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Matt Kohorst

Position RHP
Height 6'3''
Weight 210 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Pasadena, Calif.
High School LaSalle HS

Honors and Awards:

  • Five-time Big 12 Commissioner[apos]s Honor Roll (Spring, 2009; Spring, 2010; Fall, 2010; Spring 2011; Fall 2011)
  • Five-time Athletic Director[apos]s Honor Roll (Spring, 2009; Spring, 2010; Fall, 2010; Spring 2011; Fall 2011)
  • Two-time College of Liberal Arts Honor Roll (Spring, 2009 and Spring, 2010)
  • School of Business Dean[apos]s List (2011)

2012 (Senior): Named First Team Academic All-Big 12 … Selected to the Athletic Director’s and Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Rolls … Pitched in eight games … Did not record a decision and posted a 5.00 ERA in nine innings … Tallied eight strikeouts … Pitched a scoreless inning of relief against Mississippi Valley State (Feb. 26) … Fanned a season-best three against North Dakota (March 7) … Made four-straight scoreless appearances against Saint Mary (April 18), Kansas State (April 25), Missouri State (May 6) and Missouri (May 19).

Summer 2011:Pitched for the Terre Haute Rex of the Prospect League … Manager was Brian Dorsett … Posted a 3-4 record with a 4.29 ERA in 14 games … Made three starts and recorded 22 strikeouts in 35 2/3 innings.

2011 (Junior):Pitched in six games out of the bullpen … Did record a decision … Posted a 7.88 ERA with nine strikeouts in eight innings … Made scoreless relief appearances against Eastern Michigan (March 12) and Saint Mary (April 19) … Recorded five strikeouts in three innings against Alabama A&M (May 14).

Summer 2010:Pitched for the Kitsap Blue Jackets of the West Coast Collegiate League … Posted a 1-0 record with a 2.87 ERA and nine saves in 19 relief appearances … His nine saves set a team record.

2010 (RS-Junior):Made 12 appearances out of the bullpen … Went 3-0 with an 8.10 ERA and 13 strikeouts in 13 1/3 innings … Opened the season with five-straight scoreless appearances … Earned wins in back-to-back games, tossing a hitless inning against Arkansas-Little Rock (March 30), and three innings against Missouri State (March 31) … Pitched three innings against Benedictine (April 20), to earn his third victory of the season.

2009 (Sophomore): Took a redshirt season.

2008 (At San Diego): Appeared in two games in relief … Allowed three hits and one run.

LaSalle HS: Lettered four years in baseball for head coach Harry Agajanian … Named First team All-League three times … Named First team All-CIF …Also lettered four years in basketball … Also lettered four years in football … Named First team All-League as Quarterback … Member of the California Scholastic Federation for three years … Member of the National Honor Society for three years.

Personal: Son of Bob Kohorst and Shelley Allen … Uncle played baseball for Bowling Green State University … Cousin, Nolan Kohorst, plays football at UNLV … A business major.