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29   Ben Hart
Ben Hart

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Portsmouth, N.H.

High School:
Portsmouth

Last College:
Vermont

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180

Position:
RHP

B/T:
R/R


05/19/2012

Baseball Rolls To 11-1 Win Over GW On Senior Day

Minutemen complete sweep of the Colonials and clinch the #4 seed in the Atlantic 10 Tournament.

03/27/2012

Baseball Drops Home Opener To Holy Cross, 4-3

The Minutemen bullpen combined for seven shutout innings and allowed just one hit in the setback.

AS A SENIOR IN 2012: Game-By-Game Statistics
Appeared in four games, compiling a 3.86 ERA in 2.1 innings pitched ... Walked four and struck out one ... Pitched a perfect inning in relief vs. George Washington (5/19) ... Against Holy Cross (3/27), did not allow a run in an inning of relief.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2011: Game-By-Game Statistics
Appeared in 12 games and started in 6 ... Posting a 5.33 ERA in 49.0 innings pitched ... Walked 22 and struck out 26 ... Allowed one run in six innings pitched with two strikeouts in a start against Fordham (5/14)... Allowed just one run and collected three strike outs in a complete game, 8-1 victory over Quinnipiac (5/3)... Earned the win against Northeastern (4/26) pitching 5.2 innings with six strikeouts ... Picked up the win pitching eight innings at Central Connecticut (4/19) ... Gave up no runs with two strikeouts in 1.0 innings pitched at Holy Cross (3/29) ... Pitched two innings vs. Michigan (3/4).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2010:Game-By-Game Statistics
Appeared in nine games with one start, posting a 6.33 ERA in 21.1 innings on the hill ... Walked eight and struck out nine ... Made first collegiate start at Quinnipiac (5/11) and pitched 5.2 innings, allowing two runs on five hits with four walks and a season-high three strikeouts ... Tossed 3.1 innings of relief vs. Holy Cross (5/4) ... Worked 2.1 hitless innings of relief at Charlotte (4/4), striking out one ... Pitched one scoreless inning at William & Mary (3/20) ... Made UMass debut in game one of a doubleheader at Oklahoma State (3/13), tossing 4.1 innings and logging two strikeouts.

AT VERMONT: Played one season at the University of Vermont under Coach Bill Currier ... Had a 1-1 record with a 6.28 ERA in 12 relief appearances ... Pitched 14.1 innings, giving up 14 hits and striking out four batters ... Gave up no hits in three innings of relief against Binghamton (5/15) ... Pitched one scoreless inning in a win over Sacred Heart (5/27) ... Worked one hitless inning and struck out one in the first game of a double header against Hofstra (3/21) ... Pitched three innings of one-hit ball against Miami (Ohio) (3/10).

BEFORE COLLEGE: Was a four-year letterwinner for Portsmouth High School under coach Tim Hopeley ... As a senior, led the team to a 23-0 record and the New Hampshire Class I State Championship, going 9-0 on the mound with 64 strikeouts ... Named the 2008 N.H. Class I Co-Player of the Year ... Selected to the NHBCA Class I All-State First Team, in 2007 and 2008 ... Three-time member of the Foster's Democrat Seacoast Dream Team (2006-08) ... Named to the Manchester Union Leader All-State Team in 2008 ... Had a 15-1 record with 116 strikeouts in his final two seasons ... Played in the summer for Portsmouth American Legion Booma Post 6 that won the New Hampshire title and was the New England Regional runner-up in 2008 ... Was a member of the National Honor Society ... Also played soccer at Portsmouth H.S.

PERSONAL: Born Benjamin Ryan Hart on Feb. 12, 1990, in Exeter, N.H. ... Son of Michael and Cynthia Hart ... Has one brother, Thomas, who graduated from George Washington ... Plans to major in Sport Management.

CAREER HIGHS
Innings pitched: 8.0 at Central Connecticut (4/19/11)
Strikeouts: 6 vs. Northeastern (4/26/11)

BEN HART'S CAREER STATISTICS

YEAR ERA W-L Saves APP GS CG SHO/CBO IP H R ER BB SO Opp AVG.
2009* 6.28 1-1 0 12 0 0 0/0 14.1 14 11 10 8 4 .255
2010 6.33 0-0 0 9 1 0 0/0 21.1 24 18 15 8 9 .296
2011 5.33 3-3 0 12 6 1 0/0 49.0 61 31 29 22 26 .308
Totals^ 5.63 4-4 0 21 7 1 0/0 70.1 85 49 44 30 35 .305

* - At Vermont
^ - UMass Only

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    Event Calendar

    Sunday, Apr 20
    at George Washington L, 5-4
    Monday, Apr 21
    vs Harvard TBA gametracker
    Tuesday, Apr 22
    vs Connecticut 3:00 PM gametracker
    Friday, Apr 25
    at Fordham 3:30 PM
    Saturday, Apr 26
    at Fordham 7:00 PM
    Sunday, Apr 27
    at Fordham 1:00 PM
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