2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll
Outstanding left-hander from Clinton, La. who attended Centreville Academy in Mississippi … absolute “bulldog” on the mound who believes he can get anyone out in any situation … has a three-quarter arm slot from the left side and a good breaking ball that is very tough on left-handed hitters … member of the 2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll as an interdisciplinary studies major … pitched four seasons at LSU (2013-16), completing his eligibility in 2016 … made 62 appearances (two starts) during his career, posting a 6-0 mark and a 3.21 ERA with 24 walks and 57 strikeouts in 61.2 innings … received his LSU degree in interdisciplinary studies in August 2016.
Made 10 relief appearances for the Tigers, recording no decisions in 8.2 innings of work … recorded six walks and 11 strikeouts, and limited opponents to a .235 batting average … tied his career high with four strikeouts vs. Grambling (April 11), working 2.2 innings …. fired a scoreless relief inning vs. Southern (April 5), recording two strikeouts … recorded a scoreless relief inning vs. Ball State (March 11), allowing no hits with two strikeouts
Pitched in 18 games (one start), recording a 2-0 mark and a 4.02 ERA in 15.2 innings with five walks and 15 strikeouts … pitched one shutout relief inning with one strikeout in LSU's NCAA Regional opening game versus Lehigh … worked 1.1 scoreless innings over two appearances in SEC Tournament with no walks and one strikeout … posted win at New Orleans (May 12) in his second career start, working three shutout innings and limiting the Privateers to two hits with one walk and three strikeouts … recorded a combined four strikeouts in consecutive outings, spanning 2.1 innings against Stephen F. Austin (March 3) and McNeese State (March 11).
Appeared in 18 games out of the Tigers' bullpen, posting a 1-0 mark and a 3.10 ERA in 20.1 innings with eight walks and 16 strikeouts … earned relief win at Ole Miss (April 19), as he pitched 2.2 innings, limiting the Rebels to two hits with no walks and two strikeouts … superb relief outing vs. Lamar (April 9) - two scoreless innings with one hit, no walks and career-best four strikeouts … pitched a shutout inning at Florida (March 29), allowing no hits with one strikeout … effective relief outing at Northwestern State (March 6), firing two scoreless innings with no hits and three strikeouts.
Appeared in 16 games (one start), posting a 3-0 mark and a 2.65 ERA in 17 innings with five walks and 15 strikeouts … longest outing of the season came on April 2 versus Alcorn State as he worked four shutout innings, limiting the Braves to one hit with two walks and three strikeouts … fired two scoreless innings against Sacred Heart on March 6, allowing three hits with one walk and three strikeouts … worked a scoreless inning versus Brown (March 2) with two strikeouts.
Prior to LSU
Posted a 7-1 mark in 2012 as a senior with a 0.98 ERA and three saves in 71 innings, recording 140 strikeouts … earned 2012 All-State, All-Metro and All-District honors and was named District Co-MVP … recorded a 10-1 mark in 2011 as a junior with a 0.78 ERA and 136 strikeouts in 73 innings … named Co-State MVP in 2011 … helped lead team to state championship in both 2011 and 2012 … named 2011 Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American and the 2010 Perfect Game World Championships Most Valuable Pitcher.
Full name is Hunter Fulton Devall … parents are Dennis and Jana Devall … has one sister, Brooke … chose to attend LSU because “when you grow up in Louisiana, you dream of playing baseball for LSU” … born June 26, 1993.
Devall's LSU Career Highs
Innings: 4.0 vs. Alcorn State (4/2/13)
Strikeouts: 4 vs. Lamar (4/9/14); vs. Grambling (4/13/16)
Hits Allowed: 4 vs. Nicholls State (3/13/13)
Runs: 3 vs. TCU (6//14/15)
Earned Runs: 3 vs. TCU (6/14/15)
Walks: 2 three times; most recently vs. Grambling (4/13/16)