2004 (Freshman): Righthanded reliever who made 22 appearances, getting stronger and more consistent as the season progressed ... Posted 3-1 mark with 2.70 ERA in 40.0 innings of work, striking out 32 ... Allowed just 3-of-16 inherited runners to score ... Did not allow an earned run in first six outings of the season, giving up just two runs on 11 hits in 11.0 innings with 10 strikeouts ... Took a line drive off his left bicep at Jacksonville State but still got the out on the play ... Picked up first career win at Samford in last of six outings, working 3.2 scoreless innings, striking out four ... Roughed up in next appearance, giving up four runs on eight hits versus Dayton ... Worked 2.2 scoreless innings at New Mexico State ... Suffered a loss at Tennessee Tech, giving up one run in 3.2 innings on frigid night ... Picked up a win with two innings at Austin Peay, giving up an unearned run with four strikeouts ... Looked dominant in two scoreless innings on Friday at New Orleans, getting the win in an 11-inning, 2-0 victory ... Tossed 1.2 scoreless innings at Vanderbilt, striking out three ... Picked up first career save against Louisiana-Lafayette at Sun Belt Championships, getting final two outs in Thursday win ... Got one out against Birmingham Southern at NCAA Athens Regional.
2003 (Redshirt): Underwent surgery to repair a partially torn meniscus in his left knee and missed the entire season.
High School: Played for former Blue Raider Craig Reavis at La Vergne HS ... Voted Righthanded District Pitcher of the Year three straight seasons ... Earned All-Region and All-Midstate honors as junior and senior ... Voted All-State and State Tournament MVP as senior in leading his squad to state championship ... Posted 14-3 mark with 1.33 ERA and 141 strikeouts in 105 innings pitched as senior ... Opponents batted just .201 against him ... Named AAA Player of the Year by the Tennessean and TBCA as senior ... Set state record for most consecutive innings without a walk at 67 ... Holds career records at LHS in strikeouts, winningest pitcher and lowest ERA ... Also lettered in golf.
Personal: Matthew Thomas Scott ... Born March 19, 1984 ... Son of Tom and Debbie Scott ... Majoring in Business Education.