Wyatt Short

Wyatt  Short


Southaven, Miss.

High School:
Southaven HS

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 175





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Baseball Heads to Georgia to Battle Bulldogs

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Drafted in the 13th round of the 2016 MLB Draft by the Chicago Cubs

CAREER: Finished his career ranked fourth in Ole Miss history with 24 career saves as well as ninth in program history with 68 career appearances

2016: Collected 11 saves throughout the season, the fourth-most in Ole Miss history … Made 22 appearances, posting a 2-3 record with a 2.90 ERA … Struck out 31 hitters over 40.1 innings of work … Pitched more than 1.0 inning of relief in 14 outings … Named to the midseason watch list for the NCBWA Stopper of the Year Award … Earned his 11th save of the year and 24th of his career against No. 2 Texas A&M; 11 saves in a season is tied with Justin Heisman for the fourth most in a single season, while his career saves tie Huisman for third on the Rebels’ all-time list (5/21)... Picked up the save in 1.2 innings of work versus Kentucky (May 12) ... Earned his ninth save of the season in the series win over Georgia (5/7)... Became the fourth pitcher in Ole Miss history to record 20 career saves (4/28)... Got his first career start in 56 appearances in the sweep over Arkansas (4/10)... Picked up his second win of the season against No. 5 Mississippi State (4/3)... Struck out the side to pick up his fifth save of the season against Tennessee (3/19) ... Earned his first win of the season against SEMO, pitching 1.1 scoreless innings (3/9)... Picked up two more saves on Friday night and Sunday afternoon against No. 2 Louisville (2/28)... Earned his first save of the season against FIU (2/20) ... SEC TOURNAMENT: Made three appearances throughout the tournament, including finishing Ole Miss wins over Georgia (5/24) and Vanderbilt (5/26) without allowing a run … NCAA TOURNAMENT (OXFORD REGIONAL): Allowed one unearned run over 2.1 innings versus Utah (6/3)

Collected Second Team All-SEC accolades … Primarily served as the team’s closer and collected 10 saves, tied for the fifth-most in a single season in Ole Miss history … Went 4-1 with a 1.38 ERA in 23 appearances spanning 39.0 innings … Recorded 44 strikeouts while only walking 12 and allowing six runs … Held opposing hitters to a .200 batting average … Earned his 10th save of the season, tossing 1.2 scoreless innings against No. 6 Texas A&M (5/16) ... Named SEC Co-Pitcher of the Week May 11 for collecting two saves and a victory versus Mississippi State ... Earned the win after pitching a perfect 10th inning that included two strikeouts (5/9) ... Entered the game in the ninth inning and shut the door on the Bulldogs to earn his ninth save of the season (5/8) ... Worked a scoreless ninth to earn the save, his team-leading eighth of the season (5/7) ... Pitched the final two innings to earn his seventh save of the season in the win over Missouri (5/3) ... Pitched the final 2.2 innings to shut the door on Auburn and earn his team-leading sixth save of the season (4/18) ... Recorded four outs to earn his team-high fourth save of the season in the win over Memphis (3/31) ... Entered game two against Arkansas and was awarded his third save (3/27) ... Tallied his second save in the game two win over No. 1 Florida (3/21) ... Earned his third win of the season in the 14-inning game against No. 1 LSU (3/14) ... Credited with his first save of the 2015 season against Stetson (3/7) ... Tallied his second win of the season in game three against No. 15 UCF, recording four strikeouts for the second time in 2015 (3/1)... Earned the win in a relief appearance against Wright State allowing only three hits and no runs to score (2/22) ... Made his first appearance in relief, pitching a scoreless inning against W&M (2/14) … NCAA TOURNAMENT (LOS ANGELES REGIONAL): Pitched a scoreless inning of relief versus CSU Bakerfield, retiring all three batters he faced.

Appeared in 23 games, all in relief ... Posted a 3-3 record and three saves with a 2.59 ERA as he allowed nine runs through 31.1 innings of work ... Struck out 34 and walked only 13 as he held opponents to a .186 batting average against ... Combined for one shutout on the season against Stetson (2/14) in the season opener ... Picked up his saves against Southeastern Louisiana (3/11), Murray State (4/9) and at No. 13 Mississippi State (4/11) ... Picked up his three wins against ULM (2/25), UCF (3/1) and Missouri (3/23) ... Suffered his three losses against Alabama (3/29), Southern Miss (4/30) and Arkansas (5/23) in the SEC Tournament ... Struck out a season-high four batters in the season opener at Stetson (2/14) ... NCAA TOURNAMENT: Appeared in three games in the NCAA Tournament, working 1.2 scoreless innings against No. 1 Louisiana-Lafayette in the NCAA Super Regional opening game ... COLLEGE WORLD SERIES: Worked 1.2 scoreless innings in relief against No. 2 TCU in an elimination game ... Worked a season-long 3.1 innings against No. 1 Virginia in an elimination game, allowing one run on two hits with two strikeouts ...

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered five years at Southaven High School under head coach David Williams ... Hit .416 with 47 RBI, 15 doubles and a pair of triples as a senior ... Also posted a 9-2 record with a 1.20 ERA to go along with 102 strikeouts and 22 walks through 70.0 innings pitched ... Did not commit an error on the year ... Named a Dandy Dozen selection by the Clarion Ledger in 2013 ... Named a second team All-State selection in 2012 ... Also lettered one season in swimming ...

MISCELLANEOUS: Son of Robert and Jonnie Short ... Born October 14, 1994 ... Has three brothers: Ryan, Dalton and Nic ... Recreation Administration major.





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