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18   Bryan Leigh
Bryan Leigh

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Somerset, Mass

High School:
Somerset

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195

Position:
RHP

B/T:
Left/Right


04/27/2009

2009 Bryan Leigh Photo Gallery

2009 Bryan Leigh Photo Gallery

Signed with the Seattle Mariners as a free agent.




2009 Photo Gallery | 2008 Photo Gallery

CAREER HONORS
Atlantic 10 Pitcher Of The Week (4/19/10), (4/26/10)
UMass Athlete Of The Week (4/19/10)

IN THE UMASS RECORD BOOK

-- SEASON --
Appearances: T-5th (19 in 2009)
Saves: T-7th (4 in 2009)

AS A SENIOR IN 2010:Game-By-Game Statistics
In game two against Saint Louis (4/24), pitched eight scoreless innings, while only allowing four hits and striking out a season high eleven batters, and receiving the win ... Pitched his second complete game of the season to record the win at Rhode Island (4/18), while only allowing one run and striking out three ... Threw a complete game and recorded the win at Boston College (4/13), while striking out six.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2009: Game-By-Game Statistics
Appeared in 19 games, starting three ... Appearances tied for fifth-most in school history for a single season ... Posted third-lowest ERA on the squad at 4.07 in 48.2 innings on the mound ... Registered 39 strikeouts to 22 walks ... Recorded four saves, tied for seventh on the program single season list ... Logged a 2.86 ERA in 22.0 innings pitched in Atlantic 10 games, limiting hitters to a .224 average ... Had two saves in two appearances in the Atlantic 10 Tournament ... Pitched one hitless inning against Charlotte and struck out one (5/21) ... Worked final 1.1 innings in 5-4 win over Fordham (5/20) to open the postseason ... Struck out two batters and allowed just one hit in 2.1 innings pitched against Duquesne (5/15) ... Had back-to-back scoreless outings in games one and two vs. St. Bonaventure (5/1-5/2), throwing the ninth inning in each contest ... Struck out two batters in game two and earned the save in the 7-6 victory over the Bonnies ... Tossed a scoreless ninth to combine with Mitchell Clegg in a 6-0 shutout of SBU in game one ... Pitched 2.2 scoreless innings of relief at La Salle (4/24), giving up just one hit and striking out two on the way to his first career save ... Made a start for the Minutemen in the Beanpot Championship against Northeastern (4/13) and tied a career high with seven strikeouts ... Did not walk a batter in 5.2 innings on the hill against the Huskies ... Started on the mound and threw 6.1 strong innings at Holy Cross (3/31), struck out four and gave up two earned runs ... Worked two scoreless innings in game one vs. Fordham (3/28) ... Pitched six innings against Richmond (3/21), striking out three and allowed only one earned run ... Drew first start of the season and pitched seven innings, striking out three batters at George Mason (3/16).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2008: Game-By-Game Statistics
Appeared in eight games, all as a starter ... Finished with a 3-4 record with a 4.93 ERA and 34 strikeouts in 45 2/3 innings pitched ... Was third on the team in wins and batting average against (.261) ... In first game of doubleheader against St. Bonaventure (4/12), pitched a complete game three-hitter, allowing only one run and matching a career high with seven strikeouts for his third win of the season ... Pitched seven innings giving up only two earned runs on five hits at George Washington (4/5) ... Gave up only one hit in eight solid innings to earn the first win of the season in game two against Army (3/16) ... Pitched five and 2/3 innings against Arizona State (3/8) striking out a career-high seven batters.

AT BARRY: Transferred to UMass after playing his freshman season at Barry University ... Appeared in six games, making one start ... Had a 9.00 ERA in 16 innings of work ... Posted a 1-3 record and recorded 14 strikeouts and eight walks.

PERSONAL: Born February 11, 1988, in Fall River, Mass. ... Son of Douglas and JoAnn Leigh ... Has one brother Timothy ... Majoring in Kinesiology.

BEFORE COLLEGE: Three-year letterwinner for the Somerset Blue Raiders under Coach Larry Thomas ... As a senior posted an 11-1 record, 1.05 ERA, 117 strikeouts and a .375 batting average ... Led Somerset to the Division 2 State Championship and was named State Division 2 Player of the Year in 2006 ... Eastern Athletic Conference All-Star in 2005 and 2006 ... Tabbed EAC MVP in 2006 ... Graduated holding school records for strikeouts, innings pitched, consecutive complete games and shutouts ... Also lettered in cross country and basketball ... 2005-06 National Honor Society member.

PERSONAL:Born Bryan Douglas Leigh on Feb. 11, 1988, in Fall River, Mass. ... Son of Douglas and JoAnn Leigh ... Has one brother Timothy ... Majoring in Kinesiology.

CAREER HIGHS
Innings Pitched: 9.0 (4x); Last at Dayton (5/9/10)
Strikeouts: 11 vs. Saint Louis (4/24/10)

BRYAN LEIGH'S CAREER STATISTICS

YEAR ERA W-L Saves APP GS CG SHO/CBO IP H R ER BB SO Opp AVG.
2007* 9.00 1-3 0 6 1 0 0/0 16.0 20 21 16 8 14 .328
2008 4.93 3-4 0 8 8 1 0/0 45.2 47 35 25 24 34 .261
2009 4.07 0-5 4 19 3 0 0/1 48.2 49 32 22 22 39 .265
2010 4.80 6-5 0 12 8 4 0/1 69.1 76 43 37 20 55 .279
Totals^ 4.62 9-14 4 39 19 5 0/2 163.2 172 110 84 66 128 .270

* - At Barry
^ - UMass Only

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