TCU fell to Loyola Marymount 5-3 in the 2016 season opener in Fort Worth, Texas on Feb. 19.
Drafted in the 27th round of the 2016 MLB Draft by the Kansas City Royals
Made 11 starts as part of 13 appearances on the season... posted a 2-3 record... tallied 45 strikeouts in 45 2/3 innings pitched... team posted an 8-5 record in games he pitched and a 7-4 record in games he started... was TCU's opening night starter against Loyola Marymount on Feb. 19... struck out seven and surrendered three runs on five hits in 4 1/3 innings of work... surrendered a run on six hits in four innings vs. Houston (Feb. 28) at the Shriner's Hospitals for Children College Classic... fanned seven and allowed an unearned run in six innings vs. Gonzaga (March 6) to earn his first career win... fell to 1-1 on the year after giving up a season-high eight runs (six earned) in four innings against USC (March 13)... rebounded to improve to 2-1 on the season after allowing two runs in five innings against West Virginia (March 2)... got a no-decision in starts at Texas (March 26) and at UT Arlington (March 29)... made first relief appearance on April 6 against UT Arlington... returned to the mound as a starter April 12 against Dallas Baptist... allowed a run in 4 1/3 innings of work... tossed two shutout innings at Dallas Baptist (April 26)... fell to 2-3 on the year after allowing three runs in 4 2/3 innings against Texas Tech (May 1)... made second appearance out of the bullpen on May 8 at Penn State... started the Big 12 Championship game against West Virginia on May 29.
Spent one season at San Jacinto College... earned all-conference accolades... was named to the NJCAA All-Tournament team... had 56 strikeouts in 55 1/3 innings pitched... named to the San Jacinto Dean's List.
At Texas A&M
Signed with Texas A&M out of high school...did not see any game action in his only season with the Aggies.
Was a four-year letter winner at Tomball High School... earned first-team all-district and second-team All-Greater Houston honors as a senior... named a 2012 Rawlings All-American... helped guide his team to the playoffs all four years... recorded 98 strikeouts in 63 innings pitched as a senior.
Parents are Ray and Wanda... has a sister, Amanda, and a brother, Ross... father pitched at UT Pan American in 1981-82... sister was a pitcher at Louisiana-Lafayette.