2012: Made 26 appearances during his freshman campaign, including one start ... Registered a 2.40 ERA and a 2-0 record and one save ... Struck out 25 batters in 45 innings of work ... Held opponents to a .220 batting average ... Named to the Atlantic Sun All-Freshman Team ... Did not allow a hit in six appearances ... Recorded a career long outing of four innings twice against ETSU (3/18) and Mercer (5/25).
Prior to Belmont: Played at Siegel High School under Head Coach Craig Reavis … Led Siegel to two straight Class AAA District 7 Championships in 2010 and 2011 … Recorded an ERA of 2.44 with a 6-2 record in nine starts as a senior … Finished with five complete games and 71 strike outs in 55.1 innings pitched … Earned all-region and all-area honors, and was named District Pitcher of the Year.
Personal: Born Sterling Austin Coley on July 14, 1992 in Nashville, Tenn. … Son of Greg and Ginger Coley … Has two siblings; Chandler and Alyssa.