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34 MATT FUCHS
  • RHP
  • 6-2 · 205
  • R/R
  • Sophomore · 1L
  • Lakeland, Fla. · George Jenkins High School
  • Major: Psychology

AS A SOPHOMORE (2005): Did not see any action for the Gators.

AS A FRESHMAN (2004): Made nine appearances, including four starts…Went 0-1 with a 8.04 earned run average in 15.2 innings…Recorded at least one strikeout in seven appearances…Totaled 12 K and issued nine walks…Saw time in one SEC contest, working 1.1 innings against Mississippi State on April 16…Allowed the Bulldogs a pair of hits and a run…Notched a career-high four punchouts at Florida State on April 21…Drew the start against Army and threw one scoreless frame on St. Patrick's Day…Gave up five hits and four runs (two earned) in two innings at Stetson on March 3…Collegiate starting debut came in Coral Gables against Miami (Fla.) on Feb. 15…Suffered the defeat after being charged with three runs on three hits in a pair of innings…Struck out three Hurricanes and gave up three base on balls…Tossed one shutout inning during the Gators' season-opening triumph over Gardner-Webb on Feb. 7.

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterwinner for head coach Tom Patton at George Jenkins High School…During his final season, Fuchs was an honorable mention all-state pick in Class 4A as selected by the Florida Sports Writers Association…The Eagles advanced to the semifinals of the district tournament in 2003…Named First-Team All-County by The Lakeland Ledger as both a sophomore and senior…Turned in a 6-3 ledger with a 1.94 ERA in 54 innings of work as a senior…Struck out 80 batters on the campaign and also picked up a save in his club's regional triumph over Lake Wales…Threw six scoreless innings, allowed one hit and registered 10 strikeouts against Kathleen High School…Participated in the East-West All-Star Game and helped the West squad to a 6-5 victory…Ranked as the 69th-best high school prospect in the nation by Team One Baseball following his junior season…As a sophomore, he went 7-4 with 108 strikeouts and posted a 1.71 ERA in 61 innings…Tabbed first-team All-Polk County and led the county in strikeouts that year.


FUCHS' CAREER HIGHS
Innings (Starter): 4.0 vs. Miami (Ohio) (2/22/04)
Innings (Reliever): 3.1 vs. Florida State (4/21/04)
Strikeouts: 4 vs. Florida State (4/21/04)
Hits Allowed: 7 vs. Miami (Ohio) (2/22/04)
Runs: 4 (three times)
Earned Runs: 4 vs. Florida State (4/21/04) & Miami (Ohio) (2/22/04)
Walks: 3 vs. Miami (Fla.) (2/15/04)

FUCHS' CAREER STATISTICS
Overall Season Statistics
YEAR ERA W L APP GS CG SHO CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO
2004 8.04 0 1 9 4 0 0 1 0 15.2 26 17 14 9 12
CAREER 8.04 0 1 9 4 0 0 1 0 15.2 26 17 14 9 12
SEC Regular-Season Statistics
YEAR ERA W L APP GS CG SHO CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO
2004 6.75 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.1 2 1 1 0 0
CAREER 6.75 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.1 2 1 1 0 0
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