2004-05 (Sophomore Season): Played in eight tournaments and a total of 23 rounds ... Collected the team's third-best season stroke average of 74.09 ... Was second on the team with three top-five, top-10 and top-20 finishes and seven rounds at even or under par ... Tied for first at the Raising Cane Classic in Hattiesburg, Miss. (Sept. 20-21) with a 70-65-71--206 to earn the Rebels' first individual tournament title since March 13, 2001 ... Ole Miss won that tournament, making it the program's first team tournament title since March 21, 1999 ... His second-round 65 at the Raising Cane Classic marked the squad's lowest 18-hole effort of the season and the fourth-best in school history ... Tied for third place at the All-South Collegiate Invitational in Alachua, Fla. (Feb. 14-15) with a 70-70--140, helping Ole Miss to its second tournament title of the 2004-05 season ... Collected his third top-five effort of the season with a tie for fifth at the Tulane Invitational in New Orleans (Feb. 28-March 1), carding rounds of 77, 70 and 74 for a 221.
2003-04 (Freshman Season): Played in all 12 tournaments and 34 rounds ... Earned first letter ... Finished second on the squad in stroke average (74.47) ... Registered nine rounds at even-or-under par ... Posted six top-20 finishes, four top-10 efforts and one top-five finish ... Placed third (74-69-75--218) at the UALR Lindsey Collegiate in Little Rock, Ark. (March 29-30) ... Best three-round total -- a 215 (74-72-69) -- came at the Conrad Rehling Invitational in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (March 12-14) ... Carded a 69 on two occasions -- round three of the Conrad Rehling Invite and round two of the UALR Lindsey Collegiate.
High School: Earned five letters while playing for David Burkhead at Senatobia ... A member of the varsity as an eighth grader ... Helped his team to five straight Mississippi High School 3A State Championships ... A three-time individual state champion (2001-2003) ... A four-time Team Most Valuable Performer (2000-2003) ... Fired a low of 63 at the state championships his senior season.
Personal: Son of Bill and Debra Ellis ... Born May 30, 1984, in Senatobia, Miss. ... Has one older sister, Kristen ... Majoring in Business ... Low medalist at the 2003 Bacc Akers Country Club summer invitational ... Finished second at the 2002 Mississippi State Junior ... Placed third at the 2003 and 2004 Mississippi State Amateurs ... Finished fifth at the 2002 American Junior Golf Association tournament in New Orleans ... Grandfather, Bobby Lance, played football at Southern Mississippi ... Full name is Kyle Lance Ellis.