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CAREER-HIGHS (entering 2014 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 5x, at Oklahoma (4/28/13)*
HR Allowed: 2, at Dallas Baptist (4/9/13)
Pitch Count: 75 2x, vs. Kansas (4/21/13)*
* Indicates most recent high
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).
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.