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Made five appearances out of the bullpen ... posted an 8.68 ERA in 9.1 innings of duty ... tossed a scoreless inning of relief against Lafayette (4/17) ... threw 1.1 scoreless innings against Coppin State (4/26) ... matched career highs in innings pitched (3 IP) and strikeouts (3 K) versus Missouri (2/25).

Ranked third on the team with 17 appearances, and made one start ... tied for ninth in the Patriot League with his 17 appearances ... did not allow an earned run in four league appearances ... tossed three shutout innings versus Air Force (2/28) ... also had a season-high three strikeouts in the contest ... followed by throwing 2.2 scoreless innings in his next appearance against Pace (3/5) ... yielded no earned runs in three innings of work versus Delaware State (3/24) ... pitched two scoreless innings versus George Washington (4/6) ... tied a season high with three strikeouts in the second game of a doubleheader against Lafayette (4/10

Tied for second on the squad in appearances with 14 during his rookie campaign ... posted an 0-1 record with a 6.00 ERA in 12 innings of work ... picked up one of Navy's three saves ... walked five batters and struck out four ... did not give up a home run all season ... did not allow a run in five league appearances ... worked a career-high two innings with two strikeouts and no walks against Creighton ... earned his first save by working the final inning of relief in the Mids' 6-3 win over Holy Cross.

High School:
Attended George Jenkins High School ... earned three letters in baseball ... won county and district championships with a 30-7 record ... also lettered in football and was team captain and high school Player of the Year.

Son of Douglas and Kathleen Heykens ... born May 5, 1983, in Lakeland, Fla. ... father played for the Cincinnati Reds ... majoring in general engineering.

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