AS A JUNIOR (2012):
Appeared in 19 contests, including nine starts on the hill as a junior … ranked third on the staff in innings pitched (61) and strikeouts (31) … struck out at least one batter in 14 of his last 16 starts … appeared out of the pen in both games of the doubleheader at North Florida (5/19) ... fanned five in seven innings at USC Upstate (4/22) ... struck out three batters and allowed a run in 4.1 innings for the no decision vs. Belmont (3/31) ... retired first eight in start vs. Kennesaw State (3/25, G2) ... struck out four in 3.1 innings vs. Fairfield (3/18) ... earned second save with three innings against Akron (3/14) ... recorded 4.2 scoreless frames vs. Wagner (3/10) ... earned the save against Northeastern (2/25, G1) … played summer baseball for the Luray Wranglers in the Valley Baseball League … earned A-Sun all-academic honors and was named to the Dean’s List.
PRIOR TO JU: Spent the last two seasons at Wallace State Community College under Mackey Sasser … as a sophomore, he tallied 43 strikeouts in 50 innings of work … as a freshman, he converted from catcher to pitcher and tallied 16 innings and 12 strikeouts … spent the 2009 season as a redshirt at Valdosta State.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year starter at Episcopal High School under Mike Jones … as a senior, he batted .353 with 12 doubles to lead the Eagles to the regional finals … helped the Eagles win the state championship during his sophomore season.
PERSONAL: Born March 22, 1990, in Jacksonville, Fla … son of Tony and Connie … has a brother, Dillon … major is finance.