Sat out the season as a redshirt.
Made his first career start going four innings, allowing five runs and five strikeouts against Texas State (Feb. 21)... Earned the start against Santa Clara (Feb. 28)... Pitched 0.2 innings against Texas Tech with two strikeouts (March 7)... Recorded the win against Cal Poly, going 6.1 innings, giving up five hits, three runs with three strikeouts (March 14)... Pitched 4.2 innings of relief, surrendering three hits and one run (March 21)... Pitched five innings to earn the win over UCF, allowing three runs with three strikeouts (March 28)... Pitched two innings of relief, allowing three hits with two strikeouts against TCU (April 11)... Pitched three innings of relief, allowing four hits and two unearned runs with a strikeout against Memphis (April 16)... Turned in three innings of relief against Southern Miss, giving up two hits with two strikeouts (April 25)... Went seven innings in a win over UAB, allowed three runs with five strikeouts (May 1)... Pitched 4.1 innings in the start against Tulane, allowing four runs on six hits with two strikeouts (May 9)... Earned the win against Marshall, going 7.2 innings, scattering eight hits and one run with six strikeouts (May 16)... Went six innings against East Carolina, allowing five runs on six hits with nine strikeouts (May 22).
TAYLOR HIGH SCHOOL
Played for Taylor High School... Senior (2009): District MVP... All-State selection as a pitcher... Participated in the Austin Area Baseball Coaches Association All-Star game... Played in the THSBCA-Dell Diamond All-Star game... Also a member of the track team... set the school record in the 40-yard dash (4.38)... District Champion in track... Regional qualifier in the 100-meters and relays... Finished second in the 100-meters... Fifth place finisher in the 100-meters at state... Junior (2008): All-State selection at pitcher... Sophomore (2007): All-District pitcher.
Full name is Eric Matthew Brooks... Born Aug. 29, 1990... Son of Kevin Brooks and Wendy Brooks... Undecided major.