Selected to Cape League All-Star Game while playing for CCL's Wareham Gatemen.
2014 - SOPHOMORE
Earned run average of 1.98 was the 10th-best mark in Indiana history (minimum 50 innings) ... led Big Ten with an Indiana record 32 appearances, ranked tied for first with 31 games in relief, tied for fourth with 19 games finished and eighth with five saves ... five saves tied his career-high, which is also tied for the 10th-best in IU annals ... In Big Ten games only, 13 appearances tied for sixth all-time at IU, while four saves tied for fourth in the IU record book ... pitched season-high 4.1 innings at Jacksonville (3/8) to earn the win ... pitched 2.2 innings of one-hit scoreless relief to get save in game one at Iowa (4/5) ... hurled 3.2 scoreless frames in Michigan series ... posted season-high four strikeouts vs. Michigan (3/21) and at Iowa (4/5).
2013 - FRESHMAN
A Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American selection by the Collegiate Baseball newspaper ... voted Second Team All-Big Ten by the conference's coaches and placed on the All-Freshman team ... notched a 6-1 record, 2.44 ERA and five saves while holding the opposition to a .230 batting average ... led the bullpen with 62.2 relief innings in 28 appearances, tied for the fourth most outings in school history ... logged three or more innings nine times, including a four-plus frame showing in the NCAA Bloomington Regional win over Valparaiso ... worked the bump for a total of three innings in a road series win at Florida, allowing a lone hit and blanking the Gators ... grabbed first career save in series opener at Florida ... pitched twice in weekend series versus Penn State, Illinois and Nebraska as well ... struck out five en route to earning a `W' over Northwestern.
A Mizuno All-Ohio selection ... compiled an 18-6 overall record, 124 strikeouts and 2.07 ERA in 130-plus innings during high school career ... went 8-1 with a 1.52 ERA as a senior, fanning 60 batters in 55 innings ... an All-Northeast Ohio and NEOBCA All-Star selection ... two-time all-conference choice ... named Academic All-Ohio ... garnered Cleveland Plain Dealer Player of the Week honors ...
A National Honor Society member ... the son of Stefan Effross and Christine Morton ... born on December 28, 1993 ... majoring in Political Science.