8 Matt Ittner
8 Matt Ittner
Height: 5-9
Weight: 175
Year: SR
Hometown: Virginia Beach
High School: Frank W. Cox
Position: IF
Major: Comprehensive Liberal Studies, Curricular Emphasis
  • "I made VWC my top choice because of the coaching staff, the location, and the education."
  • Selected Virginia Wesleyan over Norfolk State University and Old Dominion University

VWC Career Statistics

Year Avg. GP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB PO A
2010* .207 35 121 18 25 2 0 0 9 2/2 35 80
2011* .296 30 71 22 21 4 0 0 16 2/2 26 61
2012 .300 32 110 17 33 3 0 0 13 1/2 44 80
*Played at The College of Albemarle

Season Highlights

2013

  • TBA

Collegiate Accomplishments

  • VWC Dean's List honoree Fall 2011
  • Transfer student from The College of Albemarle

Prep Accolades

  • .320 batting average as a senior
  • Team MVP as a senior
  • Honorable mention All-Beach utility

Personal

  • Son of Donna and Bill Ittner; mother attended Virginia Commonwealth University and father attended the United States Naval Academy
  • Has one sister, Lana, who attends Virginia Commonwealth University
  • A fan of the New York Yankees baseball team and baseball player Derek Jeter
  • Enjoys all kinds of music and vacations to Costa Rica
  • Favorites include the book "38 year old rookies," the movie "The Fighter," and the TV show "Baseball Tonight"
  • Self-description in 10 words or less: "hardworking individual that strives for perfection."
  • My favorite aspect of being an athlete is: "being able to compete, win, and get better."
  • The part of my game I've improved the most is: "hitting"
  • My personal athletic goal at VWC is: "win an ODAC Championship and be an All-Conference honoree."
  • If I could spend one day with a famous person from any time period it would be: "Derek Jeter because he has always been my idol on and off the field."
  • If I could participate in a reality show it would be: "The Amazing Race because I would be able to travel the world."
  • It's the year 2025 and: "I am coaching baseball."
  • If I could possess one superpower it would be: "to fly so that I could get places faster."
  • People might be surprised to know: "I originally wanted to be a fighter pilot in the Navy."
  • The most important advice I've received is: "sweat and hardwork do not guarantee success but without it you have no shot."