*2005 ALL-BIG 12 CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM
*2005 ACADEMIC ALL-BIG 12 FIRST TEAM
Tied for the team lead with nine wins on the year, which also tied for seventh best in the Big 12 Conference ... was named to the All-Big 12 Conference second team ... was second on the team in innings pitched (92.2) and winning percentage (.818) ... tied for the team lead with 16 starts on the mound ... was third on the squad with 63 strikeouts ... finished 9-2 with a 3.50 ERA ... recorded his first win of the season against Indiana State on Feb. 26, striking out five in six innings, allowing just one unearned run ... had a seven-inning complete game win over North Dakota on March 19 ... won four-straight starts from Feb. 26-March 19 ... pitched seven innings against Texas Tech on April 2, striking out a season-high seven in the outing ... picked up the win over Texas A&M on April 9 to move to 6-0 on the season ... took a win with 5.2 innings pitched against Texas on April 30, allowing just two runs and striking out five ... made one relief appearance, pitching two shutout innings out of the bullpen against Illinois, striking out three batters and recording the win, his eighth of the season ... allowed just one run on five hits in six innings of work against Baylor on May 21 ... pitched five innings of the season finale against Cal State-Fullerton, striking out out six batters.
Allowed no runs in first collegiate appearance, pitching two innings against Coastal Carolina on Feb. 19 ... took the victory in first collegiate start on March 2 against Western Illinois, allowing just one earned run and one hit, striking out five ... allowed just one run (an unearned run) in six innings against SLU on April 7 ... allowed only three hits and no runs in seven innings at the "Wood Bat Classic" against Saint Louis on April 28 ... allowed three runs and struck out six in 7.2 innings against Oklahoma State on May 22 ... struck out five in four innings against Baylor in Big 12 Tournament on May 29.
Went 11-2 as a senior with one save ... had an ERA of 1.57 and struck out 62, while walking 30 ... was a three-time all-conference selection ... twice was named to the all-metro team ... was an All-State Honorable Mention selection and a member of the All-State Tournament Team his junior season ... as a senior, was named the Alton Telegraph Player of the Year ... was also a second-team all-conference golf selection ... lettered in golf three years... named to the Honor Roll six semesters.
Born October 9, 1984, in Maryville, Ill. ... son of Martin Culp and Carla Coury ... majoring in secondary education with an emphasis in social studies ... among career goals listed is to teach and coach at the high school level.