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James McArthur

James  McArthur

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
New Braunfels, Texas

High School:
New Braunfels

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 235

Position:
RHP

Experience:
2L

04/21/2018

Baseball Sweeps Doubleheader for Series WIn Over Georgia

Rebels Move Into Tie for First Place in SEC West

04/20/2018

Ole Miss Suffers One-Run Defeat to Georgia

Rebels Drop Opening Game Ahead of Saturday Doubleheader

04/15/2018

Baseball Drops Two Heartbreakers in Road Doubleheader

Ole Miss Suffers Two One-Run Losses in Nashville

04/05/2018

Rivalry Week Continues as No. 3 Baseball Heads to Starkville

Rebels Ride Best 30-Game Start in School History into Weekend Set at Mississippi State

04/04/2018

Rebels Overwhelm Memphis in 12-0 Rout

Ole Miss Reaches Double-Figure Runs for Second Straight Game

2017: Spent all season in the weekend rotation, making 12 starts on the mound … Earned a spot on the SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll … Ranked ninth in the SEC in opponent batting average (.209) … Posted a 3-6 mark with a 4.73 ERA … Added 60 strikeouts over 64.2 innings … Named SEC Pitcher of the Week after a career-high 8.0 innings and allowing only one hit with six strikeouts at No. 10 Arkansas (4/27) ... Allowed only one run on two hits, while striking out seven for a win over Alabama (4/7) ... Did not surrender an earned run in 3.0 innings against No. 10 Texas Tech … Recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts in 6.0 innings, allowing just one run on two hits versus No. 23 UNCW (2/25).

2016:
Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball … Pitched 61.1 innings over 15 games, including 12 starts … Compiled a 6-1 record with a 4.26 ERA and 61 strikeouts … Named to the First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll … Making his SEC Tournament debut, allowed three runs (two earned) on five hits over 5.1 innings to earn the victory against No. 6 Vanderbilt (5/26) ... Made his first career SEC start versus No. 8 LSU (4/30)... Named SEC Freshman of the Week after pitching 11.2 scoreless innings in two appearances over the week (4/25) ... Made his SEC debut against Auburn, tossing 4.2 scoreless innings of relief (4/22) ... Went a career-long 7.0 scoreless innings against Memphis with seven strikeouts and surrendering only four hits (4/19) ... Tossed 5.1 innings against Southern Miss with five strikeouts and allowed only one run, the first surrendered against the Golden Eagles in 11.1 innings over two starts (4/13) ... Earned his fourth straight win, pitching 6.0 scoreless innings in the 6-2 victory over Southern Miss (4/5) ... Recorded seven strikeouts in 5.0 innings versus UT Martin for a new career high (3/22) ... Picked up his second win and allowed only one hit over 5.0 innings pitched (3/16)... Earned his first career win against SEMO (3/8) ... Got his first start at Swayze Field in the win over Arkansas State (2/24) ... Made his first appearance on the mound as a Rebel versus FIU (2/20).

HIGH SCHOOL:
Attended New Braunfels High School where he lettered three years and was coached by Doug Edwards … Tabbed as the 48th-best player in the state of Texas by Perfect Game … Finished his high school career with a 14-7 record and 3.72 ERA in 96.2 innings over three years … Named 2015 Honorable Mention All-American and First Team All-Region (Texas) by Perfect Game … Went 6-1 with a 1.82 ERA in 34.2 innings in his final high school season to earn first team all-district accolades … Named ESPN San Antonio Student-Athlete of the Week after striking out 13 and not allowing an earned run in a complete-game victory over Smithson Valley … Received 2014 Perfect Game Underclass All-American Honorable Mention and second team all-district honors by going 7-4 with a 3.22 ERA in 41.1 innings … Pitched 20.2 innings as a sophomore … Also earned a letter in basketball …

PERSONAL: Son of Greg and Rebecca McArthur … Born: Dec. 11, 1996 … His father, Greg, played four seasons of minor league baseball … Has two brothers, Jacob and Matthew, and one sister, Miriam … Civil Engineering major.

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