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Hudson Randall

RHP

Height
6' 3"
CLASS
Jr.
Hometown
Atlanta, Ga.
Weight
180 lbs.
Experience
2L
School
Dunwoody

Major: Sport Management

 

CAREER: Completed his Gator tenure with a record of 28-10 (.737) and his victory total is currently tied for second in school history with Rob Bonanno (1991-94) behind Marc Valdes (31, 1991-93)...The righty’s career ERA of 2.62 is the third-lowest by a Florida pitcher since aluminum bats were introduced in 1974 and his total of 52 starts trails only Bryan Ball (2003-06) and Valdes, who had 55 apiece… Randall rates fourth in school history with 315.2 innings pitched and he holds the Gators’ standard of fewest walks issued per nine innings (1.254)…Finished with 204 strikeouts, permitted 44 walks and limited opponents to a .244 average…Is Florida’s all-time NCAA Tournament leader in innings pitched (58.2), strikeouts (50), games started (10) and wins (5)…In 2012, Randall went 2-1 with a 0.66 ERA during three NCAA starts in helping the Orange and Blue advance to the College World Series for the third-consecutive campaign…Second-team All-South Region selection in 2011 & 2012…As a sophomore, Randall was chosen as an Honorable Mention All-American by College Baseball Insider and was a quarterfinalist for the Pitcher of the Year Award, earning second-team All-South Region and second-team All-SEC recognition…Named to the Baseball America, Louisville Slugger, NCBWA and Yahoo! Sports Freshman All-American teams in 2010 and was a member of the SEC’s All-Freshman squad and the league’s Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

 

AS A JUNIOR (2012): Taken in the seventh round of the Major League Baseball Draft by the Detroit Tigers with the 244th pick…Earned second-team All-South Region accolades for the second year in a row from the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings after going 9-3 with a 2.59 ERA in 16 starts…Over a team-high 94 innings, the righty totaled 62 strikeouts and permitted just 10 walks…Twirled a three-hit shutout to defeat Auburn and notched wins over Georgia Tech in the NCAA Gainesville Regional and NC State in the NCAA Gainesville Super Regional…Surrendered two runs or less in 12 of his 16 outings and was 5-1 with a 2.52 ERA in SEC action…Had 34 strikeouts and issued just six walks in a team-high 50 innings versus league foes…Started the Gators’ second game at the NCAA College World Series against Kent State but was taken out after the first inning due to issues with the heat…Threw seven shutout innings to power Florida past No. 11 NC State in the opener of the Gainesville Super Regional…Limited No. 24 Georgia Tech to one run over 5.2 innings and had five strikeouts to take the winner’s bracket contest of the Gainesville Regional…Fired his third career complete game to claim the series opener at Auburn with his second solo shutout…Out-dueled All-American Chris Stratton in the first meeting with Mississippi State, holding the Bulldogs to one run over seven frames…Came through with an important victory at No. 3 Kentucky (6.2 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 4 K)…Picked up the series-opening win against Arkansas with six innings of two-run ball…Registered a career-high 11 strikeouts over 5.2 innings at No. 6 South Carolina and held the Gamecocks to two runs but was not involved in the decision…Collected the win in the SEC opener over Vanderbilt by permitting two runs over 6.2 innings, with six strikeouts…Worked 7.1 innings and had six punch-outs to earn the decision over Florida Gulf Coast…Downed No. 8 Miami (Fla.) in the first game in Coral Gables…Notched first win of the campaign with a 6.1-inning stint versus William & Mary in which he had four K…Earned the starting nod on opening night and went 5.2 innings against No. 16 Cal State Fullerton (5.2 IP, 5 H, 3 R).

 

