|Previous College:||Eastern Oklahoma State|
Went 3-2 in 17 appearances out of the bullpen for the Golden Eagles… Finished with a 3.22 earned run average, striking out 11 in 22.1 innings of work… Made his Division I debut against Southeast Missouri State (2/16)… Pitched his longest outing of the year with 2.2 innings at No. 28 Texas Tech (2/21)… Earned first two career victories in back-to-back contests against Harvard (2/28, 3/1)… Picked up the third win of the season at Dallas Baptist (3/6).
PRIOR TO ORU
Played two seasons at Eastern Oklahoma State under Head Coach Craig Price… Helped the Mountaineers to a Region II Championship during his freshman season.
Led Chickasha High School to the state tournament all four years under the direction of Brad Gore… Reached the 5A State Championship game during his freshman and sophomore seasons…2011 All-State selection… Three-time All-Conference selection… Was a two-sport athlete and a four-time letter winner in football.
Majoring in health and exercise science… son of Doyle and Lisa Hightower… Favorite professional organization is the Texas Rangers.