On Bascom: Preseason third-team All-America selection according to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association and Collegiate Baseball News ... named to the preseason watch list for the Brooks Wallace Award, given annually to the top player in the nation ... No. 1 starter for UCF who has continued the school's streak of impressive front-line starters ... uses all of his pitches for strikes and features an outstanding curveball ... strikeout pitcher who never gives in to a batter ... one of the top pitchers in Conference USA.
As a Sophomore (2005): First-team Atlantic Sun member ... had one of the best seasons of any starting pitcher in school history ... 10-2 with a 3.10 ERA in 113.1 innings of work ... led the team with 113 strikeouts ... the 113 strikeouts placed Bascom sixth in UCF single-season history ... tied for sixth in the UCF annals in single-season victories ... also ranked first on the club in wins, innings pitched and tossed all three of UCF's complete games in 2005 ... held opponents to a .246 batting average ... started the season with an impressive first career start vs. Florida International (Feb. 6) ... tallied career-highs in innings pitched (7.1) and strikeouts (5) to earn the win ... did not allow a run vs. the Golden Panthers ... no-decision vs. Le Moyne (Feb. 12) ... 5.1 innings of work, four hits allowed, six runs (four earned) with six strikeouts ... tabbed with the loss vs. No. 20 Notre Dame (Feb. 20) ... pitched 6.2 innings with six hits allowed, four runs, three earned with four strikeouts ... terrific outing in a win vs. Monmouth (Feb. 26) ... allowed one run in 7.0 innings of work with 10 strikeouts ... first career complete game with 17 strikeouts vs. Siena (Mar. 5) ... one strikeout shy of the school record for single-game strikeouts ... allowed two runs on six hits without a walk in the 17-strikeout performance ... was named National Player of the Week by Collegiate Baseball and A-Sun Pitcher of the Week for his efforts ... won third straight start with 6.0 innings in 9-3 victory over Campbell ... registered 10 strikeouts, his third straight appearance with 10+ strikeouts ... won fourth straight start at Gardner-Webb with 7.0 innings for the victory ... yielded four runs on nine hits with eight strikeouts ... fifth straight win vs. Jacksonville (Mar. 26) ... held the Dolphins to one earned run over 7.0 innings with five strikeouts ... snapped five-game winning streak with loss at Stetson (April 1) ... carried a no-hitter into the fifth inning before allowing five runs in the fifth ... won his seventh game of the season with 7.0 innings of work vs. Lipscomb (April 8) ... allowed five runs on nine hits with seven strikeouts ... second complete-game of the season at Belmont (April 15) ... limited the Bruins to two runs on seven hits with eight strikeouts and no walks ... won team-leading ninth game of the season with 10-strikeout performance vs. Florida Atlantic (April 30) ... limited the Owls to one run on eight hits in 8.0 innings of work ... 6.2 innings of work vs. Georgia State in a no-decision ... limited the Panthers to one earned run on seven hits with five strikeouts ... five strikeouts in 5.0 innings of work at Mercer (May 19) ... complete-game victory vs. Gardner-Webb in the Atlantic Sun Tournament (May 26) ... first career complete-game shutout vs. the Bulldogs with six strikeouts.
As a Freshman (2004): Led team in appearances with 21 ... tied for team lead with two saves ... 4-3 record with a 4.88 ERA in 27.2 innings of work ... 22 strikeouts and 17 walks ... was sensational in first career appearance at Florida International (Feb. 8) ... tossed two perfect innings with two strikeouts to earn his first collegiate victory ... earned second career win with terrific relief performance vs. #2 LSU (Feb. 15) ... pitched career-high 5.0 innings and yielded just two earned runs in the win ... earned the A-Sun Pitcher-of-the-Week award for his efforts vs. #2 LSU ... improved to 3-0 after 3.1 innings of relief vs. Utah (Feb. 21) ... allowed one unearned run and three hits in the win ... pitched one inning of perfect relief with a strikeout vs. Wagner (Mar. 15) ... scoreless inning of relief with two strikeouts vs. Bethune-Cookman (Mar. 30) ... raised record to 4-2 with 2.1 innings of relief in win at Jacksonville (Apr. 3) ... career-high four strikeouts in the win ... two strikeouts in 1.2 innings of relief vs. USF (Apr. 20) ... inning of scoreless relief vs. Mercer (May 14) ... first career save at Georgia State (May 22) ... entered game with runners on the corners and one out to get inning-ending double play ... appeared in two games at the A-Sun Tournament (May 27-28) ... nailed down second save of the season in NCAA Regional win over Florida State (June 6).
Prior to UCF: Three-year letterwinner at Dunedin High School ... named to the Florida Sports Writers Association all-state first team for Class 4A ... all-conference, all-city selection as a senior ... named the team's pitcher of the year ... set a new school record for single-season ERA with a 0.72 mark as a senior ... tossed two no-hitters in his career ... coached by Tom Hilbert, Jr., at Dunedin High School.
Personal: Timothy Jonathan Bascom was born on Jan. 4, 1985 ... son of John and Sandra Bascom ... a sports and fitness major.
Bascom's Year-By-Year Statistics
Yr. W-L ERA APP IP H R ER BB SO SV
2004 4-3 4.88 21 27.2 32 19 15 18 22 2
2005 10-2 3.10 16 113.1 103 47 39 29 113 0
Totals 14-5 3.45 37 141.0 135 66 54 47 135 2