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.
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.
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.