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Blazer Baseball Table of Contents Blazer Baseball (1-6) Quick Facts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Athletic Department . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Media Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Media Outlets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UAB Baseball Online . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gameday Experience. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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2012 Season Outlook (7-14) 2012 Season Preview. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-9 Roster Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-11 2012 Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Opponent SID Contacts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Conference USA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Coaches & Support Staff (15-24) Head Coach Brian Shoop. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16-18 Assistant Coach Perry Roth. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Assistant Coach Josh Hopper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Volunteer Assistant Coach Ron Polk. . . . . . . . . . 21 Director of Baseball Operations Ben Drust. . . . . 22 Student Managers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Support Staff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Diamond Girls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Player Profiles/2011 Review (26-54) Returning Players. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26-41 Newcomers/2011 Redshirts . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42-49

2011 Season Recap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50-51 2011 Results. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 2011 Final Statistics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 2011 Conference USA Recap. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 History & Records (55-84) Career Records. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56-57 Single-Season Records. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58-59 Single-Game Records. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Team Records. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Year-By-Year Statistical Leaders. . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Year-By-Year Team Stats & Records . . . . . . . . . . 63 All-Time Results. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64-73 All-Time Series Records. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 Honors & Awards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 All-Time Letterwinners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76-77 All-Time Uniform Numbers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78-79 Young Memorial Field. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80-82 Harry “The Hat” Walker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 Blazers In The Pros. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84 This Is UAB (85-105) Administration. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86-87 UAB’s “Proud Past, Bright Future”. . . . . . . . . 88-90 Blazer Highlights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91 UAB All-Americans. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 Excellence At The Next Level . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93

Gene Bartow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94 UAB “At A Glance”. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95-97 Sports Medicine. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98-99 Academic Services. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100-101 Strength & Conditioning. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102-103 Campus Recreation Center. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104 Birmingham “The Magic City” . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105 Credits The 2012 UAB Baseball Information Guide is a production of the UAB Athletic Media Relations office. Editor/Designer: Ben Warnick, assistant director of athletic media relations, with assistance from Provations Group (Nicholasville, Ky.). Contributions and Editorial Assistance: Norm Reilly, Tyson Mathews and all former UAB baseball sports information directors. Cover Concept/ Design: Provations Group. Photography provided by: Ashley Fleming, Steve Wood, Nik Layman, David Lann, Bobby McDuffie, Sideline Sports, Cincinnati Reds, Kansas City Royals, Greensboro Grasshoppers, Greeneville Astros, Idaho Falls Chukars, Tennessee Tech Athletics, Dallas Baptist Athletics, Memphis Athletics, Mississippi State Athletics, Pulaski Mariners, West Michgan White Caps and Conference USA.

Quick Facts General Information School. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UAB University of Alabama at Birmingham City/Zip. . . . . . . . . . . . . Birmingham, AL/35294-1160 Founded. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1969 Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17,545 President . . . . Dr. Carol Garrison (No. Carolina, ‘74) Athletics Director. . . . . . . . . Brian Mackin (UAB, ‘83) Faculty Rep. . . . . Dr. Frank Messina (W. Alabama, ‘86) Nickname. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Blazers School Colors . . . . . . . . . . Forest Green and Old Gold Home Field. . . . . . . . . Jerry D. Young Memorial Field Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,000 Surface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grass Dimensions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 330-370-400-360-330 Press Box Phone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (205) 934-0200 Affiliation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA Division I Conference. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Conference USA (C-USA) Athletic Department Phone . . . . . . . (205) 975-8221 Website. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . www.uabsports.com Position Starters Returning/Lost. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6/3 Letterwinners Returning/Lost. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16/7 Position Players Returning/Lost . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14/3 Pitchers Returning/Lost. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13/5 Newcomers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

2011 Information 2011 Record. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29-28 2011 Conference USA Record/Finish. . . . . . 9-15/8th 2011 Home Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18-9 2011 Road Record. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-14 2011 Neutral Record. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-5 History First Season . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 All-Time Record. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 914-867-1 (.513) Number of Years in NCAA/Last. . . . . . . . . . . . 1/1991 Last Postseason Opponent. . . . . . . . Oklahoma State Result . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L, 8-7 (10), May 26, 1991 NCAA Central Regional (Austin, Texas) Coaches Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brian Shoop Alma Mater . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Malone (Ohio), ‘80 Record at School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139-146 (5 years) Career Record. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 831-453-1 (22 years) Assistant Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Perry Roth Alma Mater . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Greenville (Ill.), ‘97 Assistant Coach (Pitching). . . . . . . . . . . . Josh Hopper Alma Mater . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Berry (Ga.), ‘99 Volunteer Assistant Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ron Polk Alma Mater . . . . . . . . . . . . Grand Canyon (Ariz.), ‘65 Director of Baseball Operations. . . . . . . . . Ben Drust Alma Mater . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UAB, ‘09 Baseball Office Phone. . . . . . . . . . . . (205) 996-9420

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Support Staff Athletic Trainer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Matt Fisher Academic Advisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Josh Watson Baseball Administrator . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shannon Ealy Compliance Officer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Corey Bray Director of Facilities. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Reid Adair Adair’s Email. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . reid@uab.edu Adair’s Phone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (205) 934-8154 Media Relations Associate AD for Media Relations. . . . . . Norm Reilly Associate Director. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Aaron Jordan Assistant Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tyson Mathews Assistant Director (Baseball). . . . . . . . . . Ben Warnick Warnick’s E-mail. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . warnick@uab.edu Warnick’s Office Phone. . . . . . . . . . . (205) 934-0725 Warnick’s Cell Phone. . . . . . . . . . . . . (205) 908-7890 Media Relations Assistant. . . . . . . . . . Lauren Rupert Media Relations Phone. . . . . . . . . . . (205) 934-0722 Media Relations Fax. . . . . . . . . . . . . . (205) 934-7505 Mailing Address. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bartow 105 1530 Third Avenue South Birmingham, AL 35294-1160


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Athletics Staff Directory

Phone: (205) 934-0722 | Fax: (205) 934-7505

Norm Reilly Associate Athletics Director nreilly@uab.edu

Tyson Mathews Assistant Director tmathews@uab.edu

Baseball Staff Head Coach Brian Shoop. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 934-5181 Assistant Coach Perry Roth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 934-5184 Assistant Coach Josh Hopper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 934-5182 Volunteer Assistant Coach Ron Polk. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 996-9628 Director of Baseball Operations Ben Drust. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 996-9420

AARON JORDAN Associate Director jordana@uab.edu

Ben Warnick Assistant Director warnick@uab.edu

Baseball Mailing Address: U236 1212 University Blvd. Birmingham, AL 35294

Lauren Rupert Media Relations Assistant lrupert@uab.edu

CALL US UAB Please note that there are only two correct versions of our name: the acronym, “UAB” or the full, “University of Alabama at Birmingham.”

We are:

UAB or University of Alabama at Birmingham

We are not:

Alabama-Birmingham, Ala.-Birm., Ala.-Birmingham or U.A.B.

Athletic Department Athletics Director Brian Mackin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 934-0766 Senior Associate AD for External Affairs Shannon Ealy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 934-1900 Senior Associate AD/SWA Derita Ratcliffe. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 975-6283 Associate AD for Financial Affairs Tim Moore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 975-8221 Associate AD for Ticketing/Football Administration Matt Wildt. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 975-8216 Associate AD for Media Relations Norm Reilly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 934-0722 Associate AD for Academic Services Danez Marrable. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 996-9972 Associate AD for Compliance Corey Bray. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 975-3051 Associate AD for Development Leon Ryan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 975-0890 Assistant AD for Financial Affairs Dave Henze . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 934-3040 Manager of Facilities and Operations Reid Adair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 934-8154 Assistant AD for Athletic Training Mike Jones. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 975-9255 Director of Physical Development Stacey Torman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 934-8301 Faculty Athletics Representative Dr. Frank Messina . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 934-8827 (All numbers are in the 205 area code) Athletic Media Relations Mailing Address: Bartow 105 1530 Third Avenue South Birmingham, AL 35294 Overnight Shipping Address: 617 13th Street South (Bartow Arena) Birmingham, AL 35294

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Media Information Note to the Media The 2012 UAB Baseball Media Guide has been assembled in an effort to assist you in your coverage of the Blazers. We have tried to anticipate many of your questions and hope the answers can easily be found on the following pages. However, if you have any additional questions or needs, please do not hesitate to contact the UAB Athletic Media Relations Office at (205) 934-0722. We appreciate your interest in UAB baseball and look forward to working with you throughout the year. There are certain policies and procedures laid out on this page by which we ask you to abide. These policies and procedures are designed to take your needs, as well as the needs of our student-athletes and coaches, into consideration and to create a good working situation for all. Coach Interviews All requests for interviews with head coach Brian Shoop and assistant coaches should be made through the Athletic Media Relations office. Please contact Ben Warnick, assistant director of media relations, to make the necessary arrangements. Player Interviews Interviews with our student-athletes are encouraged. All player interviews must be arranged through the Athletic Media Relations office. This policy is intended to ensure that all requests are filled, as well to ensure that interviews are conducted at the best time for both the media representative and the studentathlete. Players are usually available before and after practice, depending upon class schedules. Telephone interviews may also be arranged. Every effort will be made to arrange telephone interviews; however, players’ telephone numbers will not be given out. Student-athletes are instructed not to participate in telephone interviews unless they are arranged through Tyson Mathews in the Athletic Media Relations office.

NCAA Guidelines & the Media Media representatives should be aware of several NCAA rules that apply to student-athletes. • Coaches and university officials cannot make comments on prospective student-athletes until they sign a National Letter of Intent. A coach cannot comment on a prospective student-athlete who has only verbally committed. • Student-athletes are not permitted to endorse commercial products. • Student-athletes may not be used in advertisements or endorsements of products, including media-related publications. • Photographers cannot provide student-athletes with free photographs or slides. Media Credentials Please contact Ben Warnick in the Athletic Media Relations office to arrange for press and photo credentials for each Blazer home game. Scouts are also welcome to request credentials for each home game; however, working members of the media will be given priority for assigned seating. Radio The Young Memorial Field press box is set up to host visiting radio. Please contact Ben Warnick in the Athletic Media Relations office at least one week prior to the contest to make arrangements for your broadcast. Due to limited space in the press box, in the case that UAB’s Blazer Sports Network is also providing a broadcast, an area will be set up outside of the press box for visiting radio. We apologize for the inconvenience and will do everything to ensure that your visit to Young Memorial Field is an adequate and enjoyable one.

Dorms, Locker Rooms & Training Facilities Student-athletes’ dorm rooms and apartments, the locker room, the training facilities and weight rooms are off limits at all times to everyone except authorized personnel. The same policy applies to the UAB locker room at road venues. Baseball Practices Most UAB baseball practices are open to the media. Please call the Athletic Media Relations office to confirm practice times, to let us know of your plans to attend practice and to make specific interview requests. Taped interviews may be conducted before or after practice but only with prior arrangement through Ben Warnick in the Athletic Media Relations office.

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Media Services • Fax and e-mail service for post-game information is available. Please make your request prior to the day of the game with Ben Warnick in the Athletic Media Relations office. • Stat monitors can be provided for “live” media at UAB home games. Please notify the Athletic Media Relations office if you will need a monitor for your onair production. • Stat packets and updated cumulative season statistics will be available in the press box following each home contest. Telephones and fax machines are available in the Athletic Media Relations office. • Game programs, game notes and updated statistics will be available in the press box upon your arrival at each UAB home game.

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Media Outlets Blazer Sports Network Radio The Blazer Sports Network and WJOX-AM 690 have partnered to bring Birmingham-area fans more UAB baseball in 2012. The station will carry at least 12 games this season with the possibility for more. Additionally, numerous broadcasts will be available online through the All-Access package at www. uabsports.com. The Blazer Sports Network will also carry David Crane all postseason games for UAB. David Crane, “The Voice of the Blazers” and Director of Broadcasting for the Blazer Sports Network, is in his fifth season as the play-by-play commentator for UAB baseball. In addition to Blazer baseball games, Crane is also the play-by-play voice for UAB football and men’s basketball. Prior to his arrival at UAB, Crane spent 11 years as a member of the University of Alabama’s broadcast team, where he worked extensively with the Crimson Tide baseball program. The Decatur, Ala., native is a 1994 graduate of the University of Alabama. Crane spent nine seasons working with the Crimson Tide baseball program, including the 1999 season that resulted in a trip to the College World Series in Omaha, Neb.

2012 WJOX-AM 690 Radio Schedule March 27 . . . Alabama (Regions Park) . . . 6:30 p.m. (6:20 air) April 3. . . . . . Troy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:30 p.m. (6:20 air) April 13. . . . . Tulane. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:30 p.m. (6:20 air) April 14. . . . . Tulane. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2:00 p.m. (1:50 air) April 17. . . . . Samford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:30 p.m. (6:20 air) April 29. . . . . Houston. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:30 a.m. (11:20 air) May 9 . . . . . . Jacksonville State . . . . . . . . 6:30 p.m. (6:20 air) May 17 . . . . . Southern Miss. . . . . . . . . . . 6:30 p.m. (6:20 air) May 18 . . . . . Southern Miss. . . . . . . . . . . 6:30 p.m. (6:20 air) May 19 . . . . . Southern Miss. . . . . . . . . . 1:00 p.m. (12:50 air) May 23-26 . . Conference USA Tournament. . . . . . . . . . . . TBA

*More games could be added.

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The Associated Press 201 Monroe Street, Suite 1940 Montgomery, AL 36104 800-821-3737 (phone) 334-265-7177 (fax) 334-262-5947 (out of state) John Zenor (Sports) E-mail: moge@ap.org, jzenor@ap.org

ABC 33/40 P.O. Box 360039 Birmingham, AL 35236 982-3988 (phone) • 982-3942 (fax) Mike Raita (Sports Director) E-mail: miker@abc3340 Jeff Speegle, Sarah Jane Harris

The Birmingham News 2000 4th Avenue North Birmingham, AL 35203-3840 325-2431 (phone) • 325-2425 (fax) Tom Arenberg (Sports Editor) Steve Irvine (UAB Beat Writer) E-mail: sirvine@bhamnews.com 532-4175 Kevin Scarbinsky (Columnist) Ray Melick (Columnist) The Birmingham Times (Weekly) 115 3rd Avenue West Birmingham, AL 35204 251-5158 (phone) • 323-2294 (fax) UAB Reporter (Campus, Weekly) Birmingham, AL 35294-0113 934-2040 (phone) • 934-7911 (fax) Grant Martin (Reporter) Kaleidoscope (Student, Weekly) HUC 135 Birmingham, AL 35294-1150 934-3354 (phone) • 934-8050 (fax) E-mail: sports@insideuab.com

Radio Citadel Broadcasting 244 Goodwin Crest Drive Suite 116 Birmingham, AL 35209 945-6781 (phone) • 945-6748 (fax) WJOX 100.5 FM/WJOX 690 AM (UAB Radio Flagship) 244 Goodwin Crest Drive Birmingham, AL 35209 942-6690 (phone) • 945-3999 (fax) Ryan Haney (Program Director) E-mail: ryan.haney@citcomm.com Jay Barker, Ryan Brown, Al Del Greco, Jim Dunaway, Paul Finebaum, Tony Kurre Blazeradio (Student) HUC 151 Birmingham, AL 35294-1150 975-9259 (phone) • 975-9250 (fax) E-mail: blazeradio@uab.edu

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CBS 42 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham, AL 35209 488-4237 (phone) • 320-2722 (fax) Jim Dunaway (Sports Director) B.J. Millican FOX 6 P.O. Box 6 Birmingham, AL 35201 583-4345 (phone) • 583-4356 (fax) Rick Karle (Sports Director) Sheldon Haygood, Mike Dubberly E-mail: sports@wbrc.com NBC 13 P.O. Box 10502 Birmingham, AL 35202 558-7348 (phone) • 323-3314 (fax) Don Hawes (Sports Director) E-mail: dhawes@wvtm.com * Area code is 205 for all phone numbers unless otherwise noted.


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Follow UAB Baseball All Season

UAB Blazers

Follow the Blazers baseball team all season long through a variety of social media avenues provided to you by the UAB athletics department. Facebook, Twitter and the newest feature Cover It Live can be viewed and provide interaction for fans throughout the season. Cover It Live is a live chat room that UAB will be providing during baseball contests throughout the 2012 season. It allows fans to ask questions, answer polls and find out additional information about the team through the live chat feature. Ben Warnick, assistant media relations director, will filter through appropriate questions over the course of each game and provide responses. Not all fan questions or comments will be posted. The live chat is free of charge and will be available for all UAB baseball games in 2012. In addition to the social media availability, UAB will be providing live video streaming for all home contests through UABsports.com for a monthly fee of $9.99. UABsports.com will also feature Gametracker for all games this season, free of charge.

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Gameday Experience Thousands of fans passed through the gates at Young Memorial Field in 2011 to take in the UAB baseball gameday experience. The Blazer Diamond Girls and the UAB Marketing department serve as the driving forces behind the UAB baseball gameday experience. The Diamond Girls serve as a vital component of the UAB baseball program, assisting with a wide-range of tasks from running merchandise tables at home games to assisting the coaching staff with day-to-day administrative duties and serving as “Bat Girls.” A very visible fixture at UAB home games, the Diamond Girls help with promotional efforts across campus in an effort to improve attendance at Blazer home games. They also assist the UAB Marketing department with in-game promotions to help provide fans with an enjoyable gameday experience. “The Diamond Girls have done a great job accepting our ideas, and they have been eager to help out and have done so with smiles on their faces,” said UAB assistant coach Perry Roth. “We believe that the Diamond Girls help make gamedays at Young Memorial Field a fun place to be for students and fans.” The Diamond Girls have been involved with the team’s “Bowling Night,” “100-Inning Wiffleball Game” and “Meet the Team Banquet.” Behind the scenes, the girls assist the staff with mailings and other administrative office tasks. See the Diamond Girls on page 24.

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2012 Season Outlook

2011 Season Preview > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > 8-9 2011 Roster Information > > > > > > > > > > > > 10-11 2011 Schedule > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > 12 Opponent SID Contact Info > > > > > > > > > > > > 13 Conference USA> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > 14

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2012 Season Preview The 2012 UAB baseball team returns six position starters along with last season’s Conference USA Newcomer of the Year in Dillon Napoleon. The Blazers look for their fourth straight winning season under head coach Brian Shoop. Here is a position-by-position breakdown of this year’s squad. PITCHERS The 2012 UAB pitching staff returns seven arms from last season’s club that posted the lowest team ERA in nearly 20 years. Under the guidance of pitching coach Josh Hopper, the staff also recorded its third lowest opponent’s batting average in program history. Coach Shoop sees the staff as a whole, thanks to added depth from an impressive incoming class along with gained experience from the returners, as a strong point for the Blazers, most notably the starting rotation. Shoop hopes that the injury bug will steer clear of the UAB mound in 2012, as injuries have plagued the staff over the past few seasons. Dillon Napoleon returns as the staff ace and his accolades speak for themselves, taking home C-USA Newcomer of the Year and earning a nod on the all-conference second team in his first year in Green and Gold. The senior was also one of only four pitchers named to the league’s 2012 preseason team after an impressive campaign as a junior. “If Napoleon is healthy he is a legitimate Friday night guy and if (Ben) Bullard is healthy, he is a solid Saturday starter for us,” Shoop said. The right-hander sported a 5-3 record and 2.87 ERA over 13 starts totaling 84.2 innings. He shifts into the No. 1 spot in the rotation with the departure of Ryan Woolley who graduated and was selected in the 13th round of the Major League Baseball amateur draft.

the Blazers over the hump on Sunday afternoons this season.

capable of being on the backend of games as well,” Shoop said.

“(Sunday) has been a hard day for us and has a lot to do with our pitching depth” Shoop said. “If Busby is healthy, which he was not last year, he has the ability and certainly the mentality. We have a lot of leaders, but if you had to point to one, that’s the guy.

Shoop also mentioned Busby as a possible candidate to pitch in crucial late-game situations.

“Our weekend rotation, if healthy, can be a potential strength for us.” The closer’s role and rest of the bullpen roles have not been as clearly defined prior to start of the season. Senior Ryan Nance returns to the Blazers bullpen after serving the ’11 campaign as both the team closer and as an outfielder. Nance was nearly perfect at the start of the season, as he did not allow a run over his first 11 appearances, totaling 14.2 innings. During that stretch, he collected seven saves and surrendered just five hits, while totaling 22 strikeouts. Towards the end of the season, the stopper had difficulty finishing off games. “Ryan Nance had a great first half of the year, struggled the second half of the year and lost his confidence,” Shoop said. “He is capable and is a great kid. He is going to pitch and help us in some capacity, whether that is the closer or something else, he is going to play a big role.” Another righty that is a possible option to serve as closer in true freshman Chase Davis from Montgomery, Ala. Davis pitched at Alabama Christian Academy and was named an Alabama All-State Class 4A selection as a senior. “Chase Davis has big time stuff and he is

Other freshman faces that join Davis in the bullpen include a pair of Alabama arms in Dylan Munger and Alex Luna. Munger is a southpaw from Muscle Shoals High School, while Luna toed the rubber at Grissom High School. “That threesome of freshmen can help us this season. We haven’t brought in a group of young arms of that capacity until this year,” Shoop said. Another lefty for Shoop is David Hayes, who has pitched both as a midweek starter and out of the bullpen. The fineness, strike thrower defeated Alabama last season and will again be used in different roles throughout the season. Sophomore Chase Mallard is also expected to pitch in a similar role to Hayes, as both a reliever and midweek starter. Last season, Mallard finished with a 3.20 ERA making 13 appearances, two starts, totaling 25.1 innings. The wildcard pitcher for Shoop is right-hander Tyler Johnson. A native of Trussville, Ala., Johnson has battled injuries throughout his collegiate career. Johnson was a standout at Hewitt-Trussville High School, but has since missed two seasons due to injury and sat out an additional year when transferring to UAB from Mississippi State. The staff also includes righties Tanner Bryant, Ruben Tresgallo and Edwin Reyes, along with lefties Sam Kelley and Tom Sawyer, with all but Bryant redshirting last season. Catcher Jacob German could also see time on the mound as he did a year ago to round out the staff. “We have 16 arms and depth is better than we have ever had,” Shoop said.

The number two slot in the Blazer rotation will go to righty Ben Bullard. A quality and reliable arm for Shoop over his first two years in Birmingham, Bullard owns a career record of 10-2.

Ben Bullard

Used primarily in long relief situations, Bullard finished last season with a 5-1 record and 3.42 ERA in 55.1 innings. He appeared in 19 games, making two starts and captured a C-USA Pitcher of the Week award. The key spot in the weekend rotation will be the Sunday starter. During Shoop’s time with the Blazers, UAB is over .500 on both Fridays and Saturdays, but on Sundays the team is 26-34. Shoop feels that senior Michael Busby not only has the skill, but also the willpower to get

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2012 Season Preview CATCHERS Incumbents in junior Harry Clark and sophomore Jacob German are back after splitting duties behind the dish last season. The duo is interchangeable, with Clark hitting from the left side, while German hits right-handed.

Patrick Palmeiro

OUTFIELDERS A big void was left in center field with the departure of First Team All-C-USA player Jamal Austin, who was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in 13th round. However, the Blazers return a strong nucleus of players that will roam the outfield for Shoop.

Clark, who saw a larger portion of the at-bats, hit for a .256 batting average with 12 RBI and reached base at a .351 clip.

Junior Ryan Ussery will make the shift over from right field to center. He finished last season with a .301 batting average, three homers, 16 RBI and a .376 on-base percentage.

“It is nice that it’s a right-left combo and we are comfortable with either one at the position,” Shoop said. The Clark and German combo was extremely effective, with the help of the UAB pitchers, at nabbing base stealers. The duo threw out nearly 47 percent of runners, catching 23 out of 49 total attempts. Those numbers were even more impressive in league contests, erasing 13 of 21 base runners (61.9 percent). The pair also proved to be a stonewall behind the plate, allowing just six passed balls all season and committing only four total errors. Redshirt freshman Tyler Mims is another catcher that will push both Clark and German for playing time. INFIELDERS Shoop has always put a high importance on team defense, which was showcased a season ago as the Blazers registered a .975 fielding percentage, ranking 25th in the country. The defense buckled down even more in league contests, finishing with the best tally of all conference teams in C-USA games at .983. UAB returns three of four starters in the infield with John Frost (first base), Keith DePew (second base) and Patrick Palmeiro (third base), but the key will be who takes over at shortstop for graduate Nick Crawford. “Nick is a huge loss, he is our biggest loss,” Shoop said. “Jamal (Austin) and (Ryan) Woolley were big losses for us too, but the biggest loss was Nicky because he led the league in assists and was a solid shortstop. Our No. 1 question is who is going to be our second middle infielder besides Keith (DePew).” Shoop has plenty of options to sift through for the position, including two returners in Matt Morse and Tyler Hamby along with newcomers Tanner Bryant, Wes Kent and Todd Wilkinson. Morse was used primarily off the bench and Shoop feels he is a player that brings lots of intangibles, while Hamby sat out with a redshirt. The trio of new faces in the middle infield includes a JUCO transfer in Bryant and truefreshmen Kent and Wilkinson.

Busby and Reyes are other viable options for Shoop at the corner infield spots.

Bryant pitched and played shortstop at Southern Union State CC, where he helped lead his team to the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) Championship. Kent hails from Fairhope High School where he hit .379 his senior season, while Wilkinson played at Hazel Green High School. Both players were named Preseason Under Armour All-Americans before their senior seasons and were named top-100 in-state players in Alabama. “They are all in the mix and very interchangeable,” Shoop said. “We put a higher value on defense versus offense. We tell the kids all the time, whoever defends the best is going to play.” Shoop has also kicked around the idea of moving DePew over from second to shortstop, where he excelled defensively last year. In 2011, DePew started all 57 games at the two-bagger, committing only three errors (.989). In fact, in 24 C-USA contests, he was the only middle infielder in the league to not commit a miscue. On the corners, the UAB has two staples in the middle of its lineup in Frost and Palmeiro. “We will take those two (Frost and Palmeiro) versus anybody’s corner infielders,” Shoop said. “They will both hit in the middle of the order, are strong defensively and they are both leaders.” Frost, like DePew, was a stellar defender as he too did not commit an error in C-USA play. He finished second on the team in RBI with 40, while clubbing six doubles and three homers. Palmeiro is back as one of the primary power sources in the Blazer lineup. The senior hit .284 last year, and led the team in homers (8), RBI (43), slugging percentage (.462) and total bases (109).

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The two corner positions will most likely be filled by senior Coy Arrowood (right field) and sophomore Ivan De Jesus (left field). In his first season with the Blazers in 2011, Arrowood earned himself a spot in the lineup, making 25 starts and playing in 41 total games. He collected a .309 batting average and made just one error in the outfield. “When we recruited Arrowood I told him he would be the fourth outfielder, and he ended up winning a job last year,” Shoop said. “He is very good defensively. He runs well and throws unbelievably. When those two (Arrowood and Ussery) are in the outfield that is two plus-plus outfielders and in the era of the new bat, the outfield defense is critical.” Last season, De Jesus battled through injuries and struggled in his freshman campaign. The former sixth round pick had a set back due a broken ankle and never found his groove. Shoop expects a big turnaround from De Jesus. “Ivan was hurt last year and we rushed him back. If you go out and watch BP he stands out to you. There is a lot of talent there, he just has to gain confidence. He missed so much time with a broken ankle and it wasn’t fair to him. He is a very capable outfielder for us,” Shoop said. Another player vying for time in the outfield is freshman Jeff Schalk. Schalk, who was drafted in the 46th round, could also see him at designated hitter along with in the outfield. The Wheaton, Ill., native holds school records at Wheaton North HS for career homers (17) and RBI (100), and was compared by Shoop to former Blazer power great Luke Stewart, who led C-USA in homers in 2010. Chase Davis, freshman Griffin Gum and sophomore Ryan Prinzing all add depth and are in the mix to see time in the outfield.


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Roster Information Numerical Roster No. 1 2 3 5 6 8 9 10 11 12 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 33 34 36 41 42 44 50

Name Tyler Hamby Ryan Nance Keith DePew Tyler Mims Todd Wilkinson Chase Mallard Ryan Prinzing Jeff Schalk Chase Davis Jacob German Wes Holley Sam Kelley Wes Kent Matt Morse Tanner Bryant Ryan Ussery Michael Busby Edwin Reyes Alex Luna John Frost Dillon Napoleon Ivan De Jesus Tyler Johnson Griffin Gum Patrick Palmeiro David Hayes Dylan Munger Coy Arrowood Harry Clark Ruben Tresgallo Ben Bullard Aaron Warren Tom Sawyer

Pos. INF RHP INF C INF RHP OF OF/1B RHP/OF C/RHP RHP LHP/1B INF INF INF/RHP OF RHP/INF RHP/INF RHP INF RHP OF RHP OF INF/OF LHP LHP OF C/1B RHP RHP RHP LHP

Alphabetical B/T Ht./Wt. R/R 5-10/170 L/R 5-11/195 R/R 6-0/190 R/R 5-11/210 R/R 5-9/160 R/R 6-2/185 L/R 5-10/190 L/R 6-3/215 R/R 6-0/190 R/R 6-0/180 R/R 6-2/200 L/L 6-3/210 R/R 5-10/175 R/R 6-0/180 R/R 6-2/195 R/R 5-10/170 R/R 6-3/205 R/R 6-3/195 R/R 6-5/195 R/R 6-1/185 R/R 6-4/220 R/R 6-0/180 R/R 6-2/205 R/R 6-2/180 R/R 6-1/205 L/L 6-2/200 L/L 6-3/185 R/R 6-0/185 L/R 6-2/200 R/R 6-1/205 R/R 6-1/250 R/R 6-7/195 L/L 6-3/210

Cl. Hometown (Previous School) R-Fr. Moody, Ala. (Moody) Sr. Brandon, Miss. (Hinds CC) Sr. Trussville, Ala. (Hewitt-Trussville) R-Fr. Hoover, Ala. (Hoover) Fr. Hazel Green, Ala. (Hazel Green) So. Cullman, Ala. (Cullman) So. Oswego, Ill. (Oswego) Fr. Wheaton, Ill. (Wheaton North) Fr. Montgomery, Ala. (Alabama Christian Academy) Jr. Hoschton, Ga. (Mill Creek) R-Jr. Moulton, Ala. (Wallace State CC) R-Fr. Moundville, Ala. (Southern Academy) Fr. Fairhope, Ala. (Fairhope) So. Sandwich, Ill. (Sandwich) Jr. Newnan, Ga. (Southern Union State CC) Jr. Marietta, Ga. (Pope) Sr. Vicksburg, Miss. (Hinds CC) R-Fr. Madison, Ala. (Bob Jones) Fr. Huntsville, Ala. (Grissom) Jr. Decatur, Ala. (Decatur) Sr. Winnetka, Ill. (Heartland CC) So. San Juan, Puerto Rico (Cupeyville) R-Jr. Trussville, Ala. (Mississippi State) Fr. Charlotte, N.C. (Charlotte Christian School) Sr. Colleyville, Texas (Howard College) Sr. Homewood, Ala. (Shelton State CC) Fr. Muscle Shoals, Ala. (Muscle Shoals) Sr. Northport, Ala. (Shelton State CC) Jr. Memphis, Tenn. (White Station) R-So. Guaynabo, Puerto Rico (Central Methodist) Jr. Decatur, Ala. (Austin) R-Fr. Tyrone, Ga. (Sandy Creek) R-Jr. Robertsdale, Ala. (Alabama Southern CC)

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Brian Shoop Perry Roth Josh Hopper Ron Polk Ben Drust

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Arrowood, Coy Bryant, Tanner Bullard, Ben Busby, Michael Clark, Harry Davis, Chase De Jesus, Ivan DePew, Keith Frost, John German, Jacob Gum, Griffin Hamby, Tyler Hayes, David Holley, Wes Johnson, Tyler Kelley, Sam Kent, Wes Luna, Alex Mallard, Chase Mims, Tyler Morse, Matt Munger, Dylan Nance, Ryan Napoleon, Dillon Palmeiro, Patrick Prinzing, Ryan Reyes, Edwin Sawyer, Tom Schalk, Jeff Tresgallo, Ruben Ussery, Ryan Warren, Aaron Wilkinson, Todd

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Head Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Volunteer Assistant Coach Director of Operations

Pronunciation Guide Ivan De Jesus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . de-HAY-soos Keith DePew. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . de-PEW Edwin Reyes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RAY-es Ruben Tresgallo. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . tres-GY-oh Ryan Ussery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . US-er-ee

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Top Row (Left to Right): Manager Adam Brookins, Manager Cole O’Neal, Equipment Manager Ryan Williams, Assistant Coach Perry Roth, Assistant Coach Josh Hopper, Head Coach Brian Shoop, Volunteer Assistant Ron Polk, Athletic Trainer Matt Fisher, Director of Baseball Operations Ben Drust. Standing: #20 Michael Busby, #14 Wes Holley, #50 Tom Sawyer, #33 Dylan Munger, #22 Alex Luna, #44 Aaron Warren, #24 Dillon Napoleon, #21 Edwin Reyes, #10 Jeff Schalk, #15 Sam Kelley, #28 Patrick Palmeiro, #18 Tanner Bryant, #8 Chase Mallard. Kneeling: #12 Jacob German, #36 Harry Clark, #23 John Frost, #41 Ruben Tresgallo, #29 David Hayes, #27 Griffin Gum, #26 Tyler Johnson, #25 Ivan De Jesus, #11 Chase Davis, #42 Ben Bullard. Sitting: #16 Wes Kent, #6 Todd Wilkinson, #1 Tyler Hamby, #5 Tyler Mims, #19 Ryan Ussery, #34 Coy Arrowood, #3 Keith DePew, #17 Matt Morse, #9 Ryan Prinzing, #2 Ryan Nance.

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2012 Schedule Date Opponent Location Feb. 17 (Fri.) at Clemson Clemson, S.C. (Doug Kingsmore Stadium) Feb. 18 (Sat.) at Clemson Clemson, S.C. (Doug Kingsmore Stadium) Feb. 19 (Sun.) at Clemson Clemson, S.C. (Doug Kingsmore Stadium) Feb. 21 (Tues.) at Alabama State Montgomery, Ala. (Wheeler-Watkins Complex) Feb. 24 (Fri.) BALL STATE Young Memorial Field Feb. 25 (Sat.) BALL STATE Young Memorial Field Feb. 26 (Sun.) BALL STATE Young Memorial Field Feb. 28 (Tues.) at Jacksonville State Jacksonville, Ala. (Rudy Abbott Field) Feb. 29 (Wed.) JACKSONVILLE STATE Young Memorial Field March 2 (Fri.) UTAH Young Memorial Field March 3 (Sat.) UTAH Young Memorial Field March 4 (Sun.) UTAH Young Memorial Field March 6 (Tues.) at Troy Troy, Ala. (Riddle-Pace Field) March 7 (Wed.) ALABAMA STATE Young Memorial Field March 9 (Fri.) PENN STATE Young Memorial Field March 10 (Sat.) PENN STATE Young Memorial Field March 11 (Sun.) PENN STATE Young Memorial Field March 13 (Tues.) at Kennesaw State Kennesaw, Ga. (Stillwell Stadium) March 16 (Fri.) vs. Connecticut^ Conway, S.C. (Watson Stadium) March 17 (Sat.) vs. Michigan^ Myrtle Beach, S.C. (BB&T Park) March 18 (Sun.) at Coastal Carolina^ Conway, S.C. (Watson Stadium) March 21 (Wed.) at Jacksonville State Jacksonville, Ala. (Rudy Abbott Field) March 23 (Fri.) MARSHALL* Young Memorial Field March 24 (Sat.) MARSHALL* Young Memorial Field March 25 (Sun.) MARSHALL* Young Memorial Field March 27 (Tues.) ALABAMA Hoover, Ala. (Regions Park) March 30 (Fri.) at East Carolina* Greenville, N.C. (Clark-LeClair Stadium) March 31 (Sat.) at East Carolina* Greenville, N.C. (Clark-LeClair Stadium) April 1 (Sun.) at East Carolina* Greenville, N.C. (Clark-LeClair Stadium) April 3 (Tues.) TROY Young Memorial Field April 6 (Fri.) at UCF* Orlando, Fla. (Jay Bergman Field) April 7 (Sat.) at UCF* Orlando, Fla. (Jay Bergman Field) April 8 (Sun.) at UCF* Orlando, Fla. (Jay Bergman Field) April 10 (Tues.) at Alabama Tuscaloosa, Ala. (Sewell-Thomas Stadium) April 13 (Fri.) TULANE* Young Memorial Field April 14 (Sat.) TULANE* Young Memorial Field April 15 (Sun.) TULANE* Young Memorial Field April 17 (Tues.) SAMFORD Young Memorial Field April 18 (Wed.) at Samford Birmingham, Ala. (Joe Lee Griffin Field) April 20 (Fri.) GARDNER WEBB Young Memorial Field April 21 (Sat.) GARDNER WEBB Young Memorial Field April 22 (Sun.) GARDNER WEBB Young Memorial Field April 24 (Tues.) KENNESAW STATE Young Memorial Field April 27 (Fri.) HOUSTON* Young Memorial Field April 28 (Sat.) HOUSTON* Young Memorial Field April 29 (Sun.) HOUSTON* Young Memorial Field May 4 (Fri.) at Memphis* Memphis, Tenn. (FedExPark) May 5 (Sat.) at Memphis* Memphis, Tenn. (FedExPark) May 6 (Sun.) at Memphis* Memphis, Tenn. (FedExPark) May 9 (Wed.) JACKSONVILLE STATE Young Memorial Field May 11 (Fri.) at Rice* Houston, Texas (Reckling Park) May 12 (Sat.) at Rice* Houston, Texas (Reckling Park) May 13 (Sun.) at Rice* Houston, Texas (Reckling Park) May 17 (Thurs.) SOUTHERN MISS* Young Memorial Field May 18 (Fri.) SOUTHERN MISS* Young Memorial Field May 19 (Sat.) SOUTHERN MISS* Young Memorial Field May 23-26 (Wed.-Sat.) Conference USA Tournament Pearl, Miss. (Trustmark Park) *Conference USA game; ^C.C. Classic; Home games in ALL CAPS and bold; All times are local to site and subject to change. 12

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Time 4:00 p.m. ET 1:00 p.m. ET 1:00 p.m. ET 4:00 p.m. CT 3:00 p.m. CT 2:00 p.m. CT 1:00 p.m. CT 3:00 p.m. CT 3:00 p.m. CT 3:00 p.m. CT 2:00 p.m. CT 12:00 p.m. CT 6:00 p.m. CT 3:00 p.m. CT 3:00 p.m. CT 2:00 p.m. CT 12:00 p.m. CT 6:00 p.m. ET 12:00 p.m. ET 11:00 a.m. ET 1:00 p.m. ET 6:30 p.m. CT 6:30 p.m. CT 2:00 p.m. CT 1:00 p.m. CT 6:30 p.m. CT 6:00 p.m. ET 2:00 p.m. ET 10:30 a.m. ET 6:30 p.m. CT 6:30 p.m. ET 4:00 p.m. ET 11:00 a.m. ET 6:05 p.m. CT 6:30 p.m. CT 2:00 p.m. CT 1:00 p.m. CT 6:30 p.m. CT 6:00 p.m. CT 6:30 p.m. CT 2:00 p.m. CT 1:00 p.m. CT 6:30 p.m. CT 6:30 p.m. CT 2:00 p.m. CT 11:30 a.m. CT 6:30 p.m. CT 2:00 p.m. CT 1:00 p.m. CT 6:30 p.m. CT 6:30 p.m. CT 6:30 p.m. CT 1:00 p.m. CT 6:30 p.m. CT 6:30 p.m. CT 1:00 p.m. CT TBD


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Clemson

Brian Hennessy

bhennes@clemson.edu

864-656-1921

clemsontigers.com

Website

Alabama State

Darrell Orand

dorand@alasu.edu

334-229-5215

bamastatesports.org

Ball State

Matt McCollester

mjmccolleste@bsu.edu

765-285-8242

ballstatesports.com

Jacksonville State

Josh Underwood

underwood@jsu.edu

256-782-5915

jsugamecocksports.com

Utah

Brooke Frederickson

BFrederickson@huntsman.utah.edu

801-581-8302

utahutes.com

Troy

Adam Prendergast

aprendergast@troy.com

334-670-3832

troytrojans.com

Penn State

Greg Kincaid

grk5016@psu.edu

814-865-1757

gopsusports.com

Kennesaw State

Mark Toma

mtoma@kennesaw.edu

770-499-3217

ksuowls.com

Connecticut

Brendan Flynn

brendan.s.flynn@uconn.edu

860-486-3531

uconnhuskies.com

Michigan

Kent Reichert

kereiche@umich.edu

734-647-1726

mgoblue.com

Coastal Carolina

Mike Cawood

cawood@coastal.edu

843-349-2822

goccusports.com

Marshall

Daniel Manget

manget@marshall.edu

304-696-5276

herdzone.com

Alabama

Rich Davi

rdavi@ia.ua.edu

205-348-6084

rolltide.com

East Carolina

Malcolm Gray

graym@ecu.edu

252-737-4522

ecupirates.com

UCF

Eric DeSalvo

edesalvo@athletics.ucf.edu

407-823-6489

ucfathletics.com

Tulane

Greg Campbell

gcampbe1@tulane.edu

504-314-7271

tulanegreenwave.com

Samford

Joey Mullins

jmmulli1@samford.edu

205-726-2799

samfordsports.com

Gardner-Webb

Marc Rabb

mrabb@gardner-webb.edu

704-406-4355

gwusports.com

Houston

Allison McClain

TBA

713-743-9404

uhcougars.com gotigersgo.com

Memphis

Mark Taylor

mtylor16@memphis.edu

901-678-5108

Rice

John Sullivan

jsully@rice.edu

713-348-5636

riceowls.com

Southern Miss

Jack Duggan

jack.duggan@usm.edu

601-266-4503

southernmiss.com

2012 C-USA BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP Trustmark Park (Pearl, Miss.)

C-USA Championship Format The 2012 Conference USA Championship will feature the top eight teams in regular-season league play. Those eight will be split into two four-team pools (or pods), with the winner of each pod playing in a single championship game. Teams will be assigned pods based on seed, which would be determined by the order of finish in regular-season conference play. The No. 1, 4, 5 and 8 seeds will be in one pod with the No. 2, 3, 6 and 7 seeds in the other. Each team will be guaranteed to play three games. Teams in each pod will play the other three teams in their pod. The team with the best composite record in each pod will advance to the championship game. Two-way ties in a pod would be broken by head-to-head play. In case of a three-way tie, the highest seed will advance. The higher seed will be the home team in games on Days 1 and 3 and in the Championship Game; teams that were the visitors on Day 1 will be the home team on Day 2. Game Schedule Day 1 4 vs. 5 1 vs. 8 3 vs. 6 2 vs. 7

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Conference USA After marking its 15-year milestone during the 2009-10 season, Conference USA is still going strong. From the beginning, dedication to excellence has been the league’s guiding principle and remains today a common thread for a promising future. C-USA is home to 12 nationally prominent, tradition-rich members in East Carolina, Houston, Marshall, Memphis, Rice, SMU, Southern Miss, Tulane, Tulsa, UAB, UCF and UTEP. This combination enhances men’s and women’s programs that are immersed in athletic success and academic prowess. Together, we are committed to excellence, integrity and leadership in athletics, academics and in our communities. All C-USA institutions sponsor Division I-A football, along with several other men’s and women’s athletic programs, many of which compete regularly for NCAA Championships. C-USA sponsors competition in 20 sports - nine for men (baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, tennis and indoor and outdoor track and field) and 11 for women (basketball, cross country, golf, rowing, softball, soccer, swimming and divBritton Banowsky ing, tennis, indoor and Conference USA outdoor track and field and volleyball). Commissioner The league sponsors numerous academic awards, including the Commissioner’s Honor Roll and the Commissioner’s Academic Medal, indicative of outstanding achievement in the classroom. C-USA annually awards 12 postgraduate scholarships, along with the Sport Academic Award, Scholar Athletes of the Year and the Institutional Academic Excellence Award. Conference USA also added a Spirit of Service Award, recognizing student-athletes three times a year for a combination of significant community service efforts, good academic standing and participation in their elected sport. SUCCESS ON THE PLAYING FIELD Conference USA performers have achieved great success in competition, placing the league among the top conferences in the nation. Football • 62 teams have earned bowl bids • Member of the Bowl Championship Series • Bowl tie-ins with the AutoZone Liberty Bowl, Beef ‘O’ Brady’s St. Petersburg Bowl, Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl, Military Bowl, R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl, Sheraton Hawai’i Bowl and the TicketCity Bowl Men’s Basketball • Consistently rated as one of the top basketball leagues in the country • 97 postseason teams (47 NCAA, 39 NIT, 6 CBI, 5 CIT) • One National Championship title game appearance • Three Final Four teams • Seven Elite Eight NCAA Tournament teams • One NIT Champion and four NIT semifinalists • Inaugural CBI Champion

Women’s Basketball • 46 NCAA Tournament appearances • 36 WNIT appearances • One team in the NCAA Sweet 16 • Two WNIT semifinalists • One WBI Champion Baseball • 53 NCAA appearances • Six College World Series appearances (2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005 and 2001), including five of the last seven • 13 Super Regional appearances • Has produced at least four NCAA teams in eight of the last 10 seasons In addition, 35 volleyball teams, 55 men’s and women’s soccer teams and 30 softball teams have earned NCAA Tournament bids. C-USA has sent three men’s soccer teams to the NCAA College Cup, five softball teams to the Women’s College World Series and three volleyball teams to the Sweet 16. The league has also had six national champions in NCAA track and field competition, one national champion in diving and numerous NCAA individual and team competitors in cross country, golf, swimming, tennis and track and field. Overall, Conference USA teams and individuals have made more than 600 NCAA appearances. SUCCESS OFF THE FIELD C-USA institutions are among the nation’s best in academic performance among student-athletes, bolstered by the fact that student-athletes at league schools have a higher graduation rate than the general student population. Among C-USA’s 5,000 student-athletes, there are champions off the playing field as well. In 15 years, 153 student-athletes earned national ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America honors, while 541 were named All-District. In addition, more than 20,000 student-athletes have been named to the Commissioner’s Honor Roll or received the Commissioner’s Academic Medal, indicative of outstanding achievement in the classroom. C-USA ON TV C-USA enjoys significant television exposure through a multi-tiered selection process that is rooted in partnerships with FOX Sports Media Group and CBS Sports Network. By partnering with FOX Sports Media Group and extending an existing partnership with CBS Sports Network, the league has substantially increased the number of national and regional appearances for football, men’s and women’s basketball, and all other conference sports. C-USA DIGITAL NETWORK The C-USA Digital Network will officially launch in August of 2011. Network programming will include live streaming of non-televised events, video on demand, a weekly C-USA studio show, podcasting, regular season and championship event highlights and C-USA produced feature stories. Monthly and yearly subscriptions will offer access to events offered on all 12 of the C-USA member institution’s athletic websites as well as C-USA network programming.

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C-USA IN THE COMMUNITY The conference’s footprint is concentrated with 12 members in nine states and a combined area population of nearly 17 million. More than 1.1 million living alumni represent C-USA schools across the nation. With a renewed commitment to community involvement, the conference has begun development of several initiatives to maintain strong ties in C-USA cities, as well as with fans and alumni Russ Anderson across the country. CAsst. Commissioner USA schools also place Football and Baseball a priority on giving Operations back to their commuPhone: nities through volun(214) 774-1300 teer service with local E-mail: and national organizardanderson@c-usa.org tions. GOVERNANCE Along with the ACC, Big East, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-10 and SEC, Conference USA is one of the seven conferences having significant representation in the NCAA governance structure. The Presidents of the member institutions serve as the league’s Board of Directors. PROUD HISTORY; PROMISING FUTURE Conference USA was formed in 1995 and quickly emerged as one of the nation’s top conferences. The conference unveiled its name, logo and commissioner on April 24, 1995 in Chicago. The league’s charter members included Charlotte, Cincinnati, DePaul, Houston, Louisville, Marquette, Memphis, Saint Louis, Southern Miss, Tulane, UAB and USF. Eleven of the institutions began athletic participation in 1995, while Houston joined competition in the fall of 1996. The league’s headquarters were established in Chicago and after nine years, relocated to the current office in Irving, Texas. Britton Banowsky was named Commissioner in October 2002, succeeding Mike Slive, the league’s first commissioner. C-USA added East Carolina (September, 1996) and the United States Military Academy (March, 1997) as football members. ECU began league competition in 1997; Army in 1998 and UAB began football play in 1999. The league added TCU and ECU (1999) for all sports and they began competition in 2001. USF started C-USA football in 2003. After celebrating its 10th Anniversary during the 2004-05 season, C-USA began a new chapter in 200506 when its current membership came together to form the new look of the league. Since its formation, C-USA has established a strong foundation, an identity and a history that reflects the league’s national presence. Fifteen years of remarkable history has reinforced the league’s position in collegiate athletics, setting the course for the next decade and beyond.


