2009: Aycock finished his sophomore season with a 3.79 ERA, the best among MSU relievers, in 13 appearances and two starts ... Had a 1-0 record in 38 innings ... Allowed a run on four hits in five innings at Middle Tennessee (2/21) ... Fanned a career-high seven over 3.2 scoreless innings against Central Arkansas (3/4) ... Pitched three scoreless innings in the Bears' win over Arkansas-Little Rock (4/7) ... Started and pitched six innings, yielding two runs on five hits, in a win at Arkansas State (4/15) ... Was 1-0 with a 3.14 ERA and .224 opponent batting average in 14.1 innings against teams from his home state of Arkansas.
2008: Aycock appeared in 16 games and made five starts for MSU as a rookie, logging 43 innings to rank fourth on the staff and posting a 3-1 record and 4.60 ERA ... All three of his wins came in relief as he defeated UALR (2/24), Indiana State (5/4) and Middle Tennessee (5/11) out of the pen ... Had season-long outings of 4.2 innings in starts against Arkansas (4/1) and UALR (4/15), taking a no decision in each game ... Tossed three innings of one-hit ball versus Southern Illinois (3/29) ... Pitched 1.2 hitless innings in relief at No. 8 Wichita State (4/6) ... Had 3.2 scoreless innings with three strikeouts and no walks against Illinois State (4/27) ... Got the start in the MVC Championship game against Wichita State (5/24) ... Finished the season with 18 strikeouts.
Background: Cody Aycock was a two-time all-stater at Batesville High, where he went 10-0 with a 0.71 ERA and 88 strikeouts as a senior ... Also hit .336 with 32 RBIs and 17 extra-base hits as a senior while swiping 12 bases ... Accumulated a 4-0 record with a 2.98 ERA during his junior season, and was 3-1 with a 3.07 ERA on the mound as a sophomore. He struck out a combined 80 batters with an opponent average of .204 those two seasons ... Hit .368 as a junior with 14 stolen bases, a .609 on-base percentage and .632 slugging percentage for a team that reached No. 22 in the national rankings ... The Pioneers went 25-7 his senior season, reaching 20 wins for a state-record 17th consecutive season in 2007.
Personal: Cody Aycock is the son of Chip and Delores Aycock ... Born March 28, 1989 in Batesville, Ark. ... He has two brothers, Cooper and Casey ... Is pursuing a degree in hospitality and restaurant administration.