2007 - Made 13 appearances and starts, went 7-3 with a 3.58 ERA, 65.1 innings pitched, allowed 31 runs, 26 earned, on 56 hits with 64 strikeouts and 32 walks ... Earned win vs. Charlotte in NCAA Regional; worked 5.1 innings and allowed five runs on six hits (6/3) ... Pitched six innings and allowed just one run, unearned, on two hits with season-high 10 strikeouts in 8-1 win over Kentucky (5/4) ... Pitched season-high 7.1 innings and allowed just one run on seven hits with seven strikeouts in 4-1 win at Alabama (4/28) ... Hurled quality start at Ole Miss despite a loss; pitched seven innings and allowed two runs on five hits with six strikeouts (4/21) ... SEC Pitcher of the Week; pitched 6.2 scoreless innings in 10-1 win over Auburn (4/14); limited Tigers to just two hits ... Pitched five scoreless innings; allowed just two hits and struck out five in 10-0 win over Furman (4/4) ... Worked three innings in predetermined split to earn first win of the year; did not allow a run and struck out three in 13-1 victory at Wofford (3/21) ... Started and made first appearance on mound since surgery vs. Brown (3/11); worked 2.2 innings and struck out four batters.
2006 -Appeared in seven games with seven starts before undergoing Tommy John surgery to repair elbow ... Received medical redshirt ... Posted a 2-1 record with a 2.65 ERA in 34 innings pitched with 47 strikeouts and 11 walks before injury ... Pitched a season-high 7.2 innings and allowed just one run on three hits with a career-high 12 strikeouts in 4-1 win over Florida (3/24) ... Earned first win of the season pitching 5.2 innings and allowing four runs on four hits with nine strikeouts in 10-4 win over Quinnipiac (3/10).
2005 - Appeared in 11 games with six starts ... Pitched 27.1 innings compiling a 2-1 record with 18 strikeouts and 22 walks and a 2.63 ERA ... Threw five scoreless innings in start vs. Tennessee at SEC Tournament (5/27/05) ... Picked up second win of the year with six innings of four-hit ball allowing one run with a season-high eight strikeouts as Carolina defeated Kentucky 12-1 (5/22/05) ... Worked a season-long 6.2 innings allowing two runs on three hits at Ole Miss (5/15/05) ... Selected in the 31st round of the MLB Draft by the Baltimore Orioles.
2004 - Enrolled at Carolina in the fall of 2003 and made an immediate impact as a freshman ... Named to 2004 SEC All-Freshman Team ... Appeared in 25 games with four starts ... Pitched 52.1 innings with 3-1 record, one save, 3.27 ERA, 49 strikeouts, 14 walks ... Pitched complete game four hit shutout and earned SEC Pitcher of the Week Honors in 3-0 win over Ole Miss (5/2/04) ... Other two wins were in relief, both over SEC rival Florida ... Played in the summer with the Wilson Tobs of the Coastal Plains League under Coach Todd Wilkerson.
HIGH SCHOOL - Played three seasons at Garner Senior High School under Coach Kim Cain with career 1.84 ERA...Played summer of 2004 with the Ohio Thunder under coach Randall McClain.
PERSONAL - Born Arik Myron Hempy 7/19/84 ... Parents are Bob and Randy Hempy ... Has two older siblings, Courtney and Tori ... Chose Carolina because of its good athletics and care for students ... Hobbies are fishing and golf ... Favorite food is Ritz crackers with anything on them ... Favorite actress is Brittney Daniel ... Favorite actor is Dustin Hoffman.