2011: Battled through adversity and health issues to appear in eight games, going 0-1 with one save ... struck out 11 batters and walked just two in 10.2 innings with a 4.22 ERA ... had his scoreless-inning streak come to an end at 19.2, the second-longest streak in program history ... made season debut against Northwestern April 5 ... threw a scoreless inning in his next outing against UIC April 9 ... pitched 2.0 hitless innings to record the save against Carroll April 12 ... tied career-high with four strikeouts in back-to-back outings against Wisconsin Lutheran May 3 and Northern Illinois May 17.
2010: Named Horizon League Relief Pitcher of the Year as a sophomore after leading the league with nine saves ... recorded a 3.00 ERA in 25 games, striking out 25 batters in 36.0 innings ... his nine saves tied for third in a season in program history ... dominated down the stretch, working 19.1 straight scoreless innings over his last 12 appearances to end the season ... went 1-0 with six saves in that span, striking out 14, walking just three and giving up 14 hits - all singles ... first save of season came against SIU Edwardsville March 6 ... was named Horizon League Pitcher of the Week April 4 after earning two saves and a victory in three games and 5.2 scoreless innings ... repeated as league pitcher of the week May 8 after retiring all 12 batters he faced in earning the win against Cardinal Stritch May 4 and a save against Wright State May 7 ... struck out three in Milwaukee's 8-7 win over Youngstown State May 22, working 3.0 innings ... saved UWM's Horizon League Tournament-opening victory over Valparaiso May 29 ... was also on the mound for the final out to save the championship game against Wright State May 30 ... gave up earned runs in just six outings all season - would have posted a 1.32 ERA on the year if not for a tough outing against Butler in mid-April ... finished second on the staff with his 3.00 ERA.
2009: Went 5-1 with a 4.94 ERA in 33 games as a freshman ... his 33 appearances finished second in the Horizon League and were the most-ever by a first-year pitcher in program history (record was 26) ... worked 31.0 innings, striking out 21 batters while limiting opponents to a .257 average - the lowest on the squad of those with more than 20 innings pitched ... worked six-straight scoreless appearances following his first outing against No. 6 Arizona State ... appeared in all three games at the Jacksonville Invitational Feb. 27-March 1, picking up victories in two games ... struck out a season-high four batters in 2.1 innings while picking up the win against Cleveland State May 2 ... recorded the victory with 1.1 scoreless innings against Butler May 9 ... also claimed a win against Northern Illinois May 12.
High School: Three-year letterwinner at D.C. Everest High school, earning All-Wisconsin Valley Conference Honorable Mention honors as a senior despite being limited to just five games due to injury ... went 3-0 in his appearances, striking out 20 batters in 18 innings of work in recording a 1.12 ERA ... that followed a junior campaign where he was named honorable mention all-state and first team all-district and all-conference ... went 8-2 on the mound, striking out 67 batters in 72 innings with a 1.25 ERA en route to Team MVP honors ... was at his best in the postseason, going 3-0 with a 0.00 ERA in 21 innings ... named to the honor roll ... also bowled, placing eighth at state tournament, averaging 232 in six games.
Personal: Son of Robert and Debbie Amsrud ... major is finance ... career goals are to get drafted and be a professional baseball player or ESPN analyst ... enjoys baseball, bowling and video games ... most memorable sports moments are a perfect game he threw in an all-star tournament and pitching in Miller Park in the Brewers Classic ... born Aug. 26, 1989.