Morgan Matalin

#4 Morgan Matalin

Pos. OF
B/T R/R
Ht. 5-7
Yr. So.
Hometown Crown Point, Ind.
High School (Prev. School) Crown Point

2017: Appeared in 40 games as a freshman for the Crusaders, starting 30 times in the outfield - 28 times in right field and twice in left field ... also made five appearances as a pinch-runner, played in four games as a defensive replacement and pinch-hit on one occasion ... hit .234 with 12 runs scored on the year ... picked up first career hits in 2-for-4 effort against SE Missouri State Mar. 10 while also scoring a run ... registered a multi-hit game Mar. 21 at Loyola ... went 1-for-2 with a double and a run scored in league play against Youngstown State Apr. 1 ... went 2-for-3 with two RBIs, a run scored and a double in series-opening win at Cleveland State Apr. 14 ... followed in nightcap with 1-for-2 effort with a run scored and an RBI ... connected on first career home run to give Valpo walk-off win over Wright State in series opener May 6 ... round-tripper capped 2-for-3 game with two runs scored ... followed in middle game of series by going 1-for-2 with two runs scored.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Bulldogs ... helped team win four consecutive conference championships ... Bulldogs went undefeated in the regular season in 2014 and captured sectional and regional titles ... also helped Crown Point to section championship in 2015 ... earned team's Bulldog Award in 2014 and Leadership Award in 2016 ... played travel softball for the Beverly Bandits from 2013 through 2016 ... helped squad earn runner-up finish at PGF nationals in 2014 and win the DeMarini tournament in 2015 and 2016 ... a magna cum laude graduate.

Personal: Daughter of Dan and Lynn Matalin ... major is actuarial science.