Cal Baseball BIO
Darrel Matthews
Player Profile:
Darrel Matthews 1260247
Position: Outfield
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 158
Year: Junior
Hometown: Concord, Calif.
High School: Clayton Valley

- Batted .275 (41-for-149, .239 vs. Pac-10) with five doubles, four triples (6th in Pac-10) and 18 RBI
- Was 1-for-3 with a run scored June 23 vs. Virginia, and 1-for-4 June 21 vs. Texas A&M and June 19 vs. Virginia in the College World Series
- Went 3-for-7 in the June 11-12 Santa Clara Super Regional
- Was 1-for-2 with a two-run double June 4 vs. Alcorn State, and 1-for-1 with two runs June 5 vs. Rice at the Houston Regional
- Hit his fourth triple of the season to plate two runs April 19 vs. UC Davis
- Had a career-high eight-game hitting streak April 2-16 (12-for-32, .375, 2-2B, 3-3B, eight RBI)
- Hit a triple in each of the games during the Arizona series April 8-10
- Went 2-for-3 with a double and three RBI April 3 vs. USC
- Was a perfect 3-for-3 with three runs in the second game of doubleheader vs. Ohio State March 20
- Went 2-for-4 with three RBI, including a key two-run single in the ninth inning, Feb. 20 vs. Utah
- Had 35 starts in center field, five starts in left field and three starts as designated hitter


- Batted .259 (22-for-85, .286 vs. Pac-10) with three doubles, two triples and 11 RBI
- Had a pinch hit single vs. North Carolina in the NCAA regional
- Was 2-for-5 with a double, triple and two RBI March 17 vs. Houston
- Went 2-for-3 with two RBI in the Feb. 19 season-opener vs. Southern Utah and had an RBI in each of the three games versus the Thunderbirds
- Batted .313 (10-for-32) with runners in scoring position
- Started 23 games in center field as a true freshman


- At Clayton Valley High School was two-time first-team All-Bay Valley Athletic League and a 2009 MaxPreps second-team all-state selection
- Batted .440 with 10 doubles, eight triples and nine stolen bases as a senior
- Majoring in American studies
- Parents are Darrel Matthews, Sr. and Crystal Matthews
- Born October 25, 1990 in Kansas City, Mo.

Most Hits: 3, March 20, 2011 vs. Ohio State (3-for-3)
Most Runs: 3, twice, last time April 10, 2011 at Arizona
Most RBI: 3, twice, last time April 3, 2011 vs. USC (2-for-3, 2B)
Career Grand Slams: None
Longest Hitting Streak: 8, April 2-16, 2011
(12-for-32, .375, 2-2B, 3-3B, 8 RBI)

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