Wooten Matches Career-High with Four Hits
Almost 60 current and former student-athletes will take part in graduation ceremonies
Tall right-hander that will be used out of the bullpen ... Three-pitch guy that continues to work on locating the strike zone ... 2011: Made three appearances (all in relief) ... Did not allow a run or hit in three outings recording a pair of strikeouts and walks in 1.0 inning ... Made season debut at UNCW (Mar. 29) recording one out ... Second outing was against UNCW (Apr. 19) walking a pair ... In last outing struck out a career-best two in two-thirds of an inning against Delaware State (May 15) ... Did not participate in Conference USA or post-season play ... 2011 Summer: Played for the Wilson Tobs of the Coastal Plain League (CPL) ... Appeared in 22 games making one start ... Posted a 1-5 ledger with one save ... Allowed 26 runs (22 earned) on 41 hits with 26 strikeouts and 18 walks in 27.1 innings for a 7.24 ERA.
2010: Appeared in three games all out of the bullpen ... Posted a 27.00 ERA in 1.1 innings ... Allowed four runs (all earned) on one hit with two strikeouts and four walks ... Worked a season-high 1.0 inning of relief against N.C. Central (Mar. 26) allowing one run on two walks ... Also made appearances against Monmouth (Mar. 20) and Campbell (Apr. 20) ... Did not participate in Conference USA or post-season play ... 2010 Summer: Played for the Lake Norman Copperheads with current teammate Tanner Merritt of the Southern Collegiate Baseball League ... The duo combined to throw all nine innings in the series deciding 6-4 victory in the SBCL Championship ... Recorded the win in the championship game working the first five innings, allowing three runs (one earned) on four hits while striking out a season-high 10 batters ... Finished the season 3-1 with a 4.10 ERA in eight appearances ... Struck out 45 batters in 37.1 innings.
2009: Appeared in six games all out of the bullpen ... Posted a 2.08 ERA in 4.1 innings ... Allowed two runs (one earned) on two hits with three strikeouts and three walks ... Made collegiate debut against UNC Asheville (Mar. 11) working a full inning of relief allowing one hit with one strikeout ... Also worked at least one full inning against Norfolk State, UCF and Elon ... Did not allow a hit in four contests and held four opponents scoreless ... Worked scoreless innings of relief in his first four collegiate outings ... Appeared in two league games (UCF and UAB) ... 2009 Summer: Played for the Asheboro Copperheads of the Coast Plain League (CPL) ... Appeared in 21 games posting a 3-2 record with a 4.35 ERA ... Notched one save ... Allowed 21 runs (15 earned) on 27 hits in 31.0 innings ... Fanned 39 and walked 26 ... Held opposing batters to a .223 average (27-for-121).
Triton High School: Four-year letterwinner and starter for head coach Chip Mangum ... Earned all conference honors as a sophomore, junior and senior at Triton ... Posted a 6-4 record on the mound as a junior with 112 strikeouts in 47 innings, allowing only 10 earned runs while sporting a 1.49 ERA ... In his sophomore campaign tabbed a 0.77 ERA with 84 strikeouts in 55 innings of work ... Ranked 19th in the state by Impact Baseball as a senior ... Named team MVP as a junior and was selected to pitch in the State Games of North Carolina and Impact Baseball's "Futures" Game ... Played summer ball for the Carolina Cubs, and head coach Ricky Keith ... Four-time academic all-conference selection ... Personal: Full name is Lance Neal Honeycutt ... Born November 21, 1989 in Raleigh, N.C. ... Son of Dan and Teresa Honeycutt ... Has one sibling (Curt) ... Majoring in business administration with a minor in management ... Two-time ECU Director of Athletics Honor Roll recipient (Spring '10 and Fall `10).
CAREER HIGHS - innings pitched: 1.0 (five times, last vs. NCCU 3/26/10); strikeouts: 2 vs. Delaware State (5/15/11); walks: 2 (three times, last vs. UNCW 4/19/11); hits: 1 (three times, last vs. Campbell 4/20/10); runs: 3 vs. Campbell (4/20/10); earned runs: 4 vs. Campbell (4/20/10).