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38 DAVID HURST
  • LHP
  • 6-1 205
  • L/L Junior SQ
  • Jacksonville, Fla.
  • Mandarin High School/Florida C.C.-Jacksonville
  • Major: History

AS A JUNIOR (2006): Ranked third on the Gators with 27 appearances and was 1-1 with a 3.35 earned run average…Tallied 30 strikeouts in 40.1 innings, with 11 walks…Limited opposing hitters to a .178 (8-for-45) clip with two outs…Did not permit a run in 15 of his 26 relief stints…Participated in 16 of his squad's 30 SEC contests...Induced a fly ball by Alabama's Brandon Belcher with two runners aboard and one down in the ninth inning on May 12 that was snared by center fielder Chris Woods…Darren O'Day would nail down the final out to preserve the Gators' 4-3 triumph over the eighth-ranked Crimson Tide…Held Auburn scoreless over a career-high 5.1 innings but UF wound up on the wrong side of 5-4 margin…Drew the starting assignment in the finale against Vanderbilt on April 2 and suffered the defeat after allowing five hits and four runs (two earned) over 2.1 innings…Notched first win as a Gator with a scoreless frame in the 17-6 conquest of Harvard…Fanned two batters and closed the 20-4 triumph over Cincinnati in his Florida debut on Feb. 12.

(2005): Was redshirted in his first season on the Florida campus.

AT FLORIDA C.C.-JACKSONVILLE (2003-04): Two-year pitcher for the Stars under the direction of head coach Chris Blaquiere…Made 14 appearances, including nine starts, in 2004…Was 3-4 and registered a 4.37 earned run average in 57.2 innings…Also picked up one save…Notched 45 strikeouts and issued 32 walks…Limited opponents to a .236 batting average…FCCJ was 26-20 overall and placed fourth in the Mid-Florida Conference with an 11-14 record…Selected by the Colorado Rockies with the 1,187th pick in the 40th round of the 2003 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft…Turned in a 3-4 ledger in '03 and fired two complete games…Sported a 4.85 ERA in 52 innings.

SUMMER: Joined Gator teammates Bryson Barber and Bo Smith on the Rochester (Minn.) Honkers of the Northwoods League in the summer of 2005…Was a perfect 4-0 with a 3.07 ERA in 11 appearances, including seven starts…Struck out 30 batters in 44 innings and issued 14 walks.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for head coach Joe Hicks at Mandarin High School and earned three varsity letters…The Mustangs were 37-19 during his tenure…Was selected to the district/county all-star team in 2002…Struck out a school-record 17 batters in one game, a contest that lasted seven innings…Tossed a no-hitter in his first varsity outing.


HURST'S CAREER HIGHS
Innings (Starter): 2.1 vs. Vanderbilt (4/2/06)
Innings (Reliever): 5.1 vs. Auburn (4/23/06)
Strikeouts: 3 (three times)
Hits Allowed: 5 vs. Vanderbilt (4/2/06) & South Carolina (3/26/06)
Runs: 4 vs. Vanderbilt (4/2/06)
Earned Runs: 3 vs. South Carolina (3/26/06)
Walks: 2 vs. Arkansas (3/19/06)

HURST'S CAREER STATISTICS
Overall Season Statistics
YEAR ERA W L APP GS CG SHO CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO
2006 3.35 1 1 27 1 0 0 0 0 40.1 45 18 15 11 30
CAREER 3.35 1 1 27 1 0 0 0 0 40.1 45 18 15 11 30
SEC Regular-Season Statistics
YEAR ERA W L APP GS CG SHO CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO
2006 4.10 0 1 16 1 0 0 0 0 26.1 29 15 12 9 17
CAREER 4.10 0 1 16 1 0 0 0 0 26.1 29 15 12 9 17
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