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Jonny Drozd
Jonny Drozd

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lake Dallas, Texas

High School:
Lake Dallas

Last College:
Grayson County

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 200

Position:
LHP

Experience:
2L

B/T:
L/L


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Career Stats | video camera Drozd Highlight Video - 2014
Game-by-Game Stats - 2014 | Photo Gallery - 2014
Game-by-Game Stats - 2013 | Photo Gallery - 2013

CAREER HIGHS
Innings Pitched: 7.2, vs. Oklahoma State (5/5/13)
Longest Start (IP): 7.2, vs. Oklahoma State (5/5/13)
Shortest Start (IP): 0.1, at Kansas State (4/6/13)
Longest Relief Outing (IP): 7.0, vs. Texas (3/29/14)
Hits Allowed: 11, vs. Texas (3/29/14)
Runs Allowed: 7, at Kansas State (4/6/13)
ER Allowed: 7, at Kansas State (4/6/13)
Walks: 4, vs. Oklahoma State (5/5/13)
Strikeouts: 10, vs. Utah Valley (3/12/13)
Wild Pitches: 1 3x, at Miami (Fla.) (6/1/14)*
Hit Batters: 2 3x, at TCU (3/22/14)*
HR Allowed: 1 3x, at Oklahoma (4/26/13)*
Pitch Count: 113, vs. Oklahoma State (5/5/13)
* Indicates most recent high

CAREER
In 43 appearances (10 starts) went 11-6 with a 2.75 ERA, six saves, combined on four shutouts, 140.2 innings, 138 hits allowed, 52 runs (43 earned), 91 strikeouts and 28 walks while opponents batted .259 with three home runs... made 23 scoreless appearances (3 starting/20 relief)... team posted a 27-16 record during his 43 appearances... inherited 17 base runners allowing only seven to score... recorded six pickoffs... ended career pitching 91.0 consecutive innings without allowing a home run (5/5/13-6/17/14)... CAREER IN RELIEF... in 32 outings went 7-1 with a 1.75 ERA with six saves, 82.1 innings, 73 hits allowed, 22 runs (16 earned) with 54 strikeouts and 17 walks... CAREER AT HOME... in 21 appearances went 7-2 with a 1.97 ERA with four saves, 82.2 innings, 76 hits allowed, 20 runs (18 earned) with 62 strikeouts and 19 walks... TEXAS TECH RANKINGS: broke school record for career appearances in the NCAA Tournament (6)... broke school record for career saves in the NCAA Tournament (2)... second in ERA (3.36) during Big 12 play... fourth in ERA since 1974 (aluminum bat era) (2.75)... sixth in ERA (2.75)... 10th in wins (6) during Big 12 play... DURING BIG 12 PLAY... in 17 appearances (7 starts) went 6-4 with a 3.36 ERA and one save, 75.0 innings, 82 hits allowed, 30 runs (28 earned), 50 strikeouts and 18 walks while opponents batted .287 with two home runs.

2014 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL FIRST-YEAR PLAYERS DRAFT
Selected as a free agent by the New York Yankees following the draft... one of two Red Raiders to sign a free agent contract, OF Adam Kirsch also signed with the Yankees... along with Kirsch, became the first Red Raider drafted or signed as a free agent by the Yankees since 2003 (RHP Jeff Karstens - 19th round).

