2007: Started 11 games and made 17 appearances on mound for Herd...pitched a second-best 76.0 total innings...recorded a total of 45 strikeouts...struck out nine batters in first game of double-header against Buffalo (3/3), a complete game shutout win...surrendered just two hits (lowest number among 11 starts) against Buffalo (3/3).
2006: Pitched in five games, including five starts ... tossed five scoreless innings vs. Morehead State (5/10) with five strikeouts to earn first college win ... tossed scoreless innings of relief at Belmont (2/17) and Morehead State (4/11) ... had starts against 2006 NCAA Tournament teams Kentucky and Virginia.
2005: Redshirted, did not play.
2004: Made a dozen appearances in freshman campaign for Herd ... pitched scoreless inning of relief in debut in opener at Belmont ... went three scoreless innings in win at Kentucky and allowed just three hits ... made first start on March 30 at Louisville, giving up four earned runs on five hits ... made total of three starts for season ... pitched hitless inning of relief at Akron (5/8) ... in series opener vs. Buffalo (5/21) pitched two scoreless innings, allowing one hit.
High School: Named All-North Player of the Year ... selected for All-Section team and All-North team ... earned All-WPIAL and Western Pennsylvania Player of the Year honors.
Personal: Born Dec. 12, 1984 ... son of Walter and Deborah Dobies ... has sister, Autumn (25), and brother, Andrew (23), who played baseball for Virginia, was third-round pick of Boston Red Sox in 2004 Major League Baseball Draft and now is at the double-A level with the Portland Sea Dogs of the Red Sox organization ... majoring in marketing.