|Hometown:||Yorba Linda, Calif.|
|Previous College:||Cypress College|
CYPRESS COLLEGE: Played two seasons for Head Coach Scott Pickler at Cypress College in Cypress, Calif. Batted .301 in 49 games for the Chargers hitting 4 home runs while collecting 34 RBI Was named a 2006 California Community College Baseball Association Southern California All-American at the catching position Named to the All-Orange Empire Conference First Team in 2006 Drafted in 2005 by the New York Yankees in the 23rd round.
ORANGE LUTHERAN HS: Was a three-time letterwinnner at Orange Lutheran High School in Orange, Calif. Hit .346 with 12 RBI as a junior (All-Trinity League Honorable Mention) and .356 with 20 RBI as a senior (Second Team All-League) for Coaches Mark Langston (former major leaguer) and Mark Flatten Was a member of the National Honor Society and was a six-time member of the Dean's List.
PERSONAL: Born on February 17, 1986, in West Palm Beach, Florida Parents are Tim and Lori Wallach Full name is Matthew Gregory Wallach Nickname is Wally Has two younger brothers (Brett and Chad) Majoring in business Lists his dad as his greatest influence Father, Tim, was the 1979 Golden Spikes Award winner for the Titans and a former Major League All-Star Models his game after Joe Mauer Says his greatest sports thrill is making it to the California Junior College Championship Would like to see the Titans add Florida State to their schedule Favorites include: Los Angeles Dodgers (team), Dumb and Dumber and Italian Job (movies), Jim Carrey and Matt Damon (actors), Kenny Chesney and Rascal Flatts (musical artists), baseballamerica.com and espn.com (websites).