Height: 5'10"
Weight: 185
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Sugar Land, Texas
High School: Fort Bend Travis HS / Blinn JC
Experience: 2 Letters


Ballew's Game-By-Game Stats: Career | 2019 | 2018 | 2017

Honorable mention all-SLC … SLC all-academic second team … one of the Kats’ most reliable arms, going 6-1 with a 3.00 ERA … ERA mark ranked sixth in SLC … made 11 appearances, including 11 starts … went at least 5.0 innings in 10 of 11 starts … struck out seven hitters in 6.0 innings on Opening Night, taking a no-decision against Kent State (2/16) … took another no decision a week later despite striking out six hitters and allowing just two hits in 6.1 scoreless innings vs Cincinnati (2/23) … earned first win with 5.0 shutout innings vs ACU (3/29) … picked up another win at Nicholls, tossing 6.0 innings with six strikeouts in picking up for Hayden Wesneski in a game suspended due to weather (4/7) … won consecutive starts against Stephen F. Austin (4/14) and Central Arkansas (4/21), going a season-high 7.0 innings against the Bears … struck out four in 5.0 innings to win fourth straight game at McNeese (4/28) … took another no-decision in opening round of SLC Tournament vs New Orleans, allowing just one run on six hits in 7.0 innings against the Privateers.

Made 14 starts and 18 total appearances, racking up a 6-3 record and 4.03 ERA including a 4-2 mark and 3.51 ERA in Southland Conference games … named Second-Team Academic All-Southland … picked up first victory as a Bearkat on March 18, limiting A&M-Corpus Christi to two hits and one run across five innings … recorded four-straight victories between March 18 and April 8 … fanned season-high eight hitters in 5 1-3 innings against Nicholls … did not allow a run in five relief innings on May 19 vs. Incarnate Word … received start in Southland Conference Tournament vs. New Orleans, allowing just one hit in four frames … tossed two scoreless innings vs. Texas Tech in the NCAA Lubbock Regional on June 5, dropping his ERA to 3.96 – his lowest since Feb. 18 … kept Abilene Christian in check across a season-high 7 2-3 innings while limiting the Wildcats to three hits and two runs on April 1 ... majoring in finance at Sam Houston.

Redshirted following Tommy John surgery.

Recorded 9-4 record, helping the Bucs to the JUCO World Series.

Played for Rodney Hernandez at Fort Bend Travis High School ... also played for Houston Heat Silver ... named all-district in 2011-13 and sophomore sunbelt in 2011 ...led William B. Travis to the playoffs in 2011 and '13 ... also played football.

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