13 Pierce Banks
13 - Pierce Banks
Height: 6-0
Weight: 185
Bats/Throws: R/R
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sterling Heights, Mich.
High School: Parkway Christian
Position: P
Bats/Throws: R/R
app 12
gs 12
w 8
l 2
sv 0
ip 68.2
era 3.67
k 67

Entering the Season: Returning starter in the Adrian pitching rotation...

2018 (Sophomore Year):

2017 (Freshman Year):

  • Named the D3baseball.com Mideast Rookie of the Year and tabbed to the organization's All-Mideast First Team
  • Was an American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings All-Mideast Second Team selection
  • Made the All-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association First Team after going 6-0 with a 2.27 earned-run average in seven conference starts
  • Started in 11 games for the Bulldogs, posting a 8-1 won-lost record with four complete games and two shutouts
  • Scattered 21 earned runs over 77.2 innings of work for a 2.43 ERA overall, while also striking out 60 batters and holding opponents to a .233 batting average
  • Finished in the top-ten of several pitching categories in the MIAA, including second in innings pitched and ERA, tied for second in games started and wins, third in strikeouts, tied for fourth in complete games, and seventh in strikeouts per nine innings (6.95)
  • Named the MIAA Pitcher of the Week on April 10 after six innings of no-hit baseball with eight strikeouts in a victory over Calvin on April 7
  • Pitched a four-hit shutout with seven strikeouts in a 13-0 win over Albion on April 22

High School Information: 

  • Graduated cum laude from Parkway Christian in 2016
  • Previously attended Henry Ford II High
  • Played baseball for both the Eagles and Falcons, respectively
  • Awards included four-time All-Macomb Area Conference Red Division and three-time All-Macomb County First Team.
  • As a senior, was first-team All-Macomb County Divisions 2-4, first-team all-region, first-team all-state infielder and the 2016 Macomb County Player of the Year.
  • Named to the Honor Roll all four years in high school.

Why did you choose Adrian College?: "Superb athletics tradition paired with top quality academics."

What is your Career Goal?: "To play Professional baseball."

Who has been the Biggest Influence on you as an Athlete and Why?: "My mother and father from their years of commitment and support to me fulfilling my goals and dreams."

Personal:  Born on March 31, 1998 in Troy, Michigan... son of Ted and Vicki Banks...Favorites: sports team--Detroit Lions; athlete--Sonny Gray; TV show--Psych; movie--A Knight's Tale; musician--E-Dubble; food--chicken alfredo...enjoys reading...majoring in athletic training.