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Entering his sixth season at the helm of the UAB baseball program, head coach Brian Shoop continues to have the Blazers succeed both on and off the playing field. His first five seasons have been marked by significant improvements on the diamond and a high standard of success both in the classroom, in competition and giving back to the community. Shoop has guided UAB to three consecutive winning seasons, including a 31-win season in 2009, the program’s first season with at least 30 victories since 2005. In 2010, the Blazers finished in a three-way tie for fifth place in the Conference USA standings, just one game out of third place and three games out of second. The Blazers just missed the 30-win plateau during the 2011 campaign, ending the year at 29-28 and advancing to the league tournament for the fourth time in five seasons. UAB again won four of its eight series in the challenging C-USA, which included series over nationally ranked and NCAA Regional qualifiers East Carolina and Rice. The Blazers also defeated Rice in postseason play at the C-USA Tournament in Pearl, Miss., in 2011, before the Owls rebounded to capture the league tournament crown. In 2010, Shoop’s Blazers won series against then-No. 4 Rice and eventual College World Series participant Southern Miss. The 2010 season was historic for Shoop in terms of milestone victories. The Blazer skipper earned his 100th UAB victory April 6, 2010 at Alabama and picked up his 800th career victory May 14, 2010 against Tulane. Four Blazers earned all-conference recognition in 2011, led by first-team selection Jamal Austin. Teammates Nick Crawford, Dillon Napoleon and Ryan Woolley earned second-team honors, while John Frost was named to the C-USA All-Tournament Team. Napoleon also earned the conference’s Newcomer of the Year award, the first Blazer to ever earn the honor. Following the conclusion of the 2011 season, both Austin and Woolley were selected in the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft. Both players were selected in the 13th round with Austin going to the Seattle Mariners and Woolley being picked by the Detroit Tigers. The selections marked the second and third highest draft picks in program history, behind only Chris Hammond was drafted in the sixth round by the Cincinnati Reds in 1986. Under the guidance of Shoop, 10 UAB players have gone on to play in the professional ranks. Since Shoop took over the program in 2007, UAB has racked up 19 all-conference honors. That season, the Blazers immediately improved from an eighth-place Conference USA finish the previous year to a three-way tie for fourth place, marking the best finish for the program since 1998. A year later, Shoop coached Ryan Keedy to third-team All-American status. Keedy turned in one of the best statistical seasons in UAB history in 2008, leading C-USA with a .423 batting average and setting a school record with 29 doubles. The eventual 16th-round draft pick of the Chicago Cubs also blasted 10 home runs and drove in 69 runs. The 2008 season was also highlighted by the Blazers’ academic success. UAB earned the C-USA Sport Academic award for baseball after posting a team GPA of 3.06 for the 2007-08 academic year. The team has continued its success in the classroom with 26 players earning a GPA of 3.0 or better in at least one semester last year. In 2009, UAB pitcher James Oliver was named the C-USA Scholar-Athlete of the Year for baseball. Through five seasons as the head coach, Shoop has had 88 players named to the C-USA Commissioner’s honor roll for compiling a 3.0 GPA or better, while 24 student-athletes have The Shoop File earned the league’s academic medial for totaling a 3.75 GPA or better. Shoop’s squads have compiled team GPA’s of over 3.0 in four of five seasons. Career Record 831-453-1 (22 years) Since arriving at UAB, Shoop has tallied 139 wins to put him over 800 victories for his caRecord at UAB 139-146 (5 years) reer. The 22-year coaching veteran and member of the Alabama Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame owns a career record of 831-453-1 (.647). Coaching Experience 2006-Present UAB Head Coach Shoop was appointed as the head coach of the UAB baseball program on June 12, 2006 by (139-146) Interim Director of Athletics Richard Margison. 1989-2005 Birmingham-Southern Head Coach “When we called other head coaches to get input on prospective candidates, almost every (692-307-1) person said `you’ve got the best person right in Birmingham in Brian Shoop,’” said Margison 1983-89 Mississippi State Assistant Coach upon Shoop’s hiring. “He graduates players, he coaches a very competitive, winning program, 1981-82 Malone (Ohio) Assistant Coach and he’s involved in the community. We are very excited about the future of our baseball program under his leadership.” Halls of Fame Shoop came to UAB after serving 17 seasons at the helm of the Birmingham-Southern proAlabama Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame (2008) Birmingham-Southern Sports Hall of Fame (2008) gram, where he compiled a record of 692-307-1 (.692). In November 2008, the school inductMalone (Ohio) Athletic Hall of Fame (1996) ed Shoop into its Sports Hall of Fame. The winningest coach all-time at Birmingham-Southern, Shoop won 40 games or more nine times, including an eight-year run from 1994-2001 that was Family capped off with a 55-win season. He finished with at least 32 wins in 16 of his 17 years at the Wife: Brenda school with his only sub-32-win season coming in his first campaign back in 1990. Children: Scott (25), Emily (23), Hannah (20), Sarah (16), Whether at Birmingham-Southern or now at UAB, Shoop is quick to recognize the contriJesse (16) butions of his assistant coaches and their impact on his programs. “What a blessing it is every day to come to work with our incredible staff,” Shoop said. “Perry, Josh, Ben and Coach Polk are an incredible group possessing so much baseball knowl16

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edge they daily pass along to our players. But they are even better people, fun to work beside, and they provide a tremendous example to the young men we have the privilege of coaching. Interacting daily with our staff, our support staff and our players makes working at UAB a true joy.” With the move to UAB, Shoop found himself in one of the toughest conferences in the nation. The conference season has always been a time when his teams have shined in the past, capturing a remarkable 209 victories in league play at Birmingham-Southern. Under Shoop, the Panthers claimed the Big South regular season championship in two of his last three years at Birmingham-Southern (2004 and 2006). His 2004 squad earned a berth in the NCAA Athens Regional following a 47-18 season that made him the recipient of the 2004 Big South Conference Coach of the Year award as well as the ABCA Coach of the Year honor. When speaking of recruiting the finest talent in the country, Shoop believes UAB is a premier institution to attract quality young men and players. “When I took the job here, a lot of people would say that I’d have to lower my standards in what we were looking for in young men, and I kept saying, `why?’” Shoop said. “We have a 14-point plan and we try to stick to that. We graduated 67 straight players at BirminghamSouthern, and I’m fully committed to these kids getting their UAB degree. “We try to be pretty thorough through interviews, and I hope that we’re not compromising character for ability. We have a higher expectation of our guys off the field than on the field, and we want the school and community to view the UAB baseball program as a source of pride. My experience is that winning has been a byproduct of doing things the right way.” Shoop’s goal is to instill a winning tradition at UAB that stems from the philosophy of building a well-rounded team.

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“We’re trying to recruit a pitching staff that gives us a chance to win, and we put a very high value on defense,” he said. “We’ll try and recruit a balanced offense. I don’t really want sluggers like the `Bronx Bombers’ one through nine. I want a combination offense that has a balance between bunting, running and power. I want to be able to attack the game in multiple ways. We want mentally tough guys who are hard workers, and we also try to recruit good families. What their moms and dads are like is important to us.” At Birmingham-Southern, Shoop’s teams averaged 41 wins Shoop Family a season and captured nine regular season conference titles and (top row): Joshua Aldy, Emily Aldy, Jesse, Hannah, Sarah eight league tournament champi(bottom row) Scott, Brian, Brenda & Hester (dog) onships. He led his squads to 10 Southern, and he served as the NAIA Southeastregional appearances and finished no worse ern Region Baseball Chairman for four years. In than third, with three runner-up finishes and his career, he has been the guest speaker at the four regional titles. The Panthers were ranked in ABCA National Convention three times, and in the final NAIA poll in 10 of Shoop’s first 12 sea1996, he was inducted into the Malone (Ohio) sons, including eight top-10 rankings and four College Athletic Hall of Fame. top-five finishes. In 2006, his final season with Before running the Birmingham-Southern the Panthers marked the 16th straight winning program, Shoop served as an assistant coach at season for Birmingham-Southern as his team Mississippi State under legendary head coach finished 33-22. Ron Polk. Over a seven-year span (1983-89), In 2001, Birmingham-Southern’s final year he helped the Bulldogs win three Southeastof NAIA competition, Shoop led the Panthers to ern Conference (SEC) championships and earn a school-record 55 wins on the way to claiming six regional appearances with a College World the NAIA National Championship, the program’s Series appearance in 1985. During his tenure in first-ever national title. Shoop was named the Starkville, Shoop coached Major League Base2001 NAIA National Coach of the Year and Reball standouts Will Clark, Rafael Palmeiro, Jeff gion XI coach of the year from the ABCA. FolBrantley and Bobby Thigpen and was instrulowing the Panthers’ run to the 2001 national mental in recruiting some of the top players in championship, Shoop was selected to greet America. President George W. Bush at the Birmingham Shoop has also helped to develop some International Airport during his visit to Alabama of the game’s top NCAA Division I coaches in and the “Magic City.” Matt Bragga (head coach, Tennessee Tech), Bob Shoop Keller (assistant coach, South Alabama), Daron has been the Shoop’s Year-By-Year Record Schoenrock (head coach, Memphis) and Butch recipient of his Thompson (assistant coach, Mississippi State) fair share of ac Overall Super to name a few. colades from his World “It has been a blessing and privilege to work Year School Record Pct. Conference Regional Regional Series peers during his with coach Shoop,” said UAB assistant Perry 1990 B’ham-Southern 23-30 .434 12-11 - - - time spent as Roth. “He is, in my opinion, the best coach in all 1991 B’ham-Southern 33-21 .611 14-3 1-2 - - a head coach. of America. He is incredibly organized and pre1992 B’ham-Southern 39-17 .696 12-5 - - - Twice he was pared and thinks the game at a different level. 1993 B’ham-Southern 38-15 .717 15-6 2-2 - - named TransWhat truly separates him is his love for his play1994 B’ham-Southern 45-17 .726 14-7 1-2 - - South Confer1995 B’ham-Southern 44-18 .710 15-2 4-1 - 2-2 ers and his faith. When you have an opportunity ence Coach of 1996 B’ham-Southern 49-12 .803 - 4-2 - - to be around him, you can’t help but grow as a the Year, and 1997 B’ham-Southern 42-18 .700 18-6 - - - coach and grow as a person.” 1998 B’ham-Southern 46-13-1 .775 17-2-1 4-2 - - he has been An Ohio native, Shoop began his coaching 1999 B’ham-Southern 49-18 .731 21-8 5-1 - 2-2 honored as career at his alma mater, Malone (Ohio) Col2000 B’ham-Southern 46-20 .697 14-10 4-0 2-0 0-2 the ABCA Midlege, where he was an all-district performer. 2001 B’ham-Southern 55-11 .833 19-5 4-0 2-0 5-1 South Region Malone was the Ohio NAIA champion in each of 2002 B’ham-Southern 32-20 .615 - - - - Coach of the Shoop’s six years as a player and coach. 2003 B’ham-Southern 35-16 .647 - - - - Year on three 2004 B’ham-Southern 47-18 .723 21-3 1-2 - - He earned a double degree in physical eduoccasions. 2005 B’ham-Southern 36-21 .634 18-6 - - - cation and business/economics from Malone Shoop was 2006 B’ham-Southern 33-22 .600 18-6 - - - and a master’s degree in sports administration 2007 UAB 25-33 .431 12-12 - - - named either from Kent State University. He has also com2008 UAB 26-34 .433 7-17 - - - conference or pleted his doctoral course work in educational 2009 UAB 31-26 .544 11-12 - - - district coach leadership at Mississippi State. 2010 UAB 28-25 .528 11-13 - - - of the year in Shoop and his wife, Brenda, reside in Bir2011 UAB 29-28 .509 9-15 - - seven of his mingham and have five children: Scott, Emily, Total 22 seasons 831-453-1 .646 278-149-1 30-14 4-0 9-7 last 11 years at Hannah, and twins Sarah and Jesse. Emily was Birminghammarried to Joshua Aldy this past fall. 17

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The Shoop Coaching Tree Not only does Brian Shoop graduate players and coach winning teams, but he has also developed several head and assistant coaches in the collegiate and high school ranks today. From his days at BirminghamSouthern to his current tenure at UAB, Shoop has helped to mold and guide successful coaches along their way. A number of coaches have used knowledge gained from Shoop to propel them up through the collegiate coaching ranks. On this page are some of many former Shoop assistants and players since 1990 that are coaching at the NCAA Division I, professional and high school levels today.

Matt Bragga, Tennessee Tech

Daron Schoenrock, Memphis

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Matt Bragga Head Coach, Tennessee Tech Daron Schoenrock Head Coach, Memphis Bob Keller Assistant Coach, South Alabama Butch Thompson Assistant Coach, Mississippi State Ben Drust Director of Baseball Operations, UAB

PROFESSIONAL COACHES Doug Sisson First Base Coach, Kansas City Royals

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Butch Thompson, Mississippi State

Doug Sisson, Kansas City Royals

Bob Keller, South Alabama

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Jason Estabrook Head Coach, Hewitt-Trussville (Trussville, Ala.) Shane Galamore Head Coach, South Paulding (Douglasville, Ga.) Jared Goodwin Head Coach, Hagerty (Oviedo, Fla.) Matt Lambert Head Coach, Douglas (Douglas, Ala.) Adam Moseley Head Coach, Grissom (Huntsville, Ala.) Brad Dunn Assistant Coach, Dalton (Dalton, Ga.) Danny Sawyer Assistant Coach, North Gwinnett (Suwanee, Ga.) Jared Walker Assistant Coach, Briarwood Christian (Birmingham, Ala.)


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Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator Sixth Season Greenville (Ill.) College, ‘97 Perry Roth is now in his sixth season as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at UAB and is no stranger to the teachings of Brian Shoop, having worked under him for three seasons at Birmingham-Southern before making the move to UAB in 2006. Roth’s responsibilities include hitting instruction as well as working with the Blazers’ catchers and playing a vital role in the program’s recruiting efforts. As hitting coach, Roth has guided the Blazers to some impressive offensive numbers in his five years with the program. He made an immediate impact on the Blazer bats in 2007, helping UAB improve from a .267 team batting average the previous year to a .296 mark. That rise continued the next season as the 2008 team hit .311 and featured nine players better than .300 individually. One of those players Roth tutored was third-team All-American Ryan Keedy, who turned in one of the best statistical seasons in program history with a .423 batting average and a school-record 29 doubles. Under Roth’s guidance in 2009, the UAB offense set school records with 461 runs scored and 129 doubles as the Blazers again proved themselves as one of the top hitting teams in Conference USA. The team also cracked the top 10 in the school’s single-season team record book for RBI (406, 2nd), walks (284, 3rd), home runs (58, 6th), hits (605, 9th) and batting average (.305, 10th). Roth has coached 11 players to all-conference honors (six first-team) in his five seasons at UAB, including 2011 first-team selection Jamal Austin who hit .351 last season. Roth also coached Luke Stewart, who in 2010 was an all-league selection, connecting for 21 home runs and tied the UAB all-time record with 49 in his three-year career. “Perry handles our hitters,” said UAB head coach Brian Shoop. “I think he and I are coming from the same page. I used to handle all the hitting myself, but with all the new rules and administrative duties that a head coach has to focus on, I’ve really turned the hitting over to Perry, and I think he has done a great job getting our guys ready for the very good pitching we see in the spring.” Behind the plate, Roth has worked with a pair of Blazer catchers who earned all-conference honors - Danny Sawyer (2007) and Digger Towe (2009). In 2010, freshman catcher Jacob German threw out 32.4 percent of potential base stealers to lead all Conference USA catchers. Those numbers improved even more in 2011, as German and Harry Clark combined to throw out 23 of 49 base stealers (46.9 percent). Roth came to UAB from Birmingham-Southern following the 2006 campaign. In his final season at Birmingham-Southern, the Panthers had a team batting average of .298, while hitting 52 home runs and driving in 96 more runs than their counterparts. In 2005, Birmingham-Southern’s Adam Tucker led the Big South Conference in home runs (25) and was second in RBI (73) and total bases (167). Tucker won the NCAA Statistical Championship for home runs per game, and Florida’s Matt LaPorta hit a home run in the College World Series championship series to edge him out in total home runs. Before re-joining Shoop’s staff at Birmingham-Southern, Roth spent one season at Bradley where he helped guide the Braves’ offense to a .301 team batting average. The team improved in virtually every offensive category upon his arrival, scoring 115 more runs than the previous season, while three Braves hitters received All-Missouri Valley Conference honors, including 2004 MVC batting average leader Jon Smith. In 2003, Roth had his first stint with Shoop at Birmingham-Southern, serving as the Panthers’ first base coach. That season, the team posted a 35-16 record in its final year of provisional NCAA membership. In the summer of 2003, Roth led his Athletes in Action team to a runner-up finish in the Alaska Baseball League and a berth in the National Baseball Congress World Series. “Off the field, Perry and I are also coming from the same page,” Shoop said. “Coaching is our ministry and our chance to mentor young men and hopefully make a positive difference in their lives. Perry is doing a great job for the UAB baseball program.” Before arriving at Birmingham-Southern for the first time, Roth spent three years as an assistant coach at Illinois State from 1999-2002, where he served as the team’s hitting and outfield coach in addition to his responsibilities as the program’s recruiting coordinator. From 1998-99, he served as the head coach of Springfield Calvary Academy right after being an assistant coach at his alma mater, Greenville College, from 1996-98. As a player, Roth was a two-time letterwinner at Greenville. Both in 1990 and 1991, Roth and his Greenville teammates reached the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) championship. Roth graduated from Greenville with a B.S. in physical education in 1997. He currently resides in Birmingham. 19

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Josh Hopper enters his third season with the Blazers in 2011. He joined the UAB baseball staff as pitching coach in July 2009 after spending the previous five seasons as an assistant coach at his alma mater, Berry College in Rome, Ga. Hopper’s staff put up some impressive numbers in 2011, including a team ERA of 4.27, the lowest by a UAB team in nearly 20 years. The staff as a whole held opponents to a .257 batting average, the third lowest in program history, while the 213 walks issued were the fewest since the 2000 season. The 2011 staff featured two right-handed pitchers that were recognized by the league in Ryan Woolley and Dillon Napoleon. Both earned second-team all-conference honors, while Napoleon became the first UAB player to earn the league’s Newcomer of the Year award. Following the season, Woolley was drafted in the 13th round by the Detroit Tigers, becoming the 12th pupil under Hopper’s guidance to play professionally. “Josh has a great command of pitching mechanics and a toughness and energy that are contagious as he leads our pitching staff,” UAB head coach Brian Shoop said. “We truly believe he is one of the bright young stars in our profession. We as coaches, along with our players, are blessed to have Josh Hopper leading our pitching staff.” In 2009, his final season at Berry, Hopper helped the Vikings to the program’s first NAIA World Series appearance and a ranking of No. 4 in the final NAIA Baseball Coaches Poll. Berry finished the year 46-16, and Hopper’s pitching staff ranked in the top 25 nationally in ERA (4.22) and opponent batting average (.263). The 2009 Berry staff featured NAIA All-American Matt McCalley, who finished the season with a 10-1 record and a 1.26 ERA. Also the program’s career saves leader, McCalley is the second AllAmerican coached by Hopper, joining Tim Borders (2001). In 2008, Hopper coached Collin McHugh, who was selected by the New York Mets in the 18th round of the 2008 Major League Baseball Draft. Hopper’s pitchers are known for their command of the strike zone with his Hopper Family (from left): Josh, Kase and Kylie 2006 Berry staff leading the nation in fewest walks per game and the 2008 version ranking 13th in the country in that category. In his five-year stint with the Vikings, Hopper’s pitching staffs averaged 290 strikeouts a year to just 141 walks. Hopper’s most recent stop at Berry, located in northwest Georgia, was his second stint as an assistant with his alma mater. He started his coaching career at Berry in 2001 before moving on to Georgia State for the 2003 and 2004 seasons. Hopper then returned to Berry before the 2005 campaign. In addition to his experience at the college level, Hopper also previously served as the head coach of the 18-year-old East Cobb Tigers out of the highly successful East Cobb Baseball youth program in Marietta, Ga. As a player at Berry in the late 1990s, Hopper pitched his way to all-conference honors three times and finished his career ranked in the top five on the school’s all-time wins and strikeouts lists. He helped the Vikings to three NAIA regional tournament appearances. Following his collegiate career, Hopper spent two years in the New York Mets’ minor league system. He was a member of a championship team in 1999 with the Mets’ Gulf Coast League squad and then split the 2000 season between the Capital City Bombers of the South Atlantic League and the Pittsfield Mets of the New York-Penn League. Hopper graduated from Berry in 1999 with a bachelor’s degree in health and physical education. He earned a master’s degree in exercise science from Georgia State in 2004. Hopper was married in July 2006 to the former Kylie Bivens, and the couple has one son, Kase, born in January 2008 and expecting their second child this summer. 20

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Legendary Mississippi State baseball coach Ron Polk, the winningest coach in any sport in the history of the Southeastern Conference, enters his fourth season as UAB’s volunteer assistant coach. Polk came to UAB in the summer of 2008 after announcing his retirement from the Mississippi State program. Polk has helped UAB to three straight winning seasons, including a 30-win campaign in 2009. He has helped the Blazers to victories in 12 of 24 Conference USA series since his arrival, including 2009 series wins over both fourth-ranked Rice and eventual College World Series participant Southern Miss. In 2011, the Blazers won series against Rice and East Carolina, both NCAA Regional qualifiers. “It has been a personal highlight in life for me to be able to learn under Coach Polk in the 80’s at Mississippi State and now work with him again at UAB,” head coach Brian Shoop said. “I have more respect for Coach Polk than any coach in college baseball. No one has had more of an influence on our game and on countless young coaches, including myself. Our players love him and appreciate the sacrifices he makes to be involved with the UAB baseball program. We are better in so many ways because of Coach’s decision to donate his time to Blazer baseball.” In July 2009, Polk was inducted into the College Baseball Hall of Fame. He is also a member of the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Hall of Fame, having been inducted in 1995. In 1988, he was presented with the Lefty Gomez Award, the highest award given by the ABCA. Polk retired from Mississippi State in 2008, following his 29th season at the school. He ranks seventh all-time in NCAA career head coaching victories. Polk concluded his 35-year career as a head coach with a career record of 1,373-700-2 (.662). In his career, which also included stints at Georgia Southern (1972-75) and Georgia (2000-01), Polk led his teams to a total of eight College World Series appearances, five SEC championships and 23 Regional appearances. He is one of only three coaches in college baseball history to take three different programs to the College World Series. Polk mentored current UAB head coach Brian Shoop when the Blazer skipper was on his staff at Mississippi State from 1983-89. The Bulldogs won three SEC championships and made one trip to the College World Series during that time. The Polk File At Mississippi State, Polk recruited and coached some of the Career Head Coaching Record. . 1,373-700-2 (35 years) game’s all-time greats, includ*Polk ranks as the seventh all-time winningest coach in ing Major League standouts Jeff Division I history. Brantley, Will Clark, Rafael Palmeiro, Bobby Thigpen and JonaHead Coaching Experience than Papelbon. Those are just a 2002-08. . . . . Mississippi State Head Coach (251-166-2) few of the 185 of his former play2000-01. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Georgia Head Coach (79-48) ers that have signed professional 1976-97. . . . . . . Mississippi State Head Coach (888-422) contracts and a few of the 23 that 1972-75. . . . . . . Georgia Southern Head Coach (155-64) have played in the Major Leagues. A three-time National Coach of the Year, Polk held the position of Assistant Athletics Halls of Fame Director for Special Projects at Mississippi State following his team’s College World Series College Baseball Hall of Fame (2009); American run in 1997. While in that position, Polk spearheaded a successful campaign to expand PolkBaseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame (1995); DeMent Stadium in Starkville. He returned to coaching at Georgia in 2000, where he spent Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame (1998); Mississippi two years before making the move back to Mississippi State for his final seven seasons. State University Sports Hall of Fame (1998); Georgia Perhaps Polk’s most talented Mississippi State squad ever was the 1985 version. That Southern University Hall of Fame (1990) club finished the year 50-15 and was SEC champion before going on to appear in the College World Series. The 1985 Bulldog club featured future major league stars Brantley, Clark, PalCareer Highlights meiro and Thigpen. • Eight College World Series appearances as a head In his 35 years as a college baseball coach, Polk produced 35 All-Americans and more coach than 75 All-SEC performers. • 23 NCAA Regional/Playoff appearances as a head In addition to Polk’s work in the collegiate ranks, the Boston, Mass., native has comcoach pleted seven tours as a member of the coaching staff for the USA National Baseball Team, • Five SEC Championships twice serving as head coach. Two of the teams he coached represented the United States in • Five SEC Tournament Championships the Olympics. • Three-time National Coach of the Year Polk has also impacted the college baseball world through his literary work. He has au• Five-time SEC Coach of the Year thored “The Baseball Playbook,” the nation’s leading college textbook for baseball, and is • Two-time head coach of the USA National Team featured in the book, “6 Psychological Factors for Success: America’s Most Successful Coach• 1988 recipient of the Lefty Gomez Award es Reveal the Path to Competitive Excellence.” 21

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BEN DRUST

Director of Baseball Operations Third Season UAB, ‘09 Ben Drust enters his third season as a member of the UAB baseball staff as the program’s director of baseball operations. Drust was a two-year member of the UAB program as a player, suiting up for the Blazers in 2008 and 2009 after transferring from John A. Logan (Ill.) College, where he played his freshman and sophomore seasons. “During Ben’s two years as a Blazer, he really grew into a coaching role,” UAB head coach Brian Shoop said. “So this transition into our director of baseball operations was a natural move. Ben was a model teammate, loyal to UAB and loves our baseball program.” A reserve infielder with the Blazers, Drust saw action in 20 career games, including 11 as a senior in 2009. He posted a .300 batting average in limited plate appearances during his final campaign. But Drust was more than a role player on the 2009 team, serving also as the team’s first base coach. Prior to his arrival at UAB, Drust hit .331 with 33 runs scored and 20 RBI in his final season at John A. Logan. The Carterville, Ill., product earned a spot on the Great Rivers Athletic Conference All-Tournament Team that year. A strong all-around athlete, Drust was a four-year letterwinner in baseball, basketball and football at Carterville High School.

The Drust File Experience 2010-Present. . . . . UAB Director of Baseball Operations 2008-09. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UAB (Player) 2006-07. . . . . . . . . . John A. Logan (Ill.) College (Player)

UAB Baseball Student Managers

Cole O’Neal

Adam Brookins

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Cole O’Neal is in his third season as a student manager with the Blazers after joining the program for the 2010 season. He is a junior graphic design major at UAB. O’Neal graduated from Fort Payne High School in Fort Payne, Ala., where he lettered four years in baseball and also played varsity basketball and football. Born June 21, 1991, O’Neal is the son of Alan and Janet O’Neal. He has two brothers and one sister.

Adam Brookins enters his first season as a student manager for the Blazer baseball progam. He is a freshman business major with a focus in marketing at UAB. Brookins graduated from Vestavia Hills High School in 2011, where he competed in cross country and track for four seasons. Born Oct. 13, 1992, Brookins the son of Bart and Kathy Brookins and has two brothers and two sisters.

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Support Staff Ryan Williams

Mark Joekel

Matt Fisher

Baseball Equipment Manager

Coordinator of Creative Services

Ryan Williams Ryan Williams enters his first year as the equipment manager for Coach Brian Shoop and the baseball program. Williams comes to UAB from fellow Conference USA school, Houston, where he graduated with a business management degree in 2011. During his time at Houston, Williams served as a student equipment manager for the Cougars football team from 2006-10. He primarily dealt with equipment for both the offensive and defensive lines. A native of Kingwood, Texas, Williams is the son of Joe and Michele Williams and has two brothers.

Mark Joekel enters his first year as the Coordinator of Creative Services for the UAB athletics department. Joekel is involved in all video and graphic productions for Blazer home events. He creates special features, splasah pages and advertisements that appear on UABsports. com along with controlling the video boards at athletics events. After a one-year stint working in creative services at the University of Wyoming, Joekel came to Birmingham to join the Blazers. He also previously worked three years at Creighton University working in the marketing department. Joekel has worked a number of championships for the Missouri Valley Conference and also the College World Series. A 2007 graduate of Buena Vista University, Joekel earned his bachelor’s degree in sports Management and communications. While at BVU, Joekel was a four-year letterwinner for the Beavers’ basketball team. Joekel is originally from Bellevue, Neb.

Matt Fisher enters his first year as the athletic trainer for the UAB baseball as a graduate assistant. His primary duties include aiding the Blazers in preventing injuries throughout the season, while providing assessment and rehabilitation programs for the student-athletes. Fisher, who is pursuing his master’s degree in exercise physiology at UAB, spent the 2011 season working as an intern for the Auburn baseball program. A 2010 graduate of Appalachian State, Fisher worked four years as a student athletic trainer for the Mountaineers. He also gained valuable knowledge and experience as an intern with the New Orleans Saints.

Heather McGowan

Ben Warnick

Josh Watson

Heather McGowan joined the Blazers in August 2011 as Assistant Director of Marketing. In this role, she will be responsible for both community relations and event management for all UAB Athletics events, specifically taking the lead for all UAB baseball marketing efforts. Previous to joining the UAB staff, McGowan worked as the Foundation Marketing Director for Columbus State University (CSU) Athletics in Columbus, Ga. In her time with CSU Athletics, McGowan was responsible for all fundraising and marketing efforts for the entire athletic department. These responsibilities included managing game day atmosphere for all 14 Division II athletic teams along with several events. McGowan received her Bachelors of Journalism in Public Relations in 2010 from The University of Georgia (UGA), where she was also a Marketing Student Assistant for the UGA Athletic Association. McGowan, a native of Columbus, Ga.

Ben Warnick enters his first year at UAB as the Assistant Athletics Media Relations Director serving as the primary media contact for baseball, volleyball, rifle and sand volleyball. Warnick comes to Birmingham from Conference USA foe Marshall University where he spent two years as a graduate assistant in the SID office with the the baseball and volleyball programs. He spent the 2007-08 academic year serving as an intern in the media relations department at Boston College. Warnick earned his master ’s degree from Marshall in 2011 and his bachelor ’s degree from Colby-Sawyer College in 2007. A fierce competitor on the diamond for the CSC Chargers (DIII), Warnick was a four-year catcher on the baseball team for head coach Jim Brouaghton. A native of South Deerfield, Mass., Warnick currently resides in Hoover, Ala.

Josh Watson is in his ninth year at UAB. He came to the school as an intern in 2003 and became a full-time member of the Blazers’ Academic Services department in 2005. As an academic advisor, Watson is in charge of overseeing the continuing eligibilty of UAB student-athletes. In addition to working with the Blazer baseball team, he also serves as the academic advisor for the UAB men’s golf, women’s golf and rifle programs. He has previously worked with the men’s tennis, women’s tennis and synchronized swimming teams. Watson earned his bachelor’s degree from Chadron State (Neb.) in interdisciplinary studies in 1998. In 2001, he earned a master’s degree from Northern Colorado in physical education with an emphasis in pedagogy. Watson is a native of Wright, Wyo.

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Diamond Girls

Carley Bodin

Rachel Bradley

Laine Chapman

Jamicah Dunn

Kattie Eddy

Haley Foshee

Ashley Dichiara

Rachel Hughes

Sydnee Kucenski

Emily Lartigue

Michala Mesler

Morgan Mills

Abigayle Hood

Cierra Myers

Hannah Shoop

J’Lahn Shoulders

Amanda Windsor

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Player Profiles

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COY ARROWOOD

OF | Sr. | 6-0 | 185 | R/R Northport, Ala. | Shelton State CC 2011 (Junior) · Participated in 41 games, starting a total of 25 games across all three outfield positions · Highest returning batting average at .309 (30-for-97) from last season · Scored 16 runs, knocked in nine and was a perfect 5-for-5 on stolen bases · Recorded seven multi-hit games, featuring two three-hit games · Hit .522 (12-for-23) during a six-game stretch with six runs scored · Went a combined 5-for-10 with three runs scored in a doubleheader vs. Rice on April 23 · Knocked in a career-high four runs as part of a 2-for-4 day at Jacksonville State on May 10 2009-10 (Shelton State CC) · Played two years for coach Bobby Sprowl · Hit .310 with 12 doubles, 26 RBI and 34 runs scored as a freshman · Posted a .270 average with 18 RBI and 38 runs scored as a sophomore · Successful on 25-of-27 steal attempts in his two years, including a perfect 11-for-11 in 2010 · Helped his team to a conference championship in 2009 and a No. 6 finish in the nation · Played alongside fellow Blazer newcomer David Hayes High School · Played at Northside High School in Northport, Ala., for coach Larry Mims · Helped his team to four straight region championships · An all-state honorable mention selection by the Alabama Sports Writers in 2008 · Played on two American Legion state championship teams for Tuscaloosa Post 34 · An Alabama Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Weekend participant · Was a quarterback and wide receiver for the Northside football team and was chosen as a West Alabama All-Star Personal Coy David Arrowood ... born June 10, 1990 in Northport, Ala. ... parents are Jarrett and Melody Arrowood and Steve and Kelly Shinholster ... has three sisters ... majoring in business management.

Career Highs At Bats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 vs. Rice (4/23/11) Hits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 (2x) last vs. Rice (4/23/11) Runs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 (3x) last vs. Rice (4/23/11) RBI. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 vs. Jacksonville State (5/10/11) Steals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 (5x) last vs. UCF (5/14/11) Hitting Streak. . . . . . . . . . . . 6 games (April 16-26, 2011)

Career Statistics Year Avg GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB ATT PO A E FLD% 2011 .309 41 25 97 16 30 3 0 0 9 34 .351 6 4 19 0 .367 2 6 5 5 59 4 1 .984 TOTAL .309 41 25 97 16 30 3 0 0 9 34 .351 6 4 19 0 .367 2 6 5 5 59 4 1 .984

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BEN BULLARD RHP | Jr. | 6-1 | 250 | R/R Decatur, Ala. | Austin HS

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2011 (Sophomore) · A durable and reliable arm for the Blazers, pitched in 19 games including two starts · Posted a record of 5-1 with a 3.42 ERA · Totaled 43 strikeouts in 55.1 innings on the mound · Pitched in multiple innings in 13 of 17 relief appearances · Picked up a victory against Mississippi State by pitching 3.0 scoreless innings on March 9 · Fired 3.0 scoreless frames at Marshall to earn a victory on March 27 · In a win at Tulane, set career highs in innings pitched (7.0) and strikeouts (6) on May 1 · Earned Co-C-USA Pitcher of the Week (May 2) for performance vs. Green Wave · Blanked Utah over 4.0 innings in relief with six punch outs on May 20 · Named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll Freshman (2010) · Finished second on the UAB staff with 20 appearances, all out of the bullpen · Tied for the second-most wins of any UAB pitcher with five (and had just one loss) · Held opponents to a .250 batting average · Struck out 39 batters in 41 innings of work · Went 2-1 with one save and a 4.79 ERA over nine appearances in conference play · Won his first three collegiate decisions (Feb. 27 vs. Ball State, March 5 vs. Eastern Illinois and March 23 at Kennesaw State) · Also posted wins May 9 at Memphis (tossing six innings in relief) and May 22 at Rice · Played over the summer for the Dubois County Bombers in the Collegiate Prospect League · Earned a spot on the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll High School · A four-year letterwinner at Austin High School for coach Jake Miles · A two-time all-state honorable mention selection · Posted a 7-2 record on the mound as a senior with an ERA below 3.00, 76 strikeouts and 17 walks in 60 innings · Threw five complete games as a senior · Managed a 5-2 record with a 0.98 ERA and 74 strikeouts in 57 innings as a junior in 2008 · Decatur Daily all-area, Alabama Baseball Coaches Association All-Star and ALABCA Top 100 in 2008 · Pitched a no-hitter against Northview Dothan in 2008 · Member of National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society and Fellowship of Christian Athletes Personal Benjamin Stephen Bullard ... born Nov. 11, 1990 in Decatur, Ala. ... parents are Barry and Belinda Bullard ... has one sister ... uncle Clete Walker played for UAB head coach Brian Shoop at Birmingham-Southern ... major is physical education (exercise science concentration).

Career Highs Innings Pitched . . . . . . 7.0 (2x) last vs. So. Miss (5/8/11) Strikeouts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 (2x) last vs. Utah (5/20/11) Hits Allowed. . . . . . . . . . . . 6 (2x) last vs. Rice (4/23/11) Walks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 vs. So. Miss (5/8/11) Runs Allowed. . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 (2x) vs. So. Miss (5/8/11) Earned Runs Allowed . . . . . . 4 (2x) vs. So. Miss (5/8/11)

Career Statistics Year 2010 2011 TOTAL

ERA W L App GS CG SHO CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/Avg WP HBP BK SFA SHA 4.83 5 1 20 0 0 0 0 1 41.0 40 26 22 21 39 8 1 6 188 .250 8 1 1 3 3 3.42 5 1 19 2 0 0 0 1 55.1 54 21 21 26 43 6 2 1 241 .269 8 6 1 2 6 4.02 10 2 39 2 0 0 0 2 96.1 94 47 43 47 82 14 3 7 429 .260 16 7 2 5 9

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MICHAEL BUSBY RHP/INF | Sr. | 6-3 | 205 | R/R Vicksburg, Miss. | Hinds CC

2011 (Junior) · Made 18 starts at designated hitter and appeared in 26 games · Received the starting nod on the mound in nine games · Scored nine runs, knocked in seven and roped a pair of doubles · Went a perfect 3-for-3 with two RBI against Xavier on February 25 · Collected two hits, scored a run and brought home another on May 21 at Utah · Out of his nine starts on the mound, five came against C-USA opponents · Finished with a 1-2 record and 5.85 ERA · Totaled 20 strikeouts in 32.1 innings on the mound · Posted season highs in innings (6.0) and strikeouts (6) at Marshall on March 27 · In the outing vs. Marshall, surrendered just one earned run on three hits · Earned the victory at Jacksonville State on May 10, collecting three strikeouts in 3.0 innings · Allowed just one earned run over 4.2 innings in a no decision vs. Memphis at the C-USA Tournament · Named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll 2010 (Hinds CC) · Played for coach Sam Temple and alongside fellow Blazer newcomer Ryan Nance · Helped Hinds to a Mississippi state championship and a runner-up finish in its region · Hit .324 with 10 doubles · Scored 42 runs and drove in 40 in 52 games · Went 8-for-10 on steal attempts 2008-09 (Mississippi State) · Redshirt the 2009 season because of injury. · Coached in 2008 by the legendary Ron Polk, who is now a volunteer assistant at UAB · Tied for the team-lead with 19 relief appearances as a freshman in 2008 · Struck out 30 batters in 37 innings, working mainly in middle relief · Played in three games as a reserve shortstop for the Bulldogs

Career Highs Pitching Innings Pitched . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.0 at Marshall (3/27/11) Strikeouts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 at Marshall (3/27/11) Hits Allowed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 vs. Xavier (2/27/11) Walks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 at Auburn (2/20/11) Runs Allowed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 at Houston (4/10/11) Earned Runs Allowed . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 at Houston (4/10/11) Hitting At Bats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 (4x) last at Utah (5/21/11) Hits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 vs. Xavier (2/25/11) Runs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 (2x) last at Samford (3/15/11) RBI. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 vs. Xavier (2/25/11) Steals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N/A Hitting Streak. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 games (Feb. 22-26, 2011)

High School · A four-year standout at Porter’s Chapel Academy in Vicksburg, Miss., for coach Randy Wright · A second-team Louisville Slugger All-American as a senior in 2007 · A three-time all-state selection · Helped his team to a Mississippi state championship in 2006 · Hit better than .450 at the plate all four years · Capped his career with a .566 batting average in 2007 · Tallied 22 doubles and 35 RBI in that senior campaign · Also made good on 26-of-26 stolen base attempts · Posted a 9-1 record on the mound in his senior year with a 0.60 ERA · Struck out 118 batters in 57 innings · Finished his high school career with 323 strikeouts · Never posted an ERA worse than 0.88 in any of his four seasons Personal Michael Joseph Busby ... born Aug. 20, 1989 in Vicksburg, Miss. ... parents are Don and Pat Busby ... has two brothers and one sister ... majoring in physical education (exercise science concentration).

Career Statistics Year Avg GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB ATT PO A E FLD% 2011 .174 23 18 69 9 12 2 0 0 7 14 .203 4 4 19 1 .256 1 0 0 0 3 2 1 .833 TOTAL .174 23 18 69 9 12 2 0 0 7 14 .203 4 4 19 1 .256 1 0 0 0 3 2 1 .833 Year 2011 TOTAL

ERA W L App GS CG SHO CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/Avg WP HBP BK SFA SHA 5.85 1 2 9 9 0 0 0 0 32.1 42 26 21 18 20 12 1 2 161 .333 1 8 0 3 6 5.85 1 2 9 9 0 0 0 0 32.1 42 26 21 18 20 12 1 2 161 .333 1 8 0 3 6 28

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HARRY CLARK

C/1B | Jr. | 6-2 | 200 | L/R Memphis, Tenn. | White Station

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2011 (Sophomore) · Shared catching duties with teammate Jacob German · Made 38 starts and appeared in 47 games · Hit .256 (33-for-129) with 14 runs scored and 12 RBI · Committed just one error all season for a fielding percentage of .996 · Was one of 10 players in C-USA, including teammate Keith DePew to not commit an error in league play · Registered the second-best caught stealing percentage in C-USA (.556), throwing out 10 of 18 base stealing attempts · Went 2-for-4 with a double at Alabama on March 22 · Smacked a pair of hits along with one RBI at Tulane on April 29 · Named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll 2010 (Freshman) · Played in 32 games and made 19 starts behind the plate · Hit .299 in his rookie campaign with a .420 on-base percentage · Drove in 11 runs and scored 11 times · Posted a .333 average over the final 39 games after starting catcher Digger Towe went down to injury · Had six multiple-hit games and two contests with three hits · Logged a .986 fielding percentage · Played over the summer for the Danville Dans of the Collegiate Prospect League · Earned a spot on the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll and received the C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Medal High School · An all-metro, all-region and all-state selection for coach Wade Walter at White Station High School · Hit better than .550 as a senior in 2009 with an on-base percentage higher than .650 and a slugging percentage better than .850 · An all-region selection by the Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association in 2008 · A Tennessee Baseball Report Super Sophomore Team selection in 2007 after hitting .439 with 20 RBI · Played summer baseball for the Germantown (Tenn.) Giants, the Arkansas Lasers and the Mississippi Bandits · Named to the all-tournament team in both 2005 and 2007 at the USSSA Elite 24 World Series · Also played for Dulin’s Dodgers in the fall · Member of Mu Alpha Theta and achieved commended status in the National Merit Scholarship Program Personal Harry Malcolm Alan Clark ... born Sept. 5, 1991 in Memphis, Tenn. ... parents are Michael and Karen Clark ... has one sister and one brother ... majoring in sociology with a minor in history.

Career Highs At Bats. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 (2x) at Utah (5/21/11) Hits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 (2x) last vs. Houston (4/30/10) Runs . . . . . . . . . . . 2 (3x) vs. Jacksonville State (5/11/11) RBI. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 (3x) last vs. Houston (4/30/10) Steals. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 (2x) last at Tulane (4/29/11) Hitting Streak. . . . . . 5 games (Feb. 26-March 12, 2011)

Career Statistics

Year Avg GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB ATT 2010 .299 32 19 67 11 20 2 0 0 11 22 .328 12 2 17 2 .420 0 0 0 0 2011 .256 47 38 129 14 33 4 0 0 12 37 .287 18 2 20 5 .351 2 8 2 2 TOTAL .270 79 57 196 25 53 6 0 0 23 59 .301 30 4 37 7 .375 2 8 2 2

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IVAN DE JESUS

OF | So. | 6-0 | 180 | R/R San Juan, Puerto Rico | Cupeyville HS 2011 (Freshman) · Saw game action in 39 contests, making 33 starts · Of his 33 starts, 25 came in left field, eight at designated hitter · Hit .221 for the season with 11 runs scored and eight RBI · Produced a 9-game hit streak in which he hit .467 (14-for-30) from March 12-22 · Collected eight multi-hit games for the year · Went 2-for-3 with a pair of walks at Alabama on March 22 · Roped two hits, including a triple and scored twice vs. Rice on April 23 · Collected a pair of hits and scored a run vs. Memphis on May 27 at the C-USA Tournament High School · A sixth-round draft choice of the Chicago Cubs · Attended Cupeyville High School in San Juan, Puerto Rico · Led his Puerto Rico team to the 2010 Big League Baseball World Series title · Selected to play in his national Big League All-Star Game · Invited by Major League scouts to compete in Puerto Rico’s annual Excellence Tournament for top prospects · Helped his AA Juvenil team to a national championship · Part of national sub-championship teams at both the 15-Under and 16-Under levels · Hit .474 with 10 home runs as a high school sophomore · Hit .390 with 12 home runs as a junior · His 15-Under team qualified for the Elite World Series in Kissimmee, Fla., where he hit .450 · Played in the wood-bat Palomino League (19-Under) as a junior and posted a .377 average · Was a track and field national champion in the 100 meters Personal Ivan Antonio De Jesus ... born Aug. 27, 1992 in San Juan, Puerto Rico ... parents are Ivan Antonio De Jesus and Jannette Ramirez ... has one sister ... majoring in finance.

Career Highs At Bats . . . . . . 6 (2x) last at Jacksonville State (5/10/11) Hits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 (8x) last vs. Memphis (5/27/11) Runs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 (2x) at Southern Miss (5/8/11) RBI. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 (8x) vs. UCF (5/13/11) Steals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 vs. Kennesaw State (4/12/11) Hitting Streak. . . . . . . . . . 9 Games (March 12-22, 2011)

Career Statistics Year Avg GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB ATT PO A E FLD% 2011 .221 39 33 122 11 27 3 1 0 8 32 .262 10 3 33 3 .294 1 5 1 2 42 1 4 .915 TOTAL .221 39 33 122 11 27 3 1 0 8 32 .262 10 3 33 3 .294 1 5 1 2 42 1 4 .915

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KEITH DEPEW

INF | Sr. | 6-0 | 190 | R/R Trussville, Ala. | Hewitt-Trussville

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#3

2011 (Junior) · Started all 57 games at second base for the Blazers · Committed just three errors in 272 total chances for a .989 fielding percentage · Did not commit an error in 24 Conference USA games · Posted a .276 batting average with six doubles, three triples, one homer and 25 RBI · Finished ninth in the league in assists (167) · Posted a streak of 34 consecutive games without committing an error (March 22-May 21) · Roped a career-high four hits vs. Rice in Pearl, Miss. in a C-USA Tournament victory on May 27 · Topped C-USA in sacrifice bunts with 14, tied for the third most in a single season in program history · Laced a pair of triples against Cleveland State on May 4 · Launched his first collegiate homer on May 8 at Southern Miss · Went 3-for-6 with five RBI including a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the 12th vs. Rice on April 23 · Finished the C-USA Tournament 7-for-14 over the course of three games · C-USA All-Academic Team and Capital One Academic All-District IV Second Team recipient · Named to the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll and earned the league’s academic medal 2010 (Sophomore) · Played mostly as an outfielder, appearing in 22 games and making 12 starts · Scored seven runs and drove in four · Went 2-for-2 on stolen base attempts · Hit safely in five straight games from Feb. 26 to March 3 · Went 2-for-4 with two RBI and a season-high five putouts March 3 against Kennesaw State · Selected to the All-Alaska Baseball League Second Team over the summer as a member of the Athletes in Action Fire · Earned a spot on the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll and received the C-USA Academic Medal 2009 (Freshman) · Saw action in 23 games, making six starts on the Blazer infield and one as the designated hitter · Logged a .353 batting average, tops among the UAB reserves · Collected three multi-hit games · Recorded a season-best three hits April 25 against UCF · Tallied two RBI, the first of his career, on a pinch-hit double March 11 versus UT Martin · Hit .455 in limited opportunities during league play with five hits in 11 at-bats · Named to the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll and received the league’s academic medal · Played during the summer for the Union City Greyhounds of the KIT (Kentucky, Illinois, Tennessee) League along with UAB teammate Danny Volk High School · Played at Hewitt-Trussville, where he was a team captain for head coach Jason Estabrook · Named the 2008 Alabama Baseball Coaches Association Student-Athlete of the Year · Selected all-metro by The Birmingham News · Honored as a Wendy’s High School Heisman Award winner · Recognized as a Rivals.com Student-Athlete of the Week · Selected honorable mention all-state in 2007 · Also captained his high school football team · Graduated with a 4.48 GPA as a member of the National Honor Society and the Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society · Was a member of the Young Life campus ministry and served as a Special Olympics volunteer Personal Brian Keith DePew, Jr. ... born Jan. 4, 1990 ... parents are Brian and Dana DePew ... has two brothers and one sister ... major is high school education with an emphasis in history.

