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

2010 (Junior) – Had 16 appearances while making five starts…in 45.2 innings of work he accumulated an earned run average of 6.11 while opponents struck out 39 times, walked 22 times and hit .311 against him…recorded one save against Montevallo on March 20, and a season-high six strikeouts against Georgia College on March 6…ended the year with a record of 3-1.

2009 (Sophomore)
– Played in 15 games and started 14…recorded a 4.90 ERA with a 6-3 final record…in 86.1 innings of work, had 65 strikeouts while opponents hit .284 against him.

2008 (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 record 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.