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Thomas Burrows
Thomas Burrows

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Florence, Ala.

High School:
Mars Hill Bible School

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 225

Position:
LHP

Experience:
1L

B-T:
L-L



06/09/2014

Thomas Burrows Named First Team Freshman All-American by NCBWA

Burrows finishes 2014 season with 11 saves in a team-high 24 appearances

06/04/2014

Thomas Burrows Named Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball

Burrows finishes the 2014 season with 11 saves

05/27/2014

Three Alabama Baseball Players Earn All-SEC Honors

Ben Moore, Wade Wass and Thomas Burrows earn SEC postseason recognition

05/01/2014

The Battle Plan

This has been the most difficult week of the 13 months I have been at the University.

04/25/2014

Thomas Burrows Named to 2014 Pitcher of the Year Watch List

Burrows ranks fourth in the SEC and 24th in the country with eight saves

02/19/2014

Saint Louis Series Recap

Saint Louis Series Recap

LAST OUTING: Was charged with the loss in the Tide's final game of the year against Kennesaw State (6.2) ... allowed a pair of runs on four hits and three walks with a strikeout in 3.1 innings pitched.

FRESHMAN (2014)
Was named a Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball and the NCBWA ... was chosen as the relief pitcher for the All-SEC Freshman Team ... was a National Pitcher of the Year Watch List selection ... one of four freshmen that was named to the NCBWA Mid-Season Stopper of the Year Watch List ... was named SEC Freshman of the Week on 4.21, for the second time in 2014, after a save against UAB and two against No. 29 Tennessee ... for that week, held the opposition to a hit and two walks in 4.1 scoreless innings with six strikeouts ... also earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors on 3.17 after striking out five in 3.2 scoreless, hitless innings, htting only one batter over that span against Samford and No. 20 Kentucky ... led the team with 11 saves in 2014 ... the only pitcher in Alabama history with more saves in his freshman season was Ray Castillo (12 saves in 2013), while tying Lance Cormier's 11 saves as a freshman in 1999 ... went 4-2 with a 2.15 ERA and a .173 batting average against in a team-high 24 relief appearances in his freshman campaign ... lost a 9.1 inning scoreless, hitless streak against Arkansas (3.22) ... picked up his 10th save of the year after tossing the final 2.1 innings against No. 16 Mississippi State (5.17) ... held the Bulldogs to two hits and a walk with a strikeout ... held No. 5 Florida (5.4) to a run in 2.2 relief innings, scattering five hits over that span ... allowed one hit and struck out three in an eight-out save at No. 8 South Carolina (4.26) ... got the save after striking out one in a scoreless, one-hit inning at No. 29 Tennessee (4.19) ... got a five-out scoreless, hitless save at UAB (4.16) after striking out two and allowing a pair of walks ... notched his third save of the season agasint UL-Monroe (4.1) after striking out one in an unblemished ninth inning ... earned his second save of the season after blanking No. 9 Mississippi in the final 2.1 innings of the series opener (3.28) ... held the Rebels to one hit with a season-high four strikeouts ... earned his third win of the season after striking out one a perfect 10th inning against No. 20 Kentucky (3.15) ... pitched a perfect inning to close out Samford (3.11) ... struck out two of the three batters he retired ... was named MVP of the Capital City Classic in his win against Auburn (3.5) ... dealt three scoreless, no-hit innings with one walk and three strikeouts ... struck out the only batter he faced in relief at No. 10 Louisiana (2.28) ... dealt three shutout frames against Stephen F. Austin (2.21) ... struck out a pair of batters and allowed a hit and two walks ... picked up the win in his first career appearance against Saint Louis (2.15) ... struck out one in one scoreless, hitless inning.

NOTEWORTHY: Ranked as the state of Alabama's No. 2 left-handed pitcher and 13th overall in the state by Perfect Game USA ... also rated by PG as the 52nd lefty nationally ... named to the 2013 Rawlings Southeast All-Region Second Team ... named Alabama Sportswriter Association 3A Pitcher of the Year for 2013 and was part of the ASWA Super All-State team, as well as the ASWA 3A All-State team ... selected by USA Today to the 2013 American Family Insurance All-USA Alabama Baseball Team ... named 2013 Times Daily Player of the Year and Athlete of the Year ... posted a 12-1 record as a senior ... helped his team finish as the state runner-up in 2013 ... ASWA class 2A first team all-state selection in 2011 and 2012, as a first baseman ... named the Class 2A Hitter and Player of the Year by the ASWA in 2012 ... also named 2012 player of the year by the Times Daily ... selected to the Forrest Green North Squad for the 2012 Alabama Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Event ... helped MBHS earn its fourth state championship when he was named the most valuable player of the 2012 state tournament ... as a junior, led the team in hitting with a .484 average, nine home runs, 27 doubles and 77 RBI ... posted a 9-1 record on the mound in 2012 with two saves, a 0.88 ERA and 112 strikeouts in 63 innings, with one perfect game ... took home state finals MVP as part of the MHBS squad that won the state title in 2010 ... set the school record for RBI in a single season and became the school's all-time leader with 28 career home runs.

HIGH SCHOOL
Ranked as the state of Alabama's No. 2 left-handed pitcher and 13th overall in the state by Perfect Game USA ... also rated by PG as the 52nd lefty nationally ... named to the 2013 Rawlings Southeast All-Region Second Team ... named Alabama Sportswriter Association 3A Pitcher of the Year for 2013 and was part of the ASWA Super All-State team, as well as the ASWA 3A All-State team ... selected by USA Today to the 2013 American Family Insurance All-USA Alabama Baseball Team ... named 2013 Times Daily Player of the Year and Athlete of the Year ... posted a 12-1 record as a senior ... helped his team finish as the state runner-up in 2013 ... ASWA class 2A first team all-state selection in 2011 and 2012, as a first baseman ... named the Class 2A Hitter and Player of the Year by the ASWA in 2012 ... also named 2012 player of the year by the Times Daily ... selected to the Forrest Green North Squad for the 2012 Alabama Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Event ... helped MBHS earn its fourth state championship when he was named the most valuable player of the 2012 state tournament ... as a junior, led the team in hitting with a .484 average, nine home runs, 27 doubles and 77 RBI ... posted a 9-1 record on the mound in 2012 with two saves, a 0.88 ERA and 112 strikeouts in 63 innings, with one perfect game ... took home state finals MVP as part of the MHBS squad that won the state title in 2010 ... set the school record for RBI in a single season and became the school's all-time leader with 28 career home runs.

PERSONAL
Born Thomas Burrows on Sept. 14, 1994, in Florence, Ala. ... parents are Ed and Amy Burrows ... has one brother, Ben ... cousin Tom McCrary played defensive tackle for the Alabama football team from 1982-84.

     
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