Duke Baseball BIO
34 J.R. Holloway
2014: Posted the lowest ERA among Duke’s freshmen pitchers, finishing the season with a 1.98 mark over 13.2 innings … Appeared in 14 games, starting one … Made his collegiate debut Feb. 16 against Binghamton, recording two outs in the ninth … Started his first collegiate game March 12 versus Furman … Allowed six runs, two earned, over 2.2 innings to suffer the loss against the Paladins … Made his ACC debut Apr. 4 at Georgia Tech, tossing a scoreless inning in relief … Did not permit a run over his final 10 outings … Allowed just four hits while striking out seven batters during that span … Did not yield a run in five ACC appearances on the year.
High School: A three-year letterwinner for head coach Bart Batcher at Westwood High School ... Two-time first team all-district selection ... Named Team co-MVP in 2013 ... Austin Area All-Star ... Under Armour Preseason All-America pick ... Earned Rawlings first team All-Texas Region recognition ... Ranked as the 63rd best pitching prospect in the country and 227th overall prospect by Perfect Game Crosschecker ... Played travel baseball with the Centex Propects and the Houston Banditos ... Lettered one season in basketball ... Named to the Honor Roll all four years ... Member of the National Honor Society ... President of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... Earned both academic all-state and all-district honors in 2013 ... AP Scholar.
Personal: Born Douglas Glenn Holloway, Jr. on February 20, 1995 in Dallas, Texas ... The son of Doug and Linda Holloway ... Youngest of six siblings ... Has two older brothers (Joey and Aaron) and three older sisters (Angie, Kerry and Wendy) ... Sister, Angie, was a backup for the 1996 U.S. Gymnastics team ... Brother, Joey, played football at the University of Wisconsin ... Grandfather played football at the University of Houston, earning All-America honors.