Parents are Steven and Laurie ...served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Jacksonville, Fla., ... is an Eagle Scout ... married to Chantel Woods from Vernal ... majoring in civil engineering.
Prepped at American Fork High, where he was coached by former BYU All-American Kim Nelson ... was academic all state, twice all-region, and first-team all-state in both baseball and basketball ... had a 2.08 ERA in high school and once struck out 16 batters against Hillcrest.
Transferred from Utah Valley State College, where he was coached by Steve Gardner (Weber State) ... compiled a 7-5 record with a 3.89 ERA ... pitched 83.1 innings for the Wolverines and tallied 87 strikeouts (school record for single season) in 14 starts ... set a school record of 21 consecutive scoreless innings in mid-season ... registered a pair of one hitters during that stretch.
Year ERA W-L APP GS CG SV IP H R ER BB SO
1997 6.75 0-1 4 1 0 0 8.0 12 9 6 5 6
2001 4.10 6-2 12 7 0 0 52.2 66 29 24 22 21
2002 6.86 6-5 18 15 0 0 80.0 112 83 61 38 42
1997 | Freshman Year
In 1997, he had four appearances for an 0-1 record with a 6.75
ERA in eight innings.
2001 | Junior Year
In 2001 he got off to a 5-1 start and was BYU's number two pitcher until breaking his hand at home in the Air Force series ... threw eight innings of three-hit
pitching against Kentucky at Tucson, Ariz., and retired the Wildcats in order in the first through fourth and seventh innings to earn a nomination to MWC Pitcher of the Week ... also recorded victories at Fresno State and Cal-Berkeley, both of
which made the NCAA Regional field ... pitched the final seven innings against New Mexico in the MWC Tournament which put BYU in the championship game.
2002 | Senior Year
Selected as an Academic All-MWC performer ... honored as a scholar-athlete by the Cougar Club ... allowed only one earned run in his victory over Air Force ... two of his victories came against UNLV ... gave the Cougars their first victory in eight attempts against San Diego State ... vs. SDSU in the Mountain West Conference Tournament in Provo he led BYU to a 6-4 victory, forcing a successful championship rematch.