Matt Hogan - Baseball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#11 Matt Hogan


Class Junior
Height 6'0"
Weight 195
Hometown Melville, N.Y.
High School Half Hollow Hills East

Student-Athlete Features
Newsday – Hills East’s Matt Hogan wins 51st Yastrzemski Award (June 2018)

Head coach Tim Corbin on Hogan: “Beloved by his teammates. Would drop anything to help anyone at anytime. His personality and his approach to life make the environment very pleasing. His physical tools are above average in every department. His refinement of the game is where Matt continues to focus his attention. His care level for what he is doing and his energy to do it, is uncanny. Everyone roots for this guy.”

As a Junior (2021)

  • Made season debut in doubleheader vs. Georgia State (Feb. 28), notched a RBI in the second game
  • Season-high of two at-bats in wins over Oklahoma State (March 13) and Florida International (May 18)

As a Sophomore (2020)

  • Season canceled due to coronavirus outbreak
  • Made six appearances off the bench

As a Freshman (2019)

  • Made four appearances, finishing 0-for-4 (.000) with a walk and run scored
  • Appeared in the outfield in three of his four games
  • Walked and scored a run while entering as a pinch hitter vs. Davidson (March 5)

The Hogan File

  • Product of Half Hallow Hills East (Plainview, N.Y.)
  • Three-year captain
  • New York’s top outfielder and seventh overall player in the class of 2018 (Perfect Game)
  • Half Hallow Hills East school record holder for home runs, RBIs and hits
  • 51st recipient of the Carl Yastrzemski Award (Suffolk’s top player)
  • Tabbed Suffolk League III MVP
  • Batted .401 with 23 runs while posting a 4-1 record and a save as a senior
  • Three-time all-conference honoree in baseball
  • Named all-league in winter track
  • 2018 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American (Northeast – All Region 1st Team)
  • Communication studies major
  • Recipient of the Ingram Athletic Endowed Scholarship
  • Son of Rich and Kathy
  • Brother to Alexa and Richie