Made 13 starts and posted a 6-4 record with a 1.98 earned
run average in 81.2 innings of work … Held opponents to a .222 batting average
against and tallied 68 strikeouts to just 20 walks … Allowed two earned runs or
less in 11 of 13 starts … Tossed a complete-game four-hitter against No. 1
South Carolina (April 4) with nine strikeouts to earn SEC Pitcher of the Week
honors … Tied his career-high with nine strikeouts in just 5.0 innings of work
against Bucknell at the NCAA Charlottesville Regional … Was selected in the
12th round of the 2014 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft by the
Boston Red Sox with the 374th overall pick … Made 42 appearances in his
Arkansas career and posted a 12-6 record and 2.05 earned run average … Selected
a team captain prior to the season by his teammates.
Appeared in a team-high 29 games, all in relief, and had a 6-2 record with two saves and a 2.20 ERA ... Held the opposition to a .224 batting average, allowing 33 hits in 41 innings of work ... Pitched in 14 games during SEC play, compiling a 3-1 record with a 1.83 ERA and holding opponents to a .156 batting average … Ranked tied for 15th in the SEC in wins and tied for 12th in appearances … In conference games only, ranked tied for 13th in the conference in appearances … Made his Razorback debut in the second game of the Western Illinois (2.16) series, striking out four and giving up two hits in three scoreless innings ... Picked up his first save of the season in the second game of the doubleheader vs. New Orleans (2.19), retiring all three batters he faced ... Pitched in two games of the series vs. Evansville (2.22-2.24), allowing a run and striking out two in 2.1 innings ... Earned the first win of his Arkansas career in the second game of the series, allowing a run on two hits in an inning ... Appeared in two games during the Coca-Cola Classic (2.28-3.3), throwing three innings and allowing a run and fanning three ... Improved record to 2-0 with a win in game two against San Diego State (3.8), striking out three and giving up just one hit in 2.2 scoreless innings ... Struck out one and retired both batters he faced in a relief outing vs. Alabama A&M (3.13) ... Pitched in two games during the Ole Miss (3.15-3.17) series, tossing 3.2 shutout innings with two strikeouts ... Tossed 2.2 scoreless innings with a strikeout in series finale at South Carolina (3.24) ... Earned second save of the series in game two vs. Mississippi Valley State (3.27) striking out one in a scoreless inning ... Had two scoreless appearances in series vs. No. 15 Mississippi State (3.29-3.31), throwing three scoreless frames ... Earned third win of the season in series opener against the Bulldogs ... Picked up fourth win of the season in series opener at Alabama (4.4), striking out three and allowing just one hit in 2.2 scoreless innings in relief ... Tossed a scoreless inning in relief in game two of the doubleheader at Nebraska (4.16) ... Improved record to 5-1 with a win in game two of the series at Georgia (4.27) ... Struck out two in a hitless inning of work vs. the Bulldogs ... Made two appearances in series at No. 23 Kentucky (5.3-5.4), throwing three hitless innings with a strikeout ... Retired all three batters he faced in an inning of work in series finale vs. Tennessee (5.12) ... Retired the only batter he faced in second game of the series at Auburn (5.17) ... Threw in two games during the SEC Tournament (5.22-5.25), throwing three scoreless innings ... Picked up his sixth win of the season in victory against Ole Miss, striking out two in two shutout innings.
Crowder Junior College
Pitched in 19 games and compiled a 6-3 record with one save and a 3.32 ERA … Struck out 90 batters in 78.2 innings.
Prairie Grove High School
Earned all-state honors twice in his career and was a four-time all-conference selection … Named to the all-state tournament team in 2010 and 2011 … Selected to the All-Arkansas team by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in both 2010 and 2011 … Struck out 21 batters in a game during his junior season … Selected to play in the 2011 Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star Baseball Game … Helped his team to a runner-up finish in the state tournament as a senior.
Son of Scott and Sheri Beeks … Has one sister, Lacey, and one brother, Chase Copeland … Majoring in kinesiology.