2008: Played his way into a regular conference starter, making 16 appearances with 13 starts ... Went 5-4 with a 4.28 ERA and 52 strikeouts in 67.1 innings ... Tied for team lead in wins, had the team's lone complete-game effort of the season ... Picked up his first collegiate win against No. 21 Montevallo, going seven innings of three-hit ball, allowing just one run ... Went 4-3 with a 3.94 ERA in conference contests.
High School: Graduated from Baldwin High School in Milledgeville, Ga. ... Was the top infielder, pitcher and hitter as well as the team MVP.
Personal: Son of Barry and Deborah Pettepher ... Born Dec. 23, 1988 ... Majoring in exercise science ... His father, mother and brother Ryan have all attended GCSU ... A part of the Nike Tour team in the fall of 2005 ... Lists John Smoltz of the Atlanta Braves as his favorite athlete.