Recent Games
May 9 Hope W, 5-3
May 10 Hope W, 2-0
May 17 Heidelberg L, 4-3
May 18 La Roche W, 6-4
May 18 Denison W, 5-3
May 19 Heidelberg L, 9-6
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 12 7
Plate appearances 0 0
At Bats 0 0
Runs 0 0
Hits 0 0
Doubles - -
Triples - -
Home Runs - -
Runs Batted In 0 0
Total bases 0 0
Walks - -
Hit by pitch - -
Strikeouts - -
Sacrifice Flies - -
Sacrifice Hits - -
Hit into double play - -
Stolen Bases - -
Caught Stealing - -
Batting Average - -
On Base Percentage - -
Slugging Percentage - -
Appearances 12 7
Games started 12 7
Wins 8 5
Losses 2 2
Saves 0 0
Complete Games 1 1
Shutouts - -
Innings Pitched 68.2 37.2
Hits 70 37
Runs 30 19
Earned Runs 28 18
Walks 36 23
Strikeouts 67 41
Strikeouts per Game 8.78 9.80
Doubles Allowed 11 6
Triples Allowed 1 1
Home Runs Allows 2 1
At Bats Against 263 146
Batting Average Against .266 .253
Earned Run Average 3.67 4.30
Wild pitches 8 5
Hit Batters - -
Balks - -
Sacrifice Flies Allowed 1 1
Sacrifice Hits Allowed 1 -
Total Chances 18 8
Put Outs 3 2
Assists 14 5
Errors 1 1
Fielding Percentage .944 .875
Double Plays - -
Stolen Bases Allowed 9 8
Runners Caught Stealing 3 1
Runners Caught Stealing Percentage .250 .111
Passed Balls - -
Catcher's Interference - -
Date Opponent Score ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs
Mar 2 vs. Wis.-Oshkosh W, 15-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 2 at Birmingham Southern L, 9-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 5 at Piedmont W, 9-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 at Oglethorpe W, 14-8 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 9 at Oglethorpe W, 18-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 at Berry W, 12-1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 16 vs. Cortland W, 11-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 vs. Marietta W, 8-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 20 at Heidelberg L, 16-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 Alma W, 8-5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 23 Alma W, 10-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 Alma W, 11-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 Alma W, 18-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 26 at Baldwin Wallace L, 8-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 1 Kalamazoo L, 7-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 2 Kalamazoo W, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 Olivet W, 8-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 6 Olivet W, 10-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 at Olivet W, 12-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 at Olivet W, 22-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Calvin W, 11-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Calvin W, 12-3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 13 Calvin W, 7-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Calvin W, 13-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 at Wittenberg   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 16 Kalamazoo W, 6-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 16 Kalamazoo L, 9-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 19 at Albion L, 3-1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 19 at Albion W, 12-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 Albion W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 Albion W, 9-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 24 at Earlham W, 6-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 26 Trine W, 14-1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 26 Trine W, 8-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Trine W, 8-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 1 Trine W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 Hope W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 Hope W, 10-6 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 4 at Hope L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 at Hope W, 13-9 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 8 Alma W, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 9 Hope W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 Hope W, 2-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 17 Heidelberg L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 18 La Roche W, 6-4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 18 Denison W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 19 Heidelberg L, 9-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Mar 2 vs. Wis.-Oshkosh W, 15-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 2 at Birmingham Southern L, 9-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 5 at Piedmont W, 9-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 at Oglethorpe W, 14-8 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 9 at Oglethorpe W, 18-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 at Berry W, 12-1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 16 vs. Cortland W, 11-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 vs. Marietta W, 8-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 20 at Heidelberg L, 16-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 Alma W, 8-5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 23 Alma W, 10-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 Alma W, 11-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 Alma W, 18-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 26 at Baldwin Wallace L, 8-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 1 Kalamazoo L, 7-0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 2 Kalamazoo W, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 Olivet W, 8-0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 6 Olivet W, 10-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 at Olivet W, 12-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 at Olivet W, 22-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Calvin W, 11-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Calvin W, 12-3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 13 Calvin W, 7-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Calvin W, 13-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 at Wittenberg   - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 16 Kalamazoo W, 6-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 16 Kalamazoo L, 9-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 19 at Albion L, 3-1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 19 at Albion W, 12-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 Albion W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 Albion W, 9-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 24 at Earlham W, 6-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 26 Trine W, 14-1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 26 Trine W, 8-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Trine W, 8-2 - - - - - - - - - -
May 1 Trine W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 Hope W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 Hope W, 10-6 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
May 4 at Hope L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 at Hope W, 13-9 - - - - - - - - - -
May 8 Alma W, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - -
May 9 Hope W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 Hope W, 2-0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
May 17 Heidelberg L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - -
May 18 La Roche W, 6-4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
May 18 Denison W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - -
May 19 Heidelberg L, 9-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs w l sv ip h r er era bb k hr
Mar 2 vs. Wis.-Oshkosh W, 15-2 1 1 0 0 6.0 6 2 2 3.00 4 6 -
Mar 2 at Birmingham Southern L, 9-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 5 at Piedmont W, 9-7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 at Oglethorpe W, 14-8 1 0 0 0 3.0 11 5 4 12.00 1 1 1
Mar 9 at Oglethorpe W, 18-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 at Berry W, 12-1 1 1 0 0 7.0 5 1 1 1.29 1 6 -
Mar 16 vs. Cortland W, 11-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 vs. Marietta W, 8-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 20 at Heidelberg L, 16-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 Alma W, 8-5 1 1 0 0 6.0 7 5 5 7.50 4 6 1
