CU Baseball BIO
32 Matt Warren

Awards and Honors

  • 2015 BIG EAST Preseason Co-Pitcher of the Year.
  • 2015 Collegiate Baseball/Louisville Slugger Preseason Second Team All-American.
  • 2014 Collegiate Baseball/Louisville Slugger Second Team All-American.
  • 2014 All-BIG EAST First Team.

(Sophomore at Creighton)

  • Despite beginning the season as the fourth starter, Warren delivered a breakout season in 2014. He led Creighton in wins (10), ERA (2.03), innings (84.1) and strikeouts (45).
  • His performance as a sophomore earned Warren a spot on the
  • Collegiate Baseball/Louisville Slugger All-American Second Team.
  • Warren was named to the All-BIG EAST First Team on May 19.
  • Warren’s season began with a 6.2 inning relief effort against
  • Minnesota on Feb. 22 as he helped the Bluejays earn their first victory.  Warren held the Golden Gophers to two runs on six hits.
  • Matt was even better against Charlotte on March 1, limiting the 49ers to one run on four hits in six innings.  Warren’s performance was recognized with a spot on the BIG EAST Honor Roll.
  • Matt cemented his role as the Bluejays’ top starter, earning his fourth win of 2014 with 5.2 innings of one-run ball on March 21 in the Bluejays’ 2-1 win over Fresno State.
  • Warren extended his 2014 record to 6-0 with 7.2 innings against North Dakota, allowing just two runs (one earned) on three hits and five walks.
  • Matt became the first Bluejay since 2012 to toss a complete game as well as a shutout as he blanked Georgetown, 2-0, on April 11.
  • Despite having his start pushed back by a dental issue, Warren extended his scoreless streak to 16 innings with seven innings at Villanova in the Bluejays’ 4-0 win on April 19.
  • Matt moved to 9-0, limiting Butler to one run on six hits in seven innings on April 25.

(Freshman at Creighton)

  • Warren closed his first season with a 3-3 record, appearing in 15 games, including six starts.
  • Matt was the Sunday starter in the Bluejays’ opening series at Dallas
  • Baptist, limiting the Patriots to one run on three hits in four innings.  Creighton went on to take the game, 3-1, on Feb. 17.
  • In three appearances out of the bullpen from March 14-23, Matt did not allow a run in a combined 6.1 innings.
  • Warren earned his first victory as a Bluejay, limiting Evansville to just three hits in 3.2 innings on March 23.  
  • After coming on from the bullpen in the third, Warren threw
  • 4.2 innings of relief at Illinois State on May 3.  
  • Warren delivered an outstanding performance on Tuesday, May 8,
  • allowing just one unearned run in 7.2 innings against South Dakota State.  Warren needed just 96 pitches, surrendering one hit and three walks, to earn the win.
  • Matt earned his third victory of the season, limiting Missouri State to one run on four hits in three innings of relief work on May 18.

(Skutt Catholic High School)

  • A three-year letter winner for the Skyhawks, Warren led Skutt to a combined 54-28 record in three seasons.
  • The right-hander guided the Skyhawks to third-place finishes in state in 2011 and 2012 as well as a second-place finish in 2010.  
  • Matt was 9-0 with a 0.66 ERA as a senior, tossing complete games in seven of his 10 starts.  
  • He recorded 86 strikeouts in 63.1 innings in 2012.
  • Warren set Skutt records for complete games in a season (seven), ERA (0.66), career strikeouts (345), wins in a season (nine) and innings pitched (63.1).
  • A First Team Super State selection as a senior, Matt was part of four no-hitters.
  • A dual threat, Warren hit .387 with 31 hits in 80 at-bats.  He closed his senior campaign with 12 extra-base knocks (eight doubles, one triple and three home runs) as well as 22 RBI.
  • He was named First Team Class B All-State by both the Omaha World-Herald and the Lincoln Journal Star following the 2011 and 2012 seasons.  
  • Matt  led all classes in strikeouts in the spring of 2011, mowing
  • down 88 batters and posting a 1.86 ERA.  In 56 1/3 innings of work, Warren issued just 11 walks compared to his 88 strikeouts.   
  • Warren was selected to represent Team Midwest for the 17-under
  • USA National Team Series in Cary, N.C. 
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Skutt Catholic HS
Experience: High School