First-ever meeting between the two
Jordan Ebert's second career home run gave Auburn a 1-0 lead in the first.
Since John Pawlowski became the Auburn head coach in 2009, Auburn is 6-2 against Troy
Trey Wingenter (1-0) earned the win with five innings of one-run ball.
Three players in the Auburn baseball team's starting lineup recently faced the difficult decision to begin or continue their baseball careers at Auburn, or turn pro.
4-20-14 South Carolina vs Auburn Baseball
4-8-14 Troy vs Auburn Baseball
4-1-14 Samford vs Auburn Baseball
3-29-14 Missouri vs Auburn Baseball Game 3
3-27-14 Missouri vs Auburn Baseball
2014 - SOPHOMORE YEAR
Appeared in 13 games with four starts ... Posted a 1-1 record with an ERA of 3.33 ... Struck out 22 men in 24.1 innings pitched ... Made first appearance of season in relief vs. California (2/22) ... Got win in longest career start vs. Kennesaw State (3/25) ... Pitched 5.0 innings with five strike outs in the victory ... Struck out career-high 7 batters vs. Samford (4/1) ... Made first career SEC start vs. South Carolina
2013 - FRESHMAN YEAR
Made six appearances on the mound, including two starts ... Was 1-0 with a 3.68 ERA ... Pitched 14.2 innings, giving up eight runs (six earned) on 13 hits while striking out six and walking seven ... Made career debut vs. Kennesaw State, giving up two unearned runs in one full inning (2/26) ... Got first win with career-long outing, throwing 74 pitches in 5.0 innings while giving up one run on three hits vs. Alabama State (3/19) ... Made midweek start at Troy, giving up two runs on five hits in 3.2 innings (3/26) ... Got second start vs. Wofford, pitching 2.0 innings and striking out a season-high two despite giving up three runs on four hits (4/3) ... Did not surrender a run in final two appearances, a one-inning, six-pitch relief outing vs. Georgia (4/13) and a two-inning stint vs. Jacksonville State (5/14).
Played for Jeff Bell at Bob Jones ... 36th Rd. draft pick (1,091 overall) of the Seattle Mariners in 2012 ... Ranked 239th high school prospect by Perfect Game (2012) ... Ranked 396th draft prospect by Baseball America (2012) ... Was a perfect 9-0 with a 0.47 ERA as a senior ... Struck out 114 in 60 innings against just 29 walks ... Threw five shutouts and three no-hitters ... 2012 Huntsville Pitcher of the Year ... 2012 ASWA All-State 6A First Team Pitcher ... Ranked No. 202 high school prospect by Perfect Game (2011) ... Also played for the Atlanta Blue Jays and Anthony Dye ... Area Code Showcase invitee.
Anthony James Wingenter III ... Son of Tony and Rhonda Wingenter ... Has a sister, Kathryn ... Mother graduated from Auburn in 1989 ... Major: engineering.