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16   Craig Szado
Craig Szado

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Monson, Mass.

High School:
Monson H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 180

Position:
Pitcher

Bats / Throws:
Left / Left


  • Should emerge as the No. 1 starter in 2001
  • Can be one of the Atlantic 10?s top pitchers

    AS A JUNIOR IN 2000:

  • Appeared in 11 games, 10 as a starter
  • The No. 2 starter for most of the season
  • Earned win in 6-1 victory over Holy Cross, allowing just one run on three hits while striking out five batters in six innings
  • Threw complete game four-hitter in 3-2 win over Fordham
  • Tossed a complete game for an 8-4 win over St. Joseph?s
  • Struck out at least four batters in seven of his 10 starts
  • Ranked second on the team with three complete games

    AS A SOPHOMORE IN 1999:

  • Ranked second on team and ninth in Atlantic 10 in ERA (4.15)
  • Led team in strikeouts (73), while ranking ninth in the conference
  • Threw seven or more innings in three of his last four appearances
  • Struck out five or more batters in eight of his 15 appearances
  • Went 16-1/3 innings without allowing an earned run, from April 2-29
  • Was 2-2 with two saves and a 2.40 ERA in regular season A-10 action
  • Held Atlantic 10 opponents to a .208 regular season batting average
  • Earned 12-3 victory over Lafayette, striking out eight in eight innings
  • Picked up relief win in 5-4 victory over Temple, tossing 4-1/3 innings of two-hit ball, allowing only one unearned run while striking out five
  • Struck out four in 3-2/3 innings to earn save against Fordham
  • Allowed only one run on four hits, while striking out a career-best 12 in nine-inning complete game victory over St. Joseph?s

    AS A FRESHMAN IN 1998:

  • Gave up only one earned run in last three appearances of the season
  • Earned win vs. Vermont, yielding one run on three hits in three innings

    HIGH SCHOOL:

  • Had a 1.34 ERA as a senior, with 86 strikeouts and only eight walks
  • Had a career record of 16-7, with a 1.60 ERA with 212 strikeouts
  • Team captain in both junior and senior years
  • Three-time first team All-Western Massachusetts selection
  • Also named All Bi-County League three times
  • Earned All-State honors in soccer as a senior
  • First team All-Western Mass. in soccer in junior and senior years

    PERSONAL:

  • Born on March 19, 1979, in Springfield, Mass.
  • Son of Edward and Michele Szado
  • Father played baseball at Providence College from 1969-70 and in the Texas Rangers organization from 1970-75
  • An Exercise Science major

    Szado's Career Stats

    Year ERA W-L APP GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER SO BB
    1998 6.35 1-2 6 1 0 0 0 11.1 14 13 8 6 10
    1999 4.15 3-5 15 6 1 0 2 73.2 69 43 34 73 26
    2000 5.14 4-4 11 10 3 0 0 61.1 68 42 35 45 32
    Career 4.74 8-11 32 17 4 0 2 146.1 151 98 77 124 68
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