19 - Michael Patton
Michael Patton
Height: 5-10
Weight: 152
Year: So.
Hometown: Savannah, GA
High School: Benedictine Military HS
Position: LHP
Bats/Throws: L/L

2008 (As a Freshman) – Named Peach Belt Conference Pitcher of the Week on March 10 after throwing nine scoreless innings in two relief appearances…appeared in 17 games with 12 coming in the starting rotation…recorded a 7-3 record and a 4.64 ERA in 87.1 innings of work…Struckout 52 batters, walked 45, and opponents hit .263 against him.

High School – Played baseball for head coach Bill Curley at Benedictine Military High School...named team Most Valuable Player during junior and senior seasons...named All-State by the Georgia Dugout Club during senior season...named First Team All-Region during junior and senior seasons...recorded a 7-4 recordf with a 1.71 earned run average during senior season...collected a .342 batting average with one homerun and 19 runs batted in during senior season...holds school record with 15 strikeouts against Burke County during senior season...also lettered in basketball and cross country.

Personal – Son of Julie and John Patton...has two brothers, John and Jeff...father played baseball at Virginia Tech University and later for the Texas Rangers in their minor league system...majoring in Business.