Four-Run Ninth Sends Colonials to Come-From-Behind Victory
2015: Led team with eight victories and 67 strikeouts in team-best 87.0 innings ... 14 games started ... 4.66 ERA ... at least five strikeouts in eight starts ... averaged 4.8 strikeouts per start ... pitched at least 6.0 innings in nine starts ... named Atlantic 10 Co-Pitcher of the Week on March 9 after throwing seven innings of one-run ball with no walks and seven strikeouts against Manhattan (March 7), retiring the final 12 batters he faced in order ... tied career-high mark with eight strikeouts at George Mason (April 24).
2014: Appeared in 14 total games with 12 games started ... finished second on team and first among starting pitchers with ERA of 3.38 ... 2-5 record with two complete games, one shutout and 77.1 innings pitched ... led team with 57 strikeouts ... at least five strikeouts in seven of 12 games started ... averaged 4.6 strikeouts per start ... threw complete-game one hitter, carrying perfect game into sixth inning, with seven strikeouts and zero walks against Monmouth (March 16) ... threw complete-game victory, allowing three runs on seven hits, with seven strikeouts and four walks against Rhode Island (May 11).
2013: Appeared in 15 games with one start in debut season ... 2-0 with 3.66 ERA and 32 strikeouts in 39.1 innings of work ... earned first collegiate win with two innings of scoreless relief and two strikeouts at George Mason (April 2) ... also earned win with five innings of relief and six strikeouts and one walk at Dayton (May 5) ... at least three strikeouts in seven of his 15 appearances.
High School: Three-time All-Conference selection (2010-12) at Dowling Catholic High School under head coach Tim O'Neill ... Named to All-District First Team after senior season after pitching to 6-2 record with 1.63 ERA with 55 strikeouts ... limited opponents to .176 batting average ... Helped team to Iowa State Championship as a junior ... Dowling Catholic qualified for State Playoffs in his sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... named All-Academic Athlete in sophomore, junior and senior season ... member of National Honor Society ... Aquinas Key Recipient ... graduated with 4.11 GPA ... named to Presidential Honor Roll (2009-12) and All-Academic Athlete (2009-12).
Personal: Born Robert Lawrence LeWarne on 7/21/94 in Des Moines, IA ... son of Carolyn and Steven LaWarne ... has older brother, Luke, younger brother, Steve and younger sister, Jacqueline ... intended major is Pre-Medicine.