2019: Made 18 relief appearances as a freshman, proving to be one of the top bullpen arms in the Southern Conference ... Boasted a 1.21 ERA in 29.2 innings, finishing with a 4-0 record and three saves ... Allowed just four earned runs over two games all season (three at Clemson and one vs. Samford) ... Struck out 33 batters with only 15 walks ... Named to the Southern Conference all-freshman team.

Prior to ETSU: Prepped at Coffee County Central High School, serving as a jack-of-all-trades utility for head coach David Martin … Split time on both sides of the battery for the Raiders, mostly starting as a right-handed pitcher and behind the plate while also filling in spots around the infield and outfield … Slashed .317/.366/.510 as a hitter and recorded a 1.25 ERA and 1.14 WHIP as a pitcher.

Personal: Born Dec. 23, 1999 ... From Manchester, Tenn. … Son of Terry and Shannon Tate … Anticipated major is business management.