Drew Bryson | #23 | P
Hometown: Cullman, Ala.
Previous School: Wallace State CC-Hanceville (Cullman HS)
Career: Finished his two years at UWF ranked fifth in school history with just 1.98 walks per nine innings in his career… also finished fifth in school history with a .786 winning percentage (11-3).
2013 All- Gulf South Conference Second Team
2013 Gulf South Conference All-Academic Team
2013: Led the pitching staff with 15 starts in his senior season… posted a 6-2 record with a 2.93 earned run average… had three complete games, including one shutout… led the UWF pitching staff with 89 innings pitched… struck out 60 batters and walked only 19… picked off nine runners and allowed only 40 percent of base stealers to reach safely… struck out 11 and walked just one against Union (3/16)… pitched a complete game shutout with five strikeouts and no walks against Shorter (4/20)… pitched a complete game while allowing one run and striking out eight at West Alabama (4/27)… held Delta State to one run while striking out 10 in a complete game win at the NCAA South Regional (5/19).
2012 Gulf South Conference All-Tournament Team
2012: Led the team and the GSC with a 2.28 ERA through the GSC tournament… posted a 2.51 ERA with a 5-1 record… appeared in 19 games and hurled two complete games in seven starts… hurled 45 strikeouts in 79 innings pitched... held opponents to a .262 average… led the GSC with seven runners picked off.
2011: (Wallace State-Hanceville CC) Posted a 5-2 record with three saves and a 2.57 ERA... Fanned 41 batters in 35 innings pitched.
High School: Attended Cullman high school from 2005-2009... played pitcher and outfielder on the baseball team... set Cullman record for single season wins in his sophomore year going 17-1 on the mound... set the Cullman career record for career wins posting a 37-5 record in three seasons... in 2007 was named to first team All-State, Alabama Sports Writers Top Ten, 5A pitcher of the year, All-County Pitcher of the Year and was the teams Most Valuable Pitcher... in 2008 was named All-County Pitcher of the Year and teams Most Valuable Pitcher... in 2009 was named to All-State Academic team, All-County Pitcher of the Year and the teams Most Valuable Player.
Personal: Son of Steve and Tonya Bryson... has one sibling Mackenzie Bryson... majoring in education... after graduation hopes to pursue a career in teaching and coaching baseball at the high school or college level.