Outlook for 2007: Joined the Tigers this fall after transferring from Birmingham Southern...A competitive strike thrower who possesses good athletic skills on the mound...Should be in the mix to pitch in a significant role possibly out of the Tigers bullpen or in the rotation...Coaches like his mound demeanor, mound presence, and athleticism.
Birmingham Southern: 2006 (Sophomore): Went 3-3 with a 6.23 ERA in 14 appearances on the year...Made six starts...Struck out 26 in 39 innings of work...Was 1-0 in four outings in Big South play...Logged 8.1 innings of action and fanned eight...Held opponents to a .207 average and posted a 2.16 ERA in league competition...Allowed two runs, scattered six hits and struck out six in 7.2 innings vs. UAB (3/7/06)...Shutout Jacksonville State (3/13/04) through five innings to pick up his first win of the year...2005 (Freshman): Went 4-1 with a 3.86 ERA, winning the first four starts of his career...Started in five games with 15 overall appearances...Had 20 strikeouts and seven walks in 37.1 innings...Opponents batted .263 against and he combined on two shutouts...Right-handed hitters hit .268 and he averaged 2.49 innings per outing...Pitched five innings, allowing one unearned run on five hits with four strikeouts in his first collegiate start against Alabama A&M (3/2)...Went five innings, allowing no runs on two hits with three strikeouts in second career start against UT-Martin (3/16)...Had two-plus strikeouts in six of 15 appearances....Played summer baseball with teammate Casey Bond for the Highland Park Blue Sox in the Texas Collegiate League...Pitched in nine games, making eight starts...Went 4-3 with 4.19 ERA and 21 strikeouts in 53.2 innings.
Summer 2006: Played for the Highland Blue Sox of the Texas Collegiate League...A Texas Collegiate League All-Star performer, Doll went 5-3 with a 1.70 ERA for the Highland Park Blue Sox of the Texas Collegiate League...Tossed complete games in four of his nine starts...Fanned 50 in 63.2 innings of work.
Prep: A highly-decorated player for Jim Cahill at North Forsyth High School in Cumming, Ga...Started all four years...Helped the Raiders to the elite 8 in the Georgia State playoffs...Voted Most Valuable Player (Junior) and Most Valuable Pitcher (Senior)...Earned All-County and All-Region (Junior & Senior) and All-Area (Senior) honors...Voted to the Georgia Dugout Club All-tournament Team...Set single-season strikeout (88) and ERA (1.19) marks...Owns the career strikeout (186) and career ERA (1.56) records...Went 8-2 with a 1.45 ERA, two saves and 88 strikeouts in 15 outings in 2004...Finished career with an 18-6 record and five saves, pitching 171.1 innings during his career...Helped the East Cobb Astros summer team to CABA World Series and the AAU Jr. Olympics National titles in 2002...Helped the East Cobb Braves (Atlanta Braves Scout Team) to the Perfect Game/World Wood Bat Association Junior Division National title in 2003...Earned MVP Pitcher of East Cobb Braves 18's team...Named to the National Honor Roll and was a member of the Student Council in 2003-04...Graduate of Forsyth County Young Leadership program of the Chamber of Commerce...Named to Who's, Who Among American High School Students.
Personal: Full name is Mark Steven Doll...Son of Mike and Anna Doll...Was a teammate of Eric Farrell at Birmingham Southern...Majoring in communication.