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University of Miami Athletics

Eric Whaley


Right Handed Pitcher




187 lbs.




Pompano Beach, Fla.

High School

Cardinal Gibbons HS

Eric Whaley - Baseball - University of Miami Athletics

(Collegiate Baseball)

Senior (2013)…
Served as one of the team’s primary relievers, finishing with 35.2 innings in 19 appearances … Also recorded three starts…Made season debut against St. Thomas (Feb. 26) after missing time due to arm tightness…Pitched 2.0 scoreless innings in win over UCF (March 6)…Struck out season-high five batters in start against Columbia (March 19)…Went 18.0 innings over 10 appearances without allowing an earned run from April 3 through May 16…Threw 3.0 scoreless innings in extra-innings win at Maryland (April 12)…Made final start of career against Georgia Tech (May 16), pitching season high-tying 5.0 scoreless innings with one strikeout.

Junior (2012)…
Served as a starter in the weekend rotation for the second consecutive year…Led all starters with a 2.68 ERA, the third-lowest figure of any member of the pitching staff…One of two pitchers named to the Atlantic Coast Conference All-Tournament Team after a stellar outing against Wake Forest (May 25)…Finished with a 4-4 record in 14 starts…Delivered 12 quality starts on the year in 14 opportunities…Allowed two earned runs or less in 12 of his 14 starts…Threw 90.2 innings, allowing only 26 earned runs…Finished third with 63 strikeouts compared to issuing only 20 walks…Set a season-high with seven strikeouts in his first outing of the year, a six-inning, one-run performance against Rutgers (Feb. 18)…Set a new career-high with an 8.1-inning outing against Duke (March 17), allowing no earned runs while striking out two batters…Guided the team to a win over North Carolina (April 7), throwing seven innings of two-run ball…Missed his scheduled start against Virginia due to flu-like symptoms, his only missed start of the year…Delivered a 129-pitch masterpiece in the team’s ACC Tournament match-up with Wake Forest (May 25)…Pitched 3.1 innings of relief during the team’s NCAA Tournament finale against Missouri State (June 2)

Sophomore (2011)…

Served as a weekend starter for the Hurricanes, moving from Sunday to Saturday midway through the year… Started 16 games on the mound, picking up a 7-5 record with an ERA of 2.70… Had the Atlantic Coast Conference’s 11th-lowest average against (.233)… Tossed a team-high 93 1/3 innings… Registered a team-high 3.72-to-1 strikeout-to-walk ratio, collecting a team second-best 82 strikeouts… Did not have a wild pitch all year… Allowed 36 runs (28 earned) on 81 hits throughout the year… Earned wins in his first two starts against Rutgers (Feb. 20) and Appalachian State (Feb. 26)… Went a career-long eight innings on the hill against Duke (May 20)… Spread out three hits across seven innings without allowing a run and striking out nine in a win over Appalachian State (Feb. 26)… Collected back-to-back ACC wins against Virginia Tech (Mar. 13) and at Wake Forest (Mar. 20)… Again tossed seven complete frames and did not allow a run on three hits and struck-out eight without issuing a walk in the win over the Hokies… Fanned a career-high 10 batters in a no-decision contest at home versus Georgia Tech (Mar. 27)… Earned the win at No. 10 North Carolina (Apr. 23) in the second game of a doubleheader, stretching out six hits and two earned runs across six frames with four strikeouts… Picked up his last win of the year against Hofstra (May 7) where he went six frames and fanned three while allowing three runs on three hits in the 9-3 Miami victory…

Freshman (2010)…
Finished his rookie campaign sporting a 5-1 record and an ERA of 4.28… Had 29 appearances on the hill, drawing four starts on the year – three of them his last three games of the year in the Atlantic Coast Conference Championships and NCAA Coral Gables Regional… Went 48.1 innings on the hill, striking out a team sixth-best 51 batters and walking just 17… Had his first collegiate start against St. Thomas (Apr. 27) where he collected the win as UM defeated St. Thomas, 9-6… Grabbed his first career win in relief action against Rutgers (Feb. 20), going two innings, allowing two earned runs, one hit and striking out three… Collected no-decision outings in his final three starts of the year… Tossed a season-high five innings versus Florida State (May 26) in a UM win over the Seminoles as part of the ACC Championships (Greensboro, N.C.)… Fanned a season-high seven batters in four innings of relief action in a `Canes win over top-ranked Virginia (May 20)… Allowed just two hits and walked one with no runs scored against the Cavaliers… Went four scoreless innings on the hill against Dartmouth (June 4) in the NCAA Coral Gables Regional, striking out four batters and spreading out just two hits against…

High School/Prep…
Played for Jason Hamilton at Cardinal Gibbons High School… Named Second Team All-County by the Miami Herald as a senior… Went 2-3 with a 2.10 ERA and hit .394 with 15 RBI and 10 steals in 2009… Named First Team All-County by the Miami Herald and Honorable Mention All-State by the Sun-Sentinel in 2008 after going 7-1 with a 1.30 ERA as a junior… Named Second Team All-County by the Miami Herald as a sophomore after going 9-1 with a 1.10 ERA… Played summer league baseball for the South Florida Bandits in 2009…

Drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 40th round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft… Son of Barbara and Daniel Whaley… Majoring in Sports Administration… Has two brothers, Brandon and Ryan…

2013 4.54 3-1 19 3 35.2 42 21 18 11 26
2012 2.68 4-4 15 14 90.2 95 37 27 20 63
2011 2.70 7-5 16 16 93.1 81 36 28 22 82
2010 4.28 5-1 29 4 48.1 46 27 23 17 51
CAREER 3.22 19-11 79 37 268.0 264 121 96 70 222