South Carolina National Guard Band to Perform National Anthem
Carolina Day at the State House held today
Team receive National Championship and Southeastern Conference Championship rings
2011 - 2011 MLB Draft Selection (41st round/San Francisco Giants) ... Key two-way contributor who hit .254 (18-for-71) in 23 games with five homers, 12 doubles and seven RBI; also was 3-1 with a 2.45 ERA on the mound in 12 games with seven starts, hurled 36.2 innings with 29 strikeouts ... 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored in 5-1 win over Connecticut in NCAA Super Regional (6/11) ... Solo home run in 11-5 win over Stetson in NCAA Regional (6/4) ... Solo home run in 3-2 win at Alabama (5/21) ... Two-homer game with three hits and three RBI in the 7-1 win over Arkansas (5/15) ... 3-for-4 with a homer and two RBI in 6-5 win over Arkansas (5/14) ... Allowed just one run on five hits with five strikeouts to pick up win in 6-1 victory over Presbyterian (5/10) ... 2-for-4 with two doubles in 7-6 loss at Ole Miss (5/6) ... 1-for-3 with a run scored in 7-3 win over Auburn (5/1) ... 1.2 scoreless innings with three strikeouts in 8-3 win over College of Charleston (4/19) ... Made first career start as a position player at DH; also played left field in 5-3 win vs. Vanderbilt (4/17); key double to get seventh inning rally going ... First start back from bicep soreness was at The Citadel (4/12); allowed two runs on two hits in 3.1 innings in 2-0 loss to the Bulldogs ... Quality start in 2-1 win over Georgia (3/19); allowed just one run on three hits in career-high seven innings of work with four strikeouts ... Pitched one perfect inning in 8-4 win over Wofford (3/16) ... Earned second win of the season in 5-2 win over CSU Bakersfield (3/12); allowed one run on four hits in 5.1 innings with a pair of strikeouts ... Hurled four scoreless innings in first start of the year, a predetermined split and earned win in 14-1 victory over Furman (3/1; allowed just two hits and struck out career-high seven batters ... Allowed three runs in 1.2 innings of relief with two strikeouts in 12-5 win over Santa Clara (2/18).
2010 - Hurled 0.1 innings of relief in 4-3 loss to Oklahoma at the College World Series (6/20) ... Hurled 0.1 innings of relief with a strikeout in 10-9 win over Coastal Carolina at NCAA Super Regional (6/13) ... Picked up second win of the season with one perfect inning of relief in 11-6 win vs. Furman (5/18) ... Struck out one batter in 0.2 scoreless innings in 5-3 win at Arkansas (5/16) ... Struck out lone batter he faced in 10-2 win over Charleston Southern (5/12) ... 1.2 scoreless innings of relief in 9-7 win over Alabama (4/30) ... 0.1 scoreless inning of relief with a strikeout in 5-4 loss to Ole Miss (4/18) ... 0.1 perfect inning of relief in 10-4 win at The Citadel (4/14) ... Pitched one perfect inning of relief with a strikeout in 10-6 loss at Auburn (3/28) ... Earned first career win with 1.2 perfect innings of relief in 5-3 win over Duquesne (2/21).
2009 - Pitched 2.2 scoreless innings of relief in 8-6 loss to East Carolina at NCAA Regional (5/31) ... Hurled 1.1 scoreless innings of relief in 4-1 loss to LSU at SEC Tournament (5/22) ... Hurled 0.1 innings of relief in 9-2 win over USC Upstate (5/12) ... Made first career appearance on mound at Tennessee (5/9), did not allow a run in 0.2 innings of work, struck out one batter.
2008 - Missed entire 2008 season due to injury and Tommy John surgery ... Received medical redshirt.
HIGH SCHOOL - Played for Lancaster High School ... 2007 Gatorade South Carolina HS Player of the Year as well as 2007 PG CrossChecker South Carolina HS Player of the Year ... 2007 South Carolina AAAA All-State team and member of 2007 SC/NC Select All-Star team ... Finished 2007 season with a 1.38 ERA with 117 strikeouts in 76.1 innings ... Selected in the 26th round of the 2007 MLB Draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
PERSONAL - Born Steven Neff on 2/24/89 ... Parents are Stan and Debbie Neff.