12 true freshmen and 12 junior-college transfers join the Knights.
-Fanned two batters in one inning of relief vs. Siena (2/15)
-Added a pair of punch outs in registering three outs vs. Bethune-Cookman (2/18)
-Record two strikeouts against No. 11 Maryland (2/21)
-Made one appearance on the mound, striking out one at Ole Miss (3/2)
Prior to UCF
-Four-year letterwinner in both baseball as a pitcher and football as a defensive end, coached by Mike Posey and Robert Craft
-Won MVP of the Babe Ruth World Series Championship Game during freshman season
-As a sophomore, earned a spot in the Perfect Game Junior National Showcase
-Had a huge duel-sport year in 2011, going 4-3 with a 1.55 ERA on the mound and winning the class 3A state championship in football with an undefeated 13-0 record
-Earned All-Big Bend and Perfect Game All-America honors after going 5-1 with a 2.16 ERA and 48 strikeouts as a senior
-Threw a pair of scoreless innings at both the Perfect Game National Showcase and the Florida Diamond Club
-Born in Tallahassee, Fla.
-Son of Stephen and Myra Faintich
-Has a sister, Courtney
-Majoring is Business Finance