Returns to the lineup this season after sitting out last year with a medical redshirt after having Tommy John surgery in the spring of 2005 ... Didn't throw much during the fall due to soreness but looks to be ready for the spring season ... If he can get back to where he was, he
will compete for a position in the starting rotation ...Throws three pitches for strikes, including an outstanding breaking ball ... Mixes his speeds well ...
2006 (Jr.): Received a medical redshirt ...
2005 (So.): In the midst of an outstanding season when he sustained an elbow injury at East Carolina on April 8 ... Made eight starts before his season ended ... Posted a 4-1 record with a 3.62 ERA in 54.2 innings pitched ... Registered 60 strikeouts, the third most on the team, walked 19 batters and opponents hit a team-low .223 against him ... Five games with five or more strikeouts ... Two complete games and two double-figure strikeouts ... Even though he dropped the decision, he pitched a complete-game against McNeese State (2/26), giving up three runs on six hits, walking one and striking out a career-high 13 batters ... Pitched seven strong innings at Lamar (3/6), giving up two runs on six hits, walking two and striking out four in a no-decision
...Struck out five in five innings against Marshall (2/20), giving up three runs on six hits and walked two ... Pitched a complete-game victory at Memphis (4/1), giving up one run on seven hits, walking three and striking out 10 batters ... Earned his second win against Arkansas State (3/14), registering 7.1 innings, giving up three runs on five hits, two walks and six strikeouts ... Struck out eight batters in 4.2 innings at East Carolina (4/8), giving up three runs on four hits and walking three batters ...
2004 (Fr.): Made 20 appearances and started five ... Pitched 45.1 innings and finished with a 3-4 record and a 4.37 ERA with one shutout, combined for another shutout and posted one save ... Struck out 46 batters, walked 20 and opponents hit .237 against him ...Fanned four or more batters five times ... In Conference USA action, he was 1-1 with a 4.50 ERA in 18.0 innings pitched ... Struck out 18, walked seven and opponents hit .247 against him ... Recorded a seven-inning shutout in the Conference USA Tournament against Memphis (5/28), giving up three hits and striking out a career-high eight batters ... Gave up one run on six hits and striking out five over seven innings against Louisville (5/9) ... Picked up his first win in relief against TCU (4/2), giving up one hit, walking three and striking out three in 2.2 innings ... Picked up his second win at Ole Miss (4/20), pitching five innings, giving up three earned runs on seven hits, walking three and striking out two in an 8-4 victory ... Recorded a save at USF (3/28), pitching three innings, giving up three hits, walking one and striking out four ... Struck out four in two innings of relief against Houston (3/19) ... Struck out four in 1.2 innings of work at McNeese State (3/7) ...
Prep: Three-year letterwinner as a pitcher and outfielder for Coach Kelley Greer at Clinton High School ... Helped Clinton finish with a 25-8 record as a senior and a second-round appearance in the state playoffs ... Named Second-Team All-State and First-Team All-Metro by The Clarion Ledger... Selected to the Mississippi Association of Coaches First-Team All-State ... Finished with a 7-1 record with a 2.86 ERA and struck out 71, while walking 15 ... He hit .352 with 12 doubles, three home runs and a team-leading 32 RBIs ... For his career, he posted a 17-8 record with a 3.22 ERA ... He struck out 215 and walked 68 ... He also hit .323 with 26 doubles, 12 home runs and 84 RBIs over his career ... Named to the 2003 Mississippi High School Activities Association 4A/5A all-star game and was the gold medal winner at the state games of Mississippi in 2002 ... Also a three-year letterwinner in football as a quarterback ... An all-region selection, he was a team captain and named the team's best offensive back ... Named first-team allregion
... Clinton High School's Most Outstanding Male Athlete as a senior ... Named to Who's Who
Among High School Students, Who's Who Among National High School Athletes and the National
Honor Society ...
Personal: Son of Mike, Sr., and Karin Coleman ... Majoring in business administration
... Enjoys fishing and participating in other sports ... Born Feb. 23, 1985.
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