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Matt Skole

Matt Skole 30 3B

Syracuse Chiefs

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Matthew Thomas Skole
  • Age: 25 (July 30, 1989)
  • Birthplace: Woodstock, GA
  • Bats/Throws: L/R Ht: 6' 3" Wt: 225
  • Draft: Round 5 (2011, WSH)
  • School: Georgia Tech
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Matt Skole Career Stats

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Matt Skole Awards and Honors

Matt Skole  30 3B

  • Full Name: Matthew Thomas Skole
  • Born: July 30, 1989
  • Age: 25
  • Birthplace: Woodstock, GA
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 225
  • Draft: Round 5 (2011, WSH)
  • School: Georgia Tech

Ranked No. 11 among Nationals prospects by MLB.com entering the 2013 season. ... Was named the Nationals' 2012 Minor League Player of the Year. ... Led the South Atlantic League in homers, on-base percentage, slugging percentage and walks in 2012 while ranking second in RBIs. ... Selected by the Washington Nationals in the fifth round of the 2011 First-Year Player Draft out of Georgia Tech. ... Hit 47 homers in three college seasons. ... Was a first team All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection in 2010 and a first-team Freshman All-American in 2009. ... In 2010, he became the 12th player in school history to hit 20 homers in a season. ... Was a three-year letter-winner at Blessed Trinity Catholic High School in Roswell, Ga., where he was team captain as a senior and won a AAA state championship in 2006. ... Is the school record-holder for single-season and career homers and RBIs. ... Named 2008 Hitter of the Year by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. ... Also was named 2008 Fulton County Player of the Year. ... His father played baseball at Georgia Southern University and his grandfather, Tom T. Skole, played in the St. Louis Browns organization. His uncle, Tony Skole, played football and baseball at The Citadel in 1980. Another uncle, Scott Skole, played football at Troy State in 1978.