44 Ethan Bader
44 Ethan Bader
Height: 6-7
Weight: 220
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Jacksonville, Fla.
Previous College: Lake Sumter CC
Position: RHP

2012: Went 12-4 with a 3.37 ERA in 20 appearances for the Pirates as a junior, making 15 starts ... Also notched two saves ... Hurled 115.0 innings, giving up 110 hits while striking out a league-leading 119 batters ... Earned first-team All-PBC and ABCA All-Southeast Region honors ... Second-team Daktronics/CoSIDA All-Southeast Region honoree ... PBC All-Tournament Team honoree ... PBC Pitcher of the Week (April 16) ... Led the PBC and ranked third in NCAA DII with 12 wins, tying the Armstrong single-season win record held by three others ... Also ranked third in the NCAA in strikeouts ... Struck out 10, giving up four hits and one run in the Pirates' 5-1 win in the PBC Tournament semifinals on May 12 ... Struck out nine, giving up five hits in the Pirates' 3-2 NCAA Southeast Region win over Lander on May 18 ... Hurled a four-hit shutout, striking out 11 in a 2-0 win at Flagler on April 14 ... Saved the first game and won the second game in a doubleheader sweep of USC Aiken on April 8. 

JUNIOR COLLEGE: Pitched for one season at Lake Sumter CC ... Went 5-4 with a 3.29 ERA, striking out 83 batters in 71 innings as a freshman ... Earned second-team All-Conference honors ... Named outstanding relief pitcher in the 2011 Florida League over the summer for the Leesburg Lightning.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for four years at Ed White HS in Jacksonville, Fla. ... Earned second-team All-Conference honors for the Commanders ... All-First Coast Baseball honoree by the Florida Times-Union as well.

PERSONAL: Born Ethan Edric Bader on Feburary 27, 1991, in Jacksonville, Fla., his hometown ... Son of Les Bader ... Majoring in health science ... Enjoys going to the beach, listening to music and playing all sports ... Lists Derek Lowe and Jonathon Papelbon as favorite sports personalities.