Tigers score six runs over final three at-bats and hold off ECU rally for series opener win
2012 Made nine appearances including two starts ... Finished with a 12.64 ERA in 15.2 innings of work ... Allowed three earned runs on seven hits in 4-2 loss to SIU-Edwardsville (2/17) ... Allowed no earned runs in two-thirds innings of relief at UL-Monroe (3/7) ... Allowed one hit and no runs in 1.2 innings at Middle Tennessee (3/28) ... Allowed one hit in 1.1 innings at Missouri (5/12).
2011 Regular weekend starter as he made 14 starts for the Tigers...Finished with a 4-3 record and a 4.99 ERA...Pitched 70.1 innings, including five outings of six-plus innings...Had four quality starts during the season and picked up two wins, one loss and a no decision in those starts...Picked up his first win in the 13-7 victory at Kennesaw State (2/27/11)...Pitched seven strong innings and allowed two runs on five hits and earned his second win as Memphis beat Saint Peter's 6-2 (3/12/11)...After earning a third win of the year against Eastern Illinois, pitched seven innings of one-hit ball and allowed one run as Memphis earned a sweep at UAB with a 6-1 victory (4/17/11).
2010 Redshirted the 2010 season.
(2009) Tennessee Made only one appearance as a freshman...Worked one inning vs. Radford (3/3/09)...Allowed one run on one hit while walking two...Finished season with 9.00 ERA.
Prep Was a five-year letterman for head coach Brad Dyer at University School of Jackson (USJ) in Jackson, Tenn...Compiled a 53-3 record in high school...Led the Bruins to district, regional and sectional championships as a senior in 2008 while posting a 9-1 record...As a junior in 2007, went 14-1 with 109 strikeouts and a 1.87 ERA...Hit .413 with six home runs and 53 RBI...Went 10-2 as a sophomore in 2006 with a 1.67 ERA...Logged an 11-0 record as a freshman in 2005 and earned the win in the Class A state championship game...Tied a TSSAA record in 2005 with two home runs in a state tournament game...Also played for the Bruins' varsity squad as an eighth grader...Was a four-time Class A All-State selection and also earned multiple All-Region and All-District honors...Helped lead USJ to state runner up finishes as a sophomore and junior...Earned the Jackson Sun's All-West Tennessee Spring Sports Award in 2007 and was named to the Jackson Sun's All-West Tennessee Team multiple times.
Personal Son of Tony and Gloria Gant...Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.