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17 Brian Matusz
Brian  Matusz

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Cave Creek, AZ

High School:
St. Mary's HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 200

Position:
LHP

B/T:
L/L


09/15/2015

Brian Matusz Nominated for Roberto Clemente Award

06/11/2015

Holder Earns All-America Honors

Kyle Holder has been named third-team All-America by D1baseball.com

06/03/2015

Brigman Tabbed a Freshman All-American

Bryson Brigman was named a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American.

05/28/2015

Brigman Named to Team USA

Bryson Brigman has been named to the roster of Team USA for the summer.

05/20/2015

Toreros Prep for WCC Tournament

USD will take on LMU in game one at 3 p.m. Thursday.

SOPHOMORE (2007): Named to the Wallace Award Watch list for the best collegiate player in the nation...was named to the Roger Clemens Award Watch list vuying for the nation's best collegiate pitcher...was a finalist for the Golden Spikes Award for the Nation's best Collegiate Player... made 18 appearances with 18 starts serving as USD's Friday starter...helped team win the WCC regular-season Championship...helped Toreros achieve a program-best No. 4 national ranking... named first-team All-WCC ...named National Pitcher of the Week twice...named WCC Pitcher of the Month once...named first-team All-American by the NCBWA...was named second-team All-American by collegiate baseball...named insidepitching.com's West Region Pitcher of the Year...set the new single-season record for strikeouts with 163...posted a 10-3 record with an ERA of 2.85...recorded a career-high 13 strikeouts on three occasions and rung up 10 or more batters in nine games...threw one complete game allowing two runs on seven hits while striking out 10 against Saint Mary's (4/5/07)...recorded 13 strikeouts against Cal Poly (1/26/07), USC (2/9/07) and Portland (4/13/07)...played for Team USA during the summer of 2007.

Freshman (2006): Made 15 appearances with 13 starts...posted a 4-3 record with an ERA of 4.25...Rivals.com named him a second-team Freshman All-American...was also named a Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball...was named to Baseball America's All-Freshman team...was second on the team in strikeouts with 93...made his collegiate debut against Texas throwing four solid innings of relief to pick up the save (3/3/06)...was named the WCC Pitcher of the Week after a solid performance against Pepperdine as he allowed one run on five hits while striking out six in eight complete innings of work (4/21/06)...Had another solid outing against Georgia allowing three runs on eight hits while striking out a season-high 11 batters in eight complete innings of work (2/26/06)...picked up win against San Diego State allowing one run on three hits, while striking out 10 in eight innings of work (3/10/06).

High School: Earned two varsity letters in baseball playing for Keith Merkel at St. Mary's High...posted an 8-1 record with an ERA of 0.50 as a senior en route to earning the state of Arizona Player of the Year award along with a Baseball America All-America distinction...was drafted in the fourth round of the 2005 Major League Baseball draft by the Angels...was named first-team All-State as a junior after posting a 8-2 record with an ERA of 0.95.

Personal: Born Feb. 11, 1987 in Grand Junction, Colorado...was heavily recruited by Arizona State, Pepperdine and UCLA...chose to attend USD because of the academic opportunities as well as the baseball program...his father Michael ran track and field at Purdue University and his brother Chris is currently playing baseball at Iowa Wesleyan.

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Video Thumbnail Football: Week Fourteen
Football preps for second round of playoffs at NDSU
Video Thumbnail Football: NAU From the Sidelines
Toreros win in first round of playoffs at NAU
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Thirteen
Football travels to NAU for the first round of the FCS Playoffs
Video Thumbnail Torero Tuesday
A day to give to Torero Athletics
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Twelve
Toreros gear up for last game of conference play
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Eleven
Toreros prep for game day
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Summer Mason
USD junior women's soccer player takes a timeout during a study break
Video Thumbnail On Saturday We Dominate
Big wins for both USD Football and USD Volleyball Saturday afternoon
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Henry Lander
Men's soccer sophomore Henry Lander takes a Timeout between classes
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Ten
Toreros gear up for home game against Drake
Video Thumbnail Halloween Hoopla
Men's and women's basketball teamed up to host a Halloween event
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Nine
Big day in the weight room for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail Seamus McFadden's Legacy
39 years in review by former players and coaches
Video Thumbnail Seamus Night
Alumni, staff and the San Diego community gathered to celebrate Men's Soccer Head Coach Seamus McFadden
Video Thumbnail Sixth Man Night: The Event
Recap video of the October 12 fundraiser event
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Hoops Tip-Off
Coach Fisher and Maya Hood attend media day in Las Vegas
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: New Heights
Men's basketball celebrates the third era of the program
Video Thumbnail Homecoming
Alumni and family gathered together for an eventful Homecoming weekend
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Kristen Gengenbacher
Take a Timeout with the senior setter at her house in South Mission Beach
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Seven
Football preps for this Saturday's Homecoming game
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Jonathan Petersen
USD Football's Petersen strolls through Belmont Park during his bye week
Video Thumbnail USD Basketball: Practice No. 1
Check out what practice looks like for the Torero ballers
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Five
Toreros prep for big game against Dayton
Video Thumbnail Football: FaceTime with Lion's Jamal Agnew
USD Head Coach Dale Lindsey congratulates Torero alum Agnew on his first NFL touchdown
Video Thumbnail Football: Brian Fogarty PFL Classic
From tailgates to touchdowns, we got it all
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Four
Hard work follows these Toreros on and off the field
Video Thumbnail Cross Country: USD Invite
Missed Saturday's race? Don't stress, we have it right here
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Three
Sights and sounds of USD Football at work
Video Thumbnail USD Invite: Take a Lap
Men's and women's cross country host the USD Invite: the only home race for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Two
Football hard at work for their first away game at UC Davis
Video Thumbnail Three Games - One Day
Ole Weekend was one to remember for USD Athletics
Video Thumbnail Football: Week One
Toreros preps for their home opener against Western New Mexico
Video Thumbnail 2017 Football Season Preview
Head Coach Dale Lindsey and Senior Ray Clark discuss upcoming season
Video Thumbnail USD Athletics Highlight Video 2016-17
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