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Matt Lowenstein
Matt Lowenstein

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chino Hills, Calif.

High School:
Chino Hills HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 225

Position:
OF

B/T:
L/R



05/19/2013

Lions Fall to Santa Clara in Season Finale

LMU dropped the finale of the 2013 season on Sunday.

05/18/2013

McGrath's Complete Game Guides Lions to 2-1 Victory in Pitcher's Duel

Patrick McGrath tossed his first career complete game on Saturday.

05/17/2013

Plaia's Two-Homer Day Powers LMU Past Santa Clara, 12-6

Colton Plaia collected his first career multi-homer day on Friday.

05/16/2013

Lions Seek WCC Tournament Berth, Senior Day Sunday

LMU will open a must-win three game series with Santa Clara on Friday.

05/14/2013

Final Midweek Brings UC Santa Barbara to Page Wednesday

LMU will host UC Santa Barbara on Wednesday at 3 p.m.

03/15/2013

Inside the Lions Post Game presented by MUSCLE MILK

BASE | LMU 3, Pepperdine 0

03/09/2013

Inside the Lions Post Game presented by MUSCLE MILK

BASE | LMU 5, #26 Oklahoma State 2

03/05/2013

Interview with Matt Lowenstein after 6-4 loss at UCR

Interview with Matt Lowenstein after 6-4 loss at UCR

02/11/2013

2013 Baseball Season Preview

2013 Baseball Season Preview with head coach Jason Gill.

11/01/2012

Interviews with the player-managers prior to the start of the 2012 Crimson/Navy World Series

Interviews with the player-managers prior to the start of the 2012 Crimson/Navy World Series

05/18/2013

BASE | LMU 2, Santa Clara 1

LMU Basketball - May 18, 2013

04/26/2013

Baseball vs. Gonzaga (GM1) - 3/30/13

Baseball vs. Gonzaga (GM1) - 3/30/13 Photos by Jeff Golden

04/26/2013

Baseball vs. San Diego - 4/5/13

Baseball vs. San Diego - 4/5/13 Photos by Jeff Golden

02/15/2013

2013 Baseball Alumni Game

2013 Baseball Alumni Game

03/15/2012

LMU Baseball vs. UNLV - Feb. 18, 2012

LMU Baseball vs. UNLV - Feb. 18, 2012

BRIEFLY
Matt Lowenstein is in his fourth season with LMU baseball... 2013 Preseason All-WCC selection... 2013 College Sports Madness preseason second team All-Conference... first team All-WCC selection as a junior... All-WCC honorable mention selection as a sophomore... Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Louisville Slugger and Ping!Baseball Freshman All-American in 2010... 2010 West Coast Conference Freshman of the Year... matched a LMU single-game record with four doubles against Albany on March 27, 2010... enters the year 10 walks shy of cracking the Top-10 in LMU history (91)...

AT LMU
2012... first team All-WCC selection... preseason All-WCC selection... hit .293 with a WCC-best 45 walks, team-high 36 runs scored, 10 doubles and three triples... 45 walks were tied for ninth-most in a single season in LMU history... reached at a .430 clip and drove in 28 runs... batted .381 with 22 runs scored, six doubles, three triples and 26 RBI en route to a .527 on-base percentage against WCC opponents... posted 15 multi-hit games, including 10 two-hit, four three-hit and one four-hit performance... reached base safely in 28 games from March 2-April 24... earned Rawlings WCC Player of the Week on May 21 after hitting .533 (8-for-15) with six runs scored, five walks and a RBI over four games that week... the leadoff hitter was outstanding in the weekend series against Pepperdine, hitting .700 (7-for-10) with four runs scored, a double and four walks... he reached base in each of his first 10 plate appearances against the Waves, spanning the first two contests... slugged .800 and reached at a .786 clip against the Waves... went 3-for-4 and fell a homer shy of the cycle with a career-best four RBI at Santa Clara on May 26... hit safely in 12 straight games from March 11-April 3, batting .395 over that span... drove in a pair of runs on February 26 vs. Cal Poly... posted a pair of hits and a RBI at UCSB on March 3... batted .500 (7-for-14) with two runs scored, two doubles, a triple and four RBI in three games against Nevada... reached base at a .588 clip while slugging .786 at Nevada... first triple of the year came on March 23 at Nevada... went 3-for-4 and scored LMU's lone two runs with a walk and a double on March 24 at Nevada... 3-for-4 with a double, a run scored and two RBI on March 30 vs. Saint Mary's... batted .378 with three doubles, a triple, 10 RBI and 10 runs scored in March.... in addition, drew an impressive 13 walks in March while managing just two in February... went 2-for-3 with a double, a RBI, two walks and three runs scored in game one of a doubleheader against San Francisco on April 14... notched three hits against Long Beach State on April 17... went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two walks on April 29 at Gonzaga.... drew 22 walks in the month of April... batted .308 against right-handed pitchers... hit .361 with runners on base, including .500 with the bases loaded... reached base in 41 of 98 chances as a leadoff hitter (.418)... posted 12 RBI in 13 chances with a runner at third and less than two out... notched 10 two-out RBI...

