Biography and Career Highlights
2011: Set the program record for career-wins with a victory April 16 at Bradley to surpass Doug Boehm who had 21 wins between 1982-85 ... set a new program-high for games started with 53 ... ranked fourth in all-time strikeouts (272), innings pitched (307) and single-season games started (15) ... finished with a 24-17 career-record ... notched a career-high nine wins (9-4) during the 2011 season, which tied for second on the ISU single-season wins list ... amassed a 2.87 ERA with110 strikeouts compared to just 34 walks ... earned All-MVC Honorable Mention honors ... earned the victory versus Ohio State, pitching 6.1 innings with eight strikeouts (3/11) ... notched the win with six strikeouts through seven innings against Austin Peay (3/18) ... won against Oakland with a seven-inning, 11-strikeout performance (4/1) ... struckout a career-high 12 batters versus Chicago State (4/1) ... awarded the win versus Creighton with nine strikeouts through seven innings (4/8) ... pitched six innings with 10 strikeouts to win at Bradley (4/16) ... earned the victory in seven innings, striking out nine without allowing an earned run against Indiana State (4/29) ... awarded the win after pitching 6.1 innings with five strikeouts versus Evansville ... drafted by the New York Yankees in the 23rd round of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft with the 719th overall selection.
2010: Served as ISU's go-to starter, starting a team-best 17 games ... amassed a team-high 6-3 record with a 4.60 ERA (second-best) ... pitched 86 innings ... allowed opposing hitters to bat .291 ... struck out 67 ... threw six scoreless innings in a shutout win against James Madison (3/12) ... went a season-high seven innings three times (vs. Central Michigan, 3/19, at Lipscomb, 4/2, vs. Bradley, 5/25) ... pitched 6.1 innings, allowing just two earned runs, while striking out six in the winning effort against rival Bradley (5/14) ... earned the shutout win in ISU's State Farm MVC Tournament opener against Bradley, pitching seven scoreless innings and striking out four (5/25) ... started in the championship game of the State Farm MVC Tournament against Wichita State, going four innings, giving up six runs.
2009: Started 30 of 32 games played, primarily as an outfielder ... also served as one of Illinois State's weekend starters and made a team-high 14 starts ... posted a 6-5 record with a 4.26 ERA ... struck out 69 batters and walked 29 in 86.2 innings pitched ... threw two complete games and combined with Matt Werderitch on a shutout against Texas-Pan American (3/14) ... struck out a career-high 10 batters against Evansville (3/22), two days after hitting a game-winning home run in extra innings against the Aces (3/20) to give the Redbirds a win in the first game played in the renovated stadium at Duffy Bass Field ... pitched at least six innings in 10 starts ... struck out five or more batters in nine starts ... batted .202 with 12 of his 21 hits going for extra bases ... hit five home runs, six doubles and one triple ... drove in a career-best three runs against Indiana State (3/27) and SIU-Edwardsville (5/16).
2008: Played in 38 games ... a two-way player, who made 11 appearances on the mound ... started seven games on the hill ... posted four-straight two-hit games to begin the season ... had two hits, including his first-career home run, to go along with three RBI versus Indiana (2/29) ... homered in back-to-back games against Indiana (2/29) and Valparaiso (3/1) at the Austin Peay Invitational ... threw a complete game and allowed only one run on five hits, while striking out five versus Lafayette College (3/15) ... that performance earned him Missouri Valley Conference Pitcher of the Week (3/17) honors ... recorded his first conference victory after a six-inning, two-run performance at Evansville (4/6) ... tallied a career-high three hits and three RBI against Bradley (5/2) ... picked up his third win of the season after throwing 5.2 innings of relief against Robert Morris College (4/16) ... also struck out a career-high six batters during that game ... finished with six multiple-hit and five multiple-RBI games ... named a Central Illinois Collegiate League All-Star while playing for the Dubois County Bombers in the summer.
Langham Creek HS: Batted .429 with nine home runs and 42 RBI as a senior ... also swiped 16 bases ... garnered third-team all-state and first-team all-Houston honors in both the Houston Chronicle and HSA Baseball for his performance as a senior ... 9-3 on the mound with a 1.01 ERA and 84 strikeouts in 74.0 innings of work ... named MVP of the District 5A Championship ... pitched in the Houston All-Star Game ... helped his team to the regional semi-finals with a 34-4 record ... his team was ranked No. 2 in USA Today and No. 11 in Baseball America ... batted .311 with five home runs and 32 RBI as a junior, and went 7-1 with a 2.30 ERA ... also fanned 88 batters in 61.0 innings pitched ... a member of the honor roll.
Personal: Born 10-16-88 in Dallas, Texas ... son of John and Twyla Maines ... his father played baseball at both San Diego State and Northern University ... has one sister, Sarah, and one brother, Kevin ... major: recreation and park administration
Honors and Awards
2011 All-MVC Honorable Mention
2011 MVC Player of the Week (March 28)
2008 MVC Player of the Week (March 17)