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Brendan King
Player Profile:
Brendan King 2288676
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Brookline, Mass.
High School: Rivers

Career Honors:
2016 First Team All-Patriot League
2016 Patriot League Pitcher of the Week (5/2, 2/22)
2015 First Team All-Patriot League
2015 Patriot League All-Tournament Team

2016 (Junior):

  • Named first team All-Patriot League
  • Named Patriot League Pitcher of the Week (5/2, 2/22)
  • Held an ERA of 2.84 on the season in 82.1 innings pitched with 13 starts
  • Led the Crusaders with 74 strikeouts and posted a team-leading seven wins on the year
  • Threw three complete games on the year
  • Held opponents to an overall batting average of .226
  • Earned his first win of the season against Long Beach State (2/21)
  • Threw a season-high 12 strikeouts against South Florida (3/12)
  • Earned a win over Lehigh in the Patriot League Semifinals (5/14), throwing nine strikeouts while allowing just three runs through eight innings
  • Pitched nine innings against Navy in game one of the Patriot League Championship (5/22), throwing five strikeouts while allowing only one earned run

2015 (Sophomore):

  • Named first team All-Patriot League and to the Patriot League All-Tournament Team
  • Made 13 appearances on the year with seven starts
  • Allowed 14 earned runs in 58.1 innings pitched for a 2.16 earned run average
  • Went 3-1 on the mound with 29 strikeouts
  • Led the team in earned run average and opposing batting average (.221)
  • Ranked third in the Patriot League in earned run average and fifth in opposing batting average
  • Stood 50th in the nation in walks/hits per inning pitched (1.01) and 52nd in earned run average
  • Combined to strike out four batters in two appearances (2.1 IP) at #23 Texas A&M
  • Earned first career start at Western Carolina (3/6)
  • Picked up first collegiate win with seven shutout innings and four strikeouts at Lafayette (3/29)
  • Pitched a complete game with four punchouts against Navy (4/5)
  • Recorded a career-high five strikeouts in 8.2 innings of work versus Lehigh (4/12)
  • Notched third victory of the season with seven shutout frames at Army (4/19).

2014 (Freshman):

  • Appeared in 11 games out of the bullpen
  • Allowed eight earned runs in 7.1 innings pitched for a 9.82 earned run average
  • Recorded five strikeouts
  • Appeared in first game at #7 Mississippi State (2/21)
  • Tossed a perfect inning of relief at Charleston Southern (3/1)
  • Pitched a perfect frame versus Marist (4/2)
  • Tossed 1.1 perfect innings at Navy (4/5)
  • Recorded a season-best two strikeouts versus Central Connecticut (4/8)
  • Had one at-bat at Navy (4/5).

High School:

  • Spent one postgraduate year at the Avon Old Farms School, playing under head coach Rob Dowling
  • Helped lead Avon Old Farms to the 2013 Founders and Colonial League championship
  • Previously played four seasons of varsity baseball at the Rivers School under head coach Darren Sullivan
  • Team captain in 2012
  • Played three years of varsity football under head coach Rich Fisher, helping team to the 2010 ISL championship
  • Member of the North East Baseball club baseball team under coach Scott Patterson.


Personal:

  • Son of David and Madelyn King
  • Father played tennis at the University of New Hampshire (Class of 1978)
  • Has one sister (Stephanie)
  • Majoring in Mathematics.
Year avg gp-gs ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb so sb-att
2014 .000 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0-0
TOTAL .000 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0-0

 

Year era w-l app gs cg sho sv ip h r er bb so
2014 9.82 0-0 11 0 0 0/0 0 7.1 13 8 8 3 5
2015 2.16 3-1 13 7 1 0/2 0 58.1 47 20 14 12 29
2016 2.84 7-2 13 13 3 1/1 0 82.1 69 33 26 18 74
TOTAL 2.92 10-3 37 20 4 1/3 0 148.0 129 61 48 33 108
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