Greenies win, 5-4, after playing their second straight extra-inning game
Longest game of the season for Green Wave ends in 3-2 defeat
Greenies end four-game road trip and host their first C-USA weekend series in three weeks
First time Greenies have traveled to Lafayette since 2003
Greenies drop game three of the series, 2-0, despite first career complete game from Napoli
|Byo's Career Honors|
|2011||Louisiana Pitcher of the Week|
2011 (Sophomore): Named Louisiana Pitcher of the Week on March 7...Appeared in 12 games with ten starts on the mound...struck out two-or-more batters in nine of his ten starts...posted four scoreless outings...collected wins at Ole Miss (3/6), versus Memphis (5/8) and against Houston (5/27) at the Conference USA Tournament...issued one or fewer walk in seven of his starts...held a 16-inning scoreless streak from March 6-April 10...led the team in ERA (3.32)...ranked second on the team in opponent's batting average (.252), wins (3) and games started (10)...sat third on the squad in innings pitched (59.2)...tossed two and one-third scoreless frames against Sam Houston state in the series finale (2/20)...tossed seven shutout innings and allowed just two hits, while fanning five batters, in a no decision against Northwestern State (3/1)...picked up the win with five scoreless innings at Ole Miss (3/6) with four strikeouts to post the win...missed 17 games due to injury from March 7-April 9...held UCF (4/10) scoreless on the road for four innings, with three strikeouts, in a no decision...struck out eight and walked one at Rice (4/17) and allowed just one run on four hits in a no decision...allowed three runs on eight hits in six innings against Memphis (5/8) to post a victory...fanned three and allowed five runs in four and one-thirds innings at Marshall (5/15) in a no decision...allowed one unearned run in seven innings of work to pick up the win against Houston (5/27) at the Conference USA Tournament.
2010 (Freshman): Appeared in six games with three starts on the mound...struck out a batter in all six appearances...struck out 15 batters and walked 11...won his first career start against Towson (3/13)...made his first collegiate appearances at New Orleans (3/9) with one inning of work, allowing two runs, and striking out one...allowed just one run in six innings with a pair of strikeouts to collect the win over Towson (3/13) in the second game of a double-header...threw 6.1 innings, allowing five hits and four runs - one earned - with six strikeouts against St. Mary's (3/20)...tossed 1.2 innings against Rice (4/9), allowing one run on two hits and fanned three batters...tossed 2.2 innings in a start at LSU (4/14) with five runs allowed and one strikeout...missed the remainder of the regular season due to injury...Appeared in 12 games with 11 starts in the field...started games in the outfield (8) and at designated hitter (3)...posted two multi-hit games and one multi-RBI contest...posted his first career hit against Boston College (2/21) with a first inning single and scored a run...singled and drove in his first collegiate RBI in the second game of a three-game set against Lipscomb (2/27)...was three-for-five with two RBI's and three runs scored, with a double and his first career home run, at New Orleans (3/9)...was three-for-four with a double and a run scored against Kansas (3/17)...made four more starts in the lineup and missed most of the remainder of the regular season with an injury.
About Alex Byo
Prep: A member of three state champion teams (2006, 2008, 2009) at Parkview Baptist High School for coach M.L. Woodruff...named to the All-State team as a junior in 2008 and a senior in 2009...earned All-Metro MVP honors as a junior...named All-District and MVP in both 2008 and 2009...also earned Academic All-State honors as a senior.
Personal: Born Alexander Weeks Byo on September 2, 1990...son of Jim and Jane Byo...his brother Ben played baseball at College of Wooster...intends to major in Sociology.