UNC Baseball Bio
39 Benton Moss
Moss Moss 817310

Junior (2014)
Selected by the San Francisco Giants in the 15th round of the 2014 MLB Draft, but opted to return to Chapel Hill • Veteran right-hander made 15 starts in 16 appearances as a junior • Compiled a 4-2 record with a 3.62 ERA in a team-high 97.0 innings • Struck out 77 batters and walked 35 while limiting opposing hitters to a .214 average • Allowed just one home run all season • Earned Capital One Academic All-District 3 honors for the second straight year • Has a career record of 19-5 (.792), good for 11th in school history in winning percentage for pitchers with at least 20 decisions • Had his final start of the year cut short due to rain, but threw 3.0 scoreless innings in an eventual win over host Florida in the NCAA Gainesville Regional • Did not factor into the decision against Virginia (5/23) despite allowing no earned runs (two total) on four hits in 6.2 innings in the ACC tournament • Had one of his best outings of the year at Miami (5/16) when he allowed just one run on four hits with nine strikeouts in 7.0 innings • Picked up his third win of the season and career victory No. 18 with 7.0 innings of work against Virginia Tech (4/26) • Passed the 200 career innings milestone with 7.1 against Maryland (3/25), got a no-decision after leaving with the game tied at 2 in the eighth • Struck out a career-high 12 batters with just one walk and one run in a win over Pittsburgh (3/8) • Tossed his first career complete game against North
Florida (3/1), needing just 105 pitches and allowing just one run on six hits for his first win of the season.

Sophomore (2013)
Appeared in 19 games and started 16 as a sophomore • Posted a 3.77 ERA in 88.1 innings, third-most on the team • Recorded the second-most strikeouts on the team, striking out 92 batters • Walked just 34 opposing batters while compiling a 8-1 record, good for third on the team in wins • Won his first seven decisions of the year, including ACC victories against Wake Forest (3/9), Miami (3/16), Boston College (3/23) and Duke (4/20)• Tossed six or more innings in six outings • Tallied a season-high nine strikeouts twice and recorded at least seven strikeouts in an outing six times • Tossed a season-high eight innings without conceding a run and giving up just two hits while striking out five against Georgia Tech (5/11)• Went seven innings with nine strikeouts while allowing no runs and just two hits against Miami (3/16) • Earned ACC Pitcher of the Week honors for his performance against the Hurricanes • Made to the CoSIDA Academic All-District team.

Freshman (2012)
Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America • National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Freshman All-America • Appeared in 17 games with 16 starts, posting a 1.94 ERA, the lowest of all starters • Registered a 7-2 mark • Threw 79 innings, allowing 17 earned runs • His 1.94 ERA was the third-lowest in the ACC • Struck out 83, the second most on the team • Opponents hit .218 against him on the season • Earned his first collegiate win with an 8.1-inning gem against Elon (3/7) • Moss struck out eight and allowed just three hits in that win, which was followed by another victory in his next scoreless appearance against UNC Greensboro (3/13) • Struck out a career-high 10 against Maryland (3/18) • Earned three ACC wins against Virginia (4/15), Georgia Tech (4/21) and Virginia Tech (5/18) • Struck out nine batters in three ACC games in a row from April 1-15.

Rocky Mount High School
Coached by Kent Cox at Rocky Mount • Ranked No. 2 in North Carolina by Impact Baseball and No. 3 by Perfect Game • Rated No. 68 in the country by Perfect Game and No. 85 by Baseball America • Earned all-area and all-state honors • Named an Under Armour All-America • "A" Honor throughout high school career • Ranked in the top five in his class academically • Morehead Cain Scholar.

Thomas Benton Moss III is the son of Tom and Ashley Moss • Born in Tarboro, N.C. • Birthday is February 21 • Plays the guitar and the piano • Majoring in economics and business administration at Carolina.

Position: Right Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 174
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Enfield, N.C.
High School: Rocky Mount
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