2014 (Freshman Season): 1-3 with a 2.45 ERA and 55 strikeouts in 55.0 innings pitched ... Big Ten Freshman of the Week (3/17) ... 25 appearances was second-most on the team ... tied for the team lead with teammate Ryan Riga in strikeouts (55) ... picked up the save with 3.0 scoreless innings of relief while striking out three against Connecticut (2/ 14) ... tossed 3.0 scoreless, hitless frames to earn the win at UCF (2/21) ... struck out a career-high five batters while allowing two hits over 3.2 scoreless innings at Oregon State (3/ 11) ... tossed 2.0 scoreless innings, striking out four, to earn the save vs. Michigan State (3/23) ... allowed two earned runs while striking out a career-best seven in a career-high 6.1 innings in a no-decision against Northwestern (5/16) ... threw 2.1 scoreless frames in two appearances at 2014 Big Ten Tournament in Omaha with four strikeouts (5/21-22) ... 2014 letterwinner.
Franklin H.S.: Travis is a three-time first team all-conference selection, garnering league player of the year honors twice ... second team All-Ohio as a junior and first team All-Ohio as a senior ... went 10-3 with 100 strikeouts while hitting .488 as a junior ... also excelled on the basketball court, earning all-conference honors three times.
Personal: Travis is the son of Travis and Shawna Lakins ... has a younger brother, Gunner.
Ohio State Edged by Kansas State, 3-2