A former 32nd round draft pick of the Pittsburgh Pirates who has been hampered by injuries during his four years at Wake Forest... has pitched in only 12 games since arriving in 2001... has the talent to contribute for the Deacons but needs to get healthy and reclaim a feel for pitching in order to realize his potential... a philosophy major... born August 7, 1981.
Pitched in 10 contests including three starts while recording a 0-2 record... had a 9.68 ERA... struck out 19 batters in 17.2 innings pitched... pitched one inning in relief at Liberty striking out two while not giving up a hit... pitched 4.1 innings in first start of the year against UNC Greensboro allowing just one run but took the loss in the 3-0 game... struggled late in the year allowing 12 earned runs in four total innings pitched against Maryland, Elon, and Florida State.
Did not see any action while recovering from surgery.
Missed the 2002 season with injury... had Tommy John elbow surgery during the late-spring... took a redshirt year.
Made appearances in two games and was roughed up in his one start for three runs in just 0.1 innings with two walks and two hits against Liberty... made his debut on April 10 at Virginia Tech, pitching the eighth inning... threw one inning and allowed one hit on one run and one walk.
At McQuaid Jesuit:
A three-year All-City selection... chosen McQuaid Jesuit's most valuable player as a senior... picked to participate in the select senior game and was named MVP... a three-sport athlete who was also chosen All-City in basketball his senior year.