Outlook for 2007: Coaching staff is anxious to see if Lance can continue the dominance that he showed in the fall...Keys are being able to pound the strike zone...Three-pitch lefty should compete for significant time in the 2007 rotation.
2006 (Junior): Worked primarily as the Tigers' top midweek starter...Started in 12 of his 14 appearances...Finished the year 2-4, with a 6.27 ERA...Fanned 33 batters in 47.1 innings of work...Averaged 6.3 strikeouts per nine innings pitched...Won two of his first three decisions...Picked up his first win after striking out six in six innings to lead Memphis to an 11-5 victory over Middle Tennessee (3/7/06)...Induced a program-best seven double plays in a 12-1 win over Murray State (4/11/06)...Held the Thoroughbreds scoreless through six innings of a solid eight-inning outing...Had his most impressive outing of the year at Ole Miss (5/16/06)...Struck out a pair and limited the Rebels to just one run in five innings, before a rain delay forced him out of the contest.
Jackson State Community College: Transferred to Jackson State Community College from Okaloosa-Walton...Was the General's opening day starter for the 2005 season...Went 4-4 on the year, with a 5.62 ERA...Started in 11 of his 18 appearances...Pitched two complete games...Won his final two decisions of the year, including picking up the win in a 6-0 shutout of Northwest Mississippi...Finished the year third on the team with 57.2 innings pitched...Second on the squad with 65 strikeouts...Held opponents to a .252 average.
Okaloosa-Walton Community College: Spent his freshman season at Okaloosa-Walton Community College in Niceville, Fla...Helped the Raiders to a 37-19 mark in 2004...Finished his rookie campaign at OWCC with a 4-2 record...Fanned 51 in 52.0 innings of work.
Prep: Graduated from Bolton High School in 2003 is the first signee under Schoenrock...Was a four-year letter winner for the Bolton High baseball team...Wrapped up his prep career with 198 strikeouts, 19 wins and a 1.62 ERA...Went 8-4 as a senior with a 1.06 ERA and 105 K's in just 85 innings pitched...Earned All-district and Commercial Appeal Best of the Preps recognition.
Personal: Full name is Lance E. Scoggins...Son of Mike and Renee' Scoggins...Has been drafted twice, most recently being taken by the New York Mets in the 2004 Amateur Draft in June...Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.