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Matt Bernstine

C
Position
5'10''
Height
185 lbs.
Weight
Freshman
Class
R/R
B/T
Ocoee, Fla.
Hometown
High School
Florida Comm. College
Previous School

2005: Played in nine games for the Cavaliers … Made his first appearance for the Cavaliers, recording a putout behind the plate in Virginia[apos]s 13-3 defeat of Bucknell (2/19) … Caught the first game of a doubleheader for Virginia in its 15-1 win over Maryland Eastern Shore (4/13) … Made his first start for the Cavaliers and recorded his first RBI in Virginia[apos]s 9-2 win over Clemson (4/17).

At Florida Community College: Played two years as a catcher for coach Chris Blaquiere at Florida Community College … Started 10 of the 11 games he appeared in and batted .161 with five hits (one double), six runs and five RBI … Was 1-for-2 in stolen bases and posted 63 putouts and eight assists … Named to the All-Academic Team in 2002-04 … Served as a co-captain at FCC … Named an All-Star catcher in 2003.

Prep: Earned four letters as a catcher in baseball for coach Teddy Craig at West Orange High School … Named an Honorable Mention All-State selection and earned the All-State Insurance Good Hands Award in 2002 … Selected an Orange/Seminole County All-Star in 2002 … Received the Gold Glove Award from 1999-2002.

Personal: Son of Martin and Dever Bernstine … Born May 12, 1984 in Ocoee, Fla. … Enjoys playing the guitar, reading and going to the beach … Chose Virginia for its great combination of athletics, the school and the outstanding aesthetics of the grounds … Also recruited by Vanderbilt, Maryland and Yale … Has two siblings, Cory and Andrew.

Bernstine[apos]s Career Hitting Statistics

Year Avg. G-GS AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR TB SB-A BB K
2005 .000 9-1 12 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0-0 2 3