Returning Bears Competing in Leagues From California to Massachusetts
Matheny Earns Second-Straight Willis Award, While Schumacher and Meyer Claim Outstanding Pitcher, Rookie Honors
MSU Comes up One Victory Short of Valley Title Game After Falling to Patriots for a Seventh Time, 9-4
Senior Pitcher Turns in Another Dominant Performance at the Valley Tournament in 9-1 MSU Victory
MSU Comes Through With Late Offensive Surge to Erase Three-Run Deficit
Background: Meyer, a prep standout from Belleville (Ill.) West High School, hit .465 as a senior in leading the Maroons to a 21-13 overall record and a Southwestern Conference championship this past spring...Earned an all-state nod from the Illinois coaches after clubbing 10 doubles, driving in 16 runs and stealing 10 bases as a senior... Also started at shortstop for the Illinois team in the PNC Bank Showcase and picked up his second-straight all-metro squad selection...Picked up first-team all-conference and all-area honors after batting .324 with 10 doubles and 19 runs batted-in as a junior...Also lettered as a sophomore, hitting .375 in 11 varsity contests.
Personal: Aaron Matthew Meyer is the son of Lee and Cindy Meyer...Born February 14, 1995 in St. Louis, Mo...Father played baseball at Southern Illinois from 1984-88, and grandfather, Paul Meyer, played basketball at SEMO...Undecided on an academic major.