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Matt Dezort
Matt Dezort


St. Louis, Mo.

High School:
Hazelwood Central HS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 170




Bears Click on All Cylinders in 9-0 Rout of Missouri

MSU Relies on Big First Start From Andy Cheray and Balanced Offensive Attack to Even Season and Overall Series With Tigers


Braves Erase Big Deficit to Even Series With Bears

MSU Sees Five-Run Lead Evaporate in 6-5 Setback in First Game of Doubleheader


Bears Bury Billikens on Murphy's Two-Hitter, 8-0

Dezort's Pinch Grand Slam Highlights Big Night for MSU Offense


Bears Battle Back to Claim Series Finale From SIU, 6-5

MSU Plates Game-Winning Run on Wild Pitch in the 10h After Matheny's Second Two-Run Homer Pushes Contest to Extra Innings


Salukis Score Big in 11th to Even Series With Bears

SIU Plates Five Runs in Decisive Frame to Earn 9-5 Decision Over MSU

2013: Dezort gave the Bears a solid all-around option off the bench as a freshman, appearing in 14 games and driving in three runs over his 11 plate appearances...Came through with a run-scoring single in his first collegiate at-bat, March 1 vs. Northwestern State...Also produced runs with RBI-grounders in wins over Indiana State (March 29) and Evansville (April 27) and scored his lone run of the year vs. the Sycamores (March 30).

Background: The speedy outfielder was a four-time All-Suburban North Conference honoree at Hazelwood Central High School...Posted a .407 batting average, swiped 22 bases, scored 37 runs and drove in 28 more to help the Hawks to a 20-10 record as a senior...Named to PNC Bank All-Star Showcase and claimed his club's Silver Slugger Award...Batted .386 with 28 stolen bases and a conference-best seven triples as a junior in 2011 to power the Hawks to their second-straight district title...Hit .419 with 38 runs scored and 19 steals to help his club to a Class 4 sectional appearance as a sophomore in 2010...Also played soccer for Hazelwood Central.

Personal: Matthew Scott Dezort is the son of Scott and Diana Dezort...Born July 24, 1993, in St. Louis, Mo...Majoring in finance and minoring in economics.


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