|12 Davis Kirkpatrick|
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All-around a good athlete that is expected to battle for a midweek starting spot after returning from an injury a year ago … 2015: Missed season recovering from Tommy-John surgery.
2014: Appeared in nine games making five starts during rookie season with the Pirates … Made collegiate debut against Campbell (Feb. 18) allowing three runs (two earned) on five hits with five strikeouts in five innings en route to first collegiate win … Posted a 2-1 record allowing 17 runs (15 earned) on 20 hits in 23.0 innings … Struck out 18 while walking just 13, while posting a 5.87 ERA … Worked into the fifth inning in 3 of 5 starts with a season-long outing of 5.1 innings against High Point (May 13) … Tossed a career-best 2.2 shutout frames of relief against Tulane (Mar. 14) walking one … Second career win came in last outing of the season against High Point (May 13) scattering three runs (all earned) on three hits with four walks and a career-best 10 strikeouts in 5.1 frames … Suffered lone loss in third start of the season against Marshall (Mar. 9) giving up three runs (all earned) on a pair of hits with three walks in three frames … Allowed two or lest hits in five contests (one or lest four times) … In games started, ECU posted a 4-1 record … Tossed an inning of relief or more twice … Gave up a season-high four runs against UNC Wilmington (April 16) in fourth career start … Allowed 2 of 5 inherited runners to score … Held opposing hitters to a composite .235 batting average … Appeared in three Conference USA games making one start where he posted an 0-1 record and a 7.50 ERA.
2014 Summer: Played for the Morehead City Marlins in the Coastal Plain League … Appeared in eight games (six starts) posting a 1-4 record with a 6.30 ERA … Allowed 21 runs (all earned) on 29 hits with 33 strikeouts and 23 walks in 30.0 innings … At the plate, batted .100 (1-for-10) in a limited roll scoring three runs in five games (three starts).
D.H. Conley High School: Eight-time letterwinner (baseball 4, football 4) who helped Coach Jason Mills and the Vikings to three straight Coastal 3A Conference titles (2011-13) … As a freshman appeared in eight games batting .294 (5-for-17) with a double and four runs scored … Followed that ] batting .380 (32-for-84) with a pair of home runs, 19 RBI, six doubles and 18 runs scored … On the mound made three appearances posting a 1-0 record with a 2.89 ERA and 16 strikeouts in 9.2 innings … During junior season earned North Carolina All-State honors, named Coastal 3A Conference Player-of-the-Year and was a first team all conference selection … In 24 games he batted .405 (30-for-74) with three home runs, 31 RBI, six doubles and 22 runs scored … Posted a 7-2 record on the mound with an impressive 0.92 ERA over 47 innings with 84 strikeouts … Named 2012 Preseason High Honorable Mention Underclassmen All-American by Perfect Game … As a senior helped Conley to a 28-5 record and a runner-up finish in the North Carolina State Championships … Earned second-straight North Carolina All-State honor after batting .400 with a home run, three triples, 25 RBI and eight stolen bases … Named Daily Reflector Pitcher-of-the-Year after posting a 13-1 record with a 0.55 ERA … Struck out 154 in 88.1 innings … Earned Second-Team All-Atlantic Region honors by Perfect Game … Threw a pair of no-hitters on the season … Against West Craven struck out a school-record 19 in a 7-0 win … Later on fanned 13 while walking three against Jacksonville in a 4-0 victory … Tossed complete game in the final of the Eastern Regional series to eliminate Orange … Added another complete game during the state championship series to force a winner-take-all Game 3 against Weddington … In the third round in the playoffs he struck out 12 allowing one hit over five frames … Listed as the 31st-best prospect in North Carolina by Perfect Game following senior season … Played summer ball for Coach Andy Partin and the Dirtbags … Participated in the PG WWBA Grads/15U (2010), PG WWBA Grads/16U (2011) and PG WWBA Grads/17U (2012) National Championships in Marietta, Ga. … Combined on a no-hitter at the PG WWBA Grads/17U National Championships tossing 4.2 innings allowing no runs with two hits and seven strikeouts … On the football field was a two-year starter at quarterback who threw for over 2,300 yards with 27 touchdowns … Named WITN-TV Player-of-the-Week for football on Aug. 30, 2011 … Took home Male Athlete of-the-Year and Most Athletic Male honors as a junior.
Personal: Full name is Davis Lee Kirkpatrick … Born Mar. 12, 1995 … Son of Misty and Donnie Kirkpatrick … Father Donnie spent 11 years as an assistant head coach, inside receivers coach and recruiting coordinator for football at East Carolina … Currently he is the offensive coordinator at James Madison University … Has one sibling (Molly) … Majoring in recreation and park management … Named to ECU Director of Athletics Honor Roll in Fall of 2015.