Righthander who suffered through ups-and-downs during the season, tossing 25.2 innings with a 1-2 record and one save ... Walked 11 and struck out 17, starting five contests ... Worked four innings at Belmont in first career appearance, a start, allowing two runs on four hits with three strikeouts and getting no decision ... Roughed up at Memphis, giving up eight runs on six hits in 1.2 innings in a start, taking the loss ... Tossed two innings of relief at Southern Illinois, allowing a run ... Gave up five runs, three earned, on seven hits in four-plus innings in a start at Austin Peay, taking his second defeat ... Tossed a scoreless inning and struck out one against both Samford and at Lipscomb ... Worked 1.2 scoreless innings at New Orleans, striking out one ... Tossed 6.0 innings in Sunday start versus Western Kentucky, picking up first career win, allowing three earned runs and striking out four ... Roughed up in start at South Alabama, giving up six runs in 1.1 innings ... Allowed four runs in three innings against Arkansas State and two runs without getting an out at Florida International.
High School: Lettered in baseball, basketball and golf at Reidland HS ... Earned All-District and All-Region honors as junior and senior for coach Brian Bowland ... Posted 1.87 ERA in 64 innings of work with 93 strikeouts as senior while batting .488 with 15 doubles and 35 RBIs ... Posted team's highest batting average as junior and senior and voted team MVP and Best Pitcher as senior ... Participated in Kentucky East-West All-Star Game in 2004 ... Member of Junior Rotarian ... Recognized Who's Who Among American High School Students.
Personal: Chad Austin Edwards ... Son of Gene and Judy Edwards ... Born January 13, 1987.