MVP of the 2012 NCAA College Station Regional
Led the team for the second straight year with 30 appearances... posted a 2-2 record with one save... compiled a 3.38 ERA in 29 1/3 innings pitched... team posted a 15-15 record in games he started... held opponents scoreless in 21 of 33 appearances... allowed 16 of 33 inherited runners to score... made his season debut on Feb. 16 at Ole Miss... took the loss after surrendering a run in 2/3 of an inning... was touched for a run in an inning against Cal State Fullerton on Feb. 22... retired all four batters he faced with two strikeouts at Dallas Baptist on Feb. 26... contributed a scoreless inning in a 13-0 win at Jacksonville on March 3... fell to 0-2 on the season after allowing a run against Arkansas-Pine Bluff on March 5... started a stretch of eight scoreless appearances spanning 7 1/3 innigns on March 12... pitched in both games against Northwestern State March 12 and 13... combined to throw 2 1/3 scoreless innings... recorded two outs in appearances against Kansas (March 16) and Dallas Baptist (March 26)... threw 1 1/3 scoreless innings at Texas Tech on March 31... tossed two shutout frames in a 10-0 win over UT Pan American on April 3... tossed a season-high three innings against San Francisco on April 6... retired all three batters he faced against the Dons on April 7... picked up four outs against Stephen F. Austin on April 10... allowed two runs (one earned) on three hits in 1 1/3 innings against Oklahoma State (April 13)... pitched scoreless innings at UT Arlington (April 16) and Baylor (April 20)... earned his first win of the season on April 28 at Kansas State... recorded two outs in appearances against Texas Southern (April 30) and at USC (May 2)... saw action in all three games at West Virginia (May 11-12)... combined to pitch 2 1/3 innings against the Mountaineers... improved to 2-2 on the season with two shutout innings against UT Arlington on May 14... picked up his lone save of the season on May 16 against Texas... struck out the only batter he faced... also pitched a scoreless frame against the Longhorns on May 17... final game as a Horned Frog came on May 24 against West Virginia in the Big 12 Championships.
Made a school-record 38 appearances on the season... posted a 4-2 record to go along with four saves... fanned 30 batters in 47 1/3 innings pitched... allowed just five extra base hits on the season... team posted a 22-16 record in games he pitched... held opponents scoreless in 26 of his 38 appearances... allowed just 14 of 52 inherited runners to score... ranked third on the squad and first among relievers inducing 11 double plays... struck out two in 1 1/3 innings in his collegiate debut on Feb. 21 at Baylor... took the loss on Feb. 25 at Cal State Fullerton after giving up two runs on two hits in 1 1/3 innings... did strikeout a career-high three batters in the game... started a streak of 13 2/3 scoreless innings over 13 appearances on Feb. 28 with 2/3 of an inning of work against Texas State... earned his first save of the season on March 3, getting two outs against Oklahoma State... pitched 2 2/3 scoreless frames at UTSA on March 13... save No. 2 came at UNLV on March 16 where he pitched two scoreless innings... picked up first career win on March 18 at UNLV with a scoreless inning of work... improved to 2-1 the season with a perfect inning of work at New Mexico on March 24... streak concluded on March 30 against UNLV with two scoreless innings pitch... was touched for a season-high four runs on six hits in 1 1/3 innings against UNLV on April 1... fell to 2-2 on the season after allowing a run in two innings of work against UNC Wilmington... bounced back with 1 2/3 scoreless frames against UT Arlington on April 11... went through a stretch where he gave up three runs over the course of four appearances spanning 5 2/3 innings... followed with a dominating stretch 10 scoreless innings over seven appearances... 2 1/3 innings came in an appearance against New Mexico on May 4... earned his third save of the season on May 6 against the Lobos with 1 1/3 scoreless innings... streak ended after giving up two runs on two hits against San Diego State on May 24... was outstanding in the NCAA College Station Regional, earning Most Outstanding Player honors... appeared in four of the five games and was 2-0 with a save... earned the win against Dayton on June 2 after pitching 1 1/3 scoreless innings... notched the save against Ole Miss on June 3 after retiring all five batters he faced... best performance of the season came in the Regional Championship game against Ole Miss on June 4... allowed a run on four hits in 4 2/3 innings of work to pick up his fourth win of the season... also made one appearance in the NCAA Super Regional against UCLA on June 8.
Pitched for two years at Paris Junior College... was a first-team all-conference performer... posted sub-3.00 ERAs in both of his seasons at Paris... tallied 100 strikeouts in his career.
Was a two-year letterwinner at McKinney North High School... earned first-team all-district honors... was named the team's MVP as a pitcher... was named the SportsDay Player of the Week as a senior.
Parents are Mike, Jeanne and Lisa... has an older brother, Michael... majoring in general studies.