Career Highs At Bats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 (3x) last vs. Rice (4/23/11) Hits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 vs. Rice (5/25/11) Runs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 (7x) last vs. Memphis (4/16/11) RBI. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 vs. Rice (4/23/11) Steals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 (7x) last vs. Rice (5/25/11) Hitting Streak. . . . . . . . . . . . 8 games (April 16-26, 2011)

Career Statistics

Year Avg GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB ATT PO A E FLD% 2009 .353 23 7 34 10 12 2 0 0 4 14 .412 5 0 5 0 .436 0 0 0 0 8 11 4 .826 2010 .179 22 12 56 7 10 1 0 0 4 11 .196 5 1 7 1 .258 0 0 2 2 18 6 3 .889 2011 .276 57 57 199 22 55 6 3 1 25 70 .352 14 5 41 2 .338 1 14 5 7 102 167 3 .989 TOTAL .266 102 76 289 39 77 9 3 1 33 95 .329 24 6 53 3 .334 1 14 7 9 128 184 10 .969

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JOHN FROST INF | Jr. | 6-1 | 185 | R/R Decatur, Ala. | Decatur

2011 (Sophomore)

· Played in all 56 games, making 53 starts, 46 of which came at first base · Hit .246 (52-for-211) with 40 RBI, 30 runs scored, six doubles and three homers · Committed just five errors for a .990 fielding percentage for the season · RBI total was second on the club, behind teammate Patrick Palmeiro · In 24 C-USA games made just one miscue (.996 fielding percentage) · Hit .260 (26-for-100) in league games · Recorded 14 multi-hit and nine multi-RBI games · Went 3-for-5 with three RBI vs. Cleveland State on March 4 · In the season series at Houston (April 8-10) hit .462 (6-for-13) with five RBI, five runs scored and two homers · Over the final eight games hit .452 (14-for-31) with seven RBI and six runs scored · Had multi-hit games in six of those eight games · Named to the C-USA All-Tournament Team held in Pearl, Miss. · Laced eight hits in 14 at bats (.571) with five RBI in league tourney · Topped C-USA in league games for chances (260) and put outs (246) · Tied for seventh in the league with six sac flies · Had walk-off RBI singles vs. Xavier (Feb. 27) and vs. Troy (April 26) 2010 (Freshman) · A Conference USA All-Freshman Team selection · Started 51 of a possible 53 games, primarily as the team’s designated hitter, and jumped right into the heart of the batting order · Ranked second among the Blazers with a .338 batting average, 14 doubles and 50 RBI · Ended the season on an 11-game hitting streak and posted hits in 15 of the final 16 games · Hit .323 in conference play with three home runs, six doubles and 22 RBI over 24 games · Did not see his batting average dip below .324 after March 3 · The March 8 C-USA Co-Hitter of the Week after hitting .643 over a four-game stretch against Kennesaw State and Eastern Illinois · Posted 21 multiple-hit games and 11 contests with multiple RBI · Had two four-game streaks with multiple hits High School · Played for coaches Steve Netherton and Mike Burns at Decatur High School · A three-time all-area selection by the Decatur Daily · A first-team Class 5A all-state selection in 2007 after compiling a .420 batting average with six home runs and 46 RBI as a sophomore · Selected as an Under Armour All-American and an East-West All-Star in 2008 · Hit .457 with eight homers and 36 RBI in 31 games as a junior · Participated in the Alabama Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Weekend and the East Coast Professional Baseball Showcase · Played summer baseball in the East Cobb program · Was named team MVP of the East Coast Shamrocks in 2008 after hitting .425 for the summer · Competed for the East Cobb Titans in the summer of 2009

Career Highs At Bats . . . . . . 6 (5x) last at Jacksonville State (5/10/11) Hits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 (9x) last vs. Rice (5/25/11) Runs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 (2x) last vs. UCF (5/15/11) RBI. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 at Troy (4/13/10) Steals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 (4x) last at Tulane (4/29/11) Hitting Streak. . . . . . . . . . . . 11 games (May 1-22, 2010)

Personal John Wilson Frost ... born April 23, 1991 in Decatur, Ala. ... parents are Keith and Jana Frost ... has one sister ... majoring in sport and health in society.

Career Statistics

Year Avg GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB ATT 2010 .338 52 51 210 37 71 14 1 5 50 102 .486 17 3 39 7 .391 3 1 2 2 2011 .246 56 53 211 30 52 6 0 3 40 67 .318 18 1 40 5 .301 6 3 2 3 TOTAL .292 108 104 421 67 123 20 1 8 90 169 .401 35 4 79 12 .345 9 4 4 5

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JACOB GERMAN C/RHP | Jr. | 6-0 | 180 | R/R Hoschton, Ga. | Mill Creek HS

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2011 (Sophomore) · Shared catching duties with teammate Harry Clark · Saw action in 35 games, making 23 starts · Of his 23 starts, 22 came at catcher · Pitched in five games out of the Blazer bullpen · Hit .229 with three doubles and 16 RBI · Threw out 41.9 percent (13 of 31) of attempted base stealers, fifth in C-USA · Laced a double and had two RBI vs. Mississippi State on March 9 · Posted a career-day at Jacksonville State on April 5, recording career-highs with three hits and five RBI · Collected a pair of hits vs. Memphis at the C-USA Tournament on May 27 · Totaled 7.1 innings out of the bullpen · Tallied a pair of punch outs vs. Samford on March 16 · Collected the final five outs (2.1 innings) to earn his first collegiate save vs. Jacksonville State on May 11 2010 (Freshman) · Appeared in 32 games and made 20 starts behind the plate · Led all Conference USA catchers in caught stealing percentage at 32.4 percent, throwing out 25 of 37 potential base stealers · Tied for third in the league with 12 runners caught stealing despite splitting time at catcher · Tied for second in the conference with three pickoffs · Hit .221 with a pair of home runs and 14 RBI · Had five multiple-RBI games · Hit first collegiate home run April 21 at Samford and added another May 7 at Memphis · A Great Lakes Collegiate League All-Star over the summer as a member of the Delaware Cows High School · Played for coach Doug Jones at Mill Creek High School · Selected first-team all-county and first-team all-region by the Gwinnett Daily Post as a junior in 2008 and again as a senior in 2009 · Helped his team to a top 10 final ranking as a senior · Hit .363 with two home runs and 27 RBI as a junior to earn all-region honors from the Atlanta Journal Constitution and help Mill Creek’s region championship team to a No. 5 ranking in Georgia’s Class 5A · Tabbed a Georgia Dugout Club Top 100 performer in 2007 and 2008 and was selected the Gwinnett Dugout Club Player of the Month for April 2008 · A member of his school’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes · Played summer baseball for Team Georgia and the West Florida Young Guns Personal Jacob Hunter German ... born Feb. 12, 1991 in DeKalb County, Ga. ... parents are Beth Edwards and Darryl German ... has four brothers ... major is communication studies management.

Career Highs Pitching Innings Pitched . . . . . . . . 2.1 at Jacksonville State (5/11/11) Strikeouts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 vs. Samford (3/16/11) Hits Allowed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 (2x) last vs. UCf (5/15/11) Walks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 vs. Samford (3/16/11) Runs Allowed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 vs. UCF (5/15/11) Earned Runs Allowed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 vs. UCF (5/15/11) Hitting At Bats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 (5x) last vs. Memphis (4/16/11) Hits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 vs. Cleveland State (3/4/11) Runs . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 (5x) last at Jacksonville State (4/5/11) RBI. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 at Jacksonville State (4/5/11) Steals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N/A Hitting Streak. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 games (April 6-18, 2010)

Career Statistics

Year Avg GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB ATT 2010 .221 32 20 77 13 17 1 0 2 14 24 .312 4 5 25 1 .299 1 2 0 0 2011 .229 35 23 83 9 19 3 0 0 16 22 .265 10 1 20 0 .313 2 5 0 0 TOTAL .225 67 43 160 22 36 4 0 2 30 46 .288 14 6 45 1 .306 3 7 0 0

PO A E FLD% 159 24 8 .958 142 29 3 .983 301 53 11 .970

Year ERA W L App GS CG SHO CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/Avg WP HBP BK SFA SHA 2011 8.59 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 1 7.1 7 8 7 1 3 1 0 0 33 .250 0 3 0 1 0 TOTAL 8.59 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 1 7.1 7 8 7 1 3 1 0 0 33 .250 0 3 0 1 0 33

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DAVID HAYES

LHP | Sr. | 6-2 | 200 | L/L Homewood, Ala. | Shelton State CC 2011 (Junior) · Southpaw worked in 14 games, featuring eight starts · Posted a record of 1-2 with a 6.75 ERA over 52 innings · Utilized primarily as a midweek starter for the Blazers · Fired 6.0 innings, giving up just one earned run on three hits in a no decision vs. Jacksonville State on March 1 · Surrendered just one earned run off six hits with three punch outs in 6.1 innings in a no decision vs. Alabama on March 29 · Posted career highs in innings pitched (7.1) and strikeouts (5) to earn the win against Kennesaw State on April 12 · Named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll 2010 (Shelton State CC) · Played for coach Bobby Sprowl · Helped Shelton State to a 35-23 overall record and a 22-5 mark in conference play · Pitched 65.1 innings over 15 appearances · Posted a 5-5 record with a 4.68 ERA · Selected to the Alabama Community College Conference All-Tournament Team · Played alongside fellow Blazer newcomer Coy Arrowood 2009 (Mississippi State) · Appeared in six games and made three starts · Named to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll · Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Leadership Planning Committee · Recruited by former MSU head coach and current UAB volunteer assistant Ron Polk · Competed over the summer for the Faquier Gators in Warrenton, Va., and was selected to the Valley League All-Star Team High School · A four-year letterwinner as a pitcher and first baseman for coach Doug Gann at Homewood High School · A two-time Birmingham News All-Metro selection and two-time Alabama Baseball Coaches Association All-Star · Posted a 4-4 record with a 3.29 ERA and 69 strikeouts in 51 innings as a senior in 2008 · Named to the Over The Mountain Journal All-Star Team · Struck out 81 and walked just 14 in 61.2 innings on his way to five wins and a 3.06 ERA as a junior in 2007 · Went 7-3 with a 2.61 ERA as a sophomore · Managed a career-best 2.59 ERA as a freshman · Also played quarterback at Homewood

Career Highs Innings Pitched . . . . . 7.1 vs. Kennesaw State (4/12/11) Strikeouts. . . . . . . . . . . . 5 vs. Kennesaw State (4/12/11) Hits Allowed. . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 (3x) last vs. Troy (4/26/11) Walks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 vs. Troy (4/26/11) Runs Allowed. . . . . . . . 8 at Jacksonville State (5/10/11) Earned Runs Allowed. 8 at Jacksonville State (5/10/11)

Personal David Alan Hayes ... born Aug. 27, 1989 in Homewood, Ala. ... parents are Tim and Jean Hayes ... has one brother and one sister... majoring in early childhood education.

Career Statistics Year 2011 TOTAL

ERA W L App GS CG SHO CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/Avg WP HBP BK SFA SHA 6.75 1 2 14 8 0 0 0 0 52.0 60 43 39 27 24 18 2 3 238 .299 1 3 0 2 5 6.75 1 2 14 8 0 0 0 0 52.0 60 43 39 27 24 18 2 3 238 .299 1 3 0 2 5

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CHASE MALLARD RHP | So. | 6-2 | 185 | R/R Cullman, Ala. | Cullman HS

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2011 (Freshman) · Made 13 total appearances and started two games as a true-freshman · Was the starting pitcher vs. Samford (March 16) and Troy (April 19) · Finished with a 1-1 record, 3.20 ERA in 25.1 innings · Held opponents to a .266 batting average · Kept the opposition off the scoreboard in nine of 13 outings · Did not allow a hit or run over his first four collegiate outings, totaling five innings · Blanked Cleveland State on March 4 for the final two innings with a career-best four strikeouts, teaming up with Ryan Woolley for the team’s lone shutout of 2011 · In his start at Troy pitched a career-high 6.0 innings, allowing one earned run off five hits to earn the victory High School · Played for coach Brent Patterson at Cullman High School · Helped Cullman to a state championship in 2008 and a state semifinal appearance in 2009 · Went 5-3 with a 3.18 ERA as a junior, striking out 45 batters in 44 innings despite missing half the season because of injury · Played summer baseball for the Bama Bombers · Helped his 2008 Bombers team to a fourth-place finish in the 16U USA Baseball World Championship in Jupiter, Fla. · Played in the Alabama High School Coaches Association North-South baseball doubleheader · Member of the National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society · Played at the same high school as former Blazer pitcher Blake Huddleston Personal Benjamin Chase Mallard ... born Nov. 22, 1991 in Cullman, Ala. ... parents are Tony and Cindy Mallard ... has one sister ... majoring in business management.

Career Highs Innings Pitched . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.0 at Troy (4/19/11) Strikeouts. . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 vs. Cleveland State (3/4/11) Hits Allowed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 vs. Samford (3/16/11) Walks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 (2x) last at So. Miss (5/7/11) Runs Allowed. . . . . . . . . . 5 (2x) last at So. Miss (5/7/11) Earned Runs Allowed . . . . . . . . . . 4 at So. Miss (5/7/11)

Career Statistics Year 2011 TOTAL

ERA W L App GS CG SHO CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/Avg WP HBP BK SFA SHA 3.20 1 1 13 2 0 0 1 0 25.1 25 12 9 13 13 7 0 0 114 .266 0 2 0 4 1 3.20 1 1 13 2 0 0 1 0 25.1 25 12 9 13 13 7 0 0 114 .266 0 2 0 4 1

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MATT MORSE

INF | So. | 6-0 | 180 | R/R Sandwich, Ill. | Sandwich HS 2011 (Freshman)

· A valuable late inning substitution, seeing action in 22 games all off the bench · Entered 14 times as a pinch runner · Scored a total of five runs · Posted one hit in five at bats · Lone hit came at Southern Miss on May 7 · Scored a run against UCF at the C-USA Tournament on May 26 High School · Finished his high school career playing for coach Derek Avery at Sandwich High School · Ranked among the top prospects in the 2010 signing class by PGCrosschecker.com, a service of Perfect Game USA · A two-time Illinois all-state selection · Named all-area and all-conference after hitting .477 during his senior year in 2010 · An academic all-conference honoree · Played his first three years of prep baseball at Aurora Christian High School · A 2009 Rawlings Preseason High School All-American · Hit better than .400 with an on-base percentage better than .600 in each of his three seasons at Aurora Christian · An all-area and all-conference selection at Aurora Christian · Voted his team’s MVP as a freshman and a junior · Also a recipient of his team’s Silver Slugger Award as the top hitter · Played summer baseball for the Illinois Sparks · Competed in the 2009 World Wood Bat Association National Championship as a member of the Midwest Stars · Played for Cangelosi Baseball in the 2009 Fall WWBA World Championship · Played for Team Illinois in the Midwest Classic Invitational and attended the 2009 Perfect Game National Showcase · Also an all-state performer in football as a wide receiver at Aurora Christian Personal Matthew Joseph Morse ... born June 9, 1991 in Chicago, Ill. ... parents are John and Mary Morse ... has one sister ... majoring in business marketing.

Career Highs At Bats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 vs. Xavier (2/26/11) Hits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 at So. Miss (5/7/11) Runs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 (5x) last vs. UCF (5/26/11) RBI. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N/A Steals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N/A Hitting Streak. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 game (Feb. 26, 2011)

Career Statistics Year Avg GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB ATT PO A E FLD% 2011 .200 22 0 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 .200 3 0 3 0 .500 0 1 0 2 3 3 0 1.000 TOTAL .200 22 0 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 .200 3 0 3 0 .500 0 1 0 2 3 3 0 1.000

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RYAN NANCE

RHP | Sr. | 5-11 | 195 | L/R Brandon, Miss. | Hinds CC

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#2

2011 (Junior) · Served as the team’s closer and an outfielder · Appeared in 32 games, making 26 starts, 21 in left field · Pitched in a team-high 21 contests, all out of the bullpen · Finished with eight saves, tied for fourth in Conference USA · Save total tied for the sixth most in a season in UAB history · Finished 2-5 with 38 strikeouts in 33.2 innings · Did not allow a run over first 11 appearances, totaling 14.2 innings · During stretch, collected seven saves, allowed just five hits and totaled 22 strikeouts · Strung together six straight appearances with a save (March 16-April 2) · Earned first career win in debut on February 19 vs. Arkansas State · Registered first save against Xavier on February 25 with a two inning stint · Recorded at least one strikeout in 18 of 21 appearances · Punched out a career-high four batters on three occasions, last vs. Memphis on April 16 · Averaged 10.2 strikeouts per nine innings · Hit .205 with seven RBI and four extra base hits · Walked 21 times and put down nine sacrifices · Roped two hits and knocked in a pair at Marshall on March 27 · Went 2-for-5, including a triple and two RBI at Houston on April 8 · Named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll

2009-10 (Hinds CC)

· Played for coach Sam Temple and alongside fellow Blazer newcomer Michael Busby · Helped Hinds to a Mississippi state championship in 2010 and back-to-back regional appearances · Went 6-3 on the mound with a 4.82 ERA as a sophomore in 2010 · Struck out 63 and walked just 16 in 65 and one-third innings as a sophomore · Hit .340 at the plate with five triples, 28 runs scored and 17 RBI · Successful on 7-of-9 steal attempts · Went 2-2 on the mound with a 3.50 ERA as a freshman in 2009 · Struck out 35 batters in 36.2 innings in freshman campaign

High School

· A three-year letterwinner at Northwest Rankin High School in Brandon, Miss., for coach Jeff McClaskey · Team captain as a senior in 2008 · Earned all-metro honors from the Clarion-Ledger and Mississippi 5A all-state recognition in 2008 · A two-time all-district selection · Went 11-2 with a 3.12 ERA and 72 strikeouts in 75.2 innings as a senior · Managed an 8-3 record with a 2.36 ERA and 52 strikeouts as a junior in 2007 · Played summer baseball for the Jackson 96ers and was named team MVP at the East Cobb Perfect Game Showcase Tournament in 2007 · A Phi Theta Kappa honors student and a member of the Alpha Beta Gamma business honor society

Personal

Ryan Michael Nance ... born Sept. 11, 1989 in Houston, Texas ... parents are Michael and Stephanie Nance and Renee Nance ... has two brothers and one sister ... majoring in marketing.

Career Highs Pitching Innings Pitched . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.0 vs. Memphis (4/16/11) Strikeouts. . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 (3x) last vs. Memphis (4/16/11) Hits Allowed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 (2x) last vs. UCF (5/14/11) Walks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 vs. UT Martin (3/20/11) Runs Allowed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 vs. UCF (5/14/11) Earned Runs Allowed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 vs. UCF (5/14/11) Hitting At Bats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 at Marshall (3/27/11) Hits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 (2x) last at Houston (4/8/11) Runs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 vs. Xavier (2/25/11) RBI. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 (2x) last at Houston (4/8/11) Steals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 (2x) last at Marshall (3/27/11) Hitting Streak. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 games (Feb. 25-27, 2011)

Career Statistics Year Avg GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB ATT PO A E FLD% 2011 .205 32 26 83 15 17 3 1 0 7 22 .265 21 2 22 2 .374 1 9 2 3 42 6 1 .980 TOTAL .205 32 26 83 15 17 3 1 0 7 22 .265 21 2 22 2 .374 1 9 2 3 42 6 1 .980 Year 2011 TOTAL

ERA W L App GS CG SHO CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/Avg WP HBP BK SFA SHA 6.68 2 5 21 0 0 0 0 8 33.2 34 26 25 15 38 7 1 3 157 .258 2 5 0 0 5 6.68 2 5 21 0 0 0 0 8 33.2 34 26 25 15 38 7 1 3 157 .258 2 5 0 0 5 37

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DILLON NAPOLEON RHP | Sr. | 6-4 | 220 | R/R Winnetka, Ill. | Heartland CC 2011 (Junior)

· First UAB Player to earn C-USA Newcomer of the Year · Named Second Team All-Conference USA · Ended the year 5-3, 2.87 ERA with 56 strikeouts in 84.2 innings · Made 13 appearances, all starts for the Blazers · Surrendered just 70 hits, holding opponents to a .230 batting average, fifth lowest in CUSA · Seventh lowest ERA out of all C-USA arms · Pitched 6-plus innings and gave up three earned runs or less in 11 of 13 starts · Collected a career-high 11 strikeouts over 7.0 innings, giving up just one earned run to earn the win vs. Cleveland State on March 4 · Allowed just two earned runs over 8.0 innings to pick up the victory at Marshall on March 25 · Outdueled ECU’s Seth Maness in Greenville, N.C. on April 1 to earn his fourth win of the season with a complete game effort · In the ECU start, allowed just one run (unearned) off four hits, with two walks and five strikeouts en route to earning C-USA Pitcher of the Week (April 4)

2009-10 (Heartland CC)

· Played two years for coach Nate Metzger · An NJCAA Third-Team All-American in 2010 · Also tabbed the Mid-West Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Year · Posted a perfect 12-0 record with a 3.05 ERA in 13 starts as a sophomore · Tossed seven complete games, including four shutouts, in that sophomore campaign · Also struck out 88 batters and walked just 18 while holding opponents to a .234 batting average · Went 7-1 with a 2.62 ERA as a freshman in 2009 · Struck out 64 batters and walked 17 in 44.2 innings on his way to ranking third in the NJCAA in strikeouts per inning · Held opponents to a .229 batting average over 10 appearances and nine starts as he helped the Hawks to a 42-9 record · Pitched for the Springfield Sliders of the Prospect League, one of the top collegiate summer leagues in the country, in 2009

High School

· Played for his father Mike at New Trier High School · Earned all-state, all-conference and team MVP honors during his senior year in 2008 as a pitcher and shortstop · Named MVP of his American Legion team in the summer of 2008 · Also played quarterback and wide receiver for the football team at New Trier

Career Highs Innings Pitched . . . . . . . . . 9.0 vs. East Carolina (4/1/11) Strikeouts. . . . . . . . . . . . 11 vs. Cleveland State (3/4/11) Hits Allowed. . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 (3x) last vs. UCF (5/26/11) Walks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 vs. UT Martin (3/19/11) Runs Allowed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 vs. Rice (4/22/11) Earned Runs Allowed. . . . . . . . . . . . 7 vs. Rice (4/22/11)

Personal

Dillon Thomas Napoleon ... born June 6, 1990 in Park Ridge, Ill. ... parents are Mike and Melanie Napoleon ... has one brother, Dusty, who plays professional baseball in the Oakland A’s organization … majoring in communication studies management.

Career Statistics Year 2011 TOTAL

ERA W L App GS CG SHO CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/Avg WP HBP BK SFA SHA 2.87 5 3 13 13 1 0 0 0 84.2 70 35 27 26 56 14 1 3 355 .230 4 10 1 5 9 2.87 5 3 13 13 1 0 0 0 84.2 70 35 27 26 56 14 1 3 355 .230 4 10 1 5 9

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PATRICK PALMEIRO INF/OF | Sr. | 6-1 | 205 | R/R Colleyville, Texas | Howard College

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2011 (Junior) · Started all 57 games, with 52 coming at third base · Topped the team in doubles (16), homers (8), RBI (43), total bases (109) and slugging percentage (.462) · Home run total (8) ranked sixth in C-USA · Hit .284 for the season and reached base at a .342 clip · Recorded at least one hit in 45 of 57 games · Finished with 18 multi-hit games and 10 contests of two-or-more RBI · Earned C-USA Hitter of the Week on March 7, hitting .389, slugging .667 with nine RBI, three runs scored, two doubles and one homer · Went 2-for-4 with a homer and three RBI in his debut for the Blazers vs. Virginia on February 18 · A triple shy of the cycle at Troy going 3-for-4 with a two-run homer and career-high four RBI on April 19 · Finished the year on a five-game hit streak, going 10-for-22 with five runs scored and five RBI from May 20-27 2010 (Howard College) · Played one year for coach Britt Smith · Posted a .255 batting average with 13 RBI, eight runs scored and three doubles in 21 games 2009 (Grayson County College) · Played one year for coach Dusty Hart High School · Played at Colleyville Heritage High School for coach Alan McDougal · Selected in the 22nd round of the 2008 MLB draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates · A second-team all-district selection as a third baseman his senior year · An honorable mention 2008 Under Armour Preseason All-America selection · Participated in the 2008 Perfect Game World Showcase · Named to the 2008 Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason Texas Region All High School Senior First Team Personal Patrick Ryne Palmeiro ... born March 6, 1990 ... parents are Rafael and Lynne Palmeiro... has one brother ... father Rafael played 20 Major League seasons for the Cubs, Rangers and Orioles and is a member of the 500 home run and 3,000 hit clubs ... majoring in business management.

Career Highs At Bats . . . . . . 6 (2x) last at Jacksonville State (5/10/11) Hits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 (4x) last at Utah (5/20/11) Runs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 (5x) last vs. Rice (5/25/11) RBI. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 at Troy (4/19/11) Steals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 (2x) last at Utah (5/20/11) Hitting Streak. . . . . . 9 games (Feb. 26-March 12, 2011)

Career Statistics Year Avg GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB ATT PO A E FLD% 2011 .284 57 57 236 31 67 16 1 8 43 109 .462 20 2 56 2 .342 2 0 2 3 44 93 12 .919 TOTAL .284 57 57 236 31 67 16 1 8 43 109 .462 20 2 56 2 .342 2 0 2 3 44 93 12 .919

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RYAN PRINZING OF | So. | 5-10 | 190 | L/R Oswego, Ill. | Oswego HS

2011 (Freshman) · Saw action in nine games, making three starts · Collected a .231 batting average, roping three hits in 13 at bats · Knocked in four runs and reached base at a .353 clip · Went 2-for-3 with a double and RBI at Utah on May 21 · Started a C-USA Tournament game vs. Memphis and recorded a RBI single · Named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll High School · A three-year starter for coach Chris Neitzel at Oswego High School · A three-time all-area and all-conference selection · Broke the Oswego career records for hits, doubles, RBI, runs scored, total bases, walks and most times on base · Hit .457 as a senior · Won his team’s offensive MVP award three years in a row · Selected as his team’s Rookie of the Year in 2008 · Helped Oswego to a sectional championship in 2009 · Earned a spot on the honor roll all four years of high school Personal Ryan Robert Prinzing ... born July 21, 1991 in Naperville, Ill. ... parents are Tom and Jane Prinzing ... has three brothers ... majoring in business management.

Career Highs At Bats. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 vs. Memphis (5/27/11) Hits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 at Utah (5/21/11) Runs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N/A RBI. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 (4x) last vs. Memphis (5/27/11) Steals. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N/A Hitting Streak. . . . . . . . 2 games (May 21, 2011-Present)

Career Statistics Year Avg GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB ATT PO A E FLD% 2011 .231 9 3 13 0 3 1 0 0 4 4 .308 2 1 5 1 .353 1 0 0 0 8 0 0 1.000 TOTAL .231 9 3 13 0 3 1 0 0 4 4 .308 2 1 5 1 .353 1 0 0 0 8 0 0 1.000

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RYAN USSERY OF | Jr. | 5-10 | 170 | R/R Marietta, Ga. | Pope HS

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2011 (Sophomore) · Played in 46 games, making 36 of his 37 starts in right field · Finished with a .301 batting average with three homers and 16 RBI · Sported an on-base percentage of .376 and 59 total bases · Recorded 11 multi-hit and four multi-RBI games · Went 2-for-4 with a double, homer and two RBI at Coastal Carolina on March 13 · Ripped a pair of hits vs. Memphis on April 16 · Against Rice in the C-USA Tournament laced two hits, including a homer and four RBI on May 25 2010 (Freshman) · Played in 48 games with 46 starts in right field as a true freshman · Had 13 multiple-hit games · Hit safely in seven straight games from March 27-April 3 · Ranked fourth on the team with 10 doubles · Hit first career home run March 31 in win over Alabama at Regions Park · Drove in five of UAB’s six runs in an April 3 win at UCF · Successful on 10 of 12 stolen base chances · Had a career-high three hits and came up a home run shy of the cycle May 14 against Tulane · Ranked second among the UAB regulars with a .337 batting average in home games · An all-star selection over the summer in the Great South League as a member of the Cobb Premier Stars High School · Lettered four years at Pope High School for coach Jeff Rowland · Helped his team to a state championship as a senior in 2009 as he received all-county recognition and Pope’s Golden Glove award · Named his team’s Rookie of the Year as a freshman and MVP as both a sophomore and junior · Hit .407 with three home runs, 22 RBI and a .716 slugging percentage as a sophomore in 2007 · Managed a .382 average as a junior in 2008 · Played summer baseball for the East Cobb Baseball Club · Named MVP of the East Cobb Astros (17-U) in 2008 · Played in the fall for the East Cobb Titans (18-U) · His 16-Under team won the Perfect Game BCS National Championship, advanced to the Elite Eight of the Perfect Game World Wood Bat Tournament and reached the Final Four of the CABA World Series · An honor roll student as a senior at Pope Personal Ryan Ussery ... born Nov. 7, 1990 in Roswell, Ga. ... parents are Ron and Deborah Ussery ... has one brother ... major is business.

Career Highs At Bats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 vs. Memphis (4/16/11) Hits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 vs. Tulane (5/14/10) Runs . . . . . . . . . 3 (2x) last vs. Western Illinois (3/19/10) RBI. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 at UCF (4/3/10) Steals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 (13x) last vs. Rice (5/25/11) Hitting Streak. 7 games (2x) last March 12-April 2, 2011

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Year Avg GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB ATT PO A E FLD% 2010 .275 48 46 167 33 46 10 3 2 16 68 .407 23 2 33 0 .370 0 0 10 12 91 2 4 .959 2011 .301 46 37 136 18 41 7 1 3 16 59 .434 18 0 29 2 .376 3 2 3 6 78 3 4 .953 TOTAL .287 94 83 303 51 87 17 4 5 32 127 .419 41 2 62 2 .372 3 2 13 18 169 5 8 .956

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TANNER BRYANT

INF/RHP | Jr. | 6-2 | 195 | R/R Newnan, Ga. | Southern Union State CC

2010-11 (Southern Union State CC) · Played two seasons for the Bison under coach Jabo Jordan · Captured the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) Championship in 2011 · Southern Union advanced to the National Junior College Athletic Association World Series in Grand Junction, Colo. · Team finished the year 42-20 and ranked 12th overall in the final NJCAA rankings · Hit .333 over two games at the NJCAA World Series · Posted a 6-1 record and 3.86 ERA in 11 games, totaling 40 strikeouts in 56 innings last season · Finished 2011 with a .294 batting average, 24 runs, four homers and 32 RBI · Hit .295 with 16 runs scored and 18 RBI, while collecting three saves in 22 innings on the mound in 2010

Personal Tanner Andrew Bryant … born March 8, 1991 … son of Ronnie and Leigh Anne Bryant … has one brother and one sister … majoring in business management.

High School · Three-year starter at Landmark Christian School for Phil Williams · A two-time all-state selection in Georgia · Team advanced to the state finals twice · Tabbed by MaxPreps as a Small School Baseball All-American in 2008 · Named 2008 Atlanta Journal-Constitution City Life Player of the Year and a three-time all-region selection · Finished high school career with a 24-8 record, 2.97 ERA and 134 strikeouts on the mound, along with a .387 batting average, 29 home runs and 127 RBI · Clubbed 15 homers during his junior campaign

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CHASE DAVIS

RHP/INF/OF | Fr. | 6-0 | 190 | R/R Montgomery, Ala. | Alabama Christian Academy

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· Played at Alabama Christian Academy for coach Don Gilliam · Alabama All-State Class 4A selection by the Alabama Sports Writers in 2011 · All-Metro Player of the Year in 2011 by Montgomery Advertiser · Played in the state championship game as a freshman · Team advanced to the state final four in 2009 · Tied for third for triples in a season (11) as a sophomore · Top 100 in-state player by Alabama Top Prospects

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Chase Aaron Davis … born April 28, 1992 … son of Sonny and Melinda Davis … has two sisters and one brother … majoring in criminal justice.


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GRIFFIN GUM

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OF | Fr. | 6-2 | 180 | R/R Charlotte, N.C. | Charlotte Christian School High School

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· Played at Charlotte Christian School for coach Greg Simmons · Named team Most Valuable Player as a senior

Griffin Wesley Gum … born January 17, 1993 … son of Roger and Susan Gum … father played infield at Kentucky … has two brothers … majoring in communications.

· Garnered all-conference, all-state and All-Charlotte Observer Team honors as a senior · Hit four homers and 26 RBI in 2011 · Set a new school record with a .550 batting average as a senior · Reached base in every game and collected a hit in 29 of 31 contests · Was 20 of 23 on stolen base attempts last season · Member of the Charlotte Hurricanes travel squad

TYLER HAMBY INF | R-Fr. | 5-10 | 180 | R/R Moody, Ala. | Moody HS

Personal Tyler Pharr Hamby ... born May 22, 1992 in Birmingham, Ala. ... parents are Bryan and Sally Hamby ... has one brother ... majoring in biology.

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Freshman (2011) · Redshirt · Named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll High School · Played at Moody High School for coach Raphael Greaux · A two-time All-St. Clair County selection (2009, 2010) · A career .374 hitter in high school with 39 doubles and 77 RBI · Posted a .433 career on-base percentage and a .573 career slugging percentage · Walked 41 times and struck out just 36 in his four years · Hit .406 as a senior with a .625 slugging percentage, 11 doubles and 26 RBI in 25 games · Successful on 35 of 44 steal attempts in his career · A Wendy’s High School Heisman winner · Class president and valedictorian · Member of the National Beta Club, Student Council Association, Mu Alpha Theta, Sigma Delta Phi and Fellowship of Christian Athletes · Area winner for the Bryant-Jordan Scholar-Athlete award

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WES HOLLEY

RHP | R-Jr. | 6-2 | 200 | R/R Moulton, Ala. | Wallace State CC

2011 (Sophomore) · Did not see game action due to injury. · Named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll and earned the league’s academic medal 2009-10 (Wallace State CC) · Played for coach Randy Putman at Wallace State · Redshirt the 2010 season due to injury · Limited to just four innings in 2010 but struck out eight batters · Went 4-1 with a 2.33 ERA as a freshman in 2009 · Recorded 49 strikeouts in 38.2 innings while holding opponents to a .144 batting average in that freshman campaign · Helped Wallace State to a 38-13 overall record in 2009

Personal Wesley Manning Holley ... born Aug. 18, 1989 ... parents are John and Sheila Holley ... has one brother ... majoring in physical education (exercise science concentration).

High School · Played at Lawrence County High School in Moulton, Ala., for coach Rory Carpenter · Guided his team to the state semifinals as a senior in 2008 · A Class 4A all-state selection by the Alabama Sportswriters Association and 4A Pitcher of the Year as a senior · A two-way player and one of Lawrence County’s top hitters · Also an all-state selection as a junior · Earned all-county and all-area recognition every year of his high school career

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TYLER JOHNSON

RHP | R-Jr. | 6-2 | 205 | R/R Trussville, Ala. | Mississippi State

2011 (Sophomore) · Was not on the roster due to injury

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2010 (Redshirt Freshman) · Sat out 2010 due to NCAA transfer rules after transferring from Mississippi State 2009 (Mississippi State) · Redshirted after suffering a knee injury · Selected to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll · Recognized on the President’s List, Dean’s List and Bulldog Honor Roll High School · Four-year standout performer as a pitcher and infielder for coach Jason Estabrook at HewittTrussville High School, where he teamed with fellow Blazer Keith DePew · Paced the Huskies at the plate with a .442 batting average and 23 doubles · Earned Birmingham News All-Metro honors as a first baseman in 2008 · Registered a staff-leading 85 strikeouts with two saves in 56 innings · Named by Collegiate Baseball to the 2008 Preseason Under Armour High School All-American team · Compiled a 16-5 career record with 231 strikeouts pitching for the Huskies · Compiled a 5-3 record with a save and a 2.88 ERA his junior season and was 3-0 with a 1.30 ERA in 2006 · Selected to play on the USA Youth National Team that won the gold medal in the 2006 Pan American Championships in Venezuela 44

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Robert Tyler Johnson ... born Feb. 19, 1990 in Trussville, Ala. ... parents are Janet and Dusty Johnson ... has one sister ... major is psychology (pre-medicine).

· Selected to compete in the 2007 East Coast Pro Showcase in Lakeland, Fla. · Named a Louisville Slugger High School All-American and invited to play in the 2007 AFLAC All-American Game · Played summer league baseball in 2006 and 2007 with the Bama Bombers, coached by Greg Legg · Graduated from Hewitt-Trussville as an honor graduate and member of the National Honor Society, the National Society of High School Scholars, Mu Alpha Theta and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.


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SAM KELLEY

LHP/1B | R-Fr. | 6-3 | 210 | L/L Moundville, Ala. | Southern Academy

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2011 (Freshman) · Redshirt · Named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll and earned the league’s academic medal

Personal Samuel David Kelley ... born Nov. 14, 1991 in Birmingham, Ala. ... son of David Kelley ... has

High School · Played for coach Steve King at Southern Academy · An Alabama Independent School Association All-State Honorable Mention selection as a senior · Hit .469 with eight home runs and 26 RBI as a junior · Went 7-1 on the mound with a 1.31 ERA · Selected to participate in the Alabama Baseball Coaches Association 2009 All-Star Weekend · Played American Legion summer baseball for Tuscaloosa Post 34 · Quarterbacked his high school football team to the AISA Class AA state semifinals in 2009 · Earned Alabama Independent School Association All-State honors from the Tuscaloosa News in 2008 · Topped 1,000 yards passing as both a junior and a senior · Member of the National Honor Society

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WES KENT

INF | Fr. | 5-10 | 175 | R/R Fairhope, Ala. | Fairhope HS

Personal Isaac Wesley Kent … born Sept. 11, 1992 … son of Jeff and Pam Kent … has one brother … majoring in biology.

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High School · A three-year varsity player at Fairhope High School for coach Stu Fuller · Registered a .379 batting average his senior season · Leadoff hitter collected a team-best 24-game hit streak in 2011 with a .469 batting average during that stretch · Ended career at Fairhope with a career average of .336, 103 runs, 79 RBI and 12 homers · Helped lead the Pirates to the semifinals of the 6A state playoffs in 2010 · Top 100 in-state player by Alabama Top Prospects · Member of the National Honor Society

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ALEX LUNA

RHP | Fr. | 6-5 | 195 | R/R Huntsville, Ala. | Grissom HS

High School · Three-year player at Grissom High School for coach Adam Moseley · Helped team capture the 6A Area 14 Baseball Championship and finish state runners up · Earned 2011 Huntsville Times First Team honors · Top 100 in-state player by Alabama Top Prospects

Personal Alex Cole Luna … born February 11, 1993 … son of Alan and Cindy Luna … has two brothers … majoring in business management.

· Posted a 7-0 record and hit .315 with 30 runs scored as a sophomore to earn Huntsville Coaches All-County Team

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TYLER MIMS

C | R-Fr. | 5-11 | 210 | R/R Hoover, Ala. | Hoover HS

2011 (Freshman) · Redshirt · Named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll and earned the league’s academic medal High School · Played for coach Rick Davis at Hoover High School · A 2010 all-state selection and Hoover’s varsity MVP · A two-time all-metro selection · Hit .423 as a senior with a .529 on-base percentage, 15 doubles and 22 RBI · Walked 26 times and struck out just nine as a senior · Helped Hoover to the 6A state championship in 2008 · Hit .380 with a .520 on-base percentage, seven doubles and 19 RBI as a junior in 2009 · Hit .333 as a sophomore in 2008 with a .447 on-base percentage, eight doubles and 17 RBI · Participated in the Alabama Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Weekend · Played summer baseball for the Excel Baseball Academy in Oxford, Ala. · Was a linebacker for the Hoover football team · Helped Hoover to a state runner-up finish on the gridiron in 2008 and earned the Bucs’ Coaches Award · A member of the National Honor Society and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes

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Personal Tyler Alan Mims ... born Sept. 20, 1991 ... parents are Alan and Leda Mims ... has two brothers ... majoring in industrial distribution.


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DYLAN MUNGER

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LHP | Fr. | 6-3 | 185 | L/L Muscle Shoals, Ala. | Muscle Shoals HS

Personal Dylan Thomas Munger … born July 1, 1992 … son of Bryan and Kelly Munger … has two sisters and one brother … majoring in criminal justice.

High School · Played at Muscle Shoals High School for coach Paul Ellis · 2010 all-state and all-area selection and honorable mention pick in 2009 · Two-time participant in the Alabama All-Star Weekend in 2010 · Two-time Cy Young Award winner at Muscle Shoals · Served as team captain as a senior · Named Top Pitcher at Under Armour Showcase in 2010 · Top 100 in-state player by Alabama Top Prospects

EDWIN REYES

RHP/INF | R-Fr. | 6-3 | 195 | R/R Madison, Ala. | Bob Jones HS

Personal Edwin Ramon Reyes ... born May 20, 1992 ... parents are Edwin and Nancy Reyes ... has two brothers ... majoring in communications.

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2011 (Freshman) · Redshirt · Named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll and earned the league’s academic medal High School · A four-year varsity starter for head coach Jeff Bell at Bob Jones, where he was both a pitcher and an infielder · Helped Bob Jones to a 2010 area championship · Selected to the 2010 Huntsville Times Elite First Team · Went 4-4 on the mound with a 3.98 ERA as a senior · Led his team with a .420 batting average and also tallied 12 doubles, four home runs and 29 RBI · Posted a 5-1 record with a 3.23 ERA and 51 strikeouts in 47 innings as a junior in 2009 · Hit .330 at the plate for his junior season · Played summer baseball for the East Coast Grays · Competed in the 2009 World Wood Bat Association Tournament in East Cobb, Ga. · Received an 8.5 rating out of 10 at the 2008 Perfect Game Showcase series · An honor roll student and a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes

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TOM SAWYER

LHP | R-Jr. | 6-3 | 210 | L/L Robertsdale, Ala. | Alabama Southern CC

2011 (Junior) · Redshirt · Named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll

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2009-10 (Alabama Southern CC) · Played two seasons at Alabama Southern for coach Daniel Head · Posted four wins and a 5.21 ERA in 22 career appearances and 15 career starts · Struck out 43 batters in 54.1 innings as a freshman in 2009 · Worked a total of 74.1 innings in his two years · Held opponents to a .261 batting average

Thomas Duncan Sawyer ... born June 9, 1990 ... parents are Bill and Sandra Sawyer ... has one sister ... majoring in broadcasting.

High School · Played for coach Kevin Raley at Robertsdale High School · Won a national championship in the summer of 2008 with the Ohio Warhawks · Member of the National Honor Society, vice president of Fellowship of Christian Athletes and regional officer for FFA

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JEFF SCHALK

OF/1B | Fr. | 6-3 | 215 | L/R Wheaton, Ill. | Wheaton North HS

High School · Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 46th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft · A three-year varsity player at Wheaton North High School for coach Dan Schoessling · A three-time all-conference selection and named all-area as a senior · Earned 2011 DuPage Valley Conference Player of the Year · Holds Wheaton North records in career homers (17) and RBI (100) · Collected three homers, 25 RBI and hit .358 in final season · Hit better than .340 and roped 25 or more RBI in each season at Wheaton North

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Personal Jeffrey Craig Schalk … born July 19, 1992 … son of Jim and Pat Schalk … has one brother … majoring in business management.

TODD WILKINSON

INF | Fr. | 5-9 | 160 | L/R Hazel Green, Ala. | Hazel Green HS

High School · Played at Hazel Green High School for coach T.J. Orr · Named a Preseason Under Armour All-American · Selected as an East-West All-Star · Participated in the Alabama Coaches Association Top 100 Prospect Showcase · A member of four United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) teams · On three squads that advanced to the USSSA Elite World Series · Competed on a Baseball Players Association state championship team and AAU national championship squad · Played for the Excel Blue Wave of Excel Baseball Academy · Top 100 in-state player by Alabama Top Prospects 48

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Personal Jordan Todd Wilkinson … born October 28, 1992 … son of David Wilkinson and Paula Nerren … has two brothers and one sister … majoring in physical education.


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RHP | R-So. | 6-1 | 205 | R/R Guaynabo, Puerto Rico | Central Methodist 2011 (Sophomore) · Redshirt · Named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll

Personal Ruben AJ Tresgallo ... born June 10, 1991 in San Juan, Puerto Rico ... parents are Ruben and Clara Tresgallo ... has one brother and one sister ... majoring in biology (pre-med).

2010 (Central Methodist) · Played one year for coach Fred Smith at Central Methodist, an NAIA program in Fayette, Mo. · Appeared in 11 games and worked 41.2 innings · Recorded two wins on the mound High School · A three-year letterwinner for coach Julio Ruvira at Colegio Marista de Guaynabo · An all-league selection as a junior and senior · Part of a Big League national championship team · Played five high school sports, also competing in soccer, golf, tennis and futsal (a variant of soccer)

AARON WARREN RHP | R-Fr. | 6-7 | 195 | R/R Tyrone, Ga. | Sandy Creek HS Personal Aaron Scott Warren ... born June 3, 1992 in Fulton, Ga. ... parents are Mark and Rita Warren ... has one sister ... major is undeclared.

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2011 (Freshman) · Pitched in two games before suffering a season-ending injury · Received a medical redshirt · Fired a perfect inning of relief with a strikeout vs. Samford on March 16 · Recorded two strikeouts in an inning of work against UT Martin on March 20 High School · Played for coach Eddy Householder at Sandy Creek · A team captain · A second-team all-county selection as a junior in 2009 · Went 5-2 with a 3.32 ERA in that junior campaign · Struck out 41 and walked just four in 44.1 innings of work · Played summer baseball for the Home Plate Chili Dogs out of Peachtree City, Ga. · Pitched for the team in the 17-and-under World Wood Bat Association national tournament

Career Statistics Year ERA W L App GS CG SHO CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/Avg WP HBP BK SFA SHA 2011 4.50 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 2 1 1 1 3 2 0 0 XXX .222 0 0 0 0 0 TOTAL 4.50 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 2 1 1 1 3 2 0 0 XXX .222 0 0 0 0 0

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2011 Season Recap UAB posted its third straight winning season with a 29-28 record in 2011. The Blazers won four of their eight Conference USA series and advanced to the league tournament for the fourth time in five seasons, Here is a look back at some of the highlights from the 2010 campaign... Four Players Collect C-USA Postseason Accolades For the third season in a row, the Blazers had four players selected to the postseason all-conference teams. Center fielder Jamal Austin was named first-team All-Conference USA, while shortstop Nick Crawford and righthanded pitchers Dillon Napoleon and Ryan Woolley earned second team honors. Napoleon, who transferred to UAB after two seasons at Heartland C.C. (Normal, Ill.), earned the C-USA Newcomer of the Year award. He became the first Blazer to ever take home the honor. Additionally, John Frost was named to the C-USA All-Tournament Team after an impressive three-game stretch at the plate for UAB. Pair Of Blazers Drafted Center fielder Jamal Austin and right-handed pitcher Ryan Woolley were both selected in the 13th round of the 2011 MLB amateur draft. Austin was selected by the Seattle Mariners (393rd overall, while Woolley was drafted with the 407th selection by the Detroit Tigers. It marked the third time in Woolley’s career that he had been drafted. He was selected in the sixth round of the 2009 draft by the Atlanta Braves, and again in 2010 by the Texas Rangers in the 39th round. Winning Ways Continue For the third straight season, UAB finished with a winning record under head coach Bran Shoop. The Blazers posted a final mark of 2928 with a 9-15 record in C-USA games. The team finished 28-25 overall in 2010 and 31-26 in 2009. Defense Shines In 2011 The Blazers put forth a strong defensive effort in 2011, as the team finished with an overall fielding percentage of .975. The team’s percentage ranked third in the conference, trailing only UCF (.978) and Memphis (.977). In fact the Blazers finished with the 25th best fielding percentage in the nation. The team defense was even more impressive in C-USA games, where the Blazers posted a league-best percentage of .983. In conference games, UAB also led the league in chances (975), putouts (669) and was second in assists (289). The team also committed just 17 errors, fewest in C-USA, in 24 league contests.

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Shortstop Nick Crawford was the catalyst of the infield, leading the league in assists with 195. Crawford’s double-play partner, second baseman Keith DePew, also cracked the top 10 in the conference with 167 assists. DePew’s Defensive Streak Second baseman Keith DePew was nearly flawless throughout the 2011 campaign on the defensive side of the diamond. DePew was the only starting middle infielder to not commit an error during a C-USA game last season to finish with a perfect fielding percentage (1.000). He also posted a streak of 34 consecutive games (March 22-May 21) without committing an error. For the season, DePew made only three miscues in 272 total chances for a fielding percentage of .989. Starting Off Strong UAB started off the 2011 league schedule in impressive fashion, winning six of its first eight league games. During that stretch, the Blazers captured series at Marshall and Houston, sandwiched around taking two of three games at home versus East Carolina. Quality Victories The Blazers finished the 2011 campaign with victories over some strong competition. In total, UAB racked up nine victories against teams that finished in the RPI’s top 50. The Blazers concluded the year with a RPI ranking of 74. Blazers Hit The Books Under UAB head coach Brian Shoop, the Blazers continued to be successful in the classroom, sporting a team GPA of over 3.1 for the fall semester. During the fall, 22 student-athletes recorded a 3.0 or better GPA. Leading the group has been Keith DePew, who was named to the Conference USA All-Academic Team last spring and also earned a spot on the Capital One Academic All-District IV Second Team. Ryan Woolley joined DePew on the league’s all-academic squad. Through five seasons as the head coach, Brian Shoop has had 88 players named to the C-USA Commissioner’s honor roll for compiling a 3.0 GPA or better, while 24 student-athletes have earned the league’s academic medal for totaling a 3.75 GPA or better.


