Highlights from Tuesday's 6-1 loss to Coastal Carolina.
Senior (2014) ... Member of U-M's leadership council ... Made 11 appearances with a pair of starts on the mound for the Maize and Blue ... Struck out 15 batters in 15.1 innings pitched ... In his season debut, struck out five and allowed four hits and a run in four innings in Michigan's win over Florida Gulf Coast (March 4) ... Struck out the side in an inning's work at Indiana (March 22) ... Then did not allow a hit to the Hoosiers in 2.1 innings on March 23 ... On Senior Day vs. No. 22 Kansas (May 18), struck out a pair and allowed just one hit in 2.2 innings in the 4-0 win ... Pitched in Michigan's final game of the Big Ten Tournament, not allowing a hit in an inning's work against Nebraska (May 24).
Junior (2013) ... Made 14 appearances and one start on the mound for the Wolverines ... Struck out 15 batters and allowed 24 hits and 15 earned runs in 23.1 innings pitched ... Combined on a shutout in the 7-0 win over Central Michigan (April 3) ... Struck out a season-high three batters in 2.1 innings of work in a win over Mount St. Mary's (March 1) ... Struck out a pair in two innings of relief against Fordham (Feb. 22) ... In his lone start of the season, struck out a pair and allowed three hits in 5.2 innings against Seton Hall (May 14) ... In two innings of relief, struck out a pair of batters against Minnesota (March 30).
Sophomore (2012) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award (2011) ... Picked up the save at Michigan State (April 7), striking out a pair and allowing four hits and no runs ... Also had a save in the win over Notre Dame (March 11), getting the final out in the 6-5 win ... Pitched six innings, his longest outing of the year, at Iowa (May 5), striking out four and allowing four hits and two runs in a no-decision ... Had a season-high six strikeouts in 4.1 innings against Indiana (April 29), giving up three hits and two unearned runs ... Led the pitching staff with a 3.00 earned-run average in Big Ten contests ... Gave up just two hits and struck out three in 5.2 innings of work at Minnesota (March 31) ... Had four strikeouts in 4.2 innings of relief at Coastal Carolina (March 17) ... Doubled in his first plate appearance of the season against IPFW (March 23) ... Drove in a run with a single at Minnesota (March 30) ... Allowed a hit and struck out a batter in 2.2 innings of work against Xavier (March 3) ... Allowed a hit in 2.2 innings of relief against Bowling Green (April 10) ... Ended the Coastal Carolina game (May 9) with a pair of strikeouts in the win over the Chanticleers.
Freshman (2011) ... Played in 40 games with 35 starts between pitcher and the outfield for the Maize and Blue ... Made 17 appearances on the mound, starting four games as a pitcher ... Hit .258 with seven doubles and 10 RBI in 128 plate appearances ... Had a .312 on-base and a .313 slugging percentage ... Was 3-for-4 with three doubles, two runs scored and two RBI in a win over Bowling Green (April 12) ... Also had three hits in games against Indiana (April 2) and Texas Tech (May 11) ... Had nine multi-hit performances ... Had four hits in the Ohio State series (April 29-30) ... Had saves in wins over Oakland (March 19) and Iowa (April 23) ... Threw 2.2 perfect innings with a pair of strikeouts, earning the win over Indiana (April 2) ... Also picked up the win at Purdue (April 10) as he did not allow a run in 3.2 innings of relief ... Had four strikeouts in 2.1 innings against Western Michigan (May 17) ... Did not allow an earned run in 2.2 innings in the exhibition contest against the New York Mets (Feb. 27).
Prep ... Forest Hills Central (2010) ... Louisville Slugger Player of the Year in Michigan (2010) ... Perfect Game All-America Team (2010) ... Earned four letters in baseball (2007, '08, '09, '10) ... Also played football and basketball at Forest Hills Central ... All State in baseball (2010) ... Dream Team (2010) ... Michigan High School Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Baseball Classic West Team Most Valuable Player (2010) ... All-OK Black Conference (2008, '09, '10) ... All-District (2008, '09, '10) ... All-Region (2009, '10) ... Honor Roll (2007, '08, '09, '10).
Personal ... Given Name: Alex James Lakatos ... Born November 24, 1991 ... Son of Drew and Kathleen Lakatos ... Enrolled in the School of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Political science major.