The University of Cincinnati baseball team began practice for the 2016 season on Jan. 29. The Bearcats open the season at LSU on Feb. 19.
Cincinnati Baseball vs. ECU May 16, 2015 Marge Schott Stadium
American Athletic Conference Championship May 19, 2015 Clearwater, Florida Bright House Field
The Bearcats taught valuable baseball technique and shared their experiences with the participants.
Cincinnati battles No. 9 Louisville in the inaugural Reds Collegiate Invitational at Great American Ballpark
2015 Season (Junior): Made three starts and five appearances from the bullpen and finished with a 9.00 ERA in 14.0 innings pitched ... recorded 18 strikeouts on the year ... started the first game of the American Athletic Conference Championship against Houston (5/19) with a season-high three strikeouts ... had his best performance of the year in a relief outing against East Carolina (5/16), allowing just three hits and one run in 4.2 innings or work ... only gave up one hit in a start against Wright State (3/31).
2013 Season (Freshman): Named the BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week (4/22) ...made 13 appearances with 11 starts on the season ... led the team with four victories ... recorded the team's only complete game this season ... pitched a team-high 66.0 innings ... recorded 31 strikeouts ... held opponents to a .268 batting average while compiling a 4.09 ERA ... one of only eight BIG EAST pitchers to record a shutout ... had five strikeouts in 7.0 innings against Santa Clara (5/11) ... pitched a complete game shutout against Villanova (4/20), scattering three hits and striking out five ... earned his first career win against Rutgers (4/13) ... pitched 5.1 innings against Louisville (4/6) at Great American Ballpark ... saw his first career action from the bullpen against Florida Atlantic (2/16).
High School: A four-year letterwinner at Pendleton Heights High School ... drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 36th round of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft ... earned 2012 Pitcher of the Year honors from The Herald Bulletin ... named an IHSAA all-state honorable mention following his senior year ... hit .488 with nine doubles, five triples and 29 RBIs and produced a 7-1 win-loss record with a 2.51 ERA and 81 strikeouts in 47.1 innings pitched as a senior ... named to the 2012 Indianapolis Star Super Team ... an all-Hoosier Heritage Conference selection his junior and senior seasons ... received a 2012 Rawlings All-America Central Region honorable mention and a 2011 Perfect Game Underclass All-America honorable mention ... as a junior, batted .371 with 10 doubles, five home runs and 26 RBIs and recorded a 6-3 pitching record with a 1.20 ERA and 35 strikeouts in 41 innings ... a three-time all-Madison County honoree ... helped guide the Arabians to a Class 4A, Section 9 championship as a freshman ... earned four letters on the Pendleton Heights football team as a quarterback ... led the Arabians to back-to-back sectional championships as a junior and senior ... awarded all-conference honors as a junior when he threw for 1,592 yards and 18 touchdowns ... tossed for another 1,595 yards and 19 TDs as a senior.