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2011 Season Recap Making The Sacrifice The Blazers put down sacrifice bunts more frequently than any other team in Conference USA last year, totaling 74 in 57 games. Not only did UAB’s sacrifice bunt total lead the league, it ranked 12th in the nation. Keith DePew and Nick Crawford ranked first and second individually in Conference USA in sac bunts with 14 and 12, respectively. Crawford ended his four-year career with the Blazers with 60 sac bunts. That total marked the most in school history, C-USA history and finished second all-time in NCAA, trailing only UC Irvine’s Ben Orloff’s 86 bunts from 2006-09. Running & Gunning UAB was one of the most successful teams in Conference USA at not only stealing bases, but throwing out potential base stealers as well. On the base paths, the Blazers totaled 68 swipes, led by league-leader Jamal Austin (26 stolen bases) and Nick Crawford (18 stolen bases), who finished tied for fifth in the conference. The Blazers picked the right time to run, as they were only caught 20 times, tallying the highest successful steal percentage (77.2) in the conference The catching duo of Harry Clark and Jacob German, along with the pitching staff, did an outstanding job of gunning down poten-

tial base stealers in 2011. For the year, UAB caught 25 base stealers on 51 total attempts for a league-best caught stealing percentage of 49.0. Clark finished second in the conference in catching base runners, throwing out 10 of 18 attempts (55.6 percent), while German ranked fifth, nabbing 13 of 31 (41.9). UAB Posts Lowest ERA In 19 Years The UAB pitching staff finished with a team ERA of 4.27, the lowest by a Blazer team since 1992 (3.87 ERA). In fact, the team ERA was the fifth lowest in program history. The UAB arms also recorded the third lowest opponent’s batting average (.257) in school history as well. Crawford Sets UAB’s Games Played Record In his final season in Green and Gold, senior Nick Crawford set the school record for games played in a career, seeing action in 224 total contests from 2008-11. He surpassed Kristin Metheny (1989-92), who played in 223 games during his career with the Blazers. Crawford also moved into second place at UAB on the career starts list. He started 220 games in a UAB uniform and trails only Metheny (222 games; 1989-92). One-Two Punch The tandem of Dillon Napoleon and Ryan Woolley combined to make every Friday and Saturday start but three on the mound for UAB during the regular season. They combined for 12 wins. Both pitchers were workhorses for UAB with Woolley leading Conference USA with 106.0 innings pitched, while Napoleon tossed 84.2 innings despite missing three starts towards the end of the season. They combined for three complete games this year, marking the first time since 2008 that the UAB pitching staff has produced multiple complete games in a season. Blazers Match School Strikeout Record In the 14-inning victory over Marshall on March 27, the UAB pitching staff tied a school record with 17 combined strikeouts. Starter Michael Busby fanned six batters, followed by Blake Huddleston with a career-high seven and two each for Ben Bullard and Ryan Nance. Blazer pitchers combined for a total of 34 strikeouts in the three-game series with the Thundering Herd, including 29 over the final two games of the weekend.

2011 Record Breakdown Total.......................................................... 28-27 Conference................................................. 9-15 Non-Conf.................................................. 20-13 Home.......................................................... 19-9 Away........................................................... 8-14 Neutral......................................................... 2-5 Day........................................................... 17-18 Night......................................................... 12-10 vs Left........................................................... 7-9 vs Right..................................................... 22-19 1-Run games................................................. 8-7 2-Run games................................................. 9-7 5+Run games................................................ 9-7 Extra inns...................................................... 3-3 Shutouts....................................................... 1-3 Scoring 0-2 runs.......................................... 2-11 Scoring 3-5 runs........................................ 10-14 Scoring 6-9 runs.......................................... 12-2 Scoring 10+ runs........................................... 5-1 Opponent 0-2 runs..................................... 16-1 Opponent 3-5 runs..................................... 8-10 Opponent 6-9 runs..................................... 4-14 Opponent 10+ runs...................................... 1-3 Scored in 1st inning.................................... 11-9 Scores first................................................ 19-10 Opp. scores first........................................ 10-18 After 6 leading............................................ 18-5 After 6 trailing............................................ 5-21 After 6 tied................................................... 6-2 After 7 leading............................................ 19-5 After 7 trailing............................................ 4-21 After 7 tied................................................... 6-2 After 8 leading............................................ 22-4 After 8 trailing............................................ 2-20 After 8 tied................................................... 5-3 Hit 0 home runs........................................ 19-22 Hit 1 home run............................................. 9-5 Hit 2+ home runs.......................................... 1-1 Opponent 0 home runs............................ 23-19 Opponent 1 home run.................................. 6-4 Opponent 2+ HRs......................................... 1-1 Made 0 errors........................................... 14-10 Made 1 error................................................ 6-9 Made 2+ errors............................................. 9-9 Opp. made 0 errors...................................... 4-8 Opp. made 1 error.................................... 10-11 Opp. made 2+ errors.................................. 15-9 Out-hit opponent....................................... 20-8 Out-hit by opponent................................... 5-19 Hits are tied.................................................. 4-1 Current losing streak....................................... 2 Longest winning streak.................................... 8 Longest losing streak....................................... 5

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2011 Results OVERALL RECORD: 29-28; HOME: 19-9; AWAY: 8-14; NEUTRAL: 2-5; CONFERENCE USA: 9-15 DATE OPPONENT RESULT Feb. 23 at Mississippi State 5-6 L Feb 18 vs. Virginia 4-6 L Feb 19 vs. Arkansas State W 5-3 Feb 20 at Auburn 0-6 L Feb 22 at Kennesaw State 1-3 L Feb 25 XAVIER W 4-2 Feb 26 XAVIER W 11-2 Feb 27 XAVIER W 7-6 Mar 01 JACKSONVILLE STATE W 6-1 Mar 04 CLEVELAND STATE W 10-5 Mar 04 CLEVELAND STATE W 13-0 Mar 06 CLEVELAND STATE W 6-5 Mar 09 MISSISSIPPI STATE W 6-4 Mar 12 vs. Notre Dame! 0-3 L Mar 12 vs. Kent State! 1-7 L Mar 13 at Coastal Carolina 3-5 L Mar 15 at Samford 4-5 L Mar 16 SAMFORD 2-9 L Mar 18 UT MARTIN W 4-2 Mar 19 UT MARTIN W 2-1 Mar 20 UT MARTIN W 8-6 Mar 22 at Alabama 3-6 L Mar 25 at Marshall* W 3-2 Mar 26 at Marshall* 2-3 L Mar 27 at Marshall* W 2-1 Mar 29 ALABAMA W 5-1 Apr 01 EAST CAROLINA* W 4-1 Apr 02 EAST CAROLINA* W 5-3 Apr 03 EAST CAROLINA* 5-8 L Apr 05 at Jacksonville State 10-13 L Apr 08 at Houston* W 10-1 Apr 09 at Houston* W 6-1 Apr 10 at Houston* 7-8 L Apr 12 KENNESAW STATE W 5-3 Apr 16 MEMPHIS* 4-6 L Apr 16 MEMPHIS* 3-4 L Apr 17 MEMPHIS* 1-6 L Apr 19 at Troy W 8-1 Apr 22 RICE* 5-9 L Apr 23 RICE* W 7-2 Apr 23 RICE* W 8-7 Apr 26 TROY W 4-3 Apr 29 at Tulane* 3-6 L Apr 30 at Tulane* 1-2 L May 01 at Tulane* W 7-1 May 06 at Southern Miss* 2-4 L May 07 at Southern Miss* 4-13 L May 08 at Southern Miss* 5-8 L May 10 at Jacksonville State W 14-11 May 11 JACKSONVILLE STATE W 4-2 May 13 UCF* 3-5 L May 14 UCF* 0-9 L May 15 UCF* 6-18 L May 20 at Utah 2-3 L May 21 at Utah W 6-4 May 25 vs. Rice# W 9-8 May 26 vs. UCF# 4-6 L May 27 vs. Memphis# 4-5 L

UAB R-H-E 5-6-2 4-7-0 5-9-1 0-4-0 1-5-2 4-8-1 11-15-2 7-12-2 6-8-2 10-12-2 13-15-0 6-8-3 6-8-1 0-5-0 1-9-3 3-12-1 4-10-0 2-4-2 4-9-3 2-6-0 8-11-3 3-9-0 3-4-0 2-9-1 2-11-0 5-7-0 4-8-1 5-6-0 5-10-1 10-10-0 10-11-0 6-7-0 7-8-2 5-8-0 4-15-0 3-11-2 1-7-2 8-11-1 5-10-1 7-9-0 8-12-1 4-7-0 3-4-1 1-5-0 7-9-0 2-8-0 4-9-1 5-12-0 14-17-2 4-8-0 3-11-1 0-7-1 6-11-2 2-5-1 6-11-3 9-17-0 4-11-2 4-13-2

OPP R-H-E INN. 6-10-2 9 6-12-1 9 3-9-3 9 6-6-1 9 3-7-1 9 2-5-1 9 2-8-3 9 6-14-1 9 1-4-1 9 5-10-1 9 0-4-2 9 5-6-2 9 4-3-2 9 3-6-1 9 7-10-2 9 5-10-1 9 5-7-1 9 9-13-3 9 2-7-1 9 1-4-1 (12) 6-6-2 9 6-11-1 9 2-6-0 9 3-2-0 9 1-11-2 (14) 1-7-0 9 1-4-2 9 3-7-2 9 8-12-2 9 13-15-5 9 1-6-1 9 1-3-3 9 8-9-2 9 3-8-1 9 6-14-2 (13) 4-10-1 (10) 6-10-0 9 1-7-3 9 9-11-1 9 2-3-1 9 7-14-3 (12) 3-8-0 9 6-9-2 9 2-7-0 9 1-5-1 9 4-10-2 9 13-13-2 9 8-7-0 9 11-13-7 9 2-6-0 9 5-11-0 9 9-10-0 (10) 18-20-0 8 3-11-1 9 4-6-2 9 8-14-4 9 6-10-0 9 5-9-1 9

OVERALL RECORD 0-1-0 0-1-0 1-1-0 1-2-0 1-3-0 2-3-0 3-3-0 4-3-0 5-3-0 6-3-0 7-3-0 8-3-0 9-3-0 9-4-0 9-5-0 9-6-0 9-7-0 9-8-0 10-8-0 11-8-0 12-8-0 12-9-0 13-9-0 13-10-0 14-10-0 15-10-0 16-10-0 17-10-0 17-11-0 17-12-0 18-12-0 19-12-0 19-13-0 20-13-0 20-14-0 20-15-0 20-16-0 21-16-0 21-17-0 22-17-0 23-17-0 24-17-0 24-18-0 24-19-0 25-19-0 25-20-0 25-21-0 25-22-0 26-22-0 27-22-0 27-23-0 27-24-0 27-25-0 27-26-0 28-26-0 29-26-0 29-27-0 29-28-0

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C-USA RECORD 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-1-0 2-1-0 2-1-0 3-1-0 4-1-0 4-2-0 4-2-0 5-2-0 6-2-0 6-3-0 6-3-0 6-4-0 6-5-0 6-6-0 6-6-0 6-7-0 7-7-0 8-7-0 8-7-0 8-8-0 8-9-0 9-9-0 9-10-0 9-11-0 9-12-0 9-12-0 9-12-0 9-13-0 9-14-0 9-15-0 9-15-0 9-15-0 9-15-0 9-15-0 9-15-0

PITCHER OF RECORD N. Graffeo (L 0-1) R. Woolley (L 0-1) R. Nance (W 1-0) M. Busby (L 0-1) T. Waltman (L 0-1) D. Napoleon (W 1-0) R. Woolley (W 1-1) B. Bullard (W 1-0) T. Waltman (W 1-1) D. Napoleon (W 2-0) R. Woolley (W 2-1) Huddleston (W 1-0) B. Bullard (W 4-0) R. Woolley (L 2-2) D. Napoleon (L 2-1) D. Hayes (L 0-1) Huddleston (L 1-1) C. Mallard (L 0-1) R. Woolley (W 3-2) B. Bullard (W 2-0) M. McKinley (W 1-0) Huddleston (L 1-2) D. Napoleon (W 3-1) R. Woolley (L 3-3) B. Bullard (W 3-0) M. McKinley (W 2-0) D. Napoleon (W 4-1) R. Woolley (W 4-3) R. Nance (L 1-1) M. McKinley (L 2-1) D. Napoleon (W 5-1) R. Woolley (W 5-3) R. Nance (L 1-2) D. Hayes (W 1-1) R. Nance (L 1-3) B. Bullard (L 4-1) D. Hayes (L 1-2) C. Mallard (W 1-1) D. Napoleon (L 5-2) R. Woolley (W 6-3) R. Nance (W 2-3) M. McKinley (W 3-1) R. Woolley (L 6-4) Huddleston (L 1-3) B. Bullard (W 5-1) R. Woolley (L 6-5) Huddleston (L 1-4) R. Nance (L 2-4) M. Busby (W 1-1) T. Waltman (W 2-1) Huddleston (L 1-5) R. Nance (L 2-5) M. Busby (L 1-2) R. Woolley (L 6-6) M. McKinley (W 4-1) R. Woolley (W 7-6) D. Napoleon (L 5-3) M. McKinley (L 4-2)

ATTEND. 5738 4096 4096 3322 542 314 328 302 279 - 282 125 614 357 213 536 309 397 309 360 697 4335 287 172 157 903 514 807 636 275 834 1351 1074 223 632 616 598 1223 401 - 614 557 2773 2508 2824 3306 3754 3231 650 471 490 398 290 328 486 1177 0 0

TIME 2:49 2:54 2:35 2:26 2:40 2:08 2:46 2:42 2:11 2:43 2:16 2:53 2:32 2:02 2:26 2:26 2:34 2:36 2:27 2:52 2:47 2:20 2:24 2:29 3:48 1:58 1:42 2:04 2:43 3:39 2:25 2:26 2:43 2:48 3:30 2:34 2:07 2:42 2:48 2:09 3:29 2:14 2:09 2:13 2:01 2:23 2:36 2:30 3:31 2:11 2:56 2:50 3:10 2:23 2:46 3:02 3:04 2:28


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2011 Statistics Final Batting Statistics Player AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB ATT PO A E FLD% Jamal Austin .351 54 53 225 38 79 8 2 0 28 91 .404 18 3 22 10 .405 1 4 26 32 144 4 2 .987 Nick Crawford .310 57 57 213 40 66 6 1 0 21 74 .347 40 7 21 2 .433 1 12 18 21 88 195 8 .973 Ryan Ussery .301 46 37 136 18 41 7 1 3 16 59 .434 18 0 29 2 .376 3 2 3 6 78 3 4 .953 Patrick Palmeiro .284 57 57 236 31 67 16 1 8 43 109 .462 20 2 56 2 .342 2 0 2 3 44 93 12 .919 Keith DePew .276 57 57 199 22 55 6 3 1 25 70 .352 14 5 41 2 .338 1 14 5 7 102 167 3 .989 Harry Clark .256 47 38 129 14 33 4 0 0 12 37 .287 18 2 20 5 .351 2 8 2 2 212 28 1 .996 John Frost .246 56 53 211 30 52 6 0 3 40 67 .318 18 1 40 5 .301 6 3 2 3 448 33 5 .990 Ivan De Jesus .221 39 33 122 11 27 3 1 0 8 32 .262 10 3 33 3 .294 1 5 1 2 42 1 4 .915 Andrew Manning .202 39 33 114 20 23 5 0 3 9 37 .325 22 6 38 2 .357 1 5 2 2 100 11 6 .949 -------------Coy Arrowood .309 41 25 97 16 30 4 0 0 9 34 .351 6 4 19 0 .367 2 6 5 5 59 4 1 .984 Ryan Prinzing .231 9 3 13 0 3 1 0 0 4 4 .308 2 1 5 1 .353 1 0 0 0 8 0 0 1.000 Jacob German .229 35 23 83 9 19 3 0 0 16 22 .265 10 1 20 0 .313 2 5 0 0 142 29 3 .983 Ryan Nance .205 32 26 83 15 17 3 1 0 7 22 .265 21 2 22 2 .374 1 9 2 3 42 6 1 .980 Matt Morse .200 22 0 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 .200 3 0 3 0 .500 0 1 0 2 3 3 0 1.000 Michael Busby .174 23 18 69 9 12 2 0 0 7 14 .203 4 4 19 1 .256 1 0 0 0 3 2 1 .833 Trey Waltman .000 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 1.000 Totals Opponents

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LOB - Team (490), Opp (433). DPs turned - Team (49), Opp (51). TPs turned - Team (0), Opp (1). CI - Team (0), Opp (1). IBB - Team (6), P. Palmeiro 4, J. Austin 2, Opp (21). Picked off - R. Ussery 2, N. Crawford 2, I. De Jesus 1.

Final Pitching Statistics Player ERA W L APP GS CG SHO CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR AB B/Avg WP HBP BK SFA SHA Dillon Napoleon 2.87 5 3 13 13 1 0 0 0 84.2 70 35 27 26 56 14 1 3 305 .230 4 10 1 5 9 Ryan Woolley 3.06 7 6 17 16 2 0 1 0 106.0 87 40 36 29 75 12 1 3 380 .229 9 10 2 3 9 Blake Huddleston 4.70 1 5 18 6 0 0 0 0 61.1 58 37 32 32 40 14 4 4 229 .253 3 5 1 1 4 -------------- Chase Mallard 3.20 1 1 13 2 0 0 1 0 25.1 25 12 9 13 13 7 0 0 94 .266 0 2 0 4 1 Ben Bullard 3.42 5 1 19 2 0 0 0 1 55.1 54 21 21 26 43 6 2 1 201 .269 8 6 1 2 6 Trey Waltman 4.05 2 1 12 1 0 0 0 0 20.0 20 9 9 11 10 2 0 0 76 .263 2 3 1 2 0 Mark McKinley 4.50 4 2 17 0 0 0 0 1 34.0 31 17 17 16 22 4 2 1 125 .248 4 2 1 1 3 Aaron Warren 4.50 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 2 1 1 1 3 2 0 0 9 .222 0 0 0 0 0 Michael Busby 5.85 1 2 9 9 0 0 0 0 32.1 42 26 21 18 20 12 1 2 126 .333 1 8 0 3 6 Ryan Nance 6.68 2 5 21 0 0 0 0 8 33.2 34 26 25 15 38 7 1 3 132 .258 2 5 0 0 5 David Hayes 6.75 1 2 14 8 0 0 0 0 52.0 60 43 39 27 24 18 2 3 201 .299 1 3 0 2 5 Jacob German 8.59 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 1 7.1 7 8 7 1 3 1 0 0 28 .250 0 3 0 1 0 Totals 4.27 29 28 57 57 3 1 1 11 514.0 490 275 244 215 347 99 14 20 1906 .257 34 57 7 24 48 Opponents 3.86 28 29 57 57 1 3 3 14 511.0 525 278 219 224 388 74 10 18 1936 .271 45 41 9 25 74

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W-L-T Pct. Home x,y-Rice 16-8 .667 8-4 y-Southern Miss 16-8 .667 9-3 East Carolina 14-10 .583 6-6 UCF 12-12 .500 4-8 Memphis 12-12 .500 6-6 Houston 12-12 .500 4-8 Tulane 10-14 .417 4-8 UAB 9-15 .375 4-8 Marshall 7-17 .292 4-8

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OVERALL Away W-L-T Pct. Home Away Neutral 8-4 42-21 .667 23-12 13-5 6-4 7-5 39-19 .672 23-5 12-9 4-5 8-4 41-21 .661 24-10 12-9 5-2 8-4 39-23 .629 20-11 15-8 4-4 6-6 30-27 .526 20-11 8-10 2-5 8-4 27-32 .458 14-14 10-14 3-4 6-6 31-26 .544 22-15 8-9 1-2 5-7 29-28 .509 18-9 8-14 3-5 3-9 20-31 .392 5-8 5-18 10-5

L-10 Strk 6-4 L2 2-8 L4 7-3 L1 6-4 L1 4-6 W1 5-5 L2 3-7 W1 4-6 L2 4-6 L2

x - regular season champion; y - tournament champion

C-USA Highlights • Conference USA was the No. 5 ranked baseball conference in 2011, trailing only the SEC, ACC, Big 12 and Pac-10. • C-USA placed four teams in the 2011 NCAA Championship, the eighth time in 10 years that the league has produced at least four bids. • Four schools (East Carolina, Rice, Southern Miss and UCF) finished the season ranked in the top 27 of the final RPI rankings. Seven of the league’s nine schools ranked in the top 77. • Seven of the nine Conference USA teams won at least one game against a nationally-ranked, non-conference opponent. • C-USA teams posted a total of 22 wins over nationally-ranked, non-conference opponents during the regular season, including eight against top 10 foes. • Eleven players and eight teams ranked among the top 10 national leaders in the final 2011 NCAA statistics. • Conference USA had 38 players chosen in the June Major League Baseball Draft, the-highest total in league history. Eight of the nine C-USA schools had at least one player selected. • Fourteen players from C-USA schools appeared on the 2011 opening day rosters of Major League Baseball teams, with two more players being called up in the first half of the season

C-USA Championship (Trustmark Park, Pearl, Miss.) Wednesday, May 25 Game 1: UCF def. Memphis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16-9 Game 2: UAB def. Rice. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-8 Game 3: Houston def. East Carolina. . . . . . . . . . . 8-5 Game 4: Southern Miss def. Tulane. . . . . . . . . . . 6-1 Thursday, May 27 Game 5: UCF def. UAB. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-4 Game 6: Rice def. Memphis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-5 Game 7: East Carolina def. Tulane . . . . . . . . 4-2 (11) Game 8: Houston def. Southern Miss . . . . . 7-6 (14) Friday, May 28 Game 9: Memphis def. UAB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-4 Game 10: Rice def. UCF. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-2 Game 11: Tulane def. Houston. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-1 Game 12: East Carolina def. Southern Miss. . . . . 4-0 Saturday, May 29 Championship: Rice def. Houston. . . . . . . . . 4-3 (10) All-Tournament Team C Craig Manuel, Rice IF John Frost, UAB IF Jonathan Griffin, UCF IF Ryan Still, Houston IF Corey Thompson, ECU OF Landon Appling, Houston OF Ryan Lewis, Rice OF Caleb Ramsey, Houston DH D.J. Hicks, UCF P Tyler Duffey, Rice P Seth Manness, ECU P Todd McInnis, Southern Miss P Jared Ray, Houston

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Player of the Year: Chad Zurcher, SS, Memphis Pitcher of the Year: Todd McInnis, RHP, Southern Miss Freshman of the Year: Austin Kubitza, RHP, Rice Newcomer of the Year: Dillon Napoleon, RHP, UAB Keith LeClair Coach of the Year: Scott Berry, Southern Miss All-Conference First Team Jonathan Griffin, UCF, INF Michael Ratterree, Rice, INF B.A. Vollmuth, Southern Miss, INF Chad Zurcher, Memphis, INF Jamal Austin, UAB, OF Marc Bourgeois, Southern Miss, OF Tyler Koelling, Southern Miss, OF Jeremy Schaffer, Tulane, C Anthony Rendon, Rice, DH/UT Austin Kubitza, Rice, P Seth Manness, East Carolina, P Todd McInnis, Southern Miss, P Geoffrey Thomas, Southern Miss, P Nick Pepitone, Tulane, RP All-Conference Second Team Nick Crawford, UAB, INF Adam Doleac, Southern Miss, INF T.J. Rich, Memphis, INF Kenny Socorro, Marshall, INF Drew Martinez, Memphis, OF Caleb Ramsey, Houston, OF Trent Whitehead, East Carolina, OF Zach Wright, East Carolina, C D.J. Hicks, UCF, DH/UT Kevin Brandt, East Carolina, P Brad Mincey, East Carolina, P Dillon Napoleon, UAB, P Ryan Woolley, UAB, P Collin Cargill, Southern Miss, P All-Freshman Team Jared Bales, Southern Miss, C Jack Reinheimer, East Carolina, INF Shane Hoelscher, Rice, INF Ben Fultz, East Carolina, OF Landon Appling, Houston, OF Chase McDonald, East Carolina, DH Aaron Blair, Marshall, P Austin Kubitza, Rice, P John Simms, Rice, P Alex Facundus, Tulane, P Ben Lively, UCF, P All-Academic Team Austin Holman, ECU Matt Creel, Houston Kyle Blank, Marshall Arik Sikula, Marshall Phillip Chapman, Memphis Chad Zurcher, Memphis Marc Bourgeois, Southern Miss Adam Doleac, Southern Miss Todd McInnis, Southern Miss Bowen Woodson, Tulane Keith DePew, UAB Ryan Woolley, UAB Derek Luciano, UCF

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History & Records

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BATTING AVERAGE (minimum 350 AB) Ryan Keedy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .382 (2007-08) Shayne Carnes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .381 (1995-98) Tommy Urban. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .360 (1984-86) Rodney Eberly. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..360 (1997-98) Kristin Metheny . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .356 (1989-92) Dan Harness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .353 (1997-98) Brian Mackin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .341 (1980-83) Hector Villanueva. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .340 (1982-84) Jamal Austin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 339 (2009-11) Chris Gabbart. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .339 (1993-94) Mike Terry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .339 (1997-98)

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AT-BATS Jonathan Merritt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kristin Metheny . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nick Crawford. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shayne Carnes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mitch Jones. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stuart Thompson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brian Jersey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Seth Rollin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Phil Bell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Zac Ward. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

851 (2007-10) 828 (1989-92) 814 (2008-11) 804 (1995-98) 784 (2000-03) 763 (1990-93) 752 (1993-96) 733 (2002-05) 712 (2005-08) 677 (2004-06)

RUNS Jonathan Merritt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shayne Carnes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brian Jersey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kristin Metheny . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Will Smith. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nick Crawford. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mitch Jones. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jeff Young . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kyle Towner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Luke Stewart. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

194 (2007-10) 189 (1995-98) 187 (1993-96) 185 (1989-92) 183 (1997-00) 178 (2008-11) 139 (2000-03) 139 (1980-83) 137 (1991-94) 136 (2008-10)

HITS 1. Shayne Carnes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. Kristin Metheny . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3. Jonathan Merritt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4. Nick Crawford. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brian Jersey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6. Stuart Thompson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7. Phil Bell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8. Mitch Jones. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9. Jamal Austin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10. Jonny Morgan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

306 (1995-98) 295 (1989-92) 263 (2007-10) 245 (2008-11) 245 (1993-96) 243 (1990-93) 223 (2005-08) 220 (2000-03) 209 (2009-11) 205 (1983-86)

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 9. 10.

DOUBLES 1. Brian Jersey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 (1993-96) 2. Shayne Carnes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 (1995-98) 3. Jonathan Merritt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 (2007-10) 4. Stuart Thompson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 (1990-93) 5. Seth Rollin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 (2002-05) 6. Rodney Eberly. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 (1997-98) 7. Ryan Keedy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 (2007-08) Jeff Bell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 (1996-98) 9. Keifer Rackley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 (1989,91,93) 10. Cody McMurry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 (2008-09) Phil Bell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 (2005-08) Jonny Morgan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 (1983-86)

Brint Hardy

Tommy Urban

TRIPLES 1. Tim Evans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 (1983-84) 2. Kristin Metheny . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 (1989-92) 3. Kyle Towner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 (1991-94) Tommy Urban. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 (1984-86) 5. B.J. Huff. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 (1996) 6. Jonathan Merritt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 (2007-10) 7. Brint Hardy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 (2007-09) Phil Bell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 (2005-08) Will Smith. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 (1997-00) 10. Jamal Austin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 (2009-11) Kevin Greene . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 (1990-91) Jonny Morgan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 (1983-86)

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 1. 2. 3. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

STRIKEOUTS Mitch Jones. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 225 (2000-03) Jeff Bell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169 (1996-98) Brian Jersey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161 (1993-96) Seth Rollin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160 (2002-05) Luke Stewart. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154 (2008-10) Andrew Manning. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150 (2008-11) Matt Womble. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149 (2002-04) Shayne Carnes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142 (1995-98) Jonathan Merritt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138 (2007-10) Mark Garner. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135 (2000-02) Zac Ward. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 (2004-07) SACRIFICES Nick Crawford. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Will Smith. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mark Garner. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Keith Barnes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jeff Young . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Phil Bell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jonathan Merritt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jason Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gerald Kennedy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mitch Jones. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

63 (2008-11) 37 (1997-00) 30 (2000-02) 30 (2000-01) 29 (1980-83) 28 (2005-08) 27 (2007-10) 24 (1992-95) 23 (1991-92) 21 (2000-03)

1. 3. 5. 6. 9.

HOME RUNS Luke Stewart. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shayne Carnes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brian Jersey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mike Terry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jeff Bell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Seth Rollin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dan DeMent. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chris Gabbart. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Daniel Hill. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mitch Jones. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hector Villanueva. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

RUNS BATTED IN Shayne Carnes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brian Jersey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stuart Thompson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Luke Stewart. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jonathan Merritt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jay Jones. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jeff Bell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tommy Urban. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dan DeMent. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Phil Bell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

STOLEN BASES Will Smith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brint Hardy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kyle Towner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jamal Austin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mitch Jones. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jonathan Merritt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nick Crawford. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gerald Kennedy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Willie Viruet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Phil Bell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

91 (1997-00) 88 (2007-09) 76 (1991-94) 74 (2009-11) 72 (2000-03) 61 (2007-10) 57 (2008-11) 51 (1991-92) 44 (1992-95) 38 (2005-08)

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

ON-BASE PERCENTAGE (minimum 350 AB) Ryan Keedy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .491 (2007-08) Shayne Carnes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 455 (1995-98) Hector Villanueva. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .451 (1982-84) Tommy Urban. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 445 (1984-86) Brian Jersey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 444 (1993-96) Kristin Metheny . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .441 (1989-92) Will Smith. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 429 (1997-00) Rodney Eberly. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 427 (1997-98) Chris Gabbart. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .424 (1993-94) Dan Harness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .423 (1997-98)

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 7. 8. 9. 10.

HIT BY PITCH Jason Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mark Garner. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Willie Viruet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jonathan Merritt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Will Smith. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E.J. Brophy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . J.R. Bond. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nick Crawford. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kristin Metheny . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brint Hardy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Keith Barnes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

53 (1992-95) 40 (2000-02) 35 (1992-95) 33 (2007-10) 32 (1997-00) 32 (1989-92) 31 (2004-07) 30 (2008-11) 30 (1989-92) 28 (2007-09) 26 (2000-01)

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

TOTAL BASES Shayne Carnes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 520 (1995-98) Brian Jersey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 412 (1993-96) Jonathan Merritt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 394 (2007-10) Kristin Metheny . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 371 (1989-92) Stuart Thompson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 362 (1990-93) Luke Stewart. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 351 (2008-10) Jeff Bell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 337 (1996-98) Mitch Jones. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 334 (2000-03) Phil Bell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .320 (2005-08) Seth Rollin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 304 (2002-05)

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

WALKS Brian Jersey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 (1993-96) Nick Crawford. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143 (2008-11) Luke Stewart. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127 (2008-10) Will Smith. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120 (1997-00) Shayne Carnes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107 (1995-98) Kristin Metheny . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103 (1989-92) Jonathan Merritt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100 (2007-10) Andrew Manning. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90 (2008-11) Ryan Keedy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88 (2007-08) Kyle Towner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 (1991-94)

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49 (2008-10) 49 (1995-98) 31 (1993-96) 31 (1997-98) 30 (1996-98) 27 (2002-05) 27 (1999-00) 27 (1993-94) 24 (2003-04) 24 (2000-03) 24 (1982-84)

213 (1995-98) 174 (1993-96) 170 (1990-93) 167 (2008-10) 137 (2007-10) 132 (1994-96) 129 (1996-98) 127 (1984-86) 125 (1999-00) 124 (2005-08)

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1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

SLUGGING PERCENTAGE (minimum 350 AB) Shayne Carnes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 647 (1995-98) Hector Villanueva. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 637 (1982-84) Mike Terry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 634 (1997-98) Luke Stewart. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .602 (2008-10) Chris Gabbart. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .592 (1993-94) Ryan Keedy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .574 (2007-08) Dan DeMent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 570 (1999-00) Daniel Hill. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 567 (2003-04) Rodney Eberly. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..566 (1997-98) Cody McMurry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .560 (2008-09)

Nick Crawford

Mike Terry


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Individual Career Records 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

TOTAL APPEARANCES Chris Mason. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100 (1994-97) Scott Beyer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99 (1996-00) Ronnie Tucker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 (1990-93) Michael Stallings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 (1998-00,02) Ryan Huffman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 (2002-05) Eric Roberts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 (2004-05) Kim Hargett . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 (1987-89) Jeff Brown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 (2002-05) Mark Gray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 (1993-97) Blake Huddleston. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 (2008-11) Brandon Flaherty. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 (2005-08)

RELIEF APPEARANCES 1. Chris Mason. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96 (1994-97) 2. Scott Beyer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 (1996-00) Eric Roberts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 (2004-05) 4. Kim Hargett . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 (1987-89) 5. Ryan Huffman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 (2002-05) 6. Brandon Flaherty. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 (2005-08) 7. Daniel Sudd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 (1991-92) 8. Jay Cole. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 (1993-94) 9. Blake Huddleston. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 (2008-11) 10. Jeff Mauldin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 (1992-96) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 10.

STARTS Mark Gray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 (1993-97) Ronnie Tucker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 (1990-93) Steve Thomas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 (1988-90) Shay Crawford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 (2007-10) Mitch Kloskowski. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 (2006-10) Jeff Brown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 (2002-05) Rex Todd. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 (1984-87) Kyle Roberson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 (2006-09) Aaron Moore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 (1989-90) Michael Stallings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 (1998-00,02)

Ronnie Tucker won 26 games from 1990-93. He threw a UAB record 358.1 innings. COMPLETE GAMES 1. Jimmy Meek. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 (1984-85) 2. Aaron Moore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 (1989-90) Steve Thomas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 (1988-90) Chris Murdock. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 (1986-87) Lloyd Ethridge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 (1982-85) 6. Rex Todd. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 (1984-87) Jeff Jones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 (1980-81) Joe Siers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 (1980-81) 9. Barry Bowyer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 (1981-83) 10. Gary Wex . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 (1979-80) 1. 2. 3. 8.

SHUTOUTS (SOLO) Barry Bowyer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 (1981-83) Lloyd Ethridge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 (1982-85) Joe Siers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 (1980-81) Jimmy Meek. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 (1984-85) Aaron Moore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 (1989-90) Steve Thomas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 (1988-90) Andre Parks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 (2000-02) 15 tied with . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

EARNED RUN AVERAGE (minimum 160 IP) 1. Chris Murdock. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.67 (1986-87) 2. Aaron Moore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.73 (1989-90) 3. Steve Thomas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.85 (1988-90) 4. Ronnie Tucker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.02 (1990-93) 5. Jimmy Meek. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.08 (1984-85) 6. James Hurtt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.32 (1991-92) 7. Tighe Dickinson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.48 (1996-98) 8. Ryan Woolley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.55 (2010-11) 9. Scott McCrary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.60 (1996-97) 10. Mark Gray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.68 (1993-97)

Scott Beyer trails only Chris Mason on UAB’s career appearances list.

WINS 1. Ronnie Tucker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 (1990-93) 2. Mark Gray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 (1993-97) 3. Jeff Brown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 (2002-05) 4. Mitch Kloskowski. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 (2006-10) Chris Mason. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 (1994-97) Aaron Moore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 (1989-90) Jimmy Meek. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 (1984-85) 8. Scott Beyer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 (1996-00) Rex Todd. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 (1984-87) 10. Michael Stallings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 (1998-00,02) Scott McCrary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 (1996-97) Steve Thomas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 (1988-90)

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Steve Thomas had 234 career strikeouts and threw 10 complete games. 1. 2. 4. 6. 7. 9.

SAVES Jay Cole. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 (1993-94) Nick Graffeo. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 (2009-10) Mark Ammerman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 (1995-96) Eric Roberts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 (2004-05) Daniel Sudd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 (1991-92) Kevin Fehr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 (1979-80) Kim Hargett . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 (1987-89) Chris Teichmiller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 (1981-84) Chris Mason. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 (1994-97) Bill Macke. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 (1981-83)

1. 2. 3. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

INNINGS PITCHED Ronnie Tucker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 358.1 (1990-93) Mark Gray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 342.1 (1993-97) Jeff Brown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 292.1 (2002-05) Steve Thomas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 292.1 (1988-90) Scott Beyer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 280.1 (1996-00) Michael Stallings . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253.0 (1998-00,02) Mitch Kloskowski. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 252.2 (2006-10) Aaron Moore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 231.1 (1989-90) Rex Todd. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 224.1 (1984-87) Shay Crawford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 201.1 (2007-10)

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STRIKEOUTS Mark Gray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 293 (1993-97) Ronnie Tucker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 243 (1990-93) Steve Thomas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 234 (1988-90) Jeff Brown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173 (2002-05) Shay Crawford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171 (2007-10) Scott Beyer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164 (1996-00) Mitch Kloskowski. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161 (2006-10) Kyle Roberson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160 (2006-09) Michael Stallings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 (1998-00,02) Andre Parks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141 (2000-02)


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Individual Single-Season Records BATTING AVERAGE (minimum 100 AB) 1. Hector Villanueva. . . . . . . . . . . . .476 (49-103), (1983) 2. Ralph Sanchez . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .457 (84-184), (1985) 3. Ryan Keedy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .423 (99-234), (2008) 4. Shayne Carnes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .417 (88-211), (1998) 5. Stuart Thompson. . . . . . . . . . . . .406 (86-212), (1992) 6. Mike Vaughn. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .403 (83-206), (1981) 7. Tim Howard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .400 (82-205), (1995) 8. Mitch Jones. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .392 (76-194), (2003) Tommy Urban. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .392 (62-158), (1984) 10. Jim Burbrink. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .386 (66-171), (1981) Shayne Carnes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .386 (73-189), (1995) AT-BATS 1. Dan Harness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 261 (1997) 2. Dan DeMent. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 251 (2000) 3. B.J. Huff. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 248 (1996) 4. Jeff Bell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 246 (1997) Kelly Ray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 246 (1996) 6. Rodney Eberly. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 245 (1997) 7. Jay Jones. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 243 (1996) 8. Cody McMurry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 242 (2008) 9. Jonathan Merritt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 241 (2008) 10. Phil Bell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 239 (2008) Mike Terry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 239 (1997) RUNS 1. Jonathan Merritt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 (2008) Will Smith. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 (2000) 3. Brint Hardy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 (2009) 4. Shayne Carnes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 (1998) 5. Dan Harness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 (1997) 6. Ryan Keedy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 (2008) 7. Brian Jersey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 (1995) 8. Dan Harness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 (1998) Brian Jersey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 (1996) 10. Cody McMurry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 (2009) Kelly Ray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 (1996) HITS 1. Ryan Keedy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99 (2008) Dan Harness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99 (1997) 3. Shayne Carnes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88 (1998) B.J. Huff. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88 (1996) 5. Shayne Carnes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87 (1997) Rodney Eberly. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87 (1997) Kristin Metheny . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87 (1991) 8. Jay Jones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 (1996) Stuart Thompson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 (1992) 10. Kristin Metheny . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85 (1992)

Will Smith holds the UAB season record with 55 steals in 2000. Will Smith holds the single-season record for stolen bases at UAB with 55 in 2000.

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Ryan Keedy holds season records for hits (99) and doubles (29) at UAB. 1. 2. 4. 5. 6. 7.

DOUBLES Ryan Keedy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 (2006) B.J. Huff. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 (1996) Brian Jersey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 (1994) Rodney Eberly. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 (1998) Mike Dunnett. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 (1993) Brian Jersey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 (1996) Cody McMurry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 (2009) Jonathan Merritt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 (2009) Cole Helms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 (2004) Dan DeMent. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 (1999) Shayne Carnes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 (1998) David Walker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 (1981)

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TRIPLES B.J. Huff. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 (1996) Tim Evans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 (1983) Tim Evans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 (1984) Brint Hardy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 (2007) Kyle Towner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 (1994) Tommy Urban. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 (1984) Mike Vaughn. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 (1981) Jonathan Merritt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 (2009) J.R. Bond. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 (2007) Kristin Metheny . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 (1991) Kevin Greene . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 (1990) Terry Sowell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 (1980)

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 7. 10. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

HOME RUNS Shayne Carnes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 (1998) Luke Stewart. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 (2010) Mike Terry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 (1998) Jay Jones. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 (1996) Dan DeMent. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 (1999) Chris Gabbart. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 (1994) Luke Stewart. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 (2009) Brent Laircey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 (2000) Jeff Bell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 (1997) Daniel Hill. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 (2004) Kyle Leon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 (2003) TOTAL BASES Shayne Carnes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177 (1998) B.J. Huff. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173 (1996) Ryan Keedy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 158 (2008) Jay Jones. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152 (1996) Mike Terry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151 (1998) Dan DeMent. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149 (1999) Jeff Bell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145 (1997) Daniel Hill. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140 (2004) Rodney Eberly. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140 (1998) Chris Gabbart. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140 (1994)

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RUNS BATTED IN Shayne Carnes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87 (1998) B.J. Huff. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 (1996) Jay Jones. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 (1996) Mike Vaughn. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 (1981) Ryan Keedy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 (2008) Stuart Thompson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 (1992) Dan DeMent. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 (1999) Luke Stewart. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 (2010) Rodney Eberly. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 (1998) Jeff Bell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 (1997)

STOLEN BASES 1. Will Smith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 (2000) 2. Brint Hardy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 (2009) 3. Kyle Towner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 (1994) 4. Gerald Kennedy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 (1992) 5. Jamal Austin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 (2010) 6. Mitch Jones. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 (2000) 7. Jamal Austin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 (2011) 8. Steve Martin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 (2003) 9. Brint Hardy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 (2008) 10. Kelly Ray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 (1996) HIT BY PITCH 1. Willie Viruet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 (1994) 2. Keith Barnes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 (2000) 3. Jason Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 (1995) 4. E.J. Brophy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 (1992) 5. Mark Garner. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 (2002) 6. J.R. Bond. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 (2007) Mark Garner. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 (2001) Jason Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 (1994) Jason Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 (1992) 10. Brint Hardy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 (2008) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 9. 10. 1. 3. 5. 6. 7. 8.

WALKS Brian Jersey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 (1996) Brian Cain. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 (1985) Bobby Jones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 (1983) Luke Stewart. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 (2009) Cody McMurry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 (2009) Luke Stewart. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 (2008) Ryan Keedy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 (2008) Brian Jersey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 (1995) Clint Toomey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 (2005) Nick Crawford. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 (2008) STRIKEOUTS Matt Womble. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 (2002) Dan DeMent. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 (2000) Cody McMurry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 (2008) Jeff Bell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 (1996) Mitch Jones. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 (2002) Luke Stewart. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 (2008) Mitch Jones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 (2000) Matt Womble. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 (2003) Mitch Jones. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 (2001) Jeff Bell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 (1997)

SACRIFICES 1. Nick Crawford. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 (2008) 2. Keith Barnes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 (2000) 3. Keith DePew. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 (2011) Nick Crawford. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 (2010) 5. Nick Crawford. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 (2009) Ryan Metcalf. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 (2005) Drew Goneke . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 (2003) 8. Nick Crawford. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 (2011) Keith Barnes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 (2001) Will Smith. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 (1998) Derek Babin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 (1995)


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TOTAL APPEARANCES Eric Roberts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 (2004) Daniel Sudd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 (1992) Eric Roberts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 (2005). Chris Mason. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 (1997) Blake Allen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 (2001) Scott Beyer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 (2000) Kim Hargett . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 (1988) Five tied with. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 RELIEF APPEARANCES Eric Roberts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 (2004) Daniel Sudd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 (1992) Eric Roberts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 (2005). Chris Mason. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 (1997) Blake Allen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 (2001) Kim Hargett . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 (1988) Jay Cole. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 (1993) Kevin Fehr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 (1979) Mark Ammerman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 (1995) Cody Cillo. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 (2002) Jay Cole. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 (1994) Kevin Sommerfeld. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 (1999) STARTS James Hurtt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 (1992) Steve Thomas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 (1990) Aaron Moore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 (1989) Steve Thomas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 (1989) Ronnie Tucker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 (1992) Stephen Johnson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 (1991) Aaron Moore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 (1990) Troy Taylor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 (1988) Ryan Woolley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 (2011) Shay Crawford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 (2009) Jeff Brown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 (2005). Michael Stallings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 (1999) Ronnie Tucker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 (1991) COMPLETE GAMES Chris Murdock. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 (1987) Jimmy Meek. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 (1984) Gary Wex . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 (1980) Barry Bowyer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 (1981) Jeff Jones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 (1981) Jimmy Meek. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 (1985) Aaron Moore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 (1989) Aaron Moore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 (1990) Joe Siers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 (1981) Steve Thomas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 (1990)

Jay Cole is UAB’s leader in singleseason (15) and career (26) saves.

1. 2. 9.

