44 - Matt Pitts
Matt Pitts
Height: 6-5
Weight: 200
Year: Junior
Hometown: Brunswick, Ga.
High School: Brunswick
Position: 1B/3B
Major: Community Health

2008: Part of a first base platoon with Benton Yaun, played in 36 games with 24 starts ... Hit .216 with one home run, 17 RBI and 18 runs ... Had four multi-hit games and a pair of multi-RBI contests ... Recorded his first career home run Feb. 27 in a loss at Newberry.

2007: Played in 13 games primarily as a reserve third base option ... Hit .333 (5-15) with four RBI and four runs ... Recorded first career hit in his first career game, a pinch-hit single against Clark Atlanta Feb. 15.

High School: Attended Brunswick High School where he earned All-State, All-Area and First Team All-Region honors.

Personal: Son of Joe Pitts and Belinda Jones ... Born Sept. 19, 1987 ... Lists Ryan Howard as his favorite athlete ... Played Summer Baseball with Nike 5-Tool in Evans, Ga., for three years ... Hitting a walk-off home run is his biggest thrill in sports ... Team representative of Student Athlete Advisory Committee.

Year AVG GP-GS AB R H HR RBI SB-ATT
2008 .216 36-24 97 18 21 1 17 10-13
2007 .333 13-0 15 4 5 0 4 0-0