30 Bill Lovvorn
30 Bill Lovvorn
Height: 6-6
Weight: 240
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Fort Smith, Ark.
Position: RHP
Previous School: Hutchinson CC
B/T: R/R

2017
Baffled opponents with his side-winder delivery over 18 relief appearances ... Posted a 1-1 record and a 4.43 ERA from the bullpen ... Did not allow a run during a span of 10 innings and six outings ... Picked up his only win of the season against South Dakota State in a 13-inning victory spanning two days ... Struck out a career-high four batters against Dallas Baptist and finished the year by fanning 17 in 20.1 innings of work.

2016
A change-of-pace arm out of the bullpen, Lovvorn appeared in 13 games during his debut season with the Golden Eagles ... He finished the year with a 1-1 record and a 6.86 ERA ... Retired 15 batters via strikeout in 19.2 innings ... Went a season best two and two third innings against IPFW March 25 ... Struck out a season-best three batters against the Mastodons.

PRIOR TO ORU
Played under head coach Ryan Schmidt at Hutchinson Community College in Kansas ... Went 19 innings during his final season in relief with a 4.74 ERA ... Finished the year with a 1-1 record with eight total appearances for the Blue Dragons ... Gave up 10 runs on the season while striking out 13 batters ... A standout player at Southside High School under head coach Craig Jones ... Threw a complete game against Fayetteville High School for the clubs first victory over the school in 10 years ... Also played basketball during high school ... Was named All-Conference.

PERSONAL
Son of Bill and Pam Lovvorn ... Plans to major in business marketing at ORU ... Was a member of the National Honor Society ... Chose ORU because of its great baseball history ... Also recruited by William Jewell, UAFS, Southwest Baptist and Lincoln University ... Follows the Detroit Tigers and Diamondbacks pitcher Chase Anderson.