Pitched 4.1 innings, giving up 2 hits against UT-Arlington (Feb. 20)...Had a double and one RBI against Stephen F. Austin (Feb. 22)...Earned the win and pitched four scoreless innings, allowing three hits with four strikeouts against Ole Miss (Feb. 26)...Had a pinch hit against UTSA (March 1)...Had a 2-for-4 performance, including one run scored and one RBI ; pitched two innings of relief, allowing three runs on four hits with a strikeout against Kentucky (March 5)...Pitched one inning of relief, allowing one run on one hit with one strikeout and also finished with a 2-for-5 performance, including a double, one scored run and two RBIs against Texas Southern (March 9, 2011)...Went 4-for5 against the Bobcats, including four RBIs and two scored runs; pitched one inning, allowing five runs to score (March 12)...Finished with a 3-for-5 performance, including a double, a triple, one RBI and one scored run in the series finale against Texas State; pitched 0.2 innings of relief, alllowing three runs on one hit (March 13)... Had two hits and two RBIs against Sam Houston State (March 15)... Was 2-for-5 with two runs and two RBIs against McNeese State, also pitched 2.1 innings, allowing three hits with one run (March 16)...Finished with a 2-for-5 performance with a RBI and scored run against Kent State (March 18)...Had a double against the Golden Flashes (March 19)...Finished with a double in the series finale against Kent State, also, pitched one inning of relief, allowing two runs on three hits with two strikeout (March 20)...Went 2-for-5 from the plate, including one RBI against Rice (March 23)...Went 1-for-5 from the plate, including a double and two RBIs against TCU (March 25)...Pitched two innings of relief against the Horne Frogs, allowing six runs on three hits with two strikeouts (March 26)... Pitched an inning of scoreless relief against Rice (March 29)...Made the start against Tulane, going seven scoreless innings, allowing three hits with six strikeouts (April 1)...Had a 1-for-4 performance in the series finale against Tulane with one scored run (April 3)...Went 2-for-4 against Lamar with one RBI (April 6)...At starter, pitched 4.2 innings, allowing eight runs on nine hits with two strikeouts against UAB (April 8)...Turned in 6.2 innings in the first game against Marshall, allowing one run on three hits with two strikeouts (April 15)...In Game Two of the doubleheader against Marshall, finished with a double and a RBI (April 15)...Went 2-for-3 in the series finale against Marshall, with a home run, a double, three RBIs and two scored runs (April 17)...Finished with a 2-for-4 performance against East Carolina with one scored run (April 23)...Went 3-for-4 against Lamar (April 27)...At designated hitter, went 1-for-4 with a double against UCF (April 30)...in the series finale against the Blazers, went 1-for-5 with an RBI (May 1)...Went 2-for-4 against Rice, with a RBI and a scored run (May 7)...Went 1-for-4 from the plate, with one scored run and one RBI against Southern Miss (May 13)...C-USA Championship: Pitched four innings in the tournament opener against East Carolina (May 25)...Went 2-for-4 against Southern Miss (May 26)...Went 2-for-4 in the championship game against Rice (May 28).
Made his first career start at right field on Opening Day, recording a hit (Feb. 19)... Went 3-for-4 at the plate against Texas State with an RBI, also pitched 1.1 innings of relief without giving up a hit (Feb. 21)... Was 4-for-6, scoring four runs with seven RBIs against Santa Clara (Feb. 26)... Followed that up with a 2-for-4 performance with an RBI against the Broncos... Also earned the pitching win going 2.0 innings while not allowing a run (Feb. 27)... In the series finale against Santa Clara, went 3-for-5 with a run scored and pitched the final 1.2 innings with two strikeouts (Feb. 28)...Started at first base and secured a walk against Rice (March 2)... Pitched the final 1.1 innings against Missouri with one hit and two strikeouts to earn the save (March 5)... Earned back-to-back saves after pitching the final inning against Texas with two strikeouts and one hit (March 6)... Had a hit, RBI and scored two runs against Texas Tech (March 7)... Had a hit and scored a run against Cal Poly (March 12)... Had two hits, two runs and an RBI against California (March 17)... Also earned the pitching win against the Golden Bears, going 3.2 innings, allowing one run with a strikeout... Earned the start against Arizona State, going 3.1 innings with five runs scored (March 21)... Finished with a hit and two RBIs against Stephen F. Austin (March 23)... Had a hit and scored a run in the series opener against UCF (March 26)... Recorded a hit and pitched an inning of relief with four strikeouts against the Golden Knights (March 27)... Finished the series finale against UCF with two runs, two hits and two RBIs (March 28)... Had a hit and scored a run against UTSA (March 30)...Threw five scoreless innings of relief work at Rice (April 3)... Closed out the final 0.1 innings against Sam Houston State to earn the save (April 6)... Was 2-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBIs against UTSA (April 13)... Earned a save against Memphis, pitching the final inning (April 16)... Finished 3-for-4 with a run scored against Memphis (April 17)... Recorded a hit and scored a run against Lamar (April 21)... Pitched 1.2 scoreless innings to close out the series opener against Southern Miss (April 23)... Made the start against the Golden Eagles in the series finale, going 3.1 innings with a strikeout (April 25)... Had a hit and scored a run against Sam Houston State (April 27).. Had a hit and two RBIs against Lamar (April 28)... Pitched a scoreless inning with a strikeout against UAB (April 30)... Hit first career home run against the Blazers and finished with two RBIs and earned the save going two innings (May 1)... Recorded two RBIs and two hits and pitched an inning of relief against Tulane (May 7)... Went 2.2 innings on the mound against the Green Wave, giving up a run with two strikeouts (May 9)... Had a hit and scored a run against Marshall (May 15)... Pitched the final 1.1 innings of a win over Marshall, allowing one hit (May 16)... Pitched the final inning of the opener against East Carolina, allowing two runs with two strikeouts (May 20)... Earned the save and hit a home run against the Pirates (May 21)... C-USA Championship: Pitched 1.1 innings of relief against Rice, allowing three earned runs (May 27).
LSU AT EUNICE
Played two seasons for head coach Jeff Willis... Junior College Division II World Series Champions... NJCAA Preseason All-American... NJCAA Distinguished All-American.
CENTRAL PRIVATE HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year letterwinner for head coach Kyle Achord... Three-time State Champion... Member of the National Honor Society... Beta Club member... Senior (2007): District Champions... State Champions... All-District selection... Louisville Slugger All-American... All-Star game MVP... Junior (2006): Louisville Slugger All-American... State Champions... District Champions... All-District selection... Sophomore (2005): State Champions... District Champions... All-District selection. Freshman (2004): District Champions... All-District selection... Also a four-year basketball letterwinner... All-District selection as a junior... All-MPSA selection as a senior.
Full name is Matthew Richard Creel... Born July 11, 1988... Son of Ricky and Becky Creel... Psychology major.