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Stephen Woods
Player Profile:
Stephen Woods 1768393
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 200
Year: Junior
Hometown: Dix Hills, N.Y.
High School: Half Hallows East

2016: Drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the eighth round (No. 245) in the 2016 MLB Draft (6/10)... Went 4-5 with a 5.57 ERA, 88 strikeouts, and 41 walks in 64.2 innings over 14 appearances... Made 12 starts... Led the America East in strikeouts... Ranked 10th in the America East in hits allowed and ninth in home runs allowed... Recorded seven strikeouts in 5.1 innings pitched vs. Maine (5/26)... Recorded 10 strikeouts in 6.0 innings pitched vs. Binghamton (5/15)... Recorded five strikeouts in 5.0 innings pitched vs. Maine (5/7)... Recorded five strikeouts in 4.2 innings pitched vs. Hartford (4/30)... Recorded seven strikeouts in 5.0 innings pitched at UMass Lowell (4/23)... Recorded three strikeouts in 2.0 scoreless relief innings vs. St. Peter's (4/17)... Recorded six strikeouts in 4.0 innings pitched at Binghamton (4/2)... Recorded eight strikeouts in 7.0 scoreless innings at Harvard (3/27)... Recorded six strikeouts in 5.2 innings pitched at Western Kentucky (3/11)... Recorded 11 strikeouts in 5.0 innings pitched at NYIT (3/5)... Recorded 10 strikeouts in 5.0 innings pitched at North Carolina A&T (2/27)... Lasted 3.1 innings, allowing seven runs on seven hits with four strikeouts in season debut at South Carolina (2/19)

 

2015: Second-team All-America East … Made 11 appearances on the mound, including nine starts, totaling a 3-6 record and 3.98 ERA … Recorded a 3.45 ERA in conference play … Led the America East with an opposing batting average against of .187 … Ranked second in the conference for strikeouts with 43 in 40.2 innings of work, averaging 9.63 per conference game … Led the team in strikeouts (55), batting average against (.203) and shutouts (1) … Struck out a career-high eight and earned the win in a complete-game shutout over Hartford, which garnered him America East Co-Pitcher of the Week honors on April 7th ... Took a tough luck three-hit complete game loss (2-1) to eventual conference champion Stony Brook (4/25).

2014: Made nine appearances with seven starts on the mound … Accrued a 1-5 record and 10.98 ERA in 30.1 innings … Totaled 26 strikeouts, including a season-high seven in 6.1 innings against UMBC (4/12) … Earned the win out of the pen in UAlbany's 3-2 win over UMass Lowell, allowing no runs, one hit, and struck out two in 3.0 innings.

High School: Was a sixth round selection by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 2013 MLB Draft … A four-year letter winner in baseball at Half Hollow Hills East High School … Captain of baseball team as a senior … Went 5-2 senior year … Struck out 100 in 50 innings while yielding only 13 hits with a 0.63 ERA … Pitched six complete games including back-to-back no-hitters and two one-hitters … Career statistics include 158 strikeouts in 85 innings while giving up just 31 hits to go with a 1.59 ERA and a 7-4 record… Earned All-New England Regional, all-county and all-state honors … Earned MSG 2013 All-Long Island accolades … Named MVP as a senior… Varsity Club president.

Personal: Intended major is business/finance … Son of Stephen and Maggie Woods … Has one sister, Sabrina.

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