58 Student-Athletes Receive Degrees in Spring Graduation
JUNIOR (2014) Totaled 41.1 innings spanning 22 relief appearances and one start in 2014 ... combined for 7.1 IP in a relief appearance (May 30) and a start against Kennesaw State during the NCAA Tallahassee Regional (June 2) ... picked up his second win of the season after allowing one hit and a walk in 2.1 scoreless IP at Tennessee (April 19) ... picked up the win in relief at Arkansas, holding the Razorbacks to two hits and a walk with a strikeout in 4.0 IP on March 21 ... had a strikeout during a hitless eighth inning to help complete Alabama's first combined no-hitter since 1942 in the second game of the three-game series against Mississippi Valley State (March 8) ... struck out one in a perfect inning at No. 10 Louisiana-Lafayette on Feb. 28.
SOPHOMORE (2013) Finished his sophomore campaign with a 2-1 record and one save ... compiled a 1.61 ERA (5 ER/28.0 IP) with a .215 opponent average ... made 15 appearances, all in relief ... yielded only five runs all season, allowing two runs over his last 20.1 innings of work for a 0.88 ERA over that stretch ... only Crimson Tide pitcher to make multiple appearances in the SEC Tournament, shutting out the opponents in 5.1 IP ... seized the moment with the best game of his career in a postseason elimination game against Auburn, allowing four hits and a walk in a career-high 5.0 scoreless innings (May 21) ... blanked top-ranked Vanderbilt for an inning to earn his first win of the season on May 17 ... shut out No. 25 Troy for 3.0 innings, allowing two hits with one strikeout (May 8) ... retired the final five batters, one via strikeout, to notch his first career save in 7-4 win over UAB on April 16 ... threw 3.2 scoreless IP vs. Tulane in his first action of the season (March 2).
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2012) In 18 appearances, finished the season with a 4.95 ERA (11 ER/20.0 IP), going 1-1 over 18 relief appearances ... allowed only three extra-base hits all season ... held opponents to a .190 batting average during SEC play ... logged 10 appearances in conference action with 12.1 total innings ... picked up his first win against Georgia when he pitched 1.2 innings, allowing only one walk after facing six batters (May 19) ... in his longest appearance of the season, threw 2.0 innings against Arkansas on March 18, allowing one earned run on one hit with two strikeouts ... made his second appearance of the season against Arkansas-Pine Bluff, throwing a shutout inning with one strikeout (Feb. 26) ... returned to the field on Feb. 19 against Florida Atlantic for the first time since having Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery in March of 2011 ... retired two batters in that return against the Owls, allowing one run on two hits.
FRESHMAN (2011) Showed early promise but had season-ending reconstructive surgery on his elbow in March ... went 2.0 IP against UAB, allowing one earned run on three hits with one strikeout (March 22) ... made two appearances in the series against Eastern Illinois, throwing the final 2.0 innings in game two, allowing no runs on two hits with three strikeouts vs. the Panthers on March 12 ... earned his first win after striking out the only batter he faced in the ninth inning of the series opener vs. Eastern Illinois (March 11) ... made his Crimson Tide debut against Alcorn State, going 1.0 IP and recording one punchout on Feb. 20.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA Attended three major high school showcases in the summers of 2008 and 2009 ... one of eight Alabama signees to participate in the 2008 Perfect Game National Showcase at the Metrodome in Minneapolis ... named the top prospect in the 2009 Perfect Game Southeast Underclassmen Showcase ... later participated in the Perfect Game National Underclassmen Showcase in Fort Myers, Fla. ... compiled a 14-3 record during his 10th and 11th grade seasons at Russell County High School ... recorded 139 strikeouts in 102.1 innings over his final two high school seasons ... posted an 8-2 record as a junior with a 1.25 ERA for the Warriors, recording 78 strikeouts over 55.1 IP ... played for the elite East Cobb Braves in the summer of 2009, winning the 18-and-under WWBA National Championship in a 194-team field ... posted a 9-1 record with a 2.50 ERA in the summer of 2010 ... as a sophomore at RCHS, compiled a 6-1 record with a 2.60 ERA, including four saves ... high school coach was Tony Rasmus, father of major leaguer Colby Rasmus ... son of D.J. and Kelly Shaw ... born Donald Wayne Shaw, III on Feb. 20, 1992.