Summer 2010: Played with the Lexington Hustlers of the Great Lakes (Ohio) League ... Went 1-3 with a 2.57 ERA in five starts ... Had one complete-game shutout ... Worked 28.0 innings and fanned 24 batters with only 13 walks ... Went the distance and scattered four hits in a 4-0 win over the Delaware Cows.
2010 at Gardner-Webb: Made 18 appearances and two starts as a true freshman ... Forged a 2-1 record and a 6.68 ERA in 33.2 innings of work ... Allowed just two home runs all season ... Made starts against Western Carolina (2/21) and Wofford (4/28) ... Hurled 1.1 innings of relief for a win vs. North Carolina A&T (3/30) ... Also picked up a relief win at Wofford (2/21) ... Fanned a season-high three batters in 2.0 scoreless innings vs. St. Peter's (3/6).
High School: Played at Bryan Station (Ky.) High under Coach ... A two-time All-City selection by the Lexington Herald-Leader ... Also starred for Team Kentucky during the summer wooden bat tournament circuit ... Named Region 11 Athlete of the Year in 2009 ... A first-team All-City selection in 2009 ... Rated one of the top-50 players in Kentucky as a senior ... He forged a 6-3 record and 2.04 ERA as a junior ... Chose Gardner-Webb over Marshall and Louisville ... Also drew interest from Winthrop, Stanford, Virginia, LSU, Kentucky, Iowa, Boston College and Indiana, among others.