As a Freshman (2020)
Made four appearances out of the bullpen for the Razorbacks in 2020 … Recorded a 1.59 ERA and one save after pitching 5.2 innings in his freshman season … Allowed three runs, one earned, on five hits and three walks, while striking out three … Retired the first batter he faced twice … Pitched the ninth inning of Saturday’s 10-1 win over Eastern Illinois on Feb. 16 … Allowed one run on two hits, trading the run for a 4-6-3 double play, ending the game on a called-strike three … First collegiate appearance … Pitched the eighth inning against No. 22 Oklahoma in Houston on Feb. 28, facing the minimum … Worked 1.2 innings against South Alabama on March 6, giving up two runs, both unearned, on three hits and a walk, striking out one … First game to pitch more than one inning … Earned the save in the final game of the year vs. Grand Canyon (March 11) after tossing the final two frames of the 2020 season … Walked two in the game and struck out one without allowing a hit, inducing a double play to end the game … Part of a pitching staff that finished with a 3.68 ERA and 143 strikeouts over 142.0 innings of work.
Benton High School
Ranked as the No. 2 RHP and fifth overall player in the state of Arkansas by Perfect Game … A top 500 player in the nation according to Perfect Game and a member of the Arkansas Sticks travel team … 2019 PG Preseason All-American – Southeast Region Honorable Mention … Played primarily at third base at Benton High school as a junior before transitioning full time to pitching last summer with the Sticks … Helped Benton HS to a runner-up finish in the Arkansas Class 6A state playoffs in 2018 … 2018 All-Conference Honorable Mention … Pitched only 8.2 innings for the Panthers last year, but struck out 15 and walked only five … Has seen his fastball go from the mid-80s to low 90s since focusing on pitching during the summer months … Played under Mark Balisterri at Benton High School and Chase Brewster of the Arkansas Sticks.
May 9, 2001