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Chris Marinak
Chris Marinak

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Virginia Beach, Va.

High School:
Cox

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 210

Position:
RHP

Experience:
3L



2001: Recorded his first collegiate victory in Virginia's 8-7 victory over N.C. State (3/23) after pitching 0.2 innings and allowing no runs ... Earned his second win of the season after replacing starter Brandon Creswell and pitched 1.1 scoreless inning in Virginia's 15-7 victory over Maryland (4/21) ... Recorded three strikeouts in just 2.0 innings against Clemson (5/13) ... Posted his second save of the season after pitching 1.1 scoreless innings and allowing no runs on one hit with two strikeouts in Virginia's 7-4 victory over Virginia Tech (4/11) ... Pitched 4.1 innings and struck out four batters against Radford (4/5) ... Made his first appearance of the season after pitching 1.2 innings in Virginia's 6-5 victory over Penn State (2/24) ... Recorded his first save of the season after pitching 3.0 innings and gathering one strikeout in Virginia's 6-3 victory over UNC-Greensboro (3/13) ... Recorded 1.1 innings of work against #3 Georgia Tech (3/31) ... Pitched a scoreless inning and recorded two strikeouts against Clemson (5/12) ... Pitched 1.1 innings and struck out one batter against VCU (3/20) ... Recorded 1.2 innings of scoreless pitching with a strikeout against the #3 Miami Hurricanes (4/29) ... Pitched 1.2 scoreless innings against Virginia Tech (5/1) ... Pitched 1.0 inning and closed out the game against Richmond (4/3) ... Pitched 1.0 inning and struck out one batter in Virginia's 4-3 victory over Duke (3/12).

2000: One of Virginia's top relief pitchers ... Had 21 appearances and started two games ... Made his first appearance of the season in relief duty at LSU (2/12) in the season-opener for both teams ... Pitched a solid 3.2 innings against Georgia Tech (4/14) and allowed only one run on one hit to go along with a strikeout ... Threw 2.1 innings and recorded a strikeout against Wake Forest (3/25) in Virginia's 10-9 victory ... Pitched 2.0 innings in Virginia's home-opener vs. ODU and recorded a career-high three strikeouts ... Pitched two scoreless innings and recorded a strikeout against #6 Clemson (5/14) ... Made his first start of the season against Richmond (4/4).

1999: Appeared in seven games ... Pitched a career-high 4.2 innings against North Carolina (4/16) and allowed only two hits in the contest ... Recorded 3.1 and 3.0 innings of work on the mound against GMU (5/4) and Virginia Tech (4/21), respectively ... Posted two strikeouts against the Hokies ... Big righthander with good velocity who battled for a top job out of the pen ... Chose UVa over Duke and Princeton.

Prep & Personal: Pitched for John Ingram at Cox ... Member of 1996 Cox AAA state title squad ... Earned three letters in baseball ... First-team all-district and all-region as a senior ... Named Virginia Beach Sports Club Male Student-Athlete of the Year and Cox H.S. Male Student-Athlete of the Year in (1998) ... Graduated third in senior class ... Named 1998 Optimist Male Student of the Year for Virginia Beach as a senior ... Member of National Honor Society, Math Honor Society and Student Council ... Born Sept. 8, 1980 in Va. Beach, Va.