Houchins, Lowery and Reynolds Talley Six of ECU's 10 Hits
Lowery Collects Two Hits, Houchins Extends Hit Streak To Nine Games
Houchins Drives In Both Runs Extending Hit Streak To Eight Games
Williams Picks Up Second Win In Relief, Reynolds Notches First Save
Houchins, Reynolds And Townsend Record Six Of ECU's 11 Hits
St. Johns River State College: Two-year starter for coach Ross Jones ... Teammate of current Pirate Ian Townsend ... Helped the Vikings to a combined 61 wins from 2012-13 and the Mid-Florida Conference title in 2013 ... As a freshman batted .284 (48-for-169) with a home run and 15 RBI ... Added seven doubles and a pair of triples ... Drew four walks and scored 28 runs in 49 games ... Was a perfect 12-for-12 on the base paths ... On the mound, posted an 0-3 record with a 3.32 ERA ... Surrendered 13 runs (seven earned) on 19 hits, while striking out 22 and walking five in 19.0 innings ... Named Honorable Mention All-Mid-Florida Conference ... During sophomore season, helped Vikings to a 38-18 record as a two way standout ... Posted an 8-2 record in 17 appearances (nine starts) ... Sported the third-lowest ERA in the nation (0.86) allowing just nine runs (six earned) in 62.2 innings ... Fanned 47 batters while walking just 10 ... Tossed a complete game one hit shutout against Florida State College Jacksonville (Apr. 10, 2013) where he fanned five and walked on in an 8-0 victory ... Punched out four or more batters on 10 occasions with a season-high six Glen Oaks CC (Mar. 9) and Santa Fe College (Apr. 3) ... Tossed five innings or more in 7 of 9 starts ... Earned Second-Team Florida All State honors as a pitcher ... Picked up Second-Team All-Mid-Florida Conference accolades as an outfielder.
Dunnellon High School: Three-sport athlete that earned eight letters (baseball 4, basketball 3, soccer 1) ... Helped coach Tommy Boss and the Tigers to three consecutive Marion District titles (2009-11) and a four-year record of 88-32 (.733) ... Batted .280 as a sophomore ... Had breakout year as a junior in 2010 batting .310 with a home run and 25 RBI ... Posted a 3-2 record on the bump with a 2.50 on his way to honorable mention all-conference honors ... During senior campaign was named team captain ... As a two-way player, earned first-team all-county and all-conference honors ... Batted .414 with seven homers and 39 RBI ... Sported a 7-2 ledger with a 2.02 ERA ... Honors student all four years graduating with honors.
Personal: Full name is James Reid Love ... Born May 15, 1992 ... Son of Jimmy and Debbie Love ... Has two siblings (Courtney and Lyndsey) ... Majoring in communications.