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Matt Pennington

Class: Junior
Position: LHP
Height: 6-0
Weight: 170

Previous School: Suwannee HS (St. John's River St.)

Hometown: Live Oak, Fla.

Previous School
• Attended St. John's River State College for two years
• Member of 2013 Mid-Florida Conference champions
• Named NJCAA Region 8/FCSAA Pitcher of the Week for April 23, 2013
• Posted a 7-5 record with a 2.42 ERA as a sophomore
• Appeared in 16 games with a 2.70 ERA over 34 innings as a freshman
• Received the NJCAA Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence in 2013
• Named the 2013 Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) Male Scholar Athlete of the Year
• Carried a 4.0 GPA and was selected the school's Male Student Athlete of the Year in 2012 and 2013
• 2013 recipient of the John C. Tindall Endowed Scholarship
• Named to St. John's River State Athletics Hall of Fame
• FCSAA All-Academic Team member
• President of the school's chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and a member of Student Government Association

Prep
• Graduate of Suwannee School
• Earned All-Gainesville honors as a junior and senior
• Class valedictorian
• Also played soccer

Personal
• Son of Steve and Paula Pennington
• Majoring in interdisciplinary studies
• Birthday is Sept. 10