FSU Baseball BIO
Mike Compton
Player Profile:
Mike Compton 1878734
Position: Right Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 195
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Branson, MO
High School: Branson HS

2015 Game-by-Game Statistics
2014 Game-by-Game Statistics
2012 Game-by-Game Statistics


  • Capital One Academic All-American Third Team (2015)
  • Capital One Academic All-District IV First Team (2014, 2015)
  • Preseason All-American Third Team Collegiate Baseball (2013) & NCBWA (2013)
  • Freshman All-American First Team Collegiate Baseball (2012) & NCBWA (2012)
  • Freshman All-American Second Team Baseball America (2012) and Perfect Game (2012)
  • All-ACC Second Team (2012)
  • All-ACC Academic Team (2012, 2014, 2015)
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll (2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15)
  • FSU’s President’s List (Spring 2013, Spring 2014)
  • FSU Dean’s List (Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Spring 2015)

REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2015): Served as team captain with DJ Stewart … garnered Capital One Academic All-District honors for the second year in a row and was named a third team Academic All-American for the first time … started 13 games for the Seminoles during his redshirt junior season posting a 4-4 record with a 3.55 ERA … recorded 70 strikeouts in 71.0 innings of work, while issuing just 12 walks … finished with a 5.83 strikeout-to-walk ratio – fifth best single-season mark in school history by a pitcher with at least 30 innings of work … posted a 1.52 walks per 9 innings – good for eighth on the all-time single-season record books at FSU … hurled his second career complete game shutout, this time against Boston College (March 6) … allowed just two hits – both coming in the third inning – while striking out seven … retired 13 straight batters and 18 of the last 19 to close out the game against the Eagles … threw at least 6.0 innings in five starts … struck out a career-high 11 over 7.0 innings of work in a win over Coastal Carolina (May 2) … went five starts without issuing a walk … made his first career start on opening day when the Noles opened the 2015 campaign against Oakland (Feb. 13) … threw 6.0 strong innings against the Grizzlies allowing two unearned runs on three hits as he struck out six and did not walk a batter … the start was Compton’s third on opening weekend since arriving in Tallahassee in 2012 … missed three weekend starts during the middle part of the season due to an abdominal strain … picked up a big win for Florida State in the ACC Tournament allowing just two run on five hits in 5.2 innings as he struck out six and did not walk a batter against North Carolina…hit an RBI ground-rule double in his first career plate appearance against South Florida (March 3).

REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2014): Returned from Tommy John surgery and went 7-3 with a 3.23 ERA in 15 starts … recorded 50 strikeouts and only 19 walks in 83.2 innings of work … finished tied for 13th in the ACC with seven wins and 18th in innings pitched … concluded the season ranked second on the team in starts, wins and innings pitched … paired with Luke Weaver as the pitching stalwarts for the ‘Noles, appearing every weekend except for the series against Georgia, which was rained out on the final day … went 6.1 innings against No. 1 and national runner-up Virginia (April 26) for his fourth win of the year, a 7-0 FSU victory – marked the first time in 156 games that the Cavaliers had been shut out … career-day against eventual Super Regional participant Maryland (March 9), throwing a complete game, two-hit shutout while striking out 10 and allowing no walks … set career-highs for innings pitched (9.0) and strikeouts (10) against the Terrapins … the shutout against Maryland was the first for a Seminole pitcher since Rhett James in 2004 … allowed two runs over eight innings at North Carolina (May 10), the second longest outing of his career … a week earlier, against Minnesota (May 3), went 7.2 strong innings, allowing only two earned runs on seven hits … surrendered 10 hits against Notre Dame (April 6), all singles, but only gave up one run against the Fighting Irish in the Seminole victory … in his first game since his 2013 injury, threw five innings of one hit ball in the season-opening series against Niagara (Feb. 16) … allowed two earned runs or fewer in 10 of his 15 starts … team went 12-3 in games he started by Compton … went 5-1 with a 3.24 ERA in 10 games against ACC opponents.

SOPHOMORE (2013): Received a medical redshirt after missing the entire 2013 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery to his right elbow.

FRESHMAN (2012): Pitched in the weekend rotation the entire 2012 season combining with fellow freshman teammate Brandon Leibrandt for 20 of Florida State's 50 wins … posted a 12-2 record with a 2.87 ERA in 18 starts in his first season … tied the Florida State school record for wins by a freshman with his victory against Stony Brook in the CWS - fourth freshmen pitcher all-time at FSU to reach 12 wins joining Sean Gilmartin (2009), Ray Revak (1984) and Doug Little (1983) … finished the season tied for the second most wins nationally while leading all freshmen in that category … was the first 10-game winner in the ACC in 2012 and closed out the year as the only player in the league to reach double-digit victories … ranked in the top 10 in the ACC in wins (1st), games started (2nd) and innings pitched (10th) … also finished 13th in the league in ERA en route to earning Second Team All-Conference honors … concluded his freshman campaign with 64 strikeouts in 91.0 innings of work while holding opponents to a .260 batting average … allowed two earned runs or less in 16 of his 18 starts, while yielding no runs three times … first collegiate start and win came against Hofstra (Feb. 19) working 5.0 innings allowing two runs on four hits as he struck out three … posted career-highs in innings pitched (7.2) and strikeouts (8) in a 2-1 victory over Virginia Tech (March 31) … did not allow a run in wins over Florida International  (Feb. 25), at Duke (March 10) and Rhode Island (April 28) … allowed three hits or less in five starts and just two hits in at least six innings of work twice – Florida International (2/25) and Rhode Island (April 28) … made three starts in the NCAA Tournament and picked up wins against Samford (June 3) and Stony Brook (June 17) … worked 6.0 innings in both outings and allowed just two runs … was the pitcher of record in FSU's 5-2 victory over Samford to clinch the Tallahassee Regional … helped Florida State stave off elimination in Omaha as he led the Seminoles to a 12-2 victory over Stony Brook in the College World Series.

Over his four years at Branson High School, posted a record of 21-7 with two saves and a 1.40 ERA in 195 innings of work … registered a school record 243 strikeouts, while issuing just 28 walks in four seasons … named Central Ozark Conference Player of the Year as a junior; garnered COC 1st team pitcher honors in back-to-back seasons as a junior and senior … earned first team pitcher All-State accolades as a junior, followed with All-State Honorable Mention honors after his senior … an Honor Roll student at Branson HS graduating with a 4.2 GPA; member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Son of Mike and Jannine Compton … earned a bachelor’s degree in applied economics in the fall 2014 … currently pursuing a master’s degree in business marketing … born November 5, 1992.

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