The best of seven series will begin on Oct. 19
2010: Was third on team in batting with .328 average and fourth in hits with 63 in 56 games with 46 starts. ... Had 19 doubles (second-best on team), one triple, four home runs and 43 runs batted in (also second best). ... Successful on all four stolen-base attempts and handled 345 fielding attempts with only two errors for sterling .994 fielding percentage. ... Enjoyed mid-season hitting streak of nine-consecutive games, going 15-for-29 to raise average from ..200 to .356. ... Had another seven-game hitting streak and ended season by hitting safely in final four games. ... Went 4-for-5 with two RBIs in 22-5 Southland Conference victory over UT Arlington and had five other three-hit games. .. Has three-season batting average of .328 with 25 doubles, seven homers and 60 RBIs in 107 games.
2009: Played in 32 games, getting 17 starts and serving as a pinch-hitter in the others. ... Batted .229 with four doubles, three home runs and 13 runs batted in. ... Went 3-for-4 with two homers and four RBIs in 16-4 victory over Columbia. ... Other homer came in 9-3 Southland Conference victory at Stephen F. Austin.
2008: Appeared in 29 games as freshman with 11 starts (10 at DH and one at 1B). ... Had 13 hits with two doubles and two triples. ... Went 2-for-5 with two RBIs against Akron. ... Had a 2-for-5 outing with a double, a triple and an RBI in an 11-1 victory against Texas-Pan American. ... Had a pinch-hit triple at Texas State. ... Was 5-for-21 (.238) as Lamar's most frequently-used pinch-hitter.
High School: Four-year letterwinner for coach Floyd Ciruti at Wharton HS. ... Named first team All-State and District 24-3A MVP at first base as a senior. ... Hit .495 with five home runs and 21 RBIs as a junior. ... Helped Wharton to second-place district finishes in 2004, 2005 and 2006. ... Also named first team All-State in 2005 and 2006.
Personal: Wade Henderson Mathis was born on March 2, 1989 in Wharton, Texas. ... Son of Mike and Jodi Mathis. ... Major is Kinesiology. ... Hobbies are fishing and baseball.