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.