WCU has 22 returning players in various summer leagues
2001: Posted a 5-2 record in 14 starts with a 5.01 ERA ... Led the team with 93.1 innings pitched, which ranked 10th in the SoCon, and strikeouts 67 ... Team was 10-4 in his 14 starts ... Only walked two batters over his last 17.1 innings pitched, with 15 strikeouts ... Ended the season with a nearly 3-to-1 strikeout-to-walk ratio ... Struck out a career-high 13 batters in pitching his first career nine-inning complete game versus UNC Greensboro (3/16) ... Surrendered five hits, one run and three walks in the contest... The UNCG win capped three consecutive dominating performances, getting a combined 13 strikeouts with zero walks in 15.1 innings ... Prior to that, he earned the win in game one at Wofford (3/4), pitching 8.0 innings and scattering eight hits with one earned run, six strikeouts and zero walks ... In his next game ??at College of Charleston (3/9) ??pitched 7.1 innings, allowing six hits, two runs and zero walks with seven strikeouts ... After getting only one decision, a loss vs. No. 6 Tennessee, in a six-game span, improved to 5-2 in WCU?s lone win at Furman ... Pitched 5.1 innings, allowing six hits and four runs (three earned).
2000: Named the Southern Conference Pitcher of the Week (Feb. 24) in just his third collegiate appearance ... Struck out 12 Wright State batters in 7.0 innings, while walking just three and allowing only three hits, to pick up his first career win ... Also had a double-digit strikeout performance versus Georgia State, fanning 10 Panthers in 5.0 innings and walking just two ... Recorded a win versus Elon, pitching 7.0 innings, striking out five, walking one and allowing four hits ... Led WCU with 11 games started and two complete games ... Had 40 strike outs in 48.1 innings pitched and posted a 2-5 record.
HIGH SCHOOL: 1998 Skyline Conference Player of the Year ... Three-time all-conference selection ... Member of the S.C. North -South All-Star team in 1999 ... 1996 Skyline Conference Freshman of the Year ... Team won back-to-back conference and district championships in 1998-99 ... Was a combined 25-10 in three years with 287 strike outs in 197 innings pitched ... Played for head coach Andy Swords ... Two-time all-conference basketball player ... Made the all-state basketball team as a senior ... Scored 1,000 points during his career.