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Joe

Sheridan

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#19

Left-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 180
Year: Junior
Hometown: Oviedo, Fla.
High School: Hagerty
Experience: 3 Letters

Bio

SOPHOMORE (2018)
12 GP, 11 GS, 3-3, 3.36 ERA, 56.1 IP, 49 K, 46 H, 28 R, 21 ER, 37 BB, .219 BA
• Named Preseason All-Conference in The American
• Was sixth in The American in hits allowed per nine innings at 7.35
• Notched the 10th lowest ERA in the conference
• Recorded the fifth lowest opponent batting average
• Posted a trio of quality starts, finishing the year with a 3.46 ERA and a .221 opponent batting average as a starter
• Had the second most starts on the team
• Took a no-decision in five of last six starts
• Came out of the bullpen once against Wagner to throw 1 2/3 innings without allowing an earned run
• Threw a career-high eight innings against ECU (3/24) with four punchouts and one earned run against on seven hits
• Matched career-high nine strikeouts in two games against Savannah State (2/24) and Miami (3/14)
• Did not allow an earned run for the first 18 1/3 innings of the year
• Gave up just two hits over five innings with four strikeouts at No. 1 Florida (3/7) to pick up the win
• Diagnosed with a torn labrum at the end of the 2018 season, expected to miss the 2019 campaign

FRESHMAN (2017)
• Pitched in 17 games with 12 starts
• Named a Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper/Louisville Slugger
• Earned Perfect Game/Rawlings Freshman All-America Second Team honors
• Struck out 64 batters in 72 innings pitched
• Started season in the bullpen before working into the rotation in March
• Posted six quality starts
• Put up a 3.25 ERA and held opponents to a .268 batting average
• Tied for the conference lead with 10 wins, along with Robby Howell
• Pitched five innings with one earned run, and four strikeouts in a win vs. Florida (3/1)
• Threw six innings and five strikeouts in shutout win vs. Dartmouth (3/26)
• Tallied 7.2 innings, six strikeouts, and held the opponents scoreless in a win at ECU (4/15)
• Had a season-high nine strikeouts in 6.1 innings pitched in a win vs. Memphis (4/30)
• Powered Knights to the AAC regular-season title with seven inning, six hit, one earned run performance against USF in the final day of the regular season

PRIOR TO UCF
• As a Senior for the Huskies he was named 1st team All-Conference, Seminole County Player of the Year and Central Florida Player of the Year
• All-time leader for the Huskies in wins, starts and innings pitched
• Season leader in batting avg and hits
• As a Junior for the Huskies he was named 1st team All-Conference and 1st team All-Area
• As a Sophomore for the Huskies he was named 1st team All-Conference
• As a Freshman for the Huskies he was a Breakthrough Player of the Year Honorable Mention

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