High school: Played for coach Mike Cameron at Moeller High School ... Named all-state and All-America as a senior in 2005 after posting a 10-1 record and a 1.06 ERA ... Allowed just 34 hits and 19 walks in 65 2/3 innings while striking out 97 ... Led Moeller to a 25-6 final record and a berth in the Ohio Division I high school regionals ... Tossed a no-hitter against Vandalia Butler in the state playoffs ... Was High School All-American by Collegiate Baseball magazine and Louisville Slugger ... Was named first-team all-state, first-team all-conference and first-team all-city ... Was a first-team all-conference selection as a junior after helping lead Moeller to a 28-3 record and the Ohio Division I state championship ... Finished his career with a 20-1 record ... Entered the 2005 season ranked as the No. 23 lefthanded pitcher in the country by teamonebaseball.com ... Had a perfect 8-0 record and a 0.43 ERA, which was the 12th best ERA?in the history of Ohio high school baseball ... Allowed 28 hits, walked 26 and struck out 81 in 48 2/3 innings ... Started and got the win in the state championship game, carrying a no-hitter into the sixth inning before allowing one earned run on two hits in 5 2/3 total innings ... Was an honorable-mention all-league pick as a sophomore after compiling a 2-0 record with one save and a 0.32 ERA in 22 innings ... Allowed just one earned run on nine hits in 22 innings while walking seven and striking out 25 ... Played for Team Ohio in the 2004 Sunbelt Classic ... Played in the East Coast Pro Showcase in 2004 ... Played for Team One National in 2004 ... Was a teammate at Moeller of current Wolfpack baseball and basketball player Andrew Brackman.
Personal: Born July 16, 1987 ... Enrolled in the First-Year College.