Mar 23 Alma W, 10-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 Alma W, 11-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 Alma W, 18-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 26 at Baldwin Wallace L, 8-7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 1 Kalamazoo L, 7-0 1 0 1 0 5.0 7 5 5 9.00 1 5 -
Apr 2 Kalamazoo W, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 Olivet W, 8-0 1 1 0 0 4.1 1 0 0 0.00 7 6 -
Apr 6 Olivet W, 10-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 at Olivet W, 12-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 at Olivet W, 22-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Calvin W, 11-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Calvin W, 12-3 1 1 0 0 6.0 5 1 0 0.00 1 7 -
Apr 13 Calvin W, 7-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Calvin W, 13-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 at Wittenberg   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 16 Kalamazoo W, 6-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 16 Kalamazoo L, 9-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 19 at Albion L, 3-1 1 0 1 0 6.0 6 3 3 4.50 3 7 -
Apr 19 at Albion W, 12-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 Albion W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 Albion W, 9-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 24 at Earlham W, 6-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 26 Trine W, 14-1 1 1 0 0 5.0 4 1 1 1.80 2 7 -
Apr 26 Trine W, 8-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Trine W, 8-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 1 Trine W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 Hope W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 Hope W, 10-6 1 1 0 0 5.1 7 4 4 6.75 5 3 -
May 4 at Hope L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 at Hope W, 13-9 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 8 Alma W, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 9 Hope W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 Hope W, 2-0 1 1 0 0 8.0 3 0 0 0.00 5 4 -
May 17 Heidelberg L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 18 La Roche W, 6-4 1 0 0 0 7.0 8 3 3 3.86 2 9 -
May 18 Denison W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 19 Heidelberg L, 9-6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Mar 2 vs. Wis.-Oshkosh W, 15-2 3 0 3 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 2 at Birmingham Southern L, 9-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 5 at Piedmont W, 9-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 at Oglethorpe W, 14-8 0 0 0 0 - - - 1 1.000 - -
Mar 9 at Oglethorpe W, 18-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 at Berry W, 12-1 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 16 vs. Cortland W, 11-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 vs. Marietta W, 8-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 20 at Heidelberg L, 16-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 Alma W, 8-5 1 0 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 23 Alma W, 10-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 Alma W, 11-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 Alma W, 18-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 26 at Baldwin Wallace L, 8-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 1 Kalamazoo L, 7-0 3 0 3 0 1.000 - 1 1 .500 - -
Apr 2 Kalamazoo W, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 Olivet W, 8-0 1 1 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 6 Olivet W, 10-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 at Olivet W, 12-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 at Olivet W, 22-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Calvin W, 11-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Calvin W, 12-3 2 1 0 1 .500 - - - - - -
Apr 13 Calvin W, 7-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Calvin W, 13-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 at Wittenberg   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 16 Kalamazoo W, 6-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 16 Kalamazoo L, 9-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 19 at Albion L, 3-1 1 0 1 0 1.000 - 1 - - - -
Apr 19 at Albion W, 12-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 Albion W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 Albion W, 9-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 24 at Earlham W, 6-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 26 Trine W, 14-1 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 26 Trine W, 8-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Trine W, 8-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 1 Trine W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 Hope W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 Hope W, 10-6 0 0 0 0 - - 6 - - - -
May 4 at Hope L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 at Hope W, 13-9 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 8 Alma W, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 9 Hope W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 Hope W, 2-0 5 0 5 0 1.000 - 1 1 .500 - -
May 17 Heidelberg L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 18 La Roche W, 6-4 2 1 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
May 18 Denison W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 19 Heidelberg L, 9-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
2016-17 11 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
2017-18 15 0 1 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
2018-19 12 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Total 38 0 1 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
2016-17 11 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
2017-18 15 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
2018-19 12 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Total 38 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/9 hr era
2016-17 11 11 8 1 0 4 77.2 67 27 21 20 60 6.95 2 2.43
2017-18 12 12 7 2 0 2 72.2 69 42 34 32 67 8.30 3 4.21
2018-19 12 12 8 2 0 1 68.2 70 30 28 36 67 8.78 2 3.67
Total 35 35 23 5 0 7 219.0 206 99 83 88 194 7.97 7 3.41
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
2016-17 11 22 4 14 4 .818 - 1 1 .500 - -
2017-18 15 22 7 10 5 .773 - 8 3 .273 - -
2018-19 12 18 3 14 1 .944 - 9 3 .250 - -
Total 38 62 14 38 10 .839 - 18 7 .280 - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
Total 12 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Conference 7 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 7 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Away 4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Neutral 1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
-
Wins 10 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Losses 2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
-
March 4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
April 5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
May 3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Total 12 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Conference 7 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
Home 7 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Away 4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Neutral 1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
Wins 10 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Losses 2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
March 4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
April 5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
May 3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/9 hr era
Total 12 12 8 2 0 1 68.2 70 30 28 36 67 8.78 2 3.67
Conference 7 7 5 2 0 1 37.2 37 19 18 23 41 9.80 1 4.30
Exhibition - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
-
Home 7 7 5 1 0 - 40.2 37 18 18 26 40 8.85 1 3.98
Away 4 4 2 1 0 1 22.0 27 10 8 6 21 8.59 1 3.27
Neutral 1 1 1 0 0 - 6.0 6 2 2 4 6 9.00 - 3.00
-
Wins 10 10 8 0 0 - 57.2 57 22 20 32 55 8.58 2 3.12
Losses 2 2 0 2 0 1 11.0 13 8 8 4 12 9.82 - 6.55
-
March 4 4 3 0 0 - 22.0 29 13 12 10 19 7.77 2 4.91
April 5 5 3 2 0 1 26.1 23 10 9 14 32 10.94 - 3.08
May 3 3 2 0 0 - 20.1 18 7 7 12 16 7.08 - 3.10
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Total 12 18 3 14 1 .944 - 9 3 .250 - -
Conference 7 8 2 5 1 .875 - 8 1 .111 - -
Exhibition - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 7 12 2 10 0 1.000 - 8 2 .200 - -
Away 4 3 1 1 1 .667 - 1 1 .500 - -
Neutral 1 3 0 3 0 1.000 - - - - - -
-
Wins 10 14 3 10 1 .929 - 7 2 .222 - -
Losses 2 4 0 4 0 1.000 - 2 1 .333 - -
-
March 4 4 0 4 0 1.000 - - 1 1.000 - -
April 5 7 2 4 1 .857 - 2 1 .333 - -
May 3 7 1 6 0 1.000 - 7 1 .125 - -