2013: Made 12 appearances, including eight starts on the season ... Posted a 2-0 record with a 3.21 ERA as he allowed 17 runs - 15 of them earned - on 36 hits through 42.0 innings of work ... Struck out 21 and walked 19 in his time on the mound, holding opponents to a .238 batting average ... Combined for one shutout on the season, a 2-0 win over Southeastern Louisiana (3/5) ... Worked a season-long 6.1 innings in the start at Louisiana-Monroe (3/12), allowing three runs on three hits with four strikeouts and two walks ... Turned in 3.0 innings of relief work for a season-long against Rhode Island (2/22) ... Picked up his first win against Southeastern Louisiana (3/5) ... Grabbed his second win in the start at UL-M (3/12) ... Made his last appearance of the season at Southern Miss (5/14) in a relief outing ...
2012: Made 12 appearances on the season, including five starts ... Posted a 4-0 record with a 5.60 ERA as he allowed 18 runs - 17 earned - on 31 hits ... Struck out 16 and walked 10 through 27.1 innings of work ... Combined for two shutouts on the season: Central Arkansas (4/10) and Southern Miss (5/1) ... Made his first appearance against Arkansas State (2/21) with 2.0 innings of relief, allowing two walks and a strikeout ... Worked a season-long 7.0 innings with a season-high five strikeouts and allowed one walk and four hits in his start against the Golden Eagles ... Picked up wins over Jackson State (2/29), UT-Martin (3/6), Central Arkansas (4/10) and Southern Miss ... The wins over UT-Martin (3/6) came in a relief appearance, working 2.1 innings and allowing one run on two hits ... Matched that season-long outing in relief against No. 15 Arkansas (4/22), allowing two hits and striking out two in a scoreless outing ...
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four years under head coach Gregg Perry at Madison Central High School ... Named a Dandy Dozen selection by the Clarion Ledger in 2011 ... Named a first team All-State selection ... Also named Co-Player of the Year in Mississippi ... Posted an 11-0 record with a 2.06 ERA as a senior ... Struck out 110 and walked only 19 across 68.0 innings of work in 15 appearances ... Hit .448 with three home runs and 32 RBI in his senior campaign to go along with 14 doubles, two triples and 18 runs scored ... For his career, posted a 17-1 record with one save and a 2.01 ERA ... Struck out 173 and walked 33 in 117.0 innings of work and 26 appearances ... Hit .400 for his career with three home runs, 33 RBI and 19 runs scored ... Also turned in 14 doubles and two triples ...
MISCELLANEOUS: Son of Bert and Darlene Laxer ... Born June 7, 1993 ... Drafted by the Washington Nationals in the 20th round of the 2011 MLB Draft.
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