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Colin Arnold

Colin Arnold

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

High School:
The King's Academy

Last College:
Daytona Beach CC

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Position:
OF

04/26/2013

Matulis, Two-Out RBI Aid Baseball in 4-2 Win Over No. 30 Houston

LHP Chris Matulis improved his record to 5-2.

2009 (Senior): Another consistent year by the outfielder...Batted .337 in 44 games, banging out 62 hits, driving in 20 and scoring 41 runs...Delivered nine doubles, three triples and five homers...Swiped seven bases and had two outfield assists...Recorded a base hit in 31 of first 33 games played...Collected five hits, scored six runs and a crushed a homer in the four-game series with VCU (Feb. 20-23)...Sat out games from Feb. 28-March 15 with an injury...Recorded a 20-game hitting streak (March 17-April 15), the third-longest in UCF history...Posted two hits and scored a run vs. Florida (March 18)...Collected a pair of doubles, scored twice and drove in one vs. JU (March 24)...Stole two bases and scored two runs at JU (Mach 25)...Cranked out two hits in each game of the Southern Miss doubleheader (March 28)...Banged out two hits and scored twice at Memphis (April 3)...Hit the game-winning two-run homer in the ninth at Memphis (April 5)...Tallied three hits and a run at UNF (April 7)...Led off the game with a homer and went on to have two hits and score twice vs. Tulane (April 10)...Doubled in a two-hit, two-run affair vs. FGCU (April 15)...Was 4-for-5 with a triple, four runs and three RBI at UAB (April 24)...Connected for three hits including a double and a homer at UAB (April 26)...Delivered three hits with a triple and two runs vs. Marshall (May 1)...Drilled a two-run homer vs. Marshall (May 2) and finished with two hits and a stolen base...Completed his night with two hits, a double, RBI and run scored vs. Houston (May 14)...Doubled with a RBI in a two-hit game vs. Houston (May 16)...Racked up three hits, a double, a RBI and a run vs. Tulane (May 21).

2008 (Junior): Voted onto the C-USA All-Academic Team and the All-C-USA Second Team...C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll member and earned the Academic Medal for having a GPA above 3.75...Led the Knights with 17 doubles while tying for the team-high with 47 runs scored and 24 multi-hit games...Hit .325 overall and .333 in C-USA games...Drove in 37 runs and added a homer...Walked 27 times, stole 14 bases, had three sac flies and laid down four sac bunts...Batted in each of the top five spots in the order during the year, never hitting below fifth...Posted at least one hit in first 14 games...Went 5-for-12 with a double, seven runs scored, six RBI and two stolen bases in the series vs. FAMU (Feb. 22-24)...Had an RBI and scored a run in the deciding seventh inning against Missouri (Feb. 25)...Scored three runs in a 2-for-3 affair against CMU (Feb. 29)...Racked up three hits, a double and two RBI vs. Pitt (March 11)...Posted two hits, a double, two runs and an RBI at Southern Miss (March 22)...Banged out two doubles with two RBI and two runs at FGCU (March 26)...Recorded two hits and a stolen base vs. ECU (March 30)...Posted a 10-game hitting streak April 8-25, hitting .474 over that stretch...Walked four times, stole two bases and had a hit vs. Memphis (April 12)...Cranked out three hits with two sac bunts at Marshall (April 18)...Was 4-for-5 with two runs and two doubles at Marshall (April 20)...Earned two hits with a run and a stolen base vs. Rice (April 27)...Doubled twice in a three-hit game with two RBI at Tulane (May 4)...Crushed first D-I homer, swiped a base and scored two runs at USF (May 6)...Earned two hits, a double, and two runs in each of the first two games vs. UAB (May 9-10)...Recorded three hits, a run and a stolen base vs. Clemson (May 17)...Amassed two hits at Tulane in the C-USA Championship (May 23).

Prior to UCF: Drafted in the 47th round of the 2007 MLB Draft by the New York Yankees...Played two seasons for Daytona Beach Community College...Selected to the All-Mid Florida Conference Second Team both years...Earned the Male Student-Athlete of the year award with a 3.71 GPA as a sophomore...Finished 2007 season with a .325 average and 28 RBI...Started in 44 games in right field as a freshman, posting a .323 average with five homers and 43 RBI.

High School: Drafted in the 50th round of the 2005 MLB Draft by the Boston Red Sox...Lettered three seasons for coach Chris Zacarro at The King's Academy in West Palm Beach, Fla....Went .507 at the plate with 26 RBI and 17 stolen bases during senior year, earning first-team all-county and first-team all-state accolades...Competed in the Dick Howser All-Star Game...Also named the district's player of the year...Hit .312 as a junior and .393 as a sophomore.

Personal: Born in West Palm Beach, Fla....Son of Walter and Penny Arnold...Has a brother, Garrett...Majoring in accounting.

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