Matt Kohorst, a senior at La Salle High in Pasadena and a resident of La Cañada Flintridge, has signed a National Letter of Intent and has accepted a baseball scholarship to the University of San Diego.
Kohorst, a 6'3" right-handed pitcher, is a two-year starter for the La Salle varsity baseball team. As a sophomore, he was First Team All-Santa Fe League and, as a junior, he was the Most Valuable Pitcher in the Santa Fe League and a Second Team All-Area honoree in baseball.
In addition to the University of San Diego, Kohorst, whose parents are Shelley Allen and Bob Kohorst, had offers to play baseball from the University of Michigan and Loyola Marymount University.
Kohorst is a member of the California Scholastic Federation and the National Honor Society. He has earned First Honors at La Salle, where he maintains a 3.8 GPA. Kohorst is also the quarterback for the Lancers' football team and a forward on the La Salle basketball team.
Kohorst expects to major in business at USD and to pursue a career in sports management.