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John Pryor

#23 John Pryor

HT. 6-2
WT. 195
HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL) St. Paul, Minn. (Minnehaha Academy)

2016: Appeared in 24 contest for the Bisons, the second most on the team...Finished 0-3 with a 7.34 ERA in 41.2 innings of work...The lefty struck out 42 batters and walked 28...Made three starts on the year...Struck out a season high seven batters in 4.0 shutout frames against Middle Tennessee (3/1)...Punched out six in his season debut against Eastern Kentucky (2/19)...Tossed a season high 5.1 innings against FGCU (5/14) and only allowed one hit...

2015: Made 20 appearances on the hill with one start...The lefty was 1-3 with a 4.91 ERA in 29.1 frames...He struck out 18 batters and walked 11...Picked up first career save after tossing a perfect inning against Quinnipiac (3/15)...Went a season best 5.0 innings against North Florida (4/12) where he also stuck out a season high three batters.

2014: Made seven starts in 13 appearances on the mound...Went 2-2 with a 4.70 ERA in 44 innings of work...Fanned 34 batters and walked 28...Made first career start against Alabama A&M (2/27) striking out eight in five innings...Recorded first career win after giving up just two runs in seven frames of work against Western Kentucky (3/5)...Struck out career high 10 batters against the Hilltoppers...Struck out 18 batters compared to just four walks in his first two career starts.

High School: Prepped at Minnehaha Academy under Scott Glenn...All-State selection by ESPN High School...Posted a 0.23 ERA and fanned 109 batters as a senior, both school records...Helped lead the Redhawks to the 2013 Section 4AA championship...Struck out 18 batters in a seven-inning game for the Redhawks...Helped lead MA to the 2013 Minnesota Class 2A boys basketball state championship...Member of the National Honor Society...Academic All-State selection...Honor roll all eight semesters.

Personal: Son of Mike and Jackie Pryor...Has one brother (Matt) and one sister (Kate)...Brother Matt plays baseball at Bethel University (MN).