2011... honorable mention All-WCC selection... batted a team-best .349 with 32 runs scored, nine doubles, a triple and 21 RBI... stole nine bases in 15 attempts... drew a team-high 30 walks... posted 19 multi-hit games and four multi-RBI games... a preseason All-West Coast Conference selection... batted .311 with nine runs scored, three doubles and seven RBI against WCC opponents... also stole four bases against WCC teams... batted .377 (26-for-69) when leading off an inning... garnered West Coast Conference Player of the Week on February 28, hitting safely in all four games the previous week (at Long Beach and a three-game home series against Nevada) and batting .667 with eight runs scored, a triple, four walks and five RBI... he collected multiple hits in three of the four games, and multiple RBI in two of the four... went 3-for-4 with two runs scored, a triple and a career-high tying three RBI on February 27 versus Nevada... went 3-for-3 with a pair of walks and three runs scored at Long Beach State on February 22... posted a 13-game hitting streak from March 19-April 16... batted .449 (22-for-49) with three doubles, eight walks, five stolen bases and five RBI over the hitting streak... hit safely in 10 straight games from February 19 to March 4... named WCC Player of the Month for the month of February after batting .519 with a team-best nine runs scored, a triple and five RBI while drawing seven walks out of the leadoff spot in all but one game in the month... reached base at a .611 clip and slugged .593 while stealing a pair of bases... had a pair of hits, a run scored, a RBI and a double against San Diego State on March 15... went 3-for-4 with a run scored and a stolen bases on March 19 versus No. 14 UC Irvine... batted 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored at Cal State Northridge on March 25... had two hits in each of the three games against Santa Clara from April 8-10... batted 2-for-3 with two runs scored, a RBI, a walk and two stolen bases against Santa Clara on April 10... finished 2-for-4 with a run scored and a walk on April 16 versus Gonzaga... batted 3-for-4 with a run scored and two RBI on May 8 against Cal State Bakersfield... went 2-for-2 with two doubles, a run scored and two walks on May 9 versus Cal State Bakersfield...

2010... garnered Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Louisville Slugger and Ping!Baseball Freshman All-American accolades... named 2010 West Coast Conference Freshman of the Year... honorable mention All-WCC selection... hit safely in each of the last 16 games of the year... batted .344 with 32 runs scored, 15 doubles, four triples, a homer and 30 RBI... started 43 games while appearing in 47 overall... finished the season first on the squad in on-base percentage (.419) and was second in batting average (.344), triples (4), doubles (15) and stolen bases (5)... placed tied for fourth in the WCC in triples, ninth in on-base percentage and 10th in batting average... amassed 15 multiple-hit games and eight multiple-RBI games... season-best four hits came when he finished 4-for-4 with four doubles, a run scored and a RBI against Albany on March 27... the four doubles matched a program record set by Joe Ciccarella on February 23, 1991 against San Francisco... twice collected a high-water mark of three RBI... lone home run this year came on May 14 against Pepperdine... hit .325 with 15 runs scored, six doubles, two triples, a home run and 13 RBI in WCC play... 13 RBI tied him for third most among freshmen, while he led all WCC rookies in total bases (39), while tying for second in hits (26) and runs... hit safely in 36 of his 46 games with an at bat as a freshman... batted .340 against left-handed pitching and .345 against righties... hit .356 with runners on base... hit .329 with the bases empty... managed a .435 average when leading off an inning... batted .352 with runners in scoring position... recorded 14 two-out RBI...

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2009 graduate of Chino Hills High School in Chino Hills, Calif... earned two varsity letters for coach Kyle Billingsley... served as team captain in his senior year... garnered All-League recognition as a junior and senior... named All-CIF as a senior... member of the 2009 Senior Inland Valley All-Star game... batted .449 with six home runs, 27 RBI, four triples and 11 doubles as a senior... scored 33 runs and swiped seven bases in his final season...

PERSONAL
Matthew Eugene Lowenstein was born May 3, 1991 in Chino, Calif... son of Laura and Steven Lowenstein... has one brother, Dylan... recruited by UC Riverside and Cal State Fullerton, but chose LMU because of the coaching staff and the great educational opportunity... a sociology major.

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