Ebert led Auburn with a .579 batting average for the week and a .545 mark during the series win at Florida.
Auburn sent 15 men to the plate in the eighth inning after collecting just six hits in the prior seven innings.
Junior right-handed pitcher Dillon Ortman (2-1) will get the start for Auburn
Auburn fell behind in the third- and fifth- innings but used a two-run seventh and a three-run ninth to pick up its first win at Samford since 2010.
With the win Auburn improved to 20-13 while Alabama State fell to 19-17.
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2013 - JUNIOR YEAR
Made 11 appearances on the mound, including four starts ... Finished with a 2-1 record with both wins coming in relief ... Recorded a 4.88 ERA while opponents batted .306 against him ... Made his second career start in the first series of the season, pitching a season-high and matching a career-high with 5.1 innings vs. Maine (2/17); struck out a career-high three hitters in the game ... Made second start at Kennesaw State and was charged with the loss despite giving up just two earned runs on five hits in 5.2 innings; left with a 1-0 deficit but saw KSU score seven unearned runs in the game (2/26) ... Was the starter for Auburn in a 6-3 win over Alabama in the Capital City Classic; gave up three runs in three innings (3/5) ... Earned win in first relief appearance with 4.0 innings against Kennesaw State at home; gave up two runs in an 8-3 win (3/12) ... Was the battery with his brother, Kody, for the first time in his Auburn career for one scoreless inning of relief at LSU (3/24) ... Gave up two runs in a one-inning relief stint at Texas A&M (4/7) ... Pitched two shutout innings in a tie game vs. Alabama State; Tigers won 2-1 in the 9th (4/10) ... Had shortest appearance of season vs. Georgia, recording just two outs (4/13) ... Got second win of season at Samford with 2.0 innings of relief, giving up one run on a solo home run (4/16) ... Pitched 1.2 scoreless innings at Mississippi State in a 6-3 loss (4/18) ... Gave up four runs in 2.1 innings in final start of season at Jacksonville State; Auburn would come back to win 12-8 (5/7) ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.
SUMMER 2012 - Ranked the number eight prospect in the Valley League by Perfect Game ... Valley League All-Star ... Went 7-2 with a 2.26 ERA in 10 appearances (nine starts) ... Threw two complete games and was a part of two shutouts ... Logged 63 2/3 innings, striking out 50 while holding opponents to a .196 batting average ... Finished the year ranked third in ERA, second in opponent batting average and innings, first in batters struck out looking (26) and wins and tied for second for fewest hits allowd (45) and runs allowed (16).
2012 - SOPHOMORE YEAR
Went 1-1 with a 3.20 ERA in 18 appearances (one start) ... Had one save on the season in 25 1/3 innings, striking out 15 ... Allowed 10 of 23 inherited runners (43 percent) to score but allowed just nine earned runs of his own ... Retired the first batter he faced 11 out of 17 times (65 percent) ... Made nine appearances in league play but did not factor into any decisions ... Had a 5.73 ERA in league play ... Opponents hit .231 against him ... Left-handed hitters hit .206 (7-for-34) while right-handed hitters hit .246 (14-for-57) ... Teams hit just .184 (9-for-49) against him with runners on ... Getting the Game 3 start at No. 13 Arkansas (5/12), allowed three runs on four hits in two innings, leaving with Auburn up 4-2 and a runner on first and none out ... Threw a career-long four innings to pick up the win against Troy (4/17), allowing two runs (one earned) on three hits and three walks ... It was his first win since May 14, 2011 against Alabama ... Entered with men on the corners and one out in a one-run game at Samford (3/27) and got a strike out and a ground out to get out of the inning ... Then threw a scoreless eighth ... Needed just three pitches to strike out the only hitter he faced in the ninth on Sunday against LSU (3/25) ... Earned his first hold of the season on Friday against Belmont (3/9), throwing 1 2/3 innings of shutout baseball, allowing one hit and striking out two ... Took the loss against Purdue (3/2), allowing his inherited runner to score to tie the game and then leaving a runner on when he left that would eventually score to give Purdue a lead it wouldn't relinquish ... Threw a perfect ninth inning against Alabama State (2/29), needing just 13 pitches to get through three hitters.