SHUTOUTS (SOLO) Barry Bowyer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 (1981) Barry Bowyer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 (1982) Lloyd Ethridge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 (1985) Jimmy Meek. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 (1984) Aaron Moore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 (1990) Andre Parks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 (2001) Joe Siers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 (1981) Steve Thomas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 (1990) 13 tied with . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

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EARNED RUN AVERAGE (minimum 50 IP) Daniel Sudd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.80 (60.0 IP), (1992) Bill Macke. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.83 (69.0 IP), (1981) Kevin Fehr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.86 (58.1 IP), (1979) Gary Wex . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.01 (94.1 IP), (1980) Toby Larson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.19 (107.0 IP), (1994) Barry Bowyer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.27 (91.0 IP), (1981) Ronnie Tucker . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.38 (109.2 IP), (1992) Herbert Brewer . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.39 (63.2 IP), (1981) Joe Siers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.51 (68.1 IP), (1981) Ryan Huffman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.66 (50.2 IP) (2005)

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WINS Jimmy Meek. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 (1984) Heath Henderson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 (1995) Toby Larson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 (1994) James Hurtt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 (1992) Ronnie Tucker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 (1992) Aaron Moore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 (1990) Gary Wex . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 (1980) Eight tied with . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

SAVES 1. Jay Cole. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 (1993) 2. Daniel Sudd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 (1992) 3. Jay Cole. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 (1994) 4. Eric Roberts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 (2005) Mark Ammerman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 (1995) 6. Ryan Nance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 (2011) Nick Graffeo. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 (2010) Chris Mason. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 (1997) Kevin Fehr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 (1979) 10. James Hurtt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 (1991) Rich Daniel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 (1990) Chris Teichmiller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 (1983) INNINGS PITCHED 1. Aaron Moore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. James Hurtt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3. Stephen Johnson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4. Steve Thomas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5. Ronnie Tucker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Aaron Moore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7. Lance Tolbert. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8. Toby Larson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9. Ryan Woolley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10. Steve Thomas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

121.2 (1989) 120.1 (1992) 112.1 (1991) 111.1 (1990) 109.2 (1992) 109.2 (1990) 107.2 (1995) 107.0 (1994) 106.0 (2011) 104.1 (1989)

STRIKEOUTS 1. Lucas Trotter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 (2003) 2. Steve Thomas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94 (1990) 3. Toby Larson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91 (1994) James Hurtt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91 (1992) 5. Mark Gray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90 (1997) 6. Eric Roberts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89 (2004) 7. Cody Cillo. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87 (2003) 8. Gary Wex . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85 (1980) 9. Blake Mayo. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84 (1996) 10. Mike Terry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 (1998)

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PUTOUTS Brian Jersey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 535 (1996) Nathan McCorkle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 529 (2005). Daniel Hill. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 527 (2004) Ryan Keedy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 513 (2008) Brian Jersey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503 (1995) Brian Jersey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 485 (1994) Matt Womble. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 484 (2002) Ryan Keedy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 469 (2007) Daniel Hill. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 468 (2003) John Frost. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 448 (2011)

ASSISTS 1. Ryan Metcalf. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. Dan Harness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3. Seth Rollin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4. Nick Crawford. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5. Mike Dunnett . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6. Mark Garner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7. Mark Garner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jeff Bell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jason Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10. Mark Garner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

215 (2006) 204 (1997) 199 (2005) 195 (2011) 193 (1993) 191 (2000) 184 (2002) 184 (1998) 184 (1992) 182 (2001)

ERRORS 1. Corey Reimers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. Jonny Morgan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3. Dan Harness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4. Ryne Lovdahl. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Josh Miljavac. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6. Kevin Greene. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7. Keith Barnes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Christian Reimers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kelly Ray. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10. Rodney Eberly. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Willie Viruet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Single-Game Records BATTING (INDIVIDUAL) At-Bats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8, Matt Womble at Memphis, 4/19/02 Runs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5, several players Hits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6, Jonny Morgan at South Alabama, 4/27/85 Doubles. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3, several players Triples. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2, several players Home Runs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3, Hector Villanueva at Huntingdon, 3/10/84 3, Jeff Bell vs. Charlotte, 5/16/96 3, Shayne Carnes vs. Alabama State, 3/17/98 Consecutive Games with HR. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 (6 HR), Mike Terry 2/28-3/7/98 RBI. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10, Shayne Carnes vs. Alabama State, 3/17/98 Total Bases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13, Hector Villanueva at Huntingdon, 3/10/84 Stolen Bases. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5, Mitch Jones vs. Alabama State, 2/13/00 Hit by Pitch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3, Brian Allem at Belmont, 4/7/99 3, Daniel Hill at Cincinnati, 5/21/04 3, J.R. Bond at Kennesaw State, 3/18/07 Walks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5, Will Smith at Alabama State, 2/12/00 Strikeouts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5, Gerald Kennedy at Mississippi, 4/16/91 Sacrifices. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3, Nick Crawford at Memphis, 3/23/08 3, Jeff Young at Birmingham-Southern, 4/27/81 Longest Hit Streak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23, Doug Gann, 3/9-4/21/91 Hit For The Cycle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B.J. Huff vs. Samford, 5/7/96 Matt Womble vs. Birmingham-Southern, 5/8/02 BATTING (TEAM) At-Bats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62, at South Alabama, 5/16/81 Runs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24, at Alabama State, 2/13/00 Runs (Combined). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38, vs. UCF (UCF 29, UAB 9), 4/24/09 Runs (Inning) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11, vs. Jackson State, 4/3/85 Hits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27, vs. Cincinnati, 3/27/98 Hits (Inning) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9, three times, most recently at TCU, 5/8/04 Doubles. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9, at Houston, 5/4/97 & at USF, 5/1/99 Triples. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5, vs. Birmingham-Southern, 5/2/90 Home Runs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8, at Cincinnati, 4/26/97 Home Runs (Inning). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3, eight times Total Bases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47, vs. Samford, 4/7/98 RBI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22, vs. Belmont, 4/11/00 Stolen Bases. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10, vs. Alabama State, 2/13/00 Hit by Pitch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7, at Cincinnati, 5/21/04 Walks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16, at Alabama State, 2/12/00 Strikeouts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18, vs. Houston, 3/31/00

Joe Siers pitched the first perfect game in UAB history, shutting down Charlotte for seven innings on March 28, 1981. PITCHING (INDIVIDUAL) Innings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12.0, Steve Thomas vs. South Alabama, 4/28/90 Perfect Games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joe Siers vs. Charlotte (7 inn.), 3/28/81 No-Hitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jimmy Meek at Birmingham-Southern (7 inn.), 5/5/84 Walks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9, Todd Lankford at Troy State, 4/9/86 Strikeouts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15, Jon Burgett vs. Southern Miss, 4/26/03 Wild Pitches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4, Beau Pender vs. Tulane, 5/15/10 4, Jon Burgett vs. Auburn, 3/5/02 PITCHING (TEAM) Most Innings Pitched. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18.1 vs. South Alabama, 5/16/81 Most Runs Allowed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 vs. Alabama, 4/14/99 Most Earned Runs Allowed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 vs. UCF, 4/24/09 Most Hits Allowed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 at Cincinnati, 4/24/93 Most Home Runs Allowed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 vs. Alabama, 4/14/99 Most Walks Allowed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 vs. Illinois State, 3/13/83 Most Strikeouts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17, vs. Mississippi State, 3/18/08 17, vs. Eastern Illinois, 2/28/03 FIELDING (INDIVIDUAL) Putouts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20, Tommy Urban vs. Eastern Illinois, 3/26/86 Assists. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11, Dan Harness at Saint Louis, 4/12/98 Errors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4, several players FIELDING (TEAM) Putouts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 at South Alabama, 5/16/81 Assists. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 at South Alabama, 5/16/1981 (NCAA Record) Errors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 vs. Louisville, 5/14/99 Double Plays. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 vs. Middle Tennessee, 3/21/00 6 vs. Houston, 3/15/02 Triple Plays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 vs. Furman, 3/9/07

Matt Womble is one of two Blazers (B.J. Huff is the other) to hit for the cycle after he did so on May 8, 2002.

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MISCELLANEOUS Longest Game (Innings). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 at South Alabama, 5/16/81 Longest Game (Time). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4:55 at South Alabama, 5/16/81 Longest Nine-Inning Game (Time) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4:16 at East Carolina, 5/9/03 Longest Winning Streak. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 games (5/18/02-3/2/03 & 2/25/98-3/21/98) Longest Losing Streak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 games (3/11/06-4/21/06) Longest Conference Win Streak. . . . . . . . . . . 16 games (Great Midwest, 4/11/92-4/3/93) Longest Conference Losing Streak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 games (C-USA, 4/4/03-4/27/03) Longest C-USA Winning Streak. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 games (5/4/97-3/21/98) Most Wins in a Season . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 (1992) Most Losses in a Season . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 (2002) Best Start . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-0 (2003) Worst Start. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-3 (1998) Longest Home Stand. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 games (2/14/03-3/16/03)

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Team Single-Season Records The 1983 team set a school record with its .340 batting average for the season.

The 2009 team scored more runs than any other in UAB history with 461.

AT-BATS 1. 1997.........................................2,198 2. 2004.........................................2,104 3. 2008.........................................2,094 4. 1996.........................................2,086 5. 1992.........................................2,019 6. 2007.........................................2,016 7. 2000.........................................2,012 8. 1991.........................................2,011 9. 2006.........................................1,983 2009.........................................1,983

DOUBLES 1. 2009............................................129 2. 2004............................................127 3. 1998............................................126 1997............................................126 1996............................................126 6. 1999............................................121 7. 2008............................................113 8. 1993............................................110 9. 1995............................................106 1991............................................106

STOLEN BASES 1. 2000............................................164 2. 2009............................................114 3. 1992..............................................99 4. 1994..............................................89 5. 2003..............................................84 6. 2010..............................................81 2007..............................................81 8. 2008..............................................74 9. 2011..............................................68 1996..............................................68

EARNED RUNS 1. 1999............................................376 2. 2008............................................359 3. 2006............................................347 4. 2000............................................335 5. 2002............................................329 6. 2009............................................327 7. 2004............................................312 8. 2010............................................308 9. 1997............................................306 10. 1985............................................302

RUNS 1. 2009............................................461 2. 1998............................................459 3. 1996............................................437 4. 2008............................................427 5. 2004............................................415 6. 2000............................................411 7. 1995............................................410 8. 1997............................................407 9. 1983............................................406 10. 1999............................................390

TRIPLES 1. 2007..............................................25 2. 1981..............................................22 3. 1990..............................................21 1984..............................................21 5. 1991..............................................20 6. 1980..............................................19 7. 1999..............................................18 1996..............................................18 1992..............................................18 10. 1995..............................................17 1983..............................................17

WALKS 1. 2008............................................289 2. 2000............................................288 3. 2009............................................284 4. 1996............................................279 1985............................................279 6. 1992............................................251 7. 2010............................................248 8. 1984............................................243 9. 1989............................................242 10. 1998............................................240

LOWEST OPPONENT BATTING AVERAGE 1. 1981............................................244 2. 1980............................................250 3. 2011............................................257 4. 2003............................................260 5. 2001............................................264 6. 1984............................................277 7. 1992............................................279 8. 1996............................................280 9. 1987............................................281 10. 2004............................................285

HITS 1. 1997............................................681 2. 2008............................................652 3. 1998............................................643 4. 1996............................................634 5. 2004............................................633 6. 1992............................................619 7. 1995............................................612 8. 1981............................................606 9. 2009............................................605 10. 2007............................................596 BATTING AVERAGE 1. 1983............................................340 2. 1998............................................331 3. 1995............................................319 4. 1981............................................318 5. 1984............................................315 6. 2008............................................311 7. 1997............................................310 8. 1992............................................307 9. 1985............................................306 10. 2009............................................305

HOME RUNS 1. 1998..............................................81 2. 1997..............................................66 3. 2004..............................................64 4. 1996..............................................63 5. 2008..............................................59 6. 2009..............................................58 7. 2000..............................................57 8. 2010..............................................53 9. 2005..............................................51 10. 2003..............................................48 1993..............................................48 RUNS BATTED IN 1. 1998............................................413 2. 2009............................................406 3. 2008............................................392 1996............................................392 5. 2004............................................386 6. 1997............................................373 7. 1995............................................365 8. 1983............................................362 9. 1981............................................346 10. 2000............................................343 1992............................................343

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Hector Villanueva

Year Batting Avg. Home Runs Runs Batted In Runs Hits 1979 Phelps .282 Phelps 2 Phelps/Collum 23 Hall 26 Phelps 1980 Young .329 Collum 4 Phelps 30 Conley 31 Fox 1981 Vaughn .403 Vaughn 11 Vaughn 70 Conley 54 Vaughn 1982 Burbrink .376 Johnson 4 Burbrink 29 Strickland 29 Burbrink 1983 Villanueva .476 Villanueva 11 Villanueva 53 Jones 53 Mackin 1984 Urban .392 Villanueva 11 Villanueva 54 Evans 52 Urban 1985 Sanchez .457 Jones 9 Sanchez 49 Sanchez 55 Sanchez 1986 Edwards .379 Edwards/Hopper 5 Urban 29 Tillery 38 Morgan 1987 Hopper .364 Neil 7 Neil 40 Edwards 43 Edwards 1988 Swatek .383 Swatek 8 Swatek 37 Sanderson 30 Craig 1989 Tremmel .335 Swatek 9 Tremmel 39 Borris 42 Tremmel 1990 Metheny .360 Brophy 5 Brophy 37 Tremmel 43 Metheny 1991 Metheny .385 Gann/Greene 8 Rackley 42 Metheny 53 Metheny 1992 Thompson .406 Thompson 10 Thompson 67 Metheny 53 Thompson 1993 Dunnett .344 Gabbart 11 Thompson 50 Rackley 55 Dunnett 1994 Gabbart .367 Gabbart 16 Gabbart 58 Gabbart 54 Gabbart 1995 Howard .400 Carnes 9 Jersey 51 Jersey 60 Howard 1996 Huff .358 Jones 17 Huff 74 Jersey 59 Huff 1997 Harness .379 Bell 15 Bell 64 Harness 63 Harness 1998 Carnes .417 Carnes 23 Carnes 87 Carnes 64 Carnes 1999 DeMent .362 DeMent 16 DeMent 66 DeMent 56 DeMent 2000 Isbell .363 Laircey 15 DeMent 59 Smith 68 Jones 2001 Garner .324 Hecklinski 5 Hecklinski 32 Garner 32 Garner 2002 Leon .309 Rollin 8 Womble 36 Womble 36 Womble 2003 Jones .392 Leon 14 Leon 57 Clark 48 Jones 2004 Hill .343 Hill 14 Hill 52 McCorkle 52 Hill 2005 Toomey .341 McCorkle/Helms/Rollin 8 Ward 48 Toomey 49 Toomey 2006 Sawyer .305 Lovdahl 8 Sawyer 47 Turner 39 Sawyer 2007 Bond .358 Lovdahl 5 Bond/Lovdahl 47 Lovdahl 50 Bond 2008 Keedy .423 Stewart 13 Keedy 69 Merritt 68 Keedy 2009 Towe .353 Stewart 15 Towe 61 Hardy 65 Merritt 2010 Austin .364 Stewart 21 Stewart 64 Stewart 50 Austin 2011 Austin .351 Palmeiro 8 Palmeiro 43 Crawford 40 Austin

44 47 83 41 69 62 84 56 56 57 70 73 87 86 76 79 82 88 99 88 75 77 60 58 76 79 71 67 78 99 73 76 79

Shayne Carnes

Year-By-Year Pitching Leaders

Danny Sawyer

Michael Stallings

Year ERA Appearances Victories Innings Pitched Strikeouts 1979 Fehr 1.86 Fehr 28 Fehr 7 Fehr/Legrone 58.1 Fehr 1980 Wex 2.00 Fehr 20 Wex 9 Wex 94.1 Wex 1981 Macke 1.83 Brewer 19 Siers/Bower 8 Bowyer 91.0 Jones/Brewer 1982 Teichmiller 3.15 Macke 19 Meadows 4 Smith 49.2 Macke 1983 Walton 3.97 Teichmiller 26 Ethridge/Ryan 6 Ryan 88.0 Ryan 1984 Ryan 1.52 Meek 16 Meek 10 Meek 95.1 Meek 1985 Meek 4.11 Herd 13 Meek 7 Meek 72.1 Todd 1986 Caraway 4.21 Murdock 24 Caraway 4 Hanback 76.2 Hanback 1987 Murdock 3.21 Murdock 17 Murdock/Todd 5 Murdock 98.0 Murdock 1988 Marshall 2.60 Hargett 29 Hargett 5 Taylor 98.0 Thomas/Chenot 1989 Thomas 3.97 Hargett 25 Moore 8 Moore 121.2 Thomas 1990 Gregg 2.79 Daniel/Thomas 21 Moore 9 Thomas 111.1 Thomas 1991 Sudd 2.59 Hurtt 28 Johnson 8 Johnson 112.1 Johnson 1992 Sudd 1.80 Sudd 36 Tucker 9 Hurtt 120.1 Hurtt 1993 Cole 1.27 Cole 28 Menard 8 Tucker 94.1 Tucker 1994 Larson 2.19 Cole 27 Larson 9 Larson 107.0 Larson 1995 Henderson 2.69 Ammerman 27 Henderson 9 Tolbert 107.2 Tolbert 1996 Gray 3.63 Mason 23 McCrary 13 McCrary 95.1 Mayo 1997 Mason 3.29 Mason 31 Gray/McCrary 7 Gray 97.2 Gray 1998 Dickinson 3.14 Stallings/Beyer 21 Dickinson 7 Terry 84.2 Terry 1999 McRae 4.98 Sommerfeld 27 McRae/Stallings 5 Stallings 103.1 McRae 2000 Jolly 4.48 Beyer 29 Stallings 7 Stallings 86.1 Parks 2001 Parks 2.83 Allen 30 Parks 5 Yarbrough 80.1 Dobbins 2002 Yarbrough 4.96 Cillo 27 Dobbins/Falls 3 Yarbrough 78.0 Yarbrough 2003 Cillo 2.90 Cillo 23 Cillo/Gibson 6 Trotter 85.1 Trotter 2004 Roberts 4.50 Roberts 37 Brown/Price 6 Price 101.1 Roberts 2005 Huffman 2.66 Roberts 32 Brown 7 Brown 99.1 Brown 2006 Crew 4.07 Murray/Thorn 28 Crew 6 Crew 77.1 Crew 2007 Addison 2.86 Oliver 22 Kloskowski 5 Kloskowski 86.2 Kloskowski 2008 Roberson 4.64 Lichtner/Flaherty 20 Roberson/Kloskowski 6 Kloskowski 92.2 Kloskowski 2009 S. Crawford 5.14 Farrell 23 Roberson 6 Roberson 80.2 S. Crawford 2010 Kloskowski 4.50 Graffeo 21 Pender 6 Pender 74.2 Pender 2011 Napoleon 2.87 Nance 21 Woolley 7 Woolley 106.0 Woolley

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Year-By-Year Records Year 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

W-L 21-29 30-20 40-17 14-18 29-18 27-16 26-27 24-26 23-22 22-28-1 28-27 27-26 29-30 43-18 35-23 32-23 34-22 33-25 31-29 29-24 22-31 28-32 25-30 16-40 27-26 30-29 31-27 19-38 25-33 26-34 31-26 28-25 29-28

Conference/Finish --- 6-6 Sun Belt/2nd 12-0 Sun Belt/1st North 4-2 Sun Belt/1st North 11-6 Sun Belt/2nd West 8-9 Sun Belt/3rd West 5-11 Sun Belt/T-3rd West 7-10 Sun Belt/3rd West 8-10 Sun Belt/4th West 4-12 Sun Belt/4th West 7-11 Sun Belt/3rd West 8-10 Sun Belt/T-2nd West 9-7 Sun Belt/2nd West* 17-1 Great Midwest/1st# 12-6 Great Midwest/2nd 16-6 Great Midwest/2nd# 13-9 Great Midwest/2nd 13-11 C-USA/4th 14-13 C-USA/6th 15-12 C-USA/4th 7-20 C-USA/9th 10-15 C-USA/7th 6-21 C-USA/10th 7-23 C-USA/10th 12-17 C-USA/9th 13-16 C-USA/7th 14-16 C-USA/8th 6-18 C-USA/8th 12-12 C-USA/T-4th 7-17 C-USA/8th 11-12 C-USA/6th 11-13 C-USA/T-5th 9-15 C-USA/8th

Year G Avg. AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB 1979 50 .219^ 1,446 179^ 316 47 7 5^ 155^ 194 212 52 1980 50 .293 1,528 286 448 73 19 12 249 201 184 29 1981 57 .318 1,908 381 606 86 22 24 346 218 170 46 1982 32^ .276 1,024^ 185 283^ 39 9 19 158 144^ 111^ 27^ 1983 47 .340 1,541 406 524 91 17 40 362 230 188 37 1984 43 .315 1,406 337 443 71 21 37 288 243 179 53 1985 53 .306 1,711 373 524 87 17 47 317 279 214 47 1986 50 .292 1,574 315 460 79 17 26 257 210 263 34 1987 45 .298 1,424 260 425 64 3^ 27 215 164 221 34 1988 51 .381 1,613 239 431 83 7 29 205 223 302 43 1989 55 .365 1,760 209 472 76 11 24 254 242 309 51 1990 53 .378* 1,679 284 465 79 21 16 252 212 278 52 1991 59 .296 2,011 360 595 106 20 31 312 217 349 53 1992 61* .307 2,019 388 619 84 18 37 343 251 275 99 1993 58 .291 1,982 371 577 110 15 48 335 230 364 50 1994 53 .294 1,885 367 535 104 13 42 327 231 295 89 1995 56 .319 1,921 410 612 106 17 42 365 212 282 54 1996 58 .304 2,086 437 634 126 18 63 392 279 406 68 1997 60 .310 2,198* 407 681* 126 8 66 373 215 437 39 1998 53 .331 1,945 459 643 126 13 81* 413* 240 332 56 1999 53 .299 1,898 390 568 121 18 47 341 220 434 61 2000 60 .282 2,012 411 568 88 12 57 343 288 483* 164* 2001 55 .260 1,806 264 469 78 6 27 235 181 397 66 2002 56 .237 1,889 251 448 85 10 36 222 185 468 40 2003 53 .288 1,769 327 510 60 7 48 282 206 440 84 2004 59 .301 2,104 415 633 127 9 64 386 232 422 49 2005 58 .277 1,948 353 540 101 14 51 315 213 386 47 2006 57 .267 1,983 315 529 87 13 42 278 188 424 52 2007 58 .296 2,016 374 596 98 25* 24 334 226 374 81 2008 60 .311 2,094 427 652 113 16 59 392 289* 446 74 2009 57 .305 1,983 461* 605 129* 11 58 406 284 382 114 2010 53 .283 1,833 371 519 85 16 53 333 248 367 81 2011 57 .271 1.936 278 525 74 10 18 245 224 388 68 Totals 1,782 .291 59,932 11,290 17,455 3,006 460 1,300 10,030 7,419 10,782 1,994

Head Coach Harry Walker Harry Walker Harry Walker Harry Walker Harry Walker Harry Walker Harry Walker Harry Walker Pete Rancont Pete Rancont Pete Rancont Pete Rancont Pete Rancont Pete Rancont Pete Rancont Pete Rancont Pete Rancont Pete Rancont Pete Rancont Pete Rancont Pete Rancont Larry Giangrosso Larry Giangrosso Larry Giangrosso Larry Giangrosso Larry Giangrosso Larry Giangrosso Larry Giangrosso Brian Shoop Brian Shoop Brian Shoop Brian Shoop Brian Shoop

Year-By-Year Team Pitching Year ERA W-L SV CG ShO IP H R ER BB SO 1979 4.55 21-29 10 7 3 385.0 449 291 195 210 204 1980 3.59 30-20 10 18 2 398.2 375 211 159 214 297 1981 2.98* 40-17 12 22* 9* 477.1 433 210 158 191 248 1982 4.79 14^-18 5^ 9 2 252.2^ 291^ 190^ 134^ 146^ 115^ 1983 5.40 29-18 9 8 2 366.2 451 309 220 211 180 1984 4.34 27-16^ 5^ 18 3 348.1 381 220 168 158 168 1985 6.53 26-27 5^ 17 3 416.1 507 355 302 230 243 1986 5.51 24-26 7 12 3 390.1 469 320 239 245 188 1987 5.66 23-22 7 14 1 359.2 396 284 226 193 202 1988 4.55 22-28 8 7 0^ 423.2 443 283 214 226 279 1989 4.55 28-27 10 10 0^ 455.0 487 291 230 219 268 1990 3.81 27-26 10 10 6 434.1 459 226 184 152 281 1991 4.75 29-30 9 5 3 500.2 606 342 264 197 335 1992 3.87 43*-18 18 5 2 522.2 573 283 225 170 346 1993 5.18 35-23 19* 5 4 493.0 582 283 284 257 332 1994 4.56 32-23 12 5 2 467.1 535 309 237 184 336 1995 4.66 34-22 15 3 2 473.1 553 322 245 207 308 1996 4.99 33-25 6 2 2 514.1 577 333 285 193 381 1997 5.13 31-29 13 2 2 537.0* 674 389 306 197 427* 1998 5.67 29-24 8 4 0^ 462.0 576 349 291 218 320 1999 7.30^ 22-31 5^ 9 1 463.2 699* 489* 376* 228 289 2000 5.75 28-32 6 4 0^ 524.2 604 418 335 299* 357 2001 4.36 25-30 13 3 4 485.0 489 284 235 230 352 2002 6.01 16-40* 5^ 1 0^ 492.1 614 393 329 242 389 2003 4.58 27-26 8 4 3 461.1 464 285 235 200 411 2004 5.34 30-29 7 5 2 526.1 592 372 312 248 389 2005 5.20 31-27 15 1 2 508.2 578 327 294 236 376 2006 6.23 19-38 6 4 1 501.2 529 315 347 320 321 2007 5.21 25-33 9 2 2 504.2 588 374 292 300 283 2008 6.29 26-34 6 6 1 514.0 609 418 359 259 338 2009 5.91 31-26 10 1 1 498.0 565 392 327 258 395 2010 5.93 28-25 11 0^ 1 467.1 539 361 308 219 381 2011 4.27 29-28 11 3 1 514.0 490 275 244 215 347 Totals 5.09 914-867 304 226 70 15,140.0 17,177 10,503 8,559 7,272 10,086

* SBC Tournament champion; NCAA Central Regional # Great Midwest Tournament champion

A year after their 1991 NCAA Regional appearance, the 1992 Blazers won a school-record 43 games.

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HARRY WALKER 1979-1986 211-171 (.552)

1979 (21-29) Head Coach: Harry Walker 2/27 at West Alabama 2/27 at West Alabama 2/28 HUNTINGDON 2/28 HUNTINGDON 3/4 ALABAMA 3/4 ALABAMA 3/5 MONTEVALLO 3/5 MONTEVALLO 3/6 at Jacksonville State 3/8 at North Alabama 3/8 at North Alabama 3/11 AUSTIN PEAY 3/11 AUSTIN PEAY 3/12 SAINT LOUIS 3/13 SAINT LOUIS 3/14 VALPARAISO 3/15 VALPARAISO 3/15 VALPARAISO 3/16 CAMPBELLSVILLE 3/17 KENTUCKY STATE 3/17 KENTUCKY STATE 3/18 at Troy State 3/20 at Tampa 3/21 at Eckerd 3/22 at USF 3/27 B’HAM-SOUTHERN 3/28 TENNESSEE STATE 3/28 TENNESSEE STATE 3/29 WEST ALABAMA 3/29 WEST ALABAMA 4/1 at Montevallo 4/1 at Montevallo 4/6 JACKSON STATE 4/6 JACKSON STATE 4/7 at Georgia Tech 4/8 at Charlotte 4/8 at Charlotte 4/10 WEST GEORGIA 4/11 at Alabama 4/11 at Alabama 4/16 SO. BENEDICTINE 4/18 AUBURN 4/21 SOUTH ALABAMA 4/21 SOUTH ALABAMA 4/30 at B’ham-Southern 5/2 at West Georgia 5/5 GEORGIA TECH 5/8 at Auburn 5/12 at South Alabama 5/12 at South Alabama

L  0-1 W  3-1 W  2-1 (9) W  3-0 L  3-4 (8) W  3-2 L  4-9 L  2-5 L  2-13 W  1-0 L  4-7 L  4-15 W  7-5 L  5-8 W  4-3 W  4-2 L  2-10 W  3-1 W 13-8 W  1-0 L  2-5 L  1-16 L  0-2 L  5-8 L  3-5 L  0-9 L  2-3 L  3-6 W  2-1 W  5-4 (8) L  1-3 L  2-7 L  3-7 W  6-4 L  2-15 L  2-3 W 12-7 L  2-4 L  2-3 (8) L  0-3 W 10-5 W  5-4 (13) W  8-7 L  2-15 W  8-7 W 10-5 W  3-2 L  2-12 L  4-6 L  2-19

1980 (30-20; Sun Belt: 6-6/2nd) Head Coach: Harry Walker 3/4 3/6 3/8 3/9 3/9 3/10 3/11

THOMAS MORE THOMAS MORE AUSTIN PEAY AUSTIN PEAY AUSTIN PEAY IL BENEDICTINE IL BENEDICTINE

W 23-0 W 22-1 L  1-7 W  4-3 L  1-4 W  6-1 L  3-4

3/14 vs. B’ham-Southern 1 3/15 ALBION 3/15 ALBION 3/16 CHRISTIAN BROTHERS 3/18 at West Alabama 3/18 at West Alabama 3/21 TENNESSEE STATE 3/21 TENNESSEE STATE 3/22 at Southern Miss 3/24 BALDWIN-WALLACE 3/26 at Middle Tennessee 3/26 at Middle Tennessee 3/27 WEST ALABAMA 3/31 ST. XAVIER 4/1 ST. XAVIER 4/2 at Georgia State 4/2 at Georgia State 4/4 ST. FRANCIS (IL) 4/4 ST. FRANCIS (IL) 4/5 at Vanderbilt 4/9 at Chattanooga 4/10 at Alabama 4/14 B’HAM-SOUTHERN 4/16 JACKSON STATE 4/16 JACKSON STATE 4/19 at South Alabama 4/19 at South Alabama 4/20 at South Alabama 4/22 VANDERBILT 4/23 MIDDLE TENNESSEE 4/23 MIDDLE TENNESSEE 4/24 at Auburn 4/29 ALABAMA 4/30 GEORGIA STATE 4/30 GEORGIA STATE 5/4 B’HAM-SOUTHERN 5/5 TROY STATE 5/6 AUBURN 5/9 vs. USF 2 5/10 vs. Jacksonville 2 5/10 vs. USF 2 5/18 SOUTH ALABAMA 5/18 SOUTH ALABAMA 1 - at Rickwood Field 2 - at Sun Belt Tournament (Mobile, Ala.)

L  5-7 W  8-2 W  6-5 W  6-2 W  5-2 L  3-5 W  6-1 W 11-3 W  6-4 W  7-3 W  6-3 (8) L  0-8 L 10-11 W 10-7 L  7-11 L  0-3 W  5-3 L  2-10 W  6-5 (8) L  1-9 L  1-5 L  6-7 L  1-10 W  1-2 W  4-1 L  1-8 W  4-3 W  7-0 L  4-6 W  8-2 W  5-1 W  5-1 W 12-2 W  5-1 W  7-1 W  4-3 W 13-5 W  3-2 (10) L  2-3 W 10-7 L  4-8 L  0-6 L  3-5

1981 (40-17; Sun Belt: 12-0/1st-North) Head Coach: Harry Walker Sun Belt North Division Champions 3/1 3/2 3/2 3/3 3/6 3/7 3/7 3/8 3/10 3/11 3/11 3/12 3/13 3/14 3/15 3/17 3/18 3/21 3/21 3/24 3/25 3/26 3/28 3/28 3/30 4/2 4/3 4/4 4/11

at Chattanooga SOUTHERN MISS SOUTHERN MISS MONTEVALLO WESTERN KENTUCKY AUSTIN PEAY AUSTIN PEAY AUSTIN PEAY MISSISSIPPI Va. COMMONWEALTH* Va. COMMONWEALTH* DELTA STATE INDIANA SOUTHEAST at Montevallo at Middle Tennessee at Jacksonville at Jacksonville at USF at USF at Troy State FLORIDA A&M FLORIDA A&M CHARLOTTE* CHARLOTTE* TUSKEGEE ST. XAVIER ST. XAVIER AUBURN at Va. Commonwealth*

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4/11 at Va. Commonwealth* W  8-3 4/12 at Charlotte* W 12-3 4/12 at Charlotte* W  4-1 4/15 at Mississippi W  4-2 4/16 WEST ALABAMA L  3-4 4/18 GEORGIA STATE* W 10-4 4/18 GEORGIA STATE* W 11-2 4/20 at B’ham-Southern L  9-10 (12) 4/21 JACKSON STATE W  7-6 4/21 JACKSON STATE W  3-2 4/22 at Auburn L  3-4 4/23 VANDERBILT L  8-9 4/25 at Georgia State* W  9-5 4/25 at Georgia State* W 19-7 4/27 at B’ham-Southern W  8-2 4/28 at Austin Peay W  9-8 4/29 at Vanderbilt L  3-13 4/30 B’HAM-SOUTHERN W  3-1 5/1 CHATTANOOGA W 13-5 5/2 SOUTH ALABAMA W  3-1 5/2 SOUTH ALABAMA L  4-8 5/3 SOUTH ALABAMA L  4-5 5/5 TROY STATE W  3-0 5/8 SOUTH ALABAMA 1 L  7-8 (14) 5/9 CHARLOTTE 1 L  2-4 (10) 5/16 at South Alabama W  4-0 5/16 at South Alabama L  3-4 (19) 5/17 at South Alabama W  10-2 * - Sun Belt Conference North Division games 1 - at Sun Belt Tournament (Birmingham) 1982 (14-18; Sun Belt: 4-2/1st-North) Head Coach: Harry Walker *Sun Belt North Division Champions 3/2 JACKSON STATE L  7-9 (11) 3/9 Va. COMMONWEALTH* W 11-0 3/9 Va. COMMONWEALTH* L  1-2 3/10 MISSISSIPPI STATE W 10-2 3/11 MISSISSIPPI STATE W 17-16 3/17 at Louisiana State W 14-8 3/18 at Nicholls State W  5-4 3/18 at Nicholls State L  1-2 3/19 at Southeastern La. L  3-4 3/20 at New Orleans L  2-8 3/22 at Southern Miss W  4-0 3/27 CHARLOTTE* W  7-5 3/27 CHARLOTTE* L  1-5 3/28 WEST ALABAMA W 12-6 3/31 SOUTH ALABAMA L  2-16 4/1 SOUTH ALABAMA L  2-9 4/1 SOUTH ALABAMA L 10-15 4/4 at Charlotte* W  5-2 4/4 at Charlotte* W 18-7 4/7 at Troy State L  5-6 (10) 4/10 at Georgia State W  6-1 4/10 at Georgia State L 10-12 4/15 at Montevallo W  3-1 4/27 at Auburn L  1-13 4/28 TROY STATE L  3-6 5/1 at South Alabama L  0-5 5/1 at South Alabama L  1-2 5/2 at South Alabama L  4-6 5/4 at B’ham-Southern W 10-6 5/7 vs. South Alabama 1 L  0-6 5/8 vs. Charlotte 1 W  8-1 5/8 vs. South Alabama 1 L  2-4 * - Sun Belt Conference North Division games 1 - at Sun Belt Tournament (Tampa, Fla.) 1983 (29-18; Sun Belt: 11-6, 2nd-West) Head Coach: Harry Walker 2/26 VANDERBILT 2/27 VANDERBILT 3/2 B’HAM-SOUTHERN 3/6 AUSTIN PEAY 3/6 AUSTIN PEAY

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1979 3/7 VALPARAISO W  7-4 3/8 MONTEVALLO L 13-14 3/12 NORTHERN KY. W 11-1 3/12 NORTHERN KY. W 15-1 3/13 ILLINOIS STATE L 10-17 3/15 SOUTHERN MISS L  4-8 3/19 at USF* W  6-5 3/19 at USF* W 11-0 3/20 at USF* W  3-1 3/22 at Troy State L 10-11 (10) 3/28 at Samford W 16-9 3/28 at Samford W 14-0 3/30 SOUTH ALABAMA* L  3-5 3/30 SOUTH ALABAMA* W  7-2 3/31 SOUTH ALABAMA* W  6-5 4/9 W. KENTUCKY* W 11-5 4/9 W. KENTUCKY* L  2-9 4/10 W. KENTUCKY* L  7-9 (10) 4/12 AUBURN W  6-5 4/13 at Samford W 18-1 4/13 at Samford W 13-3 4/16 USF* L  5-9 4/16 USF* W  9-3 4/17 USF* W 13-10 4/18 at Mississippi State L  8-11 4/19 at Livingston L  7-12 4/20 at Jackson State W 19-7 4/24 at Western Kentucky* W  9-7 4/24 at Western Kentucky* L  7-10 4/26 at Auburn L  6-10 4/28 JACKSON STATE L 11-12 4/30 at South Alabama* L  3-7 4/30 at South Alabama* W  7-5 5/1 at South Alabama* W  9-8 5/3 at Faulkner W  9-8 5/5 TROY STATE W 14-9 5/7 at Montevallo L  5-6 5/9 FAULKNER W  8-4 5/9 FAULKNER W  7-4 5/13 at Old Dominion 1 L  2-7 5/14 vs. Jacksonville 1 W 11-5 5/15 vs. South Alabama 1 L  5-9 * - Sun Belt Conference West Division Games 1 - at Sun Belt Tournament (Norfolk, Va.) 1984 (27-16; Sun Belt: 8-9/3rd-West) Head Coach: Harry Walker 2/26 VANDERBILT 3/2 B’HAM-SOUTHERN 3/6 FAULKNER 3/8 at Samford 3/8 at Samford 3/10 at Huntingdon 3/11 ILLINOIS STATE 3/16 AUSTIN PEAY

W 14-8 W 12-1 W  7-6 (11) W 13-3 W 16-5 W 21-6 W  4-3 W  8-1

3/17 AUSTIN PEAY W 16-3 3/18 OHIO STATE L  9-10 3/19 OHIO STATE W 11-3 3/22 at Florida L  7-17 3/23 at USF* W  8-4 3/24 at USF* L  3-4 (10) 3/25 at USF* L  7-13 3/29 TROY STATE W 11-2 3/31 SOUTH ALABAMA* L  1-4 3/31 SOUTH ALABAMA* W  9-4 4/1 SOUTH ALABAMA* L  2-3 4/4 MISSISSIPPI STATE L  4-8 (10) 4/7 W. KENTUCKY* W  1-0 4/7 W. KENTUCKY* W  5-3 4/9 FAULKNER W 12-2 4/11 SAMFORD W  9-5 4/11 SAMFORD W  8-1 4/12 at West Alabama L  2-4 4/14 USF* W  4-3 4/14 USF* W  9-2 4/15 USF* L  6-7 4/17 WEST ALABAMA W  9-7 4/18 at Troy State L 12-13 (10) 4/21 at Western Kentucky* L  2-5 4/21 at Western Kentucky* L  5-6 4/22 at Western Kentucky* L 12-14 4/24 AUBURN W 18-1 4/25 at Mississippi L  8-9 (10) 4/28 at South Alabama* W  7-5 4/28 at South Alabama* L  3-10 4/29 at South Alabama* W  4-3 5/1 at Auburn L  4-7 5/4 HUNTINGDON W  8-5 5/5 at B’ham-Southern W  5-0 5/5 at B’ham-Southern W  1-0 * - Sun Belt Conference West Division games 1985 (26-27; Sun Belt: 5-11/T3rd-West) Head Coach: Harry Walker 2/28 FAULKNER 3/2 at Samford 3/2 at Samford 3/3 SAGINAW VALLEY ST. 3/3 SAGINAW VALLEY ST. 3/4 VALPARAISO 3/5 NORTH ALABAMA 3/6 at Huntingdon 3/7 AUBURN 3/8 ILLINOIS STATE 3/8 ILLINOIS STATE 3/9 ILLINOIS STATE 3/9 ILLINOIS STATE 3/11 WEST ALABAMA 3/12 at B’ham-Southern 3/14 DELTA STATE

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3/16 USF* L  4-6 3/16 USF* L  6-11 3/17 USF* L  6-7 3/19 at West Alabama W 11-0 3/23 ILLINOIS-CHICAGO W  5-0 3/24 ILLINOIS-CHICAGO W  3-2 3/24 ILLINOIS-CHICAGO W  8-5 3/26 OHIO STATE W 10-5 3/27 OHIO STATE W  6-3 3/28 ALABAMA 1 L  6-15 3/30 SOUTH ALABAMA* W  5-4 (11) 3/30 SOUTH ALABAMA* W  6-5 (8) 3/31 SOUTH ALABAMA* L  2-3 4/3 JACKSON STATE W 19-9 4/6 at Western Kentucky* L  6-7 4/6 at Western Kentucky* L  3-7 4/7 at Western Kentucky* L  0-8 4/9 at Auburn L  8-9 4/10 at Troy State L  1-3 4/10 at Troy State L  0-8 4/13 at USF* L  4-13 4/13 at USF* W 10-7 4/14 at USF* L  3-23 4/16 at North Alabama W 15-10 4/17 TROY STATE L  0-6 4/17 TROY STATE W  6-2 4/18 MISSISSIPPI W  8-2 4/20 W. KENTUCKY* W 12-1 4/20 W. KENTUCKY* L  7-10 4/21 W. KENTUCKY* L  8-11 4/25 at Faulkner W  4-2 4/27 at South Alabama* W  9-3 4/27 at South Alabama* W 10-9 4/28 at South Alabama* L  5-10 5/3 HUNTINGDON L  3-9 5/4 B’HAM-SOUTHERN W  7-4 5/4 B’HAM-SOUTHERN L  9-13 * - Sun Belt Conference West Division games 1 - at Rickwood Field 1986 (24-26; Sun Belt: 7-10/3rd-West) Head Coach: Harry Walker 2/24 WEST ALABAMA 2/26 at Samford 3/2 SAGINAW VALLEY ST. 3/2 SAGINAW VALLEY ST. 3/3 at Huntingdon 3/6 FERRIS STATE 3/7 ILLINOIS STATE 3/7 ILLINOIS STATE 3/8 ILLINOIS STATE 3/8 ILLINOIS STATE 3/10 B’HAM-SOUTHERN 3/11 MISSISSIPPI 3/12 AUBURN 3/18 MIDDLE TENNESSEE 3/18 MIDDLE TENNESSEE 3/21 at USF* 3/22 at USF* 3/23 at USF* 3/26 EASTERN ILLINOIS 3/27 at Auburn 3/29 W. KENTUCKY* 3/29 W. KENTUCKY* 3/30 W. KENTUCKY* 4/1 ALABAMA 4/3 at B’ham-Southern 4/5 SOUTH ALABAMA* 4/5 SOUTH ALABAMA* 4/6 SOUTH ALABAMA* 4/9 at Troy State 4/9 at Troy State 4/11 USF* 4/12 USF* 4/13 USF* 4/16 at Alabama 4/19 at Western Kentucky* 4/20 at Western Kentucky*

W  7-2 W 14-3 W 15-5 L  4-8 W 11-0 W  5-2 W  3-2 W  7-4 W 10-8 L 11-12 L 5-6 L 11-16 L  9-17 W 10-5 W  6-0 L 13-14 L  6-19 L  4-6 W  9-8 (12) L  5-11 W  5-2 W  7-4 W  8-4 L  5-9 L  2-10 L  4-9 L  3-8 W  9-7 L  4-15 L  4-5 L  0-9 L  4-6 W  4-3 L  2-9 L  2-3 W  6-3


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All-Time Results 4/22 at West Alabama W 14-6 4/23 at Mississippi L  1-2 (13) 4/26 at South Alabama* L  2-3 4/26 at South Alabama* L  6-7 4/27 at South Alabama* W  6-2 4/29 FAULKNER W  9-0 (f) 4/30 SAMFORD W  2-0 5/1 HUNTINGDON L  5-11 5/2 at Middle Tennessee L  1-10 5/2 at Middle Tennessee W 12-3 5/10 TROY STATE W  6-3 5/10 TROY STATE W 18-8 5/15 vs. Old Dominion 1 L  5-6 5/16 vs. Jacksonville 1 L  3-5 * - Sun Belt Conference West Division games 1 - at Sun Belt Tournament (Tampa, Fla.)

PETE RANCONT 1987-1999 388-328-1 (.541)

1987 (23-22; Sun Belt: 8-10/4th-West) Head Coach: Pete Rancont 2/20 vs. Grambling 1 W  7-1 2/24 FAULKNER W 12-1 2/25 AUBURN L  2-23 3/3 at Alabama L  5-8 3/4 MONTEVALLO W  7-1 3/5 FERRIS STATE W 13-7 3/5 FERRIS STATE W  4-3 3/7 VIRGINIA W 21-6 3/8 VIRGINIA W  9-8 3/11 B’HAM-SOUTHERN L  2-3 3/14 ILLINOIS STATE L  4-5 3/14 ILLINOIS STATE L  2-16 3/15 ILLINOIS STATE W  7-2 3/16 ILLINOIS L  2-5 3/20 at USF* L  4-15 3/21 at USF* W  7-6 3/22 at USF* L  4-6 3/23 at Florida L  7-9 3/26 GEORGIA SOUTHERN W 10-6 3/28 W. KENTUCKY* W  4-3 3/28 W. KENTUCKY* W  6-5 3/29 W. KENTUCKY* W  6-4 3/31 ALABAMA 2 W  9-8 4/1 at Samford W 11-8 4/4 at South Alabama* L  2-11 4/4 at South Alabama* W  5-4 4/5 at South Alabama* L  6-7 4/7 JACKSONVILLE STATE W  4-0 4/9 at Mississippi L  3-13 4/11 USF* L  5-10 4/11 USF* W  7-1 4/12 USF* L  2-4 4/15 TROY STATE L  1-8 4/15 TROY STATE L  1-2 4/18 at Western Kentucky* L  0-4 4/18 at Western Kentucky* L  8-9 4/19 at Western Kentucky* W 10-5 4/21 MISSISSIPPI W  8-7 4/22 at Jacksonville State L 10-11 4/24 at Montevallo W  6-5 4/27 SAMFORD W  3-1 4/29 at Auburn L  2-8 5/2 SOUTH ALABAMA* W  2-1 5/2 SOUTH ALABAMA* L  1-3 5/3 SOUTH ALABAMA* L  9-10 * - Sun Belt Conference West Division games 1 - at Louisiana Classic (Lafayette, La.) 2 - at Rickwood Field

3/25 USF* W  7-1 3/26 USF* W  8-6 3/28 ALABAMA STATE W 13-2 4/1 at USF* L  3-7 4/1 at USF* L  4-8 2/22 SAMFORD W  6-4 4/2 at USF* L  3-16 2/24 at Montevallo W 12-9 4/5 at Samford W  5-3 2/25 at B’ham-Southern L  2-5 4/5 at Samford L  0-6 2/26 TENNESSEE STATE W  5-4 4/6 at Mississippi L  3-5 2/28 VANDERBILT L  3-4 4/8 WESTERN KENTUCKY* L  4-12 3/1 at Middle Tennessee W  3-2 4/8 WESTERN KENTUCKY* L  2-7 3/1 at Middle Tennessee W 14-5 4/9 WESTERN KENTUCKY* W  9-2 3/3 FERRIS STATE W  6-3 4/11 MISSISSIPPI W  7-5 3/4 EVANSVILLE T  7-7 (10) 4/13 at Vanderbilt L  2-12 3/5 EVANSVILLE L  3-5 4/15 at Western Kentucky* W  7-3 3/7 at Samford W  2-1 4/15 at Western Kentucky* L  4-5 3/12 ILLINOIS STATE L  0-3 4/16 at Western Kentucky* L  5-15 3/12 ILLINOIS STATE W  7-6 4/18 at Alabama State W  9-1 3/13 ILLINOIS STATE W  7-1 4/20 at Middle Tennessee W  8-4 (11) 3/17 at Florida State L  4-10 4/21 at Middle Tennessee L  5-10 3/19 MIDDLE TENNESSEE W  4-3 4/24 at B’ham-Southern W 11-6 3/22 MIDDLE TENNESSEE W 17-13 4/25 SAMFORD W  9-2 3/23 WEST ALABAMA L  2-4 4/26 at Auburn L  1-4 3/24 EASTERN ILLINOIS W  7-5 4/27 vs. Alabama 1 L  3-14 3/26 LOUISIANA TECH W  6-2 4/29 at South Alabama* L  1-5 3/26 LOUISIANA TECH L  1-2 4/29 at South Alabama* L  5-6 (12) 3/27 NICHOLLS STATE L  2-8 4/30 at South Alabama* L  6-8 3/28 RIDER L  3-6 B’HAM SOUTHERN W 10-1 3/29 MISSISSIPPI W 12-3 5/2 5/3 at Tennessee W  5-1 4/2 USF* W  3-2 5/6 SOUTH ALABAMA* L  0-1 4/2 USF* W  9-6 5/6 SOUTH ALABAMA* W  2-1 (8) 4/4 at Samford W  4-2 5/7 SOUTH ALABAMA* W  5-4 (13) 4/6 SAMFORD W  8-7 5/9 SOUTHERN MISS L  0-3 4/7 at Vanderbilt L  5-14 5/10 SOUTHERN MISS L  2-5 4/9 at Western Kentucky* L  1-10 5/17 at Jacksonville 2 L  0-5 4/9 at Western Kentucky* L  5-7 5/18 vs. Charlotte 2 L 12-14 4/10 at Western Kentucky* L  4-9 * - Sun Belt Conference West Division games 4/14 MONTEVALLO W  3-1 1 - at Hoover Met 4/16 SOUTH ALABAMA* W  4-3 2 - at Sun Belt Tournament (Jacksonville, Fla.) 4/16 SOUTH ALABAMA* L  0-2 (13) 4/17 SOUTH ALABAMA* L  4-5 1990 4/20 at Mississippi State L  2-5 (27-26; Sun Belt: 8-10/T2nd-West) 4/21 at Mississippi State L  4-9 Head Coach: Pete Rancont 4/23 WESTERN KENTUCKY* L  6-9 4/23 WESTERN KENTUCKY* L  2-10 2/19 SAMFORD W  4-3 4/24 WESTERN KENTUCKY* L  5-8 (10) 2/21 MONTEVALLO W 12-5 4/26 at Mississippi L  4-8 2/23 RADFORD W  1-0 4/28 JACKSONVILLE STATE L  3-5 (11) 2/23 RADFORD W 11-1 4/30 at USF* L  2-3 2/27 at Samford W 13-1 4/30 at USF* L  6-7 (10) 2/28 ALABAMA W  4-3 5/3 at Auburn L  1-4 3/5 VALPARAISO W  9-0 5/7 at South Alabama* L  6-15 3/6 at Alabama W  9-5 5/7 at South Alabama* W  5-2 3/7 at Auburn L  6-11 5/8 at South Alabama* L  0-6 3/9 at Middle Tennessee L  1-6 5/10 at Southern Miss L  5-6 3/10 at Middle Tennessee L  6-9 5/11 at Southern Miss W  6-2 3/13 ALABAMA STATE W 13-4 * - Sun Belt Conference West Division games 3/14 AUSTIN PEAY W  6-3 3/16 MIDDLE TENNESSEE W  2-1 1989 3/17 MIDDLE TENNESSEE L  1-3 (28-27; Sun Belt: 7-11/3rd-West) 3/19 vs. Eastern Kentucky 1 L  3-7 Head Coach: Pete Rancont 3/20 vs. Eastern Kentucky 1 L  3-9 3/21 vs. Massachusetts 2 L  6-10 (10) 2/24 at Alabama W 10-1 3/22 vs. Illinois-Chicago 2 W  7-3 2/25 VANDERBILT L  5-7 3/24 at USF* W  7-0 2/27 at Montevallo W  8-4 3/24 at USF* L  3-10 2/28 SAMFORD W  4-2 3/25 at USF* W  6-5 3/2 FERRIS STATE W  6-3 3/27 AUBURN W  2-1 3/3 EVANSVILLE W  5-1 3/28 at B’ham-Southern L  5-7 3/5 EVANSVILLE W  3-2 3/31 USF* W  5-3 3/7 SAGINAW VALLEY ST. L  8-9 3/31 USF* W  4-1 3/9 ILLINOIS STATE W  8-7 4/1 USF* L  3-6 3/9 ILLINOIS STATE W 2-1 4/3 vs. Montevallo 3 L  7-8 3/10 ILLINOIS STATE W  7-5 4/4 TENNESSEE L  0-4 3/11 MIDDLE TENNESSEE W  8-4 4/7 at Western Kentucky* W 15-0 3/12 MIDDLE TENNESSEE L  4-7 4/7 at Western Kentucky* W  3-0 3/15 MONTEVALLO W  7-6 4/8 at Western Kentucky* L  2-4 3/17 at Jackson State L  5-6 4/11 at Samford W 12-4 3/18 at Louisiana Tech L  3-6 4/12 at Vanderbilt W  6-4 3/19 at Louisiana Tech L  0-2 4/14 WESTERN KENTUCKY* L  0-2 3/20 at Nicholls State W  5-3 4/14 WESTERN KENTUCKY* L  2-5 3/25 USF* W 11-6 1988 (22-28-1; Sun Belt: 4-12/4th-West) Head Coach: Pete Rancont

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All-Time Results 4/15 WESTERN KENTUCKY* W  9-8 4/17 at Mississippi L  8-9 4/19 vs. Alabama 4 W  6-4 (10) 4/24 at Alabama State W  15-0 4/28 SOUTH ALABAMA* W  5-4 4/28 SOUTH ALABAMA* L  2-3 (14) 4/29 SOUTH ALABAMA* L  2-8 5/1 SAMFORD L  0-6 5/2 B’HAM-SOUTHERN W 14-3 5/5 at South Alabama* L  2-3 (8) 5/5 at South Alabama* L  0-1 5/6 at South Alabama* L  1-5 5/8 at Southern Miss W 10-3 5/9 at Southern Miss L  0-1 5/10 VANDERBILT L  0-1 (10) 5/16 vs. Old Dominion 5 L  7-9 5/17 vs. Jacksonville 5 L  4-10 * - Sun Belt Conference West Division games 1 - at Baseball City, Fla. 2 - at DeLand, Fla. 3 - at Kiwanis Classic (Selma, Ala.) 4 - at Hoover Met 5 - at Sun Belt Tournament (Mobile, Ala.) 1991 (29-30; Sun Belt: 9-7/2nd-West) Head Coach: Pete Rancont Sun Belt Conference Tournament Champions NCAA Central Regional 2/15 vs. The Citadel 1 2/16 vs. Tennessee Tech 1 2/20 at Alabama 2/23 MIDDLE TENNESSEE 2/24 MIDDLE TENNESSEE 2/26 JACKSONVILLE STATE 2/27 ALABAMA 2/28 at Samford 3/1 KENTUCKY 3/4 VALPARAISO

W 10-6 W  6-2 L  5-8 L  4-6 L  6-10 L  0-4 L  1-9 W 14-5 L  5-9 W 10-6

3/5 LOUISIANA-MONROE 3/6 at Montevallo 3/8 ILLINOIS STATE 3/9 ILLINOIS STATE 3/9 ILLINOIS STATE 3/12 SOUTHERN MISS 3/13 SOUTHERN MISS 3/20 EASTERN KENTUCKY 3/21 EASTERN KENTUCKY 3/22 SAMFORD 3/26 MISSISSIPPI 3/27 at Troy State 3/30 at South Alabama* 3/30 at South Alabama* 3/31 at South Alabama* 4/3 TROY STATE 4/6 WESTERN KENTUCKY* 4/6 WESTERN KENTUCKY* 4/7 WESTERN KENTUCKY* 4/10 SAMFORD 4/11 at Vanderbilt 4/13 USF* 4/13 USF* 4/14 USF* 4/16 at Mississippi 4/18 MONTEVALLO 4/20 at USF* 4/20 at USF* 4/21 at USF* 4/23 at Middle Tennessee 2 4/24 at Samford 4/27 SOUTH ALABAMA* 4/30 at Auburn 5/1 AUBURN 3 5/2 B’HAM-SOUTHERN 5/4 at Western Kentucky* 5/4 at Western Kentucky* 5/5 at Western Kentucky* 5/7 at Southern Miss 5/8 at Southern Miss

W 11-3 L  5-10 L  6-7 L  3-5 L  5-9 L  5-7 W  7-2 W 13-7 L  1-6 W 17-0 L 11-12 W  6-4 L  8-12 L  0-8 W  8-6 W  6-4 W  9-5 W  7-6 W 12-8 W  7-5 L  2-6 W  8-2 W  5-2 W 10-0 W  3-2 L  4-6 L  8-10 L  4-6 L  3-4 W  9-3 L  4-8 L  4-15 L  5-6 (11) W  5-4 L  2-4 L  2-8 W  7-0 (f) W  7-6 (10) L  3-8 L  2-5

5/9 VANDERBILT W  7-2 5/15 vs. Old Dominion 4 W 13-0 5/16 at Jacksonville 4 L  4-6 5/17 vs. South Alabama 4 W  4-3 5/17 at Jacksonville 4 W  5-1 5/18 vs. Old Dominion 4 W  3-2 5/24 at Texas 5 L  3-16 5/25 vs. Rutgers 5 W 10-9 5/26 vs. Oklahoma State 5 L  7-8 (10) * - Sun Belt Conference West Division games 1 - at Macon, Ga. 2 - at Tullahoma, Tenn. 3 - at Hoover Met 4 - at Sun Belt Tournament (Jacksonville, Fla.) 5 - NCAA Central Regional (Austin, Texas) 1992 (43-18; Great Midwest: 17-1/1st) Head Coach: Pete Rancont Great Midwest Conference Champions 2/16 2/18 2/19 2/20 2/22 2/23 2/27 2/28 2/29 3/1 3/4 3/7 3/7 3/8 3/10 3/12 3/13 3/14 3/15

VANDERBILT TENNESSEE STATE SHORTER SAMFORD MIDDLE TENNESSEE MIDDLE TENNESSEE TENNESSEE TECH AUSTIN PEAY MIDDLE TENNESSEE 1 at Alabama JACKSONVILLE STATE OHIO STATE OHIO STATE OHIO STATE VALPARAISO NORTHERN ILLINOIS MISSISSIPPI STATE MISSISSIPPI STATE at Vanderbilt

W  7-6 W 11-8 W  5-3 W  8-3 W  3-2 L  4-6 W  3-1 W 13-7 L  2-4 L  1-6 W  6-5 (11) W  2-1 L  1-7 W 11-10 W  5-2 W  9-5 L  1-8 L  0-5 L  6-9

1991 NCAA Regional Team

In 1991, the UAB Blazers qualified for the NCAA Regionals for the first time in program history after they won the Sun Belt Tournament championship. The Blazers went on to compete in the Central Regional in Austin, Texas, where they first lost to host Texas, 163, before coming back to hold off a late charge by Rutgers to earn a 10-9 victory over the Scarlet Knights to mark UAB’s first-ever NCAA Tournament victory. However, the sun would set on the Blazers’ cinderella season the following day as Oklahoma State squeaked past the Blazers, 8-7, in 10 innings. A team that finished the year with an 29-30 overall record, the 1991 Blazers will forever be remembered for their cinderella run at the Sun Belt championship and appearance in the NCAA Championship.

