2014: Leads pitching staff with seven quality starts ... Owns 3.20 ERA in B1G play ... Did not factor in decision against Michigan (5/4) ... Allowed three runs over 7.0 IP with three strikeouts and one walk against the Wolverines ... Struck out three over 6.0 IP last time out at Michigan State (4/25) ... Did not allow an earned run over 8.2 IP against Nebraska (4/18) ... Scattered five hits and struck out three Huskers ... Picked up first career save at Chicago State (4/16-2) ... Struck out two in 5.0 IP against Iowa (4/11) ... Threw career-high 9.0 IP against Illinois (4/5) ... Did not factor in decision ... Picked up first win vs. Minnesota (3/22) ... Did not allow an earned run in 6.0 IP vs. the Gophers ... Held USF scoreless for five innings before allowing two runs in the sixth (3/8) ... Allowed three earned runs over 6.0 IP at Tennessee Tech (3/2) ... Struck out career-high seven in 5.0 IP against Ball State (2/23) ... Allowed one earned run against the Cardinals ... Made 2014 debut at USC with three strikeouts in 3.0 IP (2/16) ... Attended same high school as Northwestern's Jack Mitchell... Academic All Big Ten 2014.
2013: Leads team with 19 appearances ... Ranks second on team with 2.02 ERA ... Struck out three 2.0 IP at Indiana (5/10) ... Collected second win vs. Chicago State (4/30) ... Matched career high with five strikeouts in that game ... Threw three scoreless innings with one strikeout at Milwaukee (4/24) ... Tossed seven shutout innings with career-high five strikeouts vs. UIC (4/3) ... Earned first win in that game ... Struck out three vs. Chicago State (3/27) ... Recorded his first collegiate strikeout vs. Ball State (2/22) ... Made 2013 debut out of the bullpen against Michigan State (2/17) ... Did not surrender a hit in 0.2 IP.
High School: Second-team all-league selection as a senior and first-team selection junior year ... Three-year letterwinner ... Team captain ... Two-time Union Tribune All-Academic team selection ... Notched a 13-3 career record with eight saves, including a 1-1 record with three saves and a 1.54 ERA senior year ... Posted a 7-2 record with a 2.58 ERA as a junior ... Went 5-0 with a 2.68 during sophomore season to earn honorable mention all-league recognition ... Played summer ball for San Diego Skillz ... High school coach was Matt Chess.
Personal: Born Reed Scott Mason ... Son of Randy and Annette Mason ... Attended same high school as skateboarder Tony Hawk, former NFL player John Lynch, former NBA player Chris Dudley and snowboarder/skateboarder Shaun White ... Chose Northwestern over UC Irvine and San Diego State ... Attended same high school as Northwestern's Jack Mitchell.