On Doty: Dynamic pitcher who can help the team in a variety of roles ... Has been a weekend starting pitcher in each of his first two collegiate seasons in addition to contributing in the late innings out of the bullpen ... Has an above average fastball and a hard slider with late movement ... Commands all his pitches well and does a good job of preventing solid contact ... Has terrific potential going into the 2017 campaign and should be a major contributor to the pitching staff.
Career: Has pitched in 33 games over the last two seasons, making 21 starts and coming out of the bullpen 12 times ... Has a 5-11 record with two saves and a 4.86 ERA ... In 116 2/3 innings, has allowed 138 hits and 78 runs (63 earned), to go along with 48 walks and 99 strikeouts ... Has given up six home runs to 547 batters faced ... Opponents are hitting .291 overall against him ... Owns a 2.04 ERA and a 1.08 WHIP in his 12 relief appearances, which have spanned 17 2/3 innings pitched ... As a starter, has allowed three earned runs or less in 16 of his 21 career starts.
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 (16) ... 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.