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Chris Gale
Chris Gale

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Durham, N.H.

High School:
Oyster River

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 220

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
02/05/1982

Experience:
3L



2003: Pitched in Virginia's weekend rotation ... Recorded his first win of the season by pitching 6.1 innings, allowing two earned runs on eight hits while striking out a game-high four batters in Virginia's 3-2 victory over Charlotte (3/8) ... Posted a season-high eight strikeouts after going 6.0 innings and allowed only one run against #17 Georgia Tech (5/10) ... Picked up his second win of the season by going 7.0 scoreless innings, allowing only three hits while striking out a game-high five batters in Virginia's 9-0 victory over Duke (3/23) ... Notched his third win of the season after going 6.2 innings and allowed only two runs on six hits while striking out two batters in Virginia's 13-2 win against Wake Forest (4/26) ... Pitched 6.0 innings, allowing two runs on seven hits while striking out three batters against #4 Florida State (3/16) ... Pitched a season-high 7.1 innings, allowing three runs on five hits while striking out two batters against #14 N.C. State (4/19) ... Went 6.0 innings, allowing two earned runs on five hits while striking out four batters against #12 Richmond (3/3) ... Started and pitched 4.1 innings, allowing three earned runs on four hits against #20 Auburn (2/16).

2002: Began the season as one of Virginia's top pitchers in the rotation ... Pitched a complete game shut-out and struck out five batters while scattering seven hits and no runs in Virginia's 2-0 victory over Seton Hall (3/2) ... Pitched 5.2 innings and recorded a win, allowing eight hits and five earned runs in Virginia's 7-5 victory over Bucknell (2/16) ... Pitched seven innings, allowing seven hits and three runs (two earned) against Western Carolina (2/23) ... Pitched six innings, allowing four earned runs and striking out four batters in Virginia's 11-10 win over #1 Florida State (3/15) ... Tallied a win by pitching a season-high eight innings and allowed only five hits and three earned runs while striking out a career-high ten batters in Virginia's 8-3 victory over Duke (3/23).

2001: Made his UVa debut and recorded his first collegiate strikeout against Seton Hall (3/3) after pitching 1.0 inning ... Made his first collegiate start against Richmond (4/3) ... Pitched 1.0 inning and recorded a strikeout to close out the game in Virginia's 12-2 victory over UNC-Greensboro (3/14) ... Closed the game out by pitching 1.1 innings without allowing a hit or a run against Florida State (3/10) ... Pitched 2.0 innings in Virginia's 14-5 victory over Duke (3/18).

Prep & Personal: Four-time letter winner at Oyster River where he was a pitcher (1997-2000) ... Named All-State three times ... Honored as New Hampshire Player of the Year in 2000 ... Drafted in 2000 by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 30th round ... Participated in the Area Code Games in Long Beach, Calif. in 1999 and was named Area Code Game All-Star in competition against the Japanese National Team ... Pitched for the Dover Post 8 American Legion baseball team en route to winning the New Hampshire State Championship (2000) ... Three-time letter winner in soccer and one-time letter winner in basketball at Oyster River ... Son of Richard and Susan Gale ... Father played MLB for the Kansas City Royals, San Francisco Giants, Cincinnati Reds, Boston Red Sox and the Henshin Tigers in Japan ... Born February 5, 1982 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Gale's Career Pitching Statistics

Year ERA G-GS W-L SV CG-SO IP H R ER BB K HB WP Avg
2001 11.57 9-1 0-2 0 0-0 11.2 24 19 15 8 4 1 2 .421
2002 6.36 9-9 2-2 0 1-1 46.2 63 37 33 14 31 7 1 .328
2003 4.68 12-12 3-4 0 1-0 67.1 76 36 35 15 35 6 1 .351
Career 5.95 30-22 5-8 0 2-1 125.2 163 92 83 37 70 14 4 .315