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Chris Matulis

Chris Matulis

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Boynton Beach, Fla.

High School:
Park Vista

Last College:
LSU

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 233

Position:
LHP

B/T:
L/L

03/09/2014

Petree Earns First-Career Victory as Baseball Tops Central Michigan, 5-4

It was the seventh one-run game of the year for the Knights.

09/09/2013

Knights in the Pros: September Update

UCF has 21 players that completed the 2013 season of professional baseball.

07/03/2013

Knights in the Pros: July Update

UCF currently has 20 players on professional rosters.

06/16/2013

Matulis Signs Free-Agent Contract with Milwaukee

The southpaw hurler signed Sunday afternoon.

05/24/2013

Baseball Suffers 5-1 Defeat to Top-Seeded Rice in C-USA Championship

The Knights take on UAB Friday at 8 p.m. EDT.

2013
-Signed a free-agent contract with the Milwaukee Brewers following his redshirt senior season
-Went 5-5 in 87 2/3 innings with a 4.31 ERA and 65 strikeouts while serving a variety of roles in final year
-Made his first appearance of the season against Siena, tossing 4.0 innings and striking out four (2/16)
-Picked up the save by striking out five and allowing one hit during 3.0 innings of relief duty against Texas Tech (2/23)
-Earned his first victory of the season, striking out six and allowing only one hit during 3.0 innings of relief duty versus Winthrop (3/2)
-Allowed one hit and struck out two during 1.2 innings of relief work at No. 24 Miami (3/6)
-Against Jacksonville (3/10), struck out five and surrendered four hits in 6.0 innings of work during his first start of the season
-Earned his first victory of the season, striking out six and allowing only one hit during 3.0 innings of relief duty versus Winthrop (3/2)
-Allowed one hit and struck out two during 1.2 innings of relief work at No. 24 Miami (3/6)
-Against Jacksonville (3/10), struck out five and surrendered four hits in 6.0 innings of work during his first start of the season
-Grabbed the win at UAB (3/23) by allowing no earned runs and striking out five in 8.0 innings as the starter
-Earned UCF's first win over a ranked opponent this season, No. 14 Rice (4/12), going a career-long 8.0 innings while allowing just one run on seven hits with four strikeouts
-Tossed 7.0 innings, allowing nine hits, three earned runs, two walks and seven strikeouts vs. Marshall (4/19)
-Went 8.0 innings in the win over No. 30 Houston (4/26) while scattering six hits and one run with six strikeouts
-Closed out his UCF career at the Conference USA Championship by tossing six frames against No. 1 seed Rice

2012
-Finished his first season in a UCF uniform with a perfect 7-0 record in 10 starts and 20 appearances
-Tossed 73 1/3 total innings with a 3.68 ERA while serving as a weekend starter and integral part of the Knights' bullpen late in the season
-Allowed four hits, one run and struck out five earning the win over LIU Brooklyn (2/18)
-Pitched 4.1 innings with three strikeouts in a victory against Boston College (2/26)
-Struck out two in one inning of scoreless ball in a 2-1 win vs. Massachusetts (3/11)
-Earned the victory vs. Harvard (3/16), allowing one hit and striking out four in three innings
-Grabbed the win in 4.1 innings of relief work vs. East Carolina (3/24), striking out seven in the process
-Tossed six innings and recorded the win in a 9-1 win at Houston (3/31)
-Held Southern Mississippi (4/14), to three runs in 5.1 innings of work, earning his fifth win of the season
-Solid outing in the victory at Tulane (4/21), with no walks and two runs surrendered in six innings
-Threw 6.2 innings vs. Memphis (4/28), allowing three runs with four strikeouts
-Recorded his sixth victory of the season, striking out seven and allowing only one run through 5.2 innings vs. Presbyterian (5/7)
-Struck out two in 1.1 innings of shutout relief work in the victory at Marshall (5/13)
-Shutout ECU (5/25) for two innings of relief work during the C-USA tournament
-Picked up his first-career save vs. Missouri State (6/1) in the Coral Gables Regional, striking out two in one inning
-Received the win against Stony Brook (6/2), allowing four hits in five innings

2011
-Sat out the year due to transfer rules

Prior to UCF
-Drafted in the 47th round of the 2008 MLB Draft by the Tampa Bay Rays
-Ranked No. 350 nationally and No. 51 in the state of Florida by Perfect Game in 2008
-In two years at LSU, combined to go 11-5 in 25 games including 15 starts
-Made eight starts and 12 appearances in 2010, going 5-3 with a 5.33 ERA, striking out 36 in 54.0 innings
-Completed his freshman year with a 6-2 record, the third-highest wins on the staff
-Saw time in 13 games with seven starts in 2009 for the national-champion Tigers, boasting a 4.82 ERA with 39 strikeouts in 46.2 innings
-Pitched for coach Larry Greenstein at Park Vista High School
-2008 Max Preps First Team All-American
-2008 South Florida Sun-Sentinel and Palm Beach Post Player of the Year
-A first-team all-state and first-conference honoree in 2008
-Went 10-0 with a 0.41 ERA in 67.2 innings as a senior, amassing seven shutouts
-Struck out 96 with 28 walks in 2008, and held opponents to a .140 batting average
-Finished junior year with a 3-2 record and a 1.29 ERA, went 6-2 with a 2.25 ERA as a sophomore and had a 1.09 ERA with three saves as a freshman

Personal
-Born in Plantation, Fla.
-Son of Michael and Judy Matulis
-Has three brothers, Stephen, Michael and Matt
-Majoring in interdisciplinary studies with a minor in interpersonal/organizational communication

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