16 Michael Carpenter
|MICHAEL CARPENTER - CAREER STATISTICS|
|Year||ERA||W-L ||APP. ||GS ||CG ||SHO ||SV ||IP ||H ||R ||ER ||BB ||SO ||OPP AVG. ||WP ||HBP|
|6.38||2-0||8||0||0||0/0||0||18.1||23||14||13||9 ||11 ||.303 ||1||3|
WHILE WITH THE RAMS
- Held opponents scoreless in his first four appearances of the season (Temple, UNCW, St. Bonaventure and Maryland). In those outings Carpenter totaled 5.1 innings, gave up six hits and struckout three.
- Posted his first win of the season in relief on the road against UNCW on March 9.
- Made eight appearances, all in relief, for VCU in his freshman campaign.
- Finished the season with a 2-0 record, throwing 18.1 innings, with 11 strikeouts.
- Made his collegiate debut against No. 1 North Carolina on March 26 allowing a run on three hits and striking out two.
- Pitched a career-high four innings against VMI on April 17, allowing one run on four hits and fanning two.
- Picked up his first career victory against Atlantic 10 foe Saint Louis on May 5, throwing three innings and allowing a run on four hits.
- Also earned a victory against Maryland on May 8, going 0.2 innings allowing three runs on three hits.
PRIOR TO VCU
- Played four years of baseball at nearby Cosby High School in Chesterfield
- Helped lead the Titans to four District Championships and one Regional Championship over his four year career
- Named First Team All-District as a senior, after receiving Second Team honors as junior
- Was a member of the All-Academic team as junior and senior
- Played club baseball for RBA West (under VCU Baseball alums Chris Gerrity and Donnie Phillips) and also American Legion Baseball for South Richmond Post 137
- Son of Mike and Lisa Carpenter
- Born on Jan. 5, 1994
- Studying Criminal Justice at VCU
- Has two sisters, Valerie (13) and Erica (9)