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#7 Matt Connor
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher/Infielder
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
City/State: Portola Valley, Calif.
High School: Sacred Heart
Major: Operations Research & Financial Engineering

At Princeton

2011: Played in 25 games mostly at third base … awarded the team's Kafer Trophy as a senior captain … batted .149 with seven hits in 47 at-bats … four of seven hits were for extra-bases … singled at LSU … doubled at UNC Greensboro … doubled and scored a run at Georgetown … hit a solo homer at Dartmouth … added a solo home run at Delaware … served as a pinch runner at the NCAA Regionals against Texas.

2010: Appeared in 34 games, mostly at third base … batted .233 with 24 hits in 103 at-bats … had two doubles, two home runs and drove in 14 runs … had two hits and scored a run in the season opener against Radford … had two hits and an RBI in a loss at Navy … doubled ans scored a run in a win at Navy … had three singled, two RBIs and scored a run in a win at Santa Clara … singled in losses to Dartmouth and Brown … hit a three-run homer in a win at Columbia … singled and scored a run in a loss at St. John's … had two hits, two RBIs and scored two runs in a win at Rider … doubled, homered and drove in two in a loss at Cornell.

2009: Appeared in 33 games playing at third base ... hit .242 with 24 hits in 99 at-bats ... had 11 RBIs and scored 20 runs ... stole three bases ... plated  a run with a pinch-hit sac fly in a win at William & Mary ... had two hits, drove in two and scored four runs in a win at North Carolina A&T ... scored runs in all four games at Navy ... had two RBIs in one of the Navy wins ... had two hits, including a double against Brown ... had four hits, drove in four, scored four and homered in a doubleheader split at Harvard ... had three hits, an RBI and scored twice in a win over Columbia ... had two hits, drove in a run and scored a run in a doubleheader sweep at Penn.

2008: Played in 26 games with most appearances coming at second base ... batted .236 with 21 hits in 89 at-bats ... drove in 15 runs and scored 13 ... had three hits, four RBIs and scored four runs in the season-opening doubleheader at Delaware ... had consecutive two-hit games at Richmond and UNC Greensboro ... had two hits, plated two runs and scored two in a win at Navy ... had four hits, including a triple, scored two and drove in two runs in a doubleheader sweep at Columbia ... had hits in each of his last four games.

At Sacred Heart

Earned three varsity letters in baseball and two in football at Sacred Heart ... was a part of four league championships ... was his team and league Most Valuable Player and a first-team all-league and all-state selection as a senior ... hit .350 with 25 RBIs at the plate and went 8-2 with a 1.75 ERA on the mound ... also won team MVP award as a junior and was all-league and county ... batted .370 with 24 RBIs as a junior and hit .440 with 21 RBIs as a sophomore ... was all-league and all-county in football ... holds school record for rushing yards in a season.

Personal

Son of Jim and Renee Connor ... father attended Dartmouth and is an investment advisor ... mother attended Western New England College and is an administrator at Stanford ... has an older brother Michael, who graduated from Washington University in St. Louis ... born May 31 … majoring in operations research and financial engineering.

Career Stats

 Season Avg.  GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI
TB
SLG% BB HBP SO
SF SH SB-ATT PO A E FLD%
2008 .236 26-26 89 13 21 4 1 0 15 27 .303 10 0 30 2 1 1-1 33 52 7 .924
2009 .242 33-28 99 20 24 4 1 1 11 33 .333 11 2 33 1 1 3-4 12 50 6 .912
2010 .233 34-30 103 14 24 2 0 2 14 32 .311 9 2 30 2 2 1-1 16 49 2 .970
2011 .149 25-13 47 3 7 2 0 2 2 15 .319 1 1 17 0 0 0-0 5 17 2 .917
Career .225 118-97 338 50 76 12 2 5 42 107 .317 31 5 110 5 4 5-6 66 168 17 .932

 


 Career Batting Highs
 Hits
 3, 3 Times, Most Recent at Santa Clara (3/27/10)
 Runs  4, at North Carolina A&T (3/19/09)
 RBIs
 3, 2 Times, Most Recent at Columbia (4/18/10)
 Hitting Streak
 8 Games (4/5/09-4/14/09)

Career Home Runs

1. April 5, 2009 at Harvard
2. April 18, 2010 at Columbia
3. April 30, 2010 at Cornell
4. April 20, 2011 at Dartmouth
5. May 3, 2011 at Delaware

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