#34 - Zach Mathieu
Position: 1B
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Derry, N.H.
High School: Pinkerton Acad.
Height: 6-7
Weight: 265
Major: Marketing

Drafted by the New York Mets in the 16th round (476 overall) of the 2013 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft (Baseball-Reference page).

Finished his career ranked fourth all-time in program history in doubles (55), seventh in runs batted in (128), tied for eighth in home runs (22), tied for ninth in runs scored (139), 11th in hits (215) and walks (63) and 13th in at-bats (641)...Was the 10th player to hit 20 career home runs as a Raven.

Among program single-season records, finished his career ranked second in hits (87, 2012), tied for second in doubles (22, 2012), tied for third in at-bats (235, 2012), tied for fourth in runs scored (59, 2012), tied for fifth in home runs (13, 2012), sixth in slugging percentage (.672, 2012), tied for sixth in triples (5, 2012), tied for ninth in doubles (19, 2013) and tied for 10th in runs batted in (49, 2012).

As a Junior in 2013: Started all 56 games at first base for the Ravens...ABCA All-East Region First Team selection...Daktronics All-East Region First Team selection...NCBWA All-East Region Second Team selection...NCAA Championship East Regional All-Tournament Team selection...All-Northeast-10 Conference First Team selection...NEIBA All-Star Team selection...Fall Northeast-10 Conference Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll selectionFinished tied for 28th in the nation in doubles (19), tied for 40th in walks (34), tied for 63rd in total bases (109), tied for 70th in runs scored (51), ranked 81st in walks per game (0.61), tied for 91st in doubles per game (0.34) and tied for 99th in stolen bases (19)...Led the Northeast-10 in total bases..Ranked second in the Northeast-10 in slugging percentage (.534) and runs scored, tied for second in doubles and runs batted in (31), third in on-base percentage (.446) and walks, fourth in hits (68) and home runs (6), tied for 10th in batting average (.333, 68-for-204) and tied for 12th in stolen bases (19-for-23)...Led the team in runs scored, hits, home runs, runs batted in, total bases, slugging percentage, walks and on-base percentage...Finished tied for first on the team in doubles, ranked second in batting average and tied for third in stolen bases...Hit two triples, struck out 36 times, was hit by nine pitches and hit two sacrifice flies...Went 2-for-3 with a walk in the season-opener against Felician on 2/21...Hit 2-for-4 with a triple and a walk, scored a run and drove in two others against Chestnut Hill on 2/23...Named to the Northeast-10 Weekly Honor Roll for the week ending on 2/24...Capped a season-opening and season-high seven-game hitting streak by going 2-for-2 with a walk in the second game of a doubleheader against Wilmington (Del.) on 3/2...Went 2-for-3 with a double and scored a run in the first game of a doubleheader against New Haven on 3/17; went 1-for-3 in the second game, but the one hit was a lead-off home run in the second, his 17th career longball...Went 3-for-3 with his 18th career home run, a solo job to center in the third, was also hit by a pitch and scored another run at Nova Southeastern on 3/18...Slugged 4-for-5 and drilled his 19th and 20th career home runs, as a lead-off shot in the third and a two-run job in the sixth gave him his fourth career multiple-home run game, and wound up scoring four runs, driving in three and stealing a base at Lynn on 3/19...Capped a six-game hitting streak by going 1-for-5, scoring one run and driving in another at Tampa on 3/20...Hit 2-for-4 with a double and a walk, scored a run, drove in a run and stole a base in the first game of a doubleheader against Saint Rose on 3/24; in the nightcap, went 0-for-3, but walked twice, stole two bases and scored a run...Named Northeast-10 Player of the Week for the week ending on 3/24...Slugged 3-for-3 with a pair of doubles and two walks, stole four bases without being caught, scored one run and drove in two others against Saint Anselm on 4/2...Knocked 3-for-3 and drew two walks, scored twice and drove in two runs in the second game of a doubleheader against Southern Connecticut State on 4/6...Pounded 4-for-4 with two doubles and his 21st career home run, a two-run shot to left field in the third, drew a walk and finished with two runs scored and four driven in during the first game of a doubleheader against New Haven on 4/7...Named Northeast-10 Player of the Week for the week ending on 4/7...Went 2-for-5 with a double and a triple and scored twice in the second game of a doubleheader at Bentley on 4/13...Went just 1-for-4, but the one hit was a solo home run, the 22nd and final of his career, to center leading off the eighth inning against Saint Anselm on 4/16...Slugged 4-for-4 with a double, scored once, drove in two runs and stole a base against Stonehill on 4/21...Went 2-for-3 with two doubles and a walk and scored twice in the second game of a doubleheader at Merrimack on 4/28...Went 0-for-2 but drew three walks and scored twice at Saint Anselm on 4/30...Hit 2-for-3 with a double and a walk, scored one run, drove in another and stole two bases in the second game of a doubleheader against Saint Michael's on 5/2...Went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles and drove in a run at the NCAA Championship East Regional against New Haven on 5/17...Hit 1-for-2 but drew two walks and was hit by a pitch, stole a base and drove in a run in an elimination game at the NCAA Championship East Regional against Pace on 5/18...Went 0-for-4, but drew two walks and scored three runs, including the game-winner in the top of the 13th, in an elimination game at the NCAA Championship East Regional at Southern New Hampshire later on 5/18...Named Northeast-10 Player of the Week for the week ending on 5/19.
2013 Statistics 

