The following are photos of TCU's Sunday game against San Diego State.
MW Pitcher of the Week on March 5, 2012
2012 NCAA College Station Region All-Tournament team
2011 Second-team All-Mountain West
2011 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American
Made 19 appearances, including 16 starts... finished the season with a 9-2 record to go along with a 3.41 ERA in 95 innings pitched... tallied 53 strikeouts and walked just 18... posted seven quality starts on the season... TCU was 13-6 in games he pitched and 11-5 in games he started... held opponents scoreless in two of his three relief appearances... got no-decisions in his first two starts (vs. Ole Miss on Feb. 19 and at Cal State Fullerton on Feb. 25)... earned his first win of the season, shutting out Oklahoma State for eight innings on March 3... limited the Cowboys to just four hits and struck out for as TCU won 2-0... improved to 2-0 on the season after holding Texas Tech to a run on four hits in seven innings of work on March 11... string of good starts continued at UNLV on March 16... allowed two runs on eight hits and struck out a season-high six in seven innings... struggled at New Mexico on March 23 giving up four runs in 2 1/3 innings... bounced back with six shutout innings against UNLV on March 30... did not walk a batter in the game starting a stretch of 22 innings without walking a batter... did not factor in the decision in his next two starts... allowed five runs (four earned) in 5 1/3 innings against UNC Wilmington on April 5... gave up a run on four hits against UT Arlington on April 11... improved to 5-0 after allowing two runs on nine hits in six innings against Air Force on April 15... suffered his first defeat of the season on April 22 at San Diego State... gave up four runs on seven hits in 5 1/3 innings... pitched three scoreless innings against Manhattan on April 29... made his first appearance out of the bullpen on May 1 at Oklahoma... did not give up a run in an inning of work... fell to 5-2 on the season after giving up six runs in four innings against New Mexico on May 5... bounced back on May 13, giving up a run on six hits in seven innings at Air Force... win No. 7 came on May 20 against San Diego State after he gave up two runs (one earned) on seven hits... made two appearances out of the bullpen against San Diego State in the Mountain West Tournament... earned his eighth win of the season after getting two outs against the Aztecs on May 24... allowed three runs in five innings against the Aztecs on May 26... best performance of his career came at the NCAA College Station Regional on June 3... pitched his first career complete game against Texas A&M in an elimination game... held the Aggies to two runs on six hits with four strikeouts and one walk... performance earned him a spot on the all-Regional team.
Tied for the team lead with 26 appearances... was one of three Frogs to post a sub-2.00 ERA with a 1.98... tied for the team lead with five saves... made two starts (March 1 vs. Dallas Baptist; March 8 vs. UT Arlington)... allowed just 11 earned runs in 50 innings pitched... tallied 42 strikeouts while issuing just 10 walks... limited opponents to a .208 batting average against... surrendered just six extra base hits on the season... compiled a 6-3 record... held opponents scoreless in 17 of his 24 relief appearances... allowed just seven of 21 inherited runners to score... team posted a 15-11 record in his 26 appearances... earned his first career save in his first collegiate appearance... held Baylor scoreless and hitless while punching out two in 2 1/3 innings pitched on Feb. 22... made his first collegiate start on March 1 against Dallas Baptist... gave up a pair of unearned runs on one hit in 4 1/3 innings of work... struck out four in 3 1/3 innings at Texas Tech on March 5, earning his first career victory... got a no-decision in his second start after allowing a run on four hits in 2 2/3 innings against UT Arlington on March 8... suffered his first loss of the season on March 15 at UT Arlington... gave up a run on two hits and struck out two in his lone inning of work... put together four straight scoreless outings spanning 9 2/3 innings... retired all six batters he faced against Texas State on March 22 to earn his second win of the season... struck out three in a two inning stint against Houston on March 27... tossed 3 2/3 scoreless frames against Stephen F. Austin on March 30... retired all six batters he faced against UT Pan American on April 6... was tagged with his second loss after allowing six runs in 2 1/3 innings against New Mexico on April 8... following the outing, the freshman allowed just two earned runs over his next 15 appearances spanning 23 2/3 innings... improved to 3-2 with four shut out innings at San Diego State on April 16... fanned a career-high seven batters in the contest... tallied save No. 2 with a scoreless frame at nationally-ranked Texas A&M on April 19... earned the save in a 2-1 victory over UNLV on April 23... collected his fourth save on April 29 at BYU... was the winning pitcher at nationally-ranked Oklahoma State on May 8... gave up an unearned run on two hits... improved to 5-2 on the season on May 10 after allowing a run on two hits in 1 1/3 innings against Baylor... was tagged with the loss on May 13 against Utah... gave up two unearned runs in three innings pitched... didn't allow a run in his final six appearances spanning 6 2/3 innings... collected his sixth win with a scoreless inning of work against Utah on May 15... final save of the season came on May 17 against Oral Roberts... lowered his ERA below 2.00 with two scoreless innings against Oral Roberts on June 5.
Cinco Ranch High School: Earned four letters at Cinco Ranch High School ... tallied 73 strikeouts and posted a 2.56 ERA as a senior ... was the MVP of his team as a junior ... tabbed first-team all-district after posting a 5-3 record with a 3.20 ERA as a junior ... was selected as the Houston Chronicle Baseball Player of the Week Runner-Up on April 13, 2009.
Personal: Parents are Brook and Loretta ... has a younger sister, Francesca ... majoring in communications.