Freshman (2013) Named to the 2013 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll ... finished his walk-on freshman campaign with a 5-2 record to tie for the most wins on the team ... threw a total of 44.2 innings over 12 appearances and five starts ... held opponents to a .265 batting average and a 3.02 ERA, the lowest mark of any Alabama pitcher in the freshman class ... made three appearances in relief during SEC action, losing his only decision play ... made two starts during the postseason, posting a 1-1 record with a 1.72 ERA in a team-high 15.2 innings pitched ... earned the win in all three of his midweek starts during the regular season ... blanked Savannah State (6.1) for seven innings to keep Alabama alive in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional, giving up six hits with a walk and four strikeouts ... charged with the tough-luck loss as he fell one strike short of going the distance versus No. 2 LSU (5.24) in the SEC Tournament ... threw 8.2 innings in that game against the Tigers, allowing three runs on 10 hits with five strikeouts ... earned his fourth win of the season in his third start of the year, versus Mississippi Valley State (5.7), throwing five innings while allowing three runs on seven hits and no walks, with a season-high six strikeouts ... picked up the win in his second collegiate start, against UAB (4.16), after producing a "quality start" that included allowing one run on five hits and two walks with two strikeouts in 6.0 innings ... earned the win in five innings of scoreless no-hit baseball in his first collegiate start against Alcorn State (4.10), surrendering one walk with one strikeout ... pitched a scoreless inning of relief versus No. 9 Arkansas (4.5) ... earned his first win with the Tide against Southeastern Louisiana (4.2) in relief of Tucker Hawley, after allowing one run on two hits with two strikeouts in one inning of work ... made his third appearance of the season, against UAB (3.26), throwing two scoreless innings with three strikeouts ... threw two scoreless, hitless innings against Samford (3.19) in his second career appearance, allowing one hit batter with one strikeout ... made his first appearance on March 12 against Memphis, allowing two runs on five hits.
High School Helped Spring-Ford High School win the 2011 Pioneer Athletic Conference Championship his senior year ... started the championship game against the defending champions, Owen J. Roberts Wildcats, and picked up the win, 4-3 ... 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 innings ... also struck out 106 batters in 83.2 innings ... named the 2011 Pac-10 Player of the Year and the 2011 Southeast Pennsylvania Player of the Year ... also, a first team all-state and a MaxPreps second team All-American in 2011 .... played some first base while at Spring-Ford HS and batted .388 in 2011 ... also a 2011 first team All-Pac-10 selection in golf at Spring-Ford ... played summer ball for the Will Country CrackerJacks in 2012.
Personal Born Michael Oczypok on March 31, 1993 to parents Dave and Lorri Oczypok ... has two younger brothers, John and Alex ... a management major.