Junior (2010)... Made 17 appearances including 10 starts ... Compiled a 3-3 record with a 5.06 ERA ... Struck out 43 batters while walking 28 over 41.1 innings ... Went 2-1 with a 3.10 ERA and 17 strikeouts in seven appearances out of the bullpen ... Did not earn a decision after allowing two runs in six innings against Texas Tech (Feb. 20) ... Suffered the loss despite allowing just two runs over six innings while striking out seven batters vs. St. John's (Feb. 27) ... Threw a scoreless inning, striking out one batter, out of the bullpen vs. Central Michigan (April 7) ... hrew six shutout innings in the victory, yielding just two hits with one strikeout at Notre Dame (April 21) ... Pitched a career-best 7.2 innings out of the bullpen, allowing no runs on five hits with six strikeouts en route to the victory at Penn State (May 22).
Sophomore (2009) ... Made 23 appearances including one start ... Compiled a 1-2 record with a 3.70 ERA ... Struck out 43 batters while walking 28 over 41.1 innings ... Picked up first save of the year on first appearance against Cincinnati (Feb 21) ... Went 4.0 innings while striking out seven and gave up no runs on two hits ... Recorded second save of the season against IPFW (Mar 21) while going 3.0 innings and striking out five ... Made lone start against Easter Michigan (April 15) ... Went 2.0 innings and struck out one ... Tied season high seven strikeouts against Michigan State (April 19) while earning his third save of the season.
Freshman (2008) ... Appeared in nine games, including one start at Central Michigan (4/2) ... Post a 0-1 record and 4.91 ERA in 11.0 IP ... Longest outing came at Arizona State (3/28) where he went 3.1 IP and stuck out four ... was the final pitcher of the game in five games ... had an average against of .244 (11-45)
Prep ... Honor Roll student at Zionsville Community H.S. ... member FCA ... played in the Hoosier Crossroads Conference ... earned four varsity letters with two each in baseball and basketball ... led Eagles to 19-13 baseball record in 2007 ... pitched two-hitter to beat Ben Davis H.S. in sectional championship ... pitched three hitless innings out of bullpen in 1-0 loss to Kokomo in regional opener after starting game at first base ... earned all-conference honors twice in baseball for coach Daryl Osborne ... 12-4 career record on mound ... earned leadership award twice in basketball ... basketball MVP as a senior while earning all-conference honors for coach Shawn Busick ... averaged 13 points and eight rebounds as a senior center ... junior varsity MVP as a sophomore in baseball and junior varsity Most Improved Player in basketball as a sophomore ... Summer Ball ... Pitched for Indiana Bulls team coached by Dan Held and Dave Mundy.
Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... born 1-30-89 in Greenville, S.C. ... brother, Jason plays football as tight end at Harvard ... favorites include ... book - Angels and Demons; movie - Batman Begins; team - Cleveland Indians; food - boneless Buffalo wings; music - alternative ... enjoys hanging out with friends, bowling ... selected Michigan because "it is a great school" ... greatest sports memory is "beating Brownsburg H.S. as a junior in the sectional championship game" ... two former teammates playing collegiate athletics ... considers Fort Wayne Snider H.S. foe Chris LaGrow, now at South Alabama, toughest opponent faced because he threw 94 with a good curve.
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