CAREER HONORS Four-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2012-14, Spring 2013)
2014 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
Big 12 Co-Newcomer of the Week for April 14, 2014
2013 Big 12 Academic All-Rookie Team
2014 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN) Made 43 starts at catcher in 48 total appearances ... 2014 Academic All-Big
12 first team ... Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2013) ... Tied for
first on team in doubles with nine ... Went 2-for-4 with one RBI and one
run scored against Austin Peay (2/22) ... Went 2-for-4 with one double,
one RBI and one run scored against No. 3 Cal State Fullerton (3/9) ...
Went 3-for-4 with two doubles and one run scored versus No. 23 Texas
Tech (3/15) ... Went 2-for-3 with one RBI and one run scored against
Houston Baptist (3/18) ... Went 2-for-4 with one double and one triple
and two runs scored against Incarnate Word (4/1) ... Had four-game
hitting streak between from March 23 to April 1 ... Big 12 Co-Newcomer
of the Week (4/14) after hitting .400 with two RBI in three games vs.
Dallas Baptist (4/11-4/13).
2013 (FRESHMAN) Played in nine games with one start as designated hitter ... Ended the
season with one hit, one RBI and two strikeouts in seven plate
appearances ... First career hit and RBI came against Pepperdine (Feb. 26)
... Had season cut short due to injury and did not appear in any games
after March 6th ... Named to inaugural Big 12 Academic All-Rookie Team
... Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2012, Spring 2013).
HIGH SCHOOL Caught for coach Chad Landry at Bridge City (Texas) High School ...
Four-year letterwinner ... Led team to 25-3 record in 2012 ... Helped team
to four consecutive District 21-3A championships and regional semifinal
appearances ... 2010 All-District Defensive MVP and 2011 All-District
Offensive MVP ... Ranked 332nd nationally and 39th in Texas by Perfect
Game in 2012 ... Batted .411 with .790 slugging percentage in 2011 ... Also
lettered two years in track and four in football ... 2011 District 21-3A
MVP (football) as quarterback ... Holds Bridge City record for career allpurpose
yards ... Member of National Honor Society and Student
Council ... Graduated seventh in class with Magna Cum Laude Honors.
PERSONAL Full name is Matthew James Menard ... Born Nov. 12, 1993, in Port
Arthur, Texas ... Son of Glen and Jan Menard ... Business major.