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Name Kyle Towner Derrick Kidd Todd Hope Rene Romo Mickey Brewer James Hurtt Gerald Kennedy Kevin Greene Shay Tilley Darren Sulzle Keene Newberry Doug Gann Stephen Johnson Doug Rohm Ronnie Tucker Brian Smith Keifer Rackley Paul Jeffers Kristin Metheny Roger Gregg Daniel Sudd E.J. Brophy Brennan Jones Scott Jones Stuart Thompson Dexter Harrell

Pos. OF INF INF INF INF P OF INF P P INF INF P P P INF OF P OF C P C INF P OF C

Yr. Fr. So. Fr. Sr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Sr. So. Jr. Sr. Sr. Jr. So. So. Jr. So. Jr. Jr. Fr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Jr, So. So.

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Hometown Saraland, Ala. Vincent, Ala. Tarrant, Ala. Tuscon, Ariz. Florence, Ala. Pennington, Ala. Great Bend, Kan. Riverdale, Ga. Manchester, Tenn. Puyallup, Wash. Alexander City, Ala. Birmingham, Ala. Salisbury, Mo. Jacksonville, Fla. Gadsden, Ala. Augusta, Ga. Butler, Ala. San Marcos, Calif. Birmingham, Ala. Petal, Miss. Oceanside, Calif. Montgomery, Ala. Sydney, Australia Chamblee, Ga. New S. Wales, Australia Gadsden, Ala.


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1993 3/18 at Coastal Carolina W  5-2 3/19 at Coastal Carolina L  6-7 3/20 at Coastal Carolina W 12-7 (12) 3/21 vs. Towson 2 W 17-9 3/26 at Middle Tennessee L  0-1 3/26 at Middle Tennessee L  1-4 3/31 LINCOLN MEMORIAL W 10-7 4/1 at Samford W 16-7 4/4 at Memphis* W  5-1 4/4 at Memphis* W 10-1 4/5 at Memphis* L  3-6 4/7 SOUTHERN MISS L  3-7 4/8 SOUTHERN MISS W  8-4 4/9 at Samford W 10-6 4/11 CINCINNATI* W  5-4 4/11 CINCINNATI* W  2-0 4/12 CINCINNATI* W 11-2 4/14 SAMFORD W  4-3 4/15 MILLSAPS W 11-3 4/15 MILLSAPS W 20-2 4/18 SAINT LOUIS* W  7-6 (10) 4/18 SAINT LOUIS* W  6-4 4/19 SAINT LOUIS* W 11-10 4/22 ALABAMA 3 L  0-6 4/25 at Cincinnati* W  4-3 4/25 at Cincinnati* W  3-1 4/26 at Cincinnati* W  4-1 (10) 4/29 at Auburn L  1-8 4/30 AUBURN L  2-5 5/2 at Saint Louis* W  7-4 5/2 at Saint Louis* W 14-5 5/3 at Saint Louis* W  8-3 5/5 at Southern Miss L  4-14 5/6 at Southern Miss L  4-7 5/9 MEMPHIS* W  5-4 5/9 MEMPHIS* W  5-3 5/10 MEMPHIS* W 14-4 5/13 SAINT LOUIS 4 W  1-0 5/13 CINCINNATI 4 L  1-2 5/14 SAINT LOUIS 4 W  8-1 5/14 CINCINNATI 4 W 12-5 5/15 CINCINNATI 4 W 10-5 * - Great Midwest Conference games 1 - at Hoover Met 2 - at Conway, S.C. 3 - at Big Four Classic (Hoover Met) 4 - at Great Midwest Tournament (Birmingham) 1993 (35-23; Great Midwest: 12-6/2nd) Head Coach: Pete Rancont 2/17 at Samford 2/19 SHORTER 2/21 VANDERBILT 2/23 SIENA HEIGHTS 2/24 at Troy State 2/26 KENTUCKY 2/27 KENTUCKY 2/27 TENNESSEE TECH 2/28 TENNESSEE TECH

W  4-3 W 10-3 W 11-5 W  8-3 L  7-8 (10) W  3-1 L  1-8 W 16-9 W 12-0

3/3 LOUISIANA TECH W  6-3 3/4 LOUISIANA TECH W  3-0 3/6 at Mississippi State W  6-4 3/7 at Mississippi State L  7-19 3/9 MIDDLE TENNESSEE W 15-14 3/10 MIDDLE TENNESSEE W 10-6 3/20 at USF L  4-5 3/20 at USF L  3-8 3/23 SOUTHERN MISS W  6-4 3/24 SOUTHERN MISS L  5-10 3/25 at Western Kentucky L  2-12 3/30 at Middle Tennessee W  8-7 3/31 at Middle Tennessee L  6-7 4/3 at Memphis* W 10-7 4/3 at Memphis* L  0-2 4/4 at Memphis* L  3-4 4/6 TENNESSEE STATE W  4-3 4/7 at Alabama W  9-8 4/8 ALABAMA L  2-4 4/9 MILLSAPS W  7-4 4/10 CINCINNATI* W  9-3 4/10 CINCINNATI* W 14-1 4/11 CINCINNATI* W  9-4 4/13 at Auburn L  1-20 4/14 at Tennessee State W 15-5 4/15 JACKSONVILLE STATE W  7-4 4/17 SAINT LOUIS* W  8-0 4/17 SAINT LOUIS* W  6-3 4/18 SAINT LOUIS* W  7-6 4/20 SAMFORD W  6-4 4/21 AUBURN 1 L  1-4 4/24 at Cincinnati* L  8-26 4/24 at Cincinnati* W 11-7 4/25 at Cincinnati* W 10-5 4/27 TROY STATE L  6-8 4/28 at Auburn L  1-5 5/1 at Saint Louis* L  7-8 5/1 at Saint Louis* W  7-3 5/2 at Saint Louis* W  1-0 5/4 at Southern Miss L  2-7 5/5 at Southern Miss L  4-9 5/8 MEMPHIS* L  4-11 5/8 MEMPHIS* L  5-10 5/9 MEMPHIS* W  6-4 5/14 vs. Saint Louis 2 L  5-11 5/15 vs. Cincinnati 2 W  7-1 5/15 vs. Saint Louis 2 W  7-4 5/16 at Memphis 2 W  6-2 5/16 at Memphis 2 L  3-4 * - Great Midwest Conference games 1 - at Big Four Classic (Hoover Met) 2 - at Great Midwest Tournament (Memphis, Tenn.) 1994 (32-23; Great Midwest: 16-6/2nd) Head Coach: Pete Rancont Great Midwest Conference Champions at Tennessee Tech WESTERN KENTUCKY EASTERN KENTUCKY 1

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2/27 KENTUCKY L  4-7 3/4 at LSU L  5-11 3/5 at LSU L  5-6 3/6 at LSU L  6-17 3/8 MIDDLE TENNESSEE L  3-13 3/10 VALPARAISO W  9-2 3/12 DAYTON* W  6-3 3/12 DAYTON* W 10-5 3/13 DAYTON* W  3-1 3/14 BUTLER W  8-0 3/18 MICHIGAN STATE L  8-13 3/19 at Mississippi State W  6-3 3/20 at Mississippi State W  7-3 3/22 JACKSONVILLE STATE L  2-3 3/23 AUBURN W  9-3 3/26 at Saint Louis* W 10-2 3/26 at Saint Louis* W  5-0 3/29 at Southern Miss L  4-8 3/30 at Southern Miss L  1-3 4/2 MEMPHIS* L  7-14 4/2 MEMPHIS* L  6-14 4/3 MEMPHIS* L  0-2 4/5 SOUTHERN MISS L  1-3 4/6 SOUTHERN MISS W  9-2 4/9 CINCINNATI* W 10-5 4/9 CINCINNATI* W 20-1 4/10 CINCINNATI* L  1-13 4/13 at Mississippi W  9-4 4/16 at Dayton* W 15-14 4/16 at Dayton* W  5-2 4/17 at Dayton* W 11-7 4/20 ALABAMA L  2-3 4/22 at Samford W  8-7 4/23 SAMFORD W 14-1 4/23 SAMFORD W  5-1 4/26 AUBURN L  2-7 4/27 at Alabama L  1-2 (11) 4/30 SAINT LOUIS* W  8-1 4/30 SAINT LOUIS* W  8-7 (10) 5/1 SAINT LOUIS* W  4-2 5/3 at Middle Tennessee L  4-10 5/7 at Memphis* W  7-3 5/7 at Memphis* L  5-6 5/10 VANDERBILT W 13-12 5/11 at Auburn L  3-9 5/14 at Cincinnati* W  8-5 5/15 at Cincinnati* W  7-6 5/15 at Cincinnati* L  5-7 5/20 at Cincinnati 2 W  5-2 5/21 vs. Memphis 2 W  8-1 5/22 vs. Memphis 2 L  5-8 5/22 vs. Memphis 2 W 14-5 * - Great Midwest Conference games 1 - at Hoover Met 2 - at Great Midwest Tournament (Cincinnati, Ohio) 1995 (34-22; Great Midwest: 13-9/2nd) Head Coach: Pete Rancont 2/18 at Vanderbilt 2/24 MIDDLE TENNESSEE 2/25 MURRAY STATE 1 2/26 VANDERBILT 3/1 JACKSONVILLE STATE 3/2 AUBURN 3/4 at Louisiana Tech 3/5 at Louisiana Tech 3/7 at Mississippi State 3/9 PENN STATE 3/11 DAYTON* 3/11 DAYTON* 3/12 DAYTON* 3/13 VALPARAISO 3/14 TENNESSEE-MARTIN 3/17 at Tennessee-Martin 3/18 MIDDLE TENNESSEE 3/19 MIDDLE TENNESSEE 3/20 MIDDLE TENNESSEE 3/22 AUBURN

W  6-2 W  6-4 L  4-5 W 16-14 W 10-5 L  6-9 W  3-0 L  5-8 L  4-13 W  3-1 W 16-7 W 15-1 W  7-3 W 13-9 W 11-8 W 11-3 L  6-9 L  5-6 L  4-10 L  2-16


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All-Time Results 3/25 at Memphis* W  3-2 3/25 at Memphis* L  1-4 3/26 at Memphis* L  0-18 3/28 SOUTHERN MISS W  8-7 3/29 SOUTHERN MISS W 13-6 4/1 MEMPHIS* L  2-8 4/1 MEMPHIS* W  5-1 4/2 MEMPHIS* W 10-1 4/4 at Southern Miss W  8-6 4/5 at Southern Miss W  5-2 4/8 SAINT LOUIS* W 16-1 4/8 SAINT LOUIS* W 10-7 4/9 SAINT LOUIS* W 10-9 (10) 4/12 at Alabama W  6-0 4/15 at Dayton* W 13-5 4/15 at Dayton* W 13-7 4/16 at Dayton* W 20-5 4/18 at Auburn L  3-10 4/19 at Auburn L  5-8 4/20 MILLSAPS W 15-1 4/24 SAMFORD W 13-3 4/25 at Samford W  7-3 4/29 at Saint Louis* L  9-10 4/29 at Saint Louis* W 14-4 5/2 at Middle Tennessee W  4-2 5/3 at Middle Tennessee W  4-3 5/6 CINCINNATI* L  8-10 5/6 CINCINNATI* L  4-7 5/7 CINCINNATI* L  5-9 5/9 ALABAMA L  6-10 5/10 MILLSAPS W  5-1 5/10 MILLSAPS W  7-4 5/14 at Cincinnati* L  1-2 5/14 at Cincinnati* L  2-3 5/19 vs. Dayton 2 L  2-5 5/19 vs. Memphis 2 L  0-5 * - Great Midwest Conference games 1 - at Hoover Met 2 - at Great Midwest Tournament (St. Louis, Mo.) 1996 (33-25; C-USA: 13-11/4th) Head Coach: Pete Rancont 2/23 MURRAY STATE 2/24 EASTERN KENTUCKY 2/25 TENNESSEE TECH 2/27 SHORTER 2/29 ALABAMA STATE 3/2 at Tennessee Tech 3/3 at Tennessee Tech 3/7 VALPARAISO 3/8 vs. Ohio State 1 3/9 vs. Troy State 1 3/10 vs. Kent State 1 3/12 MISSISSIPPI 3/13 at Jacksonville State 3/15 at Saint Louis* 3/16 at Saint Louis* 3/17 at Saint Louis* 3/20 AUBURN 3/21 EASTERN KENTUCKY 3/23 CENTENARY 3/24 CENTENARY 3/26 at Middle Tennessee 3/27 at Middle Tennessee 3/29 CINCINNATI* 3/30 CINCINNATI* 3/31 CINCINNATI* 4/2 MISSISSIPPI STATE 4/3 MISSISSIPPI STATE 4/5 at Louisville* 4/6 at Louisville* 4/7 at Louisville* 4/9 at Jacksonville State 4/10 at Alabama 4/11 at Alabama State 4/12 SOUTHERN MISS* 4/13 SOUTHERN MISS*

L  6-8 W 14-6 W 10-9 W  7-1 W  8-3 W  7-5 W 16-3 L  6-8 L  3-6 W  4-3 W  7-0 L  1-11 L  2-6 W 19-10 W 12-3 L  6-7 L  1-2 (10) W  8-1 W 11-8 W 15-5 W 12-2 W 17-6 W  4-2 W 13-1 W 12-2 L  5-10 L  1-7 W  9-2 L  6-8 W 12-6 W 21-6 L  6-17 L  7-10 W 16-3 W  7-5

4/14 SOUTHERN MISS* L  5-10 4/16 at Samford W 10-4 4/17 ALABAMA L  5-12 4/18 MILLSAPS W  8-7 4/19 TULANE* L  3-4 4/20 TULANE* L  4-8 4/21 TULANE* L  1-4 4/23 MIDDLE TENNESSEE W  4-3 4/24 MIDDLE TENNESSEE L  4-6 4/26 at Charlotte* L  1-4 4/27 at Charlotte* W 11-0 4/28 at Charlotte* W  7-1 4/30 at Auburn W  5-3 5/1 SAMFORD W  4-3 5/3 at Memphis* W 12-8 5/4 at Memphis* W  8-4 5/5 at Memphis* L  6-7 5/7 SAMFORD W  6-1 5/10 USF* L  3-10 5/11 USF* L  2-5 5/12 USF* L  1-11 5/16 vs. Charlotte 2 L  9-17 5/17 vs. USF 2 L  7-9 * - C-USA games 1 - at Blue-Gray Classic (Montgomery, Ala.) 2 - at C-USA Championship (Hattiesburg, Miss.) 1997 (31-29; C-USA: 14-13/6th) Head Coach: Pete Rancont 2/14 VIRGINIA MILITARY 2/15 at Vanderbilt 2/16 VIRGINIA MILITARY 2/19 SAMFORD 2/21 MURRAY STATE 2/22 TENNESSEE TECH 2/23 TENNESSEE TECH 2/25 ALABAMA STATE 2/26 at Alabama State 3/4 VANDERBILT 3/7 vs. Illinois 1 3/8 vs. Kent State 1 3/9 vs. Southeastern La. 1 3/11 MIDDLE TENNESSEE 3/12 MIDDLE TENNESSEE 3/14 at USF* 3/15 at USF* 3/16 at USF* 3/18 at Jacksonville State 3/19 at Alabama 3/21 MEMPHIS* 3/22 MEMPHIS* 3/23 MEMPHIS* 3/25 AUBURN 3/26 at Jacksonville State 3/28 CHARLOTTE* 3/29 CHARLOTTE* 3/30 CHARLOTTE* 4/1 MISSISSIPPI STATE 4/2 MISSISSIPPI STATE 4/4 at Tulane* 4/5 at Tulane* 4/6 at Tulane* 4/8 SAMFORD 4/9 ALABAMA 2 4/11 at Southern Miss* 4/12 at Southern Miss* 4/13 at Southern Miss* 4/15 JACKSONVILLE STATE 4/16 at Auburn 4/18 LOUISVILLE* 4/19 LOUISVILLE* 4/20 LOUISVILLE* 4/23 at Samford 4/25 at Cincinnati* 4/26 at Cincinnati* 4/27 at Cincinnati* 5/2 at Houston*

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W 18-5 L  5-6 (11) W 16-3 W 11-9 W  9-7 L  4-11 L  0-4 W  6-4 W  8-3 L  2-14 L  4-6 W  9-2 W 11-6 W 1-0 L 12-13 (10) L  2-12 L  4-13 L  9-10 (10) L  0-7 L  2-11 W  2-0 W  3-2 W  3-1 L  7-9 L  2-6 W  6-4 L  5-6 L  1-7 W  5-3 W 15-3 L  4-14 L  6-7 (11) L  5-9 L  4-5 (11) W 10-2 L  2-3 (10) L  3-8 L  8-9 L  2-12 L  8-9 L  3-10 W 12-1 W  9-5 W 10-8 W  9-2 W 17-9 W 14-8 W  8-7

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5/3 at Houston* L  9-12 5/4 at Houston* W 13-6 5/6 at Middle Tennessee L  4-9 5/7 at Middle Tennessee W 16-8 5/9 SAINT LOUIS* W  6-4 5/10 SAINT LOUIS* W  5-4 (10) 5/11 SAINT LOUIS* W 11-6 5/14 vs. USF 3 L  2-5 5/15 vs. Saint Louis 3 W  6-2 5/16 vs. USF 3 W  5-3 5/17 vs. Houston 3 W  6-5 (12) 5/17 vs. Houston 3 L  8-10 * - C-USA games 1 - at Blue-Gray Classic (Montgomery, Ala.) 2 - at Hoover Met 3 - at C-USA Championship (New Orleans, La.) 1998 (29-24; C-USA: 15-12/4th) Head Coach: Pete Rancont 2/14 VANDERBILT L  8-11 2/18 at Vanderbilt L  0-1 2/24 at Mississippi L  8-9 2/25 JACKSONVILLE STATE W 12-9 2/28 at Tennessee Tech W 22-7 3/1 at Tennessee Tech W 15-10 3/3 MIDDLE TENNESSEE W 15-7 3/4 MIDDLE TENNESSEE W 15-13 3/7 vs. Winthrop 1 W  9-4 3/10 TENNESSEE TECH W 18-8 3/11 TENNESSEE TECH W  8-3 3/13 at Charlotte* W  5-2 3/14 at Charlotte* W 12-8 3/15 at Charlotte* W 10-8 (10) 3/17 ALABAMA STATE W 16-3 3/20 SOUTHERN MISS* W  7-6 (10) 3/21 SOUTHERN MISS* W  8-7 (10) 3/22 SOUTHERN MISS* L  3-6 3/24 at Auburn L  3-4 3/27 CINCINNATI* W 21-8 3/28 CINCINNATI* W 20-8 3/29 CINCINNATI* W 12-7 3/31 at Jacksonville State W  8-4 4/1 AUBURN L  4-8 4/3 at Louisville* W 15-9 4/4 at Louisville* L  5-12 4/5 at Louisville* L  9-10 4/7 SAMFORD W 23-4 4/10 at Saint Louis* L  8-10 4/11 at Saint Louis* L  1-3 4/12 at Saint Louis* W 15-4 4/14 at Mississippi State L  1-10 4/15 at Mississippi State L  5-8 4/17 HOUSTON* L  2-4 4/19 HOUSTON* L  6-7 4/19 HOUSTON* L  4-5 4/21 at Samford L  8-13 4/22 ALABAMA W  4-3 4/24 TULANE* L  5-9 4/25 TULANE* L  2-7 4/26 TULANE* L  4-10 4/28 JACKSONVILLE STATE L  7-8 4/29 at Alabama L  0-4 5/1 at Memphis* W  4-3 (10) 5/2 at Memphis* L  6-9 5/3 at Memphis* W  7-1 5/5 at Middle Tennessee W 16-4 5/8 USF* W 12-2 5/9 USF* W  8-7 5/10 USF* W  5-1 5/13 vs. Louisville 2 L  8-9 5/14 vs. Saint Louis 2 W  4-1 5/15 vs. Louisville 2 L  6-11 * - C-USA games 1 - at Blue-Gray Classic (Montgomery, Ala.) 2 - at C-USA Championship (New Orleans, La.)


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All-Time Results 1999 (22-31; C-USA: 7-20/9th) Head Coach: Pete Rancont 2/13 JACKSONVILLE STATE W  5-1 2/16 at Belmont W  8-4 2/17 at Vanderbilt L  2-13 2/20 vs. Minnesota 1 W 13-6 2/21 at South Alabama 1 L  5-10 3/2 MISSISSIPPI W 20-15 3/6 at Tennessee Tech L  1-8 3/7 at Tennessee Tech W  9-5 3/9 VANDERBILT W 12-7 3/10 BUTLER W 12-0 3/14 WIS.-MILWAUKEE L  7-11 3/14 WIS.-MILWAUKEE W  4-3 3/19 at Cincinnati* W  8-2 3/20 at Cincinnati* L  3-9 3/21 at Cincinnati* W 11-7 3/23 at Middle Tennessee W 10-7 3/24 at Middle Tennessee W 13-1 3/26 SAINT LOUIS* W  7-2 3/27 SAINT LOUIS* W 16-15 3/28 SAINT LOUIS* L  1-12 3/30 SAMFORD L  4-7 4/2 at Tulane* L  2-6 4/3 at Tulane* L  3-9 4/4 at Tulane* L  1-10 4/6 at Auburn L  5-17 4/7 BELMONT W 11-10 (11) 4/9 at Southern Miss* L  8-9 (11) 4/10 at Southern Miss* L  6-12 4/11 at Southern Miss* L  1-2 (10) 4/14 ALABAMA L  4-30 4/16 MEMPHIS* W  8-7 4/17 MEMPHIS* L  3-5 4/18 MEMPHIS* W 13-9 4/20 MISSISSIPPI STATE L  1-15 4/21 MISSISSIPPI STATE W  8-6 4/23 CHARLOTTE* L  5-8 4/24 CHARLOTTE* L  4-7 (10) 4/25 CHARLOTTE* W 16-3 4/28 at Alabama L  5-22 4/30 at USF* L  3-26 5/1 at USF* L 14-15 (11) 5/2 at USF* L  6-13 5/4 MIDDLE TENNESSEE L  7-8 5/5 MIDDLE TENNESSEE W 21-11 5/7 at Houston* L  1-9 5/8 at Houston* L  2-4 5/9 at Houston* L  4-5 5/11 TENNESSEE TECH W 21-16 5/12 TENNESSEE TECH W 12-8 5/14 LOUISVILLE* L  7-9 5/15 LOUISVILLE* L  7-16 5/16 LOUISVILLE* L  3-9 5/18 vs. Cincinnati 2 L  7-8 * - C-USA game 1 - at Coca-Cola Classic (Mobile, Ala.) 2 - at C-USA Championship (Millington, Tenn.)

2001 (25-30; C-USA: 6-21/10th) Head Coach: Larry Giangrosso

LARRY GIANGROSSO 2000-2006 176-222 (.442)

2000 (28-32; C-USA: 10-15/7th) Head Coach: Larry Giangrosso 2/9 2/12 2/13 2/16

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2/19 Mississippi State 1 L  1-17 2/20 at South Alabama 1 L  4-5 (12) 2/22 at Vanderbilt L  4-6 2/25 KENTUCKY L  3-4 2/26 EASTERN ILLINOIS W  7-3 2/27 EASTERN ILLINOIS W  2-1 3/1 at Alabama L  8-12 3/4 at Tennessee Tech W 10-3 3/5 at Tennessee Tech W  5-3 3/7 JACKSONVILLE STATE W 20-9 3/8 VANDERBILT W 12-2 3/11 EVANSVILLE W  9-1 3/12 EVANSVILLE W  5-2 3/14 at South Alabama W 10-3 3/17 USF* L  2-4 3/18 USF* W 11-5 3/18 USF* L  6-10 3/21 MIDDLE TENNESSEE W  5-3 3/22 MIDDLE TENNESSEE W  6-4 3/24 at Charlotte* L  2-6 3/25 at Charlotte* L  1-9 3/26 at Charlotte* W 11-4 3/28 at Middle Tennessee L  2-4 3/29 at Middle Tennessee L  2-6 3/31 HOUSTON* L  3-16 4/4 at Mississippi State L  6-9 4/7 at Memphis* L  7-10 4/8 at Memphis* L  1-6 4/9 at Memphis* L  6-9 4/11 BELMONT W 23-8 4/12 at Georgia L  8-9 (10) 4/14 TULANE* L  3-14 4/15 TULANE* L  2-10 4/16 TULANE* W  9-8 4/18 TENNESSEE TECH L  3-6 4/19 TENNESSEE TECH L  3-7 4/21 SOUTHERN MISS* L  1-12 4/22 SOUTHERN MISS* L  0-3 4/23 SOUTHERN MISS* W 10-7 4/25 at Samford L  8-9 4/28 at Louisville* L  3-8 4/29 at Louisville* W 15-2 4/30 at Louisville* W  7-6 (10) 5/2 SAMFORD W 10-4 5/5 CINCINNATI* L  8-10 5/6 CINCINNATI* W  3-2 5/7 CINCINNATI* W 12-11 5/9 SOUTH ALABAMA W  5-3 5/10 MISSISSIPPI STATE L  7-18 5/12 at Saint Louis* W  9-8 5/13 at Saint Louis* L  4-5 5/14 at Saint Louis* W  7-2 5/17 Tulane 2 W 11-4 5/18 Cincinnati 2 L  4-9 5/19 Southern Miss 2 W 10-6 5/20 Cincinnati 2 L  6-15 * - C-USA games 1 - at Coca-Cola Classic (Mobile, Ala.) 2 - at C-USA Championship (St. Petersburg, Fla.)

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2/13 ALABAMA STATE 2/16 SOUTHERN ILLINOIS 2/17 SOUTHERN ILLINOIS 2/19 SOUTHERN ILLINOIS 2/20 at Belmont 2/21 at Vanderbilt 2/23 LIPSCOMB 2/24 LIPSCOMB 2/25 LIPSCOMB 3/4 TENNESSEE TECH 3/4 TENNESSEE TECH 3/6 VANDERBILT

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W 19-2 W 11-7 L  7-8 (15) L  1-6 W  3-2 L  3-4 L  0-6 W 17-5 W  4-3 W  7-4 W  2-0 W  6-1

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3/7 SOUTHERN MISS 3/9 EASTERN ILLINOIS 3/10 EASTERN ILLINOIS 3/10 EASTERN ILLINOIS 3/11 EASTERN ILLINOIS 3/16 SAINT LOUIS* 3/17 SAINT LOUIS* 3/18 SAINT LOUIS* 3/21 at Middle Tennessee 3/23 at USF* 3/24 at USF* 3/25 at USF* 3/27 JACKSONVILLE STATE 3/30 CHARLOTTE* 3/31 CHARLOTTE* 4/1 CHARLOTTE* 4/3 at Mississippi State 4/6 at Houston* 4/7 at Houston* 4/8 at Houston* 4/10 at Alabama 4/11 ALABAMA 4/13 at Cincinnati* 4/14 at Cincinnati* 4/15 at Cincinnati* 4/17 at Jacksonville State 4/20 MEMPHIS* 4/21 MEMPHIS* 4/22 MEMPHIS* 4/25 at Auburn 4/27 at Tulane* 4/28 at Tulane* 4/29 at Tulane* 5/1 AUBURN 5/2 at Samford 5/4 LOUISVILLE * 5/5 LOUISVILLE * 5/6 LOUISVILLE * 5/8 SAMFORD 5/9 MISSISSIPPI STATE 5/11 at Southern Miss* 5/12 at Southern Miss* 5/13 at Southern Miss* * - C-USA game

W  3-2 L  5-10 W  3-1 W  9-0 W 12-5 W  4-3 L  0-3 W  4-3 L  0-3 L  4-8 L  1-7 L  1-5 W  5-1 W 13-6 L  4-5 L  2-5 W  4-2 L  0-1 (12) L  0-9 L  3-4 (11) W 10-6 W  6-5 L  5-11 L  3-14 L  8-9 (11) W 17-4 L  1-2 W  2-0 W  4-2 L  3-15 L  6-11 L  4-5 L  3-4 (10) L  2-12 W  4-2 W  7-0 L  3-5 L  0-10 W  4-3 (11) L  5-6 L  1-5 L  1-12 L  6-8

2002 (16-40; C-USA: 7-23/10th) Head Coach: Larry Giangrosso 2/12 JACKSONVILLE STATE 2/15 NICHOLLS STATE 2/16 MISS. VALLEY ST. 2/17 KENTUCKY 2/19 at Jacksonville State 2/22 vs. Ohio State 1 2/22 at Mississippi State 1 2/23 vs. Ohio State 1 3/1 OAKLAND 3/1 OAKLAND 3/2 OAKLAND 3/5 AUBURN 3/9 CONNECTICUT 3/9 CONNECTICUT 3/10 CONNECTICUT 3/12 ALABAMA STATE 3/15 HOUSTON* 3/16 HOUSTON* 3/17 HOUSTON* 3/19 at Auburn 3/22 at Charlotte* 3/23 at Charlotte* 3/24 at Charlotte* 3/26 SAMFORD 3/29 EAST CAROLINA* 3/30 EAST CAROLINA* 3/31 EAST CAROLINA*

L 1-7 L 3-6 W 11-3 W 3-1 L 2-7 L 0-2 L 2-4 L 3-4 (10) W 4-3 W 18-11 W 15-9 L 1-13 L 3-4 L 3-7 W 11-9 W 10-3 L 2-3 L 1-5 W 6-2 L 2-9 L 3-6 L 2-4 L 1-11 L 3-8 L 2-3 (10) L 3-13 L 3-6


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All-Time Results 4/2 at Samford L 2-6 4/5 at Saint Louis* L 2-16 4/6 at Saint Louis* W 8-3 4/6 at Saint Louis* L 1-4 4/10 ALABAMA L 3-5 4/12 TULANE* L 7-15 4/13 TULANE* L 1-16 4/14 TULANE* W 8-7 4/16 at Alabama State W 6-3 4/19 at Memphis* W 9-8 (15) 4/20 at Memphis* L 10-15 4/21 at Memphis* W 12-2 4/22 at Mississippi State L 3-8 4/26 SOUTHERN MISS* L 4-5 4/27 SOUTHERN MISS* L 6-7 4/28 SOUTHERN MISS* W 5-4 5/1 at Alabama L 1-8 5/3 at TCU* L 0-8 5/4 at TCU* L 8-13 5/5 at TCU* L 3-7 5/7 at B’ham-Southern L 5-8 5/8 B’HAM-SOUTHERN W 13-6 5/10 at Louisville * L 3-5 5/11 at Louisville* L 3-12 5/12 at Louisville* L 1-7 5/14 MISSISSIPPI STATE L 1-6 5/16 USF* L 2-7 5/17 USF* L 2-16 5/18 USF* W 4-3 (12) * - C-USA game 1 - at National Bank of Commerce Classic (Starkville, Miss.)

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4/26 at Southern Miss* 4/27 at Southern Miss* 4/29 at B’ham-Southern 5/2 CHARLOTTE* 5/3 CHARLOTTE* 5/3 CHARLOTTE* 5/9 at East Carolina* 5/10 at East Carolina* 5/11 at East Carolina* 5/13 at Samford 5/15 SAINT LOUIS* 5/16 SAINT LOUIS* 5/17 SAINT LOUIS* * - C-USA game

2003 (27-26; C-USA: 12-17/9th) Head Coach: Larry Giangrosso 2/11 at Alabama State 2/14 MISS. VALLEY ST. 2/15 MISS. VALLEY ST. 2/16 MISS. VALLEY ST. 2/18 BHAM-SOUTHERN 2/22 BALL STATE 2/22 BALL STATE 2/23 BALL STATE 2/25 ALABAMA STATE 2/27 SAMFORD 2/28 EASTERN ILLINOIS 3/1 MARSHALL 3/2 KENTUCKY 3/4 MISSISSIPPI STATE 3/7 LOUISIANA-MONROE 3/8 LOUISIANA-MONROE 3/9 LOUISIANA-MONROE 3/14 CINCINNATI* 3/15 CINCINNATI* 3/16 CINCINNATI* 3/18 at Jacksonville State 3/21 at USF* 3/22 at USF* 3/26 ALABAMA 3/28 MEMPHIS* 3/29 MEMPHIS* 3/30 MEMPHIS* 4/1 at Mississippi State 4/4 at Houston* 4/5 at Houston* 4/6 at Houston* 4/11 TCU* 4/12 TCU* 4/13 TCU* 4/15 at Auburn 4/18 at Tulane* 4/19 at Tulane* 4/20 at Tulane* 4/23 at Alabama 4/25 at Southern Miss*

W 13-4 W 9-1 W 18-5 W 12-1 W 7-2 W 9-6 W 5-2 W 8-5 W 12-0 W 2-1 W 10-4 W 12-1 W 3-2 (10) L 5-14 W 5-0 L 13-14 W 6-4 W 5-4 L 4-6 W 10-3 L 4-6 L 3-6 W 6-5 L 8-15 W 4-3 (11) W 7-4 W 2-1 L 4-13 L 3-4 L 1-2 L 2-3 L 0-1 L 0-7 L 2-10 L 2-4 L 8-11 L 6-9 L 5-6 L 1-12 L 3-6

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2004 (30-29; C-USA: 13-16/7th) Head Coach: Larry Giangrosso 2/17 at Alabama State 2/20 MURRAY STATE 2/21 MURRAY STATE 2/22 MURRAY STATE 2/24 B’HAM-SOUTHERN 2/27 MARSHALL 2/28 MARSHALL 2/29 MARSHALL 3/3 at Alabama 3/5 TOLEDO 3/6 TOLEDO 3/7 TOLEDO 3/9 SAMFORD 3/12 PURDUE 3/13 PURDUE 3/14 PURDUE 3/16 JACKSONVILLE STATE 3/19 LOUISVILLE* 3/20 LOUISVILLE* 3/21 LOUISVILLE* 3/23 AUBURN 3/27 at Saint Louis-1* 3/27 at Saint Louis-2* 3/30 at Mississippi State 4/2 HOUSTON* 4/3 HOUSTON* 4/4 HOUSTON* 4/6 at Auburn 4/9 at Memphis* 4/10 at Memphis* 4/11 at Memphis* 4/14 ALABAMA% 4/16 TULANE* 4/17 TULANE* 4/18 TULANE* 4/20 ALABAMA STATE 4/23 at Charlotte* 4/24 at Charlotte* 4/25 at Charlotte* 4/27 MISSISSIPPI STATE

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5/1 SOUTHERN MISS-1* 5/1 SOUTHERN MISS-2* 5/2 SOUTHERN MISS* 5/4 at B’ham-Southern 5/7 at TCU* 5/8 at TCU* 5/9 at TCU* 5/11 at Jacksonville State 5/14 USF* 5/15 USF* 5/16 USF* 5/18 at Samford 5/20 at Cincinnati* 5/21 at Cincinnati* 5/22 at Cincinnati* 5/26 vs. Tulane-3 5/27 vs. Memphis-3 5/29 vs. Southern Miss-3 5/29 vs. Southern Miss-3 * - C-USA game %- at Hoover Met 3- at C-USA Tournament (Houston, Texas)

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14-5 6-7 2-6 8-6 4-5 20-10 10-2 2-3 5-23 8-5 3-8 16-4 14-3 12-6 4-7 10-4 7-6 10-16 7-9

W 8-0 W 15-8 W 10-5 W 6-5(12) 2005 W 3-2(13) (31-27; C-USA: 14-16/8th) W 7-1 Head Coach: Larry Giangrosso W 4-3 L 5-13 2/18 CENTRAL MICHIGAN W 7-2 L 3-5 2/19 CENTRAL MICHIGAN-1 W 6-5 W 11-6 2/19 CENTRAL MICHIGAN-2 W 7-2 W 3-2 2/24 ALABAMA W 7-1 W 4-0 2/25 BALL STATE L 6-7 L 5-13(10) 2/26 BALL STATE-1 L 5-7 L 6-7 2/26 BALL STATE-2 L 10-11 L 2-4 3/1 FLORIDA A&M W 6-5(11) W 13-4 3/2 FLORIDA A&M W 8-3 W 8-6 3/4 at #2 LSU L 6-12 W 16-4 3/5 at #2 LSU L 3-7 L 5-7(10) at #2 LSU W 4-3 L 2-3 3/6 3/8 TROY W 5-3 L 6-13 3/11 TENNESSEE TECH W 11-10 L 6-8 3/12 TENNESSEE TECH W 15-5 W 6-5 3/13 TENNESSEE TECH W 10-5 L 5-6 3/15 BUTLER W 12-7 L 3-9 3/18 SAINT LOUIS* W 12-2 L 0-8 3/19 SAINT LOUIS* W 3-2 L 2-5 3/20 SAINT LOUIS* W 2-1 L 2-5 3/23 at Birmingham-Southern W 6-3 L 0-9 3/25 at Houston* L 6-9 L 3-5 3/26 at Houston* W 7-4(10) L 3-7 3/27 at Houston* L 1-8 L 4-5 3/30 SAMFORD W 14-4 L 13-17 4/1 at #3 Tulane* L 3-11 W 11-3 4/2 at #3 Tulane* L 3-4 W 6-5 4/3 at #3 Tulane* L 5-13 W 13-3 4/6 at Georgia State W 3-0 W 7-5 4/8 MEMPHIS* W 6-3 W 16-1 4/9 MEMPHIS* W 6-3 W 9-8 4/10 MEMPHIS* W 17-12 L 2-12

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All-Time Results 4/12 B-HAM SOUTHERN L 4/15 at USF* W 4/16 at USF* L 4/17 at USF* L 4/20 at Samford L 4/22 CINCINNATI* W 4/23 CINCINNATI* W 4/24 CINCINNATI* L 4/27 at Troy W 4/29 CHARLOTTE* L 4/30 CHARLOTTE* W 5/1 CHARLOTTE* W 5/4 at #12 Alabama L 5/6 at Southern Miss* L 5/7 at Southern Miss* W 5/8 at Southern Miss* L 5/10 at Jacksonville State W 5/11 JACKSONVILLE STATE L 5/13 EAST CAROLINA* L 5/14 EAST CAROLINA* L 5/15 EAST CAROLINA* L 5/19 at Louisville* L 5/20 at Louisville* W 5/21 at Louisville* L 5/25 vs. #1 Tulane-% L 5/26 vs. Houston- % L * - C-USA game &- at C-USA Tournament (Hattiesburg, Miss.)

