44 - Matt Pitts
Matt Pitts
Height: 6-6
Weight: 215
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Brunswick, Ga.
High School: Brunswick
Position: 1B/3B
Major: Community Health

2009: Played in 54 games with 53 starts ... Hit .313 with a team-high seven home runs, 36 RBI and 50 runs ... Stole 18 bases on 19 tries, ranking eighth in the PBC in steals ... Was second in the league in putouts (499) and first with 45 double-plays fielded ... Slugged .500 with 22 extra-base hits among his 60 total ... Had 17 multi-hit games, 10 multi-RBI contests ... Hit .292 with two home runs, 14 RBI and 20 runs in conference games ... Hit 2-for-4 with a home run, two runs and four RBI against Columbia Union Feb. 17 ... Went 3-for-4 with a home run, three runs and three RBI against Lander March 29 ... Recorded five RBI, going 2-for-4 scoring twice against Montevallo April 24.

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
2009 .313 54-53 192 50 60 7 36 18-19
2008 .216 36-24 97 18 21 1 17 10-13
2007 .333 13-0 15 4 5 0 4 0-0
TOT .283 103-77 304 72 86 8 57 28-32