Pitched in 11 games, seven out of the bullpen, with a 1-1 record and only allowed four unearned runs in 20.1 innings ... Allowed just nine hits and held opponents to a .134 batting average ... Closed out Arkansas’ season-opening win vs. Western Illinois (2.15), throwing two scoreless innings and allowing one hit, while striking out three ... Pitched in the series finale vs. Evansville (2.24), striking out both batters he retired ... Retired the final two batters in Arkansas’ win in game three vs. San Diego State (3.9) and had one strikeout ... Tossed two perfect innings and struck out two in relief outing vs. Alabama A&M (3.13) ... Earned first victory of the season in game two vs. Mississippi Valley State (3.27), getting the start and striking out a career-high five batters in three scoreless innings ... Worked a hitless inning out of the bullpen in game two vs. No. 15 Mississippi State (3.30) ... Pitched well out of the bullpen in series opener vs. No. 2 LSU (4.12), throwing 2.2 hitless innings and allowing an unearned run with three strikeouts ... Started game two of the doubleheader at Nebraska (4.16), throwing a career-high four innings and giving up one unearned run with a pair of strikeouts ... Retired the only batter he faced in the series finale vs. Tennessee (5.12) … Started the championship game of the NCAA Manhattan Regional against Kansas State (6.2) and worked two scoreless innings with a strikeout.
Pitched in 16 games, all in relief, and had a 1-0 record with a 2.60 ERA ... Fanned 19 batters in 17.1 innings and held the opposition to a .234 batting average ... Made first appearance as a Razorback in second game of Villanova (2.18) series, pitching a perfect inning with a strikeout ... Pitched in the second game of the Northwestern State (2.22) series and threw a scoreless inning with two strikeouts ... Threw a scoreless inning in relief against BYU (2.29), striking out one and allowing two hits ... Retired both batters he faced, including one strikeout, in relief appearance in series finale against Binghamton (3.10) ... Tossed a hitless inning out of the bullpen against Nevada (3.21) ... Struck out the side in a hitless inning of work vs. Oral Roberts (4.24) ... Turned in a season-long relief outing in series opener vs. Missouri (5.1), throwing three shutout innings and striking out three ... Earned first win of the season in middle game of the South Carolina (5.5) series, tossing 1.2 hitless innings with two strikeouts ... Pitched a scoreless ninth inning with a strikeout in series-opening win at Tennessee (5.17).
2012: Played for the Anchorage Bucs in the Alaska Baseball League … Posted a 1-3 record with a 2.54 ERA in nine appearances … In 28.1 innings, Wright struck out 37 batters and held opponents to a .222 batting average.
San Jacinto Community College
Ranked 91st on the Top 100 JUCO prospects for the 2011 MLB Draft by Perfect Game ... Named to the all-region XIV South Conference Team and third-team NJCAA All-American following the 2011 season ... Posted a 10-1 record with a 2.69 ERA in 2011.
Mayde Creek High School
Earned first team all-district 17-5A honors in 2009 ... Named honorable mention all-district 17-5A as a junior ... Also played football in high school.
In the Draft
2013 - Seattle Mariners, 26th round (777th overall)
Son of Stacy and Melissa Wright ... Has one sister, Carly ... Majoring in sports management.