Auburn ends the regular season 33-23 with NCAA Tournament selections to be revealed on Monday at 11am
Auburn has solidified its spot as the No. 10 seed in next week's SEC Tournament
O'Neal stifled the Florida bats before the ninth, holding Florida to just one run on four hits over the first eight innings, walking none.
Eight out of Auburn's nine hitters collected at least one hit on the night
Auburn goes into the series 23-14, 5-10 SEC while Mississippi State is 30-9, 8-7 SEC.
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Appeared in 15 games, all in relief ... Posted a 1-2 record with one save ... Finished with a 2.78 ERA in 22.2 innings pitched ... All three decisions came in the month of May ... Held opponents to a .211 batting average, best among all Auburn pitchers ... Struck out 17 and walked 16 during the season ... Inherited 25 runners and allowed just three to score (12%) ... Retired first hitter he faced 12 of 15 times (80%) ... Earned a hold in the Sunday win over Brown, entering with the bases loaded and Auburn leading 4-1 (3/10) ... Pitched career-long four innings at LSU, allowing two earned runs and matching a career-high with three strikeouts (3/22) ... Earned first career save with two shutout innings and three strikeouts against Wofford (4/3) ... Picked up first career with in comeback win over Samford, logging 2.1 scoreless innings after entering with bases loaded and two outs; did not allow any of his inherited runners to score (5/8) ... Took loss in SEC Tournament game vs. Alabama (5/21), despite not allowing any runs to score while in the game ... Pitched 2.1 innings and left after one-out single in 8th; runner came around to score game-winning run.
Played at Northwest Florida State CC in 2011 before moving to Florida State College in 2012 ... Was 6-3 with a 3.70 ERA in 64 innings at Florida State College ... Struck out 69.
Played for Matt Cimo at Auburn ... 2009 OA News Pitcher of the Year ... Went 9-2 with a 2.02 ERA and 57 strike outs ... 2009 First Team All-State (6A) ... 2009 OA News All-Area selection at shortstop ... Hit six home runs ... 2008 All-Area honorable mention as both a pitcher and infielder.
Reid Burton Carter ... Son of Burt and Lucia Carter ... Has three brothers: Mitch (27), Kyle (24) and Trey (18) ... Grandfather, mother, father and brother Kyle are all Auburn graduates ... Brother Trey is a freshman at Auburn ... Major: marketing.