Talented righthander who adds depth to the Tiger pitching staff ... solid righthander who could see action out of the bullpen ... could also be used as a starting pitcher ... has a very good changeup and an effective curveball ... one of four Howard County products on the Tigers’ roster ... high school teammate of junior Chris Acker at Atholton High School ... very good student who earned a berth on the Colonial Athletic Association Commissioner’s List ... pitched in the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League last summer and earned first team all-league honors as a relief pitcher ... pitched in seven games and compiled a 3-0 record with a 1.16 E.R.A. ... pitched 23.1 innings and issued only four walks with 20 strikeouts.
2012 SEASON: Appeared in 19 games as a freshman righthander ... made 15 relief appearances and made four starts ... posted a 1-2 record with a 6.85 E.R.A. ... pitched 47.1 innings and walked 24 batters with 28 strikeouts ... made 0.1 innings in season-opening win over The Citadel ... threw 1.2 innings of relief at Louisiana Lafayette and allowed two runs on three hits ... made first career start against UMBC and earned victory over the Retrievers ... pitched four innings of shutout ball, allowing one hit ... did not walk anyone and had six strikeouts ... pitched 2.1 innings of shutout ball in loss to Virginia Commonwealth ... suffered first loss in relief effort against George Washington, giving up two runs on three hits ... helped Tigers to 8-4 win over George Mason by pitching one run on three hits in two innings ... threw 0.2 innings of shutout ball in win at Delaware State ... made second start of season at Virginia and allowed three runs on four hits in three innings ... suffered second loss against the Cavaliers ... picthed 0.2 innings of relief at William & Mary ... allowed five runs on five hits in 3.2 innings of relief at George Washington ... made third start of season against Bucknell and earned a no-decision against the Bison ... pitched four innings against Bucknell and allowed five runs on three hits ... threw 2.2 innings at Elon ... helped Tigers to an 11-1 win over Georgia State by pitching two innings and giving up one run on two hits ... threw three innings of relief against Maryland and gave up four runs ... threw one inning at Northeastern and did not allow any runs ... allowed four runs in 2.2 innings of relief in loss at UNC Wilmington ... gave up three runs on seven hits in 4.2 innings against Hofstra ... tabbed to start biggest game of the season, the regular season finale against James Madison ... pitched well over four innings ... allowed only one run on eight hits with two strikeouts ... did not earn a decision in Tigers’ 4-3 victory that clinched a berth in the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament ... was very effective in 12-inning loss to Delaware in CAA Tournament ... pitched 3.1 innings of relief and allowed only one run on four hits with one strikeout.
BACKGROUND: Two-time All-Howard County selection at Atholton High School ... named All-County at catcher as a junior ... honored as Howard County Pitcher of the Year as a senior ... led the Raiders to a 19-3 record as a senior ... posted a 6-0 record with 0.54 E.R.A. in 2011 ... struck out 45 batters in 39 innings ... had 13 strikeouts in a win over River Hill High School ... also batted .333 as a senior with 16 runs scored and 14 runs batted in for Coach Kevin Kelly ... earned honorable mention All-Metro honors.
PERSONAL: Has one older brother ... career goal is to become a financial advisor ... favorite video game is “Call of Duty” ... lists “The Office” as his favorite TV show ... hobbies include watching movies ... parents are both Towson graduates ... father is a dentist ... mother is the office manager of a dental practice ... son of Michael and Joanne Beers ... born on May 26, 1993 in Olney, Md. ... major is finance.