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    Drew Duff

    Hometown:
    Sevierville, Tennessee

    High School:
    Sevier County

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 190

    Position:
    Righthanded Pitcher

    Birthdate:
    01/30/1980


    Experienced reliever and starter known for fiery competitiveness and strikeout ability ? his career stats included a 12-4 record, three saves and 5.65 ERA, with 114 strikeouts, 54 walks and 169 hits allowed in 135.1 innings (58 appearances, 11 starts) ? spent 1999 and 2000 summers playing for the Hays (Kan.) Larks team that reached title game of 2000 National Baseball Congress World Series ? member of winningest class in ND baseball history (188-67-1).

    AS A SENIOR: Posted team-best 2.38 ERA in nine appearances (2-0, SV, 21 Ks, 7 BB, 25 H in 22.2 IP) ? led staff with 8.34 Ks per 9 IP ? played key role in 10-6, 10-inning comeback at West Virginia (5 IP, UER, 3 H, 2 BB, 3 Ks) ? helped post 5-4 win over Western Michigan (3.1 IP, 3 H, BB, 4 Ks) ? saved 10-9 win over Central Michigan (2 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 2 Ks) ? helped Irish rally by Rutgers, 6-5 (2.1 IP, 2 H) ? logged 3.1 solid innings in NCAA Super Regional loss at Florida State (12-5; 4 H, 2 R, BB, 4 Ks).

    AS A JUNIOR: Made 13 appearances (three starts), winning both decisions (4.99, 28 Ks, 9 BB, 34 H, 30.2 IP) ... won at Georgetown (17-10; 7 IP, 9 H, 6 R, 2 BB, 5 Ks) and in five-inning shutout effort vs. Valparaiso (7-3; 2 H, 4 Ks).

    AS A SOPHOMORE: Made 15 appearances (eight starts) with 4-2 record and 5.05 ERA (40 Ks, 18 BB, 62 H, 51.2 IP) ... posted 7-3 win vs. IUPUI, when he tied Eck Stadium record for Ks (10) by an ND player (6 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 2 BB) ... added relief win vs. Toledo (6-3; 6 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 2 Ks), plus wins as starter vs. Chicago State (4-1; 3 IP, H, R, BB, 6 Ks) and Georgetown (12-1; 5 IP, 2 H, UER, BB, 2 Ks).

    AS A FRESHMAN: Made 21 relief appearances (4-2, 2 SV, 9.79, 25 Ks, 20 BB, 48 H, 30.1 IP) ... saved 3-1 win over Penn State (2 IP, H, K) ... picked up 4-3 win over St. Mary's, Texas (2 IP, R, 2 H, BB, K) ... saved 10-8 win at Villanova (1.1 IP, H, 2 Ks) ... posted 6-5 win over Providence (3 IP, R, 4 H, 2 Ks) ... pitcher of record vs. Pittsburgh (9-8; K) and Boston College (9-6; 0.1 IP).

    PREP & PERSONAL: Team MVP as starting pitcher and shortstop at Sevier County High School ... played with Knoxville Thunder in summer of ?98 ... all-state in 1997 ? born Jan. 30, 1980, in Pensacola, Fla. ... son of Dennis and Sharron Duff ... full name is Dennis Andrew Duff ... graduated with marketing degree from the Mendoza College of Business.

    Duff's Career Statistics

    Year G/GS/CG IP H R ER BB K WP HB BK AVG HR W-L SV ERA
    1999 21/0/0 30.1 48 45 33 20 25 4 2 0 .345 6 4-2 2 9.79
    2000 15/8/0 51.2 62 34 29 18 40 4 2 0 .302 2 4-2 0 5.05
    2001 13/3/0 30.2 34 17 17 9 28 0 0 0 .288 2 2-0 0 4.99
    2002 9/0/0 22.2 25 7 6 7 21 1 1 0 .294 1 2-0 1 2.38
    Career 58/11/0 135.1 169 103 85 54 114 9 5 0 .283 11 12-4 3 5.65
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