|High School:||Moeller HS|
One of just two pitchers named All-Ivy League first team at starting pitcher ... Went 4-0 (league best) with one save with a 3.55 ERA and a league-leading 33 strikeouts in 33.0 innings while walking just seven batters ... Was virtually untouchable against left-handed batters, who went just 2-for-24 (0.83 against him) ... All told, posted a 4-2 record with a 5.26 ERA and 47 strikeouts in 49.2 innings against 14 walks ... Started the season opener against Notre Dame in right field, getting a hit and an RBI ... Struck out four batters in 4.0 innings of work in a 6-5 win at Stetson (3/6) ... Had two hits including a triple at UNC Greensboro (3/18) ... Was 2-for-4 with four RBI in a 12-9 win over Penn on (4/10) ... Had eight strikouts against two runs in 6.0 innings in a no-decision against Columbia on 4/11 ... Earned a complete game win against Brown (4/19), striking out seven batters in a 6-2 win ... Struck out five batters while getting the win at Yale on 4/24 ... Earned a save at Yale (4/28)with a scoreless inning of work ... Struck out six in a complete game win over Darmouth on 5/1.
Started nine games and led the Crimson in ERA, wins and strikeouts with 53 in as many innings ... Named to the Ivy League Honor Roll on 3/10 ... Made his first positional start in left field in the second game of a doubleheader at Jacksonville State (3/07) ... Earned a win in his first pitching start, striking out seven batters in 7.0 innings against JSU on 3/08 ... Earned his second win of the year with 6.0 innings of seven-hit ball at Centenary (3/20) ... Struck out six batters in 3.2 innings at #2 LSU on 3/25 ... Earned his third victory of the season with a complete-game, seven-strikeout performance at Penn on 3/30, alloing just one earned run ... Threw a complete game and struck out seven in a 3-1 loss to Princeton on 4/5 ... Struck out eight and scattered six hits and one earned run in 6.1 innings in the second game of a doubleheader against Yale on 4/12 ... Struck out nine batters in 6.2 innings at Brown on 4/18.
Four-year letterwinner in both baseball and basketball at Moeller High School ... All-league and all-city in baseball ... Four-year member of conference championship team in basketball and member of 2007 state championship team ... Team posted an 85-5 record ... Three conference titles in baseball as well while advancing to state final four as a senior ... Tied school records with seven triples, 44 hits and a 0.89 ERA as a senior ... Father, Mike, won a football national championship at Moeller in 1979 and was also a member of Penn State's 1982 national championship team ... Mother, Shirley, won a state swimming championship in high school and was a four-year letterwinner at Penn State ... National Merit Commended Student ... Class Salutatorian ... Academic All-Ohio ... National Honor Society ... Spanish Honor Society ... Vice-Captain of Student Body ... Eucharistic Minister ... IHM Parish and Moeller High School Moeller-Corryville Big Brothers Program ... Recipient of Charlotte McCullough Pastoral Ministry Award for outstanding merit ... 2006 Relay for Life Team Captain ... Corryville Little Buddies ... IHM Parish Youth Group ... Enjoys reading and song-writing as well as playing acoustic guitar.