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11 Bennett Sousa
Bennett  Sousa

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
North Palm Beach, Fla.

High School:
The Benjamin School

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 210

Position:
LHP

03/04/2017

No. 12 Virginia Splits Saturday Doubleheader

Cavaliers win opener, 12-3, over La Salle before dropping nightcap to Niagara

02/25/2017

No. 13 Virginia Rolls Past Rutgers, 12-4

Cavaliers improve to 6-0 on the young season

02/19/2017

No. 16 UVA Chalks Up 9-6 Comeback Win Over Kansas

Cavaliers score nine unanswered runs in last three innings to finish weekend 3-0

05/03/2016

No. 13 Virginia Defeats Liberty for Sixth Straight Win, 7-3

Bullpen works 6 1/3 scoreless innings in victory

04/19/2016

Virginia Earns 11-3 Midweek Win over Radford

Sousa and Shambora scatter four hits in Tuesday night win

2016
• Appeared in 16 games, including 13 out of bullpen
• His last three appearances were midweek starts
• Fired scoreless 10th and 11th inning in earning win against Monmouth (3/5)
• Worked into the sixth inning and did not walk a batter in first college start against Radford, earning the win (4/19)

2015
• Made seven appearances out of bullpen
• Recorded scoreless outings in six of his seven games
• Made first ACC appearances against Florida State, pitching on March 21 and 22
• Made UVa debut on Feb. 20 against Marist, working one scoreless inning

THE BENJAMIN SCHOOL
• Named 2014 Second-Team All-American by Perfect Game
• Also named to Perfect Game's Underclass All-America teams in 2012 and 2013
• Named to Palm Beach Post All-Area Team all four years
• Earned Palm Beach County First-Team All-County honors twice at pitcher
• Claimed Florida First-Team All-Region honors as senior
• Was Palm Beach District Pitcher of Year as sophomore
• Coached by Brian Kaplan
• Earned Buccaneer Award his senior year (for leadership)
• Played travel team baseball with Florida Burn

PERSONAL
• Parents are John and Erika Sousa
• Has two sisters, Gretchen and Whitney

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