June 9, 2015
COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina junior left-handed pitcher Jack Wynkoop was selected by the Colorado Rockies in the 6th round of the 2015 MLB Draft. Wynkoop was the No. 167th overall selection.
Wynkoop went 8-5 with a 3.27 ERA with 16 appearances and 14 starts. Wynkoop pitched a team-high 104.1 innings and struck out 86 batters with just 14 walks. Wynkoop became the 23rd pitcher in school history to reach the 20-win total. Wynkoop currently ranks 17th all-time in career wins with 22 in his three-year career. In league games, Wynkoop was 5-3 in league play with a save and a 3.57 ERA vs. SEC teams as well as 59 strikeouts to eight walks in 70.2 innings.
What a crazy day, thanks to the rockies for giving me a chance to achieve my dream. More importantly… https://t.co/yfUlZ15d9P
Jack Wynkoop BIO
2015 – Made 16 appearances with 14 starts, went 8-5 with a 3.27 ERA and a save, pitched 104.2 innings and allowed 47 runs, 38 earned, on 121 hits with 14 walks and 86 strikeouts … Team-high four pickoffs, allowed just one stolen base on two attempts … No-decision in 10-7 win over LSU (5/14); allowed six runs, five earned, on 11 hits with no walks and two strikeouts in 5.1 innings … Won fourth straight start allowing six runs on 12 hits in eight innings with two walks and six strikeouts in 9-7 win over Texas A&M (5/8) … Improved to 7-4 with win in 10-1 victory over Auburn (5/1); allowed just one run, unearned, on eight hits with no walks and 10 strikeouts … 8.1 scoreless innings to earn win in 4-0 victory at Tennessee (4/24); allowed just seven hits and one walk while striking out five batters … First career complete game, allowed two runs on 10 hits with one walk and a career-high 12 strikeouts in 5-2 win over Vanderbilt (4/17) … First career save in 8-5 victory over Georgia (3/29); allowed one run on three hits in 2.1 innings with no walks and three strikeouts … No-decision in 4-3 loss at Missouri (3/21); allowed two runs on seven hits in 7.1 innings with no walks and five strikeouts … Improved to 4-1 with win in 4-3 victory over Kentucky (3/14); allowed two runs on seven hits in 7.1 innings with a walk and five strikeouts … Eight scoreless innings with just three hits allowed, a walk and five strikeouts to earn victory in 7-0 win over Miami (Ohio) (3/7) … Earned win in 4-1 victory vs. Clemson (2/28); allowed just one run on five hits in 6.0 innings with two walks and seven strikeouts … Tied career-high with eight innings pitched and allowed just one run on three hits with one walk and nine strikeouts to earn win in 10-1 victory over Northeastern (2/21).
2014 – Made 17 appearances with 16 starts, went 7-6 with a 2.86 ERA in 88.0 innings, allowed 40 runs, 28 earned with 10 walks and 58 strikeouts … Earned win going 5.2 innings and allowing one run on five hits with a walk and two strikeouts in 3-1 win over Missouri (5/10) … Earned win in 5-2 win at Georgia allowing two runs on five hits in six innings with a walk and three strikeouts (5/3) … Quality start in 2-1 loss vs. Alabama (4/26); allowed two runs on seven hits in 6.1 innings with no walks and four strikeouts … Quality start in no-decision of a 3-2 win at Auburn (4/19); allowed two runs, both unearned, on eight hits with no walks and a strikeout … Quality start in no-decision of a 4-3 loss vs. Florida (4/12); allowed one run on five hits in seven innings with a walk and three strikeouts … Quality start despite a loss at Arkansas; allowed four runs, one earned, on four hits with two walks and four strikeouts in 6.1 innings … Three scoreless innings of relief in 3-2 win over Tennessee to pick up a win (3/28) … Quality start despite a loss in 2-1 defeat at Kentucky (3/22); allowed two runs on five hits with one walk and nine strikeouts in seven innings of work … Eight scoreless innings with just four hits allowed, no walks and five strikeouts in 8-0 win over Brown to pick up fourth victory (3/8) … Improved to 3-0 with a win in 10-2 victory over Clemson; allowed two runs on nine hits in six-plus innings (3/1) … 7.1 scoreless innings with a career-high 10 strikeouts and just three hits allowed to pick up the win in a 2-0 victory vs. Eastern Kentucky (2/22) … Won first start of the season in 12-2 win over Bucknell (2/15); allowed two runs on six hits with a walk and a career-high six strikeouts … Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2013 – Freshman All-America honors from Collegiate Baseball … Named to SEC All-Freshman Team … Won seventh game of the season with five-plus innings of work allowing two runs on five hits with a walk and three strikeouts in 8-3 win over Georgia (5/12) … Named SEC Freshman of the Week for the second straight week after pitching seven scoreless innings with just five hits allowed in 4-0 win at LSU (4/28) … SEC Freshman of the Week after pitching a season-high eight innings to earn the win in 3-1 victory over Kentucky (4/21); did not walk a batter and allowed just one unearned run on nine hits … Three innings in relief in 14-5 loss at Florida (4/13); allowed two runs on three hits with no walks and three strikeouts … No-decision in 5-3 loss to Arkansas (3/24); allowed three runs on seven hits in 4.2 innings with two walks and four strikeouts … Improved to 4-0 with win at The Citadel (3/19); Worked 5.1 innings and allowed two runs on five hits with a walk and five strikeouts … Allowed one run on five hits in 2.2 innings in win over USC Upstate (3/12) … Six scoreless innings with just two hits allowed in win over Ball State (3/5) … Five scoreless innings in win over Furman (2/26) … Named to SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.