Ended the season with a 3-6 overall record and a 6.75 ERA...logged 56 innings of work...made seven starts and 10 relief appearances...42 strikeouts, 30 walks...opponents hit .288 against him...Picked up both his first win and first save of the year in the weekend series against UNC Asheville...pitched four shutout innings of relief in the final two games (two each game) of the series and struckout six...Pitched three innings of relief against New Mexico on April 11 to earn his second win of the season...allowed one run on two hits and struckout two...Earned Big 12 Co-Pitcher of the Week honors on April 18th just hours after a stellar peformance against No. 10 Arizona State...matched his season-high of six innings pitched against the Sun Devils and allowed just two runs on three hits and struckout three...Turned in an outstanding performance on May 13 in a crucial second game of the Missouri series...logged a career-high 7 2/3 innings and also struckout a career-best six batters...earned a no-decision.
AT ANGELINA COLLEGE
Listed as one of the top junior college prospects in the state of Texas following his sophomore season at Angelina...helped lead his team to an 11th place finish in the 2005 NJCAA National Rankings...named the NJCAA Region 14 Pitcher of the Year...was third among all Texas/New Mexico junior college players with a 1.32 ERA...was a Second-Team All-American...finished the season with a 1.32 ERA over 81 2/3 innings of work...complied an 11-2 overall record...averaged 10.91 strikeouts per nine innings as he ended the year with 99 total k's...allowed only 12 earned runs and 18 total runs...allowed 32 walks and 10 hit batters...ended the season with two complete games while making 15 appearances and 12 starts...IN 2004...posted a 4-2 overall record along with a 3.46 ERA...struckout 54 batters in 52 innings of work...tossed two complete games while making eight appearances and six starts.
A 2003 graduate of Lumberton High School in Lumberton, Texas...played four seasons under head coach Mark Brevelle.
Born on September 24, 1984 in Beaumont, Texas to parents James and Suzanne Odom...his father James is an engineer while his mother Suzanne is a sales representative...has two siblings, Heidi (23) and Tanner (13)...majoring in human development and family studies.