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#18 Matt Berninger
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Year: Senior
Hometown: Gaithersburg, Md.
High School: Quince Orchard

2007: Appeared in eight games, starting one ... finished with no decisions ... pitched 14.1 innings, striking out nine batters ... started against Manhattan on April 25, throwing five innings, and allowing only one earned run on nine base hits ... pitched perfect innings in relief at Gardner-Webb and at Western Carolina.

2006: Started two games before suffering season-ending arm injury ... was 0-1 with a 6.97 ERA in 10.1 innings ... pitched 6.1 innings, striking out five and allowing four earned runs against Davidson ... threw four innings, struck out three against Florida Atlantic.

2005: Made 10 appearances, six starts ... earned first collegiate win over Manhattan ... threw for five innings allowing five hits, one run (not earned) and struck out one batter ... pitched 5.1 innings vs. Fairleigh Dickinson, striking out a career-high seven batters ... struck out three batters in 3.2 innings against Elon ... had two strikeouts in two innings vs. Rutgers ... finished the season 1-4 with a 4.68 ERA (ranked third on team).

Pre-Columbia: Played baseball at Quince Orchard ... three years varsity, captain as a junior and senior ... Maryland American Legion State Tournament Most Valuable Player ... Legion State Champs 2003 and 2004 ... pitched a no-hitter on July 7, 2003 ... served as the student body government president.

Personal: Mathematics major ... son of Mark and Cathy ... birthdate is May 16, 1986.