Missouri Baseball vs. Nebraska-Omaha - March 6, 2012
Appeared in 29 games on the season, second to only Phil McCormick's school-record 36 appearances in 2011.
Posted an ERA of 4.29 in 35.2 innings pitched, good for the fourth-best clip on the team.
Owned a 25-13 strikeout-walk ratio on the season but struggled with extra base hits in 2011. In fact, he gave up 36 hits on the season and a third of those went for extra bases, including a team-high five home runs.
Walked just 13 batters in 2011, the best total among Tiger pitchers with more than 35.0 innings pitched.
Posted three wins on the season and started two games as well.
Threw 1.2 innings of scoreless baseball in the Charlotte series, striking out two over 1.2 innings pitched in two appearances.
Threw 3.1 innings of scoreless baseball in back-to-back appearances against UIC (3/6) and Gonzaga (3/8).
Went five straight appearances without giving up an earned run from March 20-April 6, throwing 9.0 innings in that span while striking out eight and walking just two.
The highlight of that span was 3.0 innings of scoreless baseball against Kansas (4/6) in which he struck out five KU batters.
Had another stretch in which he gave up no earned runs in four straight appearances from April 21-April 30, spanning 4.1 innings.
Was 11-5 with a 3.31 ERA and 105 strikeouts in two years at Vernon College in Texas.
Pitched two three-hit shutouts while at Vernon College.
Had a record of 6-2 with a 3.05 ERA last year and set a new league record with 23 saves.
Named the Texas Collegiate League Closer of the Year.
Earned Academic All-America honors in 2009-10.
Had an ERA of 2.48 with a 6-3 record and 56 strikeouts during his senior year at Iowa Park High School in Texas.
Was a first team all-district and second team all-state selection in 2008.
Had a .500 batting average with eight home runs and 46 RBI as a senior.
Also earned first team all-district honors in football.
Was a member of the National Honor Society.
Garnered Academic All-District honors three times.
Earned FFA Greenhand Award in 2005 and the FFA Silver Star Award in 2006.
Born September 15, 1989 in Iowa Park, Texas.
Son of Tom and Dana Ross.
Is a general studies major.
Father was a free agent for the Denver Broncos in 1984.