13 Tristan Archer
13 Tristan Archer
Birth Date: October 18, 1990
Height: 6-3
Weight: 195
Year: Junior
Hometown: Kingsport, Tenn.
High School: Sullivan South
Position: RHP
Major: Turf Grass Management

In 2011 (Sophomore): Tristan appeared in 16 games last season, of which 14 he started in…he recorded a team-high seven wins, while striking out 67 batters…against Morehead State, Tristan threw his first complete game, as he struck out a career-high 10 batters…pitched at least six innings in 10 of his appearances, including four straight games when he threw seven innings or more…named the OVC Pitcher of the Week (Feb. 25).

In 2010 (Freshman): One of Tech’s starting pitchers, Archer appeared in 13 games last season, starting 12 of them and accumulating 49 innings pitched...posted a 3-2 record...tallied 33 strikeouts including a season-high six at Jacksonville State...only 23 of 81 hits were for extra bases.

Sullivan South High School: A two-time first-team all-conference selection, and 2009 Big 9 conference Player of the Year...was named all-region, All-Northeast Tennessee and Johnson City Press Super 22 after 2008 and 2009 seasons, was a second-team All-State selection in 2009…had an 8-1 record and 0.69 ERA as a senior...went 8-3 in 2009 with a 1.82 ERA, and hit .358 from the plate as a junior…drafted by the Oakland Athletics after his senior campaign.

Personal: Full name is Tristan James Archer…son of Roger and Theresa Archer…born Oct. 18, 1990…majoring in turf grass management.