Matt Horton


The Colony, Texas

High School:
The Colony

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 215




Matt Horton

2014 (Freshman): Appeared in four games, all in relief...did not record a decision in 4.0 total innings while posting a flawless ERA...struck out three and issued one walk while allowing one hit...held opponents to a batting average of .071...made his collegiate debut at San Francisco (3/9), walking one in 0.2 innings...pitched at Louisiana-Lafayette (4/1), allowing no hits across 1.1 innings...fanned his first batter in 1.0 inning of work against Southern Miss (5/2)...struck out two in an inning at UAB (5/10).

About Matt Horton

Prep: Was a four-year letterwinner at The Colony High School in The Colony, Texas...played first base and pitcher...helped lead his team to a 17-12-1 record during his senior season...recorded 66 strikeouts in 39 innings pitched with a 1.39 ERA during his senior went to the state playoffs for the first time in school history in his freshman season, and returned during his sophomore year...earned First Team All-District 9-4A honors during his junior year...owns the school record for most pitching victories in a career...played summer baseball with the ProSource Athletics...named Perfect Game All-American during his junior and senior years, as well as a Perfect Game All-Regional member during his senior year...earned Under Armour All-American status...named to the Perfect Game All-Tournament Team at their Fort Meyers, Fla., tournament...was also a letterwinner in swimming at The Colony High School.

Personal: Born Matthew Thomas Horton on July 5, 1994...son of Sue and Andy Horton...has one older brother, Brian, and two older sisters, Katie and Kristy...plans to study biology or chemistry at Tulane...grandfather, Jim Hart, coached golf at Tulane from 1967-76.



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