Mathieu As a Sophomore in 2012: Started all 58 games at first base for the Ravens...ABCA All-America Second Team selection...Daktronics All-America Honorable Mention selection...NCBWA All-America Honorable Mention selection...College Baseball Lineup Tino Martinez DII Player of the Year Award semifinalist...ABCA East Region Player of the Year...Daktronics East Region Player of the Year...NCBWA East Region Player of the Year...ABCA All-East Region First Team selection...Daktronics All-East Region First Team selection...NCBWA All-East Region First Team selection...NEIBA All-Star Team selection...Northeast-10 Conference Player of the Year...All-Northeast-10 Conference First Team selection...Fall/Spring Northeast-10 Conference Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll selection...Ranked second in the nation in total bases (158), ranked sixth in hits (87), tied for seventh in doubles (22), tied for 19th in home runs (13), tied for 24th in runs scored (59), ranked 26th in slugging percentage (.672), tied for 31st in triples (5), ranked 35th in home runs per game (0.22) and ranked 40th in doubles per game (0.38)...Led the Northeast-10 in slugging percentage, runs scored, hits and doubles...Ranked second in the Northeast-10 in home runs, ranked third in batting average (.370, 87-for-235), tied for third in triples, ranked fourth in runs batted in (49) and ranked 10th in on-base percentage (.429)...Led the team in runs scored, hits, doubles, triples, total bases and slugging percentage...Ranked second on the team in batting average, home runs, runs batted in and on-base percentage...Worked 20 walks, was hit by four pitches and stole 10 bases in 10 attempts...Hit 2-for-5, scored two runs, drove in a nother and stole a base in the season opener against Post on 2/24...Named to the Northeast-10 Conference Weekly Honor Roll for the week ending on 3/4...Went 2-for-4 with a triple and scored twice at Philadelphia on 3/10...Hit 2-for-6, scored twice, drove in a run and stole a base against Nyack on 3/15...Clubbed 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles, scored a run and drove in another in the second game of a doubleheader against Molloy on 3/16...Went 2-for-3 with two home runs and a walk, the first multiple-home run game of his career, scored twice and drove in three runs against Saint Michael's on 3/17...Knocked 3-for-4 with a double and drove in a run in the first game of a doubleheader against Mercy on 3/18; hit 2-for-4 with a double, scored a run and drove in two in the second game...Slugged 3-for-5 with a pair of home runs, scored twice and drove in three runs in the front end of a doubleheader at American International on 3/25; hit 3-for-5 with two doubles, drove in a run, scored another and stole a base in the second game...Named to the Northeast-10 Conference Weekly Honor Roll for the week ending on 3/25...Hit a solo home run and scored twice in the first game of a doubleheader at Massachusetts Lowell on 4/1; hit 2-for-5 with a double, scored twice and stole a base in the second game...Went 3-for-5 with a double and scored twice against Southern New Hampshire on 4/3...Hit 2-for-3 with a solo home run, scored twice and stole a base in the front end of a doubleheader against Concordia (N.Y.) on 4/5...Went 2-for-3 with a triple and a walk and scored twice in the second game of a doubleheader against Adelphi on 4/6...Slugged 3-for-5 with two home runs, scored twice and drove in five in the second game of a doubleheader against Pace on 4/7...Went 1-for-3 with a pair of walks, scored two runs, drove in two more and stole two bases in the front end of a doubleheader against Bentley on 4/14...Knocked 3-for-5 with a home run, scored twice and drove in two runs against Bentley on 4/15...Had a 13-game hitting streak from 4/1 through 4/15...Hit 2-for-3 with a double, a  home run and two walks, scored four runs and drove home five at Stonehill on 4/20...Hit 2-for-4 with a home run and an intentional walk, scored twice and drove in a run in the second game of a doubleheader at Stonehill on 4/21...Hit 2-for-4 with a triple and a walk, scored a run and drove in two others at Assumption on 4/24...Went 2-for-5 with a double and drove in two runs in the first game of a doubleheader at Merrimack on 4/28; hit 3-for-4 with a double and a walk, scored a run and drove in two in the second game...Clubbed 4-for-5 with a double and a triple, scored four runs and drove in one against Merrimack on 4/29...Named Northeast-10 Conference Player of the Week for the week ending on 4/29...Hit 3-for-4 with two doubles and scored a run in the first round of the Northeast-10 Championship against Stonehill on 5/9...Went 3-for-5 with a double and a home run, scored a run and drove in four in the Northeast-10 Championship against New Haven on 5/11...Hit a solo home run and worked a walk in the Northeast-10 Championship against Le Moyne on 5/13.
2012 Statistcs 

