Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#44 Mathew Troupe
Position: Right Handed Pitcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Northridge, Calif.
High School: Chaminade College Prep
Experience: 3 Letters

Career Statistics | 20142013 | 2012

Honors and Awards
-       2013 Pac-12 All-Academic (Second Team)
-       2013 NCBWA Stopper of the Year Midseason Watch List

Arizona 2015
Fully recovered from Tommy John surgery entering the season … Could factor into back end of bullpen or even a more prominent role as a starter ... Enters season with 15 career saves, tied for third-most in program history.

Arizona 2014

Anticipated moving into starting rotation, but instead underwent Tommy John surgery in early March … Made midweek start against Utah Valley (2/18), but was ineffective and allowed six runs on eight hits with a walk and a strikeout in 1.2 innings … Season debut came with 2.0 shutout innings with two hits and two walks allowed to go with four strikeouts against Kent State (2/15).

Arizona 2013
Club’s closer throughout much of the season … Led team with nine saves, which ranked No. 5 in the conference and ranked sixth in school single-season history … Posted a 6-0 record with a 3.29 earned run average over 38.1 innings in 29 total appearances … Retired both batters faced in 0.2 innings of work against USC (May 24) to earn victory out of the bullpen … Tossed 0.1 innings in all three games against Arizona State (May 17-19). Totaled seven walks over the three appearances and gave up two runs on two hits in second game … Charged for four runs allowed don six hits in 2.0 innings of relief against UCLA (May 12) … Combined for 5.2 shutout innings with four strikeouts, no walks and just three hits allowed in relief outings against Washington (May 4-5). Earned the victory after career-long 3.2 innings of work in finale … Did not record an out and allowed three base runners in relief against Arizona State (April 30) … Pitched two shutout innings with two hits and two strikeouts in relief against Alabama State (April 27) … Allowed a run on two hits and two walks but earned the win after 2.1 innings of relief at Stanford (April 20) … Pitched a perfect ninth inning to earn his ninth save in victory over Arizona State (April 16) … Allowed three runs in 0.1 innings at Washington State (April 13) … Recorded a pair of saves over 3.1 combined innings in two appearances against California (April 6-7) … Picked up two saves in two outings against Utah (March 28, 30). Struck out three in two shutout innings of first game and added three more despite allowing a run on three hits in second appearance … Allowed a run on one hit over 1.2 innings and three appearances at Oregon (March 22-24) … Struck out two in 1.2 scoreless innings against Oregon State (March 16) … Picked up two wins out of the bullpen against Columbia (March 8, 10). Tossed a perfect inning with a strikeout in first outing, then struck out six and scattered one hit in three innings of series finale … Struck out two and walked one in shutout inning against Texas Tech (March 5) … Tallied a pair of strikeouts and allowed one hit in 1.1 scoreless innings to earn save against San Francisco (March 1) … Combined for 2.0 shutout innings of relief with three strikeouts in two appearances against Utah Valley (Feb. 26-27) … Collected save with 1.1 shutout innings and two strikeouts against San Jose State (Feb. 24) … Tallied two strikeouts and scattered a walk and a base hit while earning save in 1.2 innings of work at Long Beach State (Feb. 20) … Struck out all four hitters her faced in 1.1 innings to earn save during sophomore season debut against Coppin State (Feb. 17).

