Left Handed Pitcher
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Andrew Lane is a “crafty left-hander” who is coming off a great 2005 season in which he led the team in appearances and was given the Bob Werner Trophy for exemplifying the qualities of a winner, as voted on by his teammates … was voted a team captain in the middle of the season … will again serve as the team’s setup man … is able to get lefties out and is the emotional leader of the staff … serves as the UM representative for the Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) and UM’s ACC SAAC Committiee representative uses his intelligence and exceptional control to get opposing hitters out … struck out MLB All-Star Carlos Delgado on three straight curveballs in an exhibition game against the Florida Marlins on March 1, 2005 … throws strikes and changes speeds well … did not have a decision in 2004 … named to Athletic Director’s Honor Roll all seven semesters at UM and made the Dean’s List during the spring of his freshman, sophomore and junior years … Has been a Bookbuster every semester at UM
Voted 2005 Captain … led the team with 36 relief appearances … allowed only five of the 27 runners he inherited during the season to score … 3-0 with a 2.66 ERA … went 40.0 innings without giving up a home run until yielding a four-bagger at Clemson (5/20) … pitched a career-best 47.1 innings, giving up 42 hits with 34 strikeouts against nine walks … held opponents to a .231 average and has only gave up six extra-base hits on the season … struck out MLB All-Star Carlos Delgado on three straight pitches in a 9-7 exhibition win against the Florida Marlins on March 1. Coral Gables Regional (6/5): Pitched the best game of his career to earn the win against Mississippi State in the Regional Championship … threw 4.0 innings of relief without allowing a walk … gave up four hits and tied a career high with three strikeouts … entered the game with a runner at third and two outs in the fifth inning and struck out the first batter he faced on three pitches. At ACC Tournament (5/25-26): Pitched an inning of scoreless relief against N.C. State … pitched two-thirds of an inning against Clemson. At Clemson (5/20-21): Had his roughest overall series of the season, giving up four earned runs in 1.2 innings over two appearances. At Virginia (5/13-14): Pitched a total of 1.1 innings of relief, including an inning of scoreless work in a 1-0 win on 5/14. Vs. Jacksonville (5/8): Gave up four hits in 1.2 innings and surrendered two earned runs. Vs. Maryland (4/30-5/1): Threw one scoreless inning in a Game 2 win … gave up his first earned run in 10.1 innings in the series finale. At North Carolina (4/16-17): Pitched a total of 4.1 innings in both of Miami’s wins without allowing a run and striking out five with no walks … picked up his second win of the season with 3.0 innings of relief in the second game of the series. At Virginia Tech (4/9-10): Saw action in the final two wins of the series, totaling 2.0 innings and giving up one hit. Vs. Oral Roberts (4/2): Surrendered two earned runs on four hits in two innings of relief. Vs. Georgia Tech (4/27): Gave up one hit in 1.1 innings in the series finale. At Wake Forest (3/18-19): Let in three runs (one earned) in 2.0 innings … walked a season-high three batters in his first appearance of the series. Vs. Rutgers (3/16): Struck out one in an inning of relief. Vs. Duke (3/13): Gave up one run on two hits. Vs. N.C. State (3/5-6): Pitched in the series opener and finale … threw 2.2 innings and surrendered five hits and one earned run to pick up his first win of the year to close out the series. Vs. George Washington (2/26-27): Totaled 2.1 innings of scoreless relief in two games with three strikeouts. At Florida (2/18-20): Saw action in all three games … gave up a run in a third of an inning in the opener … threw 2.1 innings over the next two games without allowing a run. Vs. South Florida (2/13): Retired both batters he faced … Vs. High Point (2/4-6): Did not allow a hit in his first two appearances of the season.
Crafty left-hander who was a consistent performer out of the bullpen last season … made 12 appearances on the season and pitched 6.1 innings … led the team in strikeouts per nine innings with 15.6 … stuck out 11 opposing batters in those 6.1 innings … posted a 2.84 ERA … stopped a Tennessee rally by striking out three and giving up no hits and no runs in 1.1 innings of work on Feb. 21 … struck out two and gave up one hit in 0.2 innings vs. Minnesota on Feb. 29 … pitched one scoreless inning, striking out two vs. Maine on March 4 … worked 0.2 innings vs. Illinois-Chicago, striking out one and and walking one … pitched an inning in a win over Florida Atlantic and allowed one run on two hits.
Lane was a reliable left-handed arm out of the UM bullpen … made 13 appearances with a 4.50 ERA … had a 2-1 record and held opponents to a team-low .219 batting average … pitched 18 innings, striking out 10, while only allowing 14 hits … earned his first career win against South Florida on March 12 with 2.2 innings of work, allowing two hits and one run while striking out a career-best three … picked up the loss on Feb. 28 against The Citadel, allowing two runs on one hit in one-third of an inning … threw 2.1 innings against Oral Roberts on April 5, holding the Golden Eagles without a hit … worked 1.2 innings against Virginia on April 13 without giving up a hit and striking out one … picked up his second career win with 1.2 innings of relief at FIU on April 16 … pitched three scoreless innings at Jacksonville on May 10, allowing only one hit … pitched one scoreless inning at fourth-ranked Long Beach State, striking out one. 2003 NCAA Coral Gables Regional: Lane allowed one hit and two run against Bethune-Cookman on May 30. 2003 College World Series: Lane threw one inning against Texas in the Hurricanes CWS opener, holding the Longhorns hitless and scoreless over one inning of work … issued one walk and struck out one.
Coached by Manny Fernandez at Miami Killian High School … captured second-team All-Dade County honors (Miami Herald) … chosen as MVP of South Fall League … scholar athlete and co-captain … three-year letterman … attended the same high school as former Hurricanes Kris Clute and Brian Walker. Senior (2002): Lane’s team won the regular season district 14-6A championship … compiled a 4-1 record with a 1.37 ERA and two saves … threw two shutouts … struck out 72 batters in 67 innings, while only walking 11 … named best varsity pitcher. Junior (2001): The left-hander went 2-0 with a 2.68 ERA … struck out 27 batters in 26 innings of work, while walking only seven … picked up two saves … prep team was ranked fourth in the nation by USA Today and won the District 16-6A Championship. Sophomore (2000): Posted a 1-0 record with a 2.01 ERA and one shutout … also saved two games.
Full name is Andrew David Lane … son of David and Linda Lane, who both attended UM … has one sister, Hailey, who attends Killian High School … majoring in accounting … active in student government while in high school … member of English, Science Honor Societies … made honor roll during freshman and senior years of high school … named to the Athletics Director’s Honor Roll during during all five semesters at Miami … also made Dean’s List during the spring semesters of his freshman and sophomore years.
Lane’s Career Statistics
Year W-L ERA Sv G-GS CG SH IP H R ER BB SO HBP WP 2B 3B HR AB Avg PO A E Fld.2003 2-1 4.50 0 13-0 0 0 18.0 14 9 9 11 10 1 0 6 0 2 64 .219 0 0 0 .0002004 0-0 2.84 0 12-0 0 0 6.1 10 3 2 4 11 1 1 3 1 0 28 .357 0 0 0 .0002005 3-0 2.66 0 36-0 0 0 47.1 42 19 14 9 34 0 5 5 0 1 182 .231 2 9 0 1.000Total 5-1 3.14 0 61-0 0 0 71.2 66 31 25 24 55 2 6 14 1 3 274 .241 2 9 0 1.000