13 Pierce Banks
13 Pierce Banks
Height: 6-0
Weight: 175
Bats/Throws: R/R
Year: So.
Hometown: Sterling Heights, Mich.
High School: Parkway Christian
Position: P/IF
Bats/Throws: R/R
app 12
gs 12
w 7
l 2
sv 0
ip 72.2
era 4.21
k 67

Entering the Season: Returning starter in the Adrian pitching rotation...

2017 (Freshman Year):

  • Named the D3baseball.com Mideast Rookie of the Year and tabbed to the organization's All-Mideast First Team
  • Was an American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings All-Mideast Second Team selection
  • Made the All-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association First Team after going 6-0 with a 2.27 earned-run average in seven conference starts
  • Started in 11 games for the Bulldogs, posting a 8-1 won-lost record with four complete games and two shutouts
  • Scattered 21 earned runs over 77.2 innings of work for a 2.43 ERA overall, while also striking out 60 batters and holding opponents to a .233 batting average
  • Finished in the top-ten of several pitching categories in the MIAA, including second in innings pitched and ERA, tied for second in games started and wins, third in strikeouts, tied for fourth in complete games, and seventh in strikeouts per nine innings (6.95)
  • Named the MIAA Pitcher of the Week on April 10 after six innings of no-hit baseball with eight strikeouts in a victory over Calvin on April 7
  • Pitched a four-hit shutout with seven strikeouts in a 13-0 win over Albion on April 22

High School Information: 

  • Graduated cum laude from Parkway Christian in 2016
  • Previously attended Henry Ford II High
  • Played baseball for both the Eagles and Falcons, respectively
  • Awards included four-time All-Macomb Area Conference Red Division and three-time All-Macomb County First Team.
  • As a senior, was first-team All-Macomb County Divisions 2-4, first-team all-region, first-team all-state infielder and the 2016 Macomb County Player of the Year.
  • Named to the Honor Roll all four years in high school.

Why did you choose Adrian College?: "Superb athletics tradition paired with top quality academics."

What is your Career Goal?: "To play Professional baseball."

Who has been the Biggest Influence on you as an Athlete and Why?: "My mother and father from their years of commitment and support to me fulfilling my goals and dreams."

Personal:  Born on March 31, 1998 in Troy, Michigan... son of Ted and Vicki Banks...Favorites: sports team--Detroit Lions; athlete--Sonny Gray; TV show--Psych; movie--A Knight's Tale; musician--E-Dubble; food--chicken alfredo...enjoys reading...majoring in athletic training.

