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Matt Favero Profile

#36 Matt Favero

Matt Favero
Position: Left Hand Pitcher Height: 6-4 Weight: 200 Class: Freshman Roster Years: 2017 Hometown: Vienna, VA Last School: James Madison High School


  • Parents are Anthony and Patricia Favero
  • Born in Vienna, Virginia
  • Uncle is Mike Nielsen who pitched for BYU, 1990-1992, 1995.
  • Brother Nate also plays for BYU baseball

Before BYU

  • Prepped at James Madison High School
  • Selected to the NOVA Nine Team, first-team 6A Conference 6 and North Region, second-team VHSCA and VHSL all-state and Washington Post All-Met selection
  • As a junior, he posted a 10-0 record with a 0.82 ERA, 81 strikeouts in 58 innings, while also hitting .340 with eight doubles, two home runs, 26 RBI and 22 runs
  • Team was 6A Conference 6, North Region and state champions
  • Recruited by the College of Charleston, James Madison University, Liberty University and the College of William & Mary.