6 - Matthew Harrington
Matthew Harrington
Born: 01/16/1986
Height: 5-11
Weight: 180
Hometown: Riverside, Calif.
High School: Norte Vista
Position: C/OF
Bats/Throws: R/R
Weapon: Sr.

COACH BARLOW SAYS: "Matt is a versatile player and will provide insurance both in the outfield and at the catching position. If he can regain his form after an injury plagued '06 season and a year away while studying abroad in '07, Matt has the potential to be a valuable contributor to our team."

2008: named to the NEWMAC Academic All-Conference team...valuable pinch hitter appeared in 19 games while starting 7...came in as a pinch hitter and went 3-for-3 with a double and a run scored vs. Southern Maine (3/24)...1-for-2 with 2 runs scored and a walk in the second game of a doubleheader vs. Newbury (3/30)...came in as a pinch hitter in a conference game vs. Coast Guard (4/3) and finished the contest going 1-for-3...blasted a 2-run home run in the second game of a doubleheader vs. Wesleyan (4/20).

2007: DNP.

2006: named to the NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Team...appeared in six games after recovering from a pre-season injury and batted .200...came in as a pinch hitter and picked up a hit in his only at bat in the first game of a doubleheader vs. Williams (5/6).

2005: posted a .286 batting average over 13 starts and 22 appearances...recorded a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage...picked up his first collegiate hit in the first game of a doubleheader vs. Salve Regina (3/22) and finished the game with a 2-for-3 performance with 2 runs, 3 RBI, and a walk...his first collegiate home run and was a perfect 2-for-2 on the day with a run and 3 RBI vs. Worcester State (3/30)...2-for-4 with a RBI and a walk vs. Plymouth State (4/13)...came in as a pinch hitter and picked up a hit, a run, and a RBI vs, conference opponent Worcester Polytechnic (4/16)...4-for-6 (4 R, 2 2B, 2 RBI) vs. Fitchburg State (5/3).

PERSONAL: son of Stacey Harrington...majoring in chemical engineering with a biological focus...born on 1/16/86...interests outside baseball include dodgeball, nutrition, watching movies, and listening to music...favorite movies are Saw and Saw II.

HITTING
YearGP-GSAVGABRH2BHRRBIBBSB
200522-13.286561516311071
20066-0.20051100010
2007DNP---------
200819-7.184386711330
Totals47-20.2429922244213111