2008: Finished second in SLC with 28 appearances ... was most effective with runners on base, leading the team with a .224 opponents average with runners on ... led 'Jacks with five saves ... his five wins were the most of any SFA reliever, and third most overall on the team ... had longest outing of the season at Central Arkansas, going 3.2 innings with three strikeouts, picking up his third win of the year (4/6) ... made last appearance of the season at Sam Houston, going 3.0 innings for his fifth save of the year (5/16) ... struck out the side in only inning of work in 8-6 win over UNLV for third save of the year (4/9).
2007: Led `Jacks with 29 appearances while posting four saves ... led team with a career-best 3.49 ERA ... was the `Jacks strongest pitcher down the stretch, posting a 0.45 ERA in his final 13 appearances of the year, only allowing one earned run in 20.0 innings pitched with 26 strikeouts and only three walks in that span ... picked up his first save of the season with 2.2 innings of work in win over Central Arkansas ... earned save versus Sam Houston in game that clinched SLC Tournament berth for SFA ... better than a 2/1 strikeout/walk ratio ... only gave up one home run out of 155 batters on the season ... held opponents to .263 average ... averaged 11.7 strikeouts per nine innings ... moved into top 10 all-time at SFA with 38 career appearnces ... led the team in relief innings with 39 ... 29 appearances on year is the most ever by an SFA pitcher ... picked up his second win of the season when he worked a season-long performance throwing three scoreless innings, with three strikeouts and no walks, in preserving a 6-5 win over UT-San Antonio (4/21) ... had a season-best four strikeouts in 2.1 innings pitched in a 4-3 win over Dallas Baptist (4/18) ... lowered his ERA from 5.91 to 3.46 after April 20.
2006: Pitched 28.0 innings of work, making five starts in 10 appearances before suffering an injury... finished the season with a 1-3 win-loss record and a 4.50 ERA... gave up 24 hits and struck out 17 while walking 24... earned a win after pitching 5.1 innings against Northwestern State and giving up two hits and no runs while striking out three in a 3-2 win over the Demons (4/13).
High School: Played for one year at Spring Woods High before playing his senior season at Stratford... was named first-team all-district as a senior.
Personal: Son of Jennifer Darling... is majoring in marketing.