Jones, Carthon and Cannizaro
Squad will face Sam Houston State, Texas State and Missouri State
Team opens the season Thurs., Feb. 15
Green Wave Eye Return to the NCAA Tournament in 2013
Seven Earn All-Conference USA Honors, Five Honored as All-State
2015 American Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week (5/18)
2015 LSWA Pitcher of the Week (4/20)
2015 American Athletic Conference Honor Roll (4/20)
2015 LSWA Pitcher of the Week (4/13)
2015 American Athletic Conference Honor Roll (4/13)
2012 Conference USA All-Freshman team
2015 (Redshirt Junior): Appeared in 18 games with 13 starts…went 6-4 with a 3.67 ERA in 88.1 innings with two complete games…allowed 80 hits, 48 runs and 36 earned runs while striking out 73 and walking 46…held opponents to a .246 batting average…pitched in one combined shutout…struck out four in an 5.0-inning start during his season debut at Pepperdine (2/14)…started against San Francisco (2/21), Creighton (2/28) and Gonzaga (3/7) before moving to the bullpen for a period of time…picked up his first win on the year in 6.2 innings of relief against Xavier (3/15), striking out five…fanned six and allowed no hits in 4.0 innings out of the bullpen against UConn (3/29), subsequently moving back to a starting role for the remainder of the season…picked up a victory at East Carolina (4/4) after hurling 6.0 innings and allowing just three earned runs…named the LSWA Pitcher of the Week (4/13) and placed on The American Athletic Conference Honor Roll (4/13) after tossing his first-career complete game at Houston (4/12), allowing just two hits and one run while striking out five…fanned five in 6.1 innings in a combined shutout against UCF (4/19) for the win and his second-straight appearance on the American Athletic Conference Honor Roll (4/20) while also picking up Pitcher of the Week honors from the LSWA for the second-straight week…notched the win at Cincinnati (4/26) in 5.0 innings while striking out five…struck out four in 7.1 innings against Houston (5/2)…struck out six against USF (5/9) in 4.2 innings…pitched a 7.0-inning complete game during the first game of a doubleheader against Memphis (5/16), striking six on his way to American Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week honors…fanned five in 5.2 innings against UConn (5/22) during The American Baseball Championships…started the final game of the season against UNC Wilmington (5/31) at the NCAA Baton Rouge Regionals.2014 (Redshirt Sophomore): Appeared in 12 games with six starts...went 3-4 with a 5.79 ERA across 32.2 innings after missing all of 2013 with an arm injury...allowed 41 hits and 28 runs - 21 earned - while walking 15 and striking out 36...made his first appearance of the season in a relief role against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2/16), totaling 3.0 innings and striking out five while picking up the win...made his first start of the season at Louisiana Tech (2/23), pitching 2.2 innings in a loss while striking out one...started against Sacred Heart (3/3), fanning six over 3.2 innings in a losing effort...notched four strikeouts in 1.1 innings at San Francisco (3/9)...pitched a single inning against Louisiana-Lafayette (3/12), at East Carolina (3/15) during the second game of a doubleheader and at New Orleans (3/19)...posted three strikeouts in a loss against Middle Tennessee (3/23)...pitched 3.0 innings in a weekend start against UTSA (4/5), totaling four strikeouts...allowed four hits and four runs in 2.0 innings against Rice (4/13)...tied a career-high in strikeouts with seven in 6.0 innings of work during a win against Nicholls State (4/29)...picked up the victory against Southeastern Louisiana (5/6) in 5.0 innings on the mound, totaling three strikeouts. Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll honors.
2013 (Sophomore): Sat out the season due to an injury.
2012 (Freshman): Earned Conference USA All-Freshman Team honors...appeared in 13 games with eight starts on the mound...first six appearances were starts...ranked third on the team in strikeouts (46) and innings pitched (51.1)... Posted three win on the mound; against Siena (2/19-1), versus Nicholls State (4/10) and at Houston (5/13)...picked up a win in his first collegiate appearances versus Siena (2/19-1) with five innings of work in the start and just two unearned runs allowed with six strikeouts...fanned six in five and two-thirds innings in a start versus Indiana (2/26) with two runs allowed...allowed a pair of runs on seven hits with five strikeouts in five and two-thirds innings against Alabama (3/4)...allowed two runs on four hits in five innings of work at Wichita State (3/11) with six strikeouts...missed 11 games - three starts - between March 18 and April 7...allowed three hits in four innings of work against Nicholls State (4/10) with four strikeouts in the start...fanned five batters and allowed two runs on four hits in three and one-thirds innings of relief work at UAB (4/15)...allowed one run on four hits in a relief appearances at East Carolina (4/29)...threw five and two-thirds innings in a start versus Southern Miss (5/6) with three runs allowed on five hits and four strikeouts...fanned seven batters in six innings of work in a start at Houston (5/12) and allowed one run on three hits...tossed three and two-thirds hitless innings against UCF (5/26) at the Conference USA Tournament with one strikeout.
About Alex Massey
Prep: Lettered three times for head coach Kyle Achord while at Catholic High School...helped the Bears to back-to-back LHSAA 5A Final Four appearances...guided CHS to the 2010 LHSAA 5A State Championships, which was played at Turchin Stadium...named All-State during his senior season...was an Honorable Mention All-District selection as a sophomore and a Second Team All-District pick as a junior...played summer baseball for Marucci Elite...helped ME to a top-16 finish at the Perfect Game WWBA 17U Championships...finished top-8 at the Perfect Game BCS 17U Championships...was a 27th Round selection of the Boston Red Sox out of high school.
Personal: Born Alex James Massey on February 1, 1993...the son of Roger and Gayle Massey...has one brother, Ross.