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Brandon Waddell
Brandon Waddell

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Clear Lake

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 180

Position:
LHP

B/T:
L/L



07/03/2014

Four Cavaliers Named to All-ACC Academic Baseball Team

Mayberry, Papi, Pinero and Waddell earn spots on squad

06/26/2014

Virginia Falls 3-2 to Vanderbilt in the CWS Finals

Cavaliers are the national runners-up for the first time in program history

06/25/2014

Virginia Baseball Will Play for National Championship on Wednesday

Cavaliers even the series against Vanderbilt with 7-2 victory

06/18/2014

Virginia Downs TCU 3-2 in One of Longest Games in CWS History

Daniel Pinero hits sac fly in the bottom of the 15th to give UVa a 3-2 victory

06/08/2014

Cavaliers Down Maryland 7-3 to Even Charlottesville Super Regional

Virginia offense records 17 hits in victory

06/25/2014

College World Series Finals Game 2 (by Matt Riley)

College World Series Finals Game 2 (by Matt Riley)

06/24/2014

Virginia vs. Vanderbilt- College World Series Game 2

Virginia vs. Vanderbilt- College World Series Game 2

06/23/2014

Virginia Baseball: 2014 Season in Photos

Relive all of the excitement by browsing some of the best images from the run to the College World Series.

06/17/2014

Virginia vs. TCU Baseball -- 6/17/14

Gallery of shots from UVa's 15-inning victory over TCU in the CWS

06/08/2014

Virginia vs. Maryland- Baseball NCAA Super Regional Game 2

Virginia defeats Maryland, 7-3 in NCAA Super Regional Game 2

2014
• Third-Team All-ACC honoree
• Selected to College World Series All-Tournament Team
• UVa went 15-3 in his starts (18 starts tied for the most in season in program history)
• Walked 19 batters in 114 innings; became 12th pitcher in program history to reach 100 innings in a season
• Had sensational NCAA Tournament, going 3-0 with 1.59 ERA over four starts
• Finished second in ACC with 10 wins and 114 innings pitched
• Posted 2.37 ERA in ACC games (12th in league)
• Named to All-ACC Academic Baseball Team
• Worked at least six innings in 12 of his 18 starts, including 10 straight starts at one point
• Did not allow more than three earned runs in any of his final 17 starts
• Had streaks of no walks in 33 1/3 innings and no unintentional walks in 37 2/3 IP snapped when he walked leadoff batter in fourth inning at Florida State
• Started two games in College World Series
• Recorded first career nine-inning complete game in CWS Finals vs. Vanderbilt, allowing one earned run (6/24)
• Took no decision vs. TCU in CWS, going seven innings and allowing just one earned run (6/17)
• Pitched 5 2/3 innings of one-run baseball to pick up win in super regional against Maryland (6/8)
• Worked 6 2/3 innings to earn NCAA regional win over Arkansas (6/1); did not allow run until two outs in seventh
• Pitched five scoreless innings, struck out seven in ACC tourney win over North Carolina (5/23)
• Allowed one run in seven solid innings in win over Georgia Tech (5/11)
• Worked seven innings of three-hit baseball to earn win in rubber game at Florida State (4/27)
• Fired 6 1/3 shutout innings in win over Clemson (4/13)
• Worked eight innings and allowed only two hits in win at Pitt (4/6)
• Worked 6 1/3 innings in second game of doubleheader vs. BC (no decision)
• Recorded first career complete game in six-inning, rain-shortened game against Monmouth (3/2)

2013
• Friday starter all year for UVa; was only freshman to start every series opener in ACC in 2013
• Tied for third among all freshmen nationally in strikeouts (84)
• Finished eighth in ACC in strikeouts
• Was first freshman to start a UVa season opener since Dave Sammons on Feb. 26, 1986, at William and Mary
• UVa was 13-3 in his starts
• Struck out 15 batters in six IP against Toledo - most strikeouts by a UVa freshman since Seth Greisinger vs. UNC in 1994
• Named one of Collegiate Baseball's six National Players of the Week on Feb. 25 following his outing against Toledo
• Worked seven innings of one-run, three hit baseball to win win in NCAA opener vs. Army; struck out eight (5/31)
• Pitched seven innings at UNC (5/16); gave up four runs in first three innings before shutting out UNC over final four frames
• Worked 6 1/3 innings in no decision against Duke, giving up four runs (two earned) on five hits, including pair of two-run homers (5/10)
• Picked up Friday win at Virginia Tech, working 5 2/3 innings (6ER, 8H, BB, 5K)
• Worked six innings of one-run baseball in win over Florida State (4/20); 4H, 3BB, 3K
• Suffered first loss at Georgia Tech despite good outing; worked 5 2/3 innings, allowing 2 ER, 6 H, BB (4/12)
• Earned no decision vs. NC State (3/23), tossing 5 2/3 innings (2ER, 6H, 0BB, 6K)
• Pitched 6 1/3 innings against Clemson (3/15), striking out eight
• Worked into seventh inning vs. Maryland; allowed three earned runs in six innings (3/9)

PREP
• Named all-district at first base in 2012
• Served as 2012 team captain
• Coached by Rupert Jaso at Clear Lake
• Member of National Honor Society

PERSONAL
• Parents are Chuck and Terrie Waddell
• Has one sister, Samantha

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