Crimson Tide gets another solid outing in Mike Oczypok
CAREER ACCOLADES 2014 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll 2013 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
SOPHOMORE (2014) Underwent season-ending Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery on March 18.
FRESHMAN (2013) Named to the 2013 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll ... finished his walk-on freshman campaign with a 5-2 record to tie for the most wins on the team ... across 12 appearances, including five starts, owned a 3.02 ERA (15 ER/44.2 IP), the lowest of any Alabama pitcher in the freshman class ... made three appearances in relief during SEC action, losing his only decision ... logged two starts during the postseason, posting a 1-1 record with a 1.72 ERA across a team-high 15.2 IP ... earned the win in all three of his midweek starts during the regular season ... blanked Savannah State over 7.0 innings of work to help Alabama stay alive in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional, giving up six hits with a walk and four strikeouts ... charged with the tough-luck loss vs. No. 2 LSU in the SEC Tournament, falling one strike short of earning the complete game victory (May 24) ... threw 8.2 innings in that game against the Tigers, allowing three runs on 10 hits ... earned his fourth win of the season in his third start of the year against Mississippi Valley State, going 5.0 innings and allowing three runs on seven hits with a season-high six strikeouts (May 7) ... picked up the win in his second collegiate start, giving up one run on five hits with two strikeouts over 6.0 innings of work against UAB on April 16 ... earned the win in his first collegiate start against Alcorn State, going 5.0 innings and surrendering one walk with one strikeout (April 10) ... earned his first win with the Tide against Southeastern Louisiana in relief, allowing one run on two hits with two strikeouts in one inning of work on April 2 ... made his first career appearance with the Crimson Tide against Memphis (March 12).
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA Helped Spring-Ford High School win the 2011 Pioneer Athletic Conference Championship his senior year ... started the championship game against the defending champions, the Owen J. Roberts Wildcats, and picked up the 4-3 win ... during his senior season, went 14-0 and had a 1.09 ERA for the Rams ... before the Class 4A Tournament, had allowed only one earned run in 44.0 innings ... struck out 106 batters overall in 2012, spanning 83.2 IP ... named the 2011 Pac-10 Player of the Year and the 2011 Southeast Pennsylvania Player of the Year ... was a first team all-state selection and a MaxPreps Second Team All-American in 2011 ... played some first base while at Spring-Ford and batted .388 as a junior ... also a 2011 First Team All-Pac-10 selection in golf at SFHS ... son of Dave and Lorri Oczypok ... has two younger brothers, John and Alex ... born Michael Oczypok on March 31, 1993.