Eight WCU hitters post multi-hit games led by Bradley Strong, J.D. Long
Catamounts return to SoCon action at Samford this weekend
Eight Catamounts combine for eight hits in road loss
WCU scores in seven of the eight innings to claim 10th-straight win
WCU travels to Elon for three-game, SoCon-opening series this weekend
2013 (Redshirt Sophomore): Made 16 appearances on the season, all out of the bullpen ... Tossed 13 innings in a situational left-hander role, striking out 14 against eight walks with a 4.85 ERA ... Allowed runs in just six of his 16 appearances while working seven hitless outings ... Surrendered nine runs, seven of which were earned ... Recorded a career-high two strikeouts in four different outings ... Made his WCU debut in the third game of the season, striking out the one batter he faced in tossing a third of an inning against Pac-12 foe, Washington State (Feb. 17) ... Tossed a career-long 2.1 innings against Hofstra (March 3) ... Allowed a career-high three runs on a four hits in a third of an inning against Tennessee (March 20) ... Threw at least one inning in nine of his 16 appearances; Summer League: Pitched for the Waynesboro (Va.) Generals of the Valley League ... Appeared in 13 games during the summer including two starts, finishing with an 0-1 record and a 6.84 ERA ... Tossed 23.2 innings with 20 strikeouts against 18 walks ... Recorded strikeouts in all but four of his summer appearances ... Posted a summer-high four strikeouts in four innings of work against the Strasburg Express on June 21.
2012 (Sophomore): Sat out due to NCAA transfer rules; Summer League: Played for the Forest City Owls in the Coastal Plain League during the summer of 2012 ... Made 13 appearances including three starts, posting a 1-1 overall record with one save ... Finished with a 3.56 ERA through 30.1 innings pitched, surrendering 17 runs with 12 earned on 27 hits - only five going for extra bases ... Recorded 22 strikeouts against 28 walks.
Prior to Western Carolina: Transferred from Wingate to WCU prior to the fall of 2011 At Wingate: Posted a 6.35 ERA in 16 relief appearances for the Bulldogs, finishing with a 3-1 record ... Tossed 17.0 innings, fanning 15 against nine walks; At West Henderson HS: Was a two-time all-conference selection his sophomore and senior years, missing his junior year due to Tommy John surgery ... Hit .325 as a senior in high school ... Also lettered in football as a senior.
Personal: Full name is Jonathan Bryce Danielson ... Is the son of Rob and Beverly Danielson ... Has one younger sibling, Chandler.
Career Game Highs:
Innings Pitched: 2.1, HOFSTRA, Gm1 (3/3/13)
Strikeouts: 2, five times (MR: EAST TENNESSEE STATE, 3/19/14)
Walks: 2, twice (MR: at Tennessee, 4/16/14)