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KEITH BRICE #45
  • Righthanded Pitcher
  • 6-1 195 R/R Sr-2L
  • Miami, Fla./Westminster Christian
  • Major: Recreation Leisure Service Management

Brice returns to action in 2001 after an elbow injury sidelined him for the entire 2000 season. The Gators' closer before suffering his injury last year, Brice is expected to be 100 percent when the season begins in February.

2000: Redshirted and did not see any action due to a season ending injury...Underwent surgery on a torn ligament in his right elbow, commonly known as "Tommy John Surgery" on February 7.

1999: Made 25 appearances with nine starts...Posted a 7-3 record with one save and 3.99 ERA over 67.2 innings pitched...Ranked 10th in the SEC and second on the team in ERA...In nine starts, posted a 4-2 record, allowing 32 hits and 21 earned runs over 31.1 innings (6.03 ERA)...Saw action in 16 games out of the bullpen with a 3-1 record...Pitched 36.1 innings out of the bullpen, allowing seven runs on 29 hits (1.73 ERA)...Allowed four home runs...UF was 6-3 in his starts...Concluded season with a 2-to-1 strikeout to walk ratio...Earned win over Vanderbilt with 4.1 innings in relief, allowing two runs on six hits...Came out of the bullpen for 5.2 scoreless innings against Kentucky to earn the win...Threw complete game victory against Tennessee, allowing two runs on six hits...Came within one out of a shutout before two-run homer ended his bid...Earned win at LSU after allowing two earned runs on seven hits over 4.1 innings... Made first start against UNC-Greensboro, allowing two unearned runs on two hits over four innings to get the win...Earned save vs. Florida State...Struck out a season-high six batters over three innings in first outing of the season vs. Miami.

1998: Saw action in one game, pitching a scoreless inning with two walks against Saint Joseph's.

1997: Redshirted season but was a member of the postseason travel squad.

PREP: A 1996 graduate of Miami Westminster High School where he was coached by Rich Hoffman...Led Westminster Christian (36-0) to a first-place finish in Class 2A and a USA TODAY national championship with No. 1 ranking in the Super 25 High School Baseball Rankings...Named First team All-Dade County and second team all-state in 1996...Earned honorable mention Florida Baseball Player-of-the-Year honors...Finished 9-0 with a 1.09 ERA as a senior...During his high school career was a five-time letterwinner in two sports (baseball-2, football-3)....Selected honorable mention All-Dade County after his junior year...As a junior posted a 1.14 ERA without a decision...Hit .411 with 17 RBI and two home runs while playing at both first base and designated hitter...Recorded a .545 on?base percentage.


BRICE'S 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
1998 0.00 0-0 1 0 0 0/0 0 1.0 0 0-0 2 0 0 0 0 5 .000 0 0
1999 3.99 7-3 25 9 1 0/0 1 67.2 71 38-30 34 55 12 2 4 265 .268 10 7
2000 Did Not Pitch
Career 3.93 7-3 26 9 1 0/0 1 68.2 71 38-30 36 55 12 2 4 270 .134 10 7
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
1998 Did Not Pitch
1999 5.30 4-2 11 5 1 0/0 0 37.1 52 26-22 20 24 7 1 4 158 .329 3 5
2000 Did Not Pitch
Career 5.30 4-2 11 5 1 0/0 0 37.1 52 26-22 20 24 7 1 4 158 .329 3 5
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 Did Not Pitch
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 Did Not Pitch
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 16.17 0-1 1 1 0 0/0 0 1.2 6 4-3 1 2 0 0 0 11 .545 0 1
Auburn Did Not Pitch vs. Auburn
Florida St. 0.00 0-0 2 0 0 0/0 1 4.2 3 0-0 3 9 0 0 0 16 .188 2 0
Georgia 23.18 0-1 1 1 0 0/0 0 2.1 8 6-6 1 1 1 0 2 14 .571 0 0
Kentucky 0.00 1-0 1 0 0 0/0 0 5.2 6 0-0 2 1 0 0 0 21 .286 0 0
LSU 4.16 1-0 1 1 0 0/0 0 4.1 7 4-2 3 3 0 0 0 19 .368 1 2
Miami 2.45 1-1 3 0 0 0/0 0 3.2 3 3-1 1 6 1 0 0 14 .214 3 0
Mississippi 13.48 0-0 2 1 0 0/0 0 2.2 5 5-4 5 4 2 0 0 14 .357 2 0
MississippiSt. 18.00 0-0 1 0 0 0/0 0 1.0 2 2-2 1 2 1 0 0 5 .400 0 0
SoCarolina 1.42 0-0 2 0 0 0/0 0 6.1 6 1-1 5 4 0 0 0 23 .261 0 0
Tennessee 2.00 1-0 1 1 1 0/0 0 9.0 6 2-2 1 4 1 0 1 32 .188 0 2
Vanderbilt 4.16 1-0 1 0 0 0/0 0 4.1 6 2-2 2 7 3 0 0 27 .333 0 0
BRICE'S CAREER HIGHS
Innings Pitched (start): 9.0 vs. Tennessee, 3/19/99
Strikeouts (start): 5 vs. Central Michigan, 3/6/99
Innings Pitched (relief): 3.0 vs. Miami, 2/6/99
Strikeouts (relief): 6 vs. Miami, 2/6/99.
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