Matt Scott_JPL_05102024_00034

Career Accolades

  • Pac-12 team champion (2023)
  • Perfect Game Freshman All-America second team (2023)
  • Two-time Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week (March 27, 2023; March 11, 2024)
  • USA Collegiate National Team (2024)

As a Sophomore (2024)

  • Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week (March 11)
  • Baseball America Preseason All-America third team
  • Pac-12 Preseason All-Conference
  • Went 4-10 with a 5.96 ERA and a Pac-12-best 103 strikeouts (41st nationally) over 80 innings in 16 appearances, including 15 starts
  • Posted a 2.86 strikeout-to-walk ratio (103 strikeouts compared to 36 walks)
  • Averaged 11.59 strikeouts per game to rank second in the Pac-12 and limited the opposition to a .236 average against
  • 3-6 with a 6.36 ERA and 65 strikeouts over 52 1/3 innings and 10 starts in Pac-12 play
  • Named Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week after tossing seven innings, allowing one run on three hits and two walks while striking out nine at Washington (March 8)
  • Got the Opening Day start and struck out nine batters in a loss to Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 16)
  • Struck out a career-best 12 batters and allowed just one hit over six-plus innings in a victory at Rice (March 1)
  • Quality start with six strikeouts over 6 2/3 innings vs. USC (March 15)
  • Fourth consecutive quality start after tossing seven innings and allowing three runs with seven strikeouts vs. Creighton (March 23)
  • Carried a no-hitter through 5 2/3 innings before ultimately allowing an unearned run on one hit and three walks with nine strikeouts over six innings in a no-decision vs. Washington State (April 5)
  • Struck out nine over six innings at No. 5 Oregon State (April 12)
  • Earned the victory against No. 16 Oregon after striking out seven batters over five innings (April 19)
  • Got the victory against California after working 5 1/3 innings with three strikeouts (April 26)
  • Spent the summer of 2024 playing for the USA Collegiate National Team

As a Freshman (2023) • Pac-12 Champions

  • Perfect Game Freshman All-America second team
  • Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week (March 27)
  • Went 5-5 with 62 strikeouts over 67 innings and 24 appearances, including 12 starts, while earning one save
  • Averaged 8.33 strikeouts per game and limited the opposition to a .227 average against
  • Surrendered just 59 hits and finished third in the Pac-12 in hits allowed per nine innings (7.93)
  • 3-3 with a 5.49 ERA and 36 strikeouts over 41 innings and 11 appearances, including eight starts, in Pac-12 play
  • Earned the victory in his collegiate debut after throwing two scoreless innings with three strikeouts at Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 18)
  • First career save after logging three strikeouts in two innings vs. Rice (Feb. 24)
  • Struck out five over 1 2/3 innings to earn the victory vs. Rice (Feb. 25)
  • Two scoreless innings with a pair of strikeouts vs. CSU Bakersfield (March 4)
  • Struck out five over three innings in his first career start at USC (March 11)
  • Earned the victory in a quality start over Oregon State after allowing one run on five hits and a walk over six innings with six strikeouts (March 18)
  • Tossed eight shutout innings while allowing three hits and three walks with six strikeouts to post a victory over Utah (March 26) and earn Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week honors
  • Struck out a season-best seven batters over 5 2/3 innings in a victory at California (April 7)
  • Made two starts in elimination games during the Stanford Regional as the Cardinal beat Cal State Fullerton (June 4) and #25 Texas A&M (June 5) - the latter being a winner-take-all game for the regional title ... allowed one run over three innings in the start vs. #25 Texas A&M (June 5)
  • Was invited to training camp with the 2023 USA Collegiate National Team

Prior to Stanford 

  • 2022 graduate of Joel Barlow High School in Redding, Conn.
  • Guided Joel Barlow to Class M state championship (2022)
  • Gatorade Player of the Year (2022)
  • Connecticut Player of the Year (2022)
  • Top-ranked player coming out of Connecticut according to Perfect Game (No. 40 overall right-handed pitcher in the nation)
  • Max Preps All-American (2022)
  • Four-time All-State first team (2019-22)
  • Southwest Conference MVP (2022)
  • Four-time All-Southwest Conference (2019-22)
  • 0.38 ERA with 156 strikeouts as a senior
  • Competed with Dirtbags Baseball (NC) on the club circuit
  • Perfect Game Tournament All-American (2019)
  • Competed in the Prospect Development Pipeline League for USA Baseball

National Team

  • USA Collegiate National Team (2024)


  • Son of Sandra and Andrew Scott
  • Has two sisters, Allison and Laura, and two brothers, Andrew and Will