Awards and Recognition:
2012 Winter/Spring Academic All-Summit League
Summit League ‘Co-Pitcher of the Week’, February 18, 2013
Sophomore (2013): 14 appearances on the mound with five starts…started at Arkansas on 2/17... threw 5.0 innings while striking out five on his way to being named Summit League Co-Pitcher of the Week... started the Sunday game at Arkansas State on 2/24... had five strikeouts and a no decision on 2/24... threw 2.1 innings on 3/3 at Arkansas-Little Rock, recording four strikeouts... 1.2 innings of work on 3/9 at Minnesota... one inning pitched on 3/12 at Saint Louis… 3.0 innings pitched with three strikeouts on 3/23 at Michigan… career high six strikeouts in 3.1 innings of work on 3/31 at Illinois-Chicago… career high 5.1 innings pitched on 4/7 vs. Fort Wayne with five strikeouts… two strikeouts in 0.2 innings of relief work on 5/12 vs. North Dakota State… struck out four in 4.0 innings of relief on 5/18 at Oakland… finished the year with 35 strikeouts in 34.1 innings pitched.
Freshman (2012): Appeared in nine games... pitched 1.0 hitless inning of relief at Georgia State during game two of the series... tossed 1.1 IP vs. Saint Louis... allowed one unearned run in 0.2 of an inning vs. Xavier on 3/23 but did pick up a strikeout... threw a scoreless inning vs. Eastern Illinois on 4/24 and struck out one hitter... went a career-high 2.2 innings at Oakland on 4/28 and did not allow a run on one hit and one strikeout and lowered his ERA to 4.91... continued to lower his ERA to 4.70 with a third of an inning on may 6 vs. IPFW... threw a scoreless inning at Illinois State on 5/12 with a punch-out and did not allowed a run in his last five innings of work... threw 0.1 of an inning on 5/17 at South Dakota State and allowed one earned run.
High School: All-Conference First Team and All-Area First Team... All-State selection... Legion All-Star and played at Miller Park for the All-Star game... Legion All-State and All-Tournament Team... went 10-1 with a 0.94 ERA in high school with 80 strikeouts in 73 innings... went 5-1 in legion ball with a 2.85 ERA and 46 K’s in 45 innings... member of 2010 Regional Championship team and 2011 Sectional Championship team... Legion Championship team in 2011... tossed a two-hit shutout at state his senior season.
Personal: Son of Todd and Donna Pingel... born Nov. 12, 1992... major in Engineering Technology.