2008 (Freshman): Appeared in 11 games starting six compiling a 1-4 record with a 9.11 ERA ... Struck out 17 in 27.2 innings of work ... Longest outing of the season was against Mississippi State ... Pitched 6.0 innings allowing three runs on five hits with four strikeouts .. Worked 4.1 innings against Florida International allowing four runs on seven hits ... Against Toledo worked four innings allowing six runs on five hits ... In first collegiate outing pitched 3.1 innings allowing four runs on three hits.
High School: Four-year letterwinner for coaches Scott Hord and Lee Vaughn at Ravenwood HS ... Was an All-Midstate selection as a junior, striking out 95 in 66 innings pitched with a 1.60 ERA ... Was also an All-District selection in 2006 and was voted to the District 11-AAA All-Tournament team as a sophomore and junior.
Personal: Patrick Jacob Francescon ... Son of Pete and Teresa Francescon ... Born January 4, 1989 ... Is undecided on a major.