|Height / Weight:|
6-0 / 180
Started all 63 games at second base ... Also played periodically at shortstop and third base ... Five of his eight home runs came in Big 12 play ... Second among all Sooners with 12 stolen bases ... Drove in career-best five runs in game two of the Feb. 21 doubleheader against Western Illinois ... Collected 15 multiple-hit games and nine multiple-RBI games ... hit safely in career-best seven games from May 1-9 ... Batted .414 in that span with four multi-hit games and five RBIs.
Played for the Anchorage Glacier Pilots with Antwonie Hubbard and Bryan Groth ... Helped lead team to the Alaska Baseball League Championship and a ninth place finish at National Baseball Congress World Series ... Named to the ABL All-Star second team at third base ... Posted .953 fielding percentage and hit .225 with 15 RBIs.
One of the Sooners' most versatile infielders ... Started at second, third and shortstop ... Started last eight games at third ... 36 of his 54 starts were at short, including opening day ... Hit. 290 in Big 12 play with 13 RBIs ... Finished the season with hits in six of his last eight games, including five RBIs ... Hit safely in 16 of the last 22 games with 21 hits and 14 RBIs ... Had a season-high three hits in five different games (last vs. Baylor on March 28) and drove in a season-best three runs vs. North Dakota State (game one on March 5), Western Illinois (March 7) and Missouri (March 19) ... Ranked sixth in the Big 12 with four triples ... Committed one error in the final 30 games.
Member of the Mavericks in the Karl Young League.
Lettered two years at Blinn College under head coach Brian Roper ... Hit .368 with 16 doubles, two triples and three homers in 2007 ... Drove in 32 runs while successfully stealing 21 bases in 22 attempts ... Hit .312 as a freshman with 23 RBIs, 13 doubles and 10 stolen bases.
Three-year letterwiner at Spring High School under head coach Jason Washburn ... Hit .500 his senior season with the Lions ... Collected 12 doubles, one triple, and four homers on his way to a 24 RBI season ... Stole 15 bases in 26 games played and scored 38 times ... Member of the all-district and All-State teams his senior year.
Full name is Matthew Jack Harughty ... Born in Houston, Texas ... Parents are Ricci and Jana Harughty ... Has two older brothers, Derric (25) and Lee (23) ... Brother Lee, was a member of the Texas A&M baseball team from 2003-2005 ... Multidisciplinary studies major.