On Owen: Hard-throwing right-hander who got his feet wet coming out of the bullpen in the last two seasons ... Has a wealth of potential and should continue to grow into a role on the pitching staff as he gains experience in games ... Will look to continue making progress and earn a role in relief this season.
Career: Has pitched in six games out of the bullpen over the past two years ... Has logged 3 2/3 innings on the mound, giving up four hits and three earned runs to go along with five walks and five strikeouts ... Opponents are 4-for-15 (.267) with a pair of doubles against him.
2016: Made his only appearance of the year against Houston during the opening series of the season ... Issued two walks and was charged with two earned runs in that outing.
2015: Made five appearances out of the bullpen and compiled a 2.45 ERA in 3 2/3 innings of work ... Allowed four hits and an earned run while walking three and striking out five ... Opponents batted .267 against him ... Pitched a scoreless inning with two strikeouts in his collegiate debut against Mount St. Mary's ... Also worked a scoreless inning versus Bryant; BIG EAST: Made one appearance during conference play, pitching during a series against Creighton ... Allowed two hits and an earned run in one inning of work, while walking one and striking out two.
Loyola Academy: Earned three varsity letters as a pitcher and outfielder ... Achieved First Honors status academically all four years.
Club Baseball: Played for Longshots Baseball all four years of high school ... His team made the championship game of the Connie Mack Regional his senior year, and made the final 16 of the WWBA Perfect Game 17u National Championships.
Personal: Born 1/14/96 in Chicago, Ill. ... Older of two children of Steve and Rose Owen ... Has a younger sister, Alexandra (18) ... Hobbies include listening to music and playing a variety of sports ... Chose to attend Villanova for its strong academic programs and the success of the baseball team ... Finance major in the Villanova School of Business.