2011 -FRESHMAN YEAR
Went 2-1 with four saves and a 4.65 ERA in 19 relief appearances (31 innings) ... Four saves tied for 11th in the SEC at the end of the regular season ... Inherited 21 runners, allowing seven to score (33 percent) ... Allowed the game-winning hit on Saturday at Tennessee (5/21) to the only hitter he faced in the ninth, entering with the game tied at 3-3 and the winning run on second with one out ... Had an exceptional day in a doubleheader sweep of Alabama (5/14), picking up the win in the opener by throwing two innings and getting the last three outs in the second game to earn the save ... Earned his first career win in the longest outing of his career (3 2/3 innings) on Friday against Georgia (5/6), entering in the eighth with a man on second and one out ... Struck out the first two hitters he faced and then picked up the win when Auburn scored twice in the 11th for the 4-3 come-from-behind win ... Suffered his first loss on Friday at #2 South Carolina (4/29), starting the ninth on the mound in a 1-1 game and hitting a batter on his first pitch, which came around to score with one out in the inning ... Picked up his third save of the season in the series-opening win over Ole Miss (4/21), entering with two on and none out in the ninth and Auburn up by three ... Retired all three hitters he faced, two on strike outs including the final hitter of the game ... SEC Co-Freshman of the Week (4/11) after picking up his first two career saves in two relief appearances at Kentucky ... Entered with a man on second and none out on Friday (4/8) and retired all three hitter he faced to pick up his first save ... Returned on Sunday with the bases loaded in seventh with two outs, getting out of the inning unscathed and threw the final 2 1/3 innings without allowing a hit or a walk ... Made two appearances against #1 Vanderbilt, which included 2 1/3 shutout innings on Sunday (4/3) in which he allowed a hit and did not allow either of his inherited runners to score ... Had his longest career outing at Mississippi State (3/26), throwing three shutout innings and striking out four to end the game .... Faced the final three hitters in the loss at Jacksonville State (3/22), allowing his lone inherited runner to score with the game-winning run ... Entered the Saturday game against #7 Arizona State (3/12) in the seventh with Auburn down 7-5 and allowed two runs on four hits and a walk in 2 2/3 innings ... Charged for three runs (two earned) on three hits in 1 1/3 innings against New York Tech (3/4) ... Threw two innings against Bethune-Cookman (3/1), allowing a run on two hits with two strike outs, earning a hold ... Made his debut in the fifth inning of the 8-6, 13-inning loss to Radford (2/25) ... Was in line for the win before an unearned run scored in the top of the ninth with one out ... Allowed one run on two hits with a strike out in an inning of work.
Played for Adam Moseley at Grissom HS ... Was 19-5 with a 1.57 ERA for his career ... Went 10-4 with a 1.95 ERA in 79 innings in 2010, striking out 95 ... 2010 6A Player of the Year, all-Metro pitcher, all-city pitcher and Super All-State Top 10 ... Went 7-2 with a 2.24 ERA in 45 innings with 59 strike outs in 2009 ... 2009 First Team All-City and Huntsville City Pitcher of the Year ... 2009 Huntsville Times Elite Team Pitcher ... Selected to the Alabama North/South All-Star Game and the ABCA All-Star Weekend ... East Coast Professional Showcase participant in Lakeland, Fla. ... Went 6-1 with a 2.40 ERA and 52 strike outs as a sophomore.
Dillon Charles Ortman ... Son of Julie Oswell and Russ Ortman ... Has four siblings: Ashley Oswell (24), Sarah Oswell (22), Kody Ortman (21) and Cassidy Ortman (17) ... Brother, Kody, is a senior catcher on the Auburn baseball team, transferring from Northwest Shoals CC prior to the 2012 season ... Father attended Auburn from 1983-85 and was a member of the baseball team ... Uncle, Doug Ortman, played in the Oakland A's organization and uncle, Ronnie Vaughn, played in the Detroit Tigers organization ...Major: finance.