2005: Appeared in five games as a redshirt-freshman, all in relief...for the year, had a 4.32 ERA, five strikeouts and a save in 8.1 innings of work...all five strikeouts came in a 5.0-inning relief appearance at Southern Miss (4/22) when he earned the first save of his career...held opponents scoreless on four occasions, and did not allow a hit twice...saw an inning of relief vs. Houston (5/28) in the Conference USA Tournament seminfinals, tossing a perfect ninth...off the diamond, was a member of the Conference USA Commissioner's List, Tulane's 3.0 Club and the Dean's List.
2004: Appeared in three games as a true freshman before suffering from elbow tendinitis and receiving a medical redshirt...prior to the injury, pitched one inning of relief against Texas-Arlington (2/15), UMBC (2/22) and USC (3/17)...off the diamond, was a member of the Conference USA Commissioner's List and Tulane's 3.0 Club.
Summer Ball: Played for the Fayetteville Swampdogs of the Coastal Plains League in 2005...started all five games he played in, posting a 3-1 record, 1.50 ERA, .187 opponent batting average and 14 strikeouts in 30.0 innings of work.
High School: Four-year letterman as a pitcher and infielder at W.T. Dwyer High for coach Anthony Gullo...as a senior, earned first-team All-District 14-5A after posting a 0.65 ERA, 36 strikeouts and just four walks while holding opponents to a .086 batting average...limited due to a preseason injury, led the team in hitting in his final prep season with a .350 batting average...named first-team all-conference and honorable-mention all-area by The Palm Beach Post as a junior...named Top Pitching Prospect of the Florida Qualifier by Perfect Game USA, third overall prospect at the Team One South Regional Showcase and was selected to compete in the Team One National Showcase in Las Vegas, Nev. following his junior season...off the diamond, received the Gold Academy Achievement Award (3.5-4.0 GPA) and the Academy Achievement Award for leadership, career development, academics and community service all four years...member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Science Honor Society, Academy of Finance and Future Business Leaders of America.
Personal: Born Christopher Edward Worster on Nov. 17, 1984 in West Palm Beach, Fla...son of Ken and Marsha Worster...has one sister, Julia...majoring in finance.