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Seven-run second, senior pitchers secure win
Nittany Lions enter final week of the season
Senior Day set for Saturday
Penn State, Pitt trade late home runs
Nittany Lions host final Big Ten series of the year
ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN (2017)
2017 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN)
Awards: Academic All-Big Ten. Season: Made 15 appearances, including eight starts ... Struck out 45 batters in 40 2/3 innings pitched. At No. 1 TCU (2/18): Made debut in second game of the season ... Pitched a clean two innings with a strikeout, no hits allowed and two walks. At Pacific (3/5): Pitched two innings of relief allowing just one hit while striking out two. At Sacramento State (3/11): Pitched 1 2/3 innings allowing a walk, no hits and striking out one. Bucknell (3/22): Threw four scoreless innings in first career start while striking out five and only giving up a hit and walk. Columbia (3/26): Started and went 4 1/3 innings, allowing just two runs on two hits and a walk, while striking out a career-high seven batters. At Maryland (4/16): Made a 2 2/3 innings appearance in relief where he struck out six batters. Northwestern (4/23): Returned to starting rotation and pitched a career-high six innings, allowing just one run on two hits and two walks with five strikeouts. At Iowa (4/29): Pitched five innings in the start, scattering four hits and a walk, striking out six and not allowing a run.
Did not play due to injury.
Coached at Governor Mifflin High School by Chris Hole and in travel baseball (USA Elite Baseball) by Doug Strange … Named County Player of the Year and all-county as a senior … Went 7-0 with a 2.10 ERA, one save and 59 strikeouts in 42 innings pitched … Also batted .416 with 21 RBIs … Earned all-division honors sophomore and junior years and received all-county and county player of the year as a senior ... Recorded a 1.42 ERA and 60 strikeouts in 38 innings pitched as a junior ... 2014 East Coast Pro Selection ... Ranked in the Top 500 nationally and the No. 3 right-handed pitcher in Pennsylvania by Perfect Game.
Full name is Eric Christopher Mock … Born on July 12, 1996 in Reading, Pennsylvania … Parents are Keith and Tamra Mock … Has three younger sisters, Kaleigh, Brooke and Cortney … Majoring in kinesiology.