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Teddy Kaufman is a left-hander who will provide short relief out of the bullpen … named to the all-star team in the New England Collegiate Baseball League last summer … does a great job of keeping hitters off-balance … did not play his senior year at Miami Killian after undergoing Tommy John surgery on Oct. 21, 2004.
Red-shirted and did not pitch.
Kaufman played for Pete Hertler at Killian High School … member of the honor roll throughout high school Senior (2005): Underwent Tommy John surgery on Oct. 21, 2004, forcing him to sit out the season. Junior (2004): Miami Herald All-Dade First Team, Second-Team All-State selection and was selected to Team Cy Young … Posted a 1.25 ERA with 73 strikeouts in 73 innings pitched to help lead Killian to the State Championship Game.
Son of Jean and Bob Kaufman … has one sister, Julie … father graduated from UM in 1967 … has not yet declared a major … lists favorite athlete as former Hurricane running back Willis McGahee … attended the same high school that produced NBA players Raja Bell and Steve Blake, MLB shortstop Alex Gonzalez and fellow UM lefty pitcher Andrew Lane.