Appeared in nine games as a true freshman... posted a 2.77 ERA in 13 innings pitched... team was 7-2 in games he pitched... allowed just one of four inherited runners to score... held opponents scoreless in seven of his nine appearances... fanned 14 and walked 10... made his collegiate debut on Feb. 18, striking out the side against Northern Colorado... faced four batters with a walk against UT Arlington on Feb. 25... surrendered a hit and struck out one in 1 1/3 innings against Dallas Baptist on March 4... retired all three batters he faced against Dartmouth (March 16)... gave up two runs on three hits with a strikeout in 1 2/3 innings against Texas Tech (March 22)... gave up three hits but didn't surrender a run in one inning of work against Houston Baptist on April 15... allowed a pair of runs on a hit and three walks at Stephen F. Austin (April 29)... walked two and struck out one in an inning of work against Oklahoma on May 9... tossed a career-high four innings in TCU's 22-inning game against Sam Houston State on May 31... allowed a hit, walked two and struck out a career-high six batters.
Was a four-year letterwinner at St. Louis University High School... ranked by Baseball America as the No. 6 prospect in Missouri... was ranked as the No. 279 national prospect by Baseball America... earned the St. Louis metro area and the Metro Catholic Conference Pitcher of the Year... named first-team all-metro, first-team all-district and first-team all-state as a senior... was selected as a PNC Bank All-Star... compiled a 10-0 record with a 1.54 ERA as a sophomore... went 7-2 with a 1.90 ERA as a junior... was 8-2 with a 0.54 ERA as a senior.
Parents are Daniel and Denise... has a sister, Mary.