I'm from Roanoke VA. I just graduated from Newberry with a sports management degree. Completed a coaching internship with the baseball team there as well. As far as playing, earned 2nd team all Mountain East Conference at Concord University. Ended up transferring to Newberry and earned 2nd team all South Atlantic Conference and 2nd team Rawlings Southeast Region. As a senior, named to the Preseason South Atlantic Conference 1st team. Finished 7-3 with 94 strikeouts in 82 innings. Named 1st team all South Atlantic Conference and 1st team all East Coast Athletic Conference. Signed a free agent deal with the Oakland Athletics. Spent my first year in the Arizona League going 1-0 with 23 strikeouts and 6 walks in 28.1 innings.