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Robert Tasin
Player Profile:
Robert Tasin 1373486
Position: Right Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 190
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Klein, Texas
Other College: Howard College

2015 [RS-Senior]: All-Big 12 Second Team honoree… drafted and signed by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 19th round with the 564th overall pick… semifinalist for the Gregg Olson (Breakout Player of the Year) Award and John Olerud (Two-Way Player of the Year) Award… totaled 38 games played with 18 pitching appearances, 11 starts on the mound, 12 at designated hitter and five at first base… led the pitching staff with a 9-2 record to go with a 2.52 ERA and 57 strikeouts in 78.2 innings… hit .260 in 100 at-bats with 19 RBI and six runs… went 1-for-4 off the bench with a RBI in his first plate appearances of his career against Notre Dame (2/13)… earned the win in five innings of shutout ball with three strikeouts against SIUE (2/15)… struck out six in five-scoreless to get the win vs. Utah (2/22) in relief at the Big 12/Pac-12 Challenge in Arizona… went 2-for-3 with a double vs. BYU (2/27)… picked up a relief win in 1.2 innings with two Ks against Purdue (3/8)… posted a 2-for-4 performance with a double at Hawai’i (3/12)… went 2-for-4 at the plate and later earned the save with a scoreless-ninth at Hawai’i (3/15)… entered with the bases loaded and nobody out in the first inning against No. 10 Texas tech (3/22) and went on to pitch 5.1-scoreless with six strikeouts to earn the win… returned to the rotation with six innings of work and four strikeouts to beat Baylor (3/29)… contributed to a ninth-inning rally with a pinch-hit, RBI-single against Kansas (4/2)… allowed just one run and struck out four over six innings to earn the win at No. 25 Texas (4/12), while going 2-for-5 at the dish… drove in two runs off the bench against No. 16 Dallas Baptist (4/14)… went 2-for-3 at West Virginia (4/17)… surrendered just two unearned runs and got the win in a career-best 7.2 innings at WVU (4/19), while going 1-for-3 with two RBI at the plate… drove in two runs and went 2-for-3 against Alcorn State (4/22)… struck out five in six innings to earn eighth win at Kansas State (5/9)… knocked in two runs against TCU (5/15)… pitched OU to a win over West Virginia (5/21) in a Big 12 Championship elimination game with five strikeouts and one run allowed in seven innings, while contributing a RBI-single… drove in two runs and went 2-for-4 with a run in an elimination game win over K-State (5/22)… finished career with a 14-7 record, 3.44 ERA and 115 strikeouts in 146.2 innings.

2014 [RS-Junior]: Made 22 appearances, including five starts on the mound... compiled a 4.80 ERA in 54 innings pitched... finished the season with a 4-5 record... had seven scoreless appearances on the year... earned the win with 1.1 innings of relief against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2/18)... struck out three in two scoreless innings against Abilene Christian (3/5)... made first career start at Oral Roberts (3/25) with 3.2 innings of one-run ball... fanned a career-high seven in a 4.1-inning start against Oklahoma State (4/1)... made a career-high 5.1-inning relief appearance against Texas (4/12) with three strikeouts... pitched 4.2 innings and struck out six in a start at Oklahoma State (4/15)... came out of the bullpen for five innings against Baylor (5/3).

2013 [RS-Sophomore]: Appeared in 15 games in 2013… 13.2 total innings pitched… recorded a one out save in the season opener against Hofstra (2/16)… recorded a three out save against Iowa (2/22) giving up no runs on 2 hits… finished the year with a 3.29 ERA and a 1-0 record.

Before OU: Played his freshman year at Texarkana College under head coach Will Bolt and his sophomore year at Howard College under head coach Britt Smith ... posted a 3-1 record and a 1.98 ERA record with seven saves ... hit .360 with 19 RBIs as a freshman ... named 2011 Conference Freshman of the Year.

High School: Played at Klein High School under head coach Barry Smith ... earned two letters ... posted a career .340 batting average and 2.50 ERA ... hit .355 with seven home runs and posted a 2.40 ERA over 35 innings as a senior ... named District MVP, Second Team All-Houston and Klein MVP his senior year ... earned First Team All-District utility player honors in 2009 ... team was District Champion and Texas 5A State runner-up ... also played football.

Personal: Full name is Robert Andrew Tasin ... Born in Houston, Texas ... Parents are Jeff and Paula Tasin ... Has one brother, Matt, and one sister, Michelle ... Brother, Matt, competed on the Air Force Academy boxing team ... Human relations major.

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