CAREER: Has appeared in 41 games in relief over the past two seasons after transferring to The Citadel from Newberry … has a record of 3-1 with six saves and an ERA of 4.57 to go along with 26 strikeouts and 14 walks in 45.1 innings in his two years as a Bulldog.
JUNIOR (2012): Pitched in a team- and Southern Conference-leading 36 games, all in relief, and led the team with seven saves while winning three of four decisions and posting an ERA of 3.51 … tied for sixth in the conference in saves … worked 41.0 innings and struck out 21 while walking 12 … had five of his saves and had an ERA of 2.01 in 16 Southern Conference games … closed out shutout wins over Columbia (3/3), Coastal Carolina (4/3) and Davidson (5/6) … had saves in two of the three games vs. Georgia Southern (4/27 and 4/29) and added Southern Conference saves vs. UNC Greensboro (4/14) and Furman (5/12) … pitched two hitless innings and struck out a pair in a win over Columbia (3/4) … allowed one hit in 2.1 innings in a win over Wofford (4/1) and also earned a victory over Samford (4/7) … longest outing of the year was 4.1 shutout innings with three strikeouts vs. College of Charleston (4/22).
SOPHOMORE (2011): Appeared in five games in relief and did not earn a decision or a save in 4.1 innings of work … pitched a scoreless inning vs. UNC Greensboro (5/15) and fanned three in two innings vs. USC Upstate (5/11).
2010: Sat out the season after transferring from Newberry.
HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of Hanahan High School … batted over .500 his final three seasons and was named all-state his senior year after earning all-region honors as a sophomore and junior … voted team MVP and best offensive player his sophomore, junior and senior campaigns … member of two-time AAU national championship Goose Creek Diamondbacks team … played on North Charleston Patriots summer league team when they won the 2009 World Series.
PERSONAL: Born March 17, 1990 … son of Bunky and Cheri Hines … several members of his family were athletes at The Citadel … was a teammate the past three years with brother Bryce and another brother, Bret, is a freshman this season … father played baseball at The Citadel in 1985 and grandfather played football for the Bulldogs … majoring in business administration.