The Herd will travel to Columbus, Ohio to take on Ohio State
2014:Made 19 appearances including three starts...recorded a career high seven strikeouts in a five inning, four hit performance on 4/19 versus WVU Tech where he earned his first win of the season...recorded three strikeouts in 1.2 innings of relief on 2/17 versus Towson... recorded 23 strikeouts, including nine looking, in 25 1/3 innings of work...picked up his first collegiate save on 3/8 versus East Carolina.
2013: Made eight starts in his true freshman season, including four weekend starts...appeared 11 times from the bullpen...picked up his first and only winning decision of the season in a midweek tilt with Eastern Kentucky (5/1)...finished the season 1-3 with an ERA of 4.81...struck out 20 and walked 23 over 33.2 innings on the bump...struck out the second batter he faced on the season against Old Dominion (2/16)...struck out four twice: Central Michigan (3/15) and West Virginia (4/2).
High School: Attended Fairland High School.
Personal: Born December 12, 1993...son of Pete and Tammy Thackston...has three siblings: Tyler, Josie, and Peter...majoring in business.