2008: Appeared in 14 games as a sophomore, including six starts...sports a 3-1 record, 4.11 ERA, .174 opponent batting average and 36 strikeouts in 35.0 innings of work...ranks fifth on the team in strikeouts... did not allow a hit in four appearances and held opponents without an earned run on six occasions...posted consecutive wins over McNeese State (5.0 IP, 6 K, 3 H, 1 ER on April 1), at UNO (6.0 IP, 9 K, 2 H, 1 ER on April 9) and Southeastern Louisiana (7.0 IP, 10 K, 1 H, 1 ER on April 15)...Tulane has won nine of the 14 games he has appeared in...posted six or more strikeouts on three occasions, including a career-best 10 vs. Southeastern Louisiana (April 15).
2007: Appeared in 14 games as a true freshman, including a start against UNC-Asheville (3/7)...went 1-0 with a 6.75 ERA, 11 strikeouts and a .301 opponent batting average in 20.0 innings of work...earned first career victory with 3.0 shutout innings against Wright State (3/2)...tallied a pair of multiple-strikeout games, including a career-best three vs. the Raiders...did not allow a hit in four games, and did not give up an earned run on eight occasions...longest outing of the year came against Memphis(4/6) when he tossed 4.0 frames out of the bullpen...off the diamond, was a member of the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club.
Summer Ball: Played for the Mineral Wells Steam of the Texas Collegiate League in 2007...ranked second in the TCL in strikeouts (50) and tied for third in innings pitched (50.0)...played in 13 games, including seven starts, holding opponents to a .257 batting average while posting a 1-4 record with a 5.76 ERA.
High School: Three-year starter at McNeil High where he saw time at third base and on the mound for coach Andy Dawson...earned All-District 15-5A honors his final two prep seasons...named All-Central Texas and academic-all-state as a senior after posting a 1.70 ERA and 96 strikeouts to go with a .360 batting average, 14 doubles, a home run and 16 RBI...selected to play in the Central Texas All-Star Game where he earned the Fireman Award as the game's top pitcher...in Feb. 2006, fanned a career-best 18 batters in six innings against A&M Consolidated...as a junior, struck out 56 in 61.0 innings and hit .338 with 10 doubles and 13 RBI en route to earning honorable mention All-District 15-5A recognition...played for Austin Baseball Club in 2005 and helped lead the team to a third-place finish at the Perfect Game Nationals.
Personal: Born Steven Taylor Rogers on June 5, 1987 in Dallas, Texas...son of Steve and Vicki Rogers...has two sisters: Kristen and Tiffany...majoring in finance.