15 - Matt Ozanne
Matt Ozanne
Height: 6-0
Weight: 185
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Scottsdale, Ariz.
High School: Notre Dame Prep
Position: OF

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2010 All-WCC honorable mention
2010 WCC All-Freshman Team
2009 MLB Draft pick last June (Arizona Diamondbacks, 46th round, 1,386 overall)

FRESHMAN(2010): Drafted by the Diamondbacks, but chose to attend Santa Clara … named an All-WCC honorable mention … started 18 games in 38 appearances … finished the year with a batting average of .380 and 17 RBI, including 2 HR … made his first collegiate appearance against Nevada (2/19) in which he recorded a hit and scored a run ... started 15 games in the lead-off spot … posted nine multiple-hit games with a hitting streak of six games … stole five bases … batted .429 in WCC play with seven extra-base hits and 14 RBI.

HIGH SCHOOL: Phenomenal high school career at Notre Dame Prep in Scottsdale, one of the nation's best programs ... ranked as the No. 1 outfielder in the state by Perfect Game Crosschecker ... selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 46th round (1,386 overall) of the 2009 MLB First Year Player Draft ... helped the Saints rank as high as No. 2 nationally according to Baseball America ... three-time state runners-up in Arizona's Class 4A-II ... Notre Dame Prep went 87-12 during his three years on varsity ... hit .412 with nine homers, stole a school record 41 bases and drove in 35 runs as a senior in 2009 ... 2009 Arizona Republic First Team Class 4A All-State honoree ... twice named a first team all-league and all-region player ... 2009 ESPN Rise All-Area pick ... led off the bottom of the first inning with a homerun at Chase Field on April 6, 2009, helping Notre Dame beat Prescott 11-5 in a game that immediately followed the Diamondback's season-opener ... as a junior in 2008, hit .403 with three homeruns ... set a school record with 24 stolen bases as Notre Dame's leadoff hitter (he would shatter his own stolen base record the next year with 41 in 2009) ... Notre Dame went 29-4 in 2008 ... began the game by reaching base 21-of-33 times ... participated in the 2008 Area Code Games as a member of the Cincinnati Reds ... also a member of the Arizona Diamondbacks scout team.

PERSONAL: Born August 25, 1990 in Scottsdale, Ariz. ... twin brother, Drew, also plays baseball at Santa Clara ... son of Mark and Paula Ozanne ... majoring in Business ... hopes to graduate in four years with a degree ... also enjoys soccer.