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Justin Weiss

Justin Weiss

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Miami, Fla.

High School:
Killian

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 210

Position:
RHP

2009 (Senior): Completed his senior year with an injury, but still saved five games in 17 relief appearances...Sat down 20 on strikes in 16.1 innings...Struck out four batters in 2.0 scoreless innings at LSU (March 1)...Delivered the save by going 2.0 innings with three strikeouts against Monmouth (March 6)...Pitched a perfect ninth with a strikeout for the save vs. Northern Iowa (March 14)...Notched the save by retiring all four batters he faced vs. Hartford (March 15)...Struck out one in a perfect inning vs. Army (March 17)...Retired both batters he faced vs. Florida (March 18)...Used three pitches to strike out the lone batter he faced at JU (March 25)...Secured career save No. 20 in 1.1 innings at UNF (April 7)...Saved the win over Tulane (April 10) by striking out the side, including getting the final K with the bases loaded.

2008 (Junior): Tied for eighth on the single-season chart with seven saves...Also matched a team-high with 21 appearances...Posted a 2-1 record and a 3.41 ERA...Did not surrender a homer or toss in a wild pitch...Totaled 34 punchouts in 34.1 innings on the hill...Pitched a scoreless ninth inning with one strikeout vs. FAMU (Feb. 23)...Notched the win over No. 5 Missouri (Feb. 25) by retiring both batters he faced in the seventh and final inning...Tossed a scoreless ninth with a strikeout vs. CMU (Feb. 29)...Picked up 10th career save and first of 2008 by pitching a perfect ninth with two strikeouts vs. CMU (March 2)...Earned the save with one strikeout against Jacksonville (March 4)...Pitched a scoreless ninth vs. Monmouth (March 8)...Matched a career-high with 4.0 innings vs. Monmouth (March 9), striking out three and not surrendering a run...Grabbed the save vs. Siena (March 15 G1) by pitching 1.1 innings with two strikeouts...Finished the win over Wagner (March 18) by pitching a scoreless ninth with a strikeout...Secured the save vs. ECU (March 28), striking out two while going the final 1.1 innings...Worked a scoreless ninth with a strikeout for the save vs. USF (April 8)...Delivered the save with a strikeout against Rice (April 25)...Struck out two in 2.1 innings for the save at USF (May 6)...Secured the win by pitching the ninth and 10th innings with three strikeouts vs. UAB (May 9).

2007 (Sophomore): Posted second-lowest ERA in UCF history, holding a 1.38 mark in 32.2 innings...Nine saves were second on the school's single-season list, while 25 appearances ranked eighth...Went 4-1 with 30 strikeouts...Finished 23 games, and gave up only one run in final 12 outings (15.2 innings)...Did not walk a batter in first nine outings...Locked down the save in the first 1-0 game in C-USA Championship history, retiring all three batters faced in the ninth vs. Houston (May 24)...Nabbed eighth save of the year by sitting down the final five batters vs. Marshall (May 17)...Went eight-straight appearances without allowing a run (April 10-May 8)...Struck out four in the final 2.0 innings at Stetson (May 8)...Got the save at Memphis (May 4) by going the final 1.2 innings, including striking out the side in the ninth...Held Tulane (April 28) scoreless in the ninth to notch the save...Grabbed the victory by not allowing a run or a hit in the final 1.2 innings against Tulane (April 27)...Tossed a scoreless inning at Rice (April 22) and vs. USF (April 24)...Did not give up a run in 1.0 innings of relief at USF (April 17)...Locked up a save at Florida (April 10), retiring the final two batters with the bases loaded...Picked up the victory vs. Southern Miss (April 6), striking out two in 1.2 innings...Set career-highs at Stetson (March 27), going 4.0 innings and striking out five, all while getting the win by giving up just two hits...Pitched a scoreless ninth against Houston (March 25)...Finished the shutout over Rutgers (March 18), going 1.1 innings with a strikeout...Had no trouble vs. UMass (March 10), retiring all four batters faced to nab the save...Recorded the save by pitching a scoreless ninth vs. Michigan State (March 6)...Got the final five outs for a save at LSU (Feb. 25), striking out two in the process...Recorded first career save, tossing a perfect ninth inning with two strikeouts vs. Maryland (Feb. 18)...Retired the final four TCU batters en route to first collegiate victory (Feb. 11).

2006 (Freshman): Appeared in four games, all out of the pen, working 5.0 innings with a strikeout and a 1.80 ERA...Took the mound for the first time vs. Bethune-Cookman (Feb. 28), going 2.0 innings and giving up one earned run...Come on in relief to pitch 1.0 innings vs. Memphis (May 12)...Struck out one in 1.0 innings in the series finale vs. Memphis (May 14)...Also went 1.0 solid innings at Southern Miss (May 20).

Prior to UCF: Four-year letterman at Killian High School for head coaches Pete Hertler and Bo McVay...Was a three-time all-county selection...Tossed a complete-game in the state championship game during junior season in a 2-1 loss to Cypress Bay, striking out five and yielding just five hits...Lost to fellow UCF sophomore Mitch Houck, who fired a no-hitter in the one-run victory...Named Killian's most outstanding rookie following freshman season...Was a member of the National Honor Society in high school and graduated in the top eight percent of the class.

Personal: Justin Michael Weiss was born in Miami, Fla....Son of George and Debbie Weiss...Majoring in legal studies.

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