Made his first appearance of the season in the series opener vs. Evansville (2.22) and pitched a scoreless ninth inning with a strikeout ... Earned first win of the season in start vs. Alabama A&M (3.13) throwing three scoreless innings and striking out a career-high five batters ... Closed out series-opening win at South Carolina (3.22), striking out three in two hitless innings of relief ... Finished Arkansas’ series-opening win vs. Mississippi Valley State (3.26), tossing a hitless ninth inning ... Threw three scoreless innings in relief in game two vs. Mississippi State (3.30), allowing just one hit and striking out three ... Made two appearances in series at Alabama (4.4-4.6), tossing three innings and giving up an unearned run with four strikeouts ... Picked up second win of the season in game two of the doubleheader vs. New Mexico (4.9), striking out two in three hitless innings.
Pitched in 11 games, 10 in relief, and had a 1-0 record with a 3.86 ERA ... Made collegiate debut in second game of series against Villanova (2.18), throwing a scoreless inning with two strikeouts ... Tossed two innings out of the bullpen against Northwestern State (2.22), giving up a run on two hits ... Threw 1.1 scoreless innings in relief against Valparaiso (2.26), allowing two hits ... Appeared in relief against BYU (2.29) and retired all three batters he faced ... Started the series opener against Gonzaga (3.13) and tossed 3.2 scoreless innings, allowing four hits and striking out two ... Earned first win of collegiate career in relief against Nevada (3.21), striking out four and not allowing a hit in three scoreless innings.
Shiloh Christian High School
Earned all-state honors twice in his career and was a three-time all-region honoree ... Named to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette All-Arkansas Team following his junior and senior seasons ... Helped his team to back-to-back 4A state championships and pitched in the state championship game in his sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... Went 12-1 on the mound in his senior season and hit .390 with three homers and 30 RBI ... Finished his sophomore season with a 10-2 record and had an 11-1 record as a junior ... Also played basketball at Shiloh Christian.
In the Draft
2011 - Baltimore Orioles, 27th round (815th overall)
Son of Stanley and Jenny Oliver ... Has one sister, Michelle ... Majoring in communication.