2015 (So.): Appeared in 58 games with 55 starts . . . one of two players to see action in every game . . . led the Mid-American Conference in triples (seven) . . . led the squad with 16 stolen bases on 22 attempts . . . went 2-for-4 with three runs scored and a career high three RBIs in 8-7 win over Maine on March 3 . . . thrice scored a personal-high three runs in a game, all wins, including in the MAC Tournament in 9-6 win over Akron on May 21 . . . hit his first career home run, a two-run shot, that gave the Cardinals a 3-0 lead in an eventual 8-2 win over Purdue on March 25 . . . posted 15 multi-hit games.
2014 (Fr.): Appeared in 39 games with one start vs. Iowa on Feb. 22 . . . tallied three hits in 11 at-bats on the season . . . recorded his first collegiate hit vs. Mississippi Valley State on Feb. 21 . . . notched two RBIs at Northern Illinois on May 17 . . . first career extra base hit was a double at Northern Illinois on May 17.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letter winner at Elkhart Central High for Coach Steve Stutsman . . . helped his team to a 32-1 mark as a senior . . . helped team win the school’s first baseball state championship . . . all-conference honorable mention as a junior . . . all-conference as a senior . . . managed a .409 batting average as a senior . . . all-state honorable mention as a senior . . . academic all-state as a senior . . . two-time Elkhart Central Defensive MVP . . . Elkhart Central Mental Attitude as a senior . . . four-time letter winner in soccer . . . all-conference honorable mention as a junior . . . second team all-conference as a senior . . . team captain and Elkhart Central Offensive MVP . . . helped team win two sectional titles . . . three-year letter winner in football . . . second team all-conference as a junior . . . all-conference as a senior . . . holds the school record for longest field goal at 50 yards.
PERSONAL: Majoring in entrepreneurial management . . . posted a 3.67 grade-point average in the fall . . . born Nov. 7, 1994, in Elkhart, Indiana . . . son of Matt and Marcia Eppers . . . four brothers . . . full name is Matthew Jared Eppers.