Elliott Curtis - Baseball - University of Kentucky Athletics 42


  • height 6-0
  • Weight 200
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • Previous School MTSU/Columbia State CC
  • 2018 First-Team All-Canadian Team (Canadian Baseball Network)
  • Conference USA Academic Honor Roll (2017)

Junior college transfer who began career at Middle Tennessee State…Utility infielder who also can handle a corner outfield spot if needed…Left-handed bat with some pop…Fearless on the bases as an above average runner with plus instincts…Gritty, tough, blue-collar kid who just goes to work each day.

Appeared in 31 games for the Anchorage Glacier Pilots of the Alaska Baseball League…Hit .273 in 88 at bats, with 11 runs, 11 RBI, four doubles, seven walks, eight steals, three sacrifices and a hit by pitch…Struck out just 18 times and had an OPS of .648…Finished the summer with one of his best games, going 3-for-5 with two doubles, a run and an RBI on 7/30…Also had three hits on 7/6 and 6/6…Played with UK teammate Breydon Daniel.

Played the 2018 season at Columbia State CC, appearing in 50 games…Hit .379 with 49 runs, 64 RBI, 24 steals, 15 doubles, two triples and 11 home runs…Slugged .672 and had an OPS of 1.118…Led the team in hits (67), doubles, triples, RBI and steals…His 64 RBI rank second on the school’s single-season RBI list.

Signed with Middle Tennessee State out of high school and played the 2017 season with the Blue Raiders … Played in 16 games with two starts, scoring five runs, drawing three walks and scoring a run in 17 at bats…Was a member of Conference USA Honor Roll.

Hometown is Waterloo, Ontario, Canada…Born in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada…Son of Stephen and Susan…Older brother, Austin, played football at University of Waterloo…Has an older brother, Austin… Joins a strong history of Canadian players at UK, such as James Paxton, Tristan Pompey, Zach Pop, Chris Bisson and Kole Cottam…Also played volleyball and wrestled at St. David High School…Favorite MLB team is the Toronto Blue Jays and favorite player is former Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson…Spends his winter doing cross country skiing…Favorite baseball movie is Field of Dreams.

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