TCU and Ole Miss squared off in game two on Saturday.
Drafted in the 4th round of the 2013 MLB Draft by the Chicago White Sox
2013 First-team Academic All-Big 12
2012 First-team All-Mountain West
2012 Academic All-Mountain West
Member of the 2011 Collegiate National Team
2011 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American
2011 Academic All-Mountain West
MW Pitcher of the Week (Feb. 28, 2011, Feb. 27, 2012; April 16, 2012)
Made 10 starts as part of 20 appearances... finished the season 1-2 and posted an ERA of 3.49 in 49 innings pitched... racked up 57 punch outs and issued 33 walks... Horned Frogs were 6-4 in his 10 starts and 11-9 in games he pitched... held opponents scoreless in five of 10 outings... allowed three of his six inherited runners to score... limited opponents to a .207 batting average... gave up four runs (two earned) in his first 1 1/3 innings pitched... those appearances came at Ole Miss (Feb. 16) and Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 24)... bounced back and didn't allow an earned run over the next six relief appearances spanning five innings... pitched a scoreless inning at Dallas Baptist on Feb. 26... struck out the side in his lone inning of work at Jacksonville (March 3)... was touched for an unearned run and struck out two in 1/3 of an inning against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (March 5)... earned his lone save of the season on March 8 against Pacific with a scoreless inning of relief... picked up two outs against the Tigers on March 9... struck out the side against Northwestern State on March 13... pitched a season-high 4 2/3 innings of relief against Kansas on March 17... was tagged with the loss after giving up two runs on four hits, walked three and struck out four... returned to the starting rotation on March 24 at Oklahoma... got a no-decision after allowing a run on six hits and striking out six in 4 2/3 innings... was touched for three runs on three hits and five walks in three innings at Texas Tech (March 31)... surrendered two runs (one earned) and struck out nine in four innings against San Francisco (April 7)... gave up two unearned runs on three hits in three innings against Oklahoma State (April 14)... allowed four runs and struck out seven in six innings against Baylor (April 21)... gave up a run on four hits, walked two and struck out four in 4 1/3 innings at Kansas State on April 28... earned his first win of the season with five shutout innings at USC on May 4... bounced back from a start at West Virginia (May 12) in which he allowed four runs in just 1/3 of an inning with two shutout innings against UT Arlington (May 14)... appeared out of the bullpen against Texas (May 17)... was touched for an unearned run in 2/3 of an inning... started the Frogs' final game of the season against Kansas in the Big 12 Championships... allowed a run on two hits, walked three and struck out three in five innings.
Made 16 starts as part of 17 appearances on the mound... led the team with 101 strikeouts in 77 innings pitched... held opponents to a .198 batting average against... team posted a 12-5 record in games he pitched... held opponents scoreless in six of his 16 starts... was the tough-luck loser in the season opener against Ole Miss on Feb. 17... gave up four runs (three earned) on six hits in six innings of work against the Rebels... got a no-decision at Cal State Fullerton on Feb. 24, but was masterful in five innings, striking out 12 and allowing just one run on two hits... fell to 0-2 on the season after giving up four runs in 2 2/3 innings against Oklahoma State on March 2... picked up his first win of the season on March 17 at UNLV... gave up two runs on three hits in a predetermined start that lasted 4 1/3 innings... was touched for four runs in three innings at New Mexico on March 24... started a string of 23 1/3 scoreless innings on March 31 against UNLV... held the Rebels scoreless for 5 1/3 innings while giving up just on e hit and striking out four... struck out 10 and allowed just three hits in 6 2/3 innings against UNC Wilmington on April 6 to improve to 3-2... fanned 13 in seven shutout innings against Air Force on April 13... streak ended on April 20 after he allowed a run on four hits in 4 1/3 innings at San Diego State... lasted just 3 2/3 innings after allowing four runs against Manhattan on April 28... made two starts against New Mexico the weekend of May 4-6... started on May 4 and tossed a scoreless inning before rain postponed the game... returned to the mound on May 6 and tossed 6 2/3 scoreless innings with nine strikeouts... threw five more scoreless innings at Air Force on May 12... allowed just two hits and struck out seven to improve to 5-2... struck out nine in six innings, but took the loss in a 3-0 loss to San Diego State on May 18... made his lone appearance out of the bullpen on June 9 at UCLA in the NCAA Super Regional... allowed just two unearned runs on three hits in 3 2/3 innings of work.
Ranked fourth on the team with 22 appearances... his 10 starts were fourth most... posted a 6-1 record to go along with a 2.84 ERA... ranked third on the squad with 76 innings pitched... tallied 73 strikeouts... limited opponents to a .197 batting average against... combined to shut out two opponents (Baylor, Feb. 22; UT Pan American, April 5)... also notched two saves (Houston Baptist, March 11; UT Pan American, April 5)... team posted an impressive 17-5 record in games he pitched... TCU was 8-2 in his 10 starts... held opponents scoreless in nine of his 12 relief appearances... allowed just one earned run in his first 23 innings pitched and two earned runs in his first 34 1/3 innings pitched... struck out four and allowed a run in two innings pitched in his collegiate debut on Feb. 18 against Kansas... held Baylor scoreless for 6 2/3 innings in his first collegiate start on Feb. 22... earned his first career win in the contest after holding Baylor to two hits and striking out four... held Cal State Fullerton to just one hit over five innings in a start on Feb. 27... pitched two scoreless innings against Texas Tech on March 6... earned his first save with a three inning outing against Houston Baptist on March 11... fanned six and gave up just one hit in the contest... made his third start of the season on March 22 against Texas State... allowed a run on five hits in six innings of work with one strikeout... pitched scoreless innings in each of his next three outings vs. Houston on March 27, vs. Stephen F. Austin on March 30 and vs. Air Force on April 2... was the winning pitcher against the Falcons... earned his second save with two shutout innings against UT Pan American on April 5... saw his ERA rise above 1.00 after allowing three runs on two hits in an inning at Oklahoma on April 12... pitched a scoreless inning at San Diego State on April 16... became a regular starter on April 19 at nationally-ranked Texas A&M... improved to 3-0 on the season after holding the Aggies to an unearned run on two hits in 5 2/3 innings pitched... was tagged with his only loss of the season on April 26 after giving up four runs (two earned) on four hits in 3 1/3 innings against Oklahoma... got a no-decision in a start at Oklahoma State on May 8... allowed three runs on five hits with six strikeouts in 5 2/3 innings... earned his fourth win of the season with a season-high 7 1/3 innings pitched against Utah... fanned a career-high nine batters and allowed just three runs (two earned)... improved to 5-1 on May 26 with a seven inning performance against BYU in the MWC Tournament... gave up five runs and struck out seven... was outstanding in the Frogs' lone victory in the NCAA Fort Worth Regional... held Oral Roberts scoreless for seven innings, limiting the Golden Eagles to two hits and striking out three.
Stratford High School:
Earned three varsity letters at Stratford High School ... honored as the district MVP as a senior ... garnered second-team all-Houston by the Houston Chronicle ... selected as a first-team all-district infielder as a junior ... named honorable mention all-district as a sophomore ... participated in the HABCA All-Star game as a junior ... hit .400 with six home runs, 12 doubles and posted a 1.72 ERA to go along with 10-1 record and 102 strikeouts in 69 1/3 innings of work.
Parents are Lee and Kay ... has three older siblings, Kendall, David and Caroline... majoring in sports psychology.