| • 2018 All-American Second Team (Baseball America, D1Baseball)
• 2018 All-American Honorable Mention (Perfect Game)
• 2018 All-SEC Second Team
• 2018 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team Member
• 2018 Midseason All-American (Perfect Game, D1Baseball)
• 2018 SEC Pitcher of the Week (April 2)
• 2018 MLB Draft Selection (37th Round - Toronto Blue Jays)
2018 (Redshirt Sophomore): Selected in the 37th round of the 2018 MLB Draft by the Toronto Blue Jays but will return for 2019 ... Tallied 10 saves and a 5-2 record in 48.0 innings over 27 appearances ... Allowed just 38 hits and 12 earned runs with a 2.25 ERA ... Amassed 73 strikeouts compared to just 14 walks for a 5.2 strikeout-to-walk ratio and an average of 13.9 strikeouts per nine innings ... Nine of 10 saves came in SEC play, seven coming against ranked opponents ... Eight of 10 saves, came with go-ahead run on base or at the plate ... Recorded first career save in a 3.0-inning outing, striking out seven against Tennessee (3/18) ... Recorded six straight saves successfully, including two in the same weekend to win the series at Texas A&M ... Notched saves in back-to-back games to win the series against Arkansas, striking out the side in the ninth inning in Game 2 ... Named SEC Pitcher of the Week after Arkansas series, the only reliever to win the honor in 2018 ... Talllied seventh save in Game 3, a 5-2 series-clinching victory against Georgia ... Threw four scoreless innings in Game 3 at South Carolina for a 6-5 win ... Closed out two wins, including one save in a series sweep of Auburn ... Struck out seven in 3.1 innings of work to anchor a 5-4 extra-inning win over Georgia in an SEC Tournament elimination game ... Earned two midseason All-American honors, three postseason All-American designations and a second-team All-SEC nod ... Chosen for the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team for the summer of 2018.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Jackson Preparatory School where he lettered three years and was coached by Chuck Box … Led his team to a combined 102-8 record in his three-year high school career … Named a 2015 Louisville Slugger High School Second Team All-American by Baseball America … Named 2015 Honorable Mention All-Region (Southeast) and rated the 24th-best player in Mississippi by Perfect Game … Earned first team all-conference accolades as a junior and senior … Named all-state honorable mention by The Clarion-Ledger … Also lettered in football for three years as a wide receiver.
PERSONAL: Son of Cindy Wilson Caracci and Michael Caracci … Born: Sept. 13, 1996 … His siblings are Bailey Rihner and his wife Allie, and Vic Caracci … Marketing major.