Students maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or better
Jones, Carthon and Cannizaro
Junior made 25 appearances out of the bullpen in 2012
Team opens the season Thurs., Feb. 15
Green Wave Eye Return to the NCAA Tournament in 2013
|Facundus' Career Honors|
|2010||Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America|
|2010||Conference USA All-Freshman Team|
|2010||Second Team All-Louisiana|
2011 (Freshman): Garnered Freshman All-American honors from Collegiate Baseball Magazine...was named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team...earned Second Team All-State honors from the Louisiana Sports Writers Association...collected wins versus Sam Houston State (2/20), twice against George Washington (2/25 and 2/27), at Ole Miss (3/5), at Southern Miss (3/26), at UCF (4/8), versus Memphis (5/6) and at Marshall (5/13)...led the team in wins (8) and appearances (29)...ranked second on the squad in games finished (12)...appeared in 29 games, all in relief...posted 17 scoreless outings...fanned at least one batter in 17 appearances...threw one-plus innings in 21 of relief appearances...appeared on opening night against Sam Houston State (2/18) and allowed one run in two innings of work, striking out three...picked up the win with two-thirds of an inning of scoreless work versus Sam Houston State (2/20) in the series finale...threw two scoreless frames against George Washington on Friday and Sunday (2/25 & 2/27) to collect wins in each outing...collected the win with two and one-thirds innings of scoreless relief work in the second game of a series at Ole Miss (3/5)...tossed a scoreless inning in the series finale at Ole Miss (3/6)...didn't allow a base runner in two clean innings against Wichita State (3/12)...struck out two in one and one-thirds innings of scoreless baseball against Southeastern Louisiana (3/15)...threw two scoreless inning on Saturday (3/19) and one scoreless frame on Sunday (3/20) against New Orleans with one strikeout in each appearance...allowed just two hits in two innings of scoreless relief work at Southern Miss (3/26) to claim the victory...appeared twice against Houston, throwing one scoreless inning on Friday (4/1) and allowing one run in one and one-thirds innings on Sunday (4/3)...fanned three batters in two and two-thirds innings against LSU (3/5)...collected the win with three innings of one-run baseball at UCF (4/8) in the series opener...missed 11 gaems due to injury from April 11-April 30...allowed an unearned run in one and two-thirds innings of work against UAB (5/1)...strung together four consecutive scoreless outings from May 3-May 13, with an inning verssu LSU (5/3), two and one-thirds innings in two appearances against Memphis (5/6 & 5/7) and two-thirds of an inning at Marshall (5/13).
About Alex Facundus
Prep: Lettered three times for head coach Kyle Achord and Catholic High School...helped guide the Bears to a 33-7 overall record and the LHSAA 5A State Championship, which was played at Greer Field/Turchin Stadium...was named a Preseason All-American by Under Armour and TPX as a senior...earned First Team All-District 5 honors during his sophomore and junior seasons...garnered Honorable Mention All-State accolades as a junior...in the classroom, earned First Team All-Academic honors during each of his four years at Catholic High School...played his summer baseball for Bill Hood...helped Bill Hood to the title at the East Cobb Tournament and an appearance in the Connie Mac World Series.
Personal: Born Edward Alexander Facundus on November 6, 1991...the son of Eddy and Melissa Facundus...has two brother, Chris and Nick.