2017 (Sophomore): Appeared in 15 games, starting in nine games … had a 3-6 record through 59 innings pitched and 50 strikeouts … held a 5.19 ERA … recorded wins over Lehigh (March 5), FIU (April 21) and WKU (May 6) … allowed 34 earned runs on 77 hits … recorded at one strikeout in 12 games, including a season-high seven against Lehigh and WKU … tossed a season-high seven innings at Southern Miss (March 24) … named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll and recipient of the C-USA Academic Medal.
2016 (Freshman): Named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team … appeared in 19 games, starting 10 … had a 4-5 record through 65 innings pitched with 55 strikeouts … earned C-USA Pitcher of the Week honors after tossing a season high seven shutout innings against No. 17 Florida Atlantic (April 17) … had a season-high nine strikeouts in a start against West Virginia (April 5) … recorded a save against Florida A&M (Feb. 21) … made one start and pitched 5.2 innings in the Conference USA Tournament … finished with a 5.68 ERA ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and awarded the C-USA Academic Medal.
High School: Attended Bexley High School … named Mid-State Player of the Year … named team MVP … first Team All-League … first team All-Metro … first team All-District … all-time wins leader with 23 wins … all-time strikeout leader with 264 … boasted a .322 career batting average … had a senior year ERA of 0.56 … Played for Ohio Independence for four years, where he had a .416 career batting avg., 33 career wins, 1.14 career ERA, and 218 strikeouts … was an Ohio State Champion, Southern World Series Champion, Perfect Game Top 25 Champion, and Pastime World Series Tournament Champion … was a member of the Perfect Game Top 25 All-Tournament Team and granted the MVP award at the Pastime World Series Tournament
Personal: Born on May 16, 1997 … son of Mick and Brenda Shapiro … father played baseball at the University of Cincinnati … has two sisters, Gabby and Emma … had a 4.12 high school GPA … majoring in accounting.