Mike Oczypok throws five no-hit innings in first collegiate start
CAREER ACCOLADES 2014 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll 2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
JUNIOR (2015) Suffered an elbow injury in the May 15 contest against Vanderbilt to cut his junior season short ... made 18 appearances overall across 21.0 IP with 18 strikeouts, all career-highs for the junior ... went 1-1 and owned a 3.86 ERA (9 ER/21.0 IP) while limiting opposing hitters to a team-low .197 average ... notched at least one strikeout in 12 of his outings ... did not allow a run across his first five appearances of the season. Maryland Eastern Shore (2/15): Worked 1.0 inning in his first appearance of 2015. Lipscomb (3/7): Tossed 2.0 innings, striking out two and walking one. Georgia (4/10): Earned his first win of the season in the series-opener with the Bulldogs ... tossed 1.1 innings while allowing a hit and walk before the Tide rallied in the 11th for the game-winning run. UAB (4/14): Went 1.0 inning, striking out two Blazers in the nationally televised contest. Alabama A&M (5/5): Struck out a season-high three batters across his inning of work in game two of the doubleheader. Vanderbilt (5/15): Tossed 0.2 IP before exiting with an injury that would end his season.
SOPHOMORE (2014) Made 11 appearances in 2014 ... also appeared as a pinch-hitter three times during the season, including the March 11 game against Samford when he remained in the game to play first base. Stephen F. Austin (2/22): Pitched the final inning of a combined shutout over Stephen F. Austin, finishing the game with a 1-2-3 inning. Texas A&M (4/5): Struck out one across a scoreless frame in College Station. Southern Miss (4/22): Threw the final 1.2 innings against the Golden Eagles, striking out one. Florida (5/2): Limited No. 5 Gators to a hit in 0.2 scoreless innings.
FRESHMAN (2013) Named to the 2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll ... finished his freshman campaign with a 2-1 record and a 3.65 ERA in 12.1 IP ... made four relief appearances in SEC play, posting one win and a 2.08 ERA against conference competition. Virginia Military Institute (2/16): Made his Alabama debut in game two of the season-opening series with VMI, earning a pinch-hit walk in the game. Tulane (3/2): Made the first start of his career, slotted in the lineup as the designated hitter. Samford (2/26): Threw 2.0 scoreless innings, including four punchouts, to earn his first career win. Louisville (3/8): Went 2.1 scoreless IP and struck out two in the series opener at the fifth-ranked Cardinals. Missouri (5/12): Earned the second win of his career after pitching 2.1 scoreless IP in the finale against the Tigers ... combined for three scoreless innings of relief in back-to-back games in that Mizzou series.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA Was a 2012 preseason Southeast All-Region Second Team selection by Perfect Game USA ... ranked as the No. 14 prospect in Alabama and No. 275 nationally by PG ... named to the 2012 Alabama Top-100 Players list ... as a junior at Edgewood Academy, hit .495 with 10 doubles, nine home runs and 50 RBI, helping his team post a 39-3 overall record in 2011 ... a two-time all-state selection ... named the Alabama Independent School Association 2011 Class 2A First Team catcher by the Alabama Sports Writers Association ... invited to the MLB East Coach Showcase in Florida during the summer of 2011 ... boasted a mid-90s fastball and posted a 7-2 record with a 2.09 ERA as a junior ... 2011 Perfect Game USA Third Team Preseason High School Underclassmen All-American ... helped Edgewood Academy win three consecutive state titles ... participated in BETA Club and the National Honor Society ... son of John and Denise Greer ... has two younger sisters, Rhyan and Rhylee ... uncle Scott Lyons played football at Alabama ... born Mitchell Keith Greer on Aug. 11, 1993 ... majoring in criminal justice.