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Matt Diorio

Matt  Diorio

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Staten Island, N.Y.

High School:
Moore Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 204

Position:
C/OF

07/30/2015

Academic Accolades

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

08/06/2014

Eleven Knights Honored to The American All-Academic Team

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

04/27/2014

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

The Knights scored eight runs in the final four innings.

04/25/2014

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.

04/18/2014

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

Personal
-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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