UALR Baseball BIO
36 Dillon Moritz
2014: Made 12 appearances on the mound out of the UALR bullpen… Pitched 12.2 innings with a 6.39 ERA… Pitched a season-long 2.1 innings allowing no runs on one hit against Central Arkansas on April 2 and worked out of two bases-loaded jams in the game… Pitched a scoreless inning in the Trojans 14-7 win over Georgia State on April 4… Worked 1.1 innings against Troy on April 20 as UALR pulled out a 10-4 win… Shut down Oral Roberts with a perfect inning in the contest at Dickey-Stephens Park on May 7… Allowed runs in just four of his 12 games.
2013: Led UALR with 25 appearances as a junior in 2013 … Led the Trojans with five saves on the season … Compiled a 3-2 record and a 5.88 ERA over 33.2 innings pitched on the year … Earned his first save of the year in UALR’s 8-7 win over Evansville (Feb. 16), recording the final three outs to preserve the Trojans’ one-run lead … Picked up saves in both of UALR’s wins in a doubleheader sweep of SIU Edwardsville (Feb. 23) … Worked a scoreless final inning to earn his fourth save in the Trojans’ 5-2 win against Iowa (March 1) … Threw 2.2 innings, allowing no runs on one hit to earn his fifth save in UALR’s 7-2 win over Louisiana-Lafayette (April 13) … Allowed no runs on no hits over 2.1 innings in the Trojans’ 5-2 victory in game one of its doubleheader sweep of No. 10 Oklahoma … Recorded season highs in innings pitched (4.0) and strikeouts (3) at Florida Atlantic (May 4)... Named to the SBC Honor Roll for accumulating between a 3.0 and 3.49 GPA for the 2012-13 academic year.
Prior to UALR: Helped Lamar CC to an overall record of 95-29, two appearances in the Western District Tournament and a national ranking in both seasons ... Also earned Second Team All-Conference honors as a pitcher ... Played with both current Oral Roberts outfielder/pitcher Tim Zufall and former Creighton outfielder Ben Lahn.
High School: Helped Grandview HS make Elite Eight appearances in the Colorado State Tournament in both his junior and senior seasons ... Earned Second Team All-Conference recognition his senior year ... Played with two current professionals on Grandview: 2012 first-round draft pick of the Baltimore Orioles and former LSU pitcher Kevin Gausman, and New York Yankee catcher draftee Greg Bird.
Personal: Full name is Dillon James Moritz ... Born Aug. 12, 1992 in Denver, Colo. ... Parents are Louis and Marilyn Moritz ... Has two brothers, Travis and Colton ... Majoring in psychology and minoring in health science.