2014 (Senior)
All-Big 12 Honorable Mention... made 28 appearances (all relief) with a 7-1 record, 2.09 ERA, five saves, combined on three shutouts, 73.1 innings, 64 hits allowed, 20 runs (17 earned) with 48 strikeouts and 15 walks while opponents batted .235 without allowing a home run... led the team in appearances and saves... most appearances by a Red Raider since 2011 (John Neely - 30)... most saves by a Red Raider since 2011 (John Neely - 7)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: eighth in ERA (2.09)... seventh in saves (5)... TEXAS TECH RANKINGS: broke school record for appearances in an NCAA Tournament (6)... broke school record for most saves in an NCAA Tournament (2)... matched school record for most appearances in an NCAA Regional Tournament (2)... third in ERA (2.36) during Big 12 play... fourth in appearances (28)... sixth in ERA since 1974 (aluminum bat era) (2.09)... AGAINST NATIONALLY RANKED OPPONENTS... made 13 outings (all relief) with a 2-1 record, 2.45 ERA, two saves, combined on three shutouts, 33.0 innings, 17 strikeouts and eight walks while opponents batted .244)... DURING BIG 12 PLAY... made nine appearances (all relief) with a 4-0 record, 2.36 ERA, one save, 34.1 innings, 27 strikeouts and eight walks while opponents batted .271... ranked fifth in the league in wins (4) during Big 12 play... eighth in the league in ERA (2.36) during Big 12 play... BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP... made one appearance (relief) with a 5.40 ERA in 3.1 innings allowing three runs on six hits with a strikeout and two walks... NCAA TOURNAMENT... made six appearances (all relief) with a 1-1 record, 1.74 ERA, two saves, combined on two shutouts, 10.1 innings, eight hits allowed, three runs (2 earned) with four strikeouts and didn't allow a walk while opponents batted .205... NCAA CORAL GABLES REGIONAL... made two outings (both relief) with a 1-0 record, 1.50 ERA, six innings pitched, two strikeouts and didn't allow a walk... NCAA LUBBOCK SUPER REGIONAL... made two appearances (both relief) with a perfect 0.00 ERA, two saves, combined on two shutouts, three innings, didn't allow a base hit or run with two strikeouts and zero walks... HOME GAMES... made 15 appearances (all relief) with a 4-0 record, 2.06 ERA, four saves, combined on three shutouts, 43.2 innings, 32 strikeouts and nine walks while opponents batted .242... led team in ERA, appearances and saves in home games... ROAD/NEUTRAL SITE GAMES... made 13 appearances (all relief) with a 3-1 record, 2.12 ERA, one save, 29.1 innings, 16 strikeouts and six walks while opponents batted .225... SITUATIONAL: opposing batters hit .217 (34-for-157) with the bases empty... opposing batters hit .250 (23-for-92) with two outs... recorded 119 ground outs and 40 fly outs... forced opponents into eight ground ball double plays... recorded three pickoffs... MISCELLANEOUS: made 15 scoreless appearances, including nine outings that were multiple-inning outings... threw on back-to-back days one time... tossed multiple innings 18 times while throwing at least four innings six times... allowed one or fewer runs in 23-of-28 appearances... struck out multiple batters on 14 occasions... held opponent to two or fewer base hits in 18-of-28 outings... held opponent without an extra-base hit in 19-of-28 outings... went 28.0 consecutive scoreless innings (dated back to 2013)... pitched in 12 games that ended in a one-run game... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS... opened the season with nine straight scoreless appearances - a first by a Red Raider since 2006 (LHP Colt Hynes)... made season debut pitching three scoreless relief innings with two strikeouts against No. 3 Indiana (2/14)... earned first save of the season pitching a scoreless inning against Oral Roberts (2/21)... picked up second save going a scoreless inning at Stephen F. Austin (2/27) during a 5-4 win... earned first win of the season pitching three scoreless innings allowing just one hit with three strikeouts against New Mexico State (3/9)... pitched six scoreless innings in relief allowing just three hits with four strikeouts to earn second win in a 10-2 victory at No. 24 TCU (3/22)... improved to 3-0 pitching seven innings in relief allowing just two runs with four strikeouts and three walks against No. 12 Texas (3/29)... became the first Red Raider in over 13 years to earn a Big 12 win pitching at least seven innings in relief... KANSAS STATE SERIES: made two appearances (both relief) with a 1-0 record, one save, 6.1 innings, five strikeouts and two walks... opened K-State series earning third save pitching 1.2 innings with two strikeouts allowing just one run (4/11)... picked up fourth win of the year pitching 4.2 innings in relief allowing just one run on two hits with three strikeouts and two walks against Kansas State (4/13)... improved to 5-0 pitching five innings in relief allowing three runs on nine hits with four strikeouts during a 9-5 series-opening win over Oklahoma (4/25)... earned the win pitching four scoreless relief innings with three strikeouts during an 18-3 midweek road win at Dallas Baptist (5/6)... NCAA TOURNAMENT: picked up Texas Tech's first NCAA Tournament win in a decade pitching 3.2 scoreless relief innings with a strikeout during TTU's 3-2 win over Columbia (3/30) in the opening game of the NCAA Coral Gables Regional... was dominating out of the bullpen during Tech's NCAA Lubbock Super Regional sweep over No. 16 College of Charleston pitching back-to-back days while earning a pair of saves and not allowing a base hit... went one inning with a strikeout in Tech's 1-0 game one victory (6/7)... threw two scoreless innings in another 1-0 victory in game two (6/8) as Tech clinched its first-ever trip to the College World Series in Omaha... made NCAA CWS debut pitching one inning in Tech's opener against No. 2 TCU (6/15) while suffering first loss of the season allowing two runs (1 earned) on three hits in an inning pitched... threw 0.1 scoreless innings in final career outing during Tech's 2-1 loss against No. 4 Ole Miss (6/17) in an elimination game at the CWS.

