|Hometown:||Federal Way, Wash.|
|High School:||Todd Beamer HS|
WASHINGTON STATE CAREER
Sophomore (2014) – Set Cougar single-season record with 31 appearances, all in relief…earned first-collegiate victory, March 7 against Texas State when he fanned three in one shutout inning…game started streak of seven-straight shutout appearances…did not give up a run in nine-consecutive outings, April 15-May 11…finished 2-2 with 5.30 ERA and 24 strikeouts in 18 2/3 innings.
Freshman (2013) – Pitched 14 1/3 innings in 11 appearances with a 5.02 ERA…tallied 14 strikeouts and six walks…allowed zero earned runs in all but three of his appearances for the Cougars.
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Lettered three times in baseball…2011 second team all-league pitcher and first team all-city…2012 first team all-league, first team all-city and first team all-state.
Matthew Scott Bower…father Gordon and mother Debra…older brother Aaron.