36 Tommy Parsons
36 Tommy Parsons
Height: 6-5
Weight: 185
Year: Jr.
Hometown: New Albany, Ohio
High School: New Albany
Position: P
Bats/Throws: R/R

Entering the Season: Postseason awards candidate...chosen "preseason All-American" by NCAA Division III head coaches on the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper's 2017 Watch List...three-year starter...in the off-season before his junior campaign, he pitched for the Battle Creek Bombers of the Northwoods League, a summer collegiate wooden-bat circuit that has produced 100-plus Major League Baseball players...named in January to the D3baseball.com Preseason All-America Second Team...

2016 (Sophomore Year)

  • Voted the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Pitcher of the Year 
  • Postseason accolades included All-Mideast Region First Team nod from the American Baseball Coaches' Association and D3baseball.com
  • Led the MIAA with a career-best 9-2 won-lost record
  • Bulldogs ace who also established personal records with 82.2 innings pitched and a 2.18 earned-run average--both second in the conference
  • First-team All-MIAA
  • Walked only 11 batters while striking out 50 for another PR
  • Opponents hit just .212 (8th in the MIAA) against him while facing the most batters in the league
  • Three-time MIAA Pitcher of the Week (March 8, March 28, April 4) 
  • Also tabbed to the D3baseball.com Team of the Week on March 30, when he also was one of two honorable mention pitchers who received recognition from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers' Association
  • Threw the first no-hitter in the Craig Rainey coaching era with an 8-0 win over MIAA foe Olivet on March 25. He struck out seven Comets and walked just one. 

2015 (Freshman Year)

  • Started nine games with 12 total appearances on his way to an 8-1 record
  • Went six innings while giving up zero earned runs on eight hits on his way to recording a win against Calvin College in the MIAA Tournament Championship Game
  • Recorded a 3.10 ERA and had 28 strikeouts

Personal

  • Majoring in business management 
  • Born in Columbus, Ohio, on September 1, 1995, and he is the son of Robert Parsons
  • Prepped at New Albany High School, graduating in 2014
  • Played varsity baseball for coach Justin Grieger
  • Named second-team all-league in 2013 and was all-league first team and second-team all-district in 2014
  • Won Bob Talpas Scholarship Award for leadership
  • Favorite sports teams are the Ohio State Buckeyes and New York Yankees...athlete: Derek Jeter...TV show: Family Guy...movie: The Sandlot...musical group: Coldplay.