Saw action in four games and started twice (once in LF and once at DH) before an injury sidelined him for the remainder of the season...Went 1x9 for the season, getting his lone hit against at Missouri (3/7)...Last appearance of the year came against Marshall (3/15), in which he went 0x1 in a reserve role...Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll for the Fall semester and was a C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll recipient.
Redshirted due to a chest injury ... Named to Athletic Director's Honor Roll for Spring 2013 semester
Played in 21 games and started in 12 (seven in leftfield, three at designated hitter and two at first base) ... Originally slated to redshirt but was called into action when senior Kameron Brunty injured his hand against Alabama (2/29) ... Went 2-for-4 in his debut against Charleston Southern (3/2) in which he collected a two-RBI double and two-RBI single in the contest ... Added a three-hit game while also driving in a run the following day against Purdue (3/3) ... Added back-to-back two-hit games against Murray State on 3/17-18 ... Finished the year with four multi-hit contests (three 2-hit and one 3-hit) and one 3-hit game ... Named to the Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League during the summer in which he hit .371 with seven doubles, six home runs and 23 RBI ... One of two Golden Eagle baseball players to garner the Conference USA Academic Medal ... Added C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll honors ... Named to Athletic Director's Honor Roll in all three of his semesters (Fall, 2011; Spring 2012, Fall, 2012)
Class 4A co-player of the year in 2011 at Columbia High School ... Named to the 2011 All-state first team ... A 2010 USA Baseball Tournament of Stars (NABF) participant ... Led Columbia to the 2011 MHSAA Class 4A State Championship, the first in its school's history ... His 50 hits as a senior year believed to be a school single-season record ... Batted .526 with nine home runs, 12 doubles, 47 RBIs and a .931 slugging percentage
Son of Richard and Karen Ellis ... Majoring in Human Performance ... Born March 3, 1993