AS A SOPHOMORE (2011): Chosen as an Honorable Mention All-American by College Baseball Insider…Was a quarterfinalist for the Pitcher of the Year Award…Earned second-team All-South Region and second-team All-SEC recognition…Turned in an 11-3 record and ranked fifth in the SEC with a 2.17 earned run average…Tied Karsten Whitson for the team lead with 19 starts, the most by a Gator pitcher since 2005…Had 73 strikeouts and 13 walks in a team-high 124.1 innings and held opponents to a .227 batting average…Started four of Florida’s school-record 11 shutouts…Over 10 SEC starts, the righty was 6-3 with a 3.00 ERA and tossed complete games against South Carolina and Tennessee…Was 3-0 with a 1.49 ERA in five postseason starts, including 2-0 with a 1.91 ERA in four NCAA Tournament games in which he had 24 strikeouts and issued five walks…Is the Gators’ all-time NCAA Tournament leader in innings pitched (45.0, tied with Tommy Boss) and strikeouts (40)…Held South Carolina scoreless for 7.2 innings in game one of the CWS Championship Finals but was not involved in the decision…Gave up three hits, registered six strikeouts and departed in the eighth inning after surrendering a game-tying RBI single to Scott Wingo…Captured the Gators’ opener in Omaha against No. 5 Texas by working 6.2 innings and allowing one earned run…Limited Mississippi State to one run over eight innings in game one of the Gainesville Super Regional and tallied a season-high eight strikeouts…Tossed six innings (6 H, 3 R, 5 K, 2 BB) in the winner’s bracket game of the Gainesville Regional against Miami (Fla.) as UF notched a walk-off victory on a single by Nolan Fontana…Threw eight innings of shutout ball in Hoover versus Alabama and was later named to the SEC All-Tournament Team…Was on the short end of the series opener at Arkansas despite a seven-inning stint (6 H, 4 R, 5 K, 0 BB)…Posted back-to-back wins over Alabama (6.1 IP, 0 R) and Georgia (6.1 IP, 3 R)…Suffered first loss of the campaign in game one at Mississippi State and saw stretches of 30.1 innings without allowing an earned run and 16.2 scoreless innings come to an end…Was chosen as the SEC Pitcher of the Week for the second time in three weeks on April 4 after tossing a four-hit shutout on 74 pitches in the series opener against Tennessee…Was the first hurler from UF to earn the accolade twice in a season since Johnny Wiggs was recognized three times in 1988 (March 22, April 25, May 9)…Randall’s sterling effort marked the first time that Florida had held UT scoreless since March 21, 1987…The righty allowed four singles, with four strikeouts and zero walks…More impressively, of his 74 pitches, 59 were strikes and Randall did not go to a three-ball count on any of the 30 batters he faced…He also threw first-pitch strikes to 25 hitters in the contest…The right-hander became the first Gator with a solo shutout since Tommy Boss on June 6, 2004, versus UCLA in the NCAA Oklahoma City Regional and was the first UF pitcher since Boss in 2005 to register back-to-back complete games…Went the distance for his first career complete game and retired the final 19 USC hitters of the contest on March 26 as Florida evened the series with a 2-1 triumph…Gave up five singles, permitted an unearned run and registered four strikeouts without issuing any walks…Picked up SEC Pitcher of the Week accolades for the first time in his career after clinching UF’s second-ever series victory at No. 5 LSU with 6.2 scoreless innings on March 19…Pocketed the 1-0 win by scattering eight singles, with two strikeouts and zero walks…The combined shutout with Greg Larson and Nick Maronde marked the first time that the Tigers had been blanked at the new Alex Box Stadium and only the second time that the Gators held the Bayou Bengals scoreless…Of Randall’s 17 outs, nine were fly-outs and eight were ground-outs…Allowed just one hit with five K over seven innings as the Orange and Blue nipped Miami (Fla.), 1-0…UF used a pinch-hit RBI single by Bryson Smith in the eighth to secure the club’s first shutout of the Hurricanes since Feb. 13, 2004…Permitted one run and totaled six strikeouts in six innings of action to begin the season against USF with a victory on Feb. 19.

 

AS A FRESHMAN (2010): Named to the Baseball America, Louisville Slugger, NCBWA and Yahoo! Sports Freshman All-American teams…Was a member of the SEC’s All-Freshman squad and the league’s Freshman Academic Honor Roll…Led the Gators with 17 starts and turned in an 8-4 mark with a 3.24 ERA in 20 appearances covering 97.1 innings…Finished second on the club with 69 strikeouts, trailing Alex Panteliodis (82)…Led the SEC with a 2.63 ERA in conference games and was chosen Freshman of the Week twice, March 1 and April 12…In 10 league starts, the righty was 4-2 and posted victories over Tennessee, No. 4 Arkansas, No. 9 LSU and Alabama…Saw an end to his six-game winning streak by falling to Florida State in UF’s second contest at the NCAA College World Series…Kept Miami (Fla.) scoreless into the seventh inning of game two during the Super Regional and allowed three hits and two runs over 6.2 innings…Had a career-high 10 strikeouts without issuing any walks over 7.1 innings to defeat Bethune-Cookman to begin the Gainesville Regional…Was later chosen to the All-Tournament team…Limited Vanderbilt to one run on five hits over 5.1 innings to keep the Orange and Blue alive at the SEC Tournament…Started the second game at South Carolina but was not involved in the decision after scattering nine hits and permitting two runs over 5.1 innings…Fired seven shutout innings to lift the Gators to a 9-3 victory over Alabama to begin the series…Matched his then-career-best of eight innings during the 7-3 victory over defending national champion LSU…Surrendered a leadoff home run and then contained the Tigers the rest of the way, totaling seven strikeouts…Helped Florida even its series with Arkansas by working 5.2 innings in which he allowed a pair of unearned runs…Led UF to its first series victory in Knoxville since 2002 by working a career-high eight innings in the finale at Tennessee…Held the Vols hitless until a leadoff single in bottom of the sixth and matched his then-career high of six strikeouts to collect his first SEC win...Allowed four singles and one run without issuing any walks and retired the first eight batters of the game…Was on the hook for three-straight losses against Ole Miss, Florida State and Vanderbilt between March 27-April 4…Limited Mississippi State to one run on four hits in 5.1 innings in his league debut on March 21 but was not involved in the decision…Drew the start against FSU at McKethan Stadium and permitted five runs on six hits in four innings…The Gators rallied from a pair of three-run deficits to pull out the victory…Had five strikeouts over five innings and gave up one run in the win over Illinois State…Chosen as the SEC Freshman of the Week on March 1 after throwing five scoreless innings in his first collegiate start against UCF…Notched the victory over the Knights by delivering first-pitch strikes to 12 of the 18 batters he faced and 53 of his 71 pitches on the evening were strikes…Allowed three singles, with three strikeouts and one walk…Tossed 1.1 scoreless innings against USF in his collegiate debut on Feb. 20.

