SUMMER 2008: Made five starts for the Orlando Suns in the Florida Summer Collegiate League ... Went 2-0 with a 3.21 ERA, throwing 28.0 innings and striking out 25 ... Threw a complete game.
2008 (SOPHOMORE): Went 2-2 with a 6.07 ERA in 12 outings (three starts) ... Made three straight starts from March 4-15 (2-1, 9.75 ERA) before moving back to the bullpen where he excelled as a freshman ... Had a 5.60 ERA in nine relief appearances ... Earned two holds on the year ... Of eight inherited runners, only two scored ... The first batter he faced out of the bullpen was just 2-for-7 (.286) ... Threw just 5.1 innings in SEC play and was 0-2 with a 10.12 ERA in four apperances ... Picked up a hold with 1.2 IP against Georgia State on April 8, not allowing a hit ... Entered with two on and one out in the sixth with Auburn trailing 2-0 in March 30 game vs. Tennessee ... Allowed one run on two hits, striking out two as AU came back to win 4-3 ... Picked up his second straight win on March 9 with 5.0 IP against VMI, allowing three runs on five hits to move to 2-0 on the season with a 2.70 ERA ... Had not allowed a home run in first 34.0 career innings before giving up two to VMI ... Earned the win in his first career start, going 6.0 innings and surrendering just two runs on five hits and seven walks, striking out a career-high seven vs. Davidson on March 4 ... Retired eight of the first 10 hitters he faced against Davidson after retiring 14 straight in his relief appearance against Florida State on February 29 ... Retired 17 of the final 19 he faced against Florida State ... Threw 3.0 innings in relief of 12-1 win over East Tennessee State(February 23) to earn his first hold of the year.
SUMMER 2007: Played for the Winchester Royals in the Valley League ... Finished the summer 2-4 with a 4.14 ERA in 10 appearances (eight starts), striking out 45.
2007 (FRESHMAN): Led the team with a 2.00 ERA ... Went 4-1 in 14 appearances, earning three saves ... Held opponents to a .138 batting average in 65 at-bats ... Allowed just nine hits in 18.0 innings ... Allowed just three of seven inherited runners to score ... Retired 11 of 14 first-batters faced (.786) ... Was Auburn's closer for the pre-conference season, putting together a 0.00 ERA in nine appearances (13.1 IP) ... Lefthanders hit just .125 against and righthanders .146 ... Earned the win in his first outing, throwing 2.0 IP against Hofstra in relief, striking out three ... Allowed just two earned runs in non-conference season ... Struckout at least one in all but three outings ... Allowed more than one hit once in 14 outings.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Chuck Beale at Tift County ... 2006 23rd-round pick of the Milwaukee Brewers ... Went 8-2 with three saves as a senior ... Had a 1.72 ERA in 65 innings with 88 strikeouts in his final year while hitting .318 with seven home runs and 29 RBI ... First Team All-Region selection in both 2005 and 2006 ... Named all-region as a shortstop as a junior and as a pitcher as a senior ... Member of the Team Georgia squad that participated in the annual Sunbelt Tournament in 2005 ... All-Region First Team as a quarterback his senior year ... Also played basketball at Tift County.
PERSONAL: Rutherford Scott Shuman ... Son of Bart and Becky Shuman ... Has two siblings, Sloan (17) and Seth (11) ... Father, Bart, played baseball at Valdosta State ... Major: Physical Education.