Matt Riser

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James Matt Riser, Jr.

  • Bats Left, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 10", Weight 191 lb.

Biographical Information[edit]

Matt Riser has been a college coach.

Riser hit .401 as a high school sophomore, .352 as a junior and .415 as a senior, making All-State the last year. He was also All-District as a football wide receiver/defensive back. He played in junior college, hitting .347 with a .442 OBP as a freshman and .376 with a .475 OBP as a sophomore. He batted .260 for the 2004 North Adams SteepleCats. He was 2 for 5 with two walks and three runs as a junior at Tulane, as a defensive substitute in the outfield for a team that went to the 2005 College World Series. He hit .262/.359/.406 with 47 runs in 64 games as a senior, fielding .991. He was assistant coach at Southeastern Louisiana University from 2008-2013 then became head coach in 2014 at age 29.

Sources: Southeastern Louisiana bio, Tulane bio, The Baseball Cube