 

HIGH SCHOOL: Right-handed pitcher from Dunwoody High School who played for head coach Tom Bass…Taken in the 46th round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft by the Kansas City Royals at pick number 1,382…Earned first-team all-state accolades in his final prep season and was selected as DeKalb County Pitcher of the Year after leading the county in wins (eight), strikeouts (88) and innings pitched (69.1)…Repeated as a Louisville Slugger High School All-American and was named All-Area Greater Atlanta by ESPN Rise Magazine…Was a second-team selection to Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason Southeast Region Team…Member of the 2008 Louisville Slugger High School All-American Team…First-team all-county and was named Dunwoody's Most Outstanding Pitcher…Finished 10-1 with a 1.00 ERA, five complete games and had 68 strikeouts in 56 innings…Selected as the top right-handed pitcher for pitchability at the Perfect Game National Showcase…Defeated five teams that were ranked in the top 10 at the time of the game…Honorable mention all-county as a sophomore, when his team was the state AAA champion…Dunwoody was 34-4 overall, claimed the region championship with a 14-0 record and was ranked 18th in the final rankings from Collegiate Baseball as the only team from Georgia in the top 30…Started at shortstop (.333 avg. and .545 on-base pct.) and was the team's No. 3 starter (2-0, 25 K, 25.2 IP)…Was also the starting pitcher on the 16-U East Cobb Astros, which was both the 16-U AAU National Champion and the 17-U BCS World Series Champion…Made seven relief appearances as a freshman and had 10 strikeouts and one walk in 9.1 innings…The Wildcats were 30-5 overall, claimed the regional title, reached the semifinals of the state tournament and ranked third in the final state rankings…Randall also lettered in basketball and participated in the Mass Communications Academy while at DHS.

 

RANDALL'S CAREER STATISTICS

Overall Season Statistics

YEAR

ERA

W

L

APP

GS

CG

SHO

CBO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2010

3.24

8

4

20

17

0

0

0

0

97.1

102

39

35

21

69

2011

2.17

11

3

19

19

2

1

4

0

124.1

104

40

30

13

73

2012

2.59

9

3

16

16

1

1

0

0

94.0

86

28

27

10

62

CAREER

2.62

28

10

55

52

3

2

4

0

315.2

292

107

92

44

204

 

SEC Regular-Season Statistics

YEAR

ERA

W

L

APP

GS

CG

SHO

CBO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2010

2.63

4

2

10

10

0

0

0

0

54.2

63

19

16

12

39

2011

3.00

6

3

10

10

2

1

2

0

63.0

63

26

21

6

28

2012

2.52

5

1

8

8

1

1

0

0

50.0

44

14

14

6

34

CAREER

2.74

15

6

28

28

3

2

2

0

167.2

170

59

51

24

101

 

SEC Tournament Statistics

YEAR

ERA

W

L

APP

GS

CG

SHO

CBO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2010

1.69

1

0

1

1

0

0

0

0

5.1

5

1

1

3

1

2011

0.00

1

0

1

1

0

0

1

0

8.0

4

0

0

1

2

2012

3.18

0

1

1

1

0

0

0

0

5.2

3

2

2

2

1

CAREER

1.42

2

1

3

3

0

0

1

0

19.0

12

3

3

6

4

 

NCAA Tournament Statistics

YEAR

ERA

W

L

APP

GS

CG

SHO

CBO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2010

4.86

1

1

3

3

0

0

0

0

16.2

13

9

9

2

16

2011

1.91

2

0

4

4

0

0

0

0

28.1

20

9

6

5

24

2012

0.66

2

1

3

3

0

0

0

0

13.2

16

2

1

1

10

CAREER

2.45

5

2

10

10

0

0

0

0

58.2

49

20

16

8

50

 

RANDALL'S CAREER HIGHS

Innings (Starter): 9.0, 3x, last vs. Auburn (5/17/12)

Innings (Reliever): 3.0 vs. Florida State (3/2/10)

Strikeouts: 11 vs. South Carolina (3/22/12)

Hits Allowed: 9, 3x, last vs. Mississippi State (4/8/11)

Runs: 6 vs. Mississippi State (4/8/11)

Earned Runs: 6 vs. Mississippi State (4/8/11)

Walks: 5 vs. Kentucky (4/17/10)

 

 

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