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#20 Matt Phillips

Matt Phillips - Baseball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Height 6-2
Weight 197
Hometown Milton, Ga.
Last School Milton
Year Senior
Height / Weight 6-2 / 195
Matt Phillips - Baseball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

2016 (Junior): Did not play.

2015 (Sophomore): Was strong out of the bullpen for the Yellow Jackets as a sophomore … Made 16 appearances and earned his first three career wins (3-0) … Posted a 4.50 ERA in 18.0 innings … Recorded the final out of the ninth inning against Albany before Arden Pabst’s three-run walk-off home run to pick up his first career win … Worked 1.2 innings and notched his second career win while allowing an earned run and striking out three against Georgia Southern on March 10 … Went  2.1 innings and allowed one run on two hits and struck out three against rival No. 21 Georgia to earn the win in relief … Tossed a scoreless ninth in Tech’s 5-1 victory over Presbyterian on May 2 … Worked 2.0 innings, allowing one run on two hits and punching out two hitters in Tech’s 9-7 win over Mercer on May 6 … Tossed a career-long 2.2 innings against Pittsburgh, allowing two runs on three hits and two walks on May 9.

2014 (Freshman): Made eight appearances as a rookie, all in relief … Totaled 6.2 innings on the mound … Made his collegiate debut with a 1-2-3 inning of scoreless relief vs. UNCG on Feb. 21 … Pitched a scoreless inning versus Wake Forest on March 7 … Tossed a scoreless eighth in a 13-2 win over Georgia Southern on April 8 … Struck out the side in order in the eighth in Tech’s 12-1 win over Savannah State on April 9.

Before Tech: Three-year letterwinner at Milton High School under head coach Joey Ray … Helped team to four region championships and a state championship in his senior season … Named to the All-Region team in 2012 as pitcher … Recognized as an Atlanta Braves 400 Fan Club High School All-Star … Lists winning the 2013 Connie Mack World Series as his most memorable athletic accomplishment … Was a four-year honor roll student in high school.

Personal: Full name is Matthew Anderson Phillips … Born Dec. 23, 1994 in Atlanta, Ga. … Son of Russell Phillips and Mary Clare … Has two brothers, John and Mark, and a younger sister, Elizabeth … His great uncle, Taylor Phillips, played in the majors from 1956-63 for the Braves, Cubs, Phillies and White Sox … Majoring in business administration.


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