Updated August 31, 2007
2006-07: Competed in six tournaments in his first season as a Saluki...Recorded a 74.2 scoring average in 18 rounds...Carded a season-low 3-under-par 69 at the Oral Roberts Invitational (10/24) and at the Buffalo Rock/Southern Showdown (10/31)... Shot a 54-hole career-best 3-under-par 213 to finish in third place at the Rex Chaney Eagle Classic (10/10)...Finished 12th with a 4-over 220 at the Oral Roberts Invitational (10/24)...Earned his first-career Missouri Valley Conference Golfer of the Week honor on Oct. 11.
AT MERIDIAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Part of a team that finished tied for second in the national tournament his sophomore year... Individually, Ellis finished tied for sixth in the national tournament as a freshman, earning second-team All-America honors...Carded a career-low round of 68 at nationals in 2006... Selected to 10 All-Tournament teams... Named first-team all-state as a sophomore and second-team all-state as a freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Madison Central High School... Part of state championship-winning teams in 2003 and 2004... Finished third individually at the state championship as a senior after finishing in the top 10 as a junior... Earned all-state honors as a senior... Also lettered in soccer, where he was named second-team all-state as a senior and was one of 23 players chosen to the Mississippi State All-Star Team... Finished 14th at the AJGA Ashworth Junior at Highland Oaks presented in Movie Gallery in 2004... Came in ninth at thte SEJT Junior in Destin, Fla., in 2003... Also competed in the Bubba Conlee and Southern Junior Championship.
PERSONAL: Full name is Charles Matthew Ellis... Majoring in healthcare management... Has a sister, Katie, who is a sophomore at Michigan State... Son of Chuck and Ava Ellis... Born March 10, 1986 in Selma, Ala.