2014 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American
2014 NCBWA and Perfect Game 1st-team Freshman All-American
2014 Baseball American 2nd-team Freshman All-American
2014 2nd-team All-Big 12 Conference
2014 Big 12 All-Newcomer Team
2014 Big 12 Baseball Championships All-Tournament Team
Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (May 5, 2014)
Made 16 starts as part of 20 appearances in his first season on campus... became the first freshman since Matt Purke in 2010 to lead the team in victories as he went 10-3... fanned 59 and walked 11 in 99 innings of work... he held opponents to a .239 batting average... was 4-2 with a 3.08 ERA in eight appearances in the Big 12... made his collegiate debut on Feb. 16 in a start against Jacksonville... allowed a run on six hits and fanned two in 4 2/3 innings... picked up his first career victory on Feb. 23 against UTSA... tossed six innings of one-run baseball... got a no-decision in a start against Houston on March 2... allowed a run on three hits in 4 2/3 innings... pitched seven scoreless frames with five strikeouts against Dartmouth on March 16... was touched for a career-high six runs on seven hits in 5 1/3 innings against Texas Tech (March 23)... struck out a career-high seven Red Raiders in the game... lasted just two innings at Oklahoma State (March 30)... gave up five runs (two earned) on seven hits... made four appearances out of the bullpen starting April 1 vs. UT Arlington... picked up his fourth win of the season with 2 2/3 shutout frames against West Virginia on April 5... retired all three batters he faced at Dallas Baptist (April 8)... gave up a run on an hit and struck out four in two innings at Kansas (April 12)...returned to the starting rotation on April 19 at Texas... allowed a run on six hits in five innings of work... threw seven shutout innings against Cal State Northridge to improve to 5-3 on the season on April 27... gave up a run on four hits and fanned five in seven innings against Kansas State (May 3)... allowed a run on five hits and struck out three in eight innings against Oklahoma (May 11)... tied his career-high with seven strikeouts and gave up just one run in six innings at Baylor on May 17... helped TCU clinch its first-ever Big 12 championship with a complete-game effort in the championship game against Oklahoma State on May 25... gave up a one run on four hits, didn't walk a batter and struck out four... clinched the NCAA Fort Worth Regional with his second consecutive complete game... surrendered just a run on six hits to Sam Houston State (June 1)... was tagged for three runs in three inning against Pepperdine in the NCAA Fort Worth Super Regional on June 9... allowed three runs on six hits in 3 1/3 innings against Ole Miss in the College World Series (June 19).
Had an outstanding prep career at Southlake Carroll... was a 23rd round selection of the Detroit Tigers in the 2013 MLB Draft... ranked by Baseball America as the 21st top prospect in the state of Texas and the 216th national prospect... was the District 4-5A co-MVP as a senior... named area Pitcher of Year as a junior and senior... earned first-team all-state honors as a senior... tossed a perfect game against Fossil Ridge as a senior... earned second-team all-area honors as a junior... posted a 0.66 ERA to go along with a 12-1 record in 2013... fanned 177 batters in 94 1/3 innings pitched... was 5-2 with a save and a 1.53 ERA as a junior.
Parents are Jeff and Maryann... has two brothers, Collin and Dylan.