Forrest Koumas will miss 2014 season

07/09/2013 11:11 AM

07/09/2013 11:32 AM

Senior right-handed pitcher Forrest Koumas will have Tommy John surgery on his throwing arm and miss the 2014 season.

Koumas (0-0, 8.35 ERA) pitched 10 games this past season. He was inactive for the Super Regional against North Carolina after having a pin removed from the elbow of his right arm.

He battled a sore right elbow during the 2012 season and had surgery on it during last year's offseason.

A date for the upcoming Tommy John surgery is not yet known. Koumas will have one year of eligibility after he recovers.

Koumas, from Lugoff-Elgin High, was 6-1 in 12 starts with a 2.96 ERA during his freshman campaign in 2011.

 

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