#88 Zebulon Vermillion

RHP | Jr. | 6-4 | L/R | 225 | Prairie Village, Kan. / Shawnee Mission East HS

As a Junior (2020)
Entered the season rated as the No. 26 relief pitcher in D1 Baseball’s Preseason Position Power Rankings … Pitched five times in relief for the Razorbacks in 2020 … Posted a 1-0 record and earned one save … Was not charged with a run over 7.1 innings of work … Only Razorback pitcher with a 0.00 ERA in 2020 … Allowed just four hits, all singles, while striking out 12 … One of seven Hogs with double-digit strikeout totals … Retired the first batter he faced in three outings … Made his first appearance against Gonzaga on Feb. 20, pitching the ninth inning … Picked up his third career save after a shutout frame, allowing just two hits … Sixteenth scoreless outing … Finished off the series with a a clean ninth against the Zags on Feb. 23 … Struck out one and faced the minimum to cap off the four-game sweep … Tossed another scoreless inning against Baylor on March 1 … Struck out two of the three batters he faced … Worked 1.1 frames against Illinois State on March 3, giving up one hit that brought in two runs … Struck out three batters for a season-high mark … Earned the win after tossing the final three innings against South Alabama on Sunday, March 8 … Allowed just one hit to the first batter he faced, then retired the next nine, totaling six strikeouts in the process … It was a career-high strikeout figure and the third time in his career he’s pitched 3.0 innings … Part of a pitching staff that finished with a 3.68 ERA and 143 strikeouts over 142.0 innings of work.

As a Sophomore (2019)
Made a career-high 20 appearances, all in relief, with seven coming in league play … Built up a 3.63 ERA and a 4-1 record, one of five Razorbacks with four or more wins during the year … Threw 22.1 innings and allowed just nine earned runs with 21 strikeouts … Earned his first career win against Memphis (Feb. 17), throwing 2.0 scoreless innings and allowing just one hit with one strikeout … Also earned wins against Stony Brook (March 2), at Missouri State (March 26) and at Vanderbilt (April 14) … Earned one save, his second of his career, coming at No. 15 Auburn (April 6), throwing the final three innings with just two hits allowed and striking out three, matching a season-high … Allowed only one run in his first nine appearances, going 11.2 innings with only three walks and 11 combined strikeouts … Gave up two or less hits in 18 of his 20 appearances.

As a Freshman (2018)
Made seven appearances, three in conference play … Had a 4.82 ERA  over 9.1 innings with five earned runs allowed and 11 strikeouts … Also earned one save coming against Dayton (Feb. 28), one of six Razorbacks to earn a save during the season … Made his first collegiate appearance against Bucknell (Feb. 17), throwing one inning and striking out one … In his save against Dayton, threw a season-high three innings, allowing only one unearned run and three strikeouts … Tallied a season-high four strikeouts in 2.1 innings against Florida with only one earned run allowed on three hits.

Shawnee Mission East High School
Ranked the No. 375 player in the nation by Perfect Game … Played for the White Sox in the 2015 and 2016 Area Code Games … Honorable mention for All-Sunflower League in 2015 … 2016 Perfect Game Underclass High Honorable Mention … Played for Shawnee Mission East Lancer for Jerrod Ryherd.