REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2013)
Finished the season with three appearances and 6.0 innings pitched, all out of the bullpen ... had a 1.50 ERA with a save and four strikeouts ... held opponents to a .190 batting average ... threw two innings against No. 1 Vanderbilt (5.16), allowing a run on a hit with two walks and a hit batter ... blanked Mississippi Valley State (5.7) over four innings for his first save of year and the second of his career, allowing two hits with four strikeouts ... made his first appearance of the season came in the series finale against No. 5 Louisville (3.10).
Missed the season after having Tommy John surgery on his left elbow.
Proved to be a strikeout artist, fanning 51 in 52.0 innings ... made 18 appearances, starting eight games with a 1-2 record and a 4.15 ERA ... batters hit a lowly .211 against the lefty ... made six appearances in SEC play and started two of those games ... struck out seven batters over 12.1 innings of work against league opponents ... Tallahassee Regional: Florida State-Game 2: pitched briefly in game two of the tournament against Florida State, walking two ... SEC Tournament: threw 5.2 innings in relief against Florida (May 26) in game two, allowing one run on four hits with three strikeouts ... Auburn: threw relief in game one of twinbill (May 14), allowing one earned run on one hit .... Mississippi State (G3): started series finale and went 5.2 innings, allowing two earned runs on seven hits while walking one and striking out five (May 1) ... Southern Mississippi: earned his first save of the season after 3.1 innings, allowing no runs and no hits while striking out five ... Florida: came in for an inning of relief in game one (April 22), allowing three earned runs on three hits while walking one ... MVSU: came in for 1.0 inning of relief, allowing two hits while striking out and walking one (April 13) ... Vanderbilt (G3): started the Sunday game (April 10) and went 2.2 innings, allowing three earned runs on three hits while walking four ... Samford: made his sixth start (April 5) going 2.0 innings, walking one and striking out three ... South Alabama: went 6.0 innings, allowing two runs - both earned - on four hits, walking one and striking out eight as the starter ... Kentucky: came in for 1.1 innings of relief, walking two and striking out one in game two of the series (March 26) ... Jacksonville State: threw 0.2 inning of relief walking two ... Mississippi: made his second relief appearance of the season, striking out one and walking one in 1.2 innings (March 20) ... Auburn (Riverwalk): as the starting pitcher, threw 6.0 innings, allowing two earned runs on four hits with eight strikeouts ... retired the last 10 batters he faced, striking out the final five ... Georgia (Coolray): made his third start of the season (March 9), going 4.0 innings, allowing six runs (five earned) on eight hits while striking out two ... Southern Mississippi: went 4.2 innings in his second start of the season, allowing four runs (three earned) on four hits while striking out and walking five ... USA Classic: came in for 1.1 innings of relief against Central Florida and allowed two runs on two hits ... Alabama State: made his first start of season (Feb. 23), getting the win after 5.0 no-hit innings, with nine strikeouts.
Split time as a starter and relief pitcher ... compiled a 3-2 record in his 14 appearances ... started nine games against Georgia, Stony Brook, Vanderbilt, Arkansas, Auburn, Kentucky, Mississippi Valley State, LSU and Georgia Tech ... had a 3-1 record as a starter ... worked 36 innings with 30 strikeouts ... made three postseason appearances, including starts against LSU (May 30) and Georgia Tech (June 7) ... those starts came in the SEC championship game and the Atlanta Regional championship game ... made ninth start of the year against No. 8 Georgia Tech ... retired all four batters he faced (3 K) in relief stint against Georgia Tech on June 5 ... made his eighth start of the season in the 2010 SEC Championship game against LSU on May 30 ... made his seventh start of the season against Mississippi Valley State on April 27 and notched his third win with a career-high 11-strikeout performance, working a season-high seven innings allowing four runs and seven hits with three walks ... struck out the side twice in that game ... his 11 strikeouts equaled the most by an Alabama pitcher in 2010 ... MVSU game was his first start since April 11 at Kentucky ... allowed season-high six hits in the start at Kentucky on April 11 ... made his first career SEC start against No. 16 Vanderbilt on March 21, with four-plus innings, three runs (2 earned), five hits, five walks and four strikeouts ... posted his second-longest outing (6 IP) of the season against Stony Brook on March 13, holding the Seawolves to one run and five hits with six strikeouts and one walk in the Tide's win ... made his first career start against No. 25 Georgia in a non-SEC game at Regions Park in Hoover on March 3 ... held the Bulldogs to two runs and four hits in four innings, with seven strikeouts and two walks (earned the win in the Tide's 13-2 victory) ... named Alabama Player of the Week by the coaching staff following his performance against the Bulldogs ... made his Alabama debut with a one-inning relief stint against Illinois-Chicago on Feb. 27, retiring the side in order with one strikeout.
A three-year starter for Columbus (Ga.) High School under Coach Bobby Howard ... posted an 18-4 (.818) record as a prep junior and senior ... posted a 9-2 record as a senior with a 3.35 ERA, 106 strikeouts and 34 walks ... also hit .407 with nine home runs and 49 RBI .... won the team's Black Jack Award for most outstanding pitcher ... earned most improved Hitter Award as a senior .... also named the Columbus High School Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... named to the Columbus-Ledger Enquirer All-Bi City Team ... preseason Louisville Slugger High School Preseason All American ... named Most Valuable Player at the 2009 LaGrange Tournament ... was 9-2 as a junior, with two saves and a 1.79 ERA ... recorded 80 strikeouts and 13 walks ... named to the Ledger-Enquirer 2008 All-Bi City Team ... also participated in the 2008 17-and-under BCS Finals, the 2008 WWBA 17-and-under National Championship and the 2007 16-and-under BCS Finals at the Perfect Game Showcase.
Full name is Preston Taylor Wolfe ... born on February 27, 1991 ... son of Dale and Lauren Wolfe ... has two siblings, Geordie and Olivia ... is a marketing major.