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Alex Besaw

Alex Besaw

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Eugene, Ore.

High School:
Sheldon

Last College:
Skagit Valley CC

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 215

Position:
RHP

2011
-Stellar in five appearances from the bullpen, pitching 6.0 innings without allowing a run
-Surrendered only three hits, all singles, and struck out four
-Did not allow a hit and struck out two in 2.0 innings vs. Bethune-Cookman (5/11)
-Kept Florida off the board in a scoreless inning of work (4/20)
-Needed just four pitches to retire the side in the ninth vs. Southern Miss (4/2)
-Struck out a pair in a scoreless inning vs. Boston College (3/9)
-Tossed a scoreless inning in his 2011 debut at B-CU (2/22)

2010
-Limited during the season due to an early injury
-Appeared in seven games overall with five starts
-Was 2-2 with an 8.03 ERA, fanning five in 12.1 innings
-Made the start and worked 3.0 innings for the win at UNF (4/20)
-Grabbed the win with 1.2 scoreless innings of relief vs. Stetson (4/13)
-Missed 17 games before returning for a short start in game two vs. UAB (4/3)
-Dazzled in his UCF debut, inheriting three runners with one out vs. Duquesne (3/2) and proceeded to escape the jam, finishing his relief outing with 2.2 innings without an earned run and four strikeouts
-Sat out the first seven games with an injury

Prior to UCF
-Drafted in the 32nd round of the 2009 MLB Draft by the Tampa Bay Rays
-Spent sophomore season at Skagit Valley CC under coach Kevin Matthews
-Earned All-NWAACC Second Team honors with Skagit Valley
-Went 5-1 with a 4.09 ERA and 51 strikeouts in 50.2 innings
-Member of Oregon State's and Pat Casey's program as a freshman in 2008
-Played for coach Kenny Niles at Sheldon High
-Named all-league first-team and all-state third-team as a senior
-Hit .411 and was 7-3 with an ERA under 1.00 that season
-Conference's player of the year as a junior and also was a first-team all-state pitcher
-Was 8-1 with a 0.80 ERA that season, and also went .475 with 24 RBI at the plate
-Received second-team all-league recognition as a sophomore, going 4-1

Personal
-Born Aug. 24, 1988
-Son of Nancy and Randy Besaw
-Has two brothers, Aaron and Kyle
-Major is interdisciplinary studies with a minor in business

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