2005: Appeared in ten games for the Brown and Gold, making six starts ... threw seven innings of three-hit, one-run ball against Oakland while getting credit for the victory ... struck out 24 in 36.1 innings ... fanned a season-high five against Western Illinois.

2004: Made ten appearances, including six starts, in first season with the varsity ... went 3-2 on the hill ... struck out 15 in 33.2 innings.

2003: A member of Valpo's reserve team.

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Trojans.

Personal: Matt is the son of John and Cheryl Gillikin ... major is sports management ... born December 28, 1983.