2010-11 Baseball
Matthew Tomshaw
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Matthew Tomshaw
No.: 18
Pos.: LHP
Cl.: Sr.
Ht./Wt.: 6-1/202
B/T: R/L
Hometown/Last School: Kingston, N.Y./Kingston
Rosters: 2010-11 Baseball
2009-10 Baseball
2008-09 Baseball
2007-08 Baseball
AS A SENIOR (2011): Made 17 starts on the hill as a senior…led the team ERA (3.69), complete games (2), innings (102.1) and strikeouts (76)…drafted in the 42nd round of the MLB Draft by the Minnesota Twins at the end of the season…also named to the A-Sun all-tournament team and preseason all-conference team…scattered two hits and struck out two batters in six inning to get the win at No. 4 Florida…named A-Sun “Pitcher of the Week” after tossing complete-game shutout with five strikeouts at FGCU (5/1)… …threw 8 shutout innings at Belmont (4/2)…fanned 10 batters in 6.2 innings vs. Lipscomb (3/25)…allowed one earned run and fanned five in eight innings against USC Upstate (3/12)...earned A-Sun all-academic honors and was named to the Dean’s List.

AS A JUNIOR (2010): Enjoyed a career season by starting in 14 contests...earned second team all-A-Sun accolades after ranking third in the conference with eight wins and fourth with 92 innings...notched a career-best three complete games on the year to become the first Dolphin to accomplish the feat since Dennis Robinson (7) in 2004...his eight wins were the most by a JU pitcher since Matt Dobbins (12) in 2006...won five straight decisions from April 3-May 21...first win of the year was a two run, six hit performance against No. 20 Oklahoma (2/27)...tied a career high with eight strikeouts in a complete-game win over ETSU (4/10)...allowed more than two walks in a start on only two occasions...earned A-Sun Academic All-Conference honors.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2009): Appeared in 21 games, including eight starts on the mound...moved to the weekend rotation during the middle stretch of the season...as a starter, he went 3-2 with a 4.54 ERA in 40 innings...earned a win after allowing no earned runs in 6.1 innings while striking out a season-high seven at Florida Gulf Coast (3/21)...won his next outing (a complete game) after going a career-best seven innings while allowing no earned runs against USC Upstate (3/28) in a 10-run rule contest...as a reliever, he went 0-1 with a 3.38 ERA, a save, a .234 opponent batting average and 17 strikeouts in 16 innings...did not allow a run in 8-of-13 appearances...did not allow an earned run in his final seven appearances (6.1 innings)...notched a save after registering the final two outs at ETSU (4/11)...ranked fourth on the squad with 56 innings...earned A-Sun Academic All-Conference honors.

AS A FRESHMAN (2008): Appeared in 22 games, including two starts on the mound, in his first year with the program...tied for second on the staff with 22 appearances and ranked fourth with 40 strikeouts...tallied a season-high eight strikeouts in a season-high five innings of relief against ETSU (3/20)...notched his first save after striking out three and allowing one hit in two scoreless innings against Stetson (4/26)...struck out five batters in two innings of relief at Lipscomb (3/15)...hurled 2.1 innings of scoreless relief against Belmont (3/8)...earned his first collegiate start at Bethune-Cookman (4/15).

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year starter as a pitcher and outfielder for Michael Gropusso at Kingston High School…as a senior, he earned conference player of the year accolades along with first team all-conference and all-state honors after leading the squad to a conference and section title…went 8-2 with a 2.10 ERA and 85 strikeouts in 61.2 innings pitched while batting .429 with seven doubles, three triples, two home runs and 37 RBI...as a junior, he was named conference player of the year, first team all-conference and first team all-league after leading the Tigers to a 21-4 record en route to a conference and league title…went 5-1 with a 1.48 ERA and 70 strikeouts in 47.1 innings while batting .412 with six doubles, two home runs and 21 RBI…as a sophomore, he was first team all-conference and all-league after going 6-1 with a 0.96 ERA and 68 strikeouts in 46 innings while hitting .388 with five doubles, three triples and 17 RBI…as a freshman, he finished 6-0 with a 1.21 ERA and 81 strikeouts in 55 innings while batting .354 with seven doubles, two triples and 21 RBI…in AAU play, he was nominated for player of the year after going a combined 13-1 in 112 innings in two years with the World Yacht Clippers…also competed with the South Florida Bandits and the South Troy Dodgers.

PERSONAL: Born Dec. 17, 1988, in Kingston, N.Y…son of Tiber and Nettie…has a brother, Tiber III; and a sister, Lauren…also played in the high school band…major is finance.