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13 Alec Bettinger
Alec  Bettinger


Woodbridge, Va.

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Height / Weight:
6-2 / 180



Return Engagement in Omaha Awaits Surging 'Hoos

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Cavaliers Use Ninth-Inning Rally to Defeat Maryland, 5-4, and Advance to CWS

Ernie Clement's walk-off single sends Virginia to its fourth College World Series


'Hoos Follow Improbable Route to Latest Title

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Virginia Defeats North Carolina, 2-1 in 10 Innings

Cavaliers rally in ninth inning for key victory


Virginia Defeats Richmond, 8-6

Pinero's two-run single in eighth provides winning margin


A Championship Season in Photos: 2015 Virginia Baseball

Images from UVa's run through College World Series and to the national title


Baseball vs. Miami (By Kelsey Grant)

Baseball vs. Miami (By Kelsey Grant)

• Second on team with 27 appearances, including four starts
• Earned three saves, including in ACC wins over Duke and North Carolina
• Tied for third on team with five wins
• Picked up win in Game 2 of NCAA Super Regional against Maryland after pitching perfect ninth inning (6/6)
• Earned save in Game 1 at North Carolina by working scoreless 10th inning, leaving runners at second and third to end game
• Pitched out of first and third, none-out situation in eighth inning of tie game vs Richmond; earned win (5/12)
• Picked up first career save on Feb. 27 against Hartford
• In three regular-season starts, he allowed one earned run over 15 innings while striking out 17


• Earned wins in all six of his midweek starts, allowing just three earned runs in those contests
• Struck out the side in ninth inning in NCAA tournament opener against Bucknell (5/30)
• Worked five innings of one-run baseball in latest start, a win, against VCU (5/13)
• Had streak of 15 straight scoreless innings snapped against William & Mary (4/16)
• Struck out career-high 11 batters and gave up just one hit and one walk in start against Richmond (4/23)
• Worked four shutout innings to earn win at James Madison (4/8)
• Tossed six shutout frames in victory over Old Dominion (4/1)
• Worked five shutout innings in win over Longwood (3/26)
• Made first college start vs. Princeton, tossing four innings of two-run baseball to earn first win (3/20)
• Tossed 1 2/3 scoreless innings in first appearance vs. VMI (2/15)

• Named First-Team All-District in 2013
• Earned Honorable Mention All-Northwest Region honors in 2013
• Was Honorable Mention All-District selection in 2012
• Team MVP in 2012 and 2013
• Coached by Craig Flesher PERSONAL
• Parents are Mark and Linda Bettinger
• Has one sister, Julia, and one brother, Cooper



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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.

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