2003 - Played 32 games and hit .262 (17-for-65) with 10 runs scored, five doubles, a triple and 12 RBI.
2002 - Veteran who has contributed as a pinch hitter and reserve outfielder ... Appeared in nine games last season with three hits in eight at bats for a .375 average ... Had one home run and three RBI ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2001 - Appeared in 23 games with .292 average (7-24), two RBI ... Key RBI pinch hit to break a tie in 9-3 win over Clemson.
2000 - Appeared in seven games with .286 average (2-7), one home run, four RBI ... First collegiate hit was a two-run pinch homer against Delaware State.
1999 - Squad member but was redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL - Played three seasons at Brookland-Cayce HS under Coach Charlie Assey ... Senior season had a 3-1 pitching record, 2.50 ERA ... Batted .440 with eight HR, 42 RBI ... AAA all-state ... North-South all-star game ... Played American Legion baseball under Coach Butch Chavis ... Received Governor's Life Scholarship.
PERSONAL - Born Matthew Brandon Riddle 4/24/80 in Columbia, S.C. ... Nickname is "The Riddler" ... Parents are Roberta and M. Darrell Riddle, Jr ... Father attended Newberry College and University of South Carolina and mother attended USC ... Cousin Ronnie Crapps was a Gamecock outfielder 1976-79 ... Hobbies are hunting and fishing ... Favorite food is spaghetti ... Favorite actress is Julia Roberts ... Favorite actor is Tom Hanks.