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Michael Rudman

position

Right Handed Pitcher

Height

5-9

Weight

165 lbs.

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Miami, Fla.

High School

Killian HS

Michael Rudman
39  Michael Rudman
Class:
Senior
Hometown:
Miami, Fla.
High School:
Killian
Height / Weight:
5-9 / 170
Position:
RHP
B/T:
R/R

Senior (2010)…
Did not play the 2010 season due to injury…

Junior (2009)…
Was second on the staff with a 1.71 ERA… Had the second-most strikeouts of any reliever with 23 in 21 innings of work… Had a career-high in strikeouts with six on April 25 vs. Virginia Tech… Recorded his first career win on March 4 against Mount St. Mary’s… Got his first career save on March 17 vs. St. Thomas… Batters only hit .149 off of Rudman which was second on the team by .002… Went down with a shoulder injury in the NCAA Gainesville Regional…

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Sophomore (2008)…
Logged 14.1 innings in eight season appearances… Started first career game against Clemson (Apr. 6), allowing three runs on three hits while striking out four in 3.1 innings… Had three outings in which he tossed two full shutout innings (Feb. 23 vs. Cincinnati, Apr. 9 vs. FAU, Apr. 23 vs. FIU)… Averaged 1.1 strikeout per inning pitched… Did not earn a decision in any of his eight appearances… Only allowed one home run in 14.1 innings after allowing five in 11.2 his freshman season…

Freshman (2007)…
Tossed just 11.2 innings, allowing 16 earned runs in 11 appearances… Recorded nine strikeouts… Tossed 1.1 scoreless and hitless innings and struck out one in a 7-2 UM win over LaSalle (Mar. 7)… Pitched 1.1 scoreless and hitless innings and struck out a career-high two in a 17-4 UM win over Elon (Feb. 24)… Made two appearances in the series against Mercer (Feb. 2-3), tossing a career-long two innings and finishing with a strikeout and two earned runs… Also saw action against UCLA (Feb. 10), Fordham (Mar. 2), Maryland (Mar. 16), Georgia Tech (Apr. 6), NC State (Apr. 15), Wake Forest (May 12) and Louisville (June 1)…

High School/Prep…
Played under head coach Pete Hertler at Miami Killian Senior High School… Earned First Team All-Dade County and Third Team All-State honors by the Miami Herald as a senior in 2006… Posted an overall record of 8-2 with 99 strikeouts and a 0.71 ERA his senior year… Went 3-1 with a 1.65 ERA and 48 strikeouts as a junior in 2005…

Personal…
Son of Wendy and Glenn Rudman… Has one brother, Brian… Majoring in Accounting…

RUDMAN’S INDIVIDUAL GAME HIGHS
Innings Pitched: 5.2 vs. Rutgers (3/14/2007)
Hits: 7 vs. Florida Atlantic (4/16/2008)
Earned Runs: 5 vs. Florida Atlantic (4/16/2008)
Walks: 4 vs. Rutgers (3/14/2007)
Strikeouts: 7 vs. Rutgers (3/14/2007)