Named the sixth-best prospect in the Valley League by Baseball America this past summer ... Went 6-0 with a 3.62 ERA in 11 appearances (10 starts) ... Logged 59 2/3 innings and struck out 48 ... Finished the year second in wins, fifth in innings and eighth in ERA.
2012 - FRESHMAN YEAR
Went 5-2 with a 3.67 ERA in nine appearances (six starts) ... Tied for the team lead in wins (5) with Jon Luke Jacobs ... Logged 34 1/3 innings ... Struck out 22 ... Allowed 35 hits and issued 10 walks for a 1.31 WHIP ... Had two quality starts ... Auburn went 5-1 in games in which he started ... Left-handed hitters hit .235 against him (8-for-34) while right-handed hitters hit .281 (27-for-96) ... Was 0-2 with a 16.20 ERA in SEC play ... Appeared in three SEC games (two starts) but logged just 5 innings ... Had the second quality start of his career against Florida A&M (5/14), tying his career high with seven strike outs in eight innings ... Allowed three runs (two earned) on seven hits and two walks ... Was battered for five runs on seven hits in just two innings at Georgia (5/6) before being pulled ... Allowed a run on three singles in the first and then four runs on four hits, including a three-run home run, in the second ... Took a no-decision in his first career SEC start, getting pulled in the second after allowing three runs on three hit and a walk while facing just nine batters against Tennessee on Sunday (4/29) ... Auburn rallied to win, 11-4 ... Earned a third straight win with five innings of shutout ball at Troy (4/24) ... Scattered three hits and two walks while striking out two ... Was aided by two double plays behind him as he recorded nine ground ball outs ... Retired eight in a row from the second through fourth innings ... Went a career-long seven-plus innings and struck out a career-high seven in picking up the win over Alabama A&M (4/18) ... Scattered three hits and two walks, leaving with Auburn up 7-0 ... Left after allowing a leadoff double in the eighth, which came around to score off the bullpen to put the only blemish on his line ... Earned the win in a designated split-start against Samford (4/10), not allowing a run on three hits in 2 2/3 innings ... Took the loss on Sunday against LSU (3/25), getting tagged for a run in 1 1/3 innings of relief as Auburn lost 4-3 ... Picked up his first career win out of the bullpen vs. Alabama State (2/29), entering in the fourth inning with Auburn up, 6-3, and departing after three innings of four-hit, one-run ball ... Made his first appearance of the season in long relief against Missouri (2/19), getting charged for a run after he left the game in the ninth with a pair of runners in scoring position ... Had entered in the fifth with one on and two outs and did not allow the inherited runner to score.
Played for Adam Clayton at Tallassee HS ... 6-3 with a 1.50 ERA in 61 innings as a senior, striking out 92 and walking 15 ... Hist .352 with three home runs and 33 RBI ... 6-2 with a 2.79 ERA in 52 innings as a junior, striking out 67 ... Hit. .400 with seven home runs and 46 RBI ... 2010 and 2011 First Team All-State ... 2010 AHSAA North-South All-Star ... 2010 East-West All-Star ... 2009 First Team All-State (OF) ... Also played football and was a 2009 First Team All-State defensive back, Montgomery Advertiser All-Metro and Opelika-Auburn News All-Area.
Eric Trey Cochran-Gill ... Son of Eric and Corinne Gill ... Has a brother, Trent (10) ... Major: exercise science.