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Michael Blanchard
Player Profile:
Michael Blanchard 2991345
Position: Right Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'7"
Weight: 215
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Suffolk, Va.
High School: Nansemond River
Major: Undecided
CAREER STATS -- PITCHING
Year
APP/S
W-L ERA IP H R ER BB K HR AVG CG SHO SV
2017
20/6 1-3 5.81 31.0 42 26 20 11 20 2 .318 0 0/0 0
Totals
20/6 1-3 5.81 31.0 42 26 20 11 20 2 .318 0 0/0 0


2017 (FR): Pitched in 20 games, making six starts ... Became the Sunday starter in the final month of the season after fellow freshman John Wilson was sidelined due to injury ... Went 1-3 overall with a 5.81 ERA ... Earned his first career win, and lone victory of the season, in relief against Rice ... Made three starts against Conference USA foes, including against Florida Atlantic in the C-USA Tournament ... Also started the Harbor Park Game against Virginia Tech ... Threw a season-high 3.2 innings in a midweek start against VCU ... Struck out a season-high five in his first start of his career, a midweek start against James Madison.

PREP: Named the 2016 All-Tidewater Player of the Year during his senior season at Nansemond River ... Went 10-2 with a 1.42 ERA his senior season, helping lead Nansemond River to its first state championship ... Allowed just two hits in a complete game victory over Potomac in the state semifinals ... Threw five complete games as a senior and struck out 75 in 70.2 innings.

PERSONAL: Son of Joan and Skip Blanchard ... Has one brother, Stephen ... Favorite food is a bacon cheeseburger ... Favorite athletes are David Wright, Jimmy Butler and DeMar DeRozan ... Favorite pro sports team is the New York Mets ... Favorite music artist is Bruno Mars ... Favorite movie is Lord Of The Rings ... Enjoys fishing.

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