Becker, Karlsen, Duckworth, Scott and Beaty earn prestigious MVC President’s Council Award
MSU looks to close regular season on a high note with three-game set against upstart Braves
White squad rallies from 3-1 deficit with wins in Games 5 and 6
Maroon team scores six times in 8th to overcome deficit, take 3-1 series lead
Three-run fourth inning sparks White team in Game 1 victory
2014: Anawalt recorded four saves while going 0-2 with a 5.40 earned run average in 10 outings before an injury shortened his debut season for the Bears...Finished seventh in the Missouri Valley Conference with four saves, tying Dave Dickensheet (1979) and Jason Myers (1993) for the fourth-best total by an MSU newcomer in his debut season...Needed just one pitch to roll a game-ending double play in his first appearance for MSU, a 6-4 win at UCA (Feb. 15)...Notched his second save by recording the final out of a 9-8 win over Northern Illinois (Feb. 21) at the Lobo Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M...Pitched a scoreless 10th inning at Oral Roberts (Feb. 25) to close out a 3-2 win...Picked up his first save in Valley play at Wichita State (March 23), locking down MSU's 4-3 victory with another scoreless frame...Fanned a career-best three batters over 2.1 innings in a 3-2 loss to No. 24 Oklahoma State in 11 innings.
Background: Anawalt joins the Bears after pitching for Grossmont College in El Cajon, Calif., this past spring...A San Clemente, Calif., product, the right-hander went 7-4 with a 2.13 earned run average, 61 strikeouts in 84.1 innings and four complete games for the Griffins this spring, claiming all-conference and team pitcher of the year honors...Logged a 2-2 mound record in 10 appearances for San Diego State University as a freshman in 2012...Named Pacific Coast Athletic Conference Male Athlete of the Week in March after tossing a complete-game one-hitter against Southwestern...Led his San Clemente High School team to the California Interscholastic Federation quarterfinals as a junior and senior, picking up All-South Coast League honors in 2010 after going 6-3 with a 1.92 ERA and one save for the Tritons.
Personal: Adam Jon Anawalt is the son of Alan and Alison Anawalt...Born May 18, 1993 in Laguna Hills, Calif...Majoring in communication studies at MSU.