Skyhawk Baseball | Winston Cannon - 22

HometownCookeville, Tenn.
Height/Weight6-3 - 200 lbs.

2017: Got the starting nod in 10 games for the Skyhawks…Tossed 59 innings with 47 strikeouts on the year…His best outing came on April 7 against Morehead State as he threw seven shutout innings and fanned five batters in a narrow 1-0 victory over the Eagles…Went six or more innings on four occasions...Earned a spot on the OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll.

BEFORE UTM: Emerged as a staff ace for head coach Brian Johnson at Upperman High School, establishing new school records for shutouts (nine), innings pitched (204.1) and strikeouts (368)…Helped the Bees to a 28-9 record in 2016, earning Tennessee Sports Writers Association all-state first team honors and Tennessee Baseball Report all-state first team accolades…Posted a 0.80 ERA with 135 strikeouts and 11 walks in 69.2 innings of work as a senior…Also excelled at the plate, racking up Region 4 Hitter of the Year and a spot on the Region 4 All Two-Way Team…Tossed a complete game (five hits allowed, nine strikeouts, no walks) in a District 8AA win over Livingston Academy on April 26…Was part of the fifth annual MidTN Senior All-Star Classic in June 2016…Was identified by Perfect Game as the No. 30 overall pitching prospect and the 12th-best right-handed pitcher in the state of Tennessee…Established the UHS school record for lowest ERA in a single season, conceding just two earned runs in 56.1 innings for a miniscule 0.25 ERA as a junior…Fanned 106 batters against only 12 walks in 2015, earning all-state, all-region and District 8-AA Pitcher of the Year honors…Was a 2015 Perfect Game honorable mention All-American…Struck out 18 batters in a game last year against York Institute…Was an all-region and all-district honoree in 2014, posting a 1.19 ERA with 84 strikeouts and only 16 walks in 41.1 frames…Established himself as a clutch performer as a freshman, as he was the winning pitcher for the Bees in the Region 4AA championship game...Tallied 42 strikeouts and a 3.65 ERA in 36 innings as a freshman.

PERSONAL: Born on October 17, 1997...Son of Jim and Sandi Cannon...Majoring in accounting.


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