2016 Season
Appeared in the second most games in 2016 (27)...Simpler started five games during his sophomore season...Recorded at least one strikeout in every appearance he made...Had a season high six strikeouts against Northern Kentucky and The Citadel ...Posted back-to-back starts (Purdue and La Salle) where he struck out five opponents...Ended the season with the second most strikeouts on the team (72)...Averaged 1.6 strikeouts per inning, which was the highest on the team...Had an opposing batting average of .261.

2015 Season
Appeared in 20 games with nine starts...had first start against Radford when Simpler went five innings without a run and allowed just three hits...struck out four batters against the Highlanders...had best start at Furman on May 3 by tossing seven innings with two runs, no walks, and four strikeouts...struckout a season high (six batters) against Miami (Ohio)...tallied a season 2.75 strikeout to walk ratio, which was second best on the team...in 19 of his 20 appearcances, Simpler struck out at least one batter...did not surrender an earned run in six of his appearances.