Recent Games
May 10 Alma W, 5-4
May 11 Hope W, 3-2
May 17 Otterbein W, 11-5
May 19 La Roche W, 1-0
May 19 Wooster L, 17-4
May 20 Wabash L, 4-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 15 7
Plate appearances 0 0
At Bats 0 0
Runs 1 0
Hits 0 0
Doubles - -
Triples - -
Home Runs - -
Runs Batted In 0 0
Total bases 0 0
Walks - -
Hit by pitch - -
Strikeouts - -
Sacrifice Flies - -
Sacrifice Hits - -
Hit into double play - -
Stolen Bases - -
Caught Stealing - -
Batting Average - -
On Base Percentage - -
Slugging Percentage - -
Appearances 12 7
Games started 12 7
Wins 7 4
Losses 2 1
Saves 0 0
Complete Games 2 2
Shutouts - -
Innings Pitched 72.2 45.0
Hits 69 41
Runs 42 26
Earned Runs 34 19
Walks 32 19
Strikeouts 67 41
Strikeouts per Game 8.30 8.20
Doubles Allowed 11 4
Triples Allowed - -
Home Runs Allows 3 3
At Bats Against 281 174
Batting Average Against .246 .236
Earned Run Average 4.21 3.80
Wild pitches 8 2
Hit Batters 3 2
Balks 1 1
Sacrifice Flies Allowed 3 2
Sacrifice Hits Allowed 1 1
Total Chances 22 13
Put Outs 7 4
Assists 10 5
Errors 5 4
Fielding Percentage .773 .692
Double Plays - -
Stolen Bases Allowed 8 6
Runners Caught Stealing 3 -
Runners Caught Stealing Percentage .273 -
Passed Balls - -
Catcher's Interference - -
Date Opponent Score ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs
Feb 28 at Huntingdon W, 13-7 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 1 at Birmingham Southern W, 7-4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 2 at Emory W, 9-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at Berry L, 10-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 vs. Marietta L, 5-3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 16 vs. Keystone L, 12-9 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 vs. Denison W, 12-9 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 18 vs. North Central (Ill.) W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 Alma W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 Alma W, 6-4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 25 at Alma W, 11-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 25 at Alma L, 17-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 28 Heidelberg W, 15-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 Kalamazoo W, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 Kalamazoo W, 7-3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 2 Kalamazoo W, 18-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 2 Kalamazoo W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 Olivet W, 9-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 Olivet W, 10-9 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 9 at Olivet W, 6-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 at Olivet W, 10-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 11 at Wittenberg   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Calvin L, 4-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 12 at Calvin W, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Calvin W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Calvin W, 8-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 Albion W, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 Albion W, 13-4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 22 at Albion W, 18-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 at Albion W, 11-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 Trine W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 Trine W, 15-5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 28 at Trine W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Trine W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 30 at La Roche L, 17-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 Hope W, 9-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 Hope W, 11-8 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 5 at Hope L, 11-9 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 5 at Hope L, 17-12 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 7 Baldwin Wallace L, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 7 Baldwin Wallace L, 9-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 9 Calvin W, 9-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 Alma W, 5-4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 11 Hope W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 17 Otterbein W, 11-5 0 1 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 19 La Roche W, 1-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 19 Wooster L, 17-4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 20 Wabash L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Feb 28 at Huntingdon W, 13-7 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 1 at Birmingham Southern W, 7-4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 2 at Emory W, 9-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at Berry L, 10-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 vs. Marietta L, 5-3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 16 vs. Keystone L, 12-9 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 vs. Denison W, 12-9 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 18 vs. North Central (Ill.) W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 Alma W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 Alma W, 6-4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 25 at Alma W, 11-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 25 at Alma L, 17-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 28 Heidelberg W, 15-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 Kalamazoo W, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 Kalamazoo W, 7-3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 2 Kalamazoo W, 18-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 2 Kalamazoo W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 Olivet W, 9-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 Olivet W, 10-9 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 9 at Olivet W, 6-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 at Olivet W, 10-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 11 at Wittenberg   - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Calvin L, 4-0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 12 at Calvin W, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Calvin W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Calvin W, 8-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 Albion W, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 Albion W, 13-4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 22 at Albion W, 18-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 at Albion W, 11-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 Trine W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 Trine W, 15-5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 28 at Trine W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Trine W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 30 at La Roche L, 17-5 - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 Hope W, 9-2 - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 Hope W, 11-8 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
May 5 at Hope L, 11-9 - - - - - - - - - -
May 5 at Hope L, 17-12 - - - - - - - - - -
May 7 Baldwin Wallace L, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - -
May 7 Baldwin Wallace L, 9-4 - - - - - - - - - -
May 9 Calvin W, 9-2 - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 Alma W, 5-4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
May 11 Hope W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - -
May 17 Otterbein W, 11-5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
May 19 La Roche W, 1-0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
May 19 Wooster L, 17-4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
May 20 Wabash L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs w l sv ip h r er era bb k hr
Feb 28 at Huntingdon W, 13-7 1 0 0 0 4.0 8 5 5 11.25 2 4 -
Mar 1 at Birmingham Southern W, 7-4 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 2 at Emory W, 9-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at Berry L, 10-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 vs. Marietta L, 5-3 1 0 1 0 3.0 4 4 3 9.00 1 2 -
Mar 16 vs. Keystone L, 12-9 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 vs. Denison W, 12-9 1 1 0 0 5.2 4 3 3 4.76 5 8 -
Mar 18 vs. North Central (Ill.) W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 Alma W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 Alma W, 6-4 1 1 0 0 7.0 8 4 4 5.14 4 8 -
Mar 25 at Alma W, 11-6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 25 at Alma L, 17-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 28 Heidelberg W, 15-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 Kalamazoo W, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 Kalamazoo W, 7-3 1 0 0 0 7.0 6 3 3 3.86 5 8 -
