as a Senior (2012): Was the team's Sunday starter ... made 11 starts in 15 total appearances ... went 3-4 with a 3.12 ERA ... was second on the team with 75.0 innings pitched and 50 strikeouts ... threw two complete games ... struck out seven in six innings against Seton Hall (Mar. 11) ... picked up his first win of the season against Chicago State (Mar. 17) ... tossed a complete game win against Bowling Green (April 8), allowing just one unearned run and striking out six ... defeated Western Michigan (April 22), throwing six innings, while allowing just one run ... tossed eight innings against Ohio (May 13) ... was the hard-luck loser in the final game of the season, going eight strong innings and allowing just two hits against Kent State (May 19).
as a Junior (2011): Made 14 starts as the club's Saturday starter ... pitched 80.0 innings and struck out 47 ... struck out a season-high seven in three different games ... pitched into the ninth in the 2-0 loss to Western Michigan (March 26) ... hurled Akron past Army (March 4), allowing one run on four his in a 7.0-inning effort.
as a Sophomore (2010): Made 16 appearances on the hill, starting 13 games ... named MAC East Pitcher of the Week (March 2) after pitching 7.0 innings and allowing just three runs in a win over New Mexico State (Feb. 26) ... compiled a record of 4-8 and an era of 4.86 ... tossed 96.1 innings and struck out 63 batters ... pitched 7.0 or more innings in nine of his 13 starts ... threw a complete game, the first of his career, in the UA win over UNC Wilmington (March 5) ... allowed just two runs in 8.0 innings of work, while striking out a career-high nine in a win against Yale (March 13) ... picked up a win in relief, pitching an inning against Youngstown State (April 28) ... struck out seven batters in 7.0 innings in a start against Ohio (May 15) ... pitched a scoreless inning of relief in the win at Ohio State (April 21).
As a Freshman (2009): Named the MAC East Pitcher of the Week twice (Apr. 27 and May 18) in his first year as a Zip … made five starts as a true freshman in 11 appearances ... picked up a 2-2 record and 6.05 ERA … collected 41 strikeouts in 38.2 innings of work … first career victory came against Buffalo (Apr. 25), tossing six complete innings and allowing just one earned run on four hits, while recording six strikeouts … also threw a career-high eight innings against Bowling Green (May 15) to pick up a 15-4 victory, fanning a career-high seven batters.
at Stow High School: As a senior was named to Team Ohio ... first team All-District, All-Northeast Ohio Conference and All-Mizuno honoree in his senior campaign ... as a junior was selected as MVP of the Western Reserve Conference ... Record Publishing Company Pitcher of the Year as a junior ... set school records at Stow for wins (22), ERA (3.73), career strikeouts (302) and single season strikeouts (115) ... also ranked 2nd in career strikeouts on the All-Time OHSAA Division I List ... played football at Stow all four years and was an All-Conference selection twice in his career.
Personal: Parents Larry Loftin and Anne Jeter ... siblings Herby (22), Xavier (10) and Xandria (7)... enjoys working out, golf and basketball ... born September 2, 1989 ... majoring in exercise science.
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