Pitched one inning of relief against Howard in the second game of the doubleheader on Jan. 26...pitched in two games at the Astros College Classic where he went 1 1/3 innings with three strikeouts...earned his first win of the season against Cal-State Northridge on Feb. 10 in 1/3 innings pitched...came in relief twice on the New Mexico/California road swing...tossed an 1/3 of an inning against New Mexico and 1/3 against Oregon State...pitched an inning of relief against Howard Payne and got Tech out of a huge jam to help preserve a 5-4 win...picked up his first save of the season and second of his career against Kansas on April 29th to preserve a 4-3 Tech win?finished the season with a 8.31 ERA and 1-0 record, pitched 8 2/3 innings with seven strikeouts
Went through the season with a perfect 6-0 record...made 27 appearances on the year...finished with 5.71 ERA...pitched 52.0 innings...stuckout 49 batters...finished 12 games...second on the team in wins behind Kevin Tracey
Saw action in all capacities during season- starter, closer and middle reliever ? Big 12 Commissioner?s Honor Roll ? went career-high 5.0 IP and struck out three in fourth victory of season against SW Texas State ? earned first career save at Oklahoma on 4/10 in 3.1 innings of relief and two strikeouts ? earned victory as he struck out two batters and pitched out of a huge jam at Oklahoma ? earned win against TCU after striking out two in 1.2 IP on 4/6 ? earned first victory of career in 3.0 IP, three strikeout, one hit performance vs. UT-Arlington ? struck out career-high six batters in relief action vs. Loyola Marymount.
A 1998 graduate of Strake Jesuit High School in Houston, Texas where he played baseball for head coach Bob Nottebart ... Nottebart played for and coached with Texas Tech head coach Larry Hays at Lubbock Christian ... led Strake Jesuit to two consecutive Class 4A state championships as a junior and senior ... finished 9-2 with three saves, seven shutouts, two complete games and a 1.83 ERA as a senior ... selected All State, All Conference and All District as both a junior and senior ... threw two one-hitters last season after being selected All State ... went 6-3 and led team to state championship as a junior ... went 7-4 as a sophomore.
Born Steve Rowe on July 17, 1980 in Lima, Ohio ... son of Steven and Janet Rowe of Pasadena, Texas ... has three brothers and sisters...Joe (19) and twins Hillary (18) and Benjamin (18) ... married Monica Sell on December 28, 2001?likes music and can play the piano ... hobbies and interests include music, history, golf and sleeping ... both parents attended Ohio State ... career goals include becoming a pilot and ?flying a Boeing 747 across the ocean? ... worked last two summers as a camp counselor for epileptic youth.