Ethan McElvain - Baseball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#89 Ethan McElvain Season 2023-24


Class Freshman
Height 6'4"
Weight 241
Hometown Thompson's Station, Tennessee
High School Nolensville

Head coach Tim Corbin on McElvain: “Mac is a bull on the mound. Shows an aggressive attack and is emotionally invested in competition…no fear and wants to be in the fire. He is very intentful with everything that he does. His care level is high and his will to win is right there with it. I am very proud of how he performed academically…maturing very well. He will help us soon.”

As a Freshman (2024)
• Earned first collegiate win at LSU (April 5), tossing 3.1 scoreless innings with four strikeouts and two hits allowed
• Allowed just one run on two hits over six innings while striking out five vs. Valparaiso (March 26)
• Four shutout innings vs. Belmont (March 19), striking out three while allowing three hits
• Threw three scoreless innings with six strikeouts vs. Gonzaga (Feb. 24), only allowing one hit

The McElvain File
• Attended Nolensville H.S.
• Posted a 0.92 ERA with a 9-0 record and 110 strikeouts as a senior
• 2023 Wilco Baseball Player of the Year
• Three-time All-State (2021-23)
• Three-time All-Region (2021-23)
• 2021 Mr. Baseball Finalist
• 2021 District MVP
• Team won district and region championships in 2021, finished as state semifinalists
• Ranked by Perfect Game as No. 5 LHP and No. 49 overall prospect nationally
• Ranked by Perfect Game as No. 1 overall prospect in Tennessee
• Four-time Perfect Game All-American (Southeast)
• Brother, Chris, played baseball at Vanderbilt and was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds
• Has two brothers, Chris and Evan