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Ben White
Player Profile:
Ben White 2288679
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 215
Year: Senior
Hometown: Holden, Mass.
High School: St. John's

• A member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

Career Honors:
2016 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
2015 Second Team All-Patriot League
2015 Patriot League Pitcher of the Week (3/30)
2014 Patriot League Rookie of the Week (03/04; 04/01)
2014 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2016 (Junior):

  • Missed the majority of the season due to injury
  • Made three starts on the year, pitching 15.0 innings
  • Allowed one earned run through 5.1 innings pitched while throwing four strikeouts against Long Beach State (2/20)
  • Pitched 6.0 innings while allowing one earned run and throwing seven strikeouts against William & Mary (2/27)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2015 (Sophomore):

  • Named second team All-Patriot League
  • Made 11 starts on the season
  • Allowed 26 earned runs in 61.1 innings pitched for a 3.82 earned run average
  • Went 4-5 on the mound and recorded 55 strikeouts
  • Led the team in strikeouts and stood second in earned run average
  • Ranked eighth in the Patriot League in strikeouts
  • Named the Patriot League Pitcher of the Week (3/30)
  • Tossed seven innings and allowed two earned runs with nine strikeouts for first career victory at Western Carolina (3/7)
  • Pitched a complete-game shutout with three hits, two walks and 11 strikeouts at Lafayette (3/28)
  • Threw eight shutout innings and recorded seven punchouts for third win of the season against Navy (4/4)
  • Allowed one earned run in eight frames for fourth victory of campaign at Army (4/18). 

2014 (Freshman):

  • Appeared in 11 games with nine starts on the mound
  • Allowed 18 earned runs in 51.0 innings pitched for a 3.18 earned run average
  • Posted a 0-5 record with a team-best 42 strikeouts
  • Recorded the fifth best earned run average in the Patriot League and the eighth-best opposing batting average in the conference at .225
  • Saw first collegiate action out of the bullpen at #7 Mississippi State (2/21)
  • Tossed 6.1 shutout innings with two strikeouts in first career start at Charleston Southern (3/1)
  • Named the Patriot League Rookie of the Week (3/4)
  • Allowed one earned run on three hits with a career-best 10 punchouts versus Lafayette (3/29)
  • Named the Patriot League Rookie of the Week (4/1)
  • Pitched six innings and allowed two earned runs with six strikeouts at Bucknell (4/26)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

High School:

  • Played three seasons of varsity baseball at St. John’s High School under head coach Charlie Eppinger
  • Captained the team as a senior in 2013
  • Selected as a Catholic Conference All-Star
  • Named to the 2013 Worcester Telegram & Gazette Super Team
  • Chosen as the Greg Montalbano Classic MVP in 2012
  • Posted a 2.11 career ERA with 108 strikeouts in 95 innings pitched
  • Received the District E Athletic Directors’ Award in 2013 and the P.J. Collins Award 2010
  • Member of National Honor Society.

Personal:

  • Son of Bob and Trefa White
  • Father played football at the University of Rhode Island (Class of 1986) and was inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame in 2011
  • Has two brothers (Tucker and Josh) and two sisters (Hannah and Mackenzie)
  • Sister, Hannah, ran track at UMass Amherst (Class of 2015)
  • Majoring in Psychology.
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2014 3.18 0-5 11 9 1 0/0 0 51.0 43 27 18 20 42
2015 3.82 4-5 11 11 1 1/0 0 61.1 59 35 26 23 55
TOTAL 3.53 4-10 22 20 2 1/0 0 112.1 102 62 44 43 97
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