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Evan McKendry

position

Right Handed Pitcher

Height

6-3

Weight

210 lbs.

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Pembroke Pines, Fla.

B/T

R

High School

North Broward Prep

Junior (2019): Served as Miami’s Opening Day starter…Struck out eight over six innings in win over Rutgers (Feb. 15)…Allowed just two earned runs on four hits to the Scarlet Knights…Fanned nine over seven innings in victory at No. 4 Florida (Feb. 22)…Held the Gators to two runs on four hits while improving to 2-0.

2018 ALL-ACC THIRD TEAM
2018 ALL-ACC ACADEMIC

Sophomore (2018): Enjoyed breakout season on mound serving as one of team’s weekend starters…Recognized with third-team All-ACC recognition…Earned three ACC Pitcher of the Week honors over course of season…Posted 7-6 record with 3.52 ERA…Struck out team-high 114 batters in 87.0 innings…Allowed 34 earned runs and held opponents to .239 average…Compiled first 100-strikeout season by Miami pitcher since 2014…Struck out 10 or more batters in four of 14 starts and eight or more batters nine times…Finished 5-5 with 3.25 ERA and 82 strikeouts in 66.2 innings in ACC play…Earned first ACC Pitcher of the Week honor of career with six shutout innings and eight strikeouts vs. Florida (Feb. 25)…Struck out 10 batters and allowed just one run in win over Maine (March 4)…Improved to 3-1 with career-high 12 strikeouts across six innings in Game 1 of doubleheader vs. Notre Dame (March 10), earning ACC Pitcher of the Week honors for second time in three weeks…Tied career high with 12 strikeouts across seven shutout innings vs. Virginia (March 24) to earn fourth win, earning ACC Co-Pitcher of the Week honors…Picked up fifth win in first complete game of career in Game 1 of doubleheader at Clemson (April 14)…Allowed just one run and struck out five vs. Tigers…Struck out nine in 6.2 innings in loss vs. Pittsburgh (April 21)…Credited with sixth win with 8.0 innings at Virginia Tech (May 12) in final road start…Struck out eight Hokies…Shined in final start of season, striking out 11 – one shy of career high – and allowing zero earned runs in 6.2 innings against Boston College (May 18).

2017 ALL-ACC ACADEMIC

True Freshman (2017): Made 18 appearances with seven starts in first season…Posted 4-2 record and 4.10 ERA in 63.2 innings…Compiled 64 strikeouts and held opponents to .236 average in impressive rookie campaign…63.2 innings and 64 strikeouts were third-most on team…Made career debut with 1.2 innings of relief against Rutgers (Feb. 19)…Picked up first win of career with scoreless inning of relief at FAU (March 1)…Totaled 5.0 shutout innings with six strikeouts and no walks in first start of career at FIU (March 8)…Went 7.0 innings, struck out six batters, surrendered two runs and earned second win of career in start against Maine (March 14)…Fanned six batters in 4.1 innings of relief against Wake Forest (April 2)…Threw 6.0 innings and allowed two earned runs with six strikeouts in win over FAU (April 19)…Delivered efficient outing vs. UCF (May 10), striking out seven batters in 6.0 innings, but picked up loss…Compiled career-high 10 strikeouts over career-long-tying 7.0 shutout innings vs. FGCU (May 16) in final midweek start of season…Allowed just two hits and two walks against Eagles…Started ACC Championship opener vs. Georgia Tech (May 23) in Louisville, Ky., and surrendered five runs with four strikeouts in first start against ACC competition.

High School/Prep: Four-year varsity letterwinner…Ranked No. 236 player in high school class by Perfect Game…Finished senior season at North Broward Prep with 1.50 ERA and 74 strikeouts in 56.0 innings…Named to 2016 All-Broward First Team by Miami Herald…Recognized with first-team All-Broward 6A-2A honors by South Florida Sun Sentinel…Recorded 1.85 ERA with 66 strikeouts in 56.2 innings during junior year…2015 All-Broward second-team selection by Herald after junior season…2015 Honorable Mention All-Broward pick by Sentinel…Earned all-district recognition for final three years of high school.

Personal: Parents are Dan and Veronica McKendry…Has one brother, Brendan, who plays baseball at Flagler College…Intends to major in School of Business…Father Dan played collegiate soccer, mother Veronica member of college swimming & diving team.