Also making the Collegiate Baseball top 40 pre-season poll were 2013 Coastal Carolina opponents North Carolina (2nd), Kentucky (8th), North Carolina State (11th), San Diego (12th) and Georgia Tech (17th).
2012 NCAA Columbia Regional vs. Clemson (June 1, 2012)
2012 (So.): Posted a 5-1 record, with his lone loss coming versus Clemson in the opening game of the NCAA Columbia Regional ... Overall, posted 11 starts (15 appearances) with a 2.90 ERA and opponents batted just .231 off the lefty ... Started the season in the bullpen, but became Coastal's #3 weekend starter midway through the season ... IN BIG SOUTH GAMES, had a 2.11 ERA - sixth-best in league games - and a 4-0 record in seven starts with his four wins tying teammate Tyler Herb for first ... Missed two weeks early in the season with a hip injury and was thought to have been lost for the year ... After he was medically cleared, made his first start versus Ohio State and he did not allow a hit or a run with four strikeouts over 3.1 innings ... Got the start in game two of the Gardner-Webb series and earned the win, pitching six innings and allowing four runs (one earned) with no walks and five strike outs ... Struck out a career-high seven with just one walk over 6.0 in getting the win in the High Point finale ... Allowed three hits, one of which was a two-run home run ... Improved to 5-0, allowing one run in six innings at Charleston Southern ... Did not allow a walk with four K's ... Skipped a start in the rotation at the Big South Tournament due to injury ... Gave CCU 4.2 innings in the semifinal versus High Point, allowing five hits and three runs before turning the game over to Aaron Burke to the rest of the game for a 4-3 win.
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Played one season at Moraine Valley CC and a redshirt season at St. Joseph's College ... 2011 (RFr.): Named second team All-Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference ... Was 2-4 with a 3.65 ERA ... In 44.1 innings, struck out 37 ... Also named to the SICC All-Academic team ... 2010 (Fr.):Spent one season at NCAA Division II St. Joseph's College, getting a medical redshirt due to injury ... Named Academic All-Great Lakes Valley Conference ... Was 0-3 in three appearances with a 5.14 ERA before missing the rest of the season with an injury.