Coulton Lee entered his freshman season making 21 relief appearances and had a 2-1 record with a 9.00 ERA. He worked primarily as a specialist out of the bullpen against left-handed batters. He struck out a season-high four against Miami on Feb. 15 in 1.2 innings of work He did not allow a run in 14 of his relief outings. Before joining Arkansas State he prepped at Benton High School where he was a two-time 6A-South All-Conference selection, 6A All-State selection as a senior. Lee was selected to participate in the AAA Coaches' All-Star game in 2013 and also earned All-State honors as a junior. He also participated in the Xtra Innings Classic and was named the Heartland Classic MVP.