Matthew Furuto - 26
Matthew Furuto

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
Briarwood Christian HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185

Position:
INF

B/T:
R/R


2013 (Redshirt Season)
- Did not see any time during his redshirt season
- Earned the Conference USA Academic Medal and Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll accolades
- Played in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League as a member of the Lima Locos

High School/Prep
- Played for head coach Steve Renfroe at Briarwood Christian HS
- ASWA All-State Baseball Class 5A Honorable Mention as a senior
- Recipient of the U.S. Marine Distinguished Athlete Award
- Named to Birmingham News All-Shelby County Baseball Team as a senior
- Stole nine bases with a .416 batting average his senior season
- 2011 Birmingham News Shelby County Player of the year in football
- AL.com Scholar-Athlete of the Week in June 2012
- Member of the National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta
- Received President's Education Award in 2012

Personal
Matthew Kirk Furuto ... born Feb. 25, 1993 ... son of Don and Bonnie Furuto ... has two brothers ... majoring in business.

 
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