Crimson Tide held to just four hits in loss to Trojans
SOPHOMORE (2012): In six appearances he had a 1-0 record with a 7.20 ERA ... Recorded seven strikeouts in a total of 10.0 innings pitched ... held opponents to a .250 batting average ... Made two appearances during SEC play totaling 4.0 innings ... had four strikeouts while holding opponents to a .154 average in SEC outings ... In his first SEC appearance, he tossed a career-high 3.1 scoreless innings in relief against Mississippi State (May 4), allowing no hits while striking out a career-high four batters ... Allowed a run on a hit and two walks in 1.0 inning of work at Samford (April 24) ... Made his second appearance of the season, earning his first career win against Samford (March 14), striking out two and allowing one run on three hits ... Pitched two scoreless innings against Southern Mississippi (Feb. 29) in his first career appearance at Alabama, had one strikeout and two walks.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Appeared in 43 games for Wallace State Community College in 2011 ... posted a .298 batting average with six home runs and 36 RBI ... also had 11 doubles and two triples with 16 walks ... made three appearances on the mound, throwing 4.0 innings with three strikeouts ... redshirted the 2010 season after having elbow surgery.
HIGH SCHOOL: Participated in the East/West All Star Game in 2008 and 2009 ... was named Hitter of the Year in 2009 by The Birmingham News ... ... was named All-State in both 2008 and 2009 ... was named Super All-State in 2009 ... participated in the North/South All Star Game in 2008 ... was a member of the Alabama Top 100 from 2007-2009
PERSONAL: Born Chazz Alan Otwell on August 18, 1990, in Pleasant Grove, Ala. ... is the son of Jack and Rita Otwell ... has an older brother named Cameron...majoring in Healthcare Management.