AS A SOPHOMORE (2012):
2012: Made 16 appearances, including 14 starts on the hill as a sophomore … led the staff in innings pitched (88.1), strikeouts (69) and complete-games (3) … pitched six or more innings seven times … struck out at least five batters in four of his final seven starts ... walked only one batter in his final two starts (21.0 IP) ... retired 18 of his first 19 hitters to get the complete-game win vs. ETSU (5/4) ... struck out 10 batters in seven innings vs. Mercer (4/27) ... fanned six and allowed two runs in seven innings at USC Upstate (4/20) ... earned a save at Stetson (4/5) ... recorded a win in relief vs. Kennesaw State (3/25, G2) ... struck out nine and allowed two hits in the final eight frames to get the complete-game win against Western Carolina (3/16) ... tossed seven scoreless frames and fanned five to get the win against Wagner (3/9) ... also batted .264 (32-121) with 16 RBI and five doubles in 36 games in the field … had an eight-game hitting streak (4/29-5/19, G1) … hit an RBI single at B-CU (5/8) ... had a two-run double against ETSU (5/5) ... batted 2-for-4 in each game of the doubleheader against Kennesaw State (3/25) ... recorded an RBI single at Georgia Southern (3/20) … batted 2-for-5 with a home run and four RBI vs. Florida A&M (3/2) ...had three hits in first start at Southern California (2/19) … named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) preseason Stopper of the Year watch list ... played summer baseball for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox in the Cape Cod League … earned A-Sun all-academic honors.
AS A FRESHMAN (2011): Made a JU single-season record 36 appearances as a freshman … finished second in the A-Sun with 11 saves, while posting a 4-2 record and 39 strikeouts in 50.2 innings … earned second team all-conference honors … also named freshman All-America by Collegiate Baseball and NCBWA … held opposing hitters to a .217 average … fanned two batters against Manhattan College (6/4) in the NCAA Tournament … dealt three shutout frames at the A-Sun Tournament against Stetson (5/27) … struck out two batters in a scoreless frame at Florida (5/17) … also had three shutout innings against Stetson (4/23, G1) … tallied two saves and a win in sweep of Mercer to earn A-Sun Pitcher of the Week accolades … earned first collegiate win with shutout inning vs. Samford (2/26) … tallied first save with two innings at UNC-Wilmington (2/19) … during the summer, he played for the East Side Merchants of the St. Paul League.
HIGH SCHOOL: Two-year starter as a pitcher and first baseman for Lynn Buehner at Centennial High School … as a senior team captain, he earned all-conference, all-Metro and all-state honors and was named Mr. Baseball, Gatorade Player of the Year, and Louisville Slugger Player of the Year for the state of Minnesota … finished 6-2 with a 1.16 ERA in 48.1 innings while batting .437 with six home runs and 32 RBI … as a junior, he was named all-section and honorable mention all-conference after going 6-1 with a 1.86 ERA and a .168 opponent batting average in 49 innings of work … also a two-year starter and multiple honoree as a quarterback for the Cougar football team … also earned Outstanding Academic Achievement...in AAU play, he was a member of Team Minnesota and the Minnesota Starz … drafted in the 35th round of the 2010 first year player draft by the Chicago Cubs.
PERSONAL: Born July 29, 1992, in Minneapolis, Minn … son of Mark and Vicki … uncle, Chris Simdorn, played football at North Dakota State from 1986-90 … major is sports management.