Matt Weagle
Matt Weagle
College: Franklin Pierce, 2004
Position: Pitching Coach
Matt Weagle enters his second season as assistant baseball coach at Holy Cross. Weagle is currently playing professional baseball in the St. Louis Cardinals organization and will serve as the team's pitching coach. Weagle comes to Holy Cross during his off-season in Single-A Johnson City, where he pitches for the Cardinals. Weagle was selected in the 6th round of the 2003 Major League Baseball Draft, and was the first Division II player chosen. Before coming to Holy Cross, Weagle served as an assistant coach at his alma mater, Franklin Pierce College in Rindge, New Hampshire, and was responsible for creating practice drills and routines. Weagle played at Franklin Pierce for three years before leaving to play for the Cardinals. During his career as a Raven, Weagle earned Northeast-10 Conference Pitcher of the Year honors in 2001 and 2003. As a junior, Weagle was named to the ABCA/Rawlings All-America First-Team and was also the ABCA/Rawlings Northeast Region Pitcher of the Year. At Franklin Pierce, Weagle is ranked first among career leaders in strikeouts (259) and ERA (3.54). He earned a degree in Financial Management in May, 2004.