Career: Made seven starts and appeared in 12 games in his true freshman season...led the team in earned run average (2.72) in his first year of collegiate ball...has thrown 116 strike-outs in 120.0 innings (8.7 SO/9)...named to the C-USA All-Freshman team in 2011.
2012 Summer League: Pitched for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox of the Cape Cod League during the summer of 2012...went 6-0 while leading the league with a 1.17 earned run average over 38.1 innings in the regular season...added a 2-0 record during the postseason and helped the Red Sox advance to the league championship...struck out a total of 60 hitters in 51.1 innings of summer ball.
2012: One of only two Herd pitchers to make 14 weekend starts...posted a 2-8 record despite six quality starts...struck out a team-leading 82 hitters which ranked fourth in Conference USA...struck out 13 against Gardner-Webb (3/9) in his first winning decision of the season...threw 4.2 perfect innings and carried a no-hitter with two out in the eighth against Southern Miss (4/27)...allowed only three home runs over 83.2 innings...3.98 earned run average was best among Marshall starters...tallied his 100th career punchout against Southern Miss (4/27).
2011: Made seven starts on the mound in his true freshman season...went 2-3 in 12 appearances...led the team in earned run average (2.72)...struck out 34 in 36.1 innings of work...allowed 11 earned runs and only eight extra-base hits...opponents batted .254...pitched 17.2 innings with a 1.53 earned run average in last three starts...named to the C-USA All-Freshman team.
High School: Drafted in the 21st Round of the MLB draft by the Houston Astros...named Nevada First Team All-State, All-Sunset Conference and All-Southwest Division...posted a 6-4 record with nine complete games, 64 innings and 91 strikeouts...held opponents to a .181 batting average...hit at .449 clip, seven homers, 23 total extra-base hits and 43 RBI...selected as the starting pitcher for the Sunset-Sunrise All-Star Game...played for the 2010 National Champion Ohio Warhawks and the Team Vegas Baseball Club in 2009.
Personal: Born May 26, 1992...son of Craig and Janice Blair...father played baseball at UNLV...has one brother, Garrett, who plays baseball at CSN...majoring in marketing.