0-12 6-1 9-11 2-11 7-10 5-2 4-3 0-1 10-8 7-9 7-2 5-2 4-5 3-4 8-6 7-8 8-3 1-5 5-18 6-8 5-6 4-5 5-4 2-5 6-8 5-7

4/29 #13 HOUSTON L 5/2 at Birmingham-Southern L 5/5 at Memphis * L 5/6 at Memphis * W 5/6 at Memphis * W 5/12 at East Carolina * L 5/13 at East Carolina * L 5/14 at East Carolina * L 5/18 #15 TULANE L 5/19 #15 TULANE L 5/20 #15 TULANE W 5/24 vs. #1 Rice # L 5/25 vs. Memphis # L % - at Wiregrass Classic (Dothan, Ala.) * - C-USA game ^ - at the Hoover Met (Hoover, Ala.) #- at C-USA Tournament (Houston, Texas)

W 10-4 L 10-11 (13) W 3-0 W 5-4 W 3-2 L 7-8 W 10-5 L 0-3 (10) W 5-2 W 8-1 W 3-2 (13) W 9-8 W 13-1 W 12-6 W 11-7 L 4-20 L 2-6 L 5-6 W 12-1 L 3-10 L 2-8 L 4-7 L 1-12 L 1-5 L 6-8 L 1-3 L 8-11 L 2-6 L 3-4 L 1-2 L 7-8 L 3-7 L 4-5 L 8-22 L 2-9 L 3-10 L 4-5 L 0-9 W 9-7 W 16-4 L 8-14 L 2-7 W 7-4

2007 (25-33; C-USA: 12-12/T-4th) Head Coach: Brian Shoop 2/16 CENTRAL MICHIGAN 2/17 CENTRAL MICHIGAN 2/18 CENTRAL MICHIGAN 2/20 at Alabama A&M 2/23 at #14 Arizona State 2/24 at #14 Arizona State 2/25 at #14 Arizona State 2/28 at #16 Alabama 3/2 CENTRAL ARKANSAS 3/3 CENTRAL ARKANSAS 3/4 CENTRAL ARKANSAS 3/6 at Mississippi State 3/9 FURMAN 3/10 FURMAN 3/11 FURMAN 3/13 PURDUE 3/14 PURDUE 3/16 at Kennesaw State 3/17 at Kennesaw State 3/18 at Kennesaw State 3/20 TROY 3/21 ALABAMA A&M 3/23 UNC ASHEVILLE 3/24 UNC ASHEVILLE 3/25 UNC ASHEVILLE 3/27 SAMFORD 3/28 at Samford 3/30 UCF * 3/31 UCF * 3/31 UCF * 4/4 ALABAMA ^ 4/6 at Houston * 4/7 at Houston * 4/8 at Houston * 4/13 MEMPHIS * 4/14 MEMPHIS * 4/15 MEMPHIS * 4/17 at Jacksonville State 4/18 JACKSONVILLE STATE 4/20 at Southern Miss * 4/21 at Southern Miss * 4/22 at Southern Miss * 4/23 KENNESAW STATE 4/27 #3 RICE *

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1-7 3-6 11-8 (11) 4-2 (7) 1-2 (7) 15-20 10-4 14-5 12-1 (8) 11-2 3-2 2-10 5-9 5-13

2008 (26-34; C-USA: 7-17/8th) Head Coach: Brian Shoop

BRIAN SHOOP 2007-Present 139-146 (.488)

2006 (19-38; C-USA: 6-18/8th) Head Coach: Larry Giangrosso 2/17 BALL STATE 2/18 BALL STATE 2/19 BALL STATE 2/24 vs. Michigan % 2/25 vs. South Alabama % 2/26 vs. Troy % 3/1 at Samford 3/3 MERCER 3/4 MERCER 3/5 MERCER 3/7 BIRMINGHAM-SOUTHERN 3/8 GEORGIA STATE 3/10 RIDER 3/11 RIDER 3/12 RIDER 3/14 #6 MISSISSIPPI STATE 3/17 NORTH CAROLINA A&T 3/18 NORTH CAROLINA A&T 3/18 NORTH CAROLINA A&T 3/21 at #1 Mississippi State 3/24 #22 SOUTHERN MISS * 3/25 #22 SOUTHERN MISS * 3/26 #22 SOUTHERN MISS * 3/28 at Jacksonville State 3/29 at Kennesaw State 3/31 at Louisiana Tech 4/1 at Louisiana Tech 4/2 at Louisiana Tech 4/5 at #10 Alabama 4/7 at #3 Rice 4/8 at #3 Rice 4/9 at #3 Rice 4/11 JACKSONVILLE STATE 4/14 MARSHALL * 4/15 MARSHALL * 4/16 MARSHALL * 4/18 at Troy 4/21 at UCF * 4/22 at UCF * 4/23 at UCF * 4/26 #6 ALABAMA ^ 4/28 #13 HOUSTON 4/29 #13 HOUSTON

4-9 4-5 4-9 6-2 9-4 7-11 1-13 2-12 6-8 8-17 20-11 3-9 2-13

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2/22 BALL STATE 2/23 BALL STATE 2/23 BALL STATE 2/24 BALL STATE 2/26 at Mississippi State 2/29 BROWN 3/1 BROWN 3/1 BROWN 3/2 BROWN 3/4 at Jacksonville State 3/8 at UH-Hilo 3/8 at UH-Hilo 3/9 at UH-Hilo 3/11 at Hawaii 3/12 at Hawaii 3/18 MISSISSIPPI STATE 3/21 at Memphis * 3/22 at Memphis * 3/23 at Memphis * 3/25 TROY 3/26 ALABAMA A&M 3/28 TULANE * 3/29 TULANE * 3/30 TULANE * 4/1 at Alabama 4/2 ALABAMA ^ 4/5 PRESBYTERIAN 4/6 PRESBYTERIAN 4/6 PRESBYTERIAN 4/8 at Alabama A&M 4/9 SAMFORD 4/11 at #7 Rice * 4/12 at #7 Rice * 4/13 at #7 Rice * 4/15 at Kennesaw State 4/16 KENNESAW STATE 4/18 #19 HOUSTON * 4/19 #19 HOUSTON * 4/20 #19 HOUSTON * 4/23 at Samford 4/25 MARSHALL * 4/26 MARSHALL * 4/27 MARSHALL * 5/2 at #30 East Carolina * 5/3 at #30 East Carolina * 5/3 at #30 East Carolina * 5/6 at Jacksonville State 5/7 JACKSONVILLE STATE 5/7 JACKSONVILLE STATE 5/9 at UCF * 5/10 at UCF * 5/11 at UCF * 5/13 at Troy 5/16 #27 SOUTHERN MISS *

W 8-7 W 11-10 L 2-3 L 8-15 L 2-9 W 4-1 L 3-7 W 9-6 L 5-8 L 5-6 L 2-3 (8) W 8-5 W 11-3 L 3-4 L 1-3 L 10-24 L 5-10 L 2-5 L 6-7 W 10-5 W 7-2 L 7-8 W 8-7 L 10-12 L 4-6 W 8-5 L 2-7 W 3-2 W 3-1 W 15-2 W 10-6 L 11-13 L 4-11 L 8-12 (10) L 2-3 W 11-4 W 10-9 W 9-4 L 4-10 W 16-8 W 15-3 L 9-10 L 6-10 L 6-13 L 1-17 L 7-8 L 9-11 W 17-3 L 8-17 L 12-13 (10) L 1-6 W 14-3 W 13-2 W 6-0


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All-Time Results 5/16 #27 SOUTHERN MISS * L 5/17 #27 SOUTHERN MISS * W 5/21 vs. #5 Rice # W 5/23 vs. Houston # W 5/24 vs. Houston # L 5/24 vs. Houston # L * - C-USA game ^ - at Regions Park (Hoover, Ala.) #- at C-USA Tournament (New Orleans, La.)

5-8 12-2 5-4 5-4 5-10 1-3

2009 (31-26; C-USA: 11-12/6th) Head Coach: Brian Shoop 2/20 RADFORD W 8-7 2/21 RADFORD W 11-5 2/22 RADFORD L 3-4 2/24 at Jacksonville State W 10-4 2/28 PRESBYTERIAN L 3-5 2/28 PRESBYTERIAN L 3-16 3/3 JACKSONVILLE STATE L 6-7 3/6 vs. #5 UC Irvine ^ L 5-13 3/7 vs. South Alabama ^ W 13-8 3/8 at #6 Baylor ^ L 8-11 3/10 UT MARTIN W 13-5 3/11 UT MARTIN W 13-2 3/13 vs. Harvard & W 16-4 3/14 vs. Harvard & W 13-0 3/14 vs. Harvard & W 13-7 3/15 HARVARD % W 11-3 3/18 at #25 Mississippi State L 4-8 3/20 at Houston * L 1-5 3/21 at Houston * L 5-6 3/22 at Houston * W 10-2 3/24 at #24 Alabama L 7-10 3/25 #24 ALABAMA ! L 6-10 3/27 SAVANNAH STATE W 11-5 3/28 SAVANNAH STATE W 20-2 3/29 SAVANNAH STATE W 8-3 3/31 SAMFORD W 17-7 4/1 at Samford W 9-2 4/3 #16 EAST CAROLINA * L 3-6 4/4 #16 EAST CAROLINA * L 9-15 4/4 #16 EAST CAROLINA * L 9-10 4/7 MISSISSIPPI STATE ! L 0-10 4/10 at Marshall * W 6-4 4/11 at Marshall * L 4-6 4/12 at Marshall * W 13-6 4/14 ALABAMA A&M W 12-3 (7) 4/14 ALABAMA A&M W 11-1 (7) 4/17 at Southern Miss * L 4-7 4/18 at Southern Miss * W 11-5 4/18 at Southern Miss * W 4-1 4/21 at Troy L 3-11 4/22 TROY W 15-8 4/24 UCF * L 9-29 4/25 UCF * W 12-8 4/26 UCF * L 6-12 5/1 MEMPHIS * W 9-8 5/2 MEMPHIS * W 9-7 5/5 at Jacksonville State L 2-8 5/6 JACKSONVILLE STATE W 8-5 5/8 at Tulane * W 8-7 5/9 at Tulane * L 8-9 5/10 at Tulane * L 1-3 5/14 #4 RICE * W 7-5 5/15 #4 RICE * L 6-10 5/16 #4 RICE * W 15-12 5/20 vs. Houston # W 8-3 5/21 vs. #9 Rice # L 1-8 5/22 vs. Houston # L 1-4 * - C-USA game ^ - QTI Baylor Classic (Waco, Texas) & - Games moved to Pensacola Junior College due to weather % - Game moved to Vestavia Hills High School due to weather ! - Games played at Regions Park (Hoover, Ala.) # - at C-USA Tournament (Hattiesburg, Miss.)

2010 (28-25; C-USA: 11-13/T-5th) Head Coach: Brian Shoop 2/23 at Mississippi State L 5-6 2/26 BALL STATE L 5-9 2/27 BALL STATE W 6-0 2/27 BALL STATE W 10-9 (12) 2/28 BALL STATE W 6-5 3/3 KENNESAW STATE W 10-2 3/5 EASTERN ILLINOIS W 9-2 3/6 EASTERN ILLINOIS L 6-12 3/7 EASTERN ILLINOIS W 4-3 3/9 ALABAMA A&M W 12-1 3/11 at San Diego State^ L 7-8 3/12 at San Diego^ L 2-5 3/13 vs. San Francisco^ L 8-14 3/14 vs. #26 Cal State Fullerton^ L 2-12 3/19 WESTERN ILLINOIS W 10-3 3/20 WESTERN ILLINOIS W 8-7 3/20 WESTERN ILLINOIS W 12-8 3/23 at Kennesaw State W 4-1 3/26 SOUTHERN MISS* W 4-2 3/27 SOUTHERN MISS* W 13-8 3/27 SOUTHERN MISS* L 3-14 (7) 3/30 ALABAMA STATE W 16-6 3/31 ALABAMA ! W 6-4 4/2 at UCF* L 7-16 4/3 at UCF* W 7-2 4/3 at UCF* W 6-1 4/6 at #19 Alabama W 6-4 4/9 MARSHALL* L 3-7 4/10 MARSHALL* W 12-4 4/11 MARSHALL* L 4-14 (7) 4/13 at Troy W 11-5 4/14 TROY L 4-8 4/16 at #26 East Carolina* L 3-6 4/17 at #26 East Carolina* L 7-12 4/18 at #26 East Carolina* L 5-6 (12) 4/20 SAMFORD L 1-8 4/21 at Samford L 10-11 4/27 at Jacksonville State W 7-5 4/28 JACKSONVILLE STATE L 5-7 4/30 HOUSTON* W 11-6 5/1 HOUSTON* L 11-16 5/1 HOUSTON* L 4-7 5/7 at Memphis* L 2-9 5/8 at Memphis* W 8-3 5/9 at Memphis* W 11-9 5/11 JACKSONVILLE STATE L 6-7 5/12 at Jacksonville State W 9-7 5/14 TULANE* W 8-4 5/15 TULANE* L 8-11 5/16 TULANE* W 10-6 5/20 at #21 Rice* L 2-5 5/21 at #21 Rice* L 2-9 5/22 at #21 Rice* W 8-5 * - C-USA game ^ - San Diego State Invitational (San Diego, Calif.) ! - Game played at Regions Park (Hoover, Ala.) 2011 (29-28; C-USA: 9-15/8th) Head Coach: Brian Shoop 2/18 vs. #13 Virginia ! 2/19 vs. Arkansas State ! 2/20 at #23 Auburn ! 2/22 at Kennesaw State 2/25 XAVIER 2/26 XAVIER 2/27 XAVIER 3/1 JACKSONVILLE STATE 3/4 CLEVELAND STATE 3/4 CLEVELAND STATE 3/6 CLEVELAND STATE 3/12 vs. Notre Dame ~

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3/12 vs. Kent State ~ 3/13 at #24 Coastal Carolina ~ 3/15 at Samford 3/16 SAMFORD 3/18 UT MARTIN 3/19 UT MARTIN 3/20 UT MARTIN 3/22 at Alabama 3/25 at Marshall* 3/26 at Marshall* 3/27 at Marshall* 3/29 #21 ALABAMA % 4/1 EAST CAROLINA* 4/2 EAST CAROLINA* 4/3 EAST CAROLINA* 4/5 at Jacksonville State 4/8 at Houston* 4/9 at Houston* 4/10 at Houston* 4/12 KENNESAW STATE 4/13 MISSISSIPPI STATE 4/16 MEMPHIS* 4/16 MEMPHIS* 4/17 MEMPHIS* 4/19 at Troy 4/22 #19 RICE* 4/23 #19 RICE* 4/23 #19 RICE* 4/26 #22 TROY 4/29 at Tulane* 4/30 at Tulane* 5/1 at Tulane* 5/6 at #12 Southern Miss* 5/7 at #12 Southern Miss* 5/8 at #12 Southern Miss* 5/10 at Jacksonville State 5/11 JACKSONVILLE STATE 5/13 UCF* 5/14 UCF* 5/15 UCF* 5/20 at Utah 5/21 at Utah 5/25 vs. #15 Rice# 5/26 vs. UCF# 5/27 vs. Memphis# *C-USA game ! Auburn Tournament (Auburn, Ala.) ~ Caravelle Resort Classic (Conway, S.C.) % Played at Regions Park (Hoover, Ala.) # C-USA Tournament game (Pearl, Miss.)

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Honors & Awards ALL-AMERICANS 1994 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jay Cole (P) 3rd Team: American Baseball Coaches Association 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shayne Carnes (OF) 3rd Team: American Baseball Coaches Association, National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, Collegiate Baseball 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mitch Jones (OF) 3rd Team: Baseball America (Freshman) 2008 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ryan Keedy (1B) 3rd Team: Pro-Line Athletic National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, Louisville Slugger (Collegiate Baseball) ALL-SOUTH REGION 2008 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ryan Keedy (1B) 2nd Team: American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings ALL-SUN BELT CONFERENCE 1980 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mike Hall (OF) 1981 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mike Vaughn (C) Jeff Jones (P) 1982 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tim Strickland (2B) 1983 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brian Mackin (1B) Mike Goff (2B) Jonny Morgan (SS) Bobby Jones (OF) Larry Johnston (OF) 1984 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tommy Urban (1B) Mike Goff (2B) 1985 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ralph Sanchez (OF) Jimmy Meek (P) 1988 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dan Swatek (DH) ALL-SUN BELT FIRST TEAM 1990 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kristin Metheny (OF) 1991 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Doug Gann (2B) ALL-SUN BELT SECOND TEAM 1989 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Frank Tremmel (3B) Keifer Rackley (OF) 1990 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Frank Tremmel (3B) E.J. Brophy (C) Aaron Moore (P) Steve Thomas (P) 1991 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kristin Metheny (OF) SUN BELT ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM 1991 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stephen Johnson (P) -- MVP ALL-GREAT MIDWEST FIRST TEAM 1992 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gerald Kennedy (OF) Kristin Metheny (OF) Stuart Thompson (OF) -- MVP Mickey Brewer (3B) E.J. Brophy (C) Daniel Sudd (P) Ronnie Tucker (P) 1993 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Keifer Rackley (OF) Mike Dunnett (SS)

Chris Gabbart (3B) Jay Cole (P) 1994 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kyle Towner (OF) Brian Jersey (1B) Chris Gabbart (SS) Jay Cole (P) 1995 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shayne Carnes (OF) Tim Howard (OF) Brian Jersey (1B) Jason Page (2B) Willie Viruet (SS) Jay Jones (C) Heath Henderson (P) ALL-GREAT MIDWEST SECOND TEAM 1992 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dexter Harrell (OF) Jason Page (2B) Derrick Kidd (SS) Scott Jones (P) 1993 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stuart Thompson (OF) Brian Jersey (1B) Cort Cortez (C) Jeff Menard (P) 1994 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Torrie Sweet (OF) Willie Viruet (SS) Toby Larson (P) 1995 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . James Vaden (OF) Mike Dunnett (SS) Mark Ammerman (P) GREAT MIDWEST COACH OF THE YEAR 1992 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pete Rancont GREAT MIDWEST ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM 1992 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gerald Kennedy (OF) Kristin Metheny (OF) -- MVP Mickey Brewer (SS) E.J. Brophy (C) Scott Jones (P) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Stuart Thompson (DH) 1993 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Keifer Rackley (OF) Brian Jersey (1B) Jason Page (2B) Mike Dunnett (SS) 1994 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kyle Towner (OF) -- MVP Jason Page (INF) Slade Blackwell (P) Toby Larson (P) CONFERENCE USA NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR 2011 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dillon Napoleon (P) ALL-CONFERENCE USA FIRST TEAM 1996 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B.J. Huff (OF) Brian Jersey (INF) Jay Jones (C) 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shayne Carnes (OF) Rodney Eberly (INF) Mike Terry (INF) 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Will Smith (OF) 2007 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . J.R. Bond (OF) Danny Sawyer (C) 2008 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ryan Keedy (INF) 2009 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brint Hardy (OF) 2010 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Luke Stewart (INF) 2011 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jamal Austin (OF)

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ALL-CONFERENCE USA SECOND TEAM 1996 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kelly Ray (INF) 1997 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shayne Carnes (OF) Dan Harness (INF) Chris Mason (P) 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Will Smith (OF) Dan DeMent (INF) 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mitch Jones (OF) 2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Andre Parks (P) 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kyle Leon (OF) 2008 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Phil Bell (OF) 2009 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cody McMurry (OF) Digger Towe (DH/Utility) 2010 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jamal Austin (OF) Jonathan Merritt (INF) 2011 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nick Crawford (INF) Dillon Napoleon (P) Ryan Woolley (P) ALL-CONFERENCE USA THIRD TEAM 1997 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mike Terry (OF) Jeff Bell (INF) ALL-CONFERENCE USA HONORABLE MENTION 1996 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joe Grawey (INF) CONFERENCE USA ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM 1996 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Scott Beyer (P) 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brandon Davis (INF) 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mitch Jones (OF) 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Zac Ward (INF) 2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Clint Toomey (OF) 2007 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shay Crawford (P) Jonathan Merritt (SS) 2008 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nick Crawford (2B) 2009 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jamal Austin (OF) 2010 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Frost (DH/UT) CONFERENCE USA ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM 1997 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chris Mason (P) 2008 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Allen Aubin (C) Ryan Keedy (1B) Kyle Roberson (P) 2011 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Frost (INF) C-USA TEAM ACADEMIC AWARD 2008 . . . . . . . . . Highest GPA among league baseball teams C-USA ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM 2008 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . James Oliver 2009 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nick Crawford James Oliver 2011 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Keith DePew Ryan Woolley C-USA SCHOLAR-ATHLETE OF THE YEAR 2009 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . James Oliver ESPN THE MAGAZINE ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT 2009 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jonathan Merritt (2nd Team) CAPITAL ONE ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT

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All-Time Letterwinners Ferlin, Scott. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 Fesmire, J.B.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 Finn, Rick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1981-82 Flaherty, Brandon. . . . . . . . . . . . 2005-08 Ford, Anthony. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 Foster, Ricky. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988 Fowler, Lanny. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 Fowler, Todd. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983-84 Fowles, Matt. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 Fox, Mike . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979-81 Frost, John* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2010-pres.

A Acklus, Cory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 Addison, Grant. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004-07 Aderholt, Clay. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997-98 Alford, Mike . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992-93 Allem, Brian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999-00 Allen, Blake. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 Allen, Jeremy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999-00 Allison, Anthony. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979-80 Ammerman, Mark. . . . . . . . . . . . 1995-96 Arrowood, Coy*. . . . . . . . 2011-Present Aubin, Allen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2007-09 Austin, Jamal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2009-11 B Babin, Derek . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994-95 Bamberg, Brad. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001-02 Barnes, Keith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000-01 Barr, Patrick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2010 Bell, Jeff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995-98 Bell, Phil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005-08 Belcher, Tyler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999-00 Beyer, Scott. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996-00 Blackwell, Slade. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993-94 Bond, J.R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004-07 Boroski, Craig. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997-98 Borris, Steve. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989-90 Bourgeois, Travis . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993-94 Bowyer, Barry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1981-83 Boyer, Danny . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1980 Brannon, Kevin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002-03 Brewer, Herbert. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1980-81 Brewer, Mickey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991-92 Brewster, Robert . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2006-10 Bridenback, Nick . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999-00 Brooks, Richy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984-85 Brophy, E.J.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989-92 Brown, Jeff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002-05 Bullard, Ben* . . . . . . . . . . 2010-Present Burbrink, Jim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1981-82 Burgett, Jon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000-03 Busby, Michael*. . . . . . . . 2011-Present Bush, Clay. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000-01 Butterworth, Scott. . . . . . . . . 1987-88,90 C Cain, Bryan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984-85 Camara, Don. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993 Campos, Rafael . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984 Carneal, Chris. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 Caputo, Rob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 Carter, Bob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997 Caraway, Derek. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985-86 Carroll, Brian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993-95 Carnes, Shayne. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995-98 Chambers, Steve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985 Chamblee, Dennis . . . . . . . . . 1981,83-84 Chenot, Glenn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987-88 Cillo, Cody. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002-03 Clark, Harry* . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2010-pres. Clark, Nick. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 Clark, Sam. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003-04 Cochran, David. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1982-83 Cohen, Steve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989 Colburn, Dustin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2007-08 Cole, Jay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993-94 Collins, Bill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1981 Collins, Bob. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1981 Collum, Rick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979-80 Conley, Keith. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1980-81 Connell, Drew. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003-04 Cope, Kevin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2006-09 Cortez, Cort . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992-93 Craig, Ray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987-88 Crawford, Nick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2008-11

Sam Clark Crawford, Shay. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2007-10 Crew, Jimbo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005-07 Crowder, Carey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984 Crumpton, Bob. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1980-81 Croft, Kasey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2006-07 Croft, Torrey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2006 Cullens, Eric . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988-89 Cummings, Dusty. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996 D Daniel, Rich. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990 Davis, Brandon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 Dawson, Millard. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 Deason, Bubba. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1986-87 DeMent, Dan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999-00 DePew, Keith* . . . . . . . . . 2009-Present De Jesus, Ivan*. . . . . . . . . 2011-Present DiChiara, Mike . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1986 Dickinson, Tighe. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995-98 Dinga, Kurt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988 Dobbins, Ross. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001-02 Donohoo, Chris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997-98 Dorough, John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988 Drust, Ben. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2008-09 Dunnett, Mike . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993,95

G Gabbart, Chris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993-94 Gaither, Chris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988 Gallego, Rhett. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 Gann, Doug. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988-91 Ganus, Buddy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995 Garner, Mark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000-02 Garris, Bob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 Gaulden, Matt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001-02 George, Chris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 German, Jacob*. . . . . . . . 2010-Present Giangrosso, Pete . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001-03 Giattina, John. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1986 Gibson, Scott . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001-03 Gilmer, Bill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 Goff, Mike. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983-84 Golsan, Bubba . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985-86 Goneke, Drew. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003-04 Graffeo, Nick. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2009-10 Grawey, Joe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996 Gray, Mark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993-97 Green, Blake. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003 Greene, Kevin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990-91 Gregg, Jeff. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990 Gregg, Roger. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991-94 Grice, David . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995-97 Grimes, Kevin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988 Gutierrez, Jorge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2006 H Hall, Brett . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005-07 Hall, Mike . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979-80 Hamilton, Devin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2009-10 Hammond, Chris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985 Hanback, Keith. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985-86 Hanks, Derek . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2006 Hanks, Jim. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 Hanne, Troy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989 Hardin, Corey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995-97 Hardy, Brint . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2007-09

Hare, Brian. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989-90 Hargett, Kim. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987-89 Harness, Dan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997-98 Harrell, Dexter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990-92 Harrell, Rich . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987-88 Harris, Shaun . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997-00 Haskew, Jay. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1980-81 Hatch, Scott . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1986-90 Hatfield, Todd. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985 Hayes, David*. . . . . . . . . . 2011-Present Head, Jeff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985 Hecklinski, Al . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001-02 Helms, Cole . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004-05 Henderson, Heath . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995 Henry, Paul. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1982 Herd, Robin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985 Hicks, Bradley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2009-10 Hill, Daniel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003-04 Holden, Scottie. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002-03 Holmes, Brandon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 Holmes, Philip . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 House, Chad. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 Hopper, Keith. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1986-87 Hopping, Jeff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990 Howard, Jerry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1986 Howard, Tim. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995 Huddleston, Blake . . . . . . . . . . . . 2008-11 Hudson, Jeremy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 Hudspeath, Butch . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979-80 Huff, B.J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996 Huffman, Ryan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002-05 Hughes, Danny. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998-99 Hughes, Tim. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985 Hunter, Steven. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 Hurst, Ryan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997 Hurtt, James. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991-92 I Ioccozia, James. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1980,82 Isbell, Brandon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000-01 J Jackson, Gary. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985-86 Javinett, Matt. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998-00 Jeffers, Paul. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991 Jersey, Brian. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993-96 Johnson, Larry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1982-83 Johnson, Stephen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991 Jolly, Lee. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997-01 Jones, Bobby . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983,85 Jones, Brennan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991 Jones, Jay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994-96 Jones, Jeff. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1980-81 Jones, Mitch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000-03 Jones, Paul . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2007-08 Jones, Scott. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991-92 Jones, Stephen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 Justin, Will . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003

E Eanes, Danny . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983-84 Early, Trey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2009-10 Eberly, Rodney. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997-98 Edwards, Tim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1986-87 Eiff, Brandon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 Elrod, Andy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995 Emanuel, Wesley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 Ethridge, Lloyd. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1982-85 Evans, Jay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987-88 Evans, Tim. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983-84

K Keedy, Ryan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2007-08 Kelly, Jason. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 Kennedy, Gerald. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991-92 Kidd, Derrick. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990-93 Kidder, Jake. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995 Kloskowski, Mitch . . . . . . . . . . . . 2006-10 Knight, Rush. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004-05 Kopp, Dave. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1980

F Falkner, Belgee. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1981-83 Falls, Tony. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 Farrell, Tristan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2009-10 Faust, Kevin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992-95 Fehr, Kevin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979-80

L Lankford, Todd. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985-86 Larson, Toby. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 Laircey, Brent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997-00 Lee, Phillip . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1986-87 Legg, Jacob. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004-06

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Jay Jones Legrone, Jerry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979-80 Leon, Kyle. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002-03 Letson, Ken. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 Lichtner, Billy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005-08 Lilly, Andrew. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005 Lindberg, Jason . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997 Lockhart, Hal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984-87 Long, Carter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992 Lovdahl, Ryne. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2006-07 Lundy, Ryan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996,98-99 Lyon, Eric. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001-02 M Macke, Bill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1981-83 Mackin, Brian. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1980-83 Mallard, Chase*. . . . . . . . 2011-Present Manning, Andrew . . . . . . . . . . . . 2008-11 Marbut, Terry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1982-83 Marshall, Brad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987-89 Martin, Steve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003 Mason, Chris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994-97 Massey, Geoff. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1982 Mattei, Jorge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1981-82 Mauldin, Jeff. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992-96 Mayo, Blake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995-96 McCord, Brian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989 McCorkle, Nathan . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004-05 McClean, Joey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983 McCrary, Scott . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995-97 McCullars, Ben. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004-05 McCulley, Mikal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993 McGill, Mark. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1981 McIntyre, Rusty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 McKinley, Mark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2009-11 McKinney, Pete . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995 McMurry, Cody . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2008-09 McMurry, Colin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2009-10 McQuaig, Charles. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995 McRae, Joe. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999-01 McSparen, Scott. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 Meadows, Jim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1981-82 Meek, Jimmy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984-85 Menard, Jeff. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992-93 Merola, Jim. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990 Merritt, Jonathan. . . . . . . . . . 2007-2010 Metcalf, Ryan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005-06 Metheny, Kristin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989-92 Miljavac, Josh. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003-04 Miller, Chandler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2006 Miller, Darrin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987-88

N Nance, Ryan*. . . . . . . . . . 2011-Present Napoleon, Dillon* . . . . . . 2011-Present Neely, Mark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984 Neil, Todd. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985-87 Newberry, Keene. . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990-91 Nix, Jacob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2010 Norris, Mark. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989 Northington, Lyle. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003-06 O Oliver, James . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2007-09 Orr, Brad. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990 Owen, David. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999-00 P Page, Jason. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992-95 Palmeiro, Patrick* . . . . . . 2011-Present Parks, Andre. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000-02 Patmon, Levi. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004-07 Paul, Beau. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 Paxton, Mark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999-00 Pearson, Jay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995-97 Pender, Beau . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2008-10 Phelps, Mike. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979-80 Phillips, Bert. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 Phillips, Matt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999-00 Pickett, Bobby . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1986-87 Pennington, Todd. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989 Powell, Jason . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985 Price, Adam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004-05 Prinzing, Ryan*. . . . . . . . . 2011-Present R Rackley, Keifer . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989,91,93 Ramey, Andy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 Ray, Kelly. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996 Reimers, Christian . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999-01 Reimers, Corey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 Repole, Michael. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 Rhodes, Ben. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1981-82 Rivera, Emmanuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 Roberts, Eric. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004-05 Roberson, Kyle. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2006-09 Robinson, Earl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 Rodriguez, Eugene. . . . . . . . . . . . 2003-04 Rohm, Doug . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991 Rollin, Seth. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002-05 Rollin, Tyler. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2007 Romo, Rene . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990-91 Ryan, Scott . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983-84 S Sanchez, Ralph. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984-85 Sanderson, Scooter . . . . . . . . . . . 1987-88 Sanford, Mike. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1980 Saway, Mikael. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2006-10 Sawyer, Danny . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2006-07 Schmidt, Steve. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985

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Tremmel, Frank . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989-90 Trotter, Lucas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003 Tucker, Ronnie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990-93 Turner, Steven . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2006-07 U Urban, Tommy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984-86 Ussery, Ryan*. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2010-pres. V Vaden, James. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995-96 Vanaman, Mike . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 Van Arsdale, Evan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 Vaughn, J. Mike . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 Vaughn, Mike. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979-81 Vice, Trey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2008-10 Villanueva, Hector. . . . . . . . . . . . 1982-84 Vinson, Gregg. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1982-83 Viruet, Willie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992-95 Volk, Danny. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2009-10 Volk, Johnny. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2008 W Waite, Benji . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2008-10 Walker, Chet. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992-93 Walker, David (inf.). . . . . . . . . . . . 1980-81 Walker, David (p) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1982-83 Walker, Eddie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983-84 Walker, Todd. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 Wall, Dustin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997-98 Wallace, Brandon. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2007-08 Waltman, Trey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2010-11 Walton, Frank. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983-84 Ward, Zac . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004-06 Warren, Adam* . . . . . . . . 2011-Present Watts, Shane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995-97 Wessel, Travis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 West, Allen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003-05 Wex, Gary. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979-80 White, Leon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1980-81 White, Wayne. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992 Wilfong, Phillip. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985 Wilkerson, Terrell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 Willard, Steve. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1982 Williams, Quincy . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002-03 Williamson, Richard. . . . . . . . . . . 1985-88 Winkelman, Brian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 Wodson, Rodney . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2007-08 Womble, Matt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002-04 Wood, Adam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 Wood, Jerame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 Woolley, Ryan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2010-11 Y Yaksick, Matthew. . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979-80 Yarbrough, Joe. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001-02 Young, Jeff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1980-83 Younger, Jeff. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2008-09 Z Zaragoza, Chris. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989 Zarbough, Griffin . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003-04 *All players who have appeared in one game for UAB are included on this list. *Current players listed in bold type.

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Tyler Hamby, Jamal Austin, Phil Bell, Clint Toomey, Josh Miljavac, J.B. Fesmire, Keith Barnes, Kyle Towner, Steve Cohen, Ray Craig, Mark Tillery, Keith Smith, Keith Conley, Tommy Short.

Ryan Prinzing, Bradley Hicks, J.R. Bond, Kevin Brannon, Nick Clark, Mark Paxton, Jason Kelly, David Grice, Mikal McCulley, Gerald Kennedy, Frank Tremmel, Gary Jackson, Bob Collins, Dave Kopp, Robert Garris.

Wes Kent, Blake Huddleston, Steven Turner, Dan Stucky, Daniel Hill, Eric Lyon, Rhett Gallego, Tighe Dickinson, Dusty Cummings, Slade Blackwell, Stephen Johnson, Eric Cullens, Chris Murdock, Ralph Sanchez, Jerry Swann, Herbert Brewer, Alford McClaney.

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Ryan Nance, Jonathan Merritt, Brett Hall, Drew Goneke, Steve Martin, Brad Bamberg, Emmanuel Rivera, Chris Martin, Derrick Kidd, Steven Hunter, Steve McGill, Andy Remey.

Jeff Schalk, Tyler Hamby, Trey Early, Brandon Wallace, Jacob Legg, Matt Womble, Brian Allem, Dan Harness, Buddy Ganus, Cort Cortez, Brad Marshall, Rafael Campos, Tim Strickland, Leon White, Mike Vanaman.

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Keith DePew, Mikael Saway, Kevin Cope, Dan Stucky, Sam Clark, Mark Garner, Matt Phillips, Casey Long, Jason Cargyle, Jason Page, Brad Orr, Brian McCord, Ricky Foster, Tommy Urban, Mike Smith.

Chase Davis, Trey Waltman, Kyle Roberson, Donny Muth, Jon Burgett, Jeff Sparks, Brent Murphy, Pete McKinney, Andy Elrod, Anthony Ford, Mike Alford, Kevin Greene, Steve Borris, Troy Taylor, Jorge Mattei.

4 Phil Bell, Levi Patmon, Scott Gibson, Tyler Belcher, Jeff Sparks, Willie Viruet, Todd Hope, Jay Evans, Mark Neely, Bobby Jones, Jeff Jones.

12 Jacob German, Brint Hardy, Jorge Gutierrez, Ryan Metcalf, Drew Connell, Tony Falls, Lee Jolly, Will Smith, Heath Henderson, Shay Tilley, Richard Williamson, Bryan Cain, Mark Morrison, Mike Tidwell, Early Robinson.

5 Tyler Mims, Ryan Woolley, Jeff Brown, Jeremy Hudson, Will Smith, Tiger Dickinson, Brian Jersey, Doug Gann, John Giattina, Mark Moore, James Iocozzia, Bert Phillips.

13 Austin Taylor, Jorge Gutierrez, Jay Pearson, Darren Sulzle, Aaron Moore, Frank Walton, Paul Henry, Mark McGill, Anthony Allison.

6 Todd Wilkinson, Nick Crawford, Levi Patmon, Jeremy Moran, Jim Hanks, Joe Grawey, Kevin Faust, Rene Romo, Glen Heatherly, Stephen Jones, Johnny Morgan, Paul DeStefano, Jay Haskew.

14 Wes Holley, Keith DePew, Allen Aubin, Zac Ward, Blake Green, Josh Terry, Rob Caputo, Tebe Shaw, Matt Mitchell, Corey Hardin, Jerame Wood, Chris Tacik, Doug Gann, Scott Hatch, Hal Lockhart, Brian Mackin, Scott Ferlin.

17 Matt Morse, Robert Brewster, Ryan Huffman, Jeremy Allen, Mark Gray, Doug Rohm, Keene Newberry, John Dorough, Derek Caraway, Tommy Urban, David Cochran, Mike Sanford, Wesley Emanuel.

18 Tanner Bryant, Edwin Reyes, Shay Crawford, Ben Shelley, Seth Rollin, Brandon Holmes, David Owen, Dustin Wall, B.J. Huff, Derek Babin, Ronnie Tucker, Rich Harrell, Jerry Howard, Todd Fowler, James Iocozzia, Matthew Yaksick.

19 Ryan Ussery, Cody McMurry, Mitch Thorn, Eric Roberts, Will Justin, Matt Javinett, Shane Watts, Jeff Mauldin, Chet Walker, Brian Smith, Jim Merola, Kim Hargett, Jim Burbrink, Mike Phelps.

20 Michael Busby, Colin McMurry, Digger Towe, Jonathan Merritt, Brandon Flaherty, Chris Thorup, Chad House, Christian Reimers, Shayne Carnes, Rich Daniel, Keifer Rackley, Bill Macke, Ricky Collum.

21 Edwin Reyes, Danny Volk, James Oliver, Eugene Rodriguez, Brett Tilley, Scott Beyer, Brian Carroll, Paul Jeffers, Jeff Greg, Kim Hargett, Tim Edwards, Tony Flowler, David Walker, Lanny Fowler.

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Ryan Metcalf, Cole Helms, Brett Tilley, Al Hecklinksi, Dan DeMent, Brandon Eiff, Ricky Morgan, Mickey Brewer, Scott Butterworth, Chris Shelton, Tim Evans, Ken Letson.

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Chase Mallard, Mitch Kloskowski, Lucas Trotter, Kevin Brannon, Brandon Davis, Lee Jolly, Kelly Ray, Jeff Bell, Travis Bourgeois, James Hurtt, Richard Williamson, Bill Collins, Bill Gilmer.

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John Frost, Ryne Lovdahl, Ben McCullars, Tony Falls, Andre Parks, Craig Boroski, Blake Mayo, Lance Tolbert, Roger Gregg, Scott Butterworth, Todd Pennington, Scooter Sanderson, Barry Bowler, Danny Boyer.

Tyler Mims, Patrick Barr, Benji Waite, Chandler Miller, Mitch Jones, Corey Reimers, Bob Carter, E.J. Brophy, Kevin Grimes, Carey Crowder, Gary Wex.

Jacob Nix, Tyler Rollin, Mitch Kloskowski, Ross Dobbins, Tim Edwards, Rodney Ward.

24 Dillon Napoleon, Nick Graffeo, Brandon Flaherty, Heath Tapscott, Quincy Williams, Nick Bridenback, Philip Holmes, Mike Terry, Brian Jersey, Jay Cole, Kurt Dinga, Bobby Pickett, Ralph Sanchez, Steve Willard, Kevin Fehr.

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32 Scott Jones, Brian Hare.

Ivan De Jesus, Tristan Farrell, Ryan Keedy, Nathan McCorkle, Drew Goneke, Michael Repole, Joe McRae, Rodney Eberly, Tim Howard, Toby Larson, Daniel Sudd, Jeff Hopping, Phillip Lee, Richy Brooks, Phillip Loden, Ben Rhodes, Jerry Legrone.

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Ruben Tresgallo, Paul Jones, Justin Telotte, Kyle Leon, Adam Wood, Ryan Lundy, Glenn Chenot, Dennis Chamblee, Joe Siers.

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Dustin Colburn, Randy Mills, Thomas Woo, Justin Miller, Blake Allen, Darren Tinnerstet, Jason Lindberg, Blake Mayo, Jeff Menard, Steve Thomas, Scott McSparen, Eddie Walker, Dwight Tidwell.

Patrick Palmeiro, Charles DiBella, Ben Drust, Kasey Croft, Scotte Holden, Matt Javinett, Clay Aderholt, James Vaden, Torrie Sweet, Jeff Mauldin, Michael Mink, Bubba Golsan, Alan Smith, Butch Hudspeath.

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Coy Arrowood, Danny Volk, Derek Hanks, Rush Knight, Mike Jensen, Brandon Isbell, Chris Donohoo, Charles McQuaig, Don Camara, Dexter Harrell, Dan Swatek, Rex Todd, David Walker, Dennis Chamblee.

Griffin Gum, Mason Hutchins, Johnny Volk, Ben Styes, Adam Price, Michael Stallings, Chris Mason, Dexter Harrell, Troy Hanne, Keith Hopper, Lloyd Ethridge, Mike Vaughn.

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33 Dylan Munger, Mark McKinley, Billy Lichtner, Griffin Zarbough, Joe Yarbrough, Kevin Sommerfeld, Travis Wessel, Scott McCrary, Stuart Thompson, Chris Zaragoza, Chris Gaither, Mike Dichiara, Belgree Falkner.

Tyler Johnson, Keith DePew, Rodney Wodson, Torrey Croft, Andrew Lilly, Jacob Legg, Pete Giangrosso, Brian Winkelman, Phillip Lee, Chris Hammond, Joey McClean, Rick Finn, Michael Hall.

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Allen West, Evan Van Arsdale, Ryan Lundy.

44 Aaron Warren, Devin Hamilton, Daniel Hill, Chris George.

Harry Clark, Mikael Saway, Justin Beck, Kris Thomas, Patrick Stodghill, Jeff Mauldin, Scott Jones, Mark Norris, Darrin Miller, Keith Hanback, Chris Teichmiller.

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37 Colin McMurry, Jimbo Crew, Chris Carneal, Vaughn Schulte, Jay Kidder, Todd Lankford, Mike Goff, Jorge Mattei.

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Young Memorial Field Jerry D. Young Memorial Field, the on-campus home of the UAB Blazers, is in its 28th season of use in 2011. The park received a pair of upgrades for the 2010 season with the addition of a new state-of-the art scoreboard and the addition of covered hitting cages beyond the left field fence. The scoreboard, produced by industry leader Daktronics, provides additional information and video capabilities that feature LED technology while offering expanded inventory opportunities for corporate partners. Young Memorial Field was dedicated in honor of Dr. Jerry D. Young on April 18, 1985. A host of dignitaries, including Hall of Fame third baseman and former Baltimore Oriole great Brooks Robinson, who threw out the ceremonial first pitch, were present for

the dedication. One of the finest baseball surfaces in the South, Young Memorial Field is equipped with an underground sprinkler and drainage system which helps to keep the playing surface in excellent condition throughout the year. The facility got a major overhaul in 1999, as the infield was regraded and resodded and a new sound system was installed. Prior to the 2000 season, new fencing was added to the park in the bullpen areas. The concession area and umpires’ room also were renovated. A major cosmetic change was made in 2001 when a new wood outfield fence was completed just before the beginning of the season, replacing the chain-link fencing that had enclosed the field since 1984. The ballpark now has slightly larger dimen-

Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson threw out the ceremonial first pitch on April 18, 1985 for the dedication of the field.

The Blazers own an all-time winning percentage of .605 in 28 seasons of action at Young Memorial Field. sions, going 330 feet down the lines, 370 feet to the left center power alley, 400 feet to dead center field, and 360 feet to the right center power alley. In addition, the large “hitter’s eye” in center field has been fused with the fence. The Young Memorial Field version of the “Green Monster” stands 30 feet high and 100 feet wide. The first game in the new facility was on Feb. 26, 1984, a 14-8 victory over Vanderbilt. Joey Cora of Vanderbilt got the first hit at Young Memorial Field, while Mike Goff of UAB got the first Blazer hit and homer at the new field. Former UAB assistant coach Frank Walton picked up the save for the Blazers. UAB has 25 .500 or better seasons in 27 years of play at the facility, with a school record 30-7 mark at home in 1992. UAB is 477-314-1 (.603) all-time at Young Memorial Field.

Young Memorial Field was the host of the first Great Midwest Conference Championship (1992), as the Blazers won the league title on their home field. Lights were installed at Young Memorial Field in 1993, with the first night game resulting in a 6-4 victory over Southern Miss on March 23, 1993. Other additions to Young Memorial Field were the construction of the Harry “The Hat” Walker Press Box, dedicated March 4, 1997, which houses media members and game operations staff, and picnic tables and grills placed along the right field fence and along the outside of the field on the first base side. In addition, the UAB baseball locker room was renovated in December 2002.

Founding Father Jerry D. Young A member of the UAB Athletics Hall of Fame’s first induction class in the fall of 2009. An ardent supporter of all UAB sports, but especially the baseball program, Dr. Jerry D. Young served as senior vice president for finance at UAB at the time of his death in May, 1983. A magna cum laude graduate of Indiana State University, Young came to UAB in 1971 and was the first dean of the School of Business. By 1973, the school had received accreditation by the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business as the youngest school to achieve accreditation in the 60-year history of that program. Named UAB’s vice president for finance in 1974, Dr. Young was responsible for all fiscal operations at the university and played a key role in guiding the physical development of the campus during a period of intensive construction and growth. At the same time, he was instrumental in establishing the intercollegiate athletics program on the UAB campus, the hiring of Gene Bartow as athletics director and head basketball coach in addition to the hiring of Harry “The Hat”

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Walker as the Blazers’ first baseball coach. In recognition of his contributions and abilities, he was named senior vice president for finance in 1982. He served for several years as the chairman of UAB’s Faculty Committee on Intercollegiate Athletics. Dr. Young devoted his time and energy to the development of the Sun Belt Conference and was treasurer of the league in 1982. At the time of his death, Dr. Young was serving as president of the conference. During the 1984-85 school year, the Sun Belt instituted the Jerry D. Young Award, to be awarded to the men’s basketball player who best exemplified the criteria of sportsmanship, scholarship, leadership and athletic ability. Dr. Young worked tirelessly for the UAB community and his work on behalf of the athletics department and the baseball program was the chief reason why the field stands today. His son Jeff was a member of the first UAB baseball team in 1979, and Dr. Young had a particular fondness for baseball at UAB. Unfortunately, he did not live to see the field completed. His accomplishments in academia, athletics and administration exemplify the high standards to which many aspire, but few reach. Within his too-short 50 years of life, Dr. Jerry Young touched the lives of thousands in a positive and meaningful way.

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Young Memorial Field UAB Firsts At Young Memorial Field Game. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vs. Vanderbilt on 2/26/84. UAB won 14-8 Extra-Inning Game. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vs. Alabama Christian on 3/6/84 (11 innings) (UAB won the scheduled nine-inning game, 7-6) Batter. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Bryan Cain against Vanderbilt's Abbie Woyce on 2/26/84 Opponent Batter Faced . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vanderbilt's Joey Cora against Jimmy Meek on 2/26/84 Hit. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mike Goff homered off Vanderbilt's Abbie Woyce on 2/26/84 (1st inning) Double . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tommy Urban vs. Vanderbilt on 2/26/84 (1st inning) Triple. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tommy Urban vs. Austin Peay on 3/17/84 (5th inning) Home Run . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mike Goff (two-run) off Vanderbilt's Abbie Woyce on 2/26/84 (1st inning) Grand Slam. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mark Tillery vs. Alabama Christian on 2/28/85 (2nd inning) Run. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bryan Cain vs. Vanderbilt on 2/26/84 (1st inning) RBI. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mike Goff vs. Vanderbilt (two-run homer) on 2/26/84 (1st inning) Walk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brian Cain vs. Vanderbilt on 2/26/84 (1st inning) UAB Player To Hit For The Cycle. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B.J. Huff vs. Samford on 5/7/96 Strikeout (UAB Pitcher). . . . . . . . Jimmy Meek struck out Vanderbilt's George Flower on 2/26/84 (1st inning) Strikeout (UAB Batter). . . . . . . . . Vanderbilt's Abbie Woyce struck out Ralph Sanchez on 2/26/84 (1st inning) Stolen Base. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bryan Cain vs. Vanderbilt on 2/26/84 (1st inning) Caught Stealing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bryan Cain vs. Birmingham-Southern on 3/2/84 (5th inning) Sac Fly. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Todd Fowler vs. Austin Peay on 3/16/84 (7th inning) Sac Bunt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mike Goff vs. Illinois State on 3/11/84 (8th inning) Hit By Pitch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dan Eanes vs. Vanderbilt on 2/26/84 (8th inning) GIDP. . . . . . . . . . . . Dan Eanes hit into a 6-4-3 double play vs. Birmingham-Southern on 3/2/84 (4th inning) Error. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shortstop Jonny Morgan vs. Vanderbilt on 2/26/84 (3rd inning) Wild Pitch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lloyd Ethridge vs. Alabama Christian on 3/6/84 (3rd inning) Win. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jimmy Meek vs. Vanderbilt on 2/26/84 (W, 14-8) Shut-out Win . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 (Jimmy Meek 7.0 IP) vs. Western Kentucky on 4/7/84 Loss. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jimmy Meek vs. Ohio State on 3/18/84 (L, 9-10) Save. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Frank Walton vs. Vanderbilt on 2/26/84 (W, 14-8) Complete Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jimmy Meek vs. Birmingham-Southern on 3/2/84 (W, 12-1) Complete-Game Shutout. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jimmy Meek vs. Western Kentucky on 4/7/84 (W, 1-0)

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Blazers All-Time at YMF Year 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Totals

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L T Pct. 5 0 .792 15 0 .545 11 0 .621 11 0 .593 13 1 .534 8 0 .704 9 0 .625 14 0 .500 7 0 .811 6 0 .786 11 0 .593 10 0 .667 15 0 .516 10 0 .630 10 0 .615 12 0 .556 13 0 .581 12 0 .625 19 0 .387 8 0 .750 17 0 .500 10 0 .688 17 0 .414 16 0 .500 13 0 .581 10 0 .630 12 0 .586 9 0 .679 323 1 .605


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Pre-Game Schedule

General • All equipment must be kept in the dugout and off the warning track. • Both feet must be on the warning track for a legal catch in foul territory or the dugout area. • Any fielder making a legal catch that goes into dead ball territory may throw from that “dead ball” territory, provided that he does not lose his balance or fall. • Players must stay off the tarp. A player may lean on (with both feet on the warning track), but not step or stand on the tarp while making a catch. Any ball getting in or under the tarp is dead. • A single fence (eight feet high) surrounds the outfield. Any batted ball that leaves the park and strikes the foul pole or foul pole screen above the fence (eight feet) or the scoreboard is considered a home run. • Any ball hit above the eight foot line on the “batter’s eye” wall in center field will be ruled a home run. • The remainder of the park is completely enclosed.

Game Time Batting Practice: UAB Batting Practice: Visitors BP Cleanup Infield: UAB Infield: Visitors Field Maintenance Meeting with Umpires National Anthem

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Dugout Area • Book Rule will apply to any fielder that goes into the dugout after making a legal catch. • Any ball (batted or thrown) that strikes the padded retaining wall in front of the dugouts is live, provided the ball remains in the playing field and does not enter the dugout. • A metal retaining railing is set in the concrete area in front of each dugout. Any pitched or thrown ball that strikes the railing is dead. Any pitched or thrown ball that passes through the opening in the dugout area is dead (Book Rule). The Diamond Girls screen at each dugout is a live area unless the ball goes behind the screen, the ball will then be ruled dead. • Any ball that strikes the metal facing above each dugout is dead. • Any ball that strikes the brick side facings of each dugout is live.

Directions to Young Memorial Field ter coming off the exit (11th Street South). Proceed three blocks to University Boulevard. Take a left onto University and then take the first right onto 12th Street South. The field will be on the right.

