2008 (Junior): Took a medical redshirt after missing the entire season.
Summer 2007: Went 7-3 with a 1.83 ERA in 13 starts for the Duluth Huskies of the Northwoods League … Fired the first no-hitter in team history (7/17), holding the Brainerd Blue Thunder hitless for seven innings in the first game of a doubleheader … Selected to the league[apos]s all-star team in both the first and second half of the season … Allowed just 53 hits in 83 2/3 innings, collecting 83 strikeouts … Teammate of current Jayhawks Justin Ellrich, Robby Price, Nick Czyz and Shaeffer Hall.
2007 (Sophomore): Posted a 5.52 ERA over 16 appearances … Led the Jayhawks in starts (15), innings pitched (89.2) and strikeouts (91) … Struck out a career-high 10 batters against Oklahoma State (3/25) … In his first start of the season, pitched six scoreless innings, giving up only three hits and striking out six in a win over Hawaii-Hilo (2/3) … Pitched seven scoreless innings of one-hit ball against Kansas State (5/4), taking a no-hitter into the sixth inning … His 91 strikeouts were tied for the eighth most single-season strikeouts in Kansas history … Recorded a 3.28 ERA over his final six starts, spanning 35.2 innings.
Summer 2006: Pitched in 12 games, making 11 starts, for the Duluth Huskies of the Northwoods League … Compiled a 9-3 record with a 2.05 ERA in 66 innings … Struck out 59 and walked 30 … Allowed an opponent batting average of just .201 … Teammate of current Jayhawk Paul Smyth and former Jayhawk Brock Simpson.
2006 (Freshman): Made 20 appearances and one start as a freshman … Went 2-1 with a 5.35 ERA and 31 strikeouts … Worked 4.2 innings in his first college start, allowing no earned runs and seven hits at Hawaii-Hilo (2/3) … Worked two scoreless innings, striking out three, for first collegiate victory against Baker (3/8) … Retired four straight hitters in his first conference action at Baylor (3/17) … Struck out a season-high five hitters in 2.1 innings of work against Texas Tech (4/8).
High School: Lettered three years in baseball at Oakville High School … Went 15-4 on the mound during his junior and senior seasons with a 1.90 ERA … Was named All-Suburban first team and conference player of the year as a junior at Oakville High … Named all-metro second team … Named team MVP of his summer team as a junior and sophomore … Named All-Suburban South first team as a sophomore … Coached by Rich Sturm … Also competed in in-line hockey.
Personal: Parents are Kevin and Nanette Marks … A psychology major.