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Dusty Ross 17
Dusty Ross

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Iowa Park, Texas

High School:
Iowa Park

Last College:
Vernon College

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 212

Position:
Pitcher

B/T:
R/R


06/03/2012

Mizzou's Season Ends With 11-3 Loss to Louisville

Garcia drives in a pair of two-out runs, but Louisville's offense tallies 20 hits in the loss.

05/30/2012

Tigers Open NCAA Regional With #8 Arizona Friday

Fourth-seeded Tigers will open with top-seeded Wildcats on ESPNU at 10 p.m.

05/27/2012

Tigers Win Big 12 Baseball Championship

Eric Garcia named Most Outstanding Player of the tournament.

05/23/2012

Tigers Blank Texas, 5-0, in Opening Round of Big 12 Tournament

Mizzou skipper Tim Jamieson wins his 600th career game in round one of the tournament.

05/22/2012

Five Tigers Honored By Big 12 Conference

Dusty Ross named All-Big 12 second team while four land on honorable mention team.

03/28/2012

Missouri vs. Central Arkansas

Missouri vs. Central Arkansas - March 28, 2012

03/14/2012

Missouri Baseball vs. Nebraska-Omaha - March 6, 2012

Missouri Baseball vs. Nebraska-Omaha - March 6, 2012

2011
• 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.

JUNIOR COLLEGE
• 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.

HIGH SCHOOL
• 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.

PERSONAL
• 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.