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#14 Matt Oberste
Position: Infield
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 209
Year: Junior
Hometown: Sallisaw, Okla.
Other College: Connors State College
Season
AVG
GP-GS
AB
R
H
2B
3B
HR
RBI
SLG
BB
HBP
SF
SB-SBA
FLD%
2012
.312
42-35
125
28
39
10
0
6
22
.536
13
10
2
6-7
1.000
2013
.373
64-64
241
53
90
19
4
11
60
.622
26
16
5
13-18
.992
Totals
.352
106-99
366
81
129
29
4
17
82
.593
39
26
7
19-25
.992

2013 [JUNIOR]:
Drafted and signed by the New York Mets in the seventh round of the MLB Amateur Draft with the 206th overall pick… earned All-America honors from NCBWA (First Team), Baseball America (Second Team) and Collegiate Baseball (Third Team)… an All-Big 12 First Team selection… started all 64 games at first base or designated hitter and led the Sooners with a .373 batting average on 90 hits… totaled 34 extra-base hits on 19 doubles, four triples and 11 home runs… scored 53 runs and knocked in 60, while also stealing 13 bases… owned a .622 slugging percentage and .458 on-base percentage… posted a program-record 30-game hitting streak between February 15 and March 30… hit a three-run home run and drove in four runs against Hofstra (2/17)… went 2-for-4 with another three-run homer, two runs and a double against Arkansas Pine Bluff (2/19)… knocked hit third three-run homer out of the park against New Mexico (2/24) on a 3-for-4 afternoon… named the Big 12 Player of the Week on February 18 and 25… went 3-for-4 with two runs, a triple and a home run against Pepperdine (3/2)… smacked his fourth three-run homer of the season at eventual National Champion UCLA (3/9)… posted the first of back-to-back four-hit games with a 4-for-4, two-run day to go with a triple against Northwestern State (3/17), followed by a 4-for-6, two-run game with a double against Oral Roberts (3/19)… drove in four runs, including a two-run home run, scored three runs and went 3-for-4 against Oral Roberts (3/20)… went 3-for-5 with two runs, RBI, triple and home run against New Orleans (4/19)… knocked in four runs, including a two-run homer in the third, scored two runs and went 2-for-4 in the Big 12 Championship game against Kansas (5/26)… named to the Big 12 All-Tournament Team… hit .352 over his two-year career at OU with 82 RBI, 81 runs, 29 doubles and 17 home runs.

2012 [SOPHOMORE]:
Name Most Outstanding Player of the Charlottesville Regional after leading OU with seven hits and also driving in six runs ... Named to 2012 Big 12 All-Tournament team with three home runs, four hits (double) and four RBI ... Started first seven games of 2012 (hit safely in six) at designated hitter and missed next five games with forearm injury ... Returned to starting lineup against Connecticut with RBI double ... Reached base safely in 27 of his 35 starts with hits in 21 ... Hit first career homer (two-run HR) in game two vs. Air Force ... From May 1 to end of season, hit .343 (22-for-64) in last 20 starts with 12 RBI, including eight multi-hit games with five homers and five doubles ... Had a career-high four hits (HR, 2 RBI) in game two against Oklahoma State ... Had a two-home run game against Baylor in third game of the Big 12 tourney ... Homered in title game vs. Mizzou ... Went 6-for-8 in two regional final games vs. Appalachian State with five RBI and two doubles.

JUNIOR COLLEGE:
Played at Connors State College with fellow Sooner Jake Fisher under head coach Perry Keith ... Selected for 2011 JUCO All-American Team and first team all-region ... Hit .418 with 17 home runs, 17 doubles, four triples and 67 runs batted in ... Finished in top 10 in nation for home runs and runs batted in ... Finished second in the nation in extra base hits.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Four-year letterwinner at Sallisaw High School under head coach Larry Coleman ... Hit .500 with 28 home runs through his high school career ... Named Male Athlete of the Year at H.S. as a senior ... Two time all-district and named All-State by The Oklahoman ... Also played football and basketball.

PERSONAL:
Full name is Matthew Ryan Oberste ... Born in Fort Smith, Ark. ... Parents are Mark and LaCósta Oberste and Elizabeth Oberste ... Has one sister, Bailey, and two brothers, Stephen and Ben ... Major is undecided.

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