2022 (Fifth-Year): Completed a storied career with a remarkable fifth season, landing first team all-conference honors ... Broke the Southern Conference league record for most career Pitcher of the Week awards with seven and most Pitcher of the Week awards in a single season with five ... No other baseball player in the SoCon had more than one weekly award ... Won two Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week awards on April 24 and May 15 ... Finished the season with a 9-4 record and a 3.56 ERA in 16 starts ... Threw 93.2 innings and had five complete games, including three shutouts ... finished with 97 strikeouts to just 44 walks and had a .212 opponent batting average ... Posted regular season shutouts over 9.0 innings against The Citadel and UNCG and a 7.0 inning shutout in a 12-0 win over The Citadel in the SoCon Tournament ... Also had a complete game victory over VMI with two earned runs allowed and 11 strikeouts in a 7-4 win ... Had three starts with double-digit strikeout totals, including The Citadel (13), VMI (11) and Western Carolina (10) ... 2023 First Team All-SoCon Starting Pitcher ... 5x SoCon Pitcher of the Week (March 6, March 20, April 24, May 22, May 29) ... 2x Collegiate Baseball National Players of the Week (April 24, May 15).
2022 (Senior): Rotated back into the bullpen, making a team-high 20 appearances on the season with a team-high five saves ... Held a 5.45 ERA and struck out 33 batters in 33.0 innings with a 4-4 record ... Threw five innings in his lone start of the season, coming on the final day of the regular season against The Citadel where Tate allowed four earned runs while striking out six ... Between his appearances on April 16 and May 8, Tate went 3-0 including a two-inning relief win against Mercer where Tate struck out four batters in 2.2 innings ... Recorded saves in back-to-back appearances on March 11 and 13.
2021 (Junior): Tate transitioned into the starting rotation in 2021, making 12 starts and one appearance out of the bullpen … Held a 5.12 ERA and struck out 74 batters in 63.1 innings, setting the program record for K/9 innings … Tate concluded the year with a 4-4 record, allowing 36 earned runs and walking 19 … He set a career-high with an 11-strikeout performance against VMI on March 20 in six innings of work … Tate had two seven-inning outings (career highs), both wins for ETSU at UNCG (April 3) and at VMI (May 15) ... 2x SoCon Pitcher of the Week (March 22, March 29).
2020 (Sophomore)*: Named to the Preseason Second Team All-SoCon … Made five appearances out of the bullpen in the shortened season … Held a 1.29 ERA allowing just one run in seven innings of work … Gave up six hits and struck out nine batters, walking three … Recorded first save of the season at Clemson (2/25) … Concluded the season with two saves … Had a multi-strikeout outing in four of his five appearances.
2019 (Freshman): 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 ... 2019 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.
*2020 season was shortened due to COVID-19 pandemic