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JUNIOR (2009): Appeared in 45 games, including 21 starts...batted .258 with four doubles, one home run, and eight RBI...posted two hits, one run and career-high four RBI at No. 22 Gonzaga, April 14, while drilling first-career home run...collected career-high three hits, including a double and RBI at No. 1 Arizona State, April 11...All-Pacific-10 Academic First Team.
SOPHOMORE (2008): Played in 33 games, including 15 starts...batted .231 with three doubles, one triple, and seven RBI...collected two hits, a double, and a RBI at No. 17 Stanford, March 28, and in second game of doubleheader against UC Davis, April 5...Pac-10 All-Academic First Team.
FRESHMAN (2007): Appeared in 24 games, including 10 starts...batted .242 with one double and three RBI...had two hits at No. 10 Arizona State April 15...had two runs batted in during 17-7 win over Utah Valley State, March 1.
FANELLI'S HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Earned two varsity letters under head coach Michael Spencer...team captain as a junior...led his team to a ninth place finish in the state...named All-Narrows League First Team after hitting .428 with seven doubles and two home runs as a third baseman...team captain as a senior...batted .447 with seven triples and two home runs.
Matthew Scott Fanelli...born in Fernandina Beach, Fla...age 22...parents Eric, a forester, and Deb...held a 3.69 GPA in high school and was National Merit Scholar...hobbies include reading and photography...psychology major...WSU President's Honor Roll.