|High School:||Collins Hill|
2009 (Sophomore): Switched roles from reliever to weekend starter for the Bears … appeared in 13 games on the season, making 10 starts … posted a 2-2 record and a 6.33 ERA … struck out 37 batters in 58.1 innings pitched … went six innings or more in five starts … held left-handed batters to a .286 clip (30-105) … induced a team-high seven players to ground into double plays … earned a no-decision in first collegiate start against Liberty (Feb. 22), going six innings and allowing just two earned runs while striking out two … picked up another no-decision in first A-Sun start against Lipscomb (March 8), going 6.2 innings and allowing three earned runs while striking out a career-high seven batters … was awarded his first victory of the season after allowing three earned runs in six innings of work against ETSU (March 29) … lasted a career-high 7.1 innings against Kennesaw State (April 18) … earned second win in final start of the season against Belmont (May 15), allowing just one earned run while striking out four in seven innings of work.
2008 (Freshman): Used primarily as a relief
pitcher, making a team-high 27 appearances totaling 38 innings
… Saw limited time at shortstop and third base …
Struck out two batters in two innings in firs career decision, a
loss against FGCU (3/23) … Picked up first career win at
Kennesaw State (4/18) … Pitched a career-high 3.2 innings
against Western Carolina, allowing only one hit and one walk while
surrendering no runs and striking out a batter (4/23) … Went
3.0 innings against Lipscomb, striking out one and allowing no runs
High School: Earned three varsity letters under coach Paul Pierce for the Collins Hill Eagles ... Earned second team all-county junior season and first team all-county senior season ... First team all-region junior and senior season ... Made Top 80 and Top 20 Team Georgia senior year ...Gwinnet Daily Post Super Six Selection senior season ... Region Pitcher of the year senior year ... Holds eight school records including most hits, doubles, and wins ... Also lettered one year in basketball.
Personal: Son of Daniel and Elaine French ... Majoring in Psychology & Media Studies ... Born August 2, 1989, in Tucker, Ga.