Crimson Tide gives up three in the 16th inning to fall to No. 2 LSU, 11-8
Crimson Tide defeats Tigers 4-3 for first win over top-five opponent in two years
Crimson Tide to honor the 1983 CWS Team on Saturday
The second game of the season between Crimson Tide and Blazers set for 6:05 PM
FRESHMAN (2012): Named the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week on April 30 ... made 15 appearances and 10, including one "quality start" at South Carolina (April 3) ... posted a 2-6 record with a 5.60 ERA in 53.0 innings pitched ... was 1-4 during SEC play in seven appearances and five starts ... recorded 18 strikeouts in 25.1 innings while holding SEC opponents to a .286 batting average ... gave the Tide 5.2 innings in the series opener against Mississippi State (May 4), but took the loss after allowing three earned runs on seven hits with a walk and two strikeouts ... named the SEC Freshman of the Week on April 30 after throwing 7.0 hitless and scoreless innings against No. 4 South Carolina on April 27 ... in his second career SEC start, threw seven innings of no-hit baseball against the Gamecocks, before lightning halted that game and was suspended ... he allowed no runs with five strikeouts while walking four and hitting one batter ... won his first career SEC start against Vanderbilt (April 20), allowing no earned runs on six hits, walking two and striking out a season-high tying six batters in 5.1 innings ... in his start against UAB (April 10), he allowed two runs on three hits in the first inning, but did not allow a run over his next four innings, gave up to walks with four strikeouts ... started at South Alabama (April 3), throwing 6.0 innings and earning his first career win at Alabama ... threw a scoreless eighth inning against No. 4 Arkansas (March 18) in the series finale, allowing one walk and one hit ... pitched an inning of relief against Oral Roberts (March 11), allowing one hit ... gave the Tide 3.2 innings and suffered the loss against Auburn in the Capital City Classic (March 6), allowing four earned runs on six hits with two walks and six strikeouts ... made his first career start throwing 5.0 innings against South Alabama (Feb. 28), allowed three hits with four walks and four strikeouts, but didn't allow any runs to the Jaguars ... threw a scoreless inning in relief against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Feb. 24) ... in his first appearance, he threw 3.0 innings, allowing three runs on five hits, with three strikeouts and a walk against Florida Atlantic (Feb. 18).
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered three years in baseball at Madison County High School, as a pitcher and first baseman ... finished his senior season with a .433 batting average, with eight home runs and 34 RBI ... posted a 2.03 ERA while holding opponents to a .208 batting average in 2011 ... recorded 69 strikeouts in 41.1 innings pitched as a senior ... had at least 10 strikeouts four times, including 12 in six innings in a 4-0 win over Olive Branch HS ... registered back-to-back complete game outings against Warren Central and Oak Grove, recording 10 and 11 strikeouts respectively ... named a preseason Southeast Region Second Team All-American and a Honorable Mention All-American by Perfect Game in 2011 ... helped Madison Central High School win a state championship in 2009.
PERSONAL: Born Spencer Ketcham Turnbull on September 18, 1992, in Demopolis, Ala. ... is the son of Jim and Missy Turnbull ... father attended the University of Delaware and his mother is an Alabama graduate ... has two younger sisters, Maggie and Lily ... is an education major.