25  Worth Tate
Worth Tate

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Collierville, Tenn.

High School:
Houston HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 200

Position:
RHP

Experience:
1L

Bats/Throws:
R/R


Outlook for 2010
Has improved his strength and increased his velocity due to diligence and his work ethic...Opportunities will come out of the bullpen, where he could see a variety of roles.

2009 (Freshman)
Made seven appearances...Logged an 11.70 ERA and struck out 11...Allowed 13 runs in 10 innings...Averaged 9.9 strikeouts per nine innings...Made first career appearance versus Troy (2.28.09)...Allowed three runs on four hits and struck out two in an inning of relief...Held Arkansas State scoreless in 1.2 innings of work (4.7.09)...Logged a career-long three innings and fanned a career-high three batters against Murray State (4.21.09)...Tossed two scoreless innings versus Mississippi State (5.12.09) in his final outing of the season.

2008
Redshirted 2008 season after suffering an abdominal injury in the fall.

Prep
Was a four-year letterwinner on the mound for former Tiger Lane McCarter...Racked up a 19-4 record in his four years at Houston High...Had a stellar senior campaign...Posted a 10-2 record with a save and a 1.57 ERA...Fanned 71 and walked just 14 in 71.1 innings of action...Compiled eight complete-game performances and five shutouts in his 13 starts as a senior...Held opponents to a .199 batting average...Helped guide the Mustangs to a 36-8 record in 2005 as the Mustangs marched through the Tennessee State baseball Tournament to claim the AAA State Championship...As a junior he worked 44.1 innings, going 4-2 with a 3.16 ERA and 31 strikeouts...Anchored the HHS staff and was a two-time selection to the West Tennessee Team at Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association Team showcase games.

Personal
Full name is Shepherd Kenworthy Tate...Son of Rex Tate...Born Aug. 8, 1988...High school teammate of Adam McClain...Majoring in civil engineering.

Tate's Career Stats
Season ERA W-L APP GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO B/AVG
2008 Redshirted
2009 11.70 0-0 7 0 0 0/0 0 10.0 16 13 13 6 11 .364
2010 ------- ---- --- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- ---- -- -- ----
Career 11.70 0-0 7 0 0 0/0 0 10.0 16 13 13 6 11 .364

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