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      Drake  Owenby

Powell, Tenn.

High School:
Powell HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 210


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2015 - JUNIOR
• Owenby has appeared in two games for the Vols in 2015, going 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA and 13 strikeouts through 9.2 innings pitched.
• Tossed 3.2 shutout innings while striking out six against Lipscomb (Feb. 20).
• Started game two at Florida International and recorded a win after firing 6.0 shutout innings, allowing only three hits and recording seven strikeouts (Feb. 14).

• Made 21 appearances (one start) in 2014, going 2-3 with a 3.20 ERA and five saves through 25.1 total innings pitched.
• Picked up his first save of the season in a season-opening 3-0 win against Purdue (Feb. 16).
• Earned a four-out save - highlighted by two strikeouts - in a 5-3 win over Appalachian State on Feb. 19.
• Notched his third save in as many appearances over a six-day span, striking out the only batter he faced in a 8-7 UT win over No. 29 UNLV (Feb. 21).
• Blew his first save of the season against No. 29 UNLV (Feb. 22), but got the win as the Vols' walked off a 5-4 winner in the bottom of the ninth. • Recorded his fourth save of the 2014 campaign in a 6-5 win at Arizona State (March 8).
• Fired 2.0 shutout innings allowing only one hit and striking out two at MTSU (March 11).
• Picked up his second win of the year while tossing 3.1 shutout innings at Missouri (March 15).
• Recorded his fifth save of the season while tossing 0.2 hitless innings against Auburn (March 23).
• Went six consecutive outings, 9.0 innings, without allowing an earned run (March 5-23).
• Charged with his first loss of the 2014 season after giving up three unearned runs in a 9-6 defeat at South Carolina (March 29).
• Allowed one earned run through 2.0 innings while recording a season-hith four strikeouts against Western Carolina (April 16).
• Finished the regular season with 3.1 innings stretch without allowing an earned run, spanning two appearances (May 6 vs. UNC Asheville, May 13 vs. Morehead State).
• Pitched in 15 games (one start)for the Cape Cod League Champion Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox, posting a 5.52 ERA with 12 strikeouts in 14.2 total innings.
• Threw 1.2 scoreless innings in relief during the Cape Cod League's playoff series (Aug. 8).

• Made 16 appearances, including one start, going 2-1 with two saves and a 5.60 ERA over 27.1 innings of work.
• Opposing hitters found him difficult to hit, as he led the team with a .204 batting average against.
• Had a streak of four straight appearances from March 9-16 in which he did not allow a single hit.
• Made his collegiate debut in Las Vegas, firing three innings out of the bullpen against UNLV on Feb. 16.
• Hurled four innings of scoreless relief in UT's 11-2 win over No. 20 Arizona State on Feb. 23, striking out two and allowing just two hits.
• Struck out the only batter he faced against No. 22 Notre Dame on Feb. 23.
• Made his first collegiate start against Alcorn State on March 12, throwing three hitless innings.
• Recorded his first career save in a 7-6 win at Alabama on March 16, coming out of the bullpen to get the final four outs of the game.
• Struck out the side in the ninth inning of a 10-5 win over Western Carolina on March 20.

• Graduated from Powell High School where he was coached by Jeff Inman.
• Named a 2012 Rawlings Southeast Region Honorable Mention.
• Was a 2011 Perfect Game Underclass Honorable Mention All-American.
• Tabbed to the Knoxville News Sentinel's PrepXtra First Team in 2011 and 2012.
• Honored as the District 3-AAA Pitcher of the Year as a junior.
• Was 7-2 with a miniscule 0.60 ERA, 97 strikeouts and just seven walks in 58 innings during his senior campaign.
• Went 7-3 with a 1.71 ERA and a 91:18 strikeout-to-walk ratio in 63 innings of work as a junior.
• Listed as a Top 1000 prospect in the nation and 12th-best player in Tennessee by Perfect Game.
• Also played tight end, linebacker and defensive end for the football team that went 11-1 in 2010 and 12-2 in 2012.
• Caught 19 passes for 254 yards and six TDs and made 30 tackles in his three years on the Panthers' varsity squad.

• Full name is Drake Austin Owenby
• Born January 7, 1994
• Son of Tony and Kristie Owenby
• Has one sibling, Hagen
• Majoring in Sociology
• Recipient of the Capps Athletic Endowment and the Catherine & Paul Mountcastle Scholarship Fund
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