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EDDIE ROJAS #22
  • Lefthanded Pitcher
  • 5-8 158 B/L Sr-1L
  • Brooklyn, NY./Valencia C.C./Fort Hamilton
  • Major: History

Rojas made an immediate impact in the Gator bullpen last season as he finished with a 6-0 record and 4.57 ERA. A lefthanded reliever who did not play baseball for two years prior to arriving at Florida last year, could make even more of an impact in his senior campaign.

2000: Made 23 appearances with six starts, posting 6-0 record with a 4.57 ERA...Posted a 2-0 record with a 4.88 ERA in 12 appearances in SEC play...Made two of his six starts in post-season play...Held opponents to a team-best .256 batting average...23 appearances ranked fourth on squad...Picked up win vs. No. 1 ranked South Carolina in SEC Tournament, fanning five in five innings of work...Picked up two wins against Jacksonville and Tennessee to earn SEC Pitcher of the Week for the week of (4/17-22)...Pitched career high 6.2 innings in relief while striking out a career high six to pick up the win against Tennessee (4/22)...Pitched three shutout innings against Stetson (4/12) giving up only two hits in three innings...Pitched four scoreless innings against Kentucky (4/8) while matching a career high with five strikeouts...Claimed win against Bethune-Cookman (4/4) in first career start, allowing just one run on three hits over five innings...Earned first career win at Arkansas (3/26) with 3.1 scoreless innings in relief without allowing a hit...Gave up only one run in three innings pitched while striking out four against South Carolina (3/18)...Allowed five runs on five hits in 2.1 innings against Ole Miss (3/11)...Held Louisville (3/8) scoreless out of the bullpen for 6.1 innings before allowing three runs without recording an out in the ninth...Made first appearance against UNCG, pitching two innings...Contributor on no-hit bid that lasted first 1.2 innings of his outing into the eighth inning, ending with two outs in the stanza.

SUMMER BASEBALL: Played 2000 summer with the Harrisonburg Turks of the Valley League...Went 2-1 with a 1.98 ERA and struck out 29 batters in 27.1 innings pitched.

1997 AT CENTRAL FLORIDA: Played one season at Central Florida...Made nine appearances, posting a 0-0 record and 10.66 ERA...Made collegiate debut against Rollins College, allowing two runs on two hits over one inning.

PREP: A 1996 graduate of Ft. Hamilton High School in Brooklyn, N.Y. where he was coached by Pete Devlin...Four-year letter winner in baseball...First Team All-City as selected by the New York Daily News and Newsday (1994, '95, '96)...Ft. Hamilton Athlete of the Year...Two-time varsity squad MVP (1994 and '96)...Hit .490 with five HR...Posted an 11-1 record with 149 strikeouts and a 1.12 ERA...Pitched 25 consecutive no-hit innings during junior year, pitching three consecutive no-hitters...Recorded a New York City best .650 batting average as a sophomore (1994)...Three-year basketball letterwinner.


ROJAS' CAREER STATISTICS
Overall Season Statistics
Year ERA W-L APP GS CG ShO SV IP H R-ER BB SO 2B 3B HR AB AVG WP HB
2000 4.57 6-0 23 6 0 0/1 1 69.0 69 40-35 28 57 11 0 6 270 .256 4 3
Career 4.57 6-0 23 6 0 0/1 1 69.0 69 40-35 28 57 11 0 6 270 .256 4 3
SEC Regular Season Statistics
Year ERA W-L APP GS CG ShO SV IP H R-ER BB SO 2B 3B HR AB AVG WP HB
2000 4.88 2-0 12 0 0 0/1 1 27.2 27 17-15 8 20 2 0 4 103 .262 3 2
Career 4.88 2-0 12 0 0 0/1 1 27.2 27 17-15 8 20 2 0 4 103 .262 3 2
SEC Tournament Statistics
Year ERA W-L APP GS CG ShO SV IP H R-ER BB SO 2B 3B HR AB AVG WP HB
2000 6.43 1-0 2 1 0 0/0 0 7.0 9 5-5 7 6 2 0 1 30 .300 0 0
Career 6.43 1-0 2 1 0 0/0 0 7.0 9 5-5 7 6 2 0 1 30 .300 0 0
NCAA Postseason Statistics
Year ERA W-L APP GS CG ShO SV IP H R-ER BB SO 2B 3B HR AB AVG WP HB
2000 7.71 0-0 1 1 0 0/0 0 4.2 7 6-4 1 3 2 0 0 21 .333 0 0
Career 7.71 0-0 1 1 0 0/0 0 4.2 7 6-4 1 3 2 0 0 21 .333 0 0
Career vs. Opponents
Year ERA W-L APP GS CG ShO SV IP H R-ER BB SO 2B 3B HR AB AVG WP HB
Alabama Did Not Pitch vs. Alabama
Arkansas 5.40 1-0 2 0 0 0/0 0 3.1 2 2-2 1 1 0 0 0 12 .167 0 0
Auburn 3.85 0-0 2 0 0 0/0 0 4.2 7 4-2 2 3 0 0 1 17 .412 0 1
Florida St. Did Not Pitch vs. Florida State
Georgia 3.00 0-0 1 0 0 0/0 0 3.0 2 1-1 0 0 1 0 1 12 .167 0 0
Kentucky 0.00 0-0 2 0 0 0/1 1 4.1 2 0-0 0 5 1 0 0 16 .125 0 0
LSU 16.17 0-0 2 0 0 0/0 0 1.2 3 3-3 0 1 0 0 1 8 .375 0 0
Miami Did Not Pitch vs. Miami
Mississippi 19.31 0-0 1 0 0 0/0 0 2.1 5 5-5 2 1 0 0 1 11 .455 0 0
MississippiSt. 13.43 0-0 1 0 0 0/0 0 0.2 1 1-1 1 0 0 0 0 3 .333 1 0
SoCarolina 5.62 1-0 2 1 0 0/0 0 8.0 11 5-5 7 9 2 0 1 33 .333 1 0
Tennessee 1.35 1-0 1 0 0 0/0 0 6.2 3 1-1 2 6 0 0 0 21 .143 1 1
Vanderbilt Did Not Pitch vs. Vanderbilt
ROJAS' CAREER HIGHS
Innings Pitched (start): 5.1 vs. South Florida, 5/9/00
Strikeouts (start): 6 vs. South Florida, 5/9/00
Innings Pitched (relief): 6.2 at Tennessee, 4/22/00
Strikeouts (relief): 6 vs. Tennessee, 4/22/00
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