ASU: Junior transfer from the University of North Carolina...saw action in 92 games over two seasons in Chapel Hill.
2006 (Sophomore): Played in 64 games for the Tar Heels, starting 46 of them...hit .278 with six homers and 29 RBI...second on the team with 15 stolen bases...had a ten game hitting streak, a career high...went 2-2 with an RBI against Oregon State in the Championship Series of the College World Series...played for the Harwich Mariners of the Cape Cod League during the summer.
2005 (Freshman): Appeared in 28 games, starting nine at first base and designated hitter...also pitched in seven games...hit .222 with three home runs and ten RBI...pitched five innings and allowed only one earned run...played for the Asheboro Copperheads of the Coastal Plain League during the summer.
High School: A 2004 graduate of Morristown West High School in Morristown, Tenn.....played first base and pitcher...four-time All-Conference and three-time All-State selection...Conference Player of the Year and a Prep All-American during his senior year...also played basketball for three years.
MLB Draft: Selected in the 24th round (725th overall) by the Boston Red Sox in the 2004 MLB Draft.
Personal: Major is undecided...son of Gary and Sharon Chesney of Morristown, Tenn....Favorite movie is Varsity Blues...favorite baseball player is Todd Helton of the Colorado Rockies...favorite pro teams are the Atlanta Braves and the Atlanta Falcons...full name is Matthew Austin Spencer...born January 27, 1986 in Morristown, Tenn.
Career at North Carolina: