Koehler was looking forward to college. "You always hope, when you're 17 and have guys watching you pitch, to get drafted," Koehler said. Koehler never faced more than five batters in any frame, allowing four hits and two walks while striking out seven. After lowering his ERA to a team-best 2.25 through nine starts, Koehler looks like the pitching staff's de facto ace going forward. He was talented enough at New Rochelle High to receive interest from scouts, and that interest carried over to Stony Brook, where he pitched four years and helped lead the Seawolves to a berth in the NCAA tournament his senior season.