48 Matt Imhof
48 Matt Imhof
Birth Date: 10-26-93
Height: 6-5
Weight: 220
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Fremont, CA
High School: Mission San Jose HS
Position: LHP
Bats/Throws: L/L
Experience: 2V

Cal Poly's Saturday starter on the mound as a sophomore, is expected to be the Friday night starter in junior campaign this spring after a successful summer with USA Baseball's Collegiate National Team ... listed No. 22 on Baseball America's list of Early College Top 100 Prospects and named to Louisville Slugger Preseason All-American Second Team by Collegiate Baseball.

2013: Compiled 7-3 record and 2.74 ERA as Cal Poly's Saturday starter ... struck out 95 batters and walked only 30 in 101 2/3 innings en route to All-Big West honorable mention praise ... six no-decisions (Cal Poly was 4-2 in those six games) ... pitched 7 2/3 scoreless innings against Notre Dame (11 strikeouts) and six scoreless frames against Seattle, both no-decisions ... complete-game seven-hitter against UC Davis, a 7-1 victory ... 7 1/3 innings against Hawaii, allowing two unearned runs and  five hits with 11 strikeouts ... career-high 12 strikeouts in 6 1/3 innings for win against Cal State Northridge ... allowed three runs and four hits in seven innings for win against UC Irvine ... opponents hit .249 ... had no-hitter through five innings with five strikeouts against UCLA in Los Angeles Regional ... 16 appearances on the mound, all starts ... combined on shutouts against San Francisco and Seattle in first two weeks of season, both 1-0 victories ... leadoff hitters hit .318 against Imhof, but batters with two outs hit just .235 ... ERA in night games was 2.34 ... earned team's Dick Morrow Coaches Award ... played for Team USA last summer, posting 3-0 mark and 0.53 ERA in six appearances on the mound ... struck out 18 batters in 17 innings ... allowed 10 hits and five walks, limiting opposing batters to a .175 average ... started one game and was a relief pitcher in five others ... secured his spot on the roster after a brilliant four-inning performance for the win against the Wilmington Sharks in which he retired the last 11 batters he faced.

2012: Compiled 1-0 record and 3.04 ERA, primarily in middle relief, as a freshman … was starter in weekend rotation in first three weeks of season … earned win Feb. 25 against Oklahoma State, allowing two runs and three hits in six innings … five strikeouts in five innings against San Diego State on March 23 … earned save in final game of season May 27 at UC Riverside, pitching three scoreless innings and allowing one walk and one hit … tossed 3.2 scoreless innings in relief at Minnesota on March 19, allowing just one hit ... also pitched five scoreless innings in relief, scattering three hits, against UC Davis on May 6, 4.1 innings in relief against Cal State Fullerton, allowing one run and one hit, and 3.1 scoreless innings against Bakersfield … 31 strikeouts in 47.1 innings … 70 fly ball outs and 34 grounders … 2.85 ERA in day games … played summer ball for Walla Walla Sweets in West Coast Collegiate Baseball League … struck out 32 batters in 30 innings, compiling an 0-5 record and 6.60 ERA

High School: A 2011 graduate of Mission San Jose High School, where as a senior Imhof compiled 6-4 record and 2.97 ERA with 86 strikeouts in 63.2 innings under head coach Steven Griggs ... five complete games and four shutouts ... back-to-back shutouts vs. Logan (1-0) and Andrew Hill (15-0, three-hitter) and also against San Lorenzo Valley (3-0, two-hitter) and Kennedy (8-0) ... a first baseman when not on the mound and hit .438 with 35 hits, 19 runs scored, 20 RBI, eight doubles, pair of triples and five stolen bases ... led Warriors to 15-10 overall record and fourth-place finish in Mission Valley League in 2011 ... earned second-team All-Mission Valley League honors for the second straight year ... named team's pitcher of the year ... lettered three tines in varsity baseball ... an Honor Roll student all four years in high school ... visited Stanford and UC Davis before choosing Cal Poly because of its "great baseball program, school atmosphere and academics."

Personal: Son of Mike and Kris Imhof ... one sister, Hannah ... lists all outdoor activities and Madden video games as hobbies ... was an assistant manager for Farmers Market ... born October 26, 1993, in Hayward, Calif. ... majors in business administration.