MISCELLANEOUS: Interesting pitching prospect within Army's senior class ... made career debut as a sophomore after missing his freshman campaign due to an injury suffered in high school ... took another step forward last spring as a junior, and will challenge an even larger role this season ... tough, competitive pitcher ... letterman.
2013: Made 13 appearances with a trio of starts ... pitched well against nationally ranked Indiana (March 12), allowing just one run on four hits in three innings ... posted 2.2 innings of scoreless relief versus North Dakota State (March 16) ... pitched a season-high four innings at Fairleigh Dickinson (April 3), allowing just one unearned run on three hits ... made Patriot League debut at Lehigh (April 7) ... earned first career win against Fordham (April 10), working three scoreless and hitless innings of relief ... started the fourth game at Lafayette (April 14), striking out two batters over 2.1 innings ... also appeared against Patriot League foes Bucknell (April 20) and Holy Cross (April 27) ... pitched one scoreless inning versus Nyack (May 4).
2012: Appeared in three games ... earned two starts ... threw career-best 4.0 innings against Farleigh Dickinson ... struck out one and allowed four earned runs ... also drew starting nod against Manhattan ... allowed five earned runs in an inning of work ... came out of the bullpen against Sacred Heart.
2011: Sat out entire freshman season recovering from an injury he suffered in high school.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played for head coach Chris Saunders at Granby Memorial High ... four-year letterwinner ... three-time all-conference selection ... named an Under Armour preseason All-American prior to his senior season ... earned the conference's Scholar-Athlete Award all four years ... member of the high school's academic honor roll throughout four-year career.
PERSONAL: Given name is Erik Lee Washburn ... born Oct. 10, 1992, in Roswell, Ga. ... parents' names are Duaine Claywell and Joan Jones ... raised by his grandparents ... helps run baseball camps and clinics for children ... enjoys reading and listening to music ... majoring in Economics ... will join the Adjutant General branch of the U.S. Army following graduation ... first military post will be at Fort Bragg, N.C.