2015: Drafted in the ninth round (No. 265 overall) of the 2015 MLB Draft by the Cincinnati Reds ... One of Duke’s top relief pitchers … Made 25 appearances, all in relief, and registered a 4-1 record … Posted career bests in ERA (1.97), innings pitched (45.2), strikeouts (62) and walks allowed (11) … Averaged 12.22 strikeouts per nine innings … Turned in a 5.64 strikeout-to-walk ratio … Did not issue a walk over his first 12 appearances … Picked up wins over Rider, Bryant, Pitt and Davidson … Struck out seven batters over 3.0 scoreless innings in Duke’s 11-3 victory over Rider March 1 … Pitched 4.2 shutout innings and fanned a career-high nine batters to lead the Blue Devils past Pitt, 7-6, March 22 at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park … Graduated with a degree in sociology.
2014: Took the mound for 18 relief appearances, posting a 1-1 record with a 7.20 ERA … Struck out 28 batters over 20.0 innings … Held opponents to a .239 batting average … Pitched 2.1 scoreless innings to earn the win April 8 versus N.C. Central … Struck out a season-high five Eagle batters in that contest.
2013: Ranked third on the team with 22 relief appearances as a sophomore ... Registered a 3.94 ERA over 29.2 innings of work ... Amassed 30 strikeouts and held opposing batters to a .219 batting average ... Limted opposing right-handed batters to a .147 average ... Came out of the bullpen in 11 ACC games, posting a 6.59 ERA with 12 strikeouts ... Made his season debut Feb. 22 against Bucknell, tossing a scoreless inning with three strikeouts ... Struck out a season-high five batters March 5 versus Penn, tossing 3.0 scoreless frames ... Did not allow a run over his first seven appearances ... Came on to throw a scoreless inning in relief at No. 1 North Carolina April 20, striking out a pair, and repeated that performance against the Tar Heels the following day ... Made 10 appearances over the summer with the Hyannis Harbor Hawks of the Cape Cod League ... Did not allow a run in 14.1 innings of work, striking out 13 ... Participated in the Cape Cod League All-Star game, representing the West Squad.
2012: Played in 12 games ... Went 1-0 with a 7.80 ERA in 10 appearances on the mound ... Struck out 12 batters in 15.0 innings ... Made collegiate debut Feb. 21 against Campbell, recording two outs in relief ... Pitched a season-high 2.2 innings against Virginia April 21, giving up just one hit while not allowing a run ... Went 1-for-1 at the plate with a single and a run scored at Charlotte April 24.
High School: A four-year letterwinner at North Broward Prep School ... As a senior, logged a 2.41 ERA over 19 relief appearances ... Struck out 49 batters in 29 innings ... Had a strikeout in all but one appearance and multiple punchouts in 14 outings ... Closed out North Broward’s District Championship win with 1.2 hitless innings against nationally ranked American Heritage ... Also served as the closer for the Florida La Ley Legends during the summer of 2011 ... Had a perfect 0.00 ERA with the Legends while giving up just three hits in 16.2 innings ... Struck out 20 batters and walked just five walk while logging six saves and a 2-0 record ... An honor roll student ... A National Academic Spanish Club member.
Personal: Born Sarkis Ohanian on Aug. 6, 1993 ... The son of Berg and Fabiola Ohanian ... Has a sister (Anna) ... Father is an assistant varsity baseball coach at North Broward Prep.