Karl Ellison - 25


Naples, Fla.

High School:
Barron Coliler

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190



Karl Ellison


Commodores cruise by Blue Raiders

Offense explodes for season-high 19 runs in win


Vanderbilt Baseball Weekly Report - Week 9

Commodores host MTSU, travel to Arkansas this week


Commodores cruise by Sycamores

Buehler shines in victory with 10 strikeouts


Commodores shut out Skyhawks

Five-run fourth inning sends Vandy to victory


Hit parade helps 'Dores even series with UK

Left-hander Jared Miller improved to 6-1


Middle Tennessee at Vanderbilt 4/15/14 (Green)


Vanderbilt vs. UT-Martin (Green)

Vanderbilt baseball vs. UT-Martin on Tuesday, April 1, 2014.


Vanderbilt vs. Belmont (Howell)

Vanderbilt baseball defeats Belmont 2-1 on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Photos by Joe Howell.


Vanderbilt vs. Tennessee Tech (Howell)

Vanderbilt defeated Tennessee Tech 4-0 at Hawkins Field. (Photos by Joe Howell)


Lipscomb at Vanderbilt 2/19/14 (Howell)

Career Game Highs
Hits: *1, last 4/8 vs. Indiana State
Runs: *1, last 4//1 vs. UT-Martin
RBI: 2, 4/8 vs. Indiana State
Walks: 2, 4/1 vs. UT-Martin
Strikeouts: *1, last 3/18 at Belmont
Stolen Bases:

COACH CORBIN QUOTE: Karl is a very positive young man. He has a great personality, which will add to his leadership skills behind the plate. He has an advanced knowledge of catching and receiving and shows very good potential as a hitter. He also has a very good motor for the game.

2014 - Picked up his first career start at DH going 1-for-2 with a career-high two RBI against Indiana State 4/8... Earned the start at Tennessee 4/5 going 0-for-1 with a walk... Walked twice and went 1-for-1 with a run scored against UT-Martin 4/1... Drove in his first career run with a single in win over Kentucky 3/29... Started behind the plate against Belmont 3/25 going 0-for-2... Entered the game at Mississippi State 3/21 as a defensive replacement and went 1-for-2... Collected his first career triple going 1-for-5 at Belmont 3/18... Started behind the plate going 1-for-2 with a walk in win vs. Winthrop 3/8... Earned his first career start behind the plate going 1-for-4 in win at MTSU 3/5... Went 0-for-1 off the bench in victory over UIC 2/23... Smacked the first pitch he saw a Commodore into left-center field for a single in his collegiate debut against UIC 2/21.

High School - Lettered four years for the Barron Collier Cougars... Won three straight district championships 2011-13 and claimed the Sarasota Classic championship in 2012... Tabbed an All-Conference performer in 2012 and All-County 2012-13... Played summer ball with numerous Division I athletes including teammates Penn Murfee and John Kilichowski... Played summer ball with FTB Mizuno and the legendary Midland Redskins.

Academics - Ellison is undecided on a major in his first year at Vanderbilt.

Personal - Karl David Ellison... Born 5/23/95 in Cincinnati, Ohio... Son of Richard and Paula... Has four siblings, Aaron, Joel, Rachel and Marisa... Favorites include Buster Posey (baseball player), New York Yankees (baseball team), MLB The Show (video game), The Natural and Superbad (movies), Criminal Minds and SportsCenter (TV shows), Seth Rogen (actor), Steak and mashed potatoes (meal), J. Cole (musician), San Diego (vacation spot)... Uses spontaneous as the one word to describe himself... Says he would be a broadcaster if not an athlete... Roommates with John Kilichowski... Chose Vanderbilt because it's a "great school with great coaches and players


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