PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Played for one season at Coastal Carolina University ... Went 0-0 with a 5.14 ERA in seven innings pitched, giving up seven hits and walking four while striking out six.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played for three years at Seneca HS in Tabernacle, N.J. ... Three-time All-Olympic Conference honoree for the Eagles ... First-team All-Northeast selection by Perfect Game and a 2010 preseason All-American by the organization ... Went 5-2 on the mound in 2009 and 2010, going 3-0 in 2008 ... Over his final three years, struck out 174 batters in 122 innings pitched, including 71 in 45 innings as a senior and 65 in 42 innings as a junior.
PERSONAL: Born Jimmy Coughlin on November 13, 1991, in Willingboro, N.J. ... Son of Kenneth and Maureen Coughlin ... Majoring in criminal justice ... Enjoys playing football, golf and watching UFC ... Lists Cole Hamels and Cliff Lee as favorite sports personalities.