#13 Connor Noland

RHP | Fr. | 6-2 | R/R | 215 | Greenwood, Ark./Greenwood HS

As a Freshman (2019)
>> SEC All-Freshman Team
>> Perfect Game Freshman All-American

Made 20 appearances on the mound, 19 being starts … Named to Opening Week rotation, starting game two against Eastern Illinois (Feb. 16) … Built up a 4.02 ERA over 78.1 innings, the second most by a Razorback pitcher in 2019 … Had six outings of five or more innings (Louisiana Tech – March 9, Mississippi State – April 20, Tennessee – April 28, LSU – May 11, Ole Miss – May 24, Central Connecticut – May 31) … Went 3-5 with wins over Arkansas-Pine Bluff (April 16), Mississippi State (April 20) and Central Connecticut (May 31) in the NCAA Regional … His lone relief appearance came against Missouri State (March 26) where he threw one scoreless inning on 12 pitches … Struck out 55 batters during the season and walked only 14 for a 3.9 strikeout-to-walk ratio, the 14th-highest in the SEC … Never allowed more than two walks in an appearance … Walk total (14) tied for the 37th-lowest in the nation and tied for third-lowest in the SEC … Pitched a season-high 7.2  scoreless innings in his 11th start of the year, coming against No. 2 Mississippi State (April 20), striking out five with no walks and only four hits allowed … Followed it up with a second-straight 7+ inning outing, going 7.0 against No. 18 Tennessee (April 28) and striking out a season-high 10 batters with only two hits allowed and one walk … Started the opening game of the NCAA Fayetteville Regional vs. Central Connecticut (May 31), going 5.1 innings with two hits allowed, one earned run, one walk and two strikeouts on 58 pitches … Combined during the NCAA Tournament, made three starts, throwing 10.1 innings and allowing only one walk.

Greenwood High School
A four-star athlete in football, according to ESPN and the No. 6 overall ranked player in the state of Arkansas by Perfect Game … A 2018 Preseason All-American by Perfect Game and top-500 ranking among all players in the nation … Compiled a 0.45 ERA over his final two years of high school, including a 0.42 ERA as a senior … Was a perfect 10-0 on the mound in 2018, allowing just four earned runs in 66.2 innings … Also struck out 123 batters and walked only 14 … Notched seven games throughout the year with at least 10 strikeouts … Did not allow a run in his final eight starts, including a 4-0 win over Benton in the Class 6A state championship game … Struck out 12 in the championship game in 2018 … 2018 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette All-Arkansas Preps baseball player of the year … Also was a force, offensively, hitting .424 with four home runs and 37 RBIs … Played for head coach Trey Holloway.