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#2 Matt Jackson
Position: Infield
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 176
Year: Junior
Hometown: Morgan Hill, Calif.
High School: Valley Christian
Experience: 2 Letters
PERSONAL
Born in Santa Monica, Calif. ... son of Debbie and David Jackson ... has a younger brother, Joshua, and an older sister, Nicole ... intends to major in communications.

WASHINGTON
2015:  25 games, 12 starts ... started and led off last two games at WSU and vs. Seattle (April 14), going 3x7, 3 R, 2 BB... started and led off the 8 games (3/7-21) in LF and was 6x28, 5 RBI, 5 R, 3 2B ... 2x4, 3 RBI in 5-0 win over Pepperdine, (3/7); 2x3, 2 R  in 5-3 loss vs. Pepperdine (3/8) ... pinch hit vs. Oklahoma St. and collected a hit ... made the switch from playing infield to outfield during the fall.

2014:
Played in 24 games, four starts (3 at third base, 1 at second base) ... hit .511 vs. lefties (5-for-11) and .33 with runners in scoring position (4-for-12, 2 RBI) ... 2-for-2 May 5 vs. Grand Canyon ... made 2 starts at 3B in WSU series (1-for-6) .. made 1st start April 14 vs. Northern Colorado and was 2-for4, run, RBI ... 2-for-2, 2 runs and RBI in 2 games at USC ...came in as defensive replacement vs. Nebraska ... went 0-for-2 after entering game vs. Oregon State as a pinch-runner.

2013:
 Missed the entire 2013 season due to injury and thus redshirted the year. 

2012:
Appeared in 24 games, starting two, as a true freshman ... was a frequent pinch runner and second baseman ... started at second Feb. 24 at UC Irvine and April 6 vs. Stanford ... in first career game, went 1-for-1 and scored two runs off the bench Feb. 17 at San Diego State ... handled 14 error-free chances in the field.

VALLEY CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL
Won three varsity letters playing for coach John Diatte at Valley Christian in San Jose, Calif. ... served as the team's captain as a senior, when he helped lead the Warriors to a 9-5 league record ... earned honorable mention all-league as a sophomore, junior and senior ... batted .320 as a senior, .405 as a junior and .300 as a sophomore ... graduated with a 3.85 grade point average.


GETTING TO KNOW MATT JACKSON

First baseball memory:
Baseball really got serious for me when I played in the New York Cooperstown Tournament.

Favorite TV Shows:
ESPN, National Geographic

Pre-game ritual:
Don’t really believe in that because I think a player should be able to go no matter the environment.

Other hobbies:
I enjoy hunting and fishing.

Jackson Career Stats
Yearavggp-gsabrh2b3bhrrbitbslg%bbhbpsogdpob%sfshsb-attpoaefld%
2012.... .071 24-2 14 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 .071 1 0 3 2 .133 0 0 0-0 6 8 0 1.000
2014.... .318 24-4 22 8 7 0 0 0 2 7 .318 1 2 3 0 .385 1 1 2-2 4 8 1 .923
2015.... .250 29-14 56 11 14 4 0 0 5 18 .321 5 2 11 3 .328 1 1 1-2 20 0 1 .952
TOTAL... .239 77-20 92 24 22 4 0 0 7 26 .283 7 4 17 5 .314 2 2 3-4 30 16 2 .958

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