2008 - - Made three appearances and hurled 5.2 innings with four walks, three strikeouts and a 3.18 ERA ... Went 1.2 innings and allowed just one hit in 15-3 loss to Kentucky (3/28) ... Pitched three innings in first career appearance vs. East Carolina (2/23/first game); allowed two runs on four hits with two strikeouts and two walks
HIGH SCHOOL - Played four seasons at North Rowan High School under coaches Bill Kesler and Bobby Byerly ... Two-time All-Central Carolina Conference team member ... Earned two-time All-County honors as well ... Also lettered in football ... 2006 Central Carolina Conference Offensive Player of the Year and honorable mention All-State ... Played for South Charlotte Panthers AAU team and coach Don Hutchins.
PERSONAL - Born Keegan Francis Linza on 11/10/88 ... Parents are Gary and Susan ... Chose Carolina because "liked the coaches and the tradition"... Hobbies are golf and Play Station ... Favorite athlete is Roger Clemens ... Lists father as biggest influence on his career ... Favorite food is steak ... Favorite actor is Will Ferrell.