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      Andy Cox
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Arlington, Tenn.

High School:
St. Benedict HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 180

Position:
LHP

B/T:
R/L

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2014 - SOPHOMORE
• Made 27 appearances, including six starts, collecting a 5-1 record with a 2.44 ERA and two saves through 77.1 innings of work.
• Led the Volunteer pitching staff with 70 strikeouts on the season, while his 27 appearances were almost tops among club pitchers. Cox's five wins also tied for most on the team with senior Nick Williams (5-5).
• Posted a team-best 2.44 ERA (21ER/77.1IP), which led Vol starting pitchers in 2014.
• Got the starting nod against Appalachian State (Feb. 19), tossing 4.0 innings on a pitch count and allowing just two hits to earn the win.
• Tossed 5.1 innings of no-hit ball out of the bullpen, striking out a career-best five against No. 29 UNLV on Feb. 22.
• Appeared in seven consecutive games from March 4-March 11, allowing only one run through 7.0 innings.
• Tossed 6.2 shutout innings out of the bullpen, striking out a career-best eight against Quinnipiac on March 3.
• Recorded his first save of the 2014 campaign on March 9 at Arizona State, tossing 2.0 shutout innings on just seven pitches.
• Recorded his second save only two days later on March 11 at MTSU, closing out the bottom of the ninth with three strikeouts.
• Tossed 3.1 shutout innings, while recording two strikeouts, to pick up his third win of the season in the first game of the doubleheader at Missouri (March 15).
• Posted 3.1 shutout innings, while recording an five strikeouts at South Carolina (March 28).
• Threw 5.1 innings in two games against Vanderbilt (April 4&6) allowing one unearned run and one hit, while striking out five.
• Tossed 3.0 shutout innings allowing only one hit and striking out two at Georgia (April 10).
• Carried a no-hitter through 7.0 innings while fanning seven batters to lead the Vols to a 5-1 win over Kentucky (May 3).
• Recorded a career-high nine strikeouts in his start at Mississippi State (May 11), allowing three runs on four hits over 6.0 innings pitched.
• Threw 1.0 inning of relief with two strikeouts in his final relief appearance of the season against Florida (May 15), retiring all three batters faced in the outing.

2013 - FRESHMAN
• Tied for a team-high 21 appearances, including six starts, going 2-2 with a 5.29 ERA over 47.2 innings pitched.
• Finished his first year at Rocky Top with a .288 batting average against and 31 strikeouts.
• Picked up the win in his collegiate debut, allowing two earned runs over four innings as the Vols beat UNLV, 8-3, in a seven-inning game on Feb. 16.
• Suffered his first loss after allowing four runs on six hits while striking out four in 4.1 innings against No. 20 Arizona State on Feb. 24.
• Posted a scoreless inning of relief in a 12-4 win over Alcorn State on March 10.
• Fired 4.0 shutout innings, allowing just four hits, as UT defeated Western Kentucky, 5-4, in extra innings on March 13.
• Recorded his first save after going 2.1 innings, giving up no runs or hits while striking out three as the Vols defeated Virginia Tech, 5-4, on Apr. 16.

HIGH SCHOOL
• Graduated from Saint Benedict at Auburndale High School where he was coached by Steve Hines.
• Named to the 2012 Rawlings Southeast Region Team.
• Also tabbed a 2011 Underclass Honorable Mention All-American by Perfect Game.
• Was selected as SBA's team captain and top pitcher as a senior in 2012.
• Was 5-2 on the mound as a senior en route to earning 2012 All-Metro Team honors from the Memphis Commercial Appeal.
• As a junior, went 4-2 with a 2.34 ERA and 44 strikeouts in 46 innings pitched.
• Listed as a Top 1000 recruit and the 16th-best prospect in Tennessee by Perfect Game.

PERSONAL
• Full name is Joseph Andrew Cox
• Born Oct. 23, 1993
• Son of Jeff and Lisa Cox
• Has one sibling, Aaron
• Plans to major in sport management
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