LSU Gold
Position
Right-Handed Pitcher
Height
6'0
Weight
180
Class
Redshirt Junior
Hometown
Valencia, Calif.
High School
Hart HS
Previous School
Arizona
B/T
R-R
Experience
1L

2022 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

MLB Draft: 39th Round in 2018 (Minnesota Twins)

2022 Season
Transfer from Arizona who made 20 appearances (two starts) for LSU in 2022, posting a 3-1 mark and a 3.62 ERA in 32.1 innings with 20 walks and 37 strikeouts … limited opponents to a .200 cumulative batting average … worked 2.0 innings over two appearances in the NCAA Hattiesburg Regional, allowing one run on one hit with one walk … earned relief win at Vanderbilt (May 21), working 2.2 innings and allowing one unearned run on one hit with no walks and one strikeout … tied season high with five strikeouts in two-inning relief outing vs. Southeastern Louisiana (May 10) … made first career LSU start on May 3 vs. Nicholls and worked 2.2 innings, limiting the Colonels to no runs on no hits with one walk and two strikeouts … earned first career SEC win versus Missouri (April 23), working 2.2 relief innings and limiting Mizzou to one run on three hits with no walks and four strikeouts … pitched 3.2 shutout innings vs. Auburn (March 31), allowing four hits while striking out five … recorded strong relief outing at Florida (March 25), limiting the Gators to one run on no hits in three innings with three strikeouts … named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll as a history major.

At Arizona
Did not pitch in the 2020 and 2021 seasons due to injury … made seven appearances (four starts) during the 2019 season for Arizona … posted an 0-2 mark with a 5.24 ERA and 16 strikeouts and missed final 34 games of the year due to injury … Limited opposing hitters to a .236 batting average … earned first career save on March 8, 2019, against College of Charleston, working 3.1 scoreless and hitless innings of relief … struck out a career-high six batters over four innings in his first college outing on February 16, 2019, against UMass Lowell.

High School
Attended Hart High School in Santa Clarita, Calif. … played under head coach Jim Ozella … across three seasons, combined to post a 1.76 ERA while going 15-6 in 29 games … named First-Team All-League as a junior and a senior … tabbed to Second-Team All-State squad as a senior … honored as the Foothills League Pitcher of the Year and the Santa Clarita Valley Male Athlete of the Year as a senior after going 6-2 with a 0.98 ERA in 11 starts.

Personal
Full name is Bryce Thomas Collins … parents and Shan and Noreen Collins … Dad is the chief digital transformation officer for Nestle; Mom is a homemaker … has one younger brother, Ramsey, who is a freshman pitcher at Connecticut … Bryce on attending LSU: “It’s one of my childhood dreams to win a National Title, and with the coaching staff and program that LSU has there’s no better place to be to compete for that dream … born June 28, 2000, in Burbank, Calif.

Collins’ LSU Career Highs
Innings: 3.2 vs. Auburn (3/31/22)
Strikeouts: 5 vs. Southeastern La. (5/10/22); vs. Auburn (3/31/22)
Hits Allowed: 4 vs. Auburn (3/31/22)
Runs: 3 vs. Northwestern State (5/17/22)
Earned Runs: 2 four times; most recently vs. Kentucky (5/28/22 – SEC Tournament)
Walks: 5 at Florida (3/25/22)

 

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