2019-20 Baseball
Markell Graham
Nathanial Tate
Drew Haynie
Drew Haynie
Ethan Shelton
Jackson Greer
Jackson Greer
Noah Hill
Ashton King
Ashton King
Jake Lyle
Cade Gilbert
Cade Gilbert
Matthew Mercer
Matthew Mercer
Hunter Loyd
Hunter Loyd
David Beam
David Beam
Joseph Acosta
Walker Joyce
Noah Webb
Noah Webb
John Louis Bland
John Louis Bland
Sean Kearney
Sean Kearney
Bubba Hubbard
Bubba Hubbard
Reese Farmer
Ethan Cady
Matt Bollenbacher
Landon Smiddy
Landon Smiddy
Kyle Richardson
Colby Stuart
Zach Kirby
Brandon Nikitaides
Brandon Nikitaides
Jake Madole
Jake Madole
Daulton Montagna
Owen Kovacs
Owen Kovacs
Landon Knack
Tucker Rogers
Tucker Rogers
Ben Jackson
Ben Jackson
Jack Collins
Jack Collins
Full Roster
2019-20
Roster
Matt Bollenbacher

Matt Bollenbacher

2022 (Redshirt Junior): Appeared in 19 games with one start, the season opener against Northern Kentucky ... Went 5-1 with a 6.60 ERA in 46.1 innings, striking out 46 while walking 11 batters ... Had a stretch from early March to early April where Bollenbacher allowed three earned runs in 22.2 innings, walking just four batters and striking out 28 ... Threw a career-high five innings in a relief appearance against Baylor (4/3) without allowing an earned run ... Struck out a career-high seven batters in his next appearance against Western Carolina (4/8).

2021 (Redshirt Sophomore): In his first full year as a member of the Blue and Gold, Bollenbacher made 13 appearances, all out of the bullpen … He held a 2.45 ERA in 25.2 innings of work and a 1-0 record … Bollenbacher was the primary closer for the Bucs, leading the team with six saves including five saves consisting of two innings of work or more … The righty had eight shutout outings and allowed just five extra-base hits, striking out 22 and walking six in his 25.2 innings of work … Had the longest outing of his career vs Eastern Kentucky on Feb. 27 (four innings) and tallied a career-best five strikeouts at vs UNCG (May 8) … Named to the SoCon All-Freshman team.

2020 (Redshirt Freshman)*: Made four appearances out of the bullpen … Pitched a career-high three innings against Georgia State (3/1) … In three innings allowed two runs, and four hits, and struck out two … In three other outings, allowed no runs and just one hit in three innings … Concluded the season with a 3.00 ERA, four strikeouts and no walks in six innings of work.

2019: Redshirted

Prior to ETSU: Prepped at Harrison High School in Kennesaw, Georgia, about 30 minutes from his hometown of Powder Springs … Lettered for three seasons as a pitcher under the direction of head coach Mark Elkins at the 6A level … Held a career ERA of 1.74 in high school with 126 career strikeouts and four saves — all of which rank in the top-10 in Harrison HS history … Was named 2018 Georgia Dugout first-team all-state and first-team Cobb County while also garnering preseason all-state honors in 2017 and 2018.

Personal: Born Nov. 9, 1999 ... From Powder Springs, Ga. … Son of Rich and Sarah Bollenbacher … Majoring in Finance. 

Pronounced: Bowl-in-back-er

 

*2020 season was shortened due to COVID-19 pandemic