Could be used as middle reliever or starter throughout the season ... Brings senior experience to staff ... Did not pitch during the Fall World Series
Used mainly in the starting rotation as a junior, he also pitched well out of the bullpen for the Razorbacks ... Made two appearances in the College World Series ... Totaled 5.1 innings with three strikeouts in Omaha ... Allowed just three earned runs in his first two starts of the season only to get no decisions including a game against Western Illinois where he pitched a career-best seven innings ... Picked up his first career win against No. 18 Florida out of the bullpen by tossing 4.0 innings and allowing three runs on three hits and striking out seven ... Earned his second win against Mississippi St. in the first game of a doubleheader, going five innings and allowing one run on four hits ... Pitched well in two appearance against Georgia, going 8.0 innings total and allowing just two runs on five hits ... In six relief appearances this season, he has thrown 15 innings surrendered 15 runs on 12 hits and struck out 13.
Bossier Parish Community College
Named all-conference and all-region ... Went 9-2 for Bossier Parrish with an ERA under 1.00.
Haughton High School
Went 26-5 in three seasons ... Set a Bucs school record for lowest ERA ... As a senior was a perfect 7-0 ... Named all-state and all-conference ... Missed his junior year due to district transfer rules ... Went 12-2 for Benton High School as a sophomore ... Named all-state and all-district ... In his first season was 7-3 on the mound ... Earned all-district accolades.
In the Draft
2008 - Pittsburgh Pirates, 32nd round (954)
Forrest is the son of Tony and Debbie Forrest ... has three siblings, Kerry, Kelly and Heather ... majoring in sociology.