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Aaron Rhodes

RHP

Height
5' 11"
CLASS
RFr.
Hometown
Venice, Fla.
Weight
190 lbs.
Experience
RS
School
Venice

Major: Anthropology

 

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2013): Pitched in 13 games out of the bullpen, going 1-0 with a 4.42 earned run average in 18.1 innings…Totaled 14 strikeouts and gave up 10 walks…Sported a 1-0 record and a 5.56 ERA in eight SEC outings spanning 11.1 innings…Logged a career-high 2.2 innings in the series opener against Auburn and had a personal-best three strikeouts…Threw 1.2 scoreless frames at No. 3 LSU…Notched a pair of strikeouts as the first Gator reliever out of the bullpen during the first meeting with Tennessee…Struck out two of the four batters he faced in the 12-1 win over USF…Earned his first collegiate victory when the Gators scored three runs in the eighth inning to edge No. 8 South Carolina, 4-3…Came through with 1.2 scoreless and hitless innings in the 15-inning triumph at Missouri…Twirled 2.2 scoreless innings and had two strikeouts during the Indiana series…Debuted with 1.1 innings of shutout ball and had a strikeout in his collegiate debut against Georgia Southern.

 

(2012): Was redshirted in his first season on the Florida campus.

 

SUMMER: Rated the No. 20 prospect in the Northwoods League by Baseball America in 2013…Earned a spot on the league’s all-star teams for both the midseason and postseason…Started the NWL All-Star Game for the North squad…Pitched for the Waterloo (Iowa) Bucks and was 5-4 with a 3.18 ERA in 11 appearances and nine starts covering 59.1 innings…Totaled 74 strikeouts, the second-highest total in the league, and permitted 18 walks…Waterloo broke the NWL record for wins in a season with 51 and established three franchise records on its way to the organization’s first playoff appearance since 2002…Worked eight strong innings against eventual runner-up Duluth in the playoffs, yielding two runs on five hits over eight innings, but was saddled with a 2-1 defeat…Was named the league's Pitcher of the Night for his efforts in the Waterloo's 5-0 victory over Duluth in mid-June…Rhodes went seven innings and allowed only two hits and two walks…He also struck out seven batters to earn his second win of the season.

 

HIGH SCHOOL: Right-hander from Venice High School who played for head coach Craig Faulkner…Had an 11-4 record with a 1.07 ERA during his prep career…Earned all-state recognition in Class 5A as a senior…Collected five wins and had a school-record five saves with a .348 batting average and 20 RBI last season as the Indians advanced to the regional quarterfinals and finished 20-7…Notched 80 strikeouts in 45 innings with a 1.35 ERA…Tossed a no-hitter against Charlotte High School in the Class 5-A-District 10 semifinals in which he had 16 strikeouts and issued one walk in the 3-0 victory…Named the Most Outstanding Player of the 2011 Sarasota Baseball Classic and also participated in Florida Athletic Coaches Association All-Star Game…Had three complete games as a junior, when he compiled a 1.07 ERA and picked up six wins in 65.1 innings…Rhodes was named Venice’s Most Valuable Player and Best Pitcher that season.

 

RHODES’ CAREER STATISTICS

Overall Season Statistics

YEAR

ERA

W

L

APP

GS

CG

SHO

CBO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2013

4.42

1

0

13

0

0

0

0

0

18.1

20

9

9

10

14

CAREER

4.42

1

0

13

0

0

0

0

0

18.1

20

9

9

10

14

 

SEC Regular-Season Statistics

YEAR

ERA

W

L

APP

GS

CG

SHO

CBO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2013

5.56

1

0

8

0

0

0

0

0

11.1

13

7

7

8

8

CAREER

5.56

1

0

8

0

0

0

0

0

11.1

13

7

7

8

8

 

RHODES’ CAREER HIGHS

Innings (Starter): None

Innings (Reliever): 2.2 vs. Auburn (5/10/13)

Strikeouts: 3 vs. Auburn (5/10/13)

Hits Allowed: 4, 2x, last vs. Auburn (5/10/13)

Runs: 4 vs. Kentucky (3/16/13)

Earned Runs: 4 vs. Kentucky (3/16/13)

Walks: 3 vs. Kentucky (3/1613)

 

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