Mike Oczypok throws five no-hit innings in first collegiate start
CAREER ACCOLADES 2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
SOPHOMORE (2014) Made 32 appearances, including 15 starts, during the 2014 season ... started 14 contests at third base and one at second ... finished with a .283 average, including one home run, five RBI and a .391 OBP ... posted a career-high four hits at Jacksonville State on May 13 ... earned all three starts at third base from April 13-16, hitting .545 (6-11) with a pair of runs scored ... as a pinch-runner, accounted for the game-winning run in extra innings against No. 20 Kentucky (March 15) ... recorded the Crimson Tide's first homer of the 2014 season against Saint Louis on Feb. 15 ... the home run against SLU was also the first of his career.
FRESHMAN (2013) Capped off his first season at Alabama hitting a solid .308 (4-13) with a RBI and four runs scored ... appeared in 12 games, twice as a starter ... both of his starts came at third base, once against Alcorn State (April 9) and the other against UAB (April 16) ... was a late-inning defensive replacement at second base three times ... appeared in five games off the bench during SEC play ... as a pinch-runner, scored the game-winning run in Alabama's 7-5, 10-inning victory over 18th ranked Ole Miss in the SEC Tournament ... reached base a season-high three times on a single and two walks while recording one run in his start against UAB on April 16 ... made his first career start versus Alcorn State, going 2-for-4 in the contest (April 9) ... drew his first walk of the season and scored a run vs. Southeastern Louisiana on April 2 ... registered his first career hit, run and RBI in the Tennessee series, with his RBI base hit coming in the series finale (March 17) ... made an appearance as a defensive replacement at third base in game two of the season-opening series with Virginia Military Institute (Feb. 16).
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA Attended Evangel Christian Academy in Shreveport, La. ... helped ECA win Class 2A state championships in 2009 and 2011, while claiming three consecutive District I championships from 2009-11 ... hit .432 as a senior with 42 RBI and a .508 on-base percentage ... was named First Team All-District and All-City in 2012 ... 2012 Class 2A First Team All-State selection by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association ... selected to the 2012 LHSCA All-Star Game ... played on the Mets Scout team in 2011 with future Alabama teammate Mikey White ... his high school coach was former major-leaguer Tim Hulett ... also competed in tennis and football at ECA ... was a member of the student council throughout high school ... son of Romy and Christine Cucjen ... has two sisters, Camille and Alissa ... father, Romy, played professional baseball at the AAA level and collegiately at Arizona State ... cousin, Kelly Majam, was a four-year starter in center field for the University of Hawai'i softball team from 2010-13 ... born Daniel James Cucjen on May 4, 1993.