Position
Pitcher
Height
6'5
Weight
213 lbs.
Class
Sophomore
Hometown
Lake Worth, Fla.
B/T
L
High School
Park Vista HS

MLB Draft: 47th round in 2008 (Tampa Bay)

Excellent left-handed prospect and intimidating figure with outstanding mound presence and savvy … pitched at LSU for two seasons (2009-10) before transferring to the University of Central Florida.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2010)
Appeared in 12 games (eight starts), recording a 5-3 mark with a 5.33 ERA in 54 innings … posted 31 walks and 36 strikeouts while limiting opponents to a .275 batting average … second-longest outing by an LSU pitcher during the season on April 25 at Ole Miss — 7.2 IP, 5 ER on 8 hits, 2 walks, 4 Ks (no decision) … solid outing vs. Alabama (April 18), working 6.2 innings and allowing three runs on five hits with three walks and three Ks … relief win vs. Georgia (April 2), limiting the Bulldogs to two runs on three hits in 4.2 innings with one walk and six strikeouts … earned first career SEC win March 21 vs. Arkansas, limiting the Razorbacks to one run on five hits in 5.1 IP with four walks and six Ks … defeated Pepperdine (March 4), allowing one run on four hits in five innings with six walks and two strikeouts.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2009)
Posted the third-highest number of wins on the staff with a 6-2 mark as a mid-week starter … appeared in 13 games (seven starts), recording a 4.82 ERA in 46.2 innings with 15 walks and 39 strikeouts … posted first career collegiate win versus Southern (Feb. 25), limiting the Jaguars to one run on five hits in five innings with one walk and five strikeouts … defeated New Orleans (March 3), working 5.2 innings and allowing two runs on five hits with three walks and four strikeouts … worked six innings in win at Southeastern Louisiana (March 10), limiting the Lions to three runs on seven hits with three walks and three strikeouts … worked a season-high seven innings in win over Harvard (March 25), allowing two runs on five hits with one walk and five strikeouts … also earned relief wins over Tulane (April 29) and Centenary (May 12).

HIGH SCHOOL
2008 Max Preps First Team All-American ,,, 2008 South Florida Sun-Sentinel Player of the Year ,,, 2008 Palm Beach Post Player of the Year ,,, 2008 First Team All State and First Team All Conference ,,, recorded a 10-0 mark in the mound in 2008 with 0.41 ERA in 67.2 innings; fired seven shutouts while registering 96 strikeouts, 28 walks and a .140 opponent batting average ,,, 3-2 record in 2007 with a 1.29 ERA and 27 Ks ,,, 6-2 record in 2006 with a 2.25 ERA and 33 Ks ,,, posted a 1.09 ERA in 2005 with three saves and 34 Ks ,,, named to the National Society of High School Scholars.

PERSONAL
Full name is Christopher Joseph Matulis … parents are Michael and Judy Matulis … has three siblings, Stephen, Alex and Matthew … majoring in sports administration at LSU … chose to attend LSU because it provided the “best environment for me to succeed academically and athletically” … born April 9, 1990.

Matulis’ LSU Career Highs
Innings: 7.2 at Ole Miss (4/25/10)
Strikeouts: 6 vs. Arkansas (3/21/10); vs. Georgia (4/2/10)
Hits Allowed: 9 at Florida (5/1/10)
Runs: 7 at Florida (5/1/10)
Earned Runs: 7 at Florida (5/1/10)
Walks: 6 vs. Pepperdine (3/4/10)

 

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