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32 Tommy Keiper
Tommy  Keiper

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chesapeake, Va.

High School:
Greenbrier Christian

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 205

Position:
RHP

Experience:
2L

1999: Contributed out of the bullpen ... Went 2-3 on the mound after making 20 appearances, including four starts ... Recorded 31 strikeouts after facing 221 batters through 43.2 innings of work ... Had an outstanding game against Virginia Commonwealth (April 7th) when he pitched five strong innings and allowed only one hit to go along with three strikeouts ... Tallied a season-high six strikeouts against Richmond (March 31) ... Logged at least 5.0 innings of work four times ... Gathered his two wins on the mound against George Mason (March 24) and VCU (April 7) ... Has good work habits.

1998: Pitched a good deal out of the bullpen ... Appeared in 15 games, starting once ... Had a 3-0 record with a 4.15 earned run average and 26 strikeouts in 34.2 innings ... Threw four innings of relief in final game against Florida State, allowing only one earned run on three hits ... Tossed 3.2 innings of scoreless relief in last game with Wake Forest, allowing only three hits and striking out two ... Had a career-high five strikeouts while throwing three innings in win over Richmond ... Tossed 3.1 innings of scoreless, one-hit relief to earn the victory in first game against Virginia Tech ... Threw four innings of relief in first game against VCU, allowing two runs on two hits ... Earned the win at James Madison in his first career start, striking out three while allowing three runs in five innings ... Tossed one shutout inning in second game against Liberty, striking out two ... Threw two perfect innings of relief in first game with William & Mary, striking out two ... Picked up the first win of his college career against VMI, throwing three innings of relief and allowing only one hit and an unearned run while striking out three ... Threw one inning during second game against Penn State in his collegiate debut.

Prep & Personal: A four-year letterwinner at Greenbrier Christian Academy ... Earned first-team all-state honors as a senior ... A two-time all-conference selection ... Led his team to the Virginia Independent School championship ... Also earned two letters in football and one in basketball ... Named second-team all-state in football ... Student body president as a senior ... Born Jan. 18, 1979 in Calvert County, Md.

Keiper's Career Statistics

Year   ERA   G-GS  W-L  SV CG-SO IP    H   R   ER  BB  K   HB WP  Avg
1998   4.15  15-1  3-0  0  0-0   34.2  31  20  16  21  26  0  4  .237
1999   5.77  20-4  2-3  0  0-0   43.2  63  41  28  23  31  5  2  .341
Career 5.06  35-5  5-3  0  0-0   78.1  94  61  44  44  57  5  6  .297

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