2013 (Junior)
Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (3/18)... made 15 appearances (10 starts) with a 4-5 record, 3.48 ERA, one save, combined on one shutout, 67.1 innings pitched, allowed 74 hits and 32 runs (26 earned) with 43 strikeouts and 13 walks while opponents batted .285 allowing three home runs... BIG 12 CONFERENCE RANKINGS: 12th in ERA (3.48)... AGAINST NATIONALLY RANKED OPPONENTS... made three appearances (all starts) with a 0-2 record, 4.86 ERA, 16.2 innings pitched, allowed 20 hits and 10 runs (9 earned) with seven strikeouts and five walks allowed... DURING BIG 12 CONFERENCE PLAY... made eight appearances (7 starts) with a 2-4 record, 4.20 ERA, 40.2 innings, allowed 47 hits, 20 runs (19 earned) with 23 strikeouts and 10 walks... one of four Red Raiders with a team-high two conference wins... led team with seven starts and 40.2 innings pitched during league play... made seven starts in league play, including two in series openers, four in middle games and one in the series finale... BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP... made one appearance (relief) with a 0-0 record and one save pitching four shutout innings allowing three hits with two strikeouts and a walk allowing opponents to bat .200... HOME GAMES... made six appearances (5 starts) with a 2-2 record, 1.91 ERA, combined on one shutout, 33.0 innings, allowed 28 hits and eight runs (7 earned) with 28 strikeouts and seven walks while opponents batted .235 without allowing a home run... ROAD/NEUTRAL SITE GAMES... made nine appearances (5 starts) with a 2-3 record, 4.98 ERA, one save, 34.1 innings, allowed 46 hits and 24 runs (19 earned) with 15 strikeouts and six walks allowed... one of three Red Raiders with a team-leading two wins in road/neutral site games... led team with 34.1 innings pitched in road/neutral site games... SITUATIONAL: opposing left-handed batters hit .215 (14-for-65)... best opponent left-handed batting average by a Red Raider pitcher since 2007 (Scofield - .204, 11-for-54)... opposing right-handed batters hit .308 (60-for-195)... opposing batters hit .296 (32-for-108) with runners on base... opposing batters hit .276 (42-for-152) with the bases empty... opposing batters hit .240 (18-for-75) with two outs... tallied 101 ground outs compared to just 42 fly outs... forced opponents into seven groundball double plays... MISCELLANEOUS: made three midweek starts and seven starts in Big 12 play... posted a perfect 0.00 ERA in five relief outings (1-0, 1 save, 15.0 IP, 12 H, 3 R, 0 ER, 8 SO, 2 BB, .207 OPP BA)... made eight scoreless appearances (3 during starts/5 during relief)... pitched at least five innings in 8-of-10 starts... pitched multiple innings in relief in 3-of-5 outings... made six appearances not allowing a walk and allowed one or fewer walks in 13-of-15 outings, including allowing just two walks during his first 24.2 innings pitched in the first month of the season (2/17-3/17)... struck out multiple batters in 3-of-5 relief outings... team posted a 7-8 record during 15 appearances... finished the season pitching 17.2 consecutive scoreless innings (5/5-5/25)... became the first Red Raider to make back-to-back scoreless Big 12 starts (vs. OSU/vs. Baylor) since 2001 (Brandon Roberson)... pitched 18.2 consecutive scoreless innings (3/12-3/30) during four appearances (3 starts)... consecutive scoreless innings pitched streak (18.2) marked the fourth longest in the nation at that point in the season... went 16.2 consecutive innings without allowing a walk (2/26-3/12)... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS... made career debut pitching a scoreless inning with a strikeout against Northern Illinois (2/17)... earned first career win during first career start pitching five innings allowing 10 hits and four runs (3 earned) with two strikeouts during an 8-6 win at FIU (2/26)... picked up second win during third start with a career-high 10 strikeouts pitching seven shutout innings allowing two hits and a walk during a 9-2 victory over Utah Valley (3/12)... was one of four Red Raiders to strikeout 10 or more batters in a game during the season (Dominic Moreno, Trey Masek, Corey Taylor)... third win of the season was his first in relief during his longest relief outing of the season pitching 5.1 shutout innings during series-clinching 4-2 win at Texas (3/17) allowing just four hits with two strikeouts... helped Tech to its first series win over Texas since 2002 (in Lubbock) while winnings its first series over the Longhorns in Austin since 2001... 5.1 innings pitched in relief to earn the win (at Texas) marked the longest relief outing by a Red Raider to earn a win in Big 12 play since 2004 (Corey Gerstner - 6 IP at No. 12 Nebraska, 4/22/04)... pitched six shutout innings allowing four hits with three strikeouts and a walk at West Virginia (3/23) during a no decision... pitched a season-high 7.2 shutout innings while throwing a season-high 113 pitches while allowing four hits, four strikeouts and four walks and earned a no decision in a 3-0 loss against No. 19 Oklahoma State (5/5)... had second straight scoreless start in Big 12 play while earning fourth win of the season pitching six shutout innings with three strikeouts and throwing 111 pitches against Baylor (5/17) during final home series of the season... earned first career save during first career outing in the Big 12 Championship tossing four innings and 51 pitches allowing three hits with two strikeouts and a walk against Baylor (5/25)... member of the 2013 Big 12 Commissioner's Spring Academic Honor Roll.

