2008-09: Played in all 12 events and all 30 rounds for the Pirates as a freshman ... Recorded a 75.83 stroke average, second-best on the squad, with five rounds on the year at par or better ... Tied for 7th at the primarily-Division I GrubMart Intercollegiate, hosted by Jacksonville State University, with an even-par 144 total ... Recorded four top 20 finishes as well ... Shot a season-low 67 at the North/South Intercollegiate, hosted by Butler University ... Tied for 13th after a five-over-par 221 total at the Mizuno Savannah Intercollegiate ... Tied for 13th at the Outback Steakhouse Intercollegiate with a five-over-par 149 total ... Member of the PBC Presidential Honor Roll.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played for five years at Augusta Christian ... High school teammate of Parker Gordon ... Finished third at the Augusta City Amateur as a senior in 2008.
PERSONAL: Born Matthew Phillips Motes on August 24, 1989, in Augusta, Ga., his hometown ... Son of Leah and Phil Motes ... Undecided in major ... Enjoys playing tennis, weightlifting, running and watching movies ... Lists Paul Hamm as a favorite sports personality.