A junior college prospect who will add depth to the Golden Eagle bullpen this season ... Could be used in short relief or as a situational pitcher against right-hand batters ... Throws with an underneath delivery, similar to former Southern Miss All-American Austin Tubb ... Throws three pitches for strikes, fastball, curve and change-up ... Best pitch is a change-up
Junior College: Two-year letterwinner for Coach Bill Baldner at East Mississippi Community College ... Posted a 5-5 record with a 3.58 ERA as a sophomore and a 3-0 record with a 3.20 ERA as a freshman ... Helped lead East Mississippi to the Region 23 Tournament each year ... Selected for the Meridian All-Star Showcase hosted by Meridian Community College ... Named to the all-tournament team
Prep: Four-year letterwinner for Coach Chris Harper at Northeast Lauderdale High School ... Posted a 6-5 record with a 1.70 ERA as a senior ... Helped lead his team to a 15-13 overall record, a 9-3 record in the district and a tie for first in the district ... Two-time all-district 5-4A ... An honorable-mention all-state selection as a senior ... Also participated in cross country and basketball ... Graduated with honors
Personal: Son of Gary and Belinda Matlock ... Majoring in coaching administration ... Born Dec. 20, 1983.