One of the go-to arms out of the Bearkat bullpen, tossing 23.1 innings over the course of 25 relief appearances … finished with a 3.09 ERA and 28 strikeouts … did not allow a run in 14 of final 18 appearances for the season … turned in longest outing of the season with 3.2 innings at home vs Houston (4/18), allowing just two hits while striking out three, earning his second win of the year … picked up the win in the Shriners Classic at Minute Maid Park vs Vanderbilt (3/2) … got another win over the Cougars (5/1) with 1.1 innings and three strikeouts at Constellation Field as the Kats clinched the Don Sanders Cup for the second straight year … threw 1.1 innings with three strikeouts and no runs against Baylor (4/10).
Made 14 appearances including one start while posting a 3.44 ERA … fanned 21 hitters while limiting opponents to a .243 average across 18 1-3 innings … made immediate impact out of the pen, permitting just one earned run over first six appearances … struck out season-high four hitters in 1 2-3 innings of work vs. Bradley on March 4 … struck out three of four hitters in season debut on Feb. 25 vs. No. 13 Louisiana … struck out three or four hitters on four different occasions … made first start vs. Houston on May 2, tossing 3 1-3 innings, permitting four hits and one earned run … struck out three in 1 1-3 innings vs. Texas Tech at NCAA Lubbock Regional on June 3.
PRIOR TO SAM HOUSTON
Left-handed pitcher for Mike Rogers' Lake Travis baseball program… 2016 All Central Texas Baseball Team Second-Team… named to the Austin Area High School All Star Game… 2016 All-District 14-6A First-Team honoree… named team's offensive MVP… played club ball for Austin Banditos… also played football.