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Peyton Culbertson
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Peyton Culbertson 2370240
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 220
Year: Junior
Hometown: Collierville, Tenn.
High School: Collierville HS
Experience: 3 Letters

JUNIOR SEASON (2018): Made 16 appearances on the year with eight starts and eight out of the bullpen ... led the team with a 3.73 ERA and registered a 2-5 record with 48 strikeouts against 31 walks in 50.2 innings pitched ... held opposing hitters to a .257 average ... posted quality starts against New Orleans (March 4) and ULM (March 25) ... tied career high with eight innings pitched in win over New Orleans March 4 and faced 32 batters, also a career best, where he allowed one run on five hits with three strikeouts ... picked up other win in relief after tossing 1.2 scoreless frames at Little Rock May 17 ... set season high with eight punch outs against Coastal Carolina March 18 ... did not allow a run in six of eight relief appearances ... made first relief appearance against Memphis April 11 and tossed a scoreless frame ... drafted in the eighth round of the 2018 MLB Draft by the Miami Marlins with the 237th pick.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2017): Started a team-best 15 games on the mound for all appearances ... registered a 6.32 ERA and 5-7 record with the five wins representing the second most on the team ...struck out the second most batters on the team with 66 against 32 walks ... allowed opposing hitters to bat .292 against him ... went career-high eight innings in win over Georgia State April 8 with a career-high 11 strikeouts, which was also the most of any Red Wolves' pitcher in 2017 ... also faced a career-best 29 batters in Georgia State game April 8 ... led team with four quality starts ... didn't allow a run in two quality starts versus Cincinnati March 4 and Little Rock May 19.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2016): Appeared in 14 total games on the mound with eight starts ... registered a 4-0 record with a 5.44 ERA in 43 innings pitched ... allowed 39 hits and 32 runs (26 earned) with 31 strikeouts against 25 walks and held opposing hitters to a .248 batting average ... tossed a seven-inning complete game against UAPB April 26 in A-State's 8-3 victory with the seven innings being a career best ... had career-high five strikeouts against Omaha Feb. 28 and Southern Illinois April 19 ... had three quality starts in a row against SIU (April 19), UAPB (April 26) and Northwestern State (May 8) in which he threw 19 innings with a 0.95 ERA and also earned the win in all three games ... earned first career win March 5 in the first game of a doubleheader against Milwaukee with two scoreless frames out of the bullpen.

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Collierville High School in Collierville, Tenn., and helped lead the Dragons to a 29-17 record as a senior ... helped lead CHS to a state championship in 2013 and was the winning pitcher in the team's semifinal game ... registered a 4-2 record with a 1.79 ERA as a junior with 37 strikeouts in 31.1 innings pitcher ... pitched to a 6-2 record and 2.26 ERA as a sophomore with 41 strikeouts in 31 innings ... named to the TBCA Region 8 Showcase and Tennessee Border Wars teams ... ranked as 15th best player in Tennessee by ... was one of 40 finalists for 18U National Team USA.

PERSONAL: Son of Denyce Dean and David Culbertson ... born April 18, 1997 ... majoring in exercise science ... enjoys fishing and hunting.

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