Matt Cervantes
Matt Cervantes

Volunteer Assistant Coach

Matt Cervantes is in his first season as a volunteer assistant coach with Illinois Softball. Cervantes joins the coaching staff of the Fighting Illini after playing for one season on the Illinois baseball team.

After playing club baseball during the 2009 season, Cervantes tried out for and gain a spot on the 2010 Illinois baseball squad, eventually seeing time in four contests during the season. The Sandwich, Ill., native, was twice an all-area recipient during his high school career and will use his baseball abilities to help improve the Orange and Blue in all aspects of the game during the 2012 season.