Matt Dunaway moves into his fourth season as an associate sports information director where he serves as the primary media relations contact for LSU's softball and volleyball programs. He also serves as the department's liaison to the Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes and promotes LSU's community service outreach.
Dunaway, 30, has had the opportunity to publicize a quartet of All-Americans, Brittnee Cooper [volleyball] along with Rachele Fico, Brittany Mack and Kirsten Shortridge [softball], while at LSU. He also fills in as the color analyst for softball road broadcasts on the LSU Sports Radio Network. His 2012 LSU Softball media guide was voted No. 1 in the nation by CoSIDA.
Dunaway came to LSU from Rice where he promoted the Owls' women's basketball and tennis teams in addition to sharing secondary football duties. Prior to Rice, Dunaway spent two years across town as a sports information assistant at the University of Houston as primary contact for the Cougars' softball, volleyball and tennis programs.
Dunaway graduated from UCF in May 2005 with a BA in broadcast journalism from the Nicholson School of Communication. He was a student assistant in the sports information office and held sports director duties for the student chapter of the UCF ISP Sports Network responsible for broadcasting Golden Knight volleyball, women's basketball, softball and baseball.
Dunaway is a member of CoSIDA, the Louisiana Sports Writers Association and lives in Baton Rouge.