2011: Made seven relief appearances during freshman season, posting 1-0 record and 6.75 earned run average. ... Walked three batters and struck out 10 in 12.0 innings. ... Earned lone win with 2.1 hitless innings in 5-4 decision over North Dakota State in only second outing as a collegian. ... Longest outing was 3.2 innings of one-hit relief in no decision of 8-1 victory over Texas-Pan American.
High School: Posted 12-1 record in helping Nederland High School finish 13-1 and win its second-straight District 20-4A championship for coach Cody Robbins in 2010. ... Was Co-Pitcher of the Year in district. ... Also batted .320 and slugged three home runs. ... Went 5-0 during junior season and earned all-district honors as an outfielder with a .333 batting average with one homer. ... Was also all-district pitcher as a sophomore. ... Made the All-District 20-4A All-Academic Team and won Nederland's Algebra II Award.
Personal: Cody P. Laird was born on Dec. 30, 1991 in Nederland, Texas. ... Parents are Donald and Shelba Laird of Nederland. ... Majoring in business. ... Cousin Chris Laird played baseball at Nederland HS and Angelina College.