Matt Diorio

Matt  Diorio


Staten Island, N.Y.

High School:
Moore Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 204



Academic Accolades

More than 200 UCF student-athletes named to AAC All-Academic Team


Eleven Knights Honored to The American All-Academic Team

A total of 166 student-athletes from UCF were acknowledged.


Offense Surges Late in No. 22 Baseball's Sunday Sweep of Rutgers

The Knights scored eight runs in the final four innings.


Skoglund Goes the Distance Again as No. 22 Baseball Tops Rutgers

The junior became the first Knight with three complete games in a season since 2005.


Baseball Sweeps No. 9 Louisville in Thursday Doubleheader

Skoglund's game one gem set up walk-off thriller in game two.

Sophomore (2015)
-2015 The American Preseason All-Conference Team (DH)
-Recorded a base knock in his first seven games to start the season
-Notched a run-scoring single in the Opening Knight win over Siena (2/13)
-Went 3-for-4 with three runs scored and walk in game two vs. Siena (2/14)
-Added a pair of hits and two RBI in the finale against Siena (2/15)
-Registered a perfect 3-for-3 performance against No. 15 Arkansas (2/20) with an RBI and two walks

Freshman (2014)
-Appeared in 34 games with 27 starts (27 DH)
-Finished fourth on the team with a .288 average, while adding a .348 on-base pct., and a .375 slugging pct.
-Drove in 17 runs, while recording four doubles, one triple and one home run
-Drew a walk and scored a run in first-career start vs. Ohio St. (2/21)
-Went 2-for-3 with a solo home run, a walk, and a run scored vs. Florida State (3/11)
-Drove in a run and scored one in a 3-for-4 day at Memphis (4/12)
-Went 2-for-4 with a triple, three RBI and two runs vs. Florida A&M (4/15)
-Season-best six-game hit streak concluded with three-straight multi-hit games at Florida State (5/13) and doubleheader at UConn (5/15)
-Recorded hits in all three games at the AAC Tournament, including two hits vs. Houston (5/23)
-Played with the Watertown Rams during the summer and was named to the Perfect Game Collegiate All-American Third Team after posting a .352 avg. with 24 RBI
-Hit for the cycle (6/22) vs. Glenn Falls - HR (1st), 3B (3rd), 2B (4th), 1B (6th)
-Also picked up team MVP and Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League First Team honors

Prior to UCF
-Was a four-year letterwinner while playing catcher, outfield and first base under the guidance of Nick Doscher
-Was named rookie of the year as a freshman, an advance all-star as a sophomore, offensive player of the year as a junior and all-city following his senior campaign
-Led the Island CHSAA in batting as a sophomore and was sixth as a senior at .340
-Rawlings 2013 Northeast All-Region First Team

-Born in Staten Island, N.Y.
-Son of Larry and Linda Diorio
-Has two brothers, Adam and Chris
-Majoring in Sport and Exercise Science


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