Excellent prospect who used all three pitches to attack a hitter's weakness ... redshirted in 2011 after recording 20.2 innings as a true freshman in 2010 ... enjoyed a productive summer of 2011 in the Northwoods League, posting a 5-2 record with 54 strikeouts in 64 innings.
REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012)
Made three relief appearances, working 1.2 innings and allowing two runs on two hits with one walk and two strikeouts.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2011)
Received a redshirt in his true sophomore season.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2010)
Made 11 appearances (five starts) on the mound as a true freshman, posting no decisions and a 9.15 ERA in 20.2 innings ... recorded 13 strikeouts and 12 walks in his 11 outings ... worked three shutout innings to earn a save versus William & Mary (Feb. 28), allowing two hits with one strikeout ... fired two shutout innings versus Binghamton (March 31), allowing three hits with one strikeout ... recorded five strikeouts in 4.2 innings versus UL-Monroe (March 9) and four strikeouts in three innings versus UL-Lafayette (March 24).
One of the top high school prospects from the state of Texas in 2009...named 1st team All-Region in Texas by Rawlings/Perfect Game...named to Baseball Clearinghouse's Top 50 pitchers in Texas...named to Perfect Game's Top 50 Players in Texas and Top 450 Players in the Country...as a senior, he was a 1st team All-District selection with a 6-2 record and a 2.60 ERA while striking out 69 batters in 43 innings.
Full name is Michael Howard Reed...parents are Mark and Marian Reed...has four siblings, Marshall, Meredith, Matthew, and Molly ... majoring in sport administration-commerce at LSU ... born December 19, 1990.
Reed's LSU Career Highs
Innings: 4.2 vs. UL-Monroe (3/9/10)
Strikeouts: 5 vs. UL-Monroe (3/9/10)
Hits Allowed: 6 vs. UL-Monroe (3/9/10)
Runs: 5 vs. UL-Monroe (3/9/10
Earned Runs: 5 vs. UL-Monroe (3/9/10)
Walks: 5 vs. UL-Monroe (3/9/10)