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Matt Rowland
Matt Rowland


Blue Bell, Pa.

High School:
Chestnut Hill Academy

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 194




High School: Lettered four years under the guidance of coach Stan Parker at Chestnut Hill Academy. Ranked as the No. 2 player in Pennsylvania by Prep Baseball Report. Named 2013 Rawlings First Team All Mid-Atlantic Region. Played three years with the Evoshield Canes.

Personal: Born Matthew Erich Rowland on March 17, 1994, in Philadelphia, Pa. Son of Tim and Petra Rowland. Has one younger brother, Nicholas. Undecided on major at the University of Louisville. After college, he would love to play baseball professionally. Person with the greatest influence on his athletic career is his father, who taught him the importance of hard work. Biggest thrill in sports was hitting a walk-off home run in extra innings to beat a league rival in his junior season of high school. Hobbies and outside interests include fishing and hanging out with his friends. Favorite movie is Friday Night Lights. Favorite athlete is Johnny Manziel. Favorite cereal is Wheaties. Favorite candy bar is Twix. Favorite food is a cheesesteak sandwich. Enjoys eating at Longhorn Steakhouse. Favorite team is the Philadelphia Phillies. Enjoys listening to Mike Stud and Florida Georgia Line. Favorite quote is "Everybody is somebody's Superman."

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