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Michael Epps
Michael  Epps

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pottstown, Pa.

High School:
Pottstown H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 195

Position:
P

05/19/2015

OVER TWO DOZEN UMES STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN FOUR-YEAR DEGREE

Current & former student-athletes recognized at UMES Commencement

04/04/2013

UMES DEFEATED IN ROAD CONTEST TO WILMINGTON 14-4

Jeffrey Fleetwood hits a pair of RBI singles, reaching base three times

03/02/2013

HAWKS CANNOT COMEBACK FROM EARLY DEFICIT, FALL 7-4 TO ST. PETER'S

Byron Campbell reaches base four times, Peacocks win with 5-run first inning

02/25/2013

CAMPBELL GETS FOUR HITS AS UMES DEFEATED TWICE ON MONDAY

Buffalo comes back to defeat UMES 6-3, Hawks fall to VMI 17-4

02/13/2013

2013 UMES BASEBALL OUTLOOK

Pedro Swann begins his first season at UMES in 2013

05/19/2015

Senior Day versus Norfolk State

UMES takes a doubleheader from the Spartans by score of 2-1 and 1-0. (Apr. 25, 2015)

05/19/2015

UMES 2015 Spring Graduation

UMES 2015 Spring Graduation inside the William P. Hytche Athletic Center (Photos by Jim Glovier & Submitted Photos)

05/18/2015

MEAC Baseball Championships 2015

UMES plays two games in the 2015 MEAC Baseball Tournament at Perdue Stadium, Salisbury.

04/30/2015

2015 "The Harry's"

2015 "The Harry's" (Photo by Lloydlee Heite)

03/19/2015

Baseball vs. Charlotte and N.C. Central

Charlotte 17, UMES 5; NCCU 4, UMES 3; NCCU 7, UMES 1

2015: Pitched ten games for the Hawks as a senior ... debuted with a one-hit, one walk effort over an inning against Alabama ... had the third best ERA in relief with a 3.68 ERA over 7 1/3 innings ... pitched his first career start at Georgetown on April 22nd, giving up one earned run over 4 1/3 innings ... got the nod on senior day against UMBC on April 29th.

2014:
Pitched in 11 contests during the season...pitched a scoreless outing against VMI, leaving the Keydets hitless over an innings.

2013: Improved as a reliever in 2013, lowering ERA by over five-and-a-half runs from last season ... pitched in seven games out of the bullpen, going 13 innings with a 7.62 ERA ... combined to allow just one hit and no runs in five innings in first two appearances of the season.

2012: Appeared in 14 games out of the bullpen ... finished with 13.17 ERA in 13.2 innings pitched ... made UMES debut against Navy (2/22), allowing just one earned run in 2.2 innings ... pitched 3.1 innings with one run allowed vs. Lehigh (4/11).

High School/Club: Lettered in baseball and football at Pottstown High School ... earned high academic honors all four years ... competed with Pottstown Warriors, making the championship every year.

Personal: Born Aug. 12, 1993 ... son of Angelo and Regina Epps ... has a sister, Gianna, and a brother, Andrew ... major is exercise science ... pregame routine includes listening to music ... personal best sports moment is striking out five in his first collegiate game ... lists mother as person who influences him most for going beyond what she has to do for her kids ... plans to play in MLB or find a nice paying job upon graduation ... favorite saying is "Don't let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game." ... hobbies include Bicycle Motocross ... favorite movies are "The Blind Side" and "Gridiron Gang" ... personal athletic goal this season is to earn a place on the starting rotation ... personal athletic goal upon graduation is to win the MEAC Championship.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year

W-L

ERA

APP-GS

CG

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

K

2012

0-2

13.17

14-0

0

0

13.2

25

24

20

15

9

2013

0-0

7.62

7-0

0

0

13.0

21

12

11

5

5

2014

0-1

11.88

11-0

0

0

16.2

29

27

22

10

6

2015

0-1

6.28

10-2

0

0

14.1

19

14

10

8

4

Total

0-4

9.83

42-2

0

0

57.2

94

77

63

38

24