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Matt Horkey
Player Profile:
Matt Horkey 1941547
Position: Left-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 195
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Greensboro, N.C.
High School: Ragsdale
Experience: High School

2016: Tossed in 24 games, second-most among any pitcher, with four starts … recorded his first career save throwing three innings of two-hit ball in an 8-4 victory at Middle Tennessee on April 16th … the southpaw’s second save of the year came on May 14th hurling a six-pitch ninth inning in a 4-2 win at UTSA … only win via start came in a 15-4 victory over the Citadel firing three innings allowing one hit with three strikeouts … tied a career-high with four strikeouts in his 5.2 innings during a 10-5 victory over Georgia at BB&T Ballpark … just over half of his appearances (13) resulted in just one earned run or less given up … named to Conference USA’s Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

2015: Appeared in 16 games during his rookie season making his first on March 7th against #10 Rice … threw three innings against the Owls allowing one run on three hits with a strikeout … made first of four starts on the year three days later against High Point before taking the mound to start Charlotte’s record-setting night Uptown taking on N.C. State in front of 8,147 fans at BB&T Ballpark … he set new career marks during his victory over Gardner-Webb on April 28th … the southpaw started with a new high of six innings worked and 96 pitches thrown during a 9-5 victory over the Bulldogs … allowed two unearned runs on three hits with four strikeouts during his final victory of the year … went 2-5 over the course of his freshman campaign tossing 46.2 innings with a 5.01 ERA … named to Conference USA’s Commissioner’s Honor Roll … Dean’s List (fall and spring).

Matt Horkey's Career Stats

Prep - Played High School ball up I-85 at Ragsdale for Head Coach Donnie Maness ... hit .391 during his senior year as a three-time All-Conference member, two-time team MVP and two-time Ragsdale Pitcher of the Year ... recorded 256 strikeouts on the mound ... also played in the 2012 and 2013 Colt League World Series playing in Mexico, Japan, Puerto Rico and Germany ... academically, named a three-time Scholar Athlete.

Personal - Parents are Tim and Lynette Horkey ... is the oldest of four with three siblings, Ben, Sarah and Nick ... lists other hobbies as music, cars and relaxing with friends/family ... major is University College ... birthday is October 1st.

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