Johnathon Tripp
Johnathon  Tripp


Spring, Texas

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 200





Career Stats
Game-by-Game Stats - 2014 | Photo Gallery - 2014
Game-by-Game Stats - 2013 | Photo Gallery - 2013

CAREER-HIGHS (entering 2015 season)
Innings Pitched: 5.1, at Arizona (3/6/13)
Longest Start (IP): 5.1, at Arizona (3/6/13)
Shortest Start (IP): 1.1, at Dallas Baptist (4/9/13)
Longest Relief Outing (IP): 5.0, vs. Kansas (4/21/13)
Hits Allowed: 8, at Arizona (3/6/13)
Runs Allowed: 7, at Dallas Baptist (4/9/13)
ER Allowed: 7, at Dallas Baptist (4/9/13)
Walks: 3, vs. Kansas (4/21/13)
Strikeouts: 4 2x, vs. Kansas (4/21/13)*
Wild Pitches: 1 5x, at Oklahoma (4/28/13)*
Hit Batters: 1 8x, vs. Prairie View A&M (4/18/14)*
HR Allowed: 2, at Dallas Baptist (4/9/13)
Pitch Count: 75 2x, vs. Kansas (4/21/13)*
* Indicates most recent high

In 30 appearances (6 starts) is 1-3 with a 4.82 ERA, four saves, combined on one shutout, 65.1 innings, 80 hits allowed, 38 runs (38 earned), 47 strikeouts and 18 walks while opponents batted .310 with three home runs... made 10 scoreless appearances (all relief)... inherited 24 base runners allowing only six to score... CAREER AS STARTER... in six starts is 0-0 with a 7.97 ERA, 19.2 innings, 30 hits allowed, 17 runs (all earned), nine strikeouts and six walks... 4-of-6 starts have been against nationally-ranked opponents... 5-of-6 starts have been on the road... CAREER IN RELIEF... in 24 relief outings went 1-3 with a 3.58 ERA, four saves, 45.2 innings, 50 hits allowed, 21 runs (18 earned), 38 strikeouts and 12 walks... TEXAS TECH RANKINGS: fourth in ERA (3.74) during Big 12 play... DURING BIG 12 PLAY... in 12 appearances (1 start) went 1-2 with a 3.74 ERA, one save, 21.2 innings, 21 hits allowed, 12 runs (9 earned), 17 strikeouts and eight walks while opponents batted .256 without hitting a home run.

Played for the Newport Gulls in the New England Collegiate League... made seven appearances (4 starts) with a 1-2 record, 4.20 ERA, one complete game, 30.0 innings, 36 hits allowed, 14 runs (all earned), 24 strikeouts and only two walks allowed... team went 25-17 overall and finished in second place in the NECBL Southern Division.

2014 (Sophomore)
Academic All-Big 12 Second Team... made 12 appearances (3 starts) with a 0-1 record, 2.73 ERA, one save, combined on one shutout, 26.1 innings, 24 hits allowed, 10 runs (8 earned), 16 strikeouts and five walks while opponents batted .250 without allowing a home run... STARTER... in three starts went 0-0 with a 5.00 ERA with nine innings, three strikeouts and four walks... RELIEVER... made nine relief outings with a 0-1 record with a 1.56 ERA, one save, 17.1 innings with 13 strikeouts and one walk... led all Red Raider relievers in ERA... AGAINST NATIONALLY RANKED OPPONENTS... in five appearances (2 starts) went 0-0 with a 2.63 ERA, 13.2 innings, seven strikeouts and three walks... DURING BIG 12 PLAY... made three outings (1 start) with a 0-0 record, 2.70 ERA, 6.2 innings, six strikeouts and one walk... BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP... made one relief outing throwing four scoreless innings allowing one hit with a strikeout... HOME GAMES... in five appearances (all relief) went 0-1 with a 2.89 ERA, one save, 9.1 innings, seven strikeouts and a walk... ROAD/NEUTRAL SITE GAMES... in seven appearances (3 starts) went 0-0 with a 2.65 ERA, 17.0 innings, nine strikeouts and four walks... SITUATIONAL: opposing batters hit .191 (9-for-47) with runners on base... opposing batters hit .161 (5-for-31) with two outs... recorded 31 fly outs and 26 ground outs... forced opponents to hit into three ground ball double plays... MISCELLANEOUS: made three starts - one in Big 12 play (at OSU - Game 2) and two midweek (at SFA, at UNM) - all three starts on the road... made five scoreless outings (all relief)... pitched multiple innings in 4-of-9 relief outings... struck out at least one batter in 10-of-12 appearances and struck out multiple batters in 5-of-12 outings... allowed one or fewer runs in 9-of-12 outings... didn't allow an extra-base hit in six of his final seven outings... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS... made season debut earning only save of the season pitching 1.2 scoreless innings with a strikeout during a 4-1 victory over Oral Roberts (2/23)... pitched two innings during first start of the season allowing two runs on four hits with two walks in a no decision at Stephen F. Austin (2/27)... pitched two scoreless relief innings with two strikeouts against Sam Houston State (3/1) during the Houston College Classic at Minute Maid Park... made first career Big 12 start in game two of series at No. 20 Oklahoma State (4/5) while throwing a season-high four innings allowing one run and two hits with three strikeouts in a no decision... matched a season-high pitching four scoreless innings in relief allowing just one hit with a strikeout against No. 19 Texas (5/21) at the Big 12 Championship at Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City... member of the 2014 Big 12 Commissioner's Spring Academic Honor Roll.

