• Biography - Jeff Dennis / Baseball    
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   Class   Senior
   Position   LHP
 Height / Weight   6-6 / 215
   Hometown   North Syracuse, N.Y.
   High School   Liverpool HS
 
 
   

As a Junior (2008):

Towering lefty who was drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 40th round of the MLB Amateur Draft
Made 14 starts as team's No. 2 starter
Went 4-5 with 3.97 ERA
Struck out 62 in 81.2 innings (6.8/game)
Ranked second in America East with six complete games
Also ranked second in opposing batting average (.223)
Conference opponents hit just .203 off him
Tossed two-hit gem against Stony Brook in America East tournament in front of MLB scouts
Gave up one unearned run over eight innings
Allowed just two earned runs over his final 27 innings (last four starts)
Struck out season-high eight against both Longwood and La Salle in back-to-back March outings
Went six scoreless innings to blank Hartford on May 10

As a Sophomore (2007):

Made 12 appearances with eight starts
Posted a 4-2 record with a team-best 2.62 ERA
Struck out 54 batters in 55.0 innings pitched
Ranked second in the America East in hits allowed (45), doubles allowed (7) and earned runs allowed (16)
Ranked third in the conference in ERA (2.62) and opposing batting average (.212)
Only gave up two home runs
Pitched seven innings giving up two hits and no earned runs while striking out eight in a 3-1 win over Lafayette on Mar. 25
Pitched for the Martinsville Mustangs in the Coastal Plain League over the summer

As a Freshman (2006):

Made 10 appearances with two starts
Posted a 4.43 ERA
Was the winning pitcher in both of his starts
Allowed no earned runs over six innings against Lehigh in his first career start
Named America East Rookie of the Week following that performance
Earned his first career save Apr. 30 against Maine

In High School:

Two time letterwinner from Syracuse, New York
Selected first team all league senior year
Named second team All Central New York
Pitched no-hitter against Oswego
Second in Central NY in strikeouts (97 in 46 innings) and ERA (1.46) Registered a 6-2 record as a senior
Junior year was named second team All-Colonial Class AA
Honorable mention All- Central New York team
Went 6-0 as a junior

Personal:

Born November 11, 1987
Parents are Mike and Joan Dennis
Enrolled in Watson School of Engineering.