33  Matt Laney
Matt Laney

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chesterfield, Va.

High School:
LC Bird

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 270

Position:
LHP

Birthdate:
09/02/1988

Experience:
FR

B/T:
L/L


Tall three-pitch left-hander that could see action during the mid-week ... Could see spot action in long relief as well ... High School: A four-time letter winner that played under head coach Scott Spencer ... As a sophomore posted a 3.14 ERA, striking out 44 and walking 15 in 29 innings of work ... During junior campaign pitched 54 innings, fanned 76, walked 22, allowed 51 hits while posting a 3.63 ERA ... Tossed four complete games in seven starts finishing with a 5 3 record on his way to second-team all-district honors ... As a senior posted a 2.02 ERA and helped the Sky Hawks to an 11-9 overall record ... Member of Richmond Braves travel team under head coach Mickey Roberts ... Selected by Major League Baseball to pitch in the East Coast Professional Showcase in the summer of 2006 ... Invited to participate in the Commonwealth Games of Virginia and competed in the U17-18 World Championships in Atlanta in 2006 ... Personal: Full name is Matthew Dale Laney ... Born September 2, 1988 in Chesterfield, Va. ... Son of Bob and Becky Laney ... Intended major is criminal justice.