Houston Falls 8-7 in 10 Innings to Southern Miss at C-USA Championship
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Drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 28th Round at No. 862 of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft.
Finished a solid career with a strong senior season...Made a team-high 20 appearances, all coming in relief...Served primarily as the Cougars' closer...Struck out 39 hitters in 34.2 innings...Recorded a 2-2 record and a 4.67 ERA...Tallied four saves...Pitched 7.1 scoreless in relief in back-to-back appearances vs. McNeese State (April 3) and at East Carolina (April 7)...Fanned a season-high seven in just 3.0 innings in a win over Marshall (April 20)...Earned first save in a win over Delaware (Feb. 18)...Went on to close out a win over Tennessee at the Houston College Classic (March 2)...Closed a one-run win at Oklahoma State (March 18)... Recorded fourth save in 1.0 inning effort vs. Lamar (April 10)...Held opponents to a .233 average...Pitched a season-long 4.0 innings and didn't allow a hit with four strikeouts at East Carolina in relief...Suffered a broken jaw in early May, sidelining him for the end of the C-USA schedule...Appeared in seven conference games...In 15.1 innings, struck out 18...Held C-USA hitters to a low .169 average...Pitched 1.1 innings of hitless ball with two strikeouts vs. Rice (Feb. 28)
Made an appearance in relief allowing one run on three hits against Texas A&M (March 6)...Pitched one inning of relief, allowing zero runs and one hit against McNeese State (March 8, 2011)...Pitched five innings, allowing two runs on one hit with three strikeouts against Texas State (March 11)...At starter, pitched seven innings, allowing two runs on four hits with three strikeouts against Kent State (March 18)...Turned in 5.1 innings, allowing six runs on 12 hits with two strikeouts (March 25)...At starter, pitched eight scoreless innings, allowing nine hits with two strikeouts against Tulane (April 3)...Pitched six innings against UAB, allowing four runs on four hits with five strikeouts (April 10)...At starter, pitched three innings against Marshall (April 17)...Pitched nine innings, allowing one run on eight hits in the series finale against Southern Miss (May 15)...C-USA Championship: As the starter, pitched 6.1 innings against Southern Miss (May 26).
Recorded 2.1 innings of relief, allowing two runs (Feb. 20)... Pitched 0.1 inning against Santa Clara (Feb. 26)...Earned the start against Rice and went 2.1 innings (March 2)... Went 2.1 innings against Texas Tech, giving up three hits with three strikeouts (March 7)... Recorded 4.2 innings of relief against Cal Poly, allowing six hits and four runs with a career-high 10 strikeouts (March 12).... Went 1.2 innings against California, allowing five runs on five hits with a strikeout (March 17)... Earned the pitching win in a start against Stephen F. Austin, going five innings while allowing two runs on eight hits with three strikeouts (March 23)... Went 1.1 innings against UCF, allowing no hits with three strikeouts (March 27)... Pitched one inning of scoreless relief, allowing two hits (March 30)... Turned in 0.2 innings of scoreless relief against Sam Houston State (April 6)... Pitched 0.2 innings of relief, allowing two runs (April 10)... Made the start against UTSA, going three innings, allowing five runs with three strikeouts (April 13)... Turned in 2.2 innings of relief, allowing two runs (April 18)... Pitched 2.1 innings of relief, allowing two runs against Southern Miss (April 23)... Made the start against Sam Houston State, going 4.2 innings, allowing two runs with two strikeouts (April 27)... Earned his first save of the season, going 1.2 scoreless innings with four strikeouts in a win over UAB (May 1)... Pitched the final 2.2 innings against Marshall, allowing one run on four hits with a strikeout (May 15)... Pitched 1.2 scoreless innings against East Carolina, allowing one hit with two strikeouts (May 22).
In second career start, pitched 3.2 innings, allowing seven hits, two walks and two strikeouts against Rice (Feb. 25)... Started against Louisiana-Lafayette, pitching 5.1 innings, striking out two batters and allowing five hits and one walk to record the win (March 24)... Went 3.1 innings in a start against UTSA, giving up five hits, four runs, while striking out five against UTSA (April 1)... Earned his first career save, going 0.2 innings against Marshall, allowing one hit and no runs (April 26)... Pitched one inning, not allowing a hit and striking out a batter against McNeese State (April 29)... Closed out the game against UCF, going one inning without allowing a run (May 16)... Pitched 2.2 innings against Rice at the C-USA Tournament, allowing three runs and three strikeouts (May 22).
MAYDE CREEK HIGH SCHOOL
Coached by Lynn Leonard...Third-Team HSAB All-Houston selection...Second-Team All-District Pitcher...Two-year letterman in basketball. Junior (2007): First-Team Preseason All Houston in 2006-07. Sophomore 2006: First-Team All-District Pitcher in 2005-06.
Full name is Matthew Oliver Wiley... Born on Dec. 11,1989 in Harvey, Ill. ...Son of Mark and Jane Wiley... Also recruited by Auburn, Ole Miss, Sam Houston, LSU and Texas Tech... Majoring in Sports Administration.