FROM THE NORTH Take Interstate 65 South to Exit 259B (4th Avenue South). Make the first right immediately after coming off the exit (11th Street South). Proceed three blocks to University Boulevard. Take a left onto University and then take the first right onto 12th Street South. The field will be on the right. FROM THE NORTHEAST Take Interstate 59 South to Exit 124A (Interstate 65 South). Take Interstate 65 South to Exit 259B (4th Avenue South). Make the first right immediately after coming off the exit (11th Street South). Proceed three blocks to University Boulevard. Take a left onto University and then take the first right onto 12th Street South. The field will be on the right. FROM THE EAST/BIRMINGHAM AIRPORT Take Interstate 20 West to Exit 124A (Interstate 65 South). Take Interstate 65 South to Exit 259B (4th Avenue South). Make the first right immediately af-

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FROM THE SOUTH Take Interstate 65 North to Exit 259 (University Boulevard). Get in the right lane and proceed two blocks to 12th Street South. Turn right on 12th Street South and the field is on the right. FROM THE SOUTHWEST Take Interstate 20 East/59 North to Exit 124A (Interstate 65 South). Take Interstate 65 South to Exit 259B (4th Avenue South). Make the first right immediately after coming off the exit (11th Street South). Proceed three blocks to University Boulevard. Take a left onto University and then take the first right onto 12th Street South. The field will be on the right.

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Harry “The Hat” Walker One of the most colorful characters to ever grace the UAB campus, Harry “The Hat” Walker passed away on August 8, 1999. Walker served as the first head coach for the Blazer baseball program from its inception in 1979 to 1986. His No. 32 is the only UAB baseball jersey number to be retired. Walker led the Blazers to two Sun Belt North Division titles (1981-82) and had an eight-year record of 211-171 (.552). What cannot be measured about Walker in pure numbers can be measured in terms of the impact that he had in the early days of the UAB program. A veteran of five decades in professional baseball, “The Hat” brought a style, and more importantly, instant credibility to the fledgling program. From a modest 21-29 record in his first season in 1979, Walker and the Blazers followed with a 30-20 mark in 1980 and a 40-17 record in 1981. He finished out his career at UAB with four consecutive 20-plus victory seasons. Nicknamed “The Hat” for his habit of adjusting his cap between pitches in the batter’s box, Walker spent 22 years as a player in professional baseball. He played eight years with the St. Louis Cardinals, appearing in three World Series (1942-43, 46) and two All-Star Games (1943, 47). A left-handed hitter, he won the 1947 National League batting title with a .363 average while playing for two different teams, St. Louis and Philadelphia. In all, he hit over .300 five times and had a .296 lifetime average. The versatile player, who was mostly an outfielder during his career, also played for the Philadelphia Phillies, the Chicago Cubs and the Cincinnati Reds. Walker spent 20 years as a manager, including major league stints with the Cardinals (1955), the Pittsburgh Pirates (1965-67) and the Houston Astros (1968-72). After the 1972 season, Walker worked as a hitting instructor for the Cardinals for three seasons. He was St. Louis’ minor league farm director in 1976 and the Cards’ advance scout and majorleague scout for trades from 1977-78. Walker came from a family steeped in tradition. His father, Ewart (Dixie) Walker, was the first Alabamian to go to the majors. Dixie pitched for Washington in 1909 and his uncle, Ernie, played for the St. Louis Browns. His brother, Fred (Dixie), was a star outfielder in both the AL and NL. Dixie also won the National League batting title in 1944. Walker was revered as one of the game’s great hitting instructors, as he worked with stars such as Cesar Cedeno, Matty Alou, Manny Mota and many others. During the 1997 season, the Harry “The Hat” Walker Press Box was dedicated prior to the March 4 game vs. Vanderbilt. The “Hat Box” was a dream for Walker, who wanted the local and visiting media to enjoy the hospitality of UAB Baseball at Young Memorial Field. Walker was inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame in 1978. 83

The Walker File “The Hat” As A Player And Coach Harry William “The Hat” Walker Batted: Left, Threw: Right; Height: 6-2, Weight: 190 Born: Oct. 22, 1916 (Pascagoula, Miss.); Died: Aug. 8, 1999 (Birmingham, Ala.) Major League Debut: September 25, 1940 PLAYING RECORD Year Team (League) G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI Avg. 1940 St. Louis (NL) 7 27 2 5 2 0 0 6 .185 1941 St. Louis (NL) 7 15 3 41 1 0 0 1 .267 1942 St. Louis (NL) 74 191 38 60 12 2 0 16 .314 1943 St. Louis (NL) 148 564 76 166 28 6 2 53 .294 1946 St. Louis (NL) 112 346 53 82 14 6 3 27 .237 1947 St. Louis (NL) 10 25 2 5 1 0 0 0 .200 Philadelphia (NL) 130 488 79 181 28 16 1 41 .371 1948 Philadelphia (NL) 112 332 34 97 11 2 2 23 .292 1949 Chicago (NL) 42 159 20 42 6 3 1 14 .264 Cincinnati (NL) 86 314 53 100 15 2 1 23 .318 1950 St. Louis (NL) 60 150 17 31 5 0 0 7 .207 1951 St. Louis (NL) 8 26 6 8 1 0 0 2 .308 1955 St. Louis (NL) 11 14 2 5 2 0 0 1 .357 Major League Totals 807 2651 385 786 126 37 10 214 .296 Led National League in sacrifice hits (36) in 1943. Led National League in batting average (.363) in 1947. WORLD SERIES RECORD Year Team (Opponent) G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI Avg. 1942 St. Louis-NL (NY-AL) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1943 St. Louis-NL (NY-AL) 5 18 0 3 1 0 0 0 .167 1946 St. Louis-NL (Bos-AL) 7 17 3 7 2 0 0 6 .412 World Series Totals 13 36 3 10 3 0 0 6 .278 Member of World Series Champions: 1942 and 1946. ALL-STAR GAME RECORD Year League (Site) AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI Avg. 1943 National (Philadelphia-AL) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1947 National (Chicago-NL) 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 All-Star Game Totals 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Elected All-Star Game starter: 1947 MAJOR LEAGUE MANAGERIAL RECORD Year Team (League) W L Pct. League Finish 1955 St. Louis (NL) 51 67 .432 7th 1965 Pittsburgh (NL) 90 72 .556 3rd 1966 Pittsburgh (NL) 92 70 .568 3rd 1967 Pittsburgh (NL) 42 42 .500 6th 1968 Houston (NL) 49 52 .485 10th 1969 Houston (NL) 81 81 .500 5th-West 1970 Houston (NL) 79 83 .488 4th-West 1971 Houston (NL) 79 83 .488 4th-West 1972 Houston (NL) 67 54 .554 2nd-West Major League Totals 630 604 .511 COLLEGIATE COACHING RECORD Year School (Conference) W L Pct. Conference Finish 1979 UAB 21 29 .420 1980 UAB (Sun Belt) 30 20 .600 2nd 1981 UAB (Sun Belt) 40 17 .702 1st-North 1982 UAB (Sun Belt) 14 18 .438 1st-North 1983 UAB (Sun Belt) 29 18 .617 2nd-West 1984 UAB (Sun Belt) 27 16 .628 3rd-West 1985 UAB (Sun Belt) 26 27 .491 3rd-West 1986 UAB (Sun Belt) 24 26 .480 3rd-West College Totals 211 171 .552

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Blazers In The Pros All-Time Blazers In Pro Baseball

Chris Hammond, LHP Eight MLB teams 1990-2006

The 2011 Class

Jamal Austin (OF) Seattle Mariners (13th round)

After being draft in June, Austin played the summer for the Pulaski Mariners of the rookie class Appalachian League. There he earned a spot on the league all-star team and was named the Mariners’ fastest player in their farm system prior to the start of the 2012 season. For his career, Austin was also drafted in 2008 by the Houston Astros before deciding to play three seasons for the Blazers (2009-11). Year G AB R H 2011 55 206 35 69 Total 55 206 35 69

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RYAN WOOLLEY (P) Detroit Tigers (13th round)

Woolley reported to the Connecticut Tigers of the New York-Pennsylvania League, the rookie class affliate of the Detroit Tigers. There he pitched in 11 games before being promoted to Class A West Michigan Whitecaps of the Midwest League. Over the past three years, Woolley was drafted by three different professional teams: 2009 - Atlanta Braves (6th round), 2010 - Texas Rangers (39th round). Year W L W-L% ERA G GS SV IP H 2011^ 0 2 .000 2.38 11 1 0 22.2 23 2011# 1 0 1.000 4.44 11 0 2 24.1 24 Totals 1 2 .333 3.45 22 1 2 47.0 47 ^Connecticut Tigers; #West Michigan Whitecaps

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Draft Year 2010 (free agent) 2010 (free agent) 2010 (20th round) 2009 (free agent) 2009 (free agent) 2008 (18th round) 2007 (free agent) 2007 (free agent) 2006 (free agent) 2003 (free agent) 2001 (18th round) 2001 (35th round) 2000 (free agent) 2000 (free agent) 1999 (free agent) 1999 (free agent) 1998 (free agent) 1998 (free agent) 1998 (24th round) 1998 (free agent) 1997 (36th round) 1997 (free agent) 1996 (48th round) 1996 (36th round) 1996 (53rd round) 1995 (free agent) 1994 (34th round) 1994 (18th round) 1994 (28th round) 1993 (free agent) 1992 (37th round) 1992 (free agent) 1991 (free agent) 1990 (25th round) 1988 (free agent) 1988 (32nd round) 1986 (6th round*) 1985 (34th round) 1984 (21st round) 1984 (free agent) 1983 (free agent) 1983 (16th round) 1983 (free agent) 1981 (free agent) 1981 (16th round) 1980 (32nd round) 1980 (18th round) *January draft

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Player Jonathan Merritt Nick Graffeo Luke Stewart Kyle Roberson Kasey Croft (class of ‘07) Ryan Keedy Danny Sawyer Steven Turner Ryan Metcalf Mitch Jones Rob Caputo Blake Allen Dan DeMent Will Smith Rodney Eberly Mike Terry Jeff Bell Craig Boroski Shayne Carnes Chris Donohoo Chris Mason Scott McCrary B.J. Huff Jay Jones Blake Mayo Willie Viruet Jay Cole Toby Larson Kyle Towner Keifer Rackley E.J. Brophy Scott Jones Stephen Johnson Steve Thomas Eric Cullens Scooter Sanderson Chris Hammond Ralph Sanchez Mike Goff Hector Villanueva Belgee Faulkner Larry Johnson Brian Mackin Jeff Jones Mike Vaughn Kevin Fehr Gary Wex

Organization Houston Astros Kansas City Royals New York Mets LA Angels of Anaheim Independent Chicago Cubs Independent Chicago White Sox Milwaukee Brewers Tampa Bay Montreal Expos Anaheim Angels Tampa Bay Devil Rays Boston Red Sox Philadelphia Phillies New York Mets Independent Independent Philadelphia Phillies Boston Red Sox Tampa Bay Devil Rays New York Mets New York Mets Florida Marlins Los Angeles Dodgers New York Mets Montreal Expos New York Mets Seattle Mariners Seattle Mariners Philadelphia Phillies New York Mets St. Louis Cardinals New York Mets Atlanta Braves San Francisco Giants Cincinnati Reds Milwaukee Brewers Boston Red Sox Chicago Cubs Pittsburgh Pirates PittsburghPirates St. Louis Cardinals New York Yankees Montreal Expos St. Louis Cardinals Atlanta Braves


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Administration> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > 86-87 Proud Past, Bright Future > > > > > > > > > > 88-90 Blazer Highlights> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > 91 UAB All-Americans > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > 92 Excellence At The Next Level > > > > > > > > > > 93 Gene Bartow > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > 94 UAB “At A Glance” > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > 95-97 Sports Medicine > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > 98-99 Academic Services > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > 100-101 Strength & Conditioning> > > > > > > > > > 102-103 Campus Recreation Center > > > > > > > > > > > 104 Birmingham “The Magic City”> > > > > > > > > 105

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AB President and alumna Carol Garrison has had an extraordinary view of her alma mater. She took her first full-time job in UAB Hospital, during the university’s formative years in the 1970s, then earned her master’s degree from UAB. When she returned to campus in fall 2002, as UAB’s sixth president, the young, dynamic institution had evolved into a world-renowned research university and medical center. A Montclair, New Jersey native, Dr. Garrison earned her bachelor’s (1974) and Ph.D. in epidemiology (1982) from the University of North CarolinaChapel Hill. She was a faculty member, department chair, dean and provost at the University of South Carolina (1982-1997). She joined the University of

Louisville as provost in 1997 and was appointed interim president there in early 2002. As president of UAB, Dr. Garrison also chairs the board of the UAB Health System, which includes UAB Hospital, The Kirklin Clinic, and other of UAB’s nationally ranked patient care facilities. During Dr. Garrison’s tenure, UAB has enjoyed remarkable growth and development. Recent years have seen the opening of state-of-the-art facilities such as the North Pavilion of UAB Hospital and the Shelby Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Building, Heritage Hall and the burgeoning Campus Green along University Boulevard, and most recently, the UAB Women & Infants Center

and Hazelrig-Salter Radiation-Oncology Facility. The growth of the physical campus and academic programs has been guided by UAB’s Strategic Plan. Developed with campus-wide participation in 2003, the Strategic Plan has led to the recruitment of internationally known faculty and physicians, and the creation of innovative new curricula and honors programs for undergraduates. In 2011, UAB saw its largest enrollment ever (17,575). UAB has also recently been ranked among the top 15 percent of all U.S. universities in The Princeton Review (5th in diverse student population and 11th in student satisfaction). Now in her 10th year as president, Dr. Garrison continues working in partnership with the campus and the community towards an extraordinary vision for UAB and for Birmingham.

Brian Mackin, Athletic Director

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rian Mackin was named UAB’s Director of Athletics on February 14, 2007. He moved into the position after spending five years as senior associate athletic director for external affairs for the Blazers. A former UAB baseball letterman, Mackin has a deep-rooted passion for the University and its athletics program. With an eye on the future, his commitment to continue to grow the program has been clear in the time since he became athletics director. He has made success in the classroom and improving athletic facilities two of his top priorities. Mackin was able to secure the first-ever naming rights for the athletics program with the generous gift from Don and Marsha Hire for the Hoke Hire Student-Athlete Academic Center. With the opening of the Academic Center, an abundance of new computer equipment has been added. Mackin has also strengthened the academic area by creating additional staff positions. Under Mackin’s watch, the Academic Reform Group (ARG) was initiated. This group is made up of athletics staff members and academic support staff. With its mission to create an environment of academic excellence in the department, the group addresses every aspect of a student-athlete’s experience while at UAB. Mackin has also demonstrated his commitment to academic success by initiating a penalty structure for student-athletes and making them accountable if they miss classes or tutorial sessions. Mackin’s commitment to academics has shown positive results. For the 2009-10 academic year, UAB student-athletes accounted for nearly 25

percent of Conference USA ScholarAthletes of the Year, awards that are handed out annually to the top student-athlete in each sport that the league sponsors. Since Mackin became athletics director, he has made facility improvements another objective of emphasis. A new 10,000-square foot weight room has opened for Blazer teams, as well as a new, spacious, state-of the-art athletic training facility which opened in the fall of 2008. With the renovation of the Ullman Building, the Blazers’ Olympic sports coaches have been able to relocate into brand new offices. Other facilities improvements have included the resurfacing of the track for the Blazers’ track and field team. In spring 2010, the first phase of the new, on-campus UAB softball facility was completed. The improvements haven’t gone unnoticed as UAB has been named as host site for the 2012 Conference USA Softball Championship. The baseball and softball programs also enjoy the hitting and pitching facility additions that were completed in spring 2010. New state-of-the-art video boards are now in place in Bartow Arena, Young Memorial Field and the new softball facility. The upgrades and progress of the program under Mackin have not been limited to facilities and academics. In the last three years, the athletics program entered an agreement with Nike that provides apparel and equipment for all of UAB’s athletics teams. Mackin came on board at UAB in the spring of 2002 as senior associate AD for external affairs. In that role, he was responsible for fund-raising, corporate support and marketing for the athletic

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department. In 2006, Mackin was named Division I-A Fundraiser of the Year by the National Association of Athletic Development Directors. Under Mackin’s leadership, contributions to UAB athletics nearly tripled from $1.3 million in 2001 to about $3.7 million in 2006. Additionally, he has been responsible for the creation of several affinity groups including the Athletic Investors Group, the Champion Club, and the Blazer Club, which brought together the two annual funds supporting football and men’s basketball. Prior to joining UAB, Mackin served as Manager of Corporate Business Development at Vulcan Materials, where he was responsible for examining potential new markets for business development and locating growth opportunities in the industry. Mackin earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from UAB in 1983. He was a member of the Blazer baseball team four seasons and then moved into the Houston Astros baseball organization for one season. Mackin then joined Vulcan Materials, where he held management positions in sales and market analysis. In 1990, he joined Southern Ready Mix as sales manager before joining Dunn Construction in 1993 where he rose to vice president in 1999. His responsibilities included business development, sales and project management. Mackin’s community activities include the Birmingham Tip-Off Club, which hosts the State High School Final Four, the Monday Morning Quarterback Club and the Birmingham Rotary Club. He has served as the president of the Birmingham Tip-Off Club. Mackin and his wife, Sally, have five children: Ragland (23), Brian Jr. (21), Ferrell (18), Mary Aileen (17), and Ella (14).


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Administration Dr. Frank Messina, Faculty Athletics Rep Frank M. Messina, professor and chair of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department of Accounting and Information Systems (ACIS) in the UAB School of

Business, was named faculty athletics representative in 2008. He has been on staff at the university for 16 years. Messina has been chair of ACIS since 2002 and is the school’s Ernst & Young Scholar. A Birmingham native, he came to UAB in 1993 as an assistant professor in accounting. He received a doctorate in business administra-

tion (D.B.A.) from Mississippi State University in 1993, a master’s in professional accountancy at MSU in 1990 and a bachelor’s in business administration at the University of West Alabama in 1986. Messina and his wife, Natalie, have two sons: Taylor (18) and TJ (8). A third son, Thomas, passed away last spring at the age of 15.

Athletic Department Senior Staff

Shannon Ealy Senior Associate AD for External Affairs

Derita Ratcliffe Senior Associate AD/ Senior Woman Administrator

Timothy Garner Associate AD for Financial Affairs

Corey Bray Associate AD for Compliance

Danez Marrable Associate AD for Student Services

Coleman Barnes Associate AD for Development

Norm Reilly Associate AD for Media Relations

Brad Smith Assistant AD for Marketing

Matt Wildt Associate AD for Ticket Operations and Football Administration

Mike Jones Assistant AD for Athletic Training

Reid Adair Manager of Facilities and Operations

Stacey Torman Director of Strength and Conditioning

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Proud Past Bright Future Summer, 1977: Coach Gene Bartow is hired as UAB’s first intercollegiate Athletics Director and head basketball coach. Preparations begin for the hiring of coaches and support staff, recruitment of student-athletes, establishment of the Golden 100 scholarship foundation, scheduling, etc. Fall, 1978: UAB athletic teams begin intercollegiate competition for the first time; the university begins an 11-year association with the Sun Belt Conference. Nov. 24, 1978: The UAB men’s basketball team plays its first game, a 66-54 loss to Nebraska before a crowd of 14,800 at the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center; UAB has gone on to win 20 or more games 15 times, appear in 11 NCAA Tournaments and eight NITs. March, 1981: The Blazer men’s basketball team defeats Kentucky in the NCAA Mideast Regional, and reaches the NCAA “Sweet 16.” This appearance marks the beginning of a streak of seven consecutive NCAA Tournaments for UAB (1981-87). March, 1982: UAB adds to its amazing basketball success story, defeating Indiana and Virginia in the Southeast Regional, and reaching the NCAA “Elite Eight.” The Southeast Regional in Birmingham is the first of five NCAA Tournament events to be hosted by UAB (’82, ’84, ’85, ’87, ’88). March, 1989: Blazer basketball reaches the NIT Final Four, defeating Michigan State for third place at Madison Square Garden. Fall, 1989: The UAB club football team is organized; the team goes 0-6 in its first season. 1990-91: The Blazer baseball team wins its first Sun Belt Conference Championship and becomes the first UAB team other than men’s basketball to participate in the NCAA Tournament. Men’s tennis wins the first of five consecutive conference championships in the Sun Belt and Great Midwest Conferences. Volleyball wins the first of three consecutive championships in the Sun Belt and Great Midwest conferences and makes its first of four consecutive post-season appearances. 1991-92: UAB begins competition in the Great Midwest Conference. The UAB football team begins its first season of varsity play at the Division III level. Blazer volleyball and baseball win the first Great Midwest Championship. UAB places its first men’s tennis players, Frank Schaffner and Karl Steffen, in NCAA Tournament play. 1992-93: Men’s basketball reaches the NIT Final Four, defeating Alabama, Clemson, Southwest Missouri State and Providence. The nationally-ranked UAB men’s tennis team participates in the NCAA Tournament for the first time. Blazer volleyball, cross country and tennis teams all win Great Midwest Conference championships. January, 1993: UAB announces that its football program will compete at the NCAA I-AA level, beginning with the 1993 season. 1993-94: Blazer teams win six league championships, and UAB wins the Great Midwest Conference Commissioner’s Cup, awarded to the university with the most successful overall athletics program. The Blazer basketball team goes 14-0 vs. GMW opponents and makes its first appearance in the NCAA Tournament. Men’s basketball is nationally-ranked and participates in the NCAA Tournament. August, 1994: UAB announces that its football program will compete at the NCAA I-A level and that the school will field a women’s soccer team beginning with the 1996 season. 1994-95: UAB soccer wins the Great Midwest Conference championship and participates in the NCAA Tournament. UAB wins GMW championship in men’s and women’s


The final score read 13-10 as the UAB football program earned its signature victory at LSU on Sept. 23, 2000.

Mirela Vladulesu took the collegiate tennis world by storm and was the top-ranked women’s tennis player in the country for much of the 1997-98 season.

tennis, women’s indoor track & field, women’s outdoor track & field and men’s golf. April 24, 1995: UAB becomes a charter member of Conference USA. March 26, 1996: One era ends and another begins as coach Gene Bartow steps down as head men’s basketball coach. November 14, 1996: Conference USA announces that UAB has been admitted as a football-playing member; the Blazers will begin C-USA play in 1999. 1997-98: UAB freshman Mirela Vladulescu takes the women’s collegiate tennis world by storm, winning both the ITA Clay Court National Championship and Riviera Women’s All-America Championship; she is the first UAB tennis player to win a collegiate grand slam event. Vladulescu will later be the top-ranked player in the NCAA rankings for much of the 1997-98 season. The men’s golf team receives a bid to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history. 1998-99: The men’s basketball team makes its 10th appearance in the NCAA Tournament. Mirela Vladulescu returns to the NCAA Tournament for the second consecutive year, despite an injury-plagued season. 1999-00: UAB athletics has arguably its best season to date. The UAB football team becomes an official member of Conference USA and goes 4-2 in conference play during its inaugural season. The UAB men’s soccer team wins the Conference USA Championship and reaches the NCAA “Elite Eight”. Synchronized swimming finishes fourth in the country at the U.S. Collegiate Championships in its inaugural season. Women’s basketball reaches the “Sweet 16,” the men’s tennis team makes its fifth NCAA Tournament appearance and men’s golf makes its second NCAA Tournament appearance in three years. July 10, 2000: Gene Bartow announces his retirement as athletics director after 23 years of service to the university. August 22, 2000: Herman Frazier is named UAB’s second athletics director. Sept. 23, 2000: In what was arguably the greatest win in UAB football history, the Blazers go to Baton Rouge, La. and upset SEC foe LSU, 13-10, on a game-winning field goal by Rhett Gallego in the waining seconds. 2000-01: Led by sophomore All-American Graeme McDowell, the men’s golf team finished ninth in the NCAA Tournament and advanced to its first NCAA Championship at Duke University, where it garnered a tie for 12th place. Senior women’s tennis player Mirela Vladulescu finished off a four-year career as one of the most successful athletes in UAB history. The men’s soccer team made it to the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year. The football team finished 7-4 overall, becoming the first “bowl-eligible” Blazer squad since UAB moved to the NCAA I-A level in 1996. The women’s basketball team, led by junior All-American Deanna Jackson, finished the season 20-11 and advanced to the WNIT. In just its second season, the synchronized swimming team placed fourth at the U.S. Collegiate Championships and eighth at the U.S. Nationals. 2001-02: Led by All-American Graeme McDowell, who was the No. 1-ranked golfer in the nation, the UAB men made their third consecutive appearance (fourth overall) in the NCAA Tournament. The Blazer football squad again boasted another “bowl eligible” season, as the team went 6-5 in 2001. The men’s soccer team made its third consecutive trip (fourth overall) to the NCAA Tournament, advancing to the “Sweet 16.” The UAB softball team had its best season to date, advancing to the C-USA Championship game and boasting a 39-22 overall record. Denise Peters and Lisa Nowoslawski of the women’s soccer team were both named Verizon Academic All-Americans. In addition, Peters was named the C-USA Women’s Soccer Scholar Athlete of the Year. Synchronized swimming earned its highest finish to date at the U.S. Collegiate Championships, taking third. Four swimmers received Academic All-America honors and three swimmers were named AllAmericans by the U.S. Synchronized Swimming Coaches Committee. April 4, 2002: Athletics Director Herman Frazier and UAB President Ann Reynolds announce the hiring of Mike Anderson as UAB’s third men’s basketball coach. November 21, 2002: Watson Brown is named UAB‘s third athletics director. 2002-03: In his first season at the helm of the men’s basketball program, Mike Anderson guided the Blazers to a 21-win season and a quarterfinal finish in the NIT. Lisa Nowoslawski capped off her career for the women’s soccer program by earning several prestigious academic awards, including an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship, the C-USA Postseason Scholarship Award and first-team Verizon / CoSIDA Academic All-America honors for the second straight year. The synchronized swimming team posted its second straight third-place finish at the U.S. Collegiate Championships and recorded a fourth place finish, its highest to date, at the U.S. National Championships. Six swimmers received Academic All-America honors and three swimmers were named All-Americans by the U.S. Synchronized Swimming Coaches Committee.


Sept. 4, 2003: The UAB football team plays host to Southern Miss in front of the biggest crown in UAB history, and the most people ever to watch a Conference USA football game when 44,669 people flocked to Legion Field. October 31, 2003: With a dominating 2-0 win on the road against USF, the UAB women’s soccer team earned its first Conference USA Championship and set the school record for shutouts in a season with nine. The Blazers’ Tara Kidwell and Jill Knottek each scored second half goals to lead UAB to its momentous victory. March, 2004: The UAB men’s basketball team shocks the college basketball world with its 76-75 upset over top-seeded Kentucky to advance to the “Sweet 16” of the NCAA Tournament. The Blazers would finish the season with a 22-10 overall record and ranked No. 23 in the country. Also, the Blazers’ 12-4 record in Conference USA earned them a share of the first C-USA regular season championship. Head coach Mike Anderson was also named the 2004 Conference USA Coach of the Year. Spring, 2004: The synchronized swimming team posted is third straight third-place finish at the U.S. Collegiate Championships and recorded a fifth-place finish at the U.S. National Championships. Fall, 2004: The UAB women’s soccer team claimed the C-USA Tournament title with a thrilling 2-1 victory over host and regular-season champion Saint Louis in St. Louis, Mo., to earn its first NCAA Tournament berth in school history. The UAB football team made its first bowl game appearance in school history as the Blazers faced Hawai’i in the 2004 Sheraton Hawai’i Bowl. The Blazers fell to the Warriors, 59-40, on Christmas Eve in Honolulu, Hawai’i. Spring, 2006: The UAB men’s basketball team earned its third consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament after finishing as Conference USA regular season and tournament runner-up. The synchronized swimming team took fourth place at the U.S. Collegiate Nationals. The Blazer softball team turned in one of its finest seasons in program history as the team won 31 games during the season to finish as the C-USA runnerup. Head coach Marla Townsend was named the C-USA Coach-of-the-Year. April 7, 2006: Mike Davis named as the fourth head basketball coach in the program’s 28-year history. Fall, 2006: UAB’s fall sports teams made three NCAA Tournament appearances, claimed three C-USA titles and beat the No. 1 team in the country. The UAB cross country team won the conference championship and head coach Ray Stanfield was named C-USA Coach of the Year. The women’s soccer team ran through the C-USA Tournament, and earned a berth in the NCAA Tournament. UAB’s men’s soccer team beat the No. 1 team in the country during the regular season and hosted a first-round NCAA Tournament game. To conclude the fall sports season, the Blazer volleyball squad won its firstever Conference USA Tournament title and made its first appearance in the NCAA Tournament.

The 2006 UAB volleyball team won the Conference USA Tournament title and competed in the program’s first-ever NCAA Division I Tournament.

In 2011, the UAB men’s basketball team secured the program’s first outright Conference USA regular season championship. December 17, 2006: Former Georgia offensive coordinator Neil Callaway was chosen to lead the UAB football team, becoming the third coach in the program’s history, and the second coach to lead the Blazers since becoming a Division I program in 1996. Spring,

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Zack Sucher matched UAB’s highest finish ever at the NCAA Men’s Golf Championships, closing the tournament tied for fourth place with a five-under 275 during four rounds of play. Sucher became just the fourth UAB men’s golfer in program history to earn All-American status, nabbing a spot on the honorable mention All-America team. In addition, the men’s golf team made its fifth NCAA Regional appearance in the past eight years.

February 14, 2007: Former UAB baseball player and alumnus Brian Mackin was selected as the program’s fourth full-time Athletics Director. Spring, 2008: UAB men’s golf team captures the program’s first-ever Conference USA Championship. The Blazers went on to make the program’s seventh NCAA Regional and third NCAA National Championship appearances. Zack Sucher was tabbed second-team All-America and captured four individual titles during the 2007-08 men’s golf season. May 21, 2008: The UAB baseball team made history by recording the program’s first-ever win over the then-No. 5 Rice Owls, 8-2, in the opening round of the Conference USA Tournament. Not only did the Blazers defeat the Owls for the first time in 10 tries, but it also was the second-highest ranked opponent the baseball team has defeated in program history. The Blazers would go on to match their best-ever result in the C-USA Tournament, making it to the semifinals. 2009-10: The softball team capped arguably the most successful season in program history with 37 wins and its first ever NCAA tournament berth. The men’s basketball team also Participated in the postseason, advancing to the NIT quarterfinals and hosting defending national champion North Carolina at Bartow Arena. Individually, football’s Joe Webb and men’s soccer’s Two-Boys Gumede were selected as C-USA Offensive Players of the Year for their sports. Jala Harris became the first C-USA women’s basketball player ever to earn Freshman and Sixth Player of the Year honors in the same season. Feb. 23, 2010:

The UAB softball team opened its new, on-campus facility, drawing a school-record crowd of 1,323 to its contest with Alabama. Spring,

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The UAB men’s basketball team captured the program’s first-ever outright Conference USA regular season championship. The Blazers were also selected to the NCAA Tournament, marking their first NCAA tournament appearance since 2006 and the program’s 14th NCAA selection in its 32-year history. The softball team earned its second NCAA berth in as many seasons as well. Furthermore, women’s tennis standout Jenny Cape became the first Academic All-American for her sport, while track and field also received its first Academic All-America selections, as Nora Mehl and Rhiannon Johns received the nod.


Men’s Basketball • 14 NCAA Tournament and 11 NIT appearances • Eight conference championships • 28 winning seasons in 33 years • 21 20-win seasons in 33 years • Three Sweet 16 appearances • Four All-Americans Football • First bowl game appearance in 2004 (7-5 record) • First “bowl-eligible” season with 7-4 overall record in 2000 • Played first season at Division I-A level in 1996; now competes as a member of Conference USA • Roddy White selected in first round of 2005 NFL draft (No. 27 overall) • Bryan Thomas selected in first round of 2002 NFL draft (No. 22 overall) • Eight All-Americans Men’s Soccer • NCAA Tournament participant (1994, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2006) • 1999 NCAA Tournament Elite Eight and 2001 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 • Three conference championships (1994, 1995, 1999) • Eight All-Americans Women’s Basketball • 2000 NCAA Sweet 16 participant • Four conference championships (1990, 1991, 1992, 1994) • NCAA Tournament participant (1994, 2000) • Four-time WNIT participant (1990, 1991, 2001, 2007) • 2011 WBI Champions • Four All-Americans Baseball • Three conference championships (1991, 1992, 1994) • 1991 NCAA Tournament participant

• Shayne Carnes (1998) and Ryan Keedy (2008) named All-Americans by multiple publications • Four All-Americans Men’s Tennis • Six All-Americans • Three Academic All-Americans • Five NCAA Tournament appearances (1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2000) • Top-30 ranking from 1993-2000 • Five conference championships (1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995) Women’s Tennis • Four conference championships (1993, 1994, 1995, 1996) • Six national rankings (1994, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001) • Top-ranked singles player in nation (Mirela Vladulescu-1997-98) • One All-American Volleyball • Two-time NCAA Tournament participant (2006 and 2008) • Four conference championships (1990, 1991, 1992, 2006) • Five WIVC postseason appearances (1989, 1990, 1991, 1992) • Two Academic All-Americans • Three AVCA All-America honorable mention honorees Men’s Golf • 2001, 2002 and 2008 NCAA Championship Participant • NCAA Regional Participants 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2008 • 2008 Conference USA Champions • 1995 Great Midwest Conference Champions • No. 1-ranked golfer and Fred Haskings Award winner (Graeme McDowell) • Six All-Americans

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Track & Field/ Cross Country • 2002 Cross Country NCAA All-Academic Team • 1995 Great Midwest Conference Women’s Indoor & Outdoor Champions • Three All-Americans • 1992 Women’s Great Midwest Conference Cross Country Champions • Two Olympic Trials Qualifiers • Cross Country conference champions, 2006 • 2005 Individual Cross Country C-USA Champion • Eight-time USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Softball • Two-time NCAA Tournament participant (2010 and 2011) • 18 NFCA All-American Scholar Athletes • Five athletes named Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I AllRegion Rifle • One C-USA Shootout third place finisher • 1997-98 Individual fifth place finisher at C-USA Championship Women’s Golf • Seven All-Conference USA Selections • C-USA Freshman of the Year Women’s Soccer • UAB Academic Award (1997, 1998, 2000) • Five All-Americans • Three conference championships (2003, 2004, 2006) • Two NCAA Tournament appearances (2004, 2006)

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Also, each individual school had to play ship twice, 1991 and 1989, finished second on • Named 2010 ASWA Profes- in school history in points (2,144) sional Athlete of the Year and GWAA each team in its own division, as well as three three occasions, in 1996, 1992 and 1990, and Golfer of the Year teams from the other division each year for a third once in 1988. • Ranked as high as No. 4 in the total of eight league contests. The addition of three college football proworld golf rankings Bryan Thomas The Yankee Conference originally developed grams in 1993 (James Madison, Northeastern • First-team All-America selection Years At UAB: 1998-2001 from the New England College Conference of and William and Mary) made the Yankee and C-USA Golfer of the Year in 2001 Selected No. 22 overall by the Intercollegiate • Athletics. 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ne of the most respected figures in intercollegiate athletics, Gene Bartow, forged the UAB athletic program into a well-rounded organization with outstanding teams in several sports. Bartow, considered the “founding father” of UAB athletics, grew the intercollegiate sports program there from its infancy into one that featured 17 sports and an annual operating budget of more than $8 million by the time he retired from the position in 2000. Bartow, who passed away Jan. 3, 2012 after a nearly threeyear battle with cancer, guided the program through three conference changes, grew the football team from a club sport into a Division I-A program, and added several women’s sports to the university’s athletics roster. Bartow was at the helm of the UAB men’s basketball program for 18 seasons, compiling a record of 366-203 (.643) during his tenure. He led the Blazers to the NIT in the program’s second year of existence, and followed that up with seven straight NCAA Tournament appearances, including trips to the Sweet 16 in 1981 and the Elite Eight in 1982. In all, he led UAB to 14 postseason appearances, nine of which were NCAA Tournaments. In addition to his time at UAB, Bartow is one of the top college basketball coaches of all time. By the time he retired from collegiate coaching in 1996, he had led teams for 34 years at six universities (Central Missouri State, Valparaiso, Memphis State, Illinois, UCLA and UAB), compiling 647 wins, 15 NCAA Tournament appearances, two Final Four appearances, one national title game appearance and one national Coach of the Year Award (both with Memphis State in 1973), and no probation problems with the NCAA. In 2009, Bartow received the ultimate honor as he was inducted into the National College Basketball Hall of Fame. He entered the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame in 1989 and is also a member of both the Missouri Basketball Hall of Fame and the Northeast Missouri Athletic Hall of Fame. The Browning, Mo. native coached 34 years at six universities. He coached at Central Missouri State University from 1961-64, Valparaiso University from 1964-1970, Memphis State University from 1970-74, and he led the Tigers to the ‘73 NCAA national championship game and consecutive Missouri Valley Conference titles in the ‘71-’72 and ‘72-’73 seasons. In 1974 Bartow accepted the head coaching position at the University of Illinois. Illinois finished 8-18 in his only season coaching the Fighting Illini, and Bartow left his position to succeed John Wooden as the head coach of UCLA. Bartow coached at UCLA from 1975 to 1977, guiding them to a 52-9 record, including a berth in the 1976 Final Four. Bartow left UCLA after the 1977 season to take over the job of creating an athletic program at UAB. Bartow retired from coaching in 1996, and in 1997, UAB renamed its basketball venue, Bartow Arena, in his honor. The Birmingham News has voted him one of the top 10 most influential figures in Alabama sports for the past century. Bartow is survived by his wife, the former Ruth Huffine, and three children, Mark, Beth and Murry, who is the head men’s basketball coach at East Tennessee State.

“Founding Father” of UAB Athletics • UAB head basketball coach (1977-96) • UAB’s first Athletics Director (1977-2000) • Nine NCAA Tournament appearances at UAB • 14 postseason appearances during 18-year coaching career at UAB • 11 20-win seasons during UAB coaching career tenure • 647 career coaching victories • 366 victories at UAB • Led UAB to NCAA Sweet 16 in 1981 and Elite Eight appearance in 1982 • Voted by the Birmingham News as one of the top-10 influential figures in Alabama sports over the past century


Sports Medicine

The Sports Medicine staff provides for all 17 varsity teams and 350 University of Alabama at Birmingham student-athletes with high quality health care. Student-athletes have access to the leading sports medicine and health care professionals. The Sports Medicine staff consists of team physicians, dentists, athletic trainers and a sports nutritionist. The daily care, prevention, evaluation and treatment of injuries is supervised by a staff of seven full-time and five graduate assistants that have been certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) and licensed by the state of Alabama.

Dr. Brenda Baumann Team Physician

Dr. Marshall Crowther Team Physician

cialists among the best in America. The Medical Director of UAB Sports Medicine is Dr. William Garth, an orthopedic surgeon. He is responsible for all services provided to student-athletes. General medical care is provided by Dr. Brenda Baumann and Dr. Marshall Crowther.

The Sports Medicine program is under the direction of Mike Jones; his full-time athletic trainers are Melissa Adams, Laurie Fincher, Bryan Koch, Gerald Mickler, Greg Mytyk and Jennifer Wallace. Graduate assistant trainers Seong Choi, Matt Fisher, Betsy Ostrowski, Ryan Richardson, Daniel Springer and Dani Stephenson complete the staff. Team physicians are affiliated with the acclaimed UAB Health System, health professional school and the UAB Sports Medicine. U.S. News & World Report and other national publications consistently rank UAB’s innovative programs and expert spe-

Dr. William Garth Team Physician

In the fall of 2008, the Wallace Building Athletic Training Room opened. The 9,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility offers the finest therapeutic modalities and rehabilitative equipment. It has an extensive collection of therapeutic and rehabilitation equipment including a BTE isokinetic testing machine and hydrotherapy tanks. The Wet Room features two free standing dual-tank consoles that offer whole-body and extremity immersion in either warm or cold hydrotherapy. UAB has the largest dual-tank console that has a stainless steel tank with a capacity of 1,450 gallons of water and can accommodate up to 25 football student-athletes at a time. In addition to the Wallace Building Facility, auxiliary athletic training rooms are located in Bartow Arena and in Young Memorial Field.

Mike Jones Assistant AD Athletic Training

Bryan Koch Associate Athletic Trainer


In the fall semester, 2008, the Wallace Building Athletic Training Room opened its doors. UAB student-athletes began enjoying a brand-new, state of the art athletic training facility. The new 9,000 square foot center allows the athletic training staff to work more efficiently and gives the student-athletes a much more comfortable facility.

Melissa Adams Assistant Athletic Trainer

Laurie Fincher Assistant Athletic Trainer

Gerald Mickler Assistant Athletic Trainer

Greg Mytyk Assistant Athletic Trainer

Jen Wallace Assistant Athletic Trainer


Academics

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ssociate Athletic Director for Student Ser- practice, travel and competition schedules. In addition, athletic advisors regularly vices Danez M. 2010-11 C-USA review the performance and class Marrable oversees a staff Commissioner’s attendance of all student-athletes of eight full-time adviHonor Roll to help them keep on pace toward sors, a learning specialist, graduation. reading and writing specialist and five assistants (Student-athletes achieving In addition, the Life Skills program in the Don M. & Marcumulative GPA of 3.0 or better) is run through this office. This sha Hoke Hire StudentBen Bullard NCAA program centers around Athlete Academic Centhe five commitments (academics, ter. Their mission is to Michael Busby athletics, personal development, provide the highest qualHarry Clark career development and communiity of academic support, Nick Crawford ty service) and was created to supcounseling and guidance Keith DePew port the student-athlete developto UAB student-athletes ment initiatives and enhance the by promoting academic Tyler Hamby quality of the student-athlete excellence, self-responsiDavid Hayes experience within the context of bility, personal and proWes Holley higher education. fessional growth. Sam Kelley Finally, the Student-Athlete Marrable and her staff act Andrew Manning Advisory Commitas a liaison between the Tyler Mims tee (SAAC) student-athlete, coaches is advised and UAB’s academic Ryan Nance through communities and ensures Ryan Prinzing the stuthat student-athletes Edwin Reyes d e n t comply with academic Tom Sawyer services rules established by the offices. university, the NCAA Ruben Tresgallo T h i s and Conference USA. Trey Vice group, The staff also coordiDanny Volk the ‘voice’ nates academic programs of the designed to assist the stuTrey Waltman studentdent-athletes in acquiring Ryan Woolley athletes, is a quality education as composed well as programs to proof representatives from mote personal and career development. each team. At UAB, this UAB’s Student Services program wants to make group works to promote certain that student-athletes succeed to their UAB athletics, organizes highest academic ability. Inherent in the pro- community service efforts, gram is the philosophy that student-athletes provides administration take responsibility for their own growth and with the voice of the studevelopment while receiving maximum support. dent-athletes and works to The academic unit’s goals are to prepare student- ensure student-athlete welfare athletes for viable careers, to assist them in secur- and success in the Birmingham community. ing degrees and to produce responsible citizens. The athletic advisors, in conjunction with specific major advisors, work with student-athletes on a regular basis on necessary requirements for their chosen degree. The advisors also help plan class schedules, keeping in mind academic standing,

Danez Marrable Associate Athletic Director for Student Services

Sidney Ball Academic Advisor

a generous donation from Don M. & Marsha Hoke Hire, UAB was able to completely renovate the academic center and provide first-class facilities to the Blazers’ student-athletes. Sitting in the middle of UAB’s athletic complexes, including Bartow Arena and the football practice facilities, the Hoke Hire Student-Athlete Academic Center serves as the home for overseeing the educational development and progress toward graduation for all student-athletes.

UAB’s commitment to academic excellence got a boost in the summer of 2008 with the completion of the Don M. & Marsha Hoke Hire Student-Athlete Academic Center. Under the direction of athletics director Brian Mackin, and with

Drew Barnette Academic Advisor

Mary Kathryn Borland Academic Advisor

Greg Green Coordinator of Football Academics

Christina Harris Academic Advisor


Don M. & Marsha Hoke Hire Student-Athlete Academic Center • Completed in the Summer of 2008 • Houses a director, a learning specialist, sevenfull-time advisors and five assistants • More than 50 tutors and mentors • Over 40 computers available for student use • Computer lab for general student use • Learning lab (L-R) Marsha and Don Hire, Mr. Charles J. Hoke and UAB Athletics Director Brian Mackin cut the ribbon on the new Academic Center in 2008.

• Laptops for student-athlete checkout • Mentor meeting room • Nine small group and one-on-one tutor rooms • Five large group study areas • Staff conference room • Tutor/mentor resource library

UAB 2011 graduate #6 Nick Crawford with his family and head coach #7 Brian Shoop on Senior Day at Young Memorial Field

Wayne Hamberger Learning Specialist

Charlie Hogan Academic Advisor

Sharon Johnson Academic Advisor

Josh Watson Academic Advisor

Peggy Weiss Learning Specialist


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AB’s Strength and Conditioning program, the Blazers’ staff and student-athletes can now boast of having one of the finest facilities around. The new center opened in January of 2008 and houses a 10,000 square-foot weight room that features more than 40,000 pounds of free weights. The strength and conditioning staff works closely with members of the Blazer baseball team to develop training programs and enhance each athlete’s performance. The strength and conditioning staff is

instrumental in the baseball team’s fitness level and prepartion for the season. The Blazers moved into their new strength and conditioning area in Bell Gymnasium, more than tripling the size of the area they had utilized previously in Bartow Arena. The bright and spacious weight room area includes state-of-the-art equipment for weight training, stretching and conditioning workouts. The strength and conditioning staff uses a variety of techniques to assist the Blazers in achieving maximum performance and poten-

tial. With a heavy emphasis on Olympic style weightlifting, the program concentrates on speed, power, and strength.

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he state-of-the-art, $25 million Campus Recreation Center has covered all the bases. It boasts 18,000 square feet of weight and fitness space outfitted with all-new equiptment and a one-eighth-mile oval running track that juts out of the building, curving toward University Boulevard and 15th Street South to provide panoramic views of the campus. And just to make sure no one gets bored, planners added a five-story, rock-climbing wall. The facility features four basketball courts, five racquetball courts, one of which converts to a squash court and a multi-purpose court that can be used for indoor soccer, volleyball, floor hockey or badminton. There are also four aerobic rooms and a swimming pool with four lap lanes and leisure and physical rehabilitation areas. The handicap-accessible pool has many special features. A continuous current in the “lazy river” carries swimmers around the outer edge of the pool in inner tubes – the ride ends under a waterfall – or individuals can walk against the flow as a part of a physical rehabilitation program. For more intense resistance training, center members can use the “vortex,” a circular area within the pool with forceful water jets.

One of the four aerobics rooms is dedicated to spinning; the others host Pilates, general aerobics, yoga, step, and kickboxing classes along with other specialty offerings. The facility also includes the Kids Zone, a supervised area – equipped with toys, books, and movies – where parents can drop off children while they work out. The center also has

a juice bar, wireless internet access, and an Outdoor Pursuits Center that rents camping gear and leads backpacking, rafting, and skiing trips to desitnations around the United States. The first floor houses a wellness center that coordinates with UAB groups to offer nutritional counseling, body-fat measurements, personal training, and general fitness assessments.

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BIRMINGHAM The Magic City

The statue of Vulcan — Roman God of Fire and Iron — is the symbol of the city of Birmingham.

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ith a population of more than 230,000 (more than one million in the metropolitan area), Birmingham has a strong, diverse, service-oriented economy and is recognized as a Southeast leader. Founded shortly after the Civil War, Birmingham rapidly became known as “The Magic City” because of its phenomenal

rate of industrial growth in its beginning. Its mountainous strata and forest surrounding the city are rich with ore deposits, and it was that natural wealth that quickly transformed young Birmingham into a bustling steel metropolis. Today, Birmingham continues to earn the distinction, “The Magic City,” but this tribute is due to the city’s economic competitiveness, technological advancements and quality of life — offerings which are sought after by professionals with an eye toward the future. Birmingham has been recognized as one of America’s “Most Livable Cities” by the U.S. Conference of Mayors — as recently as 1993. Birmingham’s strategic location and diverse economy position the city as one of tremendous opportunity and growth. Centrally located and the largest municipality in Alabama, the city is home to a number of renowned individuals who have made an impression on the nation and the world in music and entertainment, education, medicine and sports, to name a few. There is never a lack of cultural entertainment in “The Magic City”. Dozens of neighborhood and city-wide festivals, museums, parks, sports competitions and much more provide unlimited activity and amusement. Residents and visitors to Birmingham enjoy the city’s recreational and historical attractions such as the Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham Botanical Gardens,

Vulcan Park, Sloss Furnaces, Southern Museum of Flight and the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame. Sports enthusiasts will never be at a loss for activity at the heart of the “Football Capital of the South.” UAB plays all of its home football games at historic Legion Field, which also was the site of preliminary round soccer matches at the 1996 Summer Olympic Games. Professional athletic teams in the area include the Class-AA Birmingham Barons (baseball). Several annual fests are held in Birmingham. The biggest is City Stages, held each spring in the downtown City Center. City Stages attracts nearly a quarter of a million people for a three-day weekend of unlimited music. All of this and more makes Birmingham “The Magic City” to residents and visitors year-round.

The Birmingham Civil Rights Museum stands as a reminder of the past and a beacon of hope for the future.


2012 Baseball Media Guide