34 Kenny Mathews
34 Kenny Mathews
Height: 6-3
Weight: 205
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Diamond Bar, Calif.
High School: Diamond Bar HS
Position: LHP
B/T: L/L
Experience: HS

DIAMOND BAR HS: Was a four-year letterwinner for Head Coach Eric Shibley and the Brahmas at Diamond Bar High School in Diamond Bar, Calif. •Earned all-league honors all four seasons (three with the Sierra League and one with the Hacienda League) • Was named the Sierra League's most valuable player as a junior when he batted .470 and was 7-2 with a 2.10 ERA •Earn first-team All-CIF recognition as a junior and senior •Also lettered for three years for the Brahmas basketball team • Was drafted by the New York Mets in the 12th round of the 2011 MLB First-Year Players Draft.

PERSONAL: Born on Aug. 6, 1993, in Glendora, Calif. • Full name is Kent David Mathews • Parents are Kent and Kelly Mathews • Has an older sister, Kara • Major is undecided • Models his game after Philadelphia Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels • Favorites include: Pete Rose (baseball player), Fenway Park (stadium), C.C. Sabathia (athlete), Van Halen (musical artist), Los Angeles Dodgers (team), "Dumb and Dumber" (movie), "Beyond Belief" (book) and Jim Carrey (actor).