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2 MATT GRAZIANO
  • INF
  • 6-0 170
  • R/R Jr.
  • TR Gainesville, Fla./Delgado C.C./P.K. Yonge
  • Major: Recreation Program Delivery

2003: Made 32 appearances and 12 starts ... Had eight starts at shortstop and four at second base ... Had a .386 on-base percentage to go along with 12 RBI ... Six of 12 RBI were in SEC games ... Went 3-4 with a homer and four RBI versus Mississippi State April 27 ... Scored twice against Hofstra Feb 23 ... Had three multi-hit games and three multi-RBI contests ... In Mississippi State series April 26-27 he went a combined 5-9 with five RBI ... Had season best five assists at shortstop against Jacksonville State April 20 ... Had four putouts against Pace March 11 ... Reached base safely in seven of 12 starts.

2000-2002 AT DELGADO C.C.: Played two seasons (2001 and 2002) at Delgado Community College for head coach Joe Sheuermann ... Named Mississippi-Louisiana first-team all-conference and selected team captain in 2002 after hitting .380 with 10 doubles, one triple, two homers, 22 RBI and seven steals ... Led team to 46-11 record and Mississippi-Louisiana conference title in 2002.

SUMMER: Played for the New Orleans Boosters of the AAABA ... Team reach AAABA World Series in Johnstown, Pa. twice ... Batted .350 with 11 doubles in helping team advance to the finals last season.

PREP: Infielder who helped lead P.K. Yonge to two district championships in 1999 and 2000 ... Named First Team All State 2A, First Team All Area and team MVP as a senior at P.K. Yonge High School in 2000 ... Led team in batting average (.549), home runs (nine) and RBI (43) and stole 18 bases while leading team to district championship and Sweet 16 Round ... As a senior his high school team went 27-8 ... Coached by both Bob Hawkins (1997-98) and Todd Gray (1999-00) at P.K. Yonge where he lettered four years in baseball ... Earned team coaches award, hit .352 with 24 RBI, led team to district title and Elite Eight state finish as a junior ... Played American Legion baseball 1998-2000 ... Batted .483, helped lead squad to a third place finish at the All American Wood Bat series ... Played with current UF catcher Joe Mercadante at both P.K. Yonge and Delgado C.C.


GRAZIANO'S CAREER STATISTICS
Overall Season Statistics
Year AVG GP-S AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-A
2003 .222 32-12 63 12 14 1 0 1 12 10 20 0-0
Career .222 32-12 63 12 14 1 0 1 12 10 20 0-0
SEC Regular Season Statistics
Year AVG GP-S AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-A
2003 .235 16-8 34 6 8 1 0 1 6 5 11 0-0
Career .235 16-8 34 6 8 1 0 1 6 5 11 0-0
NCAA Postseason Statistics
Year AVG GP-S AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-A
2003 .000 2-1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0-0
Career .000 2-1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0-0

GRAZIANO'S CAREER HIGHS
At Bats: 4 (Six times) last vs. Mississippi State, 4/27/03
Runs Scored: 2 vs. Hofstra, 2/23/03
Hits: 3 vs. Mississippi State, 4/27/03
Home Runs: 1 vs. Mississippi State, 4/27/03
RBI: 4 vs. Mississippi State, 4/27/03
Bases on Balls: 1 (10 times) last vs. Kentucky. 5/16/03
Stolen Bases: 0
Hit Streak: 2 games

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