Matt graduated from Venice, HS in Sarasota Florida in 2010. He was a two sport athlete, basketball and baseball for Venice being named all district in both and all region in baseball.
Matt made his way to Missouri after high school as he attended Lindenwood College in St. Louis 2011-2012. Matt finished his college baseball career playing for Southeast Missouri State his junior and senior seasons from 2012-2014. SEMO won their first OVC title since 2002 his senior season, 2014, when he had his best year. He was named OVC Player of the Year. His stats read: .386 batting average, 15 homeruns, 71 runs batted in (still a school record). He was in the top 10 for the Nation in 5 offensive categories and was 1st team all OVC and was a National Collegiate Baseball All American.
It was no surprise he drew interest in the 2014 draft. The Braves selected him in the 10th round (pick #313). He played for the Danville Braves and the Rome Braves from 2014-2016. He was voted fan favorite in 2014 and was named the best defensive 1B in the Braves organization in 2015.
His career unfortunately was cut short with injuries and his misfortune was our good fortune. Matt moved back to Cape and is finishing up his Masters at Southeast.
Josh was a 2000 graduate from Notre Dame High School where he played four years of varsity baseball. He still holds many records at Notre Dame.
He was signed by Southeast Missouri State and played there his freshman year.
He transferred to Jeff Co as a sophomore where he was named an All-Region Player at JEFFCO, where he led the team in hitting with a .410 batting avg.
His junior year he was signed by Central Missouri State and graduated from there in 2004. At UCMO he was an ALL-MIAA conference player his senior year and was also selected to the Division II World Series All-Tournament Team. In both years he attended UCMO the teams record was 58-9.
Josh currently is a teacher and coach at Notre Dame Regional High School.