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Nittany Lions host NJIT
Nittany Lions set for three games in the Valley of the Sun
Nittany Lions surrender five runs in the ninth
Giavedoni’s home run, Mock’s three-inning save lead Nittany Lions
School Record 145 Academic All-Big Ten Honorees among Spring/At-Large Sports
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.