Coach Farley on Ferguson: "Matt can hit the ball as far as anybody on our team. He played very capable defense at third base in the fall, and he's the front runner at that position for 2007. We feel Matt can be a very solid guy hitting in the middle of our order and driving in runs."
2006: Started in 11 of 19 games played...three of his eight hits went for extra bases...went 2-for-2 with two RBI against Marian (2/22)...went 2-for-4 with a pair of runs scored at Western Kentucky (3/4)...2005: Played in 40 games in his first season after transferring from Dayton...tied for fourth on the team with nine doubles...had a career-best four hits, including two doubles, at Birmingham Southern...was three for three with two RBI's against Chicago State...had a solo home run in only at bat at UW-Milwaukee...High School: Two-year letterwinner at Cathedral High School...team captain as a senior...earned all-city recognition...received team's "Mr. Hustle" Award...high school coach: Rich Andriole...Personal: Born January 14, 1985...son of Tom and Terri Ferguson...history major.