May 25, 1998 - by

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.

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