Mark Holliman Draft Capsule

The Cubs selected RHP Mark Holliman out of Ole Miss with their third round pick in the 2005 Draft.

2005 PRESEASON: Named a third team preseason All-America by Collegiate Baseball ... Named first team preseason All-SEC by SEBaseball.com.

2004: Selected first team All-SEC ... Named first team All-SEC by SEBaseball.com and was a second team selection by The Chattanooga Times Free Press ... Made 16 starts ... Ranked fourth in the SEC in strikeouts (101) and ninth in innings pitched (105.2) and tied for ninth in wins (9) ... 101 strikeouts tied for fourth on the Ole Miss single-season list ... Went 6-2 with a 2.40 ERA (75.0 IP, 20 ER) in 10 SEC starts ... Recorded eight straight quality starts (at least 6.0 IP, 4 ER or less) from March 6-April 23, going 5-1 with a 1.23 ERA (58.1 IP, 8 ER) in that stretch ... Struck out a career-high 13 in 8.0 IP to earn the win at South Alabama on Feb. 28 (8 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 1 BB) ... Fanned 11 over 8.0 innings to earn a 3-1 victory over Eastern Illinois on March 6 (6 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB) ... Recorded his first career complete game at Alabama on March 26 (6 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 6 SO) ... Used 98 pitches and faced the minimum 27 hitters in firing a three-hit shutout in a 1-0 win over Arkansas on May 7 (0 BB, 7 SO) ... Named the SEC Pitcher of the Week ... Had a streak of 17.2 scoreless innings snapped in the eighth inning of 4-2 win at Florida on May 14 (W, 7.2 IP, 9 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 7 SO) ... Took a no decision in a 7-6 loss against South Carolina in the SEC Tournament on May 26 (8.0 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 5 BB, 9 SO).

2003: Appeared in 18 games, making 15 starts ... Tied for sixth in the SEC in batting-average-against (.235) ... Won three straight decisions against Louisiana Tech (2/16), Western Michigan (3/1) and New York Tech (3/8) ... Made his collegiate debut in a start against Louisiana Tech (2/16), working 3.2 innings and was designated the pitcher of record in the 17-5 win (3 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 4 BB, 1 SO) ... Recorded a quality start (at least 6.0 IP, 4 ER or less) in six straight starts from February 22-March 28, going 2-1 with a 1.20 ERA (45.0 IP, 6 ER) during that span ... Took a no decision in his first career SEC start against Kentucky on March 14 (3 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 3 SO) ... Made first career relief appearance against Alabama on April 20 (ND, 2.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO) ... Struck out a season-high 10 in 5.1 innings versus Mississippi State (5/24) in the SEC Tournament (L, 6 H, 4 R, 1 ER, 5 BB).

HIGH SCHOOL: Member of Germantown's 2001 Tennessee State Championship team ... Two-time Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association (TBCA) All-Region and All-State selection ... Two-time All-District 15AAA and District 15AAA Player of the Year honoree ... Earned All-Shelby Metro honors as both a junior and senior ... Participated in the USA Junior National Team tryouts ... 2001 Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association Region and State Player of the Year ... Named 2001 Memphis Commercial Appeal High School Baseball Player of the Year ... Earned all-state honors from the Tennessee Sportswriters in 2001 ... Named to the 2001 Tennessee State All-Tournament team ... Earned three letters for coach Phil Clark ... One of 24 finalists for the USA Junior Olympic National Team.

MISCELLANEOUS: Full name is Mark Holliman Jr. ... Son of Mark and Kelly Holliman ... Liberal Arts major.

CAREER HIGHS
IPs (Starter)
: 9.0, 3x, MR: vs. LSU (5/21/2004)
IPs (Relief): 2.0, twice, vs. Alabama(4/20/2003) and vs. UT-Martin (4/22/2003)
STRIKEOUTS (Starter): 13, at South Alabama (2/28/2004)
STRIKEOUTS (Relief): 3, vs. UT-Martin (4/22/2003)
WALK HIGH: 8, at Tennessee (4/4/2003)
WIN STREAK: 6, February 28-April 16, 2004
CONSECUTIVE SCORELESS IP: 17.2, April 30-May 14, 2004
INHERITED RUNNERS STRANDED: 1/1 (100.0 percent)


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