GRAYSON COUNTY COLLEGE
Played at Grayson County College for two seasons (2011-2012) for head coach Dusty Hart... as a sophomore went 9-4 with a 2.32 ERA in 15 appearances (14 starts) with two complete games, one shutout, 89.1 innings pitched, 68 strikeouts and 19 walks allowed... NJCAA RANKINGS: 22nd in innings pitched (89.1)... 27th in wins (9)... NTJCAC RANKINGS: eighth in innings pitched (89.1)... 13th in wins (9)... 28th in ERA (2.32)... 36th in strikeouts (68)... pitched at least seven innings seven times, including six of the final eight starts of the season... struck out at least five batters on eight occasions... struck out a season-high 10 batters against Eastern Oklahoma State (3/10)... allowed two or fewer walks in 13-of-15 appearances... led team to a win at the Region V Tournament over New Mexico JC (5/14) with a complete-game, nine-inning effort with nine strikeouts and only one walk allowed without allowing an earned run... as a freshman went 1-1 making 14 appearances (1 start) with a 6.14 ERA and 22 innings pitched with 12 strikeouts and five walks allowed.

HIGH SCHOOL
A two-year varsity letterwinner at Lake Dallas High School for head coach John Tompkins... named all-area and first team all-district in 2010... as a senior went 9-4 with a 2.74 ERA in 25 appearances with 76.2 innings, 80 strikeouts and 27 walks while opponents batted .213... as a junior went 3-5 with a 4.10 ERA in 15 appearances with 42.2 innings pitched, 25 strikeouts and nine walks allowed... earned honorable mention all-conference in 2009.

PERSONAL
Jonathan Louis Drozd... born September 17, 1991, in Lake Dallas, Texas... son of Tommy and Bridgett Drozd... has three brothers, Thomas, Tim and Danny... grandfather, Louis Drozd, played football at SMU for two years... an advertising major at Texas Tech.


Drozd finished his two-year Tech career with a 2.75 ERA to rank sixth all-time in school history.
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