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Rus Harper
Rus Harper

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
Oak Mountain

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 175

Position:
LHP

Birthdate:
05/10/1988

Experience:
SQ

B-T:
R-L

2008 SUMMER: Played for the Fairfax Nationals of the Clark Griffith League ... Went 2-2 with a 5.34 ERA in nine appearances (five starts) ... Recorded 28 strikeouts in 30.1 IP.

2008 (FRESHMAN): Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterman for Tommy Youngblood at Oak Mountain High School ... 2006 and 2007 Birmingham News First Team All-Metro 6A and All-State honorable mention ... Two-time All-Over The Mountain Team (2006 & 2007) ... Went 15-4 with a 1.64 ERA in 31 career appearances ... Was 6-3 with a career-best 0.96 ERA in 65.1 innings as a senior, allowing just nine earned runs while striking out 87 ... Was 7-1 with a save as a junior, posting a 1.73 ERA with 63 strikeouts ... Finished his high school career with 168 strikeouts ... Mu Alpha Theta

PERSONAL: Cyrus Wayne Harper III ... Son of Cy and Jamea Harper ... Has a sister, Elizabeth (16) ... Major is undeclared.