Last Updated February 18, 2009
2009 Preseason all-Missouri Valley Conference pick...Four-year starting infielder and one of four position starters returning in 2009...Is hitting .311 over 165 starts in his Saluki career.
2008: Started 55 of 57 games and was one of five Salukis to hit over .300 on the year...Hit .303 with 40 runs scored, six doubles, one home run and 26 RBI...Led the Dawgs with eight stolen bases...Ranked second on the team in runs and third in walks (24)...Led the Salukis and tied for first in the MVC with 18 sacrifice-bunts, joining the league's all-time single-season leaders in that category...Ranked third on the team with 17 multiple-hit games...Also had two or more RBI seven times...Hit safely in 11 of his first 13 starts...Had five-straight multiple-hit games (3/9-3/14)...Matched his career-high of four hits three times...Posted a career-high four RBI when he went a perfect 3-for-3 with two doubles and a run scored at Tennessee-Martin (2/28)...Strung together a seven-game hitting streak from 3/2-14...Hit .377 with 26 runs, five doubles and 14 RBI in 33 non-conference games...Scored 14 runs and had 12 RBI in 23 conference starts.
2007: One of four Salukis who played in all 56 games...Started all but one game...Made 25 starts at second base and 30 at third...Hit .281 with 40 runs, a team-high 16 doubles, two triples, one home run and 31 RBI...Ranked fourth on the team in stolen bases with six in 11 attempts...Was one of three Salukis to hit over .300 in Valley play...He registered a .313 clip with 15 runs, eight doubles, a homer and 13 RBI in 24 league starts...Ranked fifth on the team with 18 multiple-hit performances...Drove in two or more runs eight times...Keyed series wins against both Indiana State and Northern Iowa...Hit a team-high .462 vs. INS and .500 against UNI, respectively, in those series...Heated up to hit safely in eight of his last nine games of the season...Strung together a career-long nine-game hitting streak from Feb. 28-Mar. 14...Scored at least once in 14-straight games from Feb. 17-Mar. 14...Hit first career home run against Missouri State (4/28).
2006: Collegiate Baseball Newspaper/Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American...Honorable mention all-MVC...Played in 57 games and made 55 starts...His starts were spread over three infield positions, including second base (11), third base (29) and shortstop (15)...Led the Salukis and ranked fifth in the MVC with a .353 batting average...Also boasted a team-high .442 on-base percentage, which ranked fourth among Valley individuals...Tied for second on the team in runs scored (54), was second in hits (73), and ranked third in both doubles and stolen bases...Started all 24 conference games, where he hit .270 with 18 runs, four doubles, eight RBI and three stolen bases...Began the year by hitting safely in seven of his first 10 games...Led the Dawgs with 23 multiple-hit performances...Registered a season-high four hits on two occasions...One of those came against North Dakota State (4/7) when he went a perfect 4-for-4 with a double, two runs scored and two RBI...Scored a career-high four runs at SE Missouri State (4/5)...Posted a total of eight hits in both the Middle Tennessee State (3/10-12) and North Dakota State (4/7-9) series.
Pre-SIU: Anchored the infield and hit in the leadoff position for three varsity seasons at Castle High School...Helped lead CHS to 23-win seasons as both a junior and senior...In 2004, the Knights went 23-4 and advanced to the Final Four of the Indiana State Tournament, before going 23-5 in 2005...First-team all-Southern Indiana Athletic Conference pick and was his team's Most Valuable Player...Wrapped up his prep career by hitting .436 with a team-high 44 runs, 44 hits, 11 doubles and four triples.
Personal: Full name is Scott Samuel Elmendorf...Majors in Health Education...Born September 15, 1986...Son of Karen Elmendorf.
Scott Elmendorf's Career Statistics at Southern Illinois