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

AS A JUNIOR (2013): Went 8-1 with a 4.69 ERA in 12 starts as a junior for the Pirates ... Hurled 71 innings, giving up 83 hits and 26 walks while striking out 53 ... Earned first-team All-PBC and second-team NCBWA All-Southeast Region honors ... PBC Pitcher of the Week (April 15) ... Ranked sixth in the PBC in wins ... Won seven straight starts from March 15 through April 27 ... Hurled a complete-game five-hitter, striking out five in a 2-1 win at Francis Marion on March 30 ... Pitched eight innings of three-hit, one-run ball, striking out nine in a 11-2 win at North Georgia on April 13 ... Defeated No. 10 Lander, 8-5, on April 27.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2012): Went 12-4 with a 3.37 ERA in 20 appearances for the Pirates as a sophomore, 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 Susan and Les Bader ... Majoring in exercise science ... Enjoys going to the beach, listening to music, traveling and playing all sports ... Lists John Smoltz, Stephen Strasburg and LeBron James as favorite sports personalities.