Tremendous competitor who can contribute significantly to the LSU program ... defines what a winner and a leader should be ... a physical presence on the mound who competes with great ferocity and pitches in the upper 80s to low 90s with his fastball.
Appeared in 11 games as a reliever, posting no decisions and an 8.49 ERA in 11.2 innings with 12 strikeouts ... worked 2.1 innings in NCAA Regional game at Oregon State (June 3), allowing two runs on five hits with no walks and two strikeouts ... fired 2.1 shutout innings at Ole Miss (April 26), limiting the Rebels to just two hits with one strikeout ... recorded two strikeouts in one SEC Tournament inning versus Ole Miss (May 27) ... also registered two strikeouts in 1.2 innings versus Texas (Feb. 25).
Prior to LSU
Posted a 5-1 mark in 2017 at LSU-Eunice, recording a 3.61 ERA and 37 strikeouts in 42.1 innings ... helped lead LSU-Eunice to the JUCO national title in 2015 as a freshman ... two-time team captain, Coaches Award winner and Outstanding Male Athlete Award winner at LSU-Eunice ... led Catholic High School to the 2014 Class 5A state title and was named MVP of the state tournament ... a teammate of LSU coach Paul Mainieri's son, Tommy, at Catholic High School.
Full name is James Claiborne Moffitt ... son of LSU football strength and conditioning coordinator Tommy Moffitt and older brother of LSU football tight end Aaron Moffitt ... has another younger brother, Brady ... mother, Jill, was a swimmer at LSU ... grandfather, Bill Beron, was a football player at Mississippi State and uncle, Billy Beron, was a defensive tackle at Tennessee ... on attending LSU – “I bleed Purple and Gold, and it has been a lifelong dream to become at Tiger and compete for a national championship with Coach Mainieri and the special group of young men that this baseball team has every year. I love winning and competing at the highest level, and I felt that LSU gives me the best opportunity to do that.” ... majoring in finance at LSU ... born September 13, 1995, in Knoxville, Tenn.
Moffitt's LSU Career Highs
Innings: 2.1 at Oregon State (6/3/18); at Ole Miss (4/26/18)
Strikeouts: 2 four times; most recently at Oregon State (6/3/18)
Hits Allowed: 5 at Oregon State (6/3/18)
Runs: 2 five times; most recently at Oregon State (6/3/18)
Earned Runs: 2 five times; most recently at Oregon State (6/3/18)
Walks: 2 at Ole Miss (4/26/18)