Wivinis, K-State advance to NCAA super regional
Downers Grove South grads Matt Wivinis, Kyle Engel make news on the diamond this spring
Matt Wivinis (Downers Grove, Downers Grove South) and his Kansas State baseball teammates recently finished a memorable season. A sophomore this spring, Wivinis appeared in 21 games as a pitcher and made 14 starts. He finished the season with a 6-2 record and 4.72 ERA. He was second on the team in innings pitched (76.1) and third in strikeouts (50) as he and the Wildcats went 45-19 overall and 16-8 in the Big 12 Conference to bring home the title.
After the regular season, the Wildcats topped Wichita State, Bryant and Arkansas to win the NCAA Manhattan regional and advance to the NCAA super regional against Oregon State. K-State lost that series, 2-1, but Wivinis tossed a scoreless ninth inning to give the Wildcats a chance to rally in the series finale, which they lost, 4-3.
Early in the season, Wivinis tossed his first complete game at the college level March 9 in a 10-4 win over Cal-Poly. He needed just 91 pitches to earn the win.
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