2012: Appeared in nine games making a pair of starts during his rookie season ... Posted a 0-1 record with a 7.56 ERA ... Allowed 12 runs (seven earned) on 16 hits in 8.1 innings ... Struck out seven while walking four ... Made collegiate debut against Milwaukee (Feb. 18) tossing a scoreless inning of relief ... Followed that with another stellar performance at Troy (Mar. 7) working 1.1 perfect innings ... Notched first collegiate start against Old Dominion (Apr. 11) surrendering a pair of runs (both earned) on five hits with two strikeouts in 2.1 innings ... Started his next outing against William & Mary (Apr. 18) allowing two runs (one earned) on two hits in two-thirds of an inning ... Worked at least one full inning of relief on four occasions ... Held opponents scoreless in three outings ... Fanned a career-best three batters against High Point (May 15) ... Suffered lone loss against VCU (Mar. 13) giving up three runs (all earned) on one hit without recording an out ... 2012 Summer: Played alongside Nick Thompson for the Peninsula Pilots of the Coastal Plain League ... Appeared in three games making one start ... Posted a 0-1 record with a 5.40 ERA ... Allowed seven runs (five earned) on 10 hits with nine strikeouts and seven walks in 8.1 innings.
Menchville High School: Selected in the 12th round (pick 382) of the 2011 Major League Baseball First-Year Amateur Player Draft by the Boston Red Sox ... Named to a pair of All-America Teams as a senior (Collegiate Baseball and Perfect Game) earning second-team honors ... During two-year career with the Monarchs, posted a 15-4 record with a 2.06 ERA, 131 strikeouts and 61 walks over 98.1 innings ... First-Team All-Atlantic Region by Perfect Game ... 2010-11 AFLAC All-American ... Played for the Peninsula Pilots of the Coastal Plain League (CPL) during the summer of 2011 ... Rated as the 10th-best prospect (Baseball America) and 28th (Perfect Game) in the CPL ... Posted a 2-2 record in eight appearances (five starts) for the Pilots ... Allowed 23 runs (19 earned) in 21.2 innings with 14 strikeouts posting a 7.89 ERA ... During senior season was listed as the 67th-best prospect in the country and third-best in Virginia by Perfect Game ... Earned four letters for Coach Phil Forbes ... Two-time team captain ...Played alongside former Pirates Austin Chrismon (RHP) ... During junior season posted a 7-1 ledger with a 2.13 ERA for the Monarchs ... Struck out 67 batters in 42.2 innings ... Held opposing batters to a composite .151 average ... Followed that with another seven-win mark as a senior (7-2) sporting a 2.03 ERA ... Three-time Honor Roll student ... Selected to play in the 2010 PG WWBA World Championships (Jupiter, Fla.), 2010 AFLAC All-American Game (San Diego, Calif.), 2010 East Coast Pro Showcase (Lakeland, Fla.) and 2010 National Showcase (St. Petersburg, Fla.) ... Played 2010 Tournament of Stars event in Cary, N.C. at the USA Baseball National Training Complex ... Member of the U16 National Team USA in 2009 compiling a 5.40 ERA, while striking out seven in five innings of work.
Personal: Full name is Deshorn Lake ... Born October 29, 1993 in St. Thomas, V.I. ... Son of Sylvester Lake and Diane Abraham ... Has four siblings (Devorn, De'Quon, Danica and Ieesha) ... Intended major is business ... Individual winner of ECU's 2011 Fire of Blackbeard Challenge.
CAREER HIGHS - innings pitched: 2.1 vs. Old Dominion (4/11/12); strikeouts: 3 vs. High Point (5/15/12); walks: 2 vs. High Point (5/15/12); hits: 5 vs. Old Dominion (4/11/12); runs: 3 (twice, last vs. Houston 4/5/12); earned runs: 3 vs. VCU (3/13/12).