Arizona 2012
Emerged as the team's closer throughout much of true freshman season ... Pitched in 24 games with a 6-1 record and a 3.47 ERA with a team-leading six saves ... Made one mid-week start ... Led all UA relievers with 44 strikeouts over 36.1 innings pitched ... Allowed just one earned run over final 13.2 innings pitched (0.66 ERA), including no earned runs allowed in 4.2 innings pitched over three postseason appearances ... Earned two victories at the College World Series ... Pitched 1.1 innings with no runs allowed and two strikeouts to earn the win in 4-1 victory over South Carolina in second game of championship series to clinch national title (6/25) ... Tossed the final 2.2 innings to earn a victory in 4-3, 12-inning affair against Florida State in opening game of College World Series. Allowed just one base runner and struck out three (6/15) ... Pitched 0.2 innings to earn the win in an 8-7, 10-inning victory over St. John's in Game 1 of the Tucson Super Regional (6/8) ... Gave up one run on a hit and two walks in 1.1 innings against Arizona State in regular season finale (5/27) ... Threw 2.2 scoreless innings with three strikeouts in victory at USC (5/20) ... Made first career start in non-conference mid-week tilt at Arizona State (5/16). Pitched five scoreless innings with a career-high six strikeouts to earn the win ... Gave up a run on a hit and a walk in 0.1 innings against Oregon (5/4) ... Allowed a run on two hits and a walk with a strikeout in 1.0 innings of work against East Tennessee State (4/29) ... Surrendered two runs on a hit and a walk in relief outing at Washington (4/22) ... Suffered first career loss with four earned runs allowed on two hits and two walks in appearance at Arizona State (4/17) ... Pitched 3.0 strong innings with just one unearned run allowed and two strikeouts against UCLA (4/15) ... Picked up sixth save of season with 2.1 shutout innings and three strikeouts at Utah (4/7) ... Pitched in all three games of first Pac-12 road series at Oregon State (3/23-25). Collected a strikeout and a walk in 0.1 innings of series opener. Earned fourth save of season next day with a strikeout in 1.0 shutout innings to close game. Followed that up with fifth save next day in 1.1 scoreless innings with three strikeouts in 7-5, series-clinching victory ... Pitched in both games of double-header sweep against Washington State (3/17). Registered third save of season in 1.0 scoreless innings of 8-7 win in first game. Gave up one run on a hit with a strikeout in 0.2 innings of second game ... Gave up two earned runs on two hits and three walks, but also struck out four, including three in the bottom of the ninth inning, to earn second career save at Rice (3/14) ... Allowed two runs on two hits and a walk, but struck out three in 1.2 innings of relief to earn pitching win against Eastern Michigan (3/11) ... Struck out two and gave up one unearned run in 2.0 innings against UC Davis (3/7) to earn first collegiate pitching victory ... Recorded a pair of strikeouts and allowed one hit in 1.0 innings against Harvard (3/4) ... Earned first career save in 1.1 scoreless innings with two strikeouts against Harvard (3/3) ... Turned in 2.0 scoreless innings with two strikeouts and four hits allowed against Auburn (2/24) ... Made collegiate debut with 1.2 scoreless innings and two strikeouts in no decision against Utah Valley (2/21).

Selected by the New York Yankees with the 539th overall pick in the 16th round of the 2011 MLB First-Year Player Draft.

High School
Earned varsity letters at Chaminade College Prep under coach Frank Mutz ... A talented all-around baseball player that was at one time a prospect as a catcher ... Emerged as a top pitcher late in high school career ... Registered a 5-2 record and a 1.00 ERA as a senior at Chaminade ... Struck out 91, allowed just 19 walks and limited opponents to a .157 batting average as a senior ... Hit .358 with a home run and nine doubles as a senior ... Racked up five double-digit strikeout performances ... Tallied 20 strikeouts in nine innings pitched over two games in same week as a senior ... Earned 2011 Rawlings Second Team All-American recognition ... Named a Perfect Game Underclass Honorable Mention honoree in 2009 and 2010 ... All-CIF Division 2 Second Team in 2011 ... Named to First Team All-Mission League in 2011 ... Named to the All-Daily News Preseason team entering senior campaign ... Began high school career at Grenada Hills as a freshman ... Burst onto scene with a four-hit shutout as freshman at Dodger Stadium in City Selection Invitational ... Recognized as LA Daily News Newcomer of the Year in 2008.

Born in Glendale, Calif. ... Graduated from Chaminade College Preparatory in West Hills, Calif., in 2011 ... Son of Mark and Lyndy Troupe ... Has one younger sister, Christina ... Earned recognition on school honor rolls all four years ... Began high school at Granada Hills ... Hobbies include watching movies and spending time outdoors ... Favorite professional sports teams include the San Francisco 49ers, Los Angeles Kings and Tottenham Hotspur ... Future career aspirations include working in the front office of an MLB team ... Considers his parents and grandmother as most inspirational people in his life … Rooms with teammates Nathan Bannister, Zach Gibbons and Cody Ramer … Is enrolled in the College of Letters, Arts and Science as an agribusiness economics & management major with a minor in business administration.