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14 Derek Casey
Derek  Casey


Mechanicsville, Va.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195




UVA Downs DBU, 6-3, to Advance at Fort Worth Regional

Casey works seven strong innings as UVA moves on to face TCU/CCSU winner


No. 9 Virginia Rolls to 16-3 Win at Georgia Tech

Cavaliers reach 40-win plateau for 11th time in last 14 seasons


No. 10 Virginia Tops Miami, 7-4, to Claim Series

Cavaliers win fifth straight ACC series and eighth straight series against Miami


No. 10 Virginia Walks Off With 8-7 Win Over Liberty

Novak hits game-winning single in bottom of ninth inning


No. 12 Virginia Holds Off Virginia Tech, 10-9

Cavaliers rack up 17 hits in series-opening win


A Championship Season in Photos: 2015 Virginia Baseball

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

• Made 14 starts, including five in ACC play
• Worked seven innings of three-run baseball and did not issue a walk to earn win in his NCAA regional start against Dallas Baptist (6/3)
• Pitched 5 1/3 innings, allowing two earned runs, in ACC tournament start against Duke (5/25)
• Matched career high by pitching seven innings in last regular-season start against Georgia Tech, earning the win (3ER, 3 H, 3 BB, 8 K)
• Also worked seven innings in his first ACC start in win over Pitt (4/7)
• Struck out career-high 10 batters in 6 1/3 innings in no-decision at VCU (3/29)
• Allowed two runs or fewer in each of his first seven starts

• Sat out season after undergoing elbow surgery late in the 2015 season

• Pitched in 10 games, including six midweek starts
• Made midweek start for five straight weeks from March 25 to April 21, with UVA earning wins in all of them
• Left April 21 game vs. Longwood after 2 2/3 innings with injury and did not pitch again in 2015
• Earned first college win on March 25 at Liberty
• Worked seven-plus innings of one-run baseball in win in hometown of Richmond on March 31 at VCU
• Made UVA debut on Feb. 14 out of bullpen at East Carolina

• Selected by St. Louis in 22nd round of 2014 MLB Draft
• 2014 Virginia Player of the Year
• Named 2014 Second-Team High School All-American by Perfect Game
• Named to MaxPreps 2014 Medium Schools All-America Team
• Went 27-0 with 0.51 ERA during his high-school career
• Led team to 2013 and 2014 Virginia state championships
• 2014 All-Metro Player of the Year; two-time All-Metro selection
• Coached by Charlie Dragum
• Played travel team baseball with EvoShield Canes

• Parents are Dale and Pia Casey
• Has one sister, Emma



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