College Experience: West Chester
College Information - 2011
Junior left-handed pitcher for head coach Mark Jackson at West Chester University...Returned from Tommy John surgery to make eight appearances for the Golden Rams with seven starts; on a limited pitch count...Accumulated an 0-2 record with a one save and a 2.81 earned run average...Pitched only 16.0 innings and struck out 15...Held opponents to a .161 batting average...Longest appearances of the season were three innings apiece against Shippensburg and Kutztown...Threw one scoreless inning against Southwest Minnesota State on March 6 in first game back from injury...Earned a save with two scoreless frames against East Stroudsburg on April 10.
Missed the majority of the season due to injury...Pitched in the lid-lifter for the Golden Rams at Lenoir-Rhyne on Feb. 14 and earned a victory...Threw four innings of relief and allowed two runs on four hits...Struck out three and walked two.
Member of the West Chester starting pitching rotation as a true freshman...Helped the Golden Rams to a Pennslyvania State Athletic Conference championship and an NCAA Division II Mid-Atlantic Regional title...Team played in the NCAA Division II World Series...Made 14 overall appearances and started 10 games...Went 8-2 with one save and a 4.87 earned run average...Struck out 51 batters in 61.0 innings pitched...Second on the team in victories, third in strikeouts, tied for third in appearances and fourth in innings pitched...Earned a decision in every start...Lasted at least five innings in eight of 10 starts...Fired four shutout frames in collegiate debut against Lincoln Memorial on Feb. 15...Whiffed seven in a five inning, three-hit shutout over Molloy on Feb. 27...Threw a season-high six and one-third innings on March 27 against Mansfield and allowed one run on four hits...Won five decisions in a row between March 13 and April 17.
Attended Monsignor Bonner High School in Drexel Hill, Pa...Selected to Philadelphia Daily News Southeastern Pennsylvania All-Decade team (third team)...2008 Philadelphia Daily News Pitcher of the Year...2008 Delaware County Times Player of the Year...2008 Philadelphia Daily News All-City first team...2008 Philadelphia Catholic League Red Division Most Valuable Player...2008 Philadelphia Catholic League All-Red Division first team...Went 8-1 with a 1.52 earned run average...Struck out 99 batters in 60.0 innings pitched...Helped the Friars to the 2008 Philadelphia Catholic League title game for the first time since 1989...Selected for the Catholic League's 2008 Carpenter Cup team.
Collegiate teammate, Justin Lamborn, will play for the Elmira Pioneers this summer.