2005 - Went 9-6 with a 3.20 ERA in 18 starts with one complete game and 115.1 innings pitched ... Struck out 94 batters with 23 walks ... Named to SEC Good Works Team and SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2004 -- Named third team All America by National Collegiate Baseball Writers Assn.Named Most Outstanding Pitcher with a 2004 record of 13-4.Tied school record with 19 starts in 20 appearances.Pitched 122 innings with 4.20 ERA.Struck out 98, walked 17.SEC regular season wins over LSU, Vanderbilt, Kentucky, Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee.Defeated Tennessee again in SEC tournament.Beat The Citadel in NCAA regional and LSU in College World Series.Pitched 13 innings in fall intrasquad game with 0.69 ERA.Allowed four hits, struck out 16, walked 2.Named pitcher of the fall.Coaches also awarded him the pitcher's strength and conditioning award.Better than a 3.0 GPA both semesters 2003-04Dean's list spring of 2004.Has pitched in three consecutive College World Series (19.1 inn.). Has pitched in 69 career games.
2003 -- Missed more than a month in 2003 with a fractured hand but appeared in 21 games with three starts and worked 61 innings with a 3.84 ERA ... Struck out 54, walked 24 ... Led team in saves with six and had a 6-3 record, including wins over Clemson, Kentucky and Alabama ... Earned first win of the season on Opening Day vs. Charleston Southern ... Struck out career-high 10 batters in win at The Citadel ... Win vs. Clemson was his second career complete game ... Played last summer with the Brewster Whitecaps in the Cape Cod League and was named Most Valuable Pitcher and to Cape Cod All Stars ... Earned a Life Scholarship ...Had better than a 3.0 grade point average both semesters of the 2002-03 academic year.
2002 -- Won the Kip Bouknight Award as the outstanding first-year pitcher ... Appeared in 28 games with three starts and worked 71 2/3 innings ... Compiled a 7-2 record with 69 strikeouts, 23 walks, 3.89 ERA ... Had two CWS decisions, a 9-5 complete game win over Georgia Tech and a loss in the national championship game vs. Texas ... Notched seven wins vs. Clemson, Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia, LSU in the SEC Tournament, defending national champions Miami in the Super Regional and vs. Georgia Tech ... Played last summer with the Wilmington Sharks of the Coastal Plain League ... Pitched nine innings in fall intrasquad games without allowing a run ... Struck out nine, walked one, allowed six hits.
HIGH SCHOOL - Played three seasons at Lexington High School under Coach Tom Williams, a former Gamecock infielder (1977-80) ... Played for the Diamond Devils AAU team during summer of 2001 ... Also played football.
PERSONAL - Born Aaron Thomas Rawl 7/21/83 in Lexington, SC. ... Parents are Otis and Melissa Rawl ... Both parents attended the University of South Carolina ... Has an older sister, Anna, who plays volleyball at the College of Charleston ... Grandfather, Otis Rawl, Sr., was a star pitcher for the Gamecocks (1951-53) and played professional baseball one season in the St. Louis Cardinals organization ... Hobbies are hunting and water sports ... Chose Carolina because "I like it" ... Favorite food is crab legs ... Favorite actress is Julia Roberts... Favorite actor is Brad Pitt.