25 Matt Lazzaro
25 Matt Lazzaro
Height: 6-0
Weight: 198
Year: So.
Hometown: Marietta, Ga.
High School: Lassiter HS
Position: LHP
Bats/Throws: L/L

Honors & Awards
2018 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll

2018 — Fashioned a solid freshman season, making 10 appearances and nine starts before getting shutdown for all but one relief appearance over the final six weeks of the season...posted a 3-4 record with a 4.85 ERA...hurled 52.0 innings and displayed solid control (10 BB)...used an impressive preseason to claim a spot in Furman’s season-opening, weekend rotation...recorded several quality outings, including a season best performance (7.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 8 K) in 3-2 victory over Michigan State at Fluor Field...followed that up with a win (6.0 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 4 K) in a 7-6 triumph over Harvard...pitched well (7.2 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 5 K) in a 3-2 loss at Wichita State...earned his final victory (6.0 IP, 7 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 3 K) in 7-6, series-clinching triumph over Mercer in Macon...made his last start (4.0 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 3 K...ND) against Wofford on Apr. 14, getting pulled after four frames due to arm stiffness...only made one appearance the rest of the way (2.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 K), in relief versus East Tennessee State in SoCon Tournament action...named to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll.

2018 Game By Game Summary

High School: 2017 graduate of Lassiter (6A) High School...baseball coach was Kyle Rustay...prep teammate of Paladin freshman catcher MJ Sasapan...helped pace his team to a 24-10 record and state playoff appearance his senior year, which included a five-inning, 12-0 perfect game performance versus McEachern...posted extensive travel ball experience with the ultra-successful 6-4-3 Cougars, where he was a teammate of Furman freshman Ben Anderson...helped his squad go 68-4-2, win four PG Tournaments, including 17U PG Super 25 National Championship, 17U PG Evoshield Classic, and 18U PG Evoshield Classic, and earn a No. 6 national ranking in 2016.

Personal: Full name is Matthew Dylan Lazzaro...born November 2, 1998, in Pembroke Pines, Florida...son of Jim and Lauren Lazzaro.