Nine playing in the southeastern US; two with invites to the Cape Cod League
WCU travels to SoCon tournament on Tuesday morning
Corey Sikes instrumental out of the bullpen as WCU rallied to within a run
WCU travels to No. 10 Louisville this weekend
Game three scheduled for Saturday with a 2 pm first pitch
2017 (Sophomore): Made eight seasonal appearances including three starts ... Finished with a 0-1 record, tossing 12.1 innings with an ERA of 6.57 ... Allowed 14 hits on the season, seven going for extra bases while only nine of the 13 runs allowed were earned ... First four appearances of the season came out of the bullpen including a then career-long 2.1 innings against Appalachian State (March 4) at the Keith LeClair Classic ... Made his first collegiate start at Gardner-Webb (April 19), tossing a career-long 3.2 innings ... Struck out a career-best four in a start at home against Savannah State (April 25) ... Named to the 2016-17 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.
2016 (Freshman): Made four relief appearances out of the bullpen, tossing 2.1 total innings with a 11.57 ERA ... Tallied three strikeouts with two walks with seven hits allowed ... Made his collegiate debut at UNC Wilmington on 2016 opening weekend, striking out one in an inning of relief ... Named to the 2015-16 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.; Summer League: Pitched for Catawba Valley in the Carolina-Virginia Collegiate League ... Six of his 12 summer appearances were starts, tossing 40.0 innings with a 3.82 ERA, earning four victories ... Recorded 42 strikeouts against 16 walks ... Struck out a season-high nine twice in his final two starts of the summer ... Tossed six-plus innings twice.
Prior to Western Carolina: Three-year varsity letter winner and a two-time all-county selection ... Was a two-time Hibriten High Pitcher of the Year ... Earned All-Northwestern 3A/4A Conference plaudits as a senior after posting a 1.41 ERA with 96 strikeouts against 29 walks ... Over his prep career, compiled a 12-6 record with a 2.08 career ERA ... Batted .264 over his career with a career-best .328 average as a senior ... High school coach was Terry Henthorne ... Played for Midatlantic USA Baseball team and the Demarini Stars NC travel ball team.
Personal: Full name is Michael Andrew Davis ... Is the son of Archie and Susan Davis ... Has two siblings, Patrick and Benjamin ... His grandfather was offered a basketball scholarship at Virginia Tech.
Career Game Highs:
Innings Pitched: 3.2, at Gardner-Webb (4/19/17)
Strikeouts: 4, SAVANNAH STATE (4/25/17)
Walks: 4, vs. VCU (5/19/18)