2003 - SEC Pitcher of the Year ... Earned All-America honors from the ABCA, Baseball America, Collegiate Baseball and the NCBWA ... 2003 MLB Draft Selection (7th round/Florida Marlins) ... Went 15-3 with a 2.73 ERA in 21 games and 19 starts ... Hurled three complete games ... Pitched 135.1 innings and allowed 49 runs, 41 earned, on 148 hits with 25 walks and 97 strikeouts.
2002 - Appeared in 19 games in 2002 with 18 starts and his 99 1/3 innings were the second most on the pitching staff ... Sophomore record was 9-4 with a 4.98 ERA ... Struck out 71, walked 26 and allowed 109 hits ... Recorded wins over SEC opponents Mississippi State, Alabama, LSU, Georgia and Arkansas ... Also defeated Georgia Tech, Steton Hall, Charleston Southern and East Tennessee State ... Two-year career record is 16-5 ... Played last summer with the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox in the Cape Cod League ... Pitched 15 innings in fall 2002 intrasquad games with a 2.40 ERA ... Allowed 11 hits, five walks, struck out seven.
2001 - Worked 57 innings in 15 games as a freshman with a 7-1 record, 3.63 ERA ... Struck out 46, walked 15 ... Defeated Princeton and Central Florida in a 24 hour period in the NCAA Regional ... Other wins over George Mason, Butler, Elon, Furman and Wofford.
HIGH SCHOOL - Played four seasons at Mauldin High School under Coach Ben Waddle ... Senior season had a 13-4 record with a 1.12 ERA, 120 strikeouts ... Team won state championship ... Won Mr. Baseball Award and was statewide Player of the Year and All-State ... Career record was 23-6 ... Played two seasons of American Legion Baseball ... Selected in the 40th round of the 2000 MLB draft by the Anaheim Angels.
PERSONAL - Born Robert David Marchbanks 2/3/82 at Spartanburg, S.C. ... Parents are Rob and Pam Marchbanks ... Father attended Limestone College ... Mother attended Clemson University ... Has two younger sisters, Emily and Kathryn ... Hobbies are fishing golf and anything competitive ... Favorite food is anything Mom cooks ... Favorite actress is Reese Witherspoon ... Favorite actor is Kevin Costner.