Justin Hess - 2013
JUNIOR (2012): Earned All-SoCon Tournament honors... Finished 5-3 with a 3.76 ERA in 14 starts on the mound... Tossed 79.0 innings in 17 appearances... Walked just 24 batters and struck out 85... Tossed a season-high seven innings against Western Carolina (5/12)... Struck out a season-high 12 batters at Davidson (4/6)... Tossed six one-run innings at The Citadel (4/28)... Threw 6.1 scoreless frames at Wofford (5/19)... Posted a 1-0 record with a 1.86 ERA in two appearances in the SoCon Tournament... Allowed just one run in an 8-1 win over The Citadel (5/24) in the tournament... Allowed just one run over 3.2 innings in relief two days later in the SoCon Tournament Title game.
SOPHOMORE (2011): Went 3-2 with a 6.58 ERA in 18 appearances... Tallied 45 strikeouts in 52 innings and allowed just 15 walks... Made five starts with two coming in conference against Western Carolina (4/17) and Wofford (5/7)... Allowed one earned run on five hits in five innings in his start against the Terriers... Posted a quality start at Jacksonville (3/29), allowing three runs over 6.1 innings and struck out five in the 4-2 loss... Struck out seven batters in his starts at WCU and Charleston Southern (5/17)... Earned his first win of the season against Marshall (4/8), allowing two runs over seven innings in the 9-3 victory... Finished the season with wins in his last three decisions... Also picked up victories over Western Carolina and Wofford.
FRESHMAN (2010): Finished with a 1-1 record and a 4.06 ERA... Appeared in 13 games with seven starts... Logged 37.2 innings and struck out 27 batters... Allowed an opponent batting average of .272... Combined with three other pitchers on a shutout of Elon (4/11)... Did not allow an earned run in his first four appearances... Went 10.1 innings before allowing his first earned run in the start against #14 South Carolina (3/23)... Made his Georgia Southern debut against Holy Cross (2/27) and worked a scoreless inning in relief... Recorded his first career start at Kennesaw State (3/16)... Pitched four innings against the Owls and struck out six while not allowing an earned run... Carried a no-hitter into the ninth inning in his start against North Florida (3/30)... Surrendered a base hit to Andrew Kameris after not allowing a hit for 8.1 innings... Pitched 5.1 innings out of the bullpen against Western Carolina (4/24)... Allowed one run and struck out four Catamounts in the second game of the series... Picked up his lone win of the season in his May 10th start against Alcorn State... Logged seven innings of work and allowed just two runs on six hits.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four letters playing for Mosley High School... Named MVP for two seasons... Two-time All-State selection.
PERSONAL: Born August 16, 1990 in Panama City, Fla... Favorite sports memory was pitching his high school team to a victory over their rival and sending the team to the championship game... Admires his father and past coaches... Enjoys listening to music, hanging out with his friends and fishing... Son of Mark and Julie Hess.
MAJOR: Management with emphasis in entrepreneurship and small business.