The Xavier baseball team on a practice day at the A-10 Championship.
2007...provided quality innings out of the bullpen making 17 appearances and two starts...threw 37.2 innings on the season with a career-high five innings pitched at No. 21 Kentucky (2/28) and in his first career start as a Musketeer at No. 1 Vanderbilt (3/4)...had his best stretch of the season throwing 3.0 innings at Ohio State, giving up only one hit to preserve a 4-3 XU win...followed that with a 2.2 inning performance at Rhode Island allowing two hits and striking out a career-high four batters...had a stretch of four appearances where he allowed no runs over 7.2 innings pitched and allowed only four hits with four strikeouts during that time...picked up his first win as a Musketeer against rival Dayton (3/23) in an inning of relief and holding a 4-3 lead...tied for third on the team for most appearances
2006 (at Alabama Southern)...saw action on the mound in 14 relief appearances...had his longest outing of the season versus Lawson State (3/4) going 3.1 innings, allowing two earned on four hits with two strikeouts...finished the season with seven strikeouts in 14.2 innings pitched
2005 (at Alabama Southern)...pitched in 11 games on the season tallying 14.2 innings...notched seven strikeouts with only two walks on the season and picked up his first collegiate save versus Jones County Junior College (4/17) after throwing 1.2 scoreless innings...had a season-high two strikeouts against Longview Community College (3/14)
High School...three-year letterman at Zionsville High School where he played baseball for Coach Darryl Osborne...was team MVP, All-Conference, All-Metro Indianapolis, and All-Northern Indiana selection in baseball...also played varsity basketball
Personal...an advertising major...born Sept. 26, 1985 in Ft. Wayne, Ind...parents are Tom and Karen Cowden.
|Innings Pitched||5.0||Twice; last at Vanderbilt (March 4, 2007)|
|Strikeouts||4||at Rhode Island (April 29, 2007)|
|Earned Runs||6||Twice; Most Recent at Western Carolina (March 11, 2007)|
|Walks||5||at Western Carolina (March 11, 2007)|