Game Highs Innings Pitched: 1.1 (Last: 3/22/14 at Oklahoma) Strikeouts: 4 (3/22/14 at Oklahoma) Walks: 2 (3/22/14 at Oklahoma)
Went 1-2 with a 5.11 ERA (7er, 12.1ip), 16 strikeouts, and 9 walks in 14 appearances
Also had one save, which was recorded on April 9 at Nebraska ... Inherited the bases loaded in a 10-6 game, and struck out the only batter he faced to notch the save
Stranded 9 of his 12 inherited runners on the season
Retired 9 of the first 14 batters he faced (69%)
Big 12 opponents hit .222 against in 4 appearances
In his first 7 appearances of the season, he posted a 2.35 ERA (2er, 7.2ip) and had 10 strikeouts against 5 walks
Earned his first career win at K-State on March 9 vs. Iowa when he threw 1 1/3 shutout innings and struck out 2
Struck out 2 and walked 1 in 1.0 shutout inning on April 17 vs. Baylor
Walked the only batter he faced in his final appearance of the season on April 27 at West Virginia
Pitched two seasons for Marshalltown Community College, under the direction of head coach Rich Grife
Pitched in 12 games for the Tigers, finishing with a 3-5 record and 5.83 ERA over 54 innings in his freshman year
Threw a seven-inning no-hitter on May 6, 2012 vs. Muscatine, striking out nine and walking one
Appeared in 10 games (3 starts) in 2013, striking out 59 and walking 27 over 44.2 innings ... Was 3-4 with a 8.46 ERA in his sophomore campaign.
High School: Attended Marshalltown High School (IA) ... Lettered three years in baseball under head coach Steve Hanson ... K-State hitting coach Mike Clement also attended Marshalltown and played for Steve Hanson .... Also played football (4 years) and competed in swimming (1 year).
Personal: Born on May 17, 1993 in Marshalltown, Iowa ... Parents are Terry and Sharon Whaley ... Has two younger siblings: Nick and Rachel ... Major is social science.