Steady left-handed pitcher who can contribute as a starting pitcher or reliever ... smart pitcher who has a very effective changeup ... one of two lefthanders on the team ... has outstanding control ... very good student who was a member of the Colonial Athletic Association's Commissioner's List twice.
2012 SEASON: Pitched in 20 games and made eight starts ... moved into starting rotation when Brandon Gonnella was injured ... walked only eight batters in 50 innings of work ... posted a 2-5 record with a 6.48 E.R.A. ... had 21 strikeouts ... pitched 1.1 innings of scoreless relief against Liberty ... pitched one scoreless inning of relief in loss at Louisiana Lafayette ... allowed two runs on six hits in 3.2 innings of relief against Buffalo ... helped Tigers to win over Delaware State with 0.2 innings of scoreless relief ... pitched in both games at Virginia ... threw one scoreless inning of relief at William & Mary ... made first start of season against George Washington and suffered loss ... pitched three innings and gave up one run on four hits ... helped Tigers to a 14-10 win over Old Dominion with one scoreless inning of relief ... also pitched in 7-0 loss to ODU ... earned first win of season with three innings of relief in 10-8 victory over Bucknell ... gave up two runs on four hits with four strikeouts against Bison ... earned second win of season in starting role against Mount St. Mary's ... gave up one run on three hits in seven innings with five strikeouts against The Mount ... started against Georgia State and allowed three runs on six hits in four innings of loss ... pitched 0.1 innings of relief at Maryland ... pitched very well in start at Northeastern, allowing three unearned runs on seven hits in six innings ... received a no-decision in Northeastern's 5-4 win ... suffered loss at UNC Wilmington, allowing seven runs in five innings ... allowed three runs on six hits in 3.1 innings of loss to Hofstra ... started against James Madison and allowed four runs in two innings, a game Tigers rallied to win ... made final start of season against Virginia Commonwealth in CAA Tournament ... suffered loss to VCU, giving up six runs in 2.2 innings of work.
2011 SEASON: Appeared in seven games, all in relief ... pitched 11 innings and allowed four earned runs ... walked four batters and had four strikeouts ... posted a 1-0 record with a 3.27 E.R.A. ... did not allow a run in five consecutive appearances ...made first appearance at The Citadel and allowed two earned runs in two innings of work ... pitched one scoreless inning of relief against Marist ... also threw a scoreless inning of relief at No. 3 Virginia ... picked up first career victory by pitching scoreless ninth inning of Tigers' 10-9 walk-off win over UMBC ... helped Tigers to a 3-2 win over Maryland by pitching three scoreless innings of relief ... allowed only two hits and struck out two Terps ... allowed two runs in 2.2 innings of relief at UMBC.
BACKGROUND: All-conference pitcher who led Steinert High School to a 22-6 record in 2010 ... member of three straight conference championship teams for Coach Brian Giallella ... also helped the Knights win the 2009 County championship ... posted a 6-1 record as a senior, earning third team All-South Jersey notice ... compiled a 13-2 record in high school ... made 31 career appearances and pitched 107 innings ... struck out 90 batters with only 28 walks ... also had three saves ... posted a 1.64 career E.R.A. ... outstanding student who was a member of the National Honor Society and the Spanish National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Has one older brother ... career goal is to be an accountant ... hobbies include skeet shooting ... devoted fan of the Philadelphia Phillies ... favorite player is pitcher Roy Halladay of the Phillies ... enjoys playing Super Smash Bros. video game ... favorite TV show is "The Office" ... lists Mark Wahlberg as his favorite actor ... cousin, Christie Fink, plays soccer at Rowan ... father works in maintenance ... mother is a secretary ... son of Eric and Joan Paul ... born on August 14, 1992 in Princeton, N.J. ... major is accounting.