2006 (Freshman): Righthander who appeared in eight games with two starts, tossing 21.1 innings with 2-0 record, 16 walks and eight strikeouts ... Saw first career action at Birmingham Southern, tossing two hitless innings, walking two and striking out one ... Worked two scoreless innings against Samford, striking out one ... Tossed two innings at New Orleans, allowing two runs on five hits ... Worked 1.2 innings versus Belmont, giving up one run with a strikeout ... Gave up one run in two-thirds of an inning against Vanderbilt ... Drew first career start against Tennessee Tech, tossing five innings and giving up one run with three strikeouts to pick up first career victory ... Won his second game with 5.2 innings versus Memphis, allowing one run on five hits with one strikeout ... Roughed up in relief outing at Troy, giving up nine runs on seven hits in 2.1 innings.
High School: Four-year letterwinner for coach David Smith at Clarence HS ... Earned First Team All-League and Honorable Mention All-Western New York as junior and senior ... Posted 4-1 mark with 3.20 ERA with 42 strikeouts and just nine walks in 35 innings of work as senior ... Also batted .350 with two home runs and 22 RBIs ... Served as team captain and named team's Most Valuable Pitcher as senior ... Participated in Clarence Community Baseball Camps ... Also played junior varsity football ... Played summer baseball for Elite Ohio Warhawks and coach Ron Slusher.
Personal: Peter James Mantzanis ... Son of James and Diane Mantzanis ... Born September 29, 1986 ... Brother, James, pitched past two seasons at Western Kentucky.