Craig

Lopez

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Right Handed Pitcher / Infield
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 200
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Fredericksburg, Va.
High School: Mountain View
Other College: CCBC Catonsville
Major: Geography

Bio

2019 (RSR): Had a breakout season at the plate, after transitioning from a pitcher to position player due to an arm injury ... Led the team in average at .339 ... Played in 22 games, making 17 starts, primarily at third base or DH ... Notched five multi-hit games, including a season-high three in a game against UTSA ... Struk out just seven times in 62 at-bats ... Saw limited time on the mound in the early part of the season, posting a 6.75 ERA in five appearances.

2017 (RJR): Led the team with 30 appearances and tied for the team lead with seven wins ... One of the team's top relievers out of the bull pen ... Went 7-2 with a 4.59 ERA ... Also recorded four saves ... Struck out 45 batters in 51 innings while walking only 13 ... Threw a season-high 4.2 innings in a win at Middle Tennessee, allowing zero runs on two hits while striking out four ... Recorded back-to-back saves in the doubleheader sweep against Rice.

AT CCBC CATONSVILLE: Pitched in 14 games out of the bullpen for CCBC Catonsville in 2016, a junior college in Baltimore County in Maryland ... Led the team with nine saves ... Allowed just one earned run in 17.1 innings for a 0.52 ERA ... Struck out 18 batters in 17.1 innings, while walking only two.

PREP: Played his high school ball at Mountain View High School ... Hit .502 with 16 stolen bases for Mountain View in 2011 ... Earned all-district honors for his performance in 2011.

PERSONAL: Son of Terri and Craig Lopez .. Has two brothers, Jacob and Shawn, and one sister, Grace .. Father, Craig, played for VCU and the Baltimore Orioles .. Favorite food is seafood ... Favorite professional sports teams are the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Steelers ... Favorite musical artist is Hank Williams, Jr. ... Favorite movie is Dumb & Dumber ... Hobbies include hunting and fishing.

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Interview: Craig Lopez (UAB Postgame)
Highlights: ODU 8, UAB 3
Highlights: ODU 5, MT 3 (12)