Louisville Baseball v Western Kentucky | Cancer Awareness Night
2014 Louisville Regional All-Tournament Team
2014: Closed first collegiate season with a 3-3 record, a 3.63 ERA and 47 strikeouts in 52.0 innings pitched, including nine starts and 14 total appearances. Allowed only one run on four hits with five strikeouts and no walks in six innings to earn the victory in Cardinals' 4-1 win over Kentucky in NCAA Regional title game. Had career-long outing working eight innings and allowing only one run on four hits with career-best 10 strikeouts in May 16 win against Cincinnati. Came out of the bullpen for 2.1 innings of shutout relief against UConn on April 27. Earned first collegiate victory against Western Kentucky on April 22 after allowing just one run on three hits with five strikeouts in seven innings in his fifth career start. Had career-high six strikeouts while allowing just one run on three hits in career-long six innings at Purdue on April 8. Pitched four shutout innings with two strikeouts and allowed only two hits in first career start at Western Kentucky on March 26. Made collegiate debut by striking out two in a perfect inning of relief at Indiana on March 19.
High School: All-State player and No. 2 rated left-handed pitcher in Midwest prior to undergoing Tommy John surgery in spring of 2013. Competed in East Coast Showcase and Area Code Games and was a Team USA invitee. Three-time All-Conference honoree. All Area Player of the Year as a sophomore in 2011. All-State Honorable Mention. Career wins and strikeouts leader and lowest all-time ERA and WHIP at New Albany High School. Posted career line of 24-2 record with 1.07 ERA and 259 strikeouts as a prep pitcher.
Personal: Born on July 10, 1994 in New Albany, Ind. Son of Bobby and Eldora Rogers. Has two siblings, Haley and Chase. Majoring in pre-education. Plans on playing professionally after college. Hobbies and interest include horse racing, golf and pick-up basketball. Favorite movies are Taken and Taken 2. Favorite foods are Chinese and Mexican. Favorite music is rap and hip-hop.