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#19 Morgan Coombs
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: West Terre Haute, Ind.
High School: West Vigo
Other College: Lincoln Trail
Experience: 1 Letter
Morgan Coombs
Courtesy: Ball State Athletics
Release: 12/12/2008

Morgan Coombs' Career & Game-By-Game Statistics (PDF)

Career: Made 42 career appearances, including 11 starts ... Posted an 8-10 record with a 3.46 ERA while recording seven saves ... Worked 110.1 innings and struck out 88 batters.

2011 (Senior)
Made 12 appearances, including nine starts to earn his second letter ... Posted a 4-4 record with a 3.46 ERA in 54.2 innings ... Posted 43 strikeouts while walking just 18 batters ... Tallied a 4-1 record with a 2.66 ERA in seven Mid-American Conference starts ... Worked 44.0 innings in league play and allowed just 13 earned runs while striking out 36 and walking just nine ... Notched a combined shutout of Ohio as he worked 6.0 scoreless innings (March 27) ... Tossed a career-high 8.0 innings against Central Michigan (April 24) as he limited the Chippewas to one run on five hits while posting six strikeouts ... Posted wins over Ohio, Miami, Bowling Green and Central Michigan.

2010 (Redshirt)
Appeared in five games before suffering a season-ending elbow injury ... Made two starts on the mound ... Posted a 1-1 record with a  2.11 ERA in 21.1 innings of work while also recording a save ... Struck out 21 batters while walking just nine ... Only allowed five earned runs in 21.1 innings ... Named the Collegebaseball360.com Primetime Player of the Week after working 5.0 innings against nationally ranked Arkansas as he did not allow an earned run and struck out a career-high eight batters ... Notched a save against UAB (Feb. 26) ... Worked a career-high 7.1 innings against Coastal Carolina (March 7) and did not allow an earned run while striking out five.

2009 (Junior)
Appeared in 25 games as the Cardinals’ closer to earn his first letter at Ball State ... Posted a 3-5 record with a 4.72 ERA in 34.1 innings ... Tallied a team-high six saves ... Recorded 24 strikeouts while walking 15 ... All six of his saves came in Mid-American Conference action ... Notched wins against Furman (February 21 - game one), Indiana (February 27) and Eastern Michigan (May 2) ... Tallied saves against Akron (March 20), Kent State (March 28), Buffalo (April 5 - game two), Western Michigan (April 24 & 26) and Northern Illinois (May 10).

Lincoln Trail College
Two-year letterwinner at Lincoln Trail College for coach Mitch Hannahs ... Posted a 6-2 record as a sophomore as he worked 70.2 innings ... Posted a 2.25 ERA on the season ... Recorded 78 strikeouts while only walking 27 batters ... Led the team with 1.114 strikeouts per inning ... Logged a 5-3 record with five saves as a freshman ... Posted a 1.87 ERA in 33 innings of work while striking out 43 batters.

High School
Three-year letterwinner at West Vigo High School for coach Steve DeGroote ... Earned All-Conference honors as a senior as he led West Vigo to a 20-5 record ... Posted a .472 batting average with 10 doubles and four home runs ... Posted an 11-3 record on the mound with two saves ... Tossed 11 complete games on the season.

Personal
Majoring in sport administration ... Born May 4, 1988 ... Son of Rhonda and Jeffrey Coombs ... Has one sister, Jessica, and one brother Adam ... Full name is Morgan M. Coombs.