Talkington finished his sophomore season with a 5.12 ERA in 14 appearances and eight starts. He went 3-1 in April and May and had 39 strikeouts in 45.2 innings. He picked up right where he left off in 2011 when he went 2-1 in seven starts and posted a 2.79 ERA as the MIAA Freshman of the Year. He looked equally impressive with 36 strikeouts in 48.1 innings. He loves to keep hitters off balance with his changeup.
Personal: Talkington was a first team All-State selection in high school and he was the Class 2A Player of the Year as he went 6-2 with 124 strikeouts.