Apr 2 Kalamazoo W, 18-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 2 Kalamazoo W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 Olivet W, 9-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 Olivet W, 10-9 1 0 0 0 6.2 5 4 1 1.35 3 3 -
Apr 9 at Olivet W, 6-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 at Olivet W, 10-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 11 at Wittenberg   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Calvin L, 4-0 1 0 1 0 6.0 4 4 3 4.50 1 3 1
Apr 12 at Calvin W, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Calvin W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Calvin W, 8-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 Albion W, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 Albion W, 13-4 1 1 0 0 7.0 4 1 0 0.00 1 11 -
Apr 22 at Albion W, 18-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 at Albion W, 11-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 Trine W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 Trine W, 15-5 1 1 0 0 6.0 6 3 2 3.00 0 3 1
Apr 28 at Trine W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Trine W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 30 at La Roche L, 17-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 Hope W, 9-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 Hope W, 11-8 1 1 0 0 5.1 8 7 6 10.13 5 5 1
May 5 at Hope L, 11-9 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 5 at Hope L, 17-12 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 7 Baldwin Wallace L, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 7 Baldwin Wallace L, 9-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 9 Calvin W, 9-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 Alma W, 5-4 1 1 0 0 7.0 8 4 4 5.14 3 3 -
May 11 Hope W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 17 Otterbein W, 11-5 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
May 19 La Roche W, 1-0 1 1 0 0 8.0 4 0 0 0.00 2 9 -
May 19 Wooster L, 17-4 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
May 20 Wabash L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Feb 28 at Huntingdon W, 13-7 1 0 0 1 .000 - - - - - -
Mar 1 at Birmingham Southern W, 7-4 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 2 at Emory W, 9-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at Berry L, 10-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 vs. Marietta L, 5-3 1 1 0 0 1.000 - 2 - - - -
Mar 16 vs. Keystone L, 12-9 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 vs. Denison W, 12-9 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 18 vs. North Central (Ill.) W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 Alma W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 Alma W, 6-4 3 1 2 0 1.000 - 1 - - - -
Mar 25 at Alma W, 11-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 25 at Alma L, 17-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 28 Heidelberg W, 15-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 Kalamazoo W, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 Kalamazoo W, 7-3 1 1 0 0 1.000 - 3 - - - -
Apr 2 Kalamazoo W, 18-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 2 Kalamazoo W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 Olivet W, 9-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 Olivet W, 10-9 1 0 1 0 1.000 - 1 - - - -
Apr 9 at Olivet W, 6-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 at Olivet W, 10-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 11 at Wittenberg   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Calvin L, 4-0 3 1 0 2 .333 - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Calvin W, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Calvin W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Calvin W, 8-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 Albion W, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 Albion W, 13-4 2 0 1 1 .500 - - - - - -
Apr 22 at Albion W, 18-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 at Albion W, 11-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 Trine W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 Trine W, 15-5 2 1 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Trine W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Trine W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 30 at La Roche L, 17-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 Hope W, 9-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 Hope W, 11-8 1 0 0 1 .000 - 1 - - - -
May 5 at Hope L, 11-9 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 5 at Hope L, 17-12 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 7 Baldwin Wallace L, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 7 Baldwin Wallace L, 9-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 9 Calvin W, 9-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 Alma W, 5-4 5 1 4 0 1.000 - - - - - -
May 11 Hope W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 17 Otterbein W, 11-5 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
May 19 La Roche W, 1-0 2 1 1 0 1.000 - - 3 1.000 - -
May 19 Wooster L, 17-4 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
May 20 Wabash L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
2016-17 11 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
2017-18 15 0 1 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
2018-19 12 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Total 38 0 1 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
2016-17 11 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
2017-18 15 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
2018-19 12 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Total 38 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/9 hr era
2016-17 11 11 8 1 0 4 77.2 67 27 21 20 60 6.95 2 2.43
2017-18 12 12 7 2 0 2 72.2 69 42 34 32 67 8.30 3 4.21
2018-19 12 12 8 2 0 1 68.2 70 30 28 36 67 8.78 2 3.67
Total 35 35 23 5 0 7 219.0 206 99 83 88 194 7.97 7 3.41
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
2016-17 11 22 4 14 4 .818 - 1 1 .500 - -
2017-18 15 22 7 10 5 .773 - 8 3 .273 - -
2018-19 12 18 3 14 1 .944 - 9 3 .250 - -
Total 38 62 14 38 10 .839 - 18 7 .280 - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
Total 15 0 1 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Conference 7 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 10 0 1 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Away 3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Neutral 2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
-
Wins 12 0 1 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Losses 3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
-
February 1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
March 5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
April 4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
May 5 0 1 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Total 15 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Conference 7 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
Home 10 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Away 3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Neutral 2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
Wins 12 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Losses 3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
February 1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
March 5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
April 4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
May 5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/9 hr era
Total 12 12 7 2 0 2 72.2 69 42 34 32 67 8.30 3 4.21
Conference 7 7 4 1 0 2 45.0 41 26 19 19 41 8.20 3 3.80
Exhibition - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
-
Home 8 8 6 0 0 1 54.0 49 26 20 23 50 8.33 2 3.33
Away 2 2 0 1 0 1 10.0 12 9 8 3 7 6.30 1 7.20
Neutral 2 2 1 1 0 - 8.2 8 7 6 6 10 10.38 - 6.23
-
Wins 10 10 7 0 0 1 63.2 61 34 28 30 62 8.76 2 3.96
Losses 2 2 0 2 0 1 9.0 8 8 6 2 5 5.00 1 6.00
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February 1 1 0 0 0 - 4.0 8 5 5 2 4 9.00 - 11.25
March 4 4 2 1 0 1 22.2 22 14 13 15 26 10.32 - 5.16
April 4 4 2 1 0 1 25.2 19 12 6 5 20 7.01 2 2.10
May 3 3 3 0 0 - 20.1 20 11 10 10 17 7.52 1 4.43
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Total 15 22 7 10 5 .773 - 8 3 .273 - -
Conference 7 13 4 5 4 .692 - 6 - - - -
Exhibition - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 10 17 5 10 2 .882 - 6 3 .333 - -
Away 3 4 1 0 3 .250 - - - - - -
Neutral 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 - 2 - - - -
-
Wins 12 18 5 10 3 .833 - 6 3 .333 - -
Losses 3 4 2 0 2 .500 - 2 - - - -
-
February 1 1 0 0 1 .000 - - - - - -
March 5 5 3 2 0 1.000 - 6 - - - -
April 4 8 2 3 3 .625 - 1 - - - -
May 5 8 2 5 1 .875 - 1 3 .750 - -