2017-18 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2017 All-ACC Academic Team
2016-17 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2015-16 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2018 (Junior): Had off-season surgery on his collarbone … Missed most of the month of March due to the injury … Made 12 appearances out of the Tech bullpen on the year … Posted a 1-1 record with a 3.94 ERA on the season … Totaled 16.0 innings on the mound … Struck out eight batters for the year … Held opponents to a .268 batting average on the season … Threw one inning of relief in the Jackets’ shutout of Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Feb. 27) … Earned the win in Tech’s extra-inning walk-off win over Radford (May 5), throwing 2.0-scoreless innings … Pitched a season-high 3.0 innings versus No. 15 Georgia at SunTrust Park (May 8) … Registered a season-high two strikeouts three times – versus No. 20 Georgia (April 25), against Radford (May 5) and against then-No. 15 Georgia (May 8) … Tallied a scoreless inning of work on the mound in relief versus Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Feb. 27), versus Georgia State (April 11), at Pittsburgh (April 14), at No. 8 North Carolina (April 22) and against No. 20 Georgia (April 25) … Also threw 1.2-scorless innings against Wake Forest (April 29).
2017 (Sophomore): Pitched in 24 games out of the bullpen for the Jackets on the season … Posted a team-low 2.56 ERA over 31.2 innings of relief work … Struck out 28 batters … Held opponents to a .244 batting average on the year … Went 0-3 on the season … Recorded a season-high four strikeouts in the second game of the doubleheader at Virginia Tech (April 21) … Threw a season-high 3.2 innings out of the bullpen in game two versus No. 8 Virginia (May 19) … Did not allow a run over his first five appearances – 1.2 innings versus Western Michigan (Feb. 19), a scoreless inning at Georgia Southern (Feb. 21), 2.0 innings against Youngstown State (Feb. 25) and a combined 2.2 innings in two outings versus Belmont (Mar. 4 & 5) … Worked 0.2 scoreless innings at Wake Forest (Mar. 25) and at home versus No. 2 Louisville (April 14) … Posted one scoreless inning of relief work at Mercer (Mar. 28), versus No. 5 Clemson (April 2), at Georgia (April 11), at Georgia State (April 19) and at home versus UGA (April 25) … Struck out four in 3.1 scoreless innings out of the bullpen at Virginia Tech (April 21) … Also pitched 3.2 scoreless innings at home against No. 8 Virginia (May 19) … Allowed one unearned run and one hit in an inning of work out of the bullpen versus No. 12 Wake Forest (May 25) at the 2017 ACC Baseball Championship … Earned a spot on the 2017 all-ACC academic team.
2016 (Freshman): Appeared 21 times, making one start as a rookie for the Yellow Jackets … Was 2-0 with a 7.52 ERA in 26.1 innings on the season … Made his collegiate debut on Feb. 21 vs. VCU, allowing one hit in a scoreless inning … Struck out a season-high four batters in 2.0 scoreless innings at Georgia Southern on Feb. 24 … Earned his first career win on March 20 vs. Virginia Tech after striking out three batters in 2.0 scoreless innings … Posted his second win of the season on April 1 vs. Duke, pitching a scoreless frame … Made his first career start on April 19 vs. Mercer, allowing four runs on four hits and five walks in 2.1 innings … Made his postseason debut on May 25 vs. Miami at the ACC Championship Tournament, giving up one run on two hits in 1.0 inning … Pitched a scoreless inning of relief on June 5 at Florida at the NCAA Gainesville Regional.
Before Tech: Four-year letterwinner at Jefferson High School under head coach Tommy Knight … Led his team to a 28-8 record and the 2015 GHSA 8-AAA state title game his senior year, posting a 1.52 ERA with 78 strikeouts … Received first-team all-Rrgion 8-AAA honors and was named the 2015 Co-Baseball Player of the Year by Athens Banner-Herald … Was a starting cornerback on Jefferson’s 2012 state championship football team.
Personal: Full name is Justin Micah Carpenter, but goes by Micah … Born Aug. 2, 1996 in Hull, Ga. … Son of Jim and Lisa Carpenter … Has two siblings, MacLean and Mackenzie … Chose to attend Tech because of the great education, the baseball program and its proximity to home … Majoring in business administration.