May 5 Susquehanna W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - -
May 6 Susquehanna L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 at Elizabethtown W, 9-4 - - - - - - - - - -
May 12 vs. Catholic W, 8-4 - - - - - - - - - -
May 13 vs. Catholic L, 21-7 - - - - - - - - - -
May 13 vs. Catholic L, 10-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs w l sv ip h r er era bb k hr
Mar 3 Albright   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 Albright   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 at Kean L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 vs. Maritime (N.Y.) W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 vs. Maritime (N.Y.) W, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 vs. Hood L, 12-6 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 2 1 9.00 1 - -
Mar 12 vs. Messiah W, 12-6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 vs. Kenyon L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 vs. Earlham L, 6-0 1 0 1 0 2.1 3 6 3 11.57 2 1 -
Mar 15 vs. Gettysburg W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 at Juniata W, 15-5 0 0 0 0 1.0 4 1 1 9.00 - 1 -
Mar 17 at Juniata L, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 18 at Juniata W, 17-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 27 Muhlenberg W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 29 at Elizabethtown L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 Wilkes W, 9-8 0 0 0 0 2.0 4 2 1 4.50 2 3 -
Apr 7 St. John Fisher L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 St. John Fisher L, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 9 Marywood L, 19-18 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 11 DeSales W, 10-7 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 3 2 INF - - 1
Apr 14 Catholic L, 12-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 Catholic L, 6-2 0 0 0 0 0.1 1 - - 0.00 2 - -
Apr 15 Catholic W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 17 at Wm. Paterson L, 14-11 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 Widener L, 7-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 Marywood W, 14-6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Drew W, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Drew W, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 at Drew W, 14-3 0 0 0 0 1.0 3 1 1 9.00 0 1 -
Apr 24 at Elizabethtown L, 10-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 24 at Elizabethtown L, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 26 Misericordia L, 10-4 0 0 0 0 0.1 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 28 Moravian W, 8-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 Moravian W, 15-8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 29 Moravian W, 11-10 0 1 0 0 1.0 - - - 0.00 1 - -
Apr 30 Lebanon Valley W, 13-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 1 Stevens Institute L, 16-14 0 0 0 0 1.1 - - - 0.00 - - -
May 3 Keystone L, 9-4 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 2 - 0.00 2 - -
May 5 Susquehanna W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 5 Susquehanna W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 6 Susquehanna L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 at Elizabethtown W, 9-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 12 vs. Catholic W, 8-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 13 vs. Catholic L, 21-7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 13 vs. Catholic L, 10-7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Mar 3 Albright   - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 Albright   - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 at Kean L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 vs. Maritime (N.Y.) W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 vs. Maritime (N.Y.) W, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 vs. Hood L, 12-6 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 12 vs. Messiah W, 12-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 vs. Kenyon L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 vs. Earlham L, 6-0 3 0 2 1 .667 - - - - - -
Mar 15 vs. Gettysburg W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 at Juniata W, 15-5 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 17 at Juniata L, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 18 at Juniata W, 17-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 27 Muhlenberg W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 29 at Elizabethtown L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 Wilkes W, 9-8 1 0 0 1 .000 - 1 1 .500 - -
Apr 7 St. John Fisher L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 St. John Fisher L, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 9 Marywood L, 19-18 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 11 DeSales W, 10-7 1 0 0 1 .000 - 1 - - - -
Apr 14 Catholic L, 12-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 Catholic L, 6-2 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 15 Catholic W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 17 at Wm. Paterson L, 14-11 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 Widener L, 7-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 Marywood W, 14-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Drew W, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Drew W, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 at Drew W, 14-3 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 24 at Elizabethtown L, 10-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 24 at Elizabethtown L, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 26 Misericordia L, 10-4 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 28 Moravian W, 8-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 Moravian W, 15-8 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 29 Moravian W, 11-10 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 30 Lebanon Valley W, 13-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 1 Stevens Institute L, 16-14 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
May 3 Keystone L, 9-4 0 0 0 0 - - 1 - - - -
May 5 Susquehanna W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 5 Susquehanna W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 6 Susquehanna L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 at Elizabethtown W, 9-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 12 vs. Catholic W, 8-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 13 vs. Catholic L, 21-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 13 vs. Catholic L, 10-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
2015-16 8 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
2016-17 14 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
2017-18 11 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
2018-19 21 0 1 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Total 54 0 1 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
2015-16 8 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
2016-17 14 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
2017-18 11 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
2018-19 21 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Total 54 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/9 hr era
2015-16 8 0 0 0 0 - 14.0 20 9 9 11 8 5.14 1 5.79
2016-17 14 3 3 0 3 - 37.2 58 37 29 13 27 6.45 4 6.93
2017-18 11 1 1 1 0 - 11.1 20 17 9 10 6 4.76 1 7.15
2018-19 20 1 2 0 0 - 22.1 28 17 15 18 15 6.04 1 6.04
Total 53 5 6 1 3 - 85.1 126 80 62 52 56 5.91 7 6.54
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
2015-16 8 0 0 0 0 - - 5 1 .167 - -
2016-17 14 4 1 3 0 1.000 - 10 3 .231 - -
2017-18 11 5 0 2 3 .400 - 3 1 .250 - -
2018-19 21 7 1 6 0 1.000 - 13 2 .133 - -
Total 54 16 2 11 3 .813 - 31 7 .184 - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
Total 11 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Conference 4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 7 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Away 2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Neutral 2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
-
Wins 5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Losses 6 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
-
March 3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
April 6 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
May 2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Total 11 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Conference 4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
Home 7 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Away 2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Neutral 2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
Wins 5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Losses 6 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
March 3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
April 6 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
May 2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/9 hr era
Total 11 1 1 1 0 - 11.1 20 17 9 10 6 4.76 1 7.15
Conference 4 0 1 0 0 - 3.1 8 2 2 3 2 5.40 - 5.40
Exhibition - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
-
Home 7 0 1 0 0 - 6.0 9 7 3 7 3 4.50 1 4.50
Away 2 0 0 0 0 - 2.0 7 2 2 0 2 9.00 - 9.00
Neutral 2 1 0 1 0 - 3.1 4 8 4 3 1 2.70 - 10.80
-
Wins 5 0 1 0 0 - 5.0 14 7 5 3 5 9.00 1 9.00
Losses 6 1 0 1 0 - 6.1 6 10 4 7 1 1.42 - 5.68
-
March 3 1 0 1 0 - 4.1 8 9 5 3 2 4.15 - 10.38
April 6 0 1 0 0 - 4.2 11 6 4 5 4 7.71 1 7.71
May 2 0 0 0 0 - 2.1 1 2 - 2 - .00 - 0.00
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Total 11 5 0 2 3 .400 - 3 1 .250 - -
Conference 4 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 7 2 0 0 2 .000 - 3 1 .250 - -
Away 2 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Neutral 2 3 0 2 1 .667 - - - - - -
-
Wins 5 2 0 0 2 .000 - 2 1 .333 - -
Losses 6 3 0 2 1 .667 - 1 - - - -
-
March 3 3 0 2 1 .667 - - - - - -
April 6 2 0 0 2 .000 - 2 1 .333 - -
May 2 0 0 0 0 - - 1 - - - -