2005 (Sophomore): Righthander who posted a 10-1 record with a 3.07 ERA in 14 appearances, all starts, leading the club in almost every statistic ... Tossed 99.2 innings, striking out 68 against just 10 walks ... Won final six decisions of the year, including wins in final four starts ... In those four outings, tossed three complete games, allowing five runs in 34 innings (1.32 ERA) on just 15 hits with just one walk and 28 strikeouts ... Ranked 28th nationally in victories and 137th in the country in ERA ... Tossed four complete games, with opponents batting only .228 ... Began the season as the Saturday starter and moved into the Friday night role in first weekend of conference play ... Middle Tennessee was 12-2 in his starts, including 8-1 versus SBC opponents ... Pitched six innings in Saturday start against Ball State, his first career start, allowing one run on three hits with four strikeouts to get a win ... Knocked around versus Iowa at ScreenTech Wiregrass Classic, giving up five earned runs in 2.1 innings ... Allowed two runs on four hits in eight innings versus Southeastern Louisiana, striking out five to get his second victory ... Tossed a three-hit, complete-game shutout against Jacksonville State, striking out three with no walks for third win ... Allowed three runs in five-plus innings at Southwest Missouri State, striking out three in a no decision ... Allowed two runs in 7.1 innings, striking out a career-high 10 in victory at Arkansas-Little Rock in SBC opener ... Named SBC Pitcher of the Week for his efforts against UALR ... Suffered first loss of season against New Orleans, allowing four earned runs on 12 hits in six innings ... Picked up victory at Western Kentucky, giving up four runs with five strikeouts in 6.2 innings ... Worked 8.2 innings against South Alabama, allowing five runs in the 13-inning game ... Tossed 6.2 innings at Arkansas State, giving up four runs on six hits to get his sixth victory ... Hurled a complete game against Florida International, allowing one earned run on four hits with seven strikeouts and was named SBC Pitcher of the Week for the second time ... Threw only 101 pitches versus FIU ... Tossed second-straight complete game, at 18th-ranked Louisiana-Lafayette, allowing only six hits and one run and striking out six for win No. 8 of the year ... Won fifth straight decision with seven shutout innings against New Mexico State, tying career-high with 10 strikeouts and allowing just three hits ... Took a perfect game into the eighth inning versus NMSU in opener of SBC Tournament ... Tossed fourth complete game of the year versus the Aggies, giving up two runs on a homer in the eighth and striking out five.
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: 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.