2012: Made eight relief appearances on the season ... Posted a 3.72 ERA, allowing four runs on 12 hits through 9.2 innings ... Struck out six and walked three ... Combined for a pair of shutouts despite recording no decision ... Worked a season-long 2.0 innings against Miami (Ohio) (3/3), allowing one run on three hits with a strikeout ... Helped combine for shutouts of Houston (3/10) and Jackson State (3/27) ... Struck out a season-high two batters in 1.2 innings of work against Houston (3/10) ...
2011: Made 11 appearances on the season, all in relief ... Posted an 0-1 record with a 4.11 ERA in 15.1 innings of work ... Struck out nine and walked nine while allowing nine runs - seven earned - on seven hits ... Held opponents to a .135 batting average against ... Made his first appearance against Austin Peay (3/2), working 2.0 scoreless innings with a strikeout ... Worked a season-long 2.1 scoreless innings against Alabama (3/20) ... Suffered the loss at Southern Miss (3/30), allowing one run on one hit in the 10th inning ... Struck out a season-high two batters twice, against Georgia (4/10) and Southeast Missouri State (5/17) ...
2010: Did not see action as he rehabbed from Tommy John surgery in the off-season ...
2009: Redshirted and did not see action for the Rebels ...
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letter winner at Memphis University School ... Posted a 20-9 record for his career with a 1.56 ERA ... Notched 213 strikeouts in 160 IP ... Two-time All-State selection by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association ... Two-time All-Region selection by the Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association ... Division II All-Tournament Team selection in 2006 state championship tournament ... Division II West Regional All-Tournament Team selection in 2006 ... Two-Time Best of the Preps All-Metro team selection by the Commercial Appeal ... Two-Time All-Tournament selection in the USA Classic ... Selected to the Junior Sunbelt Team ... Selected to participate in the Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association Showcase ... Named as the Jimmy Haygood Best All-Around Athlete at Memphis University School ... Also lettered three years in football.
MISCELLANEOUS: Son of Jeff and Alice Wright ... Born: May 24, 1990 ... Has an older brother, Jeffrey, and a younger brother, Connor ... Helped lead Dulin's Dodgers to the 2007 B.E.S.T. World Series Championship.
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