CAREER ACCOLADES 2014 Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American 2014 NCBWA Freshman All-American 2014 SEC All-Freshman Team
FRESHMAN (2014) Was named a Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball and the NCBWA ... also chosen as the relief pitcher on the Southeastern Conference All-Freshman Team ... one of four freshmen that was named to the NCBWA Mid-Season Stopper of the Year Watch List ... named SEC Freshman of the Week on April 21 - his second time in 2014 - after recording one save against UAB and two at No. 29 Tennessee ... in that week's contests, he tossed 4.1 scoreless IP with six strikeouts while allowing just one hit ... also earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors on March 17 after striking out five in 3.2 scoreless, hitless IP against Samford and the No. 20 Kentucky Wildcats ... led the 2014 team in saves with 11 ... finished the season tied with Lance Cormier (1999) for saves in a freshman season with 11, one short of teammate Ray Castillo's 12 in 2013 ... owned a 4-2 record with a 2.15 ERA (9 ER/37.2 IP) and a .173 average against in a team-high 24 relief appearances ... picked up his 10th save of the year after tossing the final 2.1 IP against No. 16 Mississippi State on May 17 ... allowed one hit and struck out three in an eight-out save at No. 8 South Carolina on April 26 ... registered the save after striking out one in a scoreless, one-hit inning at No. 29 Tennessee (April 19) ... got a five-out hitless save versus UAB inside Regions Field on April 16 ... notched his third save of the season against UL-Monroe after striking out one in an unblemished ninth inning (April 1) ... earned his second save of the season after blanking No. 9 Ole Miss in the final 2.1 innings of the series opener on March 28 ... earned his third win of the season after striking out one in a perfect 10th inning against No. 20 Kentucky (March 15) ... pitched a perfect final inning to close out Samford on March 11 ... was named MVP of the Capital City Classic in the win versus Auburn for his 3.0 scoreless, no-hit IP with three strikeouts (March 5) ... picked up the win in his first career appearance against Saint Louis on Feb. 15, striking out one and allowing no hits.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA 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 best 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 at Mars Hill Bible School ... 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 ABCA All-Star Event ... helped MBHS earn its fourth state championship when he was named the MVP of the 2012 state tournament ... as a junior, led the team in hitting with a .484 average, 27 doubles, nine home runs and 77 RBI ... posted a 9-1 record on the mound in 2012, including a perfect game, two saves, a 0.88 ERA and 112 strikeouts in 63.0 IP ... 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 ... parents are Ed and Amy Burrows ... has one brother, Ben ... cousin Tom McCrary played defensive tackle for Alabama from 1982-84 ... born Thomas Burrows on Sept. 14, 1994, in Florence, Ala.