Lefthander who pitched most of the 2013 season as a reliever, but moved into the weekend rotation in early May ... will compete for a starting spot on the mound in 2014.
2013: Had a 5-2 record, two saves, and a 3.45 ERA in 22 appearances (six starts) ... in 60.0 innings pitched, he allowed 53 hits (.248 opponents' batting average) and 20 walks with 32 strikeouts ... did not allow more than three earned runs in any of his 22 appearances ... in 30.0 innings pitched over 11 appearances (two starts) in ACC regular-season games, he was 3-1 with a 3.00 ERA and .243 opponents' batting average ... pitched 0.2 innings in relief, allowing no runs with a strikeout in the second game of a doubleheader against Wright State on Feb. 23; it was his first career appearance ... pitched a perfect ninth inning with one strikeout against #7 South Carolina on Mar. 1 ... struck out both batters he faced in relief at #7 South Carolina on Mar. 3 ... pitched 5.0 innings in relief, allowing one hit, one run, and one walk with three strikeouts to earn his first career win against #12 Virginia on Mar. 16 ... pitched a hitless and scoreless ninth inning to record his first career save against Morehead State on Mar. 20 ... pitched 4.1 innings in relief, allowing three hits, no runs, and one walk with three strikeouts to earn the win in the first game of a doubleheader against Duke on Mar. 23 ... pitched 1.2 perfect innings with two strikeouts to record the save at Boston College on Apr. 5 ... pitched 2.1 hitless and scoreless innings in relief at Miami (FL) on Apr. 21 ... pitched 5.0 innings in his first career start, allowing four hits, one run, and one walk with four strikeouts to earn the win against Western Carolina on Apr. 24 ... pitched 6.0 innings in a starting role, allowing five hits, one run, and one walk to earn the win in the first game of a doubleheader against Maryland on May 6 ... pitched 5.0 innings in a starting role to earn the win against Georgia Southern on May 12 ... pitched 5.1 innings in a starting role, allowing two runs with three strikeouts against #3 North Carolina in the ACC Tournament on May 24.
Before Clemson: East Coast Pro Showcase ... Gwinnett County All-Star team ... Georgia State All-Star team ... team pitching MVP ... set school career and season records for wins and strikeouts ... lettered three times in baseball and three times in basketball ... coached by Matt Champitto at Duluth High School.
Personal: Majoring in pre-business ... born Zachary Scott Erwin on Jan. 24, 1994 in Chicago, IL.