Junior College: Redshirted at Appalachian State before transferring to Surry CC… As a redshirt-freshman, started 11 games, making three more appearances out of the bullpen… Logged a team-high 65.0 innings…. Logged three complete games… Earned a 4.15 Earned Run Average… Struck out 71 batters… Recorded a season-high 13 strikeouts in a 8-2 victory over New River, allowing just two hits… NJCAA National Pitcher of the Week after throwing a complete game no-hitter against No. 6 Pasco-Hernando State, recording six strikeouts.
Prep: Four-year letterwinner excelled as a two-way player ... hit well over .300 for his high-school career and posted a 4-1 record and 2.89 ERA on the mound as a junior in 2012 ... coached by Gary Nail ... was a member of Boston Red Sox and Kansas City Royals scout teams in 2012 ... played summer ball for Yak Baseball (coach Chris Smith).
Personal: He is the son of Craig and Judy Tuttle, and has one sister. Majoring in Kinesiology.