Memphis returns eight starters from last year's team
2014 - Junior Redshirted.
Cleveland State Community College Was a two-year starter for Cleveland State Community College, making 24 starts behind the plate ... Hit .260 as a freshman ... Played in 14 games at catcher in 2013 before missing the rest of the season due to injury ... Went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBI against Southwest Tennessee CC in 2013.
Prep Lettered three years as a catcher at Soddy Daisy High School ... Received all-district and all-region honors ... Trojans advanced to the state tournament in 2011 ... Hit a team-high .442 during the 2011 state playoffs ... Selected to the Tennessee All-Star Game ... Threw out 84 percent of the attempted base stealers ... Among the top in the district with 16 doubles.
Personal Son of Damian and Shirley DeMatteo ... First name is Damian ... Lettered three years as a quarterback ... Majors in Interdisciplinary Studies.