CANES BASEBALL ALUM AND MLB VETERAN PLAYER DANNY VALENCIA TALKS ABOUT HIS TIME AT UM, PLAYING FOR 7 DIFFERENT MLB TEAMS AND HIS UPCOMING TRIP TO THE SUMMER OLYMPICS IN TOKYO WITH TEAM ISRAEL ON THE BEHIND THE U PODCAST

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Andrew Walters

position

Right-handed Pitcher

Height

6-3

Weight

211 lbs.

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Palm Bay, Fla.

High School

Eastern Florida State / Bayside

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.

*True Freshman (2020 – ESFC): Posted a 2.00 ERA and 26 strikeouts over 18 innings pitched in shortened 2020 season.

High School: Earned one varsity letter at Bayside…Had a 1.57 ERA and 213 strikeouts over 125 innings in high school career.

Personal: Son of Kyle and Angela Walters…Has three siblings: brother, Brian, and sisters, Ali and Jenna…Father, Kyle, played basketball at Florida Tech from 1996-98 and mother, Angela, played softball at Florida Tech from 1993-97…Uncle, Matt Walters, was a starter on the 2001 Miami Hurricanes football national championship team and played at Miami from 1998-2002…majoring in business technology.