Before Mercer: Spent last season at Chipola College after transferring in from Louisiana State University where he played for two seasons under the legendary Paul Mainieri ... Registered 17 appearances, including four starts, and compiled a 2-2 record with a 4.26 ERA and 37 strikeouts during his one season at Chipola ... While at LSU, the 6-3 left-hander appeared in three games as a freshman before undergoing season-ending Tommy John surgery, but came back to post six appearances and two starts as a redshirt freshman in 2011.
Personal: Son of David and Kathy Garrett ... Has one older sister, Lauren, 25 ... Born on September 24, 1990 in Birmingham, Ala. ... Plans to major in marketing at Mercer ... Was drafted in the 41st round of the 2009 MLB Draft by the Texas Rangers ... Lists the Atlanta Braves as his favorite sports team and Johnny Depp as his favorite actor.