Ended the season 2-0 with a 3.00 earned run average, striking out 15 batters in 15.0 innings pitched…started all four weekend series finales for the Seminoles…opponents hit just .169 against the right-hander…best performance came in his season debut against Niagara when he struck out seven and allowed just two hits in 5.0 innings…struck out the Purple Eagles in order in the third inning…returned the next weekend and K’d six Cincinnati batters in 5.0 innings…had no decisions in his last two starts against No. 3 Texas Tech and No. 12 Duke.
Finished 9-6 with a 3.64 earned run average in 25 appearances and eight starts…struck out 71 batters in 64.1 innings pitched…opponents hit just .228 against the right-hander…ACC Pitcher of the Week and a Collegiate Baseball national pitcher of the week in mid-April…combined for 20 strikeouts in 12.1 innings pitched against Florida and Clemson…against the Gators, allowed one unearned run, two hits and struck out nine in 7.0 innings…against the Tigers, struck out 11 batters in 5.1 relief innings, earning the win…his 11 strikeouts out of the bullpen were the most for a Seminole reliever since Zach Diaz had 12 in 5.2 innings in 1997…first two career starts came against the Gators…did not allow an earned run in 10 innings against Florida, striking out 12…entered the weekend rotation late in the season and was FSU’s third starter in the Athens Regional, giving up just one run in a career-high 7.0 innings pitched to defeat No. 4 national seed Georgia…gave up two runs in five innings against Texas Tech in the College World Series…part of a combined no-hitter on Opening Day against Maine, striking out four batters in three innings…tied for fourth in the ACC with nine wins.
Made 22 appearances out of the bullpen, striking out 33 batters in 29.0 innings with a 4-3 record and 4.34 earned run average…opponents hit just .192 against the right-hander…struck out five of six batters faced against Xavier (2/18) in his first appearance as a Seminole…struck out three batters in 2.0 innings against Samford (6/1) in the NCAA Tournament…pitched a season-high 2.2 innings against Duke (4/14)…earned his first win against USF (2/20), pitching a scoreless inning in FSU’s 5-2 win…also got wins against UNC Asheville (3/3), Louisville (3/30) and Boston College (4/20)…did not allow run in half (11) of his appearances…picked up two saves in consecutive appearances against Notre Dame (3/18) and UCF (3/20).
Ranked No. 151 in the Perfect Game National Rankings…third team All-American and a first team All-Region pick out of Tampa Catholic…had a 3.20 earned run average with 50 strikeouts in 48 innings…Tampa Catholic’s Cy Young Award winner (2016 and 2017), team MVP and the Tampa Catholic Male Scholar Athlete of the Year…part of the 17U National Team Development Program through Team USA…parents are Thomas and Wendy Grady…majoring in criminology…born October 31, 1998.