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Get To Know: Jacob Kmatz

Oct 11, 2022

Learn more about Jacob Kmatz, a right-handed pitcher from Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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What did you want to be when you were growing up?
A Major League Baseball player.
What sport would you be playing if you weren't playing baseball?
What excites you most about baseball?
The competition and adversity.
What's the first word that comes to mind when you think of Goss Stadium?
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
Favorite Baseball player growing up?
Max Scherzer.
Favorite Beaver Baseball player growing up?
Luke Heimlich.
Favorite Oregon State uni combo?
All white with the tri color hat.
At what age did you know you wanted to play college baseball?
What's your go to ice cream flavor?
Chocolate chip cookie dough.
What's your first memory of Oregon State baseball?
The 2017 College World Series.
Which of your teammates could be a comedian?
Hunter Cope.
How would you rate your ping pong skills?
What are some of your favorite things to do in your spare time?
What is one baseball rule you would change or implement?
The dropped third strike.
If you could change places with one person for one day, who would it be and why?
Shohei Ohtani.
Who do you look up to the most?
My grandfather.
What's the thing you love most about being a Beaver?
The winning culture and friendship.