As a Freshman in 2011: Started all 54 games at first base for the Ravens...Northeast-10 Conference All-Rookie Team selection...Northeast-10 All-Championship Team selection...Fall/Spring Northeast-10 Conference Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll selection...Ranked second on the team in runs batted in (40), ranked third in doubles (14) and tied for third in home runs (3)...Hit .297 (60-for-202) with a .335 on-base percentage and a .411 slugging percentage...Scored 29 runs, drew nine walks, was hit by four pitches, hit three sacrifice flies and three sacrifice bunts and stole four bases in six attempts...Made his collegiate debut, started and went 0-for-3 with a run scored in the first game of a season-opening doubleheader against Dominican on 3/26; followed with 2-for-4, including his first career hit, and drove in two runs in the second game...Hit 2-for-3 with a walk, drove in two runs and scored another in the front end of a doubleheader against C.W. Post on 3/5...Went 3-for-4, drove in two runs and stole a base against Nyack on 3/11...Clubbed 3-for-4 with a double and a walk, scored a run and drove in one against Molloy on 3/19...Slugged 3-for-5 with a double, drove in a run and scored another against Saint Anselm on 3/24...Hit 2-for-4 and drove in two runs in the second game of a doubleheader against Saint Rose on 3/26...Hit 2-for-4 with a double, drove in two runs and scored another against Bentley on 3/27...Named Northeast-10 Rookie of the Week for the week ending on 3/27...Went 2-for-4 with a double, scored a run and drove in one at Bentley on 3/30...Knocked 3-for-6 with his first career home run, drove in four runs and scored twice in the second game of a doubleheader against Assumption on 4/3...Knocked 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles and a walk, drove in three runs and scored another against Merrimack on 4/7...Went 2-for-4 with a double and scored twice in the second game of a doubleheader at American International on 4/9...Hit a solo home run against Southern New Hampshire on 4/10...Hit 2-for-5, scored one run and drove in another in the front end of a doubleheader against Pace on 4/16...Went 2-for-4 with a double and drove in two runs against Massachusetts Lowell on 4/26...Hit 2-for-4 with a home run and a walk, scored twice and drove in a pair at Merrimack on 5/6...Went 3-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI single in the seventh that would later prove the game winner and scored a run as well against Southern Connecticut State in the Northeast-10 Championship on 5/14.
2011 Statistics 

Before Franklin Pierce: Three-year letterwinner and two-time All-State selection at Pinkerton Academy (N.H.)...Also played three years of basketball at Pinkerton...New Hampshire Player of the Year and All-State selection in basketball as a senior.

Personal: Son of Elizabeth and Michael Mathieu...Has an older brother, Alex, and a younger sister, Olivia...Cousin Melissa Lucas played softball at University of Connecticut, hitting .358 in 2008...A marketing major.



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