On Doty: The most experienced returning pitcher on the Villanova roster this season ... Versatile swingman who has been a three-year member of the weekend starting rotation while also pitching out of the bullpen at times in midweek games ... Features late movement on all his pitches and has command of a plus fastball and a hard slider ... Does a good job of preventing solid contact and is poised to be one of the pitching staff's top contributors this season.
Career: Has pitched in 50 career games with 31 starts and 19 relief appearances ... Owns a 7-18 career record with three saves and a 4.50 ERA in 178.0 innings pitched ... Has allowed 215 hits and 111 runs (89 earned) ... Issued 68 walks and has 138 strikeouts ... Faced 822 batters and allowed eight home runs ... Opposing batters are hitting .297 against him ... Has a career 1.03 ERA with three earned runs allowed in 26 1/3 innings in his 19 career appearances out of the bullpen ... As a starter, has allowed three earned runs or less in 21 of his 31 starts.
2017: Appeared in 17 games with 10 starts and seven relief appearances ... Went 2-7 with one save and a 3.82 ERA while logging 61 1/3 innings ... Gave up 77 hits and 33 runs (26 earned) while walking 20 and recording 39 strikeouts ... Faced 275 batters and surrendered just two home runs ... Over his seven relief outings compiled a 1.04 ERA while giving up just one earned run on eight hits over 8 2/3 innings ... Pitched at least six innings in five of his 10 starts, including three straight starts of seven innings or longer late in the season ... Earned a save with three scoreless innings pitched against Saint Joseph's ... Villanova was 4-3 in his seven relief appearances ... Recorded his first win of the season with two perfect innings of relief in a 10-inning win at Wagner ... Tied a season-high with five strikeouts against Wofford, going 6 2/3 innings in that start while yielding just six hits and one earned run; BIG EAST: Started all six of his BIG EAST appearances and went 1-3 with a 2.97 ERA ... Averaged over six innings per start and gave up 40 hits and 15 runs (12 earned) while issuing 12 walks and striking out 21 ... Had a four-start stretch against Creighton, Georgetown, Butler and Seton Hall in which he gave up just three earned runs in 28 1/3 innings (0.95 ERA) ... Scattered 10 hits but just one earned run against Butler to earn the win in a 5-1 triumph ... Pitched into the ninth inning at Seton Hall and wound up allowing a run on eight hits while walking none and striking out four in 8 1/3 innings.
2016: Pitched in 18 games with 11 starts ... Went 3-4 with one save and a 4.97 ERA while logging 67.0 innings ... Ranked second on the team in innings pitched and strikeouts, while averaging 9.3 strikeouts per nine innings ... Allowed 78 hits and 40 runs (37 earned), issued 23 walks and had 69 strikeouts ... Tied for fourth in the BIG EAST in strikeouts and was second in the league with 28 called third strikes ... Faced 310 batters and surrendered five home runs ... Pitched into at least the sixth inning in five of his 11 starts, and was 2-3 with a 5.73 ERA as a starter ... As a reliever, made seven appearances and was 1-1 with a 1.50 ERA ... Held opponents to a .209 batting average (9-for-43) with a 0.83 WHIP and 13 strikeouts in 12.0 innings out of the bullpen ... Had a season-high nine strikeouts over five innings in his first start of the season at Houston ... Followed up that performance by earning a win against Dartmouth, in which he allowed just a run on six hits while striking out six over six innings ... Tossed 3 1/3 scoreless innings of relief without allowing a hit to earn a save against St. Bonaventure ... Pitched 2 2/3 scoreless innings and struck out four to record the win against NYIT; BIG EAST: Went 1-2 with a 6.09 ERA in seven appearances, including six starts ... Pitched 34.0 innings and allowed 48 hits and 25 runs (23 earned) while issuing 10 walks and striking out 29 batters ... Went a season-high 7 2/3 innings and allowed two earned runs on six hits in a no-decision versus Butler ... Gave up just one earned run and struck out six over six innings against St. John's ... Earned a win against Georgetown with 5 2/3 innings pitched.
2015: Made 15 appearances, including 10 starts, as a true freshman and was a part of the team's weekend starting rotation ... Went 2-7 with one save, one hold and a 4.71 ERA in 49 2/3 innings ... Allowed 60 hits and 38 runs (26 earned) while issuing 25 walks and recording 30 strikeouts ... Gave up one home run to 237 batters faced and opponents hit .302 against him ... Yielded three earns runs or fewer in eight of his 10 starts ... Logged a season-high 7 2/3 innings and had a season-high eight strikeouts in a no-decision against Hofstra ... Gave up just one earned run on four hits and two walks in that contest ... Earned his first collegiate win by pitching five innings and not allowing an earned run versus North Dakota State ... Pitched two scoreless innings at Penn to earn a save ... Stranded six of the eight runners he inherited in relief appearances ... Had seven putouts, 11 assists and two errors defensively; BIG EAST: Started all five of his appearances during conference play and was 1-4 with a 6.86 ERA ... Pitched 19 2/3 innings and allowed 29 hits and 22 runs (15 earned) to go along with eight walks and seven strikeouts ... Made a quality start against Butler in which he gave up two earned runs over 6 2/3 innings ... Also went 6 2/3 innings and earned a win against Georgetown.
Iona Prep: Was a three-sport athlete during his scholastic career and earned a total of six varsity letters, including three in baseball, two in football and one in track ... Pitched and played first base for the baseball team ... Garnered first team all-state and first team All-CHSAA honors and during his career was a two-time Athlete of the Week ... Achieved first honors academically all four years.
Personal: Born 5/31/96 in Rye, N.Y. ... Older of two sons of Bill and Jana Doty ... Has a younger brother, Jack (17) ... Chose to attend Villanova for the combination of its strong academic reputation and the success of the baseball team, particularly in developing pitchers ... Economics major.