2014: Led the pitching staff with his 14 starts picking up three wins with a 3.61 ERA ... all three wins came in C-USA play at Florida Atlantic, at UTSA and at Louisiana Tech ... struck out 69 hitters in 77.1 innings of work which led the team for the second-straight season ... fanned a season-high eight on three different occasions whiffing at-least four in 11 of his 14 appearances ... his 69 strikeouts was 11th in Conference USA while his 8.03 strikeouts per nine innings ranked eighth in the league ... opponents batting average of .245 was the lowest among starters ... started the Niners' school-record stretch of three-straight complete games with Corey Roberts and Ryan Butler after his seven innings of work at Florida Atlantic (game shortened due to league's 10-run rule policy on Sunday's) ... carried a no-hitter into the fifth before picking up the win allowing just one run on two hits with six strikeouts ... half of his 14 starts resulted in surrendering no more than one earned run ... finished career with opponents batting average of .232 which ranks third all-time ... career ERA of 3.57 ranks him 10th all-time ... named to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Dean's List (fall).
2013: First-Team All-Atlantic 10, NCCSIA All-State Second Team... A-10 Pitcher of the Week 4/15, 4/22 & Co-Pitcher on 5/6 ... Has the third lowest opponent batting average (.223) in program history (min: 100 IP) and eighth most strikeouts per nine innings (9.24) and the tenth-lowest earned run average (3.55)... Won league pitcher of the week in a stretch of three of four weeks, holding George Washington scoreless for 7.1 innings in a 2-1 win on 4/14, striking out 10 at Xavier in eight innings on 4/21 and tossing his first career complete game, a one-hit shutout over Butler on 5/4... Had a breakthrough season, leading Charlotte and tying for the A-10 lead with 77 strikeouts, leading the team and finishing second in the A-10 with a .206 batting average against (fifth-lowest for a season in team history) and finishing second on the team and seventh in the conference with a 2.77 earned run average... He was second on the team and tied for eighth in the league with seven wins, the first of his career... His 47 A-10 only strikeouts were tied for second... His 2.06 ERA in league games only ranked him seventh in the A-10... A .186 batting average against in league games only was fourth among A-10 pitchers... Four A-10 wins were second most, tied for sixth in the league... Set team season-best streak of 14 innings without allowing a run... Picked off three runners, second-most on team... Dean's List (spring), Athletic Director's List (fall)
2012: Appeared in 15 games (team was 4-11 in those games), not allowing an earned run in eight of those appearances... 11 of his appearances were at home, including three starts... Tied the team's season high with eight strikeouts in a home start against Wake Forest, on 4/11 after a season-high 76 pitches... Recorded a strikeout in all but three appearances... Only save of the season came after a 3.1-inning outing at home against Saint Joseph's, holding the Hawks hitless to finish the game, with two strikeouts and a walk in 34 pitches... Never allowed more than three hits in a game all year... Took the loss in his last three appearances of the season, though only charged with two earned runs in final outing... His 36 strikeouts were third-most on the squad... Posted a team-low 1.74 earned run average in five A-10 appearances, with a bullpen-high eight strikeouts... Athletic Director's List (fall).
2011: Appeared in 12 games (team was 7-5 in those contests)... Did not allow an earned run in eight appearances... Earned first career save in longest outing of the season, his second appearance, tossing 3.2 innings in a home win over Missouri on February 27... Set season high of five strikeouts in his third outing of the season in a home win over Tennessee Tech on March 8... Started his career without allowing an earned run in first four-plus appearances, a span of 7.1 innings... Only allowed one earned run in first 10 innings pitched and eight appearances... All four outs recorded in road game at Wake Forest on March 11 were strikeouts... Athletic Director's List (fall).
Prep - Southwest Guilford Cowboys team was 24-5 in 2010, setting a school record for wins... Team won the conference tournament in 2008 and 2010, winning the regular-season title in 2009... Conference Pitcher of the Year, Team MVP in 2010... All-State Selection in 2010 and First-Team All-Area in 2010... Participated in State Games after pair of All-Conference nods in 2009 and 2010... Finished with a 9-2 record and a 1.79 ERA, with 114 strikeouts in 70 innings pitched... Also batted .395 with four homers, 12 doubles and 19 RBI, scoring 33 runs in 2010... Was an A/B Honor Roll student.
Personal - Parents are Janet and Lee Hudgens... Has a sibling, Morgan... Major is criminal justice... Birthday is October 16.
Hitting/Fielding Stats at Charlotte ...
Pitching Stats at Charlotte ...
Innings pitched: 9.0, Butler, May 04, 2013
Walks allowed: 8, Youngstown State, Mar 03, 2013
Strikeouts: 10, at Xavier, Apr 21, 2013
Batters faced: 35, at Xavier, May 24, 2013
Field chances: 5, Marshall, Feb 25, 2013
Putouts: 2, St. Bonaventure, 5/18/12 ; Butler, May 04, 2013
Assists: 3, 4 times
Runners CS: 1, 11 times