2015 Season
Appeared in 25 games, which was the most by any reliever...tallied a 3-3 record with a 5.72 ERA...had four saves to lead the Bucs...had 12 outings of at least an inning without giving up a run...second best strikeout per inning ratio on team (1.21)...career best six strikeouts against Mercer in 2.2 innings...seven straight outings of at least one strikeout.

2014 Season

Prior to ETSU
A right-handed pitcher/infielder from Sevier County High School … started every game for the Smoky Bears and lettered in baseball, football and basketball … along with pitching, Cate played second, short, third, and outfield at Sevier County, while generating a batting average over .400 during his first three seasons with the Smoky Bears … Cate, a member of the CABA Wood Bat National Championship Team, pitched his team to the title along with driving in the game-winning run ... as a freshman, Cate received Rookie of the Year honors, while being selected to the TBCA All-Freshman Team in 2009 ... was a member of the 2012 TBCA Showcase Team of Tennessee and named All-Tournament Team as a pitcher at Perfect Game WBBA 17U in Atlanta.

Born Dec. 20, 1993 … son of Richard and Tiffany Cate … plans to major in exercise science.