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  Matt Schlarb

Matt Schlarb

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lexington, Ohio

High School:
Lexington

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
08/25/1986

B/T:
R/R

2009: Made 10 appearances out of the bullpen and did not record a decision ... Compiled an ERA of 5.52 in 14.2 innings of work ... Issued five walks and had 14 strikeouts ... Picked up lone save of year May 5 at Cincinnati, tossing 2.1 scoreless innings ... Gave up seven extra-base hits as foes hit .246 off him ... Had no wild pitches ... Tossed a season-long 3.1 innings in the season finale May 22 vs. Eastern Michigan at the MAC Tournament, allowing just a run with a season-high four strikeouts ... Finished career with 57 pitching appearances, tying for 10th all-time at Ohio.

2008 Summer League: Played for the Stark County Terriers, helping them to a 26-14 record and a second-place finish in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League ... Started two games, while appearing in seven on the mound ... Went 1-1 with a 6.35 ERA in 17.0 innings pitched ... Allowed 12 earned runs on 16 hits, while striking out 12 batters ... Held opposing batters to a .235 average and just three extra-base hits.

2008: Made 18 appearances in relief, earning a 1-1 record with a 5.50 ERA ... Pitched 36.0 innings, allowing 45 hits and 22 earned runs, while striking out 29 batters ... Was second on the team with two saves ... Earned his first-career save March 8 at UNC Greensboro, where he threw 0.2 innings of no-hit ball ... Racked up his second save April 22 versus Cincinnati by pitching 2.2 innings of no-hit baseball, while striking out a season-high six batters ... Pitched a season-high 4.2 innings April 9 at West Virginia ... Did not allow a run in half of his outings.

2007 Summer League: Played for the Southern Ohio Copperheads of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League ... Was joined by five other Bobcats ... Had a 2.15 ERA in one win and one loss during the season ... Picked up two saves while allowing five runs in eight innings.

2007: Appeared in 20 games and made six starts on the season ... Led the team and finished second in the MAC with seven regular season wins ... Posted a 7-3 record with a 5.07 ERA ... Was third on the team with 55 innings pitched ... Was fifth on the roster with a .297 opponent batting average ... Finished with 35 strikeouts and 32 walks ... Threw 6.1 scoreless innings March 8 against West Virginia State ... Held right-handed hitters to a .271 batting average.

2006: Made eight relief appearances and one start ... Finished 0-2 with a 14.00 ERA ... Tossed a season-high 2.0 innings in games against Cleveland State and Pittsburgh ... Took the loss in his first-career start against Northern Illinois ... Had nine strikeouts in 9.0 innings of work, but surrendered 17 hits and 14 earned runs.

High School: A Division II First-Team All-Ohio selection and a member of the Mizuno All-Ohio All-Star Team ... Conference Player of the Year, News Journal Pitcher of the Year and an Academic All-Ohio selection ... Hit .452 at the plate as a senior and posted a 7-1 record with a 1.30 ERA on the hill ... Helped lead Lexington to a conference championship in 2005 ... Also lettered in basketball and soccer.

Personal: A finance major ... Son of Mark & Melinda Schlarb ... Born on Aug. 25, 1986.