2009 (Junior): Named ABCA First Team South Central Region and First Team All-Sun Belt ... Took over the closer role ... Had a 1.62 ERA with 15 saves and a 4-3 record in 32 appearances ... In 44.1 innings of work had 50 strikeouts as batters hit .213 against ... Allowed only seven extra base hits ... Broke single-season record for saves ... Ranks second in career saves and ERA ... Drafted in the 33rd round by the Colorado Rockies ... Struck out six in the Sun Belt Tournament Championship game against ULM where he picked up his 14th save after three innings of work.
Prior to Middle Tennessee
Played two seasons at Walters State under head coach Buddy Powers ... Named Pitcher of the Week after a strong performance against Hiwasee ... As a sophomore posted a 3-4 record with seven saves ... For career posted an 11-4 record with 12 saves and a 3.52 ERA.
Named All-District as a junior ... Received All-District, All-Region and All-State honors as a senior ... Awarded Warrior of the Year as a senior ... Batted .420 as a senior with six home runs with 10 wins and five saves on the mound posting a 1.20 ERA with 95 strikeouts.
Full name is Coty Shea Leonard Woods ... Is the son of Beverly Hurst and Steve Woods ... Majoring in Business Management.