Baseball Rightfielder Named National Player of the Week
Matt Diaz receives the honors.
May 25, 1998
TALLAHASSEE, FL — Freshman rightfielder Matt Diaz was named Collegiate Baseball magazine’s National Player of the Week after his MVP performance in the NCAA Atlantic II Regional.
Diaz batted .750 (15-for-20) with 12 runs scored, five doubles, seven home runs and 19 RBI during the four-game tournament. He also belted four home runs against Oklahoma, tying an FSU and NCAA Regional record.