University of Miami Athletics

Rafe Schlesinger


Left-handed pitcher




193 lbs.




Holbrook, N.Y.

High School

Sachem East





Rafe Schlesinger - Baseball - University of Miami Athletics

Sophomore (2023): Pitched in 24 games out of Hurricanes’ bullpen…Posted 3-1 record with 3.38 ERA…Recorded 34 strikeouts over 29.1 innings…Did not yield earned run in season debut vs. Penn State (Feb. 17)…Tossed 2.2 scoreless innings and logged win against FAU (Mar. 22)…Earned the win with three punchouts in 2.1 shutdown frames at FIU (May 16)…Struck out five across 2.2 innings vs. Duke (May 19)…Registered a career-high nine strikeouts across a career-long seven innings against Texas in Coral Gables Regional (Jun. 3).

Freshman (2022): Made 19 appearances as left-handed pitcher for Hurricanes…Went 1-0 with 3.38 ERA over 10.2 innings…Recorded eight strikeouts, while walking nine…Allowed only two extra-base hits…Did not surrender run in 15 of his 19 outings…Finished rookie campaign without yielding run in final five appearances…Punched out lone batter he faced in collegiate debut vs. Towson (Feb. 18)…Struck out season-high two in scoreless frame against No. 3 Virginia (Apr. 10)…Tossed season-long 1.2 innings vs. FAU (Apr. 12).

High School: Four-year letterman at Sachem East High School, serving as captain in final two seasons…Named 2021 Suffolk County Player of the Year Award…Garnered Paul Gibson Award, presented to top pitcher in Suffolk County…Earned 2021 League I MVP honors and All-League recognition…Went 4-1 with 0.70 ERA and 80 strikeouts over 40.0 innings pitched as senior.

Personal: Son of Brian and Natalie Schlesinger…Has two older siblings, Alexandria and Brandon…Intends to major in sport administration.