Catcher who suffered a back injury early in the season and
was lost for the year.
2013: Was 2-for-4 with one double, two RBIs, and a
.500 on-base percentage in six games (two starts at catcher) ... came off the
bench and hit a single in the second game of a doubleheader against Wright
State on Feb. 23; it was his first career hit ... came off the bench and hit a
two-run double against Wofford on Mar. 6 ... won the Omaha Challenge
competition among fielders in the fall of 2012.
Clemson: First-team all-district as a
senior ... second-team all-region as a senior ... first-team all-district as a
junior ... first-team all-district catcher as a sophomore ... second-team
all-region as a sophomore ... second-team all-district outfielder as a freshman
... lettered four times in baseball and two times in football ... coached by
Brad Bauder at Woodgrove High School.
Personal: Majoring in elementary education ... born
Matthew Isaac Reed on Mar. 8, 1994 in Purcellville, VA.