2009: Played in 35 games with 34 starts ... second in hitting with a .310 average on team-high 35 hits in 113 at-bats ... led the team for the second straight year with 30 runs scored while driving in a fourth-best 16 runs ... second with 15 stolen bases ... tallied eight doubles and four triples ... eight multiple hit games and three multiple RBI games ... season-high four hits vs. Mary Washington ... career-high three RBI vs. Wilkes ... .953 fielding percentage in 171 chances.
2008: Second team All-CAC ... CAC All-Academic Team ... saw action in 36 games with 33 starts at shortstop ... finished third with a .300 batting average with a second-best 39 hits and team-high 130 at-bats ... led the team with 31 runs scored while ranking sixth with 14 RBI ... second with 13 stolen bases ... recorded six doubles, three triples, and one home run ... nine multiple hit games as well as three multiple RBI games ... career-highs of five hits, four runs, and three RBI at Villa Julie [game 2] ... .901 fielding percentage in 182 chances.
Huntingtown HS: 2007 graduate ... Huntingtown's Outstanding Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year as well as the U.S. Army Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... honorable mention All-Met by Washington Post as a senior after batting .350 with 27 hits, seven doubles, and a triple ... two-time All-Washington Post Southern Maryland Extra as well as two-time All-Southern Maryland Athletic Conference (SMAC) ... two-time first team All-Calvert County (at second base in 2006, at shortstop in 2007) ... selected to Maryland Brooks Robinson Senior All-Star Game ... led Huntingtown to Maryland 3A South Region Championship twice (2006, 2007) and the 2007 SMAC Championship ... member of National Honor Society ... honorable mention Maryland Distinguished Scholar ... tabbed HHS' Physical Education Student of the Year.
Personal: Matthew David Baden ... aspires to be an orthopaedic doctor ... serves as SAAC secretary ... member of SMCM 3.0 Club ... born April 27, 1989 in Silver Spring, Md. ... son of David and Susan Baden ... his father played football at Frostburg State.
Why St. Mary's?: "To get a good education and to play baseball all four years."