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Casey Lambert
Casey Lambert

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Harrisonburg, Va.

High School:
St. Anne's Belfield

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 160

Position:
LHP

B/T:
R/L




2006
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Ranks first all-time at UVa with 32 career saves, which is fifth all-time in the ACC and nine away from the all-time ACC record
• Posted 10 saves which is second all-time on the single-season record lists giving him the top three single-season rankings for saves
• Saves came against The Citadel, George Mason, No. 1 Georgia Tech, No. 24 Wake Forest, Longwood, Boston College, Maryland, Old Dominion, Virginia Tech and Florida State
• Tossed a season-long six innings with five strikeouts in 17-inning game at College of Charleston (2/26)
• First win of the season came in 2-1 victory over No. 2 Clemson (3/17)
• Added second win of Clemson series in a 7-4 victory in series finale completing a sweep of the Tigers (3/19)
• Third win came against Mount St. Mary's (5/2)
• Struck out 44 batters in 38.2 innings and contributed in two Cavalier shutouts
• Named ACC Pitcher of the Week on Mar. 20 after picking up two wins against Clemson
• Named Second Team All-ACC by SEBaseball.com

2005
• Set single-season record with 14 saves topping his own record he set in 2004
• Finished the season 1-3 with a 2.81 ERA with 14 saves and 39 strikeouts in 41.2 innings pitched - Gave up one hit in one scoreless inning to record the save in Virginia's 2-0 win over UNC Wilmington (2/12)
• Earned saves against UNC Wilmington (2/13), Bucknell (2/19), Marist (3/11)
• Struck out a season-high five batters in 4.2 innings of relief work, giving up no runs and only two hits
• Recorded his fifth save of the year, tying him for second for all-time career saves at Virginia with 13, pitching 2.2 scoreless innings with three strikeouts and only three hits as Virginia defeated Marist, 10-5 (3/12)
• Pitched 2.2 scoreless innings in relief and struck out three for his first win of the season, a 6-5 final over Maryland (3/19)
• Recorded his sixth save of the season after pitching a scoreless inning, allowing only one hit in Virginia's 8-5 win over Virginia Tech (3/27)
• Pitched one inning and did not allow a hit to record his seventh save of the season in Virginia's 2-1 win over VMI (3/30)
• Posted his eighth save of the season, tying his own UVa school record for most single-season saves, which he set in 2004, by pitching one scoreless inning to close UVa's 2-0 win over N.C. State (4/8)
• Earned his ninth save when he pitched a scoreless ninth inning and struck out two in Virginia's 4-2 win over No. 4 Georgia Tech (4/22)
• Tied a UVa school record for most career saves (18) with his one scoreless inning in a 2-1 win against No. 4 Georgia Tech (4/24)
• Set a UVa record for career saves as he recorded his 19th against William & Mary, allowing no runs on one hit and striking out four in Virginia's 9-4 victory (4/27)
• Named second team All-ACC by SEBaseball.com in preseason

2004
• Named the ACC Pitcher of the Week on Mar. 15
• Tied the single season school-record for saves when he posted his eighth save against Liberty on May 19
• Helped guide Virginia to its first three-game sweep ever over Georgia Tech, picked up his second win of the season by pitching three scoreless innings in UVa's 4-3 victory over No. 17 Georgia Tech (3/12)
• Posted his first collegiate save by recording one strikeout through one hitless inning in Virginia's 2-1 win over the Yellow Jackets (3/13)
• Closed out UVa's sweep over No. 17 Georgia Tech by striking out one batter and allowing one earned run on one hit in a 8-5 win over GT (3/14)
• Recorded his first collegiate save by pitching one hitless inning with a strikeout in UVa's 2-1 win over Georgia Tech (3/13)
• Recorded his first collegiate win, pitching 3.0 innings and allowing only one run on three hits while striking out three batters in Virginia's 3-2 victory over Seton Hall (2/27)
• Made his first collegiate appearance, pitching 1.2 innings and recording one strikeout in Virginia's 9-3 win against North Carolina A&T (2/14)
• Was one out shy of pitching a complete game in his first career start, recording five strikeouts through 8.2 innings while allowing two runs on nine hits in UVa's 3-2 win against Radford (4/27)
• Threw 1.1 inning and struck out one batter to record a save in Virginia's 11-7 victory over Wake Forest (5/14) before tossing 1.2 innings and striking out one batter to pick up a victory in UVa's 8-6 win over WFU (5/15)
• Recorded back-to-back saves in consecutive games against Liberty when he pitched a scoreless inning to close out the game in Virginia's 6-4 victory over the Flames (5/18) before going 2/3 of an inning in UVa's 5-4 comeback win over Liberty (5/19)
• Picked up his third win of the season in UVa's 5-3 victory against Maryland (4/16)
• Posted his fifth save of the season, pitching one hitless inning with two strikeouts in Virginia's 4-3 victory against Clemson (4/10)
• Recorded his third save of the season in UVa's 3-1 victory over Duke (4/4)
• Posted his second save of the season, pitching two hitless innings in Virginia's 6-5 win over Duke (4/3).

Prep
• Lettered four times in baseball, twice at St. Anne's Belfield under coach Alan Swanson (2002-2003) and twice at Harrisonburg High School for coach Jay Hook (2000-2001)
• Named the 2003 Virginia Independent School Baseball Association and the Charlottesville Daily Progress' Central-Virginia Player of the Year
• Twice selected to the First Team All-State VISBA and to the First Team All-Prep League (2002-2003)
• As a senior, set the team record with 19 strikeouts in a game
• Member of the three-time AAU State Champion Virginia Cobras
• Served as team captain and was named the team's Defensive Player of the Year his senior year
• Selected to the Daily Progress' All-Central Virginia First Team as a junior

Personal
• Parents are Wayne and Kathie Lambert
• Has two siblings, Matt and Jenny
• Born December 11, 1985 in Charlottesville, Va.

Lambert's Career Pitching Statistics

Year ERA G-GS W-L SV CG-SO IP H R ER BB K HB WP
2004 2.54 29-1 4-1 8 0-0 60.1 51 18 17 21 40 6 0
2005 2.83 27-0 1-3 14 0-6 41.2 35 13 13 17 39 2 0
2006 2.79 28-0 3-2 10 0-6 38.2 41 18 12 11 44 2 1
Career 2.70 84-1 8-6 32 0-8 140.2 117 49 42 49 123 10 1