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Eric Skoglund

Eric Skoglund

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Sarasota, Fla.

High School:
Sarasota

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 200

Position:
LHP

B/T:
L/L

04/15/2014

Knights Celebrate at Swords Awards

UCF held its annual end-of-the-year banquet

04/14/2014

Meyer Named The American's Pitcher of the Week

The redshirt sophomore allowed no runs in 8.2 innings for the week.

04/11/2014

Knights Suffer Walk-Off Defeat at Memphis

The two teams combined for just six hits.

04/10/2014

Baseball Caps Road Swing in Memphis

Game times are 7:30 p.m., 3 p.m. and 12:30 p.m.

04/08/2014

Baseball Set for In-State Showdown with No. 20 Miami

First pitch is slated for 6:30 p.m.

2014
-Appeared in six games with six starts in junior season
-Tossed 6.0 innings with four strikeouts and allowed just one run vs. Sienna (2/14)
-Struck out five in 8.0 innings against Ohio State (2/21)
-Threw for 6.1 innings with eight strikeouts vs. Central Michigan (3/7)
-Allowed just three hits with no runs in 9.0 innings with 11 strikeouts vs. Central Connecticut (3/14)
-Pitched 9.0 innings with eight strikeouts and just one run vs. Cincinnati(3/21)

2013
-Appeared in 14 games with 10 starts for the Knights, totaling 56.2 innings and a 1-4 record
-Struck out five in 6.0 innings vs. North Florida (3/5)
-Allowed two runs on five hits with two strikeouts in 5.1 innings against Florida A&M (3/13)
-Dominated Columbia (3/18) in 8.0 innings to earn his first victory of the season, allowing no runs on three hits
-Tossed 5.1 innings and allowed two runs on five hits at Florida (4/2)
-Pitched three scoreless frames in a midweek start against Bethune-Cookman (5/8)
-Got the nod at Florida Atlantic (5/14) and went 6.0 innings while allowing four runs with three strikeouts
-Recorded 1.2 scoreless frames of relief in the Conference USA Championship against Memphis (5/22)

2012
-Recognized as a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American after compiling a 5-3 record in eight starts and 17 appearances
-Also named to the All-Conference USA Freshman Team while ending the season with a 3.21 ERA in 47 2/3 innings while striking out 45 batters
-Made his collegiate debut against LIU Brooklyn (2/18), allowing no runs on one hit in two innings of work
-Did not allow a hit and struck out two in 2 2/3 innings against Boston College (2/25)
-Earned his first career victory over USF (2/28), striking out seven in 3 2/3 innings of scoreless ball
-Recorded the victory in his first collegiate start, throwing five innings and allowing only one earned run against Siena (3/4)
-Dominated Harvard (3/17) for five innings, with seven strikeouts and the victory
-Picked up the win at Miami (4/4), tossing two shutout innings
-Struck out three and allowed one run in two innings of relief vs. UAB (4/8)
-Grabbed the victory against FAU (4/17), going five innings with seven strikeouts
-Tossed three innings of relief at Marshall (5/11), allowing no runs on two hits

Prior to UCF
-Played for head coach Clyde Metcalf at Sarasota High School, earning two letters as a pitcher
-Drafted in the 16th round by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2011
-Earned invitation to 2010 East Coast Pro Showcase
-Was a Rawlings/Perfect Game 2010 All-American/High Honorable Mention
-Earned invitation to 2010 Diamond Club Showcase
-Posted a 3.00 ERA in 40 innings pitched as a senior
-In his junior campaign, was 4-0 on the mound with a 0.66 ERA in 34 innings of work
-His 0.66 ERA was the lowest in the country in 2010 and was the fourth lowest mark in SHS program history
-In 2011, SHS won the 6A District Championship
-Helped his squad to a 18-0 start in 2010, which was the best start in the country

Personal
-Born in Sarasota, Fla.
-Son of Len and Cindi Skoglund
-Has two brothers, Jordan and Justin
-Major is interdisciplinary studies

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