28 - Matt Shapiro
Matt Shapiro
Height: 6-0
Weight: 213
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Raynham, Mass.
High School: Bridgewater-Raynham
Position: LHP

2009: Made 10 starts, finishing with a 3-4 record ... Had an ERA of 6.40 in 57.2 innings pitched ... Led the team with a career-high 41 strikeouts ... Twenty-five of his strikeouts came against Patriot League opponents, ranking second in league play ... Pitched two complete games ... Tallied a season-high 7.2 innings pitched against Quinnipiac (3/22) also picking up his first win of the season ... Struck out a season-high 10 batters against Navy (4/26) in 7.0 innings to pick up his third win on the season ... Allowed just one run to score against Quinnipiac and at Lafayette (4/19) ... Gave up a season-low three hits at Towson (3/14) ... Walked just 16 batters in 57.2 innings on the season ... Did not record a walk against Arizona (3/3) or Bucknell (4/12) ... Finished the season allowing 45 runs (41 earned) on 75 hits.

2008: Patriot League Pitcher of the Year ... Named to the All-Patriot League first team ... Crusader of the Week (3/31) ... Appeared in 13 games, making seven starts ... Finished with a 4-2 record ... Led the team in complete games (three) ... Had two shutouts ... Pitched 47-2/3 innings ... Struck out 33 batters ... Gave up 34 runs on 58 hits ... Pitched a season-high 7-1/3 innings and struck out five batters while giving up three runs on five hits to earn a 14-4 win in his first collegiate start against Rollins (3/5) ... Struck out five batters and gave up just two hits in seven innings pitched for a 1-0 shutout victory at Lehigh (3/29) ... Gave up five hits and struck out four in seven innings pitched during a 9-0 shutout victory against Army (4/5) ... Pitched five innings and gave up six runs on nine hits while striking out five at Bucknell (4/12) ... Had three strikeouts and allowed one run scored on two hits in seven innings versus Lafayette (4/19) ... Pitched 4-1/3 innings while giving up four runs on eight hits with four strikeouts at Navy (4/26) ... Struck out five batters at Navy in the Patriot League tournament (5/10).

2007: Appeared in four games ... Pitched 4-2/3 innings and gave up four runs on eight hits...struck out three ... Walked one ... Threw a season-high two innings and struck out a season-high two batters while giving up three hits and two runs against Brown (4/26).

HIGH SCHOOL: Two-time Old Colony League All-Star ... Two-time Taunton All-Scholastic ... Brockton Enterprise All-Scholastic ... Led Bridgewater-Raynham to three straight Division I state tournaments ... Recorded more than 200 career strikeouts, including a 22-strikeout performance in a state tournament game.

 PERSONAL: Son of Michael and Laurie Shapiro ... Has a younger brother, Brian, who attends Holy Cross as well ... Majoring in Accounting.

Shapiro’s Career Pitching   Statistics
Year    APP-S   W-L     SV      ERA     IP      H       R       ER      BB      SO      HBP
2007    4-0     0-0     0       7.71    4.2     8       4       4       1       3       0
2008    13-7    4-2     0       5.10    47.2    58      34      27      14      33      7
2009    10-10   3-4     0       6.40    57.2    75      45      41      16      41      4
Total   27-17   7-6     0       6.40    109.3   141     83      72      31      77      11