|High School:||Archbishop Rummel HS|
2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll
Earned a place on the team as a walk-on in the fall of 2009 to serve as a bullpen catcher and infielder . . . served a vital role in preparing the pitchers every week ... named to the 2011 and 2010 SEC Academic Honor Rolls as a chemical engineering major.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2011)
Appeared in five games, scoring a run in the Tigers' 7-6 win over Cal State Fullerton on March 12 ... also drew one walk on the season.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2010)
Played in seven game in a reserve role and was 1-for-3 at the plate with one run scored ... served as a pinch runner in the championship game of the SEC Tournament versus Alabama (May 30) and scored the winning run in the top of the 11th inning on a single by second baseman Tyler Hanover.
Three-year letterman in baseball at Archbishop Rummel High School in Metairie, La...as a senior in 2008, he hit .408 with five homers and 28 RBI en route to being named an All-District selection in class 9-5A...was also a two-year letterman on the football team where he played quarterback and served as the team captain...received Academic All-State recognition in both baseball and football in 2008...was a WWL-TV A+ athlete as well as an Allstate Sugar Bowl Scholar Athlete...during the American Legion Baseball Southeast Regional tournament in 2008, he and former LSU teammate Trey Watkins hit for the cycle in the same game (7/19/08).
Full name is Matthew Stephen Fury...parents are Blaine and Sandi Fury...Has two brothers, Nathan and Jacob ...Graduated from Archbishop Rummel in Metairie, La. as valedictorian in 2008...majoring in chemical engineering at LSU...born October 24, 1989.