Left Handed Pitcher
2018 ALL-ACC ACADEMIC
2017 ALL-ACC, SECOND TEAM
Senior (2018): Served as team’s Friday night starter and delivered another strong campaign…Was one of team’s two co-captains…Did not miss turn in rotation, finishing with team-high 15 starts and 101.1 innings…Posted 4-5 record with 3.38 ERA…Struck out 76 batters and walked 30…Held opponents to .224 average…Posted 3.23 ERA in 10 ACC starts…Held ACC opponents to .193 average across 69.2 innings…Finished Miami career having allowed two or fewer earned runs in 21 of 30 starts…Tied for team lead with four pickoffs…Picked up win on Opening Day, tossing five innings and allowing one run vs. Rutgers (Feb .16)…Threw 7.1 innings and allowed just one run against Maine (March 2)…Dominated in team’s ACC opener, throwing 7.2 scoreless innings with five strikeouts against Notre Dame (March 9)…Struck out six batters in 7.0 innings against Pittsburgh (April 20), allowing just one run…Delivered one of best performances of career in only start at rival Florida State (April 27), striking out nine batters and surrendering just two runs in 8.0 innings…Picked up win vs. Bethune-Cookman (May 4) with nine-strikeout gem across 7.2 innings…Whiffed seven across seven innings in win at Virginia Tech (May 11)…Earned only ACC Pitcher of the Week honor of career with complete game shutout against Boston College (May 17), striking out seven and allowing just two hits with no walks…Performance against Eagles marked second complete game of career…Complete game shutout was Miami’s second of season…Allowed four runs in 5.2 innings in matchup with Clemson (May 24) at ACC Baseball Championship in Durham, N.C.
Junior (2017): Served as ace of pitching staff in first season, earning second-team All-ACC honors after dominant first campaign…Finished 7-3 with 2.28 ERA…Topped rotation in almost every statistical category, including wins (seven), starts (15), ERA (2.28), innings pitched (87.0) and fewest earned runs allowed (22)…Did not miss start in ACC play, finishing with 6-2 record and eye-popping 1.63 ERA across 10 ACC starts…Totaled 60.2 innings and allowed just 11 earned runs against conference competition…Held ACC opponents to .172 batting average…At conclusion of regular season, had second-lowest ERA of any pitcher in conference (2.20) and second-lowest in ACC play (1.63)…Allowed two earned runs or fewer in 13 of 15 starts…Went at least 5.0 innings in 14 of 16 starts…Picked up win in Miami debut, tossing 5.2 innings with five strikeouts in victory over Rutgers (Feb. 18)…Charged with loss despite allowing just two runs in 6.0 innings at Florida (Feb. 25)…Struck out six batters in 6.0 innings against Georgia Tech (March 11)…Struck out career-best 10 batters in 7.0 shutout innings in win over Wake Forest (April 1)…Did not allow any runs in stretch of three starts from April 1-14…Tossed 5.0 shutout innings in win over Duke (April 9) and 5.0 shutout in back end of doubleheader at Pittsburgh (April 14)…Went 8.0 shutout innings with six strikeouts to earn win over Boston College…Tossed first complete game by Hurricane hurler since 2015 with nine innings in Game 1 of doubleheader at Virginia (May 13)…Struck out six Cavaliers and allowed just three hits…Went 7.0 innings and allowed just one run in win over Virginia Tech (May 19)…Tossed 5.0 innings and allowed two earned runs but exited with no-decision in eventual win over Wake Forest at 2017 ACC Championship in Louisville, Ky.
Before Miami: Helped lead Cisco College to Junior College World Series in 2016…Finished only season with Wranglers with 12-1 record…Pitched at Wichita State in 2015 and finished 3-4 in 12 starts…Recorded 4.45 ERA in 58.2 innings with Shockers.
High School/Prep: Four-year letterwinner at Owasso…Helped lead team to 2013 state championship and perfect 36-0 record…Earned 2014 Rawlings Gold Glove…Named 2013 Louisville Slugger All-American.
Personal: Parents are John and Barbara…Has one brother and one sister…Father played professional baseball in Chicago Cubs organization and is current head softball coach at Tulsa…Mother works for Oklahoma Heart Institute.