Arizona 2010 Played in one game against Long Beach State (2/27) before missing rest of season with injury ... Redshirted the season.
Arizona 2009 Entered season as a critical part of UA's bullpen as one of only two left-handed arms on the team ... Earned three wins early in the season, before season was cut short due to an arm injury that forced season-ending surgery ... Made eight appearances with a 3-0 record ... Pitched 0.2 innings at UNLV on Feb. 24 and picked up first win of the season ... Tallied another win one day later, pitching 2.0 innings and allowing one run on one hit at UNLV ... Pitched in two games against Georgia (Feb. 27-28). Allowed three runs on four hits over the two appearances ... Collected third win of the season against Holy Cross (March 3). Tossed 2.2 innings in relief, allowing just one and scattered five hits
Arizona 2008 Made 14 appearances - all out of the bullpen ... Posted a 7.07 ERA ...Struck out 16 batters and allowed only seven walks in 14 innings pitched ... Arizona State (May 22-24): Allowed four runs in one inning of work over two games ... San Diego State (April 29-30): Turned in 2.2 innings of work in the series, allowing one run on two hits and struck out three batters ... at New Mexico (April 15-16): Pitched 1.1 scoreless innings in second game of series, allowing only one hit ... Indiana State (April 11-13): Pitched 1.1 scoreless innings in series-opening game, striking out three batters ... at San Diego St. (April 8-9): Allowed three hits but no runs in second game of mid-week series ... at Oklahoma State (March 25-26): Pitched 0.2 innings with a strikeout in second game of mid-week series ... Cal State Fullerton (March 14-16): Pitched one full scoreless inning in final game of series ... Sacramento State (Feb. 29 - March 2): Made Arizona debut by retiring only batter faced in 0.1 innings in second game of series.
High School Graduated from Brophy Preparatory School in Phoenix, Ariz., in 2007 ... Earned two varsity letters in baseball for head coach Tom Succow ... Team captain his senior season ... Team won the Arizona Division I state championship his junior year and finished runner-up his senior season ... Went 5-1 with four saves as a senior in 2007 ... Honorable mention All-Desert Valley Region in 2007 ... Academic all-state in 2007.
Summer Leagues Played Connie Mack ball for the Arizona Firebirds ... Team won the Western Region championship and advanced to the Connie Mack World Series.
Personal Full name: Matthew Flynn Chaffee ... Born 12/19/1988 in Phoenix, Ariz. ... Son of Kevin and Paula Chaffee ... Has a younger brother, Willie ... Is enrolled in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences with a major in regional development and a minor in business.