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George Capen
Player Profile:
George Capen 2288666
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Gainesville, Va.
High School: Paul VI Catholic

2016 (Junior):

  • Named GoHolyCross.com Crusader of the Week (4/25)
  • Pitched 54.1 innings in 26 appearances with two starts
  • Held a record of 3-4 while posting an ERA of 3.15 and earning two saves
  • Threw a total of 38 strikeouts on the year
  • Earned wins over Lehigh (4/11) and Bucknell (4/23, 4/24)
  • Pitched a season-high five strikeouts against Army West Point (4/17)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2015 (Sophomore):

  • Appeared in 20 games out of the bullpen
  • Allowed 13 earned runs in 29.0 innings pitched for a 4.03 earned run averag
  • Posted a 2-0 record with 22 strikeouts
  • Ranked fourth in the Patriot League in pitching appearances
  • Picked up first win of the season in 3.1 innings of work at Richmond (2/21)
  • Recorded three strikeouts in 2.1 innings pitched at Presbyterian (3/2)
  • Earned first career pitching start and tossed a career-high 3.2 innings with three strikeouts at Gardner-Webb (3/4)
  • Did not allow an earned run in seven straight appearances (3/15 – 4/11)
  • Tied a career-high with four punchouts against Yale (4/7)
  • Picked up second win of the season against Massachusetts (4/28).

2014 (Freshman):

  • Led the team with 25 appearances on the mound, all in relief
  • Allowed 19 earned runs in 36.2 innings pitched for a 4.66 earned run average
  • Posted a 2-0 record with 27 strikeouts
  • Ranked first in the Patriot League with 25 pitching appearances, which is tied for third in Holy Cross history
  • Made first collegiate appearance at #7 Mississippi State (2/21)
  • Tossed 1.2 perfect innings at St. John’s (3/15) and 1.1 perfect frames at Yale (3/22)
  • Had back-to-back perfect relief outings versus Hartford (4/1) and Marist (4/2)
  • Pitched a season-high 2.2 innings at Navy (4/5)
  • Also recorded 2.2 frames of work versus Army (4/19)
  • Recorded a season-best four strikeouts in 2.1 innings at Bucknell (4/27).

High School:

  • Played two seasons of varsity baseball at Paul VI Catholic High School under head coach Jeff Nolan
  • Earned the Scholar Athlete Award in 2012 and 2013
  • Team won the WCAC championship and the VISAA state championship in 2012
  • Member of the Centreville Aces club baseball team under coach Bill Moore
  • Four-year class president and member of the student government executive board
  • Received the Bishop Welsh Leadership Award in 2013
  • Member of National Honor Society.

Personal:

  • Son of George and Laurie Capen
  • Father was a member of Navy’s tennis team (Class of 1989)
  • Mother was a member of Navy’s track and cross country teams (Class of 1989)
  • Has one brother (David) and one sister (Sarah)
  • Majoring in Mathematics.
Year era w-l app gs cg sho sv ip h r er bb so
2014 4.66 2-0 25 0 0 0/1 0 36.2 44 20 19 5 27
2015 4.03 2-0 20 1 0 0/1 0 29.0 31 23 13 11 22
2016 3.15 3-4 26 2 0 0/2 2 54.1 56 21 19 11 38
TOTAL 3.83 7-4 71 3 0 0/4 2 120.0 131 64 51 27 87
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