Scouting Dwan: Should see time as a starter in the weekend rotation...left-hander with a high-80s fastball and effective off-speed pitches...showed the ability to pitch at a very high level at times in 2006...looking to improve consistency in 2007.
2006: Academic All-Big Ten selection...pitched a career-high 64.0 innings in 13 starts...led the team with 58 strikeouts, which was also a career best...tied for third in the Big Ten with four runners picked off...struck out eight without allowing a run in seven innings of work in no decision vs. Sacred Heart (3/5)...fanned seven in no decision against Rhode Island (3/11)...named Big Ten Pitcher of the Week after tossing a one-hit, complete-game shutout with six strikeouts at Purdue (4/8)...struck out a career-high 10 batters and gave up just two runs in seven innings in win at Northwestern (5/14).
2005: Made 11 appearances on the rubber, starting in four...posted a 1-2 record in 15.1 innings pitched, with an ERA of 9.39...fanned two batters in 1.0 inning pitched against Brown (3/6)...recorded a season-high three strikeouts against Central Michigan (4/27) in 2.2 innings...threw 3.0 innings against Michigan (5/1), striking out two.
2004: Academic All-Big Ten selection...made 16 appearances, including nine starts, for the Spartans...posted a 3-1 record with a 6.82 ERA in 34.1 innings pitched...was 2-1 in Big Ten play...earned his first collegiate win in relief with three strikeouts against Wayne State (4/13)...scattered three hits and struck out three batters against Purdue (4/25)...recorded a career-high four strikeouts against Michigan (5/1) and Northwestern (5/22).
2003: Medical redshirt.
High School: Three-year letterwinner...three-time all-conference honoree and two-time all-area selection...named team captain his senior year...compiled a 25-5 record in high school, throwing 259 strikeouts in 212 innings...owns school strikeout, innings-pitched and doubles record...second in school history in wins (25)...led team to a No. 7 state ranking his junior year...also lettered in soccer.
Personal: Born Aug. 4, 1983, to John and Judith Dwan...a supply chain management/advertising major...biggest baseball influence is his father...favorite player is Mark Grace...his grandfather played basketball for Loyola University (Chicago) and the NBA's Minneapolis Lakers...earned a spot on the MSU baseball "Top 9 Club" for the second year in a row.
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