2002 (Junior) ? Top prospect showed flashes of brilliance but struggled with consistency ? Tied for second on the team in wins (five) and was third in strikeouts (73) ? Named to the 2002 Academic All-Big 12 First Team ... Named Preseason All-America (third team) and Preseason All-Big 12 (first team) by Baseball America ... Also honored by Baseball America as the top 2002 draft prospect in the Big 12 and as the No. 22 college prospect in the nation prior to the season ... Named to Preseason All-Big 12 (second team) by the Dallas Morning News ... Went 6.2 innings against then-No. 11 Rice at Enron Field in his first start (Feb. 8); allowed just one earned run and struck out five but took a no-decision ... Struck out seven and gave up one earned run for the win over Oral Roberts (Feb. 22) ... Carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning, but had to settle for a no-decision against then-No. 9 Texas when the Horns rallied to win 4-3 (March 2) ... Threw eight innings against then-No. 8 Nebraska (March 9), allowing just five hits and one run to pick up his third win of the year ... Earned Big 12 Pitcher of the Week for his effort against the Huskers (March 4-10) ... Struck out eight in 6.0 innings at Missouri (March 22) in a no-decision ... Picked up his first win in over a month, allowing five hits and one run in 5.2 innings against Dallas Baptist (May 4) ... Continued his improvement against then-No. 10 Houston (May 14); struck out a season-high nine batters in 6.2 innings but took the loss in a 5-4 defeat ... Finished tied for fifth in the Big 12 in starts (16) ... Ranks among Baylor's career leaders in starts (4th, 40) and strikeouts (10th, 190) ... Selected in the 18th round (529th overall pick) by the Milwaukee Brewers but did not sign.
2001 (Sophomore) ? Finished the season as the Bears' top starter, posting a 10-3 record with a 3.49 ERA ? First team All-Big 12 selection by coaches, Austin American-Statesman, Dallas Morning News and Waco Tribune-Herald ... Also named second team Academic All-Big 12 ... 10 wins tied for the seventh-best total in school history ? First Baylor pitcher to lead the team in wins or innings and return the next season since Kris Lambert won 10 games and threw 108.0 innings in 1996 ? Limited opposing batters to a .225 average ? Recorded a team-high 80 strikeouts in 98.0 innings of work ... Pitched five shutout innings against TCU (Feb. 3) ? Was named Big 12 Pitcher of the Week (Feb. 12) after throwing seven shutout innings against Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 11) and giving up only two hits ? Struck out a career-high 10 batters against Nicholls State (Feb. 18) ? Went the distance against Missouri (March 2), striking out seven and allowing just two hits for the victory ? Picked up the win over Texas (April 21), tossing an eight-inning complete game while giving up only two runs and striking out four ... Was outstanding at Oklahoma State (April 27), throwing eight-plus innings and allowing five runs on five hits and notching seven strikeouts.
2000 (Freshman) ? True freshman who made 12 appearances on the mound with nine starts ... Posted a 4-3 record with a 5.36 ERA in 50 innings pitched ... Collected wins over Oral Roberts, UT-San Antonio, TCU and Ole Miss.
High School ? Posted a 4-0 record for coach Jim Mallory as a senior at Clear Creek High School in League City, Texas ? Pitched 27 innings with a 2.00 ERA and 45 strikeouts after missing the first half of the season with an elbow injury ? Notched a 10-1 record with a 0.99 ERA as a junior ? Threw 49 innings with 60 strikeouts ? Named to all-district, all-county, all-state and all-Greater Houston teams as a junior ? Earned mention on all-district, all-county and all-Bay Area teams as a senior.
Personal ? Full name is Steven Michael White ? Born June 15, 1981 in Texas City, Texas ? Son of Michael and Brenda White ? Uncle Paul White played baseball at Sam Houston State ? Chose Baylor over Rice, Texas, Texas A&M and Tulane ? Majoring in general studies ... After his playing career is over, would like to coach one day.
White?s Career Stats