| Biography - Mike Van Gorder / Baseball|
Junior Year (2006): Pitched in 11 games with eight starts...posted
a 6-1 record, leading the team and ranking third in the conference
in wins...had a 2.79 ERA, good for second on the team and third
in the America East...gave up just two runs over 17 innings in
his first four appearances...did not give up a home run in 51.2
innings... ranked second in the conference in opposing batting
average (.223)...threw a complete game two-hit shutout in his
first start of the season on Mar. 26 at Lehigh...also had a complete-game
win in Apr. 15 contest vs. UMBC...won his last five decisions...recorded
a save against Bucknell on Mar. 18.
Sophomore Year (2005): Pitched in 13 games with seven starts ... produced a 4-1 record ... had a 4.25 ERA ... struck out 33 batters in 55 innings of work ... in five out his six relief appearences did not allow an earned run ... went 8.2 innings and gave up just three earned runs against Lafayette.
Freshman Year (2005): Saw action in 10 games with one start ... notched first collegiate save with 1.2 innings of scoreless relief against Le Moyne ... struck out four and allowed only one hit in three innings of last outing of season.
In High School: Played shortstop and pitched for nearby Vestal High ... helped lead team to Section IV Class A Championship as junior ... splitting time between shortstop and pitcher, posted 2-1 record with 1.40 ERA ... in summer he went 4-1 and batted .300 for American Legion Vestal Post 89 ... as senior was selected for Exceptional Senior All-Star Game ... also was all-star hockey player for Vestal.
Personal: Born July 18, 1985 ... parents are Thomas and Geralyn Van Gorder ... enrolled in School of Management.