2013 (Sophomore): Made a team-high 14appearances (all starts) on the bump as UNCG’s Friday starter… compiled a 4-4 record and 4.75 earned run average over77.2 innings while fanning a squad-best 81 batters …opponents hit just .248 against him … tallied at least threestrikeouts in every game he pitched … tossed the firstcomplete-game shutout of his career at College of Charleston (April5), allowing just five hits and striking out seven in a 12-0Spartan victory … averaged at least five innings pitched inall of his starts … held opposing batters to a .185 averagewith runners on base … picked up his first win of thecampaign against Marist (March 9), giving up just one earned run onthree hits in 5.1 innings while adding six strikeouts …produced a quality start at Furman and was credited with the winafter hurling six innings and allowing just three earned runs withfive strikeouts … threw at least 100 pitches in nine of hisappearances … fanned a career-high nine against No. 22Georgia Southern (March 28) at the UNCG Baseball Stadium.
2012 (Freshman): Earned a spot in theSpartans’ weekend rotation, making 15 appearances andstarting 14 games … threw 57.2 innings and racked up 47strikeouts … pitched six complete innings in games againstPenn State (2/26) and Western Carolina (3/25), earning wins in bothcontests … allowed just two hits and fanned five against theNittany Lions … hurled a season-best 100 pitches againstPresbyterian (4/6) over 5.1 innings and tallied six strikeouts… posted multiple strikeouts in 12 of his 16 appearances… was impressive in his UNCG debut, throwing four innings(52 pitches), scattering three hits and striking out four battersagainst Delaware State (2/18) … recorded one inning inrelief at NC State (5/27) and tallied a strikeout.
High School: Earned four varsity lettersat Green Hope High School in Cary, N.C. for coach Mike Miragliuolo… drafted in the 42nd round of the 2011 MLBFirst-Year Player Draft by the Los Angeles Dodgers … earnedall-conference honors as a senior … set a new school recordby striking out 18 batters in just eight innings against MiddleCreek … broke the school record for lowest ERA in a seasonwith a 0.74 mark as a senior … finished his career No. 2 inschool history for career ERA at 1.91 … high school teammateof current Spartan pitcher Adam Boghosian … also played fouryears of basketball and earned three varsity letters as a center… named all-conference in basketball.
Personal: Max Walter Povse … bornAug. 23, 1993 In Raleigh, N.C. … son of Max andElizabeth Povse … has two older sisters, Megan and Rachel… majoring in communication studies at UNCG.
Innings Pitched: 9.0 at Collegeof Charleston (4/5/13)
Strikeouts: 9 vs. No. 22 Georgia Southern(3/28/13)
Walks: 4, five times
Hits: 9 vs. The Citadel (5/17/13)
Runs: 8 at Samford (5/3/13)
Earned Runs: 6, three times