Matt Denny
Matt Denny

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Jackson, MS

High School:
Jackson Academy

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 215

Position:
LHP

Experience:
1L

B/T:
L/L


2013: Made 21 relief appearances on the season ... Posted a 2-1 record with a 2.14 ERA as he allowed 10 runs - only five of them earned - on 13 hits through 21.0 innings of work ... Struck out 23 batters and walked only six in his time on the mound ... Combined for two shutouts on the year: Rhode Island (2/23) and Southeastern Louisiana (3/5) ... Worked a season-long 3.0 innings against Memphis (2/26) allowing one unearned run on two hits with a strikeout ... Picked up his first win of the season at Tennessee (4/20) with a strikeout in 0.2 innings of work as the Rebels rallied to pick up the win and clinch the series ... Suffered his first loss against No. 24 Kentucky (4/27), allowing two runs on one hit in 0.1 inning ... Picked up his second win at No. 2 LSU in the series finale, allowing one hit in 0.2 innings of work ... Made his final appearance of the season against Arkansas (5/22) in the SEC Tournament, recording a strikeout in 0.1 innings of work ... Entered the game with the bases loaded and one out on the board against the Razorbacks ...

HIGH SCHOOL:
Lettered three years at Jackson Academy under head coach Jay Powell ... Named an ESPN Underclass All-America first team selection ... Named a Dandy Dozen selection by the Clarion Ledger ... Also named a first team All-State and All-Metro selection by the Clarion Ledger ... 2012 Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Co-Player of the Year ... Also named MAIS All-Conference first team selection and conference MVP ... Posted a 19-4 record for his career with two saves and a 1.88 ERA ... Struck out 241 and walked only 59 ... Hit .383 with 83 RBI and 16 home runs in two seasons batting ... As a senior, he posted a 7-3 record with a 1.58 ERA as he struck out 115 and walked only 21 in 66.2 innings of work ... Helped lead Jackson Academy to a state championship as a junior ... Also lettered three years in football, earning All-MAIS first team honors and All-Conference honors while helping Jackson Academy claim three state championships ...

MISCELLANEOUS: Son of Billy and Debbie Denny ... Born September 23, 1993 ... Older brother, Will, is the long snapper on the Ole Miss football team ... Father, Billy, also played football at Ole Miss and lettered from 1977-79 ... Played summer ball with the Southeast Texas Sun Devils and claimed the national championship.

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