SOPHOMORE YEAR: 2013
Racked up eight wins on the hill, tied for the fourth most in the Big Ten ... went 8-2 overall with a 3.01 ERA and 50 strikeouts in 15 starts spanning 83.2 innings ... clinched outright Big Ten title by cruising through 8.1 innings to the tune of one run on four hits and two walks on the final day of the regular season at Ohio State ... notched a `W' at Florida, giving up zero earned runs in 7.2 innings of work ... manned the bump for eight shutout innings versus Penn State, fanning seven Nittany Lions ... came back and struck out seven more in very next start, an IU victory at Iowa ... began the season 7-0 in first 11 starts.
FRESHMAN YEAR: 2012
Named to the Big Ten All-Freshman team ... member of the weekend rotation all year long, making 15 starts ... ranked 10th in the Big Ten with a 3.21 ERA ... compiled five wins and 53 strikeouts in 84 innings pitched ... crafty southpaw struck out 26 batters looking, the third-most in the conference ... earned Big Ten Freshman of the Week laurels on Apr. 23 after tossing a complete game shutout with eight Ks against Georgia Southern (4/21) ... combined with Ryan Halstead for another team shutout on May 18, fanning eight Ohio State batters and allowing just three hits in pitching the first eight shutout innings ... chewed up at least five innings in 11 of 15 starts ... earned four Big Ten wins.
Garnered a 10-3 record, 1.90 ERA with 120 strikeouts in his junior and senior seasons combined ... the southpaw also picked off 19 runners in his last two years ... two-time all-conference selection ... the son of Roger and Lauri Hart ... has a brother, Ryan ... born on November 23, 1992 ... majoring in Environmental Science.