Sat out the 2014 season due to NCAA transfer rules...Played in the Northwoods League last summer for the Mankato Moondogs and posted a combined 6-5 record during the regular season and playoffs, totaling 42 strikeouts and just 14 walks over 80 1/3 innings and a 4.03 ERA.
Played two seasons at Louisiana-Lafayette and posted a 1-2 record with a 4.05 earned run average as a freshman with 32 strikeouts and nine walks over 40 innings of work in 20 relief appearances ... In 2013, he compiled a 4-2 record to go along with a save and a 5.63 ERA in 38 1/3 innings ... Fanned 21 and walked just five as he made 16 appearances, including one start
A three-time letterwinner at Acadiana High School for head coach Scott McCollough, Cockrell was a perfect 10-0 on the mound as a senior earning all-state honors while leading the Rams to the 5A State Quarterfinals ... As a junior in 2010, Cockrell went 8-5 with a 3.24 ERA and 64 strikeouts en route to earning first team All-Acadiana honors from The Daily Advertiser ... Also hit .281 with eight RBI and saw time at shortstop
Son of Brad and Karen Cockrell ... Has one older brother, Tucker ... Also has one younger brother, Brody ... Sport Coaching Education ... Born Sept. 9, 1993 in Lafayette.