12 - Mike Ahmed
Mike Ahmed
Height: 6-2
Weight: 195
Year: Jr.
Hometown: East Longmeadow, Mass.
High School: East Longmeadow
Position: INF/RHP

2012: Named first team All-Patriot League … Started in a Holy Cross record 55 games, mostly at third base … Also made 13 appearances on the mound … Batted .295 with 61 hits … Led the team with 39 runs scored, 13 doubles and seven home runs … Drove in 26 runs on the year … Had a 3.24 earned run average in 16-2/3 innings pitched … Posted a 2-1 record on the mound, earning his first collegiate win over Texas A&M (2/25) … Had two saves, including the first of career against Albany (3/18) … Struck out 17 batters … Had 14 multi-hit games at the plate … Went 4-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI against Navy (4/15) … Was 4-for-4 at the plate with three runs scored against Brown (4/18) … Had a .396 on-base percentage and a .488 slugging percentage … His 207 at-bats were the second-most every by a Holy Cross player in a single season … Stole seven bases on 11 attempts … Led the team with 31 walks and 101 total bases.

2011: Made six appearances as a relief pitcher … Pitched a total of 8-2/3 innings … Struck out 13 batters … Saw first collegiate action from the mound against North Carolina-Wilmington (3/7) … Pitched a season-high 2-1/3 innings at Gardner-Webb (3/8) … Struck out a season-high five batters against Columbia (3/26) … Allowed 10 runs (nine earned) on 18 hits … Finished with a batting average of .265 in 98 at-bats ... Tallied 26 hits and 10 RBIs ... Scored 21 runs ... Recorded eight multi-hit games ... Scored three runs in a  2-for-4 performance against Albany ((3/18) ... Went 3-for-5 with three runs scored at Lafayette (4/19) ... Made 11 errors in 81 chances.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played three years of varsity baseball as a pitcher and shortstop for head coach Kevin Magee at East Longmeadow H.S. ... Captained team as a senior … Batted .427 as a senior, while totaling 32 hits, 38 runs and 14 RBIs in 75 at bats … Also registered a 7-0 record as a pitcher with a 2.14 ERA and 54 strikeouts his senior year …  Team was crowned 2007 Western Mass. champions … Western Mass. runners-up (2009 and 2010) … Team won Valley Wheel League Championship four times in a row (2007-2010) … Two-time first team All-Western Mass. (2009, 2010) … 2010 Western Mass. Co-Player of the Year … 2010 pre-season Super 7 selection … Played in the MBCA Senior All-Star game … Played in Massachusetts vs. Rhode Island All-Star game … Also played two years of varsity basketball … Named second team All-Western Mass. (2010) … 2010 team recorded a school single-season record of 19 wins … Graduated sixth in his class.

PERSONAL: Son of Mark and Janice Ahmed … Has two brothers (Nick and Alex) … Brother, Nick, was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in 2011 … Majoring in Economics.

Ahmed's Career Statistics

Year GP-S AB R H AVG. 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
2011 34-32 98 21 26 .265 6 3 1 10 10 30 0
2012 55-55 207 39 61 .295 13 3 7 26 31 32 7
TOTAL 89-87 305 60 87 .285 19 6 8 36 41 62 7

 

Year APP-S W-L SV ERA IP H R ER BB SO HBP
2011 6-0 0-0 0 9.35 8.2 18 10 9 3 13 0
2012 13-0 2-1 2 3.24 16.2 11 6 6 12 17 0
TOTAL 19-0 2-1 2 5.33 25.1 29 16 15 15 30 0