2014 (Senior): Became the fifth highest MT player to be selected in the MLB Draft with the 180th selection, sixth round, by the Arizona Diamondbacks ... Ranked as the 10th best senior available for the 2014 MLB Amateur Draft by Perfect Game ... First Team All-Conference USA selection … Selected as a semifinalist for the 2014 Gregg Olson Award, given to the nation’s top player that elevates his game … ABCA All-Central Region Second Team ... Named C-USA Pitcher of the Week three times (March 31, April 28 and May 12) … Tabbed Tennessee Sports Writers Association (TSWA) Pitcher of the Week three times (April 1, April 29 and May 13) … Had a 9-3 record with a 1.89 ERA … Led the nation with 136 strikeouts, sitting second for most in a single-season at MT … Ranked 10th with five complete games … Finished 55th overall and fourth in C-USA with 6.63 hits allowed per nine innings … Posted an ERA of 1.89, which was ninth all-time in a single-season … His 210 career strikeouts are eighth all-time … Tied for ninth with Jay Lindsey (1992) for an opponent batting average of .208 … Had double-digit strikeouts in eight games … Matched a career-high 12 K’s against UTSA and Marshall … Won in a complete game effort against No. 10 Rice, allowing one earned run with seven strikeouts … Threw a complete game shutout against Old Dominion on April 25 … Notched the school’s first two-hitter in five years in a complete game shutout against FIU on May 9 … Gave up just two runs in a 3-2 win over Old Dominion on the Conference USA Championship.
2013 (Junior): Started 14 games in his first year wearing a Blue Raider uniform and finished second on the team with 80.1 innings pitched on the season … Posted a 5-4 record to tie for first in wins on the season and his 74 strikeouts led all MT players … Threw a season-high nine innings, while giving up only one earned run in an extra-inning loss to No. 20 South Alabama (May 4) … Struck out a season-high nine batters in a winning effort to help complete MT’s first ever sweep of Louisiana (March 24) ... Tabbed Left-Handed Pitcher of the Year and garnered first team honors during the summer with Brazos Valley of the Texas Collegiate League.
Vol State: Posted a 4-2 record with a 3.80 ERA as a freshman at Vol State en route to earning conference Pitcher of the Year honors and a first-team all-conference selection … Collected 54 strikeouts while walking 23 in 42.2 innings … Made seven starts, including three complete games and one shutout.
Hendersonville HS: … Was a two-time all-region honoree while at Hendersonville under head coach Mike Hendrix … Named to the all-district tournament team twice and participated in the TBCA Showcase.
Personal: Born July 4, 1992 ... Graduated from MT in May 2014.