21st Class of Inductees to be Honored on April 25
At Hopkins: Team's No. 1 starting pitcher. Was named Centennial Conference Pitcher of the Year in 2001. Throws fastball clocked in the 90's and a tough slider. Could become Hopkins' all-time strikeout leader. Injured elbow in last Centennial game, which ended his 2001 season.
2001: Earned Second Team All-America honors after compiling an 8-1 record and a 1.32 earned run average. Made 10 starts and led the team in complete games (5), shutouts (3), innings pitched (68.0), and strikeouts (86). Held opponents to a .191 batting average and 45 hits. Moved into fourth place at Hopkins with 188 career strikeouts, needing 54 to become JHU's all-time leader in strikeouts. Struck out 16 in a five-hit shutout of Washington College and followed that with 12 strikeouts in a complete game victory over Dickinson. Struck out eight in five innings and combined with Mark Jarashow and George Merrell for JHU's first no-hitter since 1993 against Franklin & Marshall. Recorded 12 strikeouts and allowed just one hit in seven scoreless innings in a 7-1 win against Western Maryland. Followed that with 15 strikeouts in a four-hit shutout of Haverford. Named Centennial Conference Pitcher-of-the-Year and First Team All-Centennial. Second Team All-UAA. First Team Mid-Atlantic All Region.
2000: Pitched in 13 games, making a team-leading 11 starts. Led the team in wins (8), complete games (3), innings pitched (62.1), and strikeouts (72). Averaged more than one strikeout for each inning he pitched. Issued walks to only 16 batters and gave up 51 hits as opponents batted just .225 against him. Gave up two earned runs and six hits in a complete game victory against Emory March 14, striking out 10 and walking just two. Struck out 12 batters in five scoreless innings of work in a 17-0 win against Dickinson April 7. Pitched a complete game against Washington College April 26, giving up three hits while striking out 10 and walking just one. Pitched his second consecutive complete game against Ursinus May 1, earning the victory with eight strikouts and one walk. Earned first-team All-UAA honors as well as being named honorable mention All-Centennial Conference.
1999: Appeared in seven games, making five starts before injuring his knee and being lost for the season. Compiled a 3-1 record and a 2.62 ERA before the injury. Struck out 30 batters in 34.1 innings of work and walked only 15. Opponents batted just .168 against him. Pitched a three-hit complete game shutout against Keene St., striking out 12 and walking just three. Pitched nine innings of three-hit ball in a 3-1 win over Brandeis, in which he struck out three without a walk.
Personal: Played one year at Tulane before transferring to Hopkins. Played soccer, hockey, and baseball in high school. Won the Gilman baseball award and was All-Metro First Team in baseball. Political science major.