UTA Sits Game Back in Standings with Three to Play
Mavs Have Won Eight Consecutive Games
UTA Moves into First Place in Sun Belt; Series Resumes on Sunday at 11 a.m.
Mavs Host Texas A&M on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at The Gould
Will Olson Belts First Career Home Run
Worked in 22 games with one start, emerging as UTA's primary left-handed specialist late in the year … Finished with an 0-3 record and a 2.55 ERA in 24.2 innings, with one save, allowing 24 hits and 10 walks, striking out 22 … Held opponents to a .258 average … Pitched in 12 games in Sun Belt play with an 0-2 record and a 3.12 ERA in 8.2 innings, striking out nine … Had a 3.52 ERA with a 0-3 record in 14 games at Clay Gould … Had a 2.25 ERA in 11 day games and a .284 ERA in 11 night games … Worked in 12 games that UTA won, with a 0.77 ERA … Opponents hit just .200 (9-for-45) with runners on base … Inherited 15 runners, allowing only five to score … Made his season debut in his lone start of the year vs. No. 3 TCU in the home opener, working 3.1 innings, allowing one run on two hits and a walk, striking out three … Worked three innings without allowing an earned run vs. Louisiana Tech … Picked up first save of the year with 3.1 shutout, one-hit innings with four strikeouts at Texas A&M-CC … Combined to work five shutout innings in two relief outings vs. TAMU-CC … Got four outs in two outings vs. Milwaukee … Final seven outings were scoreless … Allowed a season-high two earned runs in one inning vs. Troy … Worked a shutout inning at Texas … Fanned two in a perfect inning at Arkansas State.
Appeared in 12 games with three starts, owning a 1-1 record and an 8.31 ERA … Had a save in 17.1 innings, allowing 31 hits and seven walks, striking out 14 … Allowed five doubles, one triple and two homers, with opponents hitting .373 … Appeared in six games with two starts in Sun Belt play, earning a save in seven innings … UTA went 1-2 in his starts … Inherited 10 runners, allowing seven to score … Made UTA debut with 1.1 shutout innings vs. Oklahoma State, a 3-2 UTA win … Worked 1.2 shutout innings at Baylor … Picked up first career win, allowing one run in 1.1 innings at Louisiana Tech … Made first career start, working 4.2 innings without allowing an earned run vs. Texas A&M Corpus-Christi … ERA took a hit with 10 earned runs allowed over two combined innings in back-to-back starts.
Junior College (2015)
Made 13 appearances for Eastern Oklahoma State, making eight starts … Went 2-3 with a 3.75 ERA, striking out 41 in 48 innings.
Had a 2.19 ERA and 131 strikeouts over 28 games in his career at Azle High School … Was a 2012 Rawlings preseason second-team all-region selection … A two-time all-district selection … Had a 0.89 ERA and a 3-6 record with 68 strikeouts as a junior … Also played basketball for a season … Was an original signee of Arkansas.
Son of Jeffrey and Barbara Meyer … Has two brothers, Kyle (24) and Nick (26) … Graduated with a BBA in Marketing and Management in the summer of 2017 ... Is currently a graduate student working on his MBA … Was born in Baltimore, Md.
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