A 6-2, 195-pound senior out of Santa Ysabel, California, Sulser was the Ivy League Pitcher of the Year this past spring with a 6-1 record and miniscule 1.40 ERA, which ranks third among Division I pitchers and is the 10th lowest in program history. In 45.0 innings of work, he struck out 52 batters and walked just five while holding the opposition to a .201 batting average. Not only does Sulser rank among the nation's leaders in ERA, but also WHIP (0.80, second), strikeout-to-walk ratio (10.40, third) and walks issued per nine innings (1.0, seventh).
Three times he was selected as the Ivy League Pitcher of the Week during the season, including after his seven-inning, two-hit performance against the nationally ranked Miami Hurricanes on March 3 during which he struck out a season-high 10 batters in a 1-0 Big Green victory.
After establishing himself in the rotation as a sophomore in 2014, Sulser suffered an injury during his final start of that spring, causing him to miss the 2015 campaign. But he returned to Hanover better than ever the following year, posting a 4-1 record and a 2.82 ERA over 38.1 innings in 10 appearances with five starts while striking out 30 batters. For his career, he earned a mark of 13-7 with a 3.48 ERA in 142.1 innings, striking out 124 and walking just 26, nearly a 5-to-1 ratio.
Sulser is the first Ivy Leaguer taken in this year's draft, but the second Sulser from Dartmouth to be selected over the years. His older brother, Cole, was chosen in the 25th round in 2013 by the Cleveland Indians and currently has an unblemished 0.00 ERA in eight appearances and 11.1 relief innings at the AAA level with the Columbus Clippers.
The Sulsers are the second set of brothers drafted out of Dartmouth; left-handed pitcher Russell Young was a 28th-round pick of the Indians in 2008, and LHP Robert Young\ was taken in the 31st round by the Chicago White Sox two years later. Last year the Big Green had two pitchers selected — Duncan Robinson (Chicago Cubs, ninth round) and Michael Danielak (Pirates, 28th round). Danielak returned to Dartmouth finish his collegiate career and is hoping to be chosen again in this year's draft.