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14 Derek Casey
Derek  Casey


Mechanicsville, Va.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195



Four Cavaliers Earn All-ACC Accolades

Weber, Casey honored for the first time


Virginia Takes Opener Behind Big Fifth Inning

Virginia Takes Opener Behind Big Fifth Inning Cavaliers plate six runs in the fifth


No. 10 Clemson Edges Virginia in Series Opener

Tigers toss six-straight scoreless innings to close out the game


Louisville Takes Opener With Late Rally

Cardinals plate two runs in bottom of the eighth


Cavaliers Split Friday Doubleheader with Hokies

Casey pitches complete game shutout in game one


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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