2015 (Redshirt Senior): Made a team-high 24 appearances in relief … Struck out 30 batters in 38.2 innings pitched … Compiled a 1-2 record with a 6.05 earned run average … Recorded career highs in innings pitched (4.0) and strikeouts (5) in the series finale against Furman (April 12) … Fanned four batters in 2.2 innings pitched and picked up the win in the series finale against Western Carolina (March 22) … Pitched a perfect inning in UNCG’s 10-0 win over North Carolina A&T (March 24) at NewBridge Bank Park in downtown Greensboro … Allowed just two earned runs in 9.1 innings to begin the season.
2014 (Redshirt Junior): Made a team-high 30 appearances out of the bullpen and compiled a 4.76 earned run average over 22.2 innings pitched … Struck out 19 batters against 11 walks … His lone decision for the season was a victory at East Carolina (March 11) where he threw 1.1 innings with a strikeout … Fanned a season-high three batters three times – against Georgetown (March 1), at Coastal Carolina (March 10) and against Samford (May 4) … Did not allow an earned run in 13-straight appearances from March 21-May 11.
2013 (Redshirt Sophomore): Appeared 11 times on the bump while amassing a 1-1 record in seven innings pitched… Was credited with UNCG’s win at No. 16 NC State (March 19), throwing two thirds of an inning with a strikeout… recorded a pair of strikeouts in a scoreless inning against NC Central (April 1).
2012 (Freshman): Did not compete (redshirt)
Prior to UNCG: Played one season at Indiana University before transferring to UNCG in the fall of 2011 … appeared in five games for the Hoosiers as a freshman … pitched two innings on the year and didn’t allow a run, while also striking a batter.
High School: Earned two varsity letters playing baseball for coach Joey Bell at Athens Drive High School in Raleigh, N.C. … was named first-team all-conference and also academic all-conference as a junior and senior … earned team MVP honors as a senior after going 6-3 with a 2.51 ERA … also played two seasons of varsity football.
Personal: Blair Benjamin Betts … born Aug. 19, 1992 in Cary, N.C. … son of Tim and Juli Betts … has one younger sister, Zoey … majoring in kinesiology.