Played for the Green Bay Bullfrogs in the Northwoods League... helped team finish with a 28-42 overall record and in eighth-place in league standings... made 22 appearances (3 starts) with a 4-1 record, 3.89 ERA, 37.0 innings, allowed 34 hits and 16 earned runs with 31 strikeouts and 16 walks... second on the team in appearances... made starts during each of his final three outings, all coming during the last half of July... pitched a season-high six innings allowing just one run on three hits with a season-high six strikeouts in an 8-5 win during final appearance of the summer against Willmar (7/30).

2013 (Freshman)
Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team (completed 24 credit hours with 3.0 GPA)... made 18 appearances (3 starts) with a 1-2 record, 6.23 ERA, three saves, 39.0 innings, allowed 56 hits and 28 runs (27 earned) with 31 strikeouts and 13 walks while opponents batted .346 allowing three home runs... made the most appearances by a Red Raider freshman since 2009 (Louis Head - 20)... tied for the team lead in saves (Jerad McCrummen)... set a school freshman record for saves in a season... became the first Red Raider freshman to lead the team in saves since 1990 (John Macatee)... AGAINST NATIONALLY RANKED OPPONENTS... made five appearances (2 starts) with a 0-1 record, 4.91 ERA, 14.2 innings, allowed 18 hits and eight runs (all earned) with nine strikeouts and two walks... DURING BIG 12 CONFERENCE PLAY... made nine appearances (all relief) with a 1-2 record, 4.20 ERA, one save, 15.0 innings, 11 strikeouts and seven walks... led team in Big 12 play in appearances... became the first Red Raider freshman to lead the team in appearances in league play since 1996 (Ralston)... HOME GAMES... made nine appearances (1 start) with a 1-1 record, 5.03 ERA, two saves, 19.2 innings, allowed 23 hits and 12 runs (11 earned) with 20 strikeouts and seven walks... led team in saves in home games... one of 10 Red Raiders to not allow a home run at home... ROAD/NEUTRAL SITE GAMES... made nine appearances (2 starts) with a 0-1 record, 7.45 ERA, one save, 19.1 innings, allowed 33 hits and 16 runs (all earned) with 11 strikeouts and six walks... SITUATIONAL: opposing left-handed batters hit .299 (20-for-67)... opposing right-handed batters hit .379 (36-for-95)... opposing batters hit .317 (26-for-82) with runners on base... opposing batters hit .375 (30-for-80) with the bases empty... opposing batters hit .283 (13-for-46) with two outs... recorded 35 fly outs and 42 ground outs... forced opponents to hit into six ground ball double plays... MISCELLANEOUS... all three starts were made in midweek games... two of three saves were multiple inning outings... became the first Red Raider since 2008 (Zach Stewart) to record first two career saves in multiple inning outings... made five scoreless appearances... made nine multiple-inning outings... allowed one or fewer runs in 11-of-18 appearances... struck out multiple batters in 10-of-18 outings... team posted a 9-9 record during 18 appearances... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS... made career debut with a three-inning save allowing one run on five hits with four strikeouts and a walk in a 5-1 win over BYU (2/16)... posted second save - also multiple innings - throwing two innings allowing one run and three hits with two strikeouts at FIU (2/26) in an 8-6 win... pitched a season-high 5.1 innings during first career start at defending NCAA College World Series champion, No. 16 Arizona (3/6) leading Tech to a 5-2 win allowing one run on eight hits with three strikeouts and a walk during longest start of the season... earned a no decision pitching four innings in a midweek start against No. 20 Arizona State (3/19) allowing four runs on six hits with three strikeouts in Tech's 8-7 victory while throwing a season-high 75 pitches... notched third save of the season pitching a scoreless inning with two strikeouts against TCU (3/31)... earned first career win during longest relief outing of the season and matching a season-high 75 pitches going five scoreless innings allowing four hits and matching a season-high four strikeouts and issuing a season-high three walks during Tech's 16-5 win over Kansas (4/21)... member of the 2012 Big 12 Commissioner's Fall Academic Honor Roll... member of the 2013 Big 12 Commissioner's Spring Academic Honor Roll.

A two-year varsity letterwinner at Klein High School for head coach Barry Smith... as a senior recorded a 1.70 ERA in 85 innings... also batted .375 with four home runs and 35 RBI... earned district most valuable player... first team all-district... helped lead team to a district championship in 2012... team advanced to the third round of the state tournament... as a junior went 4-2 with a 3.30 ERA and batted .250 with a home run and eight RBI.

Johnathon Ernest Tripp... born May 25, 1994, in Lancaster, Ohio... son of Garry and Darlene Tripp... has a younger brother, Christian... father, Garry, played baseball, basketball and tennis at McMurray... mother, Darlene, played volleyball at Southern Illinois... uncle, Tom Tripp, played in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization... a criminology major at Texas Tech.

Tripp has made six career starts - four have come against nationally-ranked opponents.

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