Left Handed Pitcher
2016 ALL-AMERICA SECOND TEAM (ABCA/Rawlings)
2016 ALL-ACC THIRD TEAM
2016 ALL-ATLANTIC REGION FIRST TEAM (ABCA/Rawlings)
2015 LOUISVILLE SLUGGER FRESHMAN ALL-AMERICA (Collegiate Baseball)
Senior (2018): Made 16 appearances and three starts in final season…Compiled 7.52 ERA in 26.1 innings…Struck out 31 batters and issued 15 walks…Made season debut with 1.0 scoreless inning of relief vs. Rutgers (Feb. 16) on Opening Day…Allowed two earned runs in 5.0 innings in first start of season vs. Missouri (Feb. 21)…Scattered five runs and four walks in midweek start at FAU (Feb. 28)…Made final start of season and totaled eight strikeouts in 4.1 innings at FIU (March 7)…Tossed 1.2 scoreless innings of relief at Georgia Tech (March 30)…Struck out three batters in 2.1 innings of relief vs. North Carolina (April 6)…Tossed 0.2 scoreless innings of relief at Florida State (April 28) in final outing of career.
Junior (2017): Made 16 appearances with 12 starts…Posted 4-5 record with 4.45 ERA in 60.2 innings…Struck out 56 batters and allowed 40 walks…Made first start of season against Rutgers (Feb. 19) allowing three earned runs in 3.1 innings…Surrendered two earned runs in 5.0 innings against Dartmouth (March 5)…Picked up first win of season with career-best 11 strikeouts over 6.0 innings in rubber match against Georgia Tech (March 12)…Allowed two earned runs in 5.0 innings at NC State (March 19) to pick up win…Delivered impressive start at North Carolina (March 26) to earn win for third straight outing, tossing 6.1 innings and allowing just six hits and two runs…Clinched series at Pittsburgh (April 15), surrendering just one run over 5.2 innings…Exited with no decision, but struck out 10 batters over season-long 6.2 innings against Florida State (April 22)…Made final start of season against Bethune-Cookman (May 6)…Tossed scoreless inning of relief with two strikeouts against UCF (May 10)…Made two appearances in team’s series at Virginia (May 13-14)…Did not allow any runs in 1.2 innings in ACC Championship finale against North Carolina (May 27) in Louisville, Ky.
Sophomore (2016): Recognized with second-team All-America honors from ABCA/Rawlings after shining in first season as membe of weekend rotation…Earned third-team All-ACC honors…Recorded 11-2 record and 3.40 ERA in 18 starts…Led all pitchers with 85 strikeouts in team-high 103.1 innings…Walked 43 batters…Held opponents to .233 average, lowest among weekend starters…Became Miami’s first 11-game winner since 2008…Finished home regular season schedule with 7-0 record and 1.70 ERA in regular season…Tossed at least six innings in 12 of 18 starts, and went seven innings in five starts…Earned wins over six ranked teams in regular season…Struck out career-high nine batters in start at Virginia Tech (March 12)…Tossed seven innings in win over Louisville (March 19)…Went 7.1 innings to earn win over North Carolina (April 2)… Helped clinch first series victory over Florida State in Tallahassee since 2008 with six innings in Game 1 of doubleheader (May 21)…Allowed just two runs in six innings in start against Seminoles at ACC Championship in Durham, N.C. (May 28)…Exited with no-decision but tossed seven strong innings with six strikeouts against Long Beach State (June 4) in NCAA Coral Gables Regional start…Struck out seven batters in career-long 7.2 innings in NCAA Super Regional start vs. Boston College (June 10)…Started College World Series opener vs. Arizona (June 18), pitched five innings.
True Freshman (2015): Served as team’s top left-handed reliever in first season and turned in dominant campaign…Recognized with Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America honors from Collegiate Baseball Newspaper…Recorded 1.94 ERA in team-leading 37 appearances (lowest among qualifying relievers), totaling 53 strikeouts in 41.2 innings…Held opponents to paltry .182 batting average and finished with 3-2 record…53 strikeouts were most among all relievers and fifth-most on staff…Struck out more than one batter in 13 of 37 appearances…Made career debut on Opening Day vs. Rutgers (Feb. 13), tossing 0.2 innings with one strikeout…Made two relief appearances in team’s series at Florida (Feb. 20-22) with three strikeouts…Set career high with four strikeouts in 2.0 clean innings of relief at North Carolina (March 28)…Saw action in all three games of team’s series at Virginia (April 17-19) and totaled six strikeouts…Matched career best with four strikeouts in ACC Baseball Championship outing vs. Notre Dame (May 23), where he pitched a career-long 2.1 innings…Tossed 2.0 innings in back-to-back NCAA Coral Gables Super Regional games vs. VCU (June 5-6) and combined to strike out five batters…Saw action in all three games of team’s run at College World Series, tossing 3.2 combined innings with three combined strikeouts.
High School/Prep: Selected by Cincinnati Reds in 40th Round of 2014 MLB First-Year Player Draft…Ranked No. 240 national high school prospect by Perfect Game…Four-year letterwinner at Mater Academy…Helped lead Mater to 2014 state championship and back-to-back district championships…Earned all-state recognition final two seasons…Finished pitching career with 25-4 record and 237 strikeouts…Hit seven home runs with 143 RBI over four seasons, including three home runs and 41 RBI in final year…Batted career-best .480 junior season.
Personal: Parents are Angel and Raysa…Has three siblings – one brother and two sisters…Plans to major in sport administration.