Career Statistics | 2013
Teamed with Cody Moffett to guide the Alaska Goldpanners to the Alaska Baseball League regular season and tournament championships … A first-team All-League honoree … Racked up a perfect 6-0 record and 2.42 earned run average over eight starts and nine appearances …Tallied 36 strikeouts against four walks in 52 innings pitched.
Appeared in three games out of the bullpen, totaling 4.2 innings pitched … Tossed a scoreless inning with a strikeout at UCLA (5/12) … Allowed one run on two hits, but racked up four strikeouts over 2.2 innings against Washington (5/3) … Made collegiate debut with a shutout inning against San Francisco (3/3). Allowed one hit and registered a strikeout.
Earned varsity letters under the guidance of coach Mark Ernster at Liberty High School in Peoria, Ariz., ... Named the 2012 Arizona Republic Big Schools Player of the Year ... Recognized on the USA Today All-USA Baseball Second Team as a senior ... A 4A Skyline All-Region selection ... Led team to a state-runner up finish after tossing a complete game shutout with 10 strikeouts in semifinal ... Set an Arizona high school record with 55 career doubles as a hitter ... Finished senior season with 104 strikeouts in 74.2 innings pitched and a 1.88 earn run average ... Also played third base and hit .454 on the season with 35 runs batted in ... Threw a perfect game against Copper Canyon in May of senior year ... Selected to play in the 2012 Heartland Baseball Classic ... Posted a 10-3 record with a 2.74 earned run average and 73 strikeouts as a junior ... Also hit .468 ... Named 4A All-State honorable mention by the Arizona Republic as a junior ... Helped school win state championship in 2010.
Graduated from Liberty High School in Peoria, Ariz., in 2012 ... Born in Phoenix, Ariz., in 1993 ... Son of Glenn and Janette Bannister ... Has one older brother, Matt ... Father played golf at Weber State University ... Hobbies include playing golf and ping pong in spare time ... Favorite professional sports team is the Arizona Diamondbacks … Career ambitions beyond baseball include being an accountant … Parents are most inspiration figures in his life due to their work ethic and humbleness … Roommates with Zach Gibbons and Cody Ramer … Is enrolled in the Eller College of Management as a pre-business major.