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University of Miami Athletics

Spencer Bodanza


Left-handed Pitcher




192 lbs.




Tampa, Fla.

High School

Hillsborough CC / Alonso

Spencer Bodanza - Baseball - University of Miami Athletics

The asterisk next to 2020 and 2021 season bios indicate the NCAA’s decision to grant an extra year of eligibility for student-athletes in light of the COVID-19 pandemic; the student-athlete’s year of eligibility did not “advance” from 2020 to 2021 due to this NCAA ruling.


*Junior (2021): Made 18 appearances as key left-hander reliever out of Miami’s bullpen…Went 3-0 with a 2.08 ERA over 17.1 innings pitched… Struck out 20 batters and walked just six while holding opponents to a .136 batting average…Tossed 0.2 scoreless innings in win at preseason No. 1 Florida (Feb. 20)…Retired only batter he faced in series-clinching win at preseason No. 1 Florida (Feb. 21)…Struck out three batters in scoreless inning vs. FIU (Apr. 7)…Fanned two batters in scoreless innings vs. Clemson (Apr. 16)…Struck out only batter he faced in win over Clemson (Apr. 17)… Struck out only batter he faced in second game of doubleheader at North Carolina (Apr. 23)…Had one strikeout in shutout inning vs. FGCU (Apr. 27)…Struck out two batters over 1.1 scoreless innings at Boston College (May 1)…Had a strikeout in a shutout inning in win over App State (May 9)…Had one strikeout over two scoreless innings in win over Georgia Tech (May 15)…Earned first win after striking out one in one shutout inning vs. Georgia Tech (May 16)…Struck out four batters over two scoreless innings to earn win win at Louisville (May 20)…Earned a win after striking out one batter in 1.1 shutout innings at Louisville (May 21)…Closed out season with 0.2 scoreless innings vs. Florida State in the ACC tournament (May 28).

*Junior (2020): Appeared in five games out of Miami’s bullpen in shortened 2020 college baseball season…Posted a 3.60 ERA and struck out seven batters over five innings pitched…Held opponents to a .133 batting average…Struck out two batters in Hurricane debut vs. Rutgers (Feb. 16)…Tossed a scoreless inning against Kent State (Feb. 19)…Recorded a strikeout in 0.2 innings vs. Towson (Feb. 29)…Tied career-best with two strikeouts over a career-high 1.1 innings at FAU (Mar. 4)…Threw a shutout inning in win over Pittsburgh (Mar. 8).

Prior to Miami: Attended Hillsborough Community College, where he recorded 27 strikeouts and a 3.08 ERA in 26.1 innings pitched in 2019…Helped team reach the Florida Junior College State Tournament for the first time since 1988…Was a four-year letterman at Tampa Alonso High School…Had a career 2.51 ERA with 67 strikeouts over 47.1 innings pitched in high school.

Personal: Parents are Lori and Todd Bodanza…Has one brother Hunter, and one sister Breanna…Intends to major in sports administration