Mike started four games on the mound last season for the Panthers while making 13 total appearances...pitched 36.2 innings striking out 31 in the process...earned his first win of the season while recording a season-high seven innings pitched, allowing only six hits and striking out a career-high six batters in a 17-3 victory over Coppin State on May 6.
Mike Wood served as one of the Panthers' primary relievers, appearing in 11 games for a total of 23.2 innings pitched...earned a 4.94 ERA and 1-1 record...struck out 22 batters, averaging just below one strikeout per inning...allowed 13 earned runs off 29 hits...gave up zero triples and zero homeruns...made career debut vs. Old Dominion, throwing one inning...earned first career strikeouts, sitting down two batters, while allowing just one hit in 2.1 innings of work for a no decision...pitched 2.2 innings, shutting down the USF offense, allowing a single hit and striking out two batters as the Panthers earned their first Big East win of the season with a 5-2 victory on March 17...threw a career-high 5.0 innings, striking out three batters and surrendering only one run in a relief appearance as the Panthers downed Akron 4-2...pitched 4.1 innings against Seton Hall, giving up two runs on six hits, while striking out a career-high six batters in Pitt's 5-4, 11-innings win on May 17 in their final appearance of the season...gave up zero walks on four different occasions, the last of which came on May 17 vs. Seton Hall.
Wood posted a perfect 6-0 record as a senior with 71 strikeouts and only nine walks in 53 innings pitched for a 2.42 ERA...was a four-year member of the Union Endicott High School baseball team under head coach Ed Foli...helped the team post a perfect 19-0 record as a freshman and a 21-1 record as a sophomore...helped the team capture two STAC Championships, as well as a Section Five Championship and eighth-place finish in the state...was selected to the All-STAC Senior Team, was an All-State fourth team selection as a junior and was an All-State second team selection as a senior.
Born February 19, 1988...son of Chris Wood and Paula Warholic...has one brother, Jamie (32) and two sisters, Nicole (29) and Danielle (11)...an administration of justice major.
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