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#55 Matthew Ellis

Matthew Ellis - Baseball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Year Senior
Height 6-4
Weight 248
Hometown Waddy, Ky.
Last School Indiana
Major History, Technology, & Society
Matthew Ellis - Baseball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

2022-23 (Indiana): Tied for No. 7 on IU’s single-season home run charts (18) with Kyle Schwarber (2013) and Alex Smith (1986) … Finished tied for No. 10 on the single season RBI charts (65) at Indiana, tied with Seth Bynum (2004), Vasili Spanos (2002) and Doug DeVore (1999) … In 2023, appeared in 25 games with 24 starts … Missed two games due to illness and 36 games with an injury … Made starts at catcher (13) and designated hitter (11) … Reached base safely in 19 of 25 games played … Collected a hit in 13 games … Worked a walk in 11 games, including four multi-walk games … Posted four multi-hit games and four multi-RBI games … Homered at Auburn (2/17), versus Morehead State (3/16) and in the first two games against Ohio State (3/25-26) … In 2022, named third-team all-Big Ten … Ended the season tied for No. 58 nationally in home runs (18) … Finished tied for No. 62 among Division I hitter in RBI (65).

2020-21 (Walters State C.C.): In 2021, appeared in 65 games with 65 starts … Led the team in walks (49) … Reached base in 59 of 65 games on the season … Posted 18 multi-hit and 13 multi-RBI games … Owned a season-long hitting streak of 13 games from April 20-May 10, which was the start of a 22-game reached base streak that ran from April 20 through the end of the 2021 season … Homered against King University (2; 2/23), Motlow State C.C. (3/4), Chattanooga State C.C. (2; 3/16), at Cleveland State C.C. (3/23 & 3/24), Roane State C.C. (2; 3/30), at USC Union C.C. (2; 4/13), Chattanooga State C.C. (4/15), at Motlow State C.C. (4/23), BCA Post Grad (4/26), Cleveland State C.C. (4/29 & 5/1) and versus Crowder College (5/31) … Posted a season-high four hits in the first game of a doubleheader against Cleveland State C.C. (2/24) … Drove in a season-high six RBIs in the second game of a doubleheader versus Roane State (3/30) … In 2020, appeared in 22 games with 19 starts … Reached base in 17 of 22 games on the season … Posted four multi-hit and six multi-RBI games … Owned a season-long hitting streak of six games from March 1-12, which was the end of a seven-game reached base streak that ran from February 29-March 12 … Homered against Florida Southwestern State College (2/8), in both games of a doubleheader at Chattanooga State C.C. (3/1) and versus Jackson State C.C. (3/8) … Posted a season-high two hits on four occasions … Drove in a season-high four RBIs in the season finale against Milligan University (3/12).

2019 (Tennessee): Redshirted his initial collegiate season.

High School: Played for head coach Devin Hicks at Shelby County High School, where he was a five-year letterwinner Named team MVP as a junior and senior … Tabbed team captain twice during his prep career … Rated the No. 10 overall prospect and No. 2 catcher in Kentucky by Perfect Game … Earned first-team Kentucky Baseball Coaches Association All-State as a senior … Garnered Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-America as a senior … Tabbed Perfect Game Underclass Honorable Mention as a junior … Selected the Region 8 Player of the Year as a senior … Named to the All-Louisville Metro Team as a senior … Tabbed all-district three times and all-region twice as a prep … Three-time East-West Kentucky All-Star game participant … Earned Academic All-State twice.

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