Musketeers Win Two Conference Titles, Have 50 Named To All-BIG EAST Teams
Jernigan, Rizzie Each Crush Three-Run Homeruns
The Musketeers Face Vanderbilt On Friday, May 30
Elliott Named Tournament's Most Outstanding Player
Elliott Goes 2-For-4 With Two Hits And A Run
2014 BIG EAST All-Tournament Team
2014: Was named to the 2014 BIG EAST All-Tournament Team after throwing a complete-game, three-hit shutout against the No. 1-seed Creighton Bluejays to lead Xavier to the BIG EAST crown in its first season in the league ... Pitched seven-plus innings against No. 2-seed Oregon in the 2014 NCAA Nashville Regional, allowing five runs on seven hits with a career-high six strikeouts ... Posted 15.1 consecutive innings without allowing a run, a streak that began in the eighth inning of Xavier's May 9th game at Seton Hall and ended in the first inning of XU's NCAA Regional meeting with Oregon (June 1st) ... Earned first collegiate victory after throwing 6.2 innings against Miami (Ohio), allowing one run on three hits and a walk ... Finished season with a 5-4 record, 4.46 ERA, 28 strikeouts and 23 walks in 76.2 innings pitched.
Prior to Xavier: Played four years of varsity baseball as a starter at Jeffersonville High School in Jeffersonville, Ind. ... Threw a no-hitter against North Bullitt High School in 2013 ... News and Tribune 2013 Player of the Year ... 2011-2013 Hoosier Hills Conference First Team All-Conference ... 2012 IHSAA All-State Honorable Mention ... Helped Jeffersonville win a 2013 Hoosier Hills Conference, Sectional and Regional Championship and a 2012 Conference and Sectional Championship ... Member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Son of Dane and Jan Astle ... Father, Dane, played football at Virginia Tech ... Mother, Jan, swam at the University of Evansville ... One brother, Luke ... Sports Management major.