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  • Jess Stewart 2007 game-by-game stats (updated regularly)

  • Jess Stewart final 2006 game-by-game stats (updated regularly)

    Battle-tested reliever who can enter tough lategame situations or turn in long relief stint with equal efficiency ... workhorse with a solid track record of success ... expected to be a stabilizing force on the young 2007 staff ... a strike-thrower and bulldog on the mound ... combines size (6-3, 215) with heavy, tailing two-seam fastball ... also throws a quality slider and changeup ... was one of top freshmen on 2004 staff (7-1 record) before seeing his sophomore season cut short by knee problem that later required surgery (he returned to make 22 appearances in '06) ... has made strides in strength and overall conditioning while developing greater command of his fastball ... has advanced mechanics and a clean, fluid delivery ... has proven that he can be a dominant strikeout/groundout pitcher ... ironed out his delivery and worked on a slider during 2004 fall workouts ... enters final season with a 2.97 career ERA - just .07 shy of a top-10 spot in the ND record book - in 94 innings (12-4 record, 45 GP/11 GS, 99 H/.268 opp. avg., 26 BB, 45 Ks) ... nearly half of runs against him have been unearned (24 of 55) ... his low career walk rate (2.49 BB/9 IP) ranks 15th in ND history ... had two impressive outings in 2003 Blue-Gold fall intrasquad series, logging four shutout innings for Blue (4 H, 7 UER, BB, K) ... played sparingly in summer of 2006 for Clark Griffith League's Wilson (N.C.) Tobs (1 GP, 2 IP, 3 H) and in summer of '04 for CGL's Herndon (Va.) Braves (8 IP, 10 H, 5 BB, 5 Ks) ... one of eight Virginia natives to monogram with Notre Dame baseball ... inherited No. 32 jersey worn previous four seasons by all-BIG EAST pitcher Ryan Kalita ... posted Dean's List GPA (3.47) during 2003 fall semester and again in spring of '05 (3.93) ... could face former Harris Rangers summer teammate Jake Bruton when Notre Dame plays Harvard in 2007 season.

    AS A JUNIOR: Valuable middle reliever who finished 3rd on the team with a 2.31 season ERA while totaling twice as many strikeouts (21) as walks (10) in 22 appearances (3rd-most on staff) that included a 4-2 record and a save ... allowed just 7-of-34 leadoff batters to reach base (.194, best on staff) ... his groundout rate of 12.46 GOs/9 IP (54 total) narrowly trailed team leader Brett Graffy (12.49) ... closed seven games (2nd on team) ... his other stats included 39 hits allowed (.258 opp. avg., 1 HR) in 39.0 innings (he had a single wild pitch and did not hit a batter) ... ranked 5th on staff in opp. RH batting (.240) and groundout/flyout ratio (1.4), with other situational stats including .291 batting by LH hitters, .309 with 2-outs and .348 with runners on ... averaged 4.9 Ks, 2.3 walks and 9.0 hits allowed per 9 IP ... allowed 9-of-19 inherited runners to score while his first batters faced hit 6-for-17 (BB, 3 R, SF, 2 SAC, 2 Ks) ... pitched in early loss to Oklahoma (2 IP, UER, H, BB, 3 Ks, 3-4) ... threw versus Iowa twice on spring break trip in San Antonio (4 IP, H, 2 BB, K in 6- 2 win; 4.2, IP, 4 H, 4 R/1 ER, BB, 2 Ks, WP in 8-10 loss) ... picked up wins over Central Michigan (1.1 IP, R, 3 H, BB, 2 Ks; 11-9) and Pittsburgh (0.1 IP; 9-8) ... helped close 10-4 win at USF (IP, 2 Ks) before notching long-relief win over St. John's (5.2 IP, UER, 2 H, BB; 13-7) ... helped edge IPFW, 4-3 in 10 innings (1.2, IP, H, K) ... had 4 Ks in 1.2 innings of 11-5 win over Rutgers (H) before getting long-relief win in 14-12 battle with RU (4.1 IP, 2 R, 8 H, 2 BB, 2 Ks) ... pitched in wins at UConn (1.2 IP, 2 H; 7-30 and at home versus Louisville (IP, K; 11-3) ... tossed inning at BIG EAST Tournament versus West Virginia (K; 12-4) before impressive stint in title-game shutout of Louisville (3.0 IP, H, BB, K; 7-0) ... retired only batter he faced in final game of season, at Kentucky in NCAAs (4-10).

    AS A SOPHOMORE: Had impressive openingweek start in 4-2 win at Central Florida (5.1 IP, 5 H, UER, 3 BB, K) but was slowed by chronic knee problem that limited him to 15.0 innings (3.60 ERA, 1-1, 11 GP/3 GS, 19 H, 8 BB, 4 Ks) ... more than half of the runs charged to him (8 of 14) were unearned ... logged just 3.1 innings from March 10-May 14 before throwing 2.0 shutout frames at Pittsburgh (BB, K; 5-8) and registering two outs versus #17 USC (2 H, 3 UER; 3-9).

    AS A FRESHMAN: Turned in solid 2004 season as reliever and midweek starter (8 GS), with his 7-1 record bested by just three previous ND freshmen (Grant Johnson, 9-5 in '02, is only ND freshman since 1990 with more wins) ... just six BIG EAST pitchers had more than seven wins in '04 ... posted 3.39 ERA in 12 appearances (40 IP, 41 H, 8 BB, 20 Ks, .263 opp. batting avg., WP, 11 HB, BK) ... led staff in groundouts per 9 IP (12.6) and groundoutflyout ratio (1.93) ... 2nd on staff in low walk avg. (1.80 BB/9 IP) and opp. batting with runners on base (.182), 3rd in wins and 2-out batting (.174), 4th in starts (8), 5th in opp. batting by LH hitters (.263) and groundouts (56) ... other situational stats included .263 batting by RH hitters (matching his LH avg.) and .439 opp. leadoff on-base ... other 9-inn. avg.: 9.23 H, 4.50 Ks (2.5 K-BB ratio ... averaged 17.1 outs per 9 IP via Ks or GOs ... made debut as starter vs. Florida Memorial (at FAU), allowing 2 runs in 5.0 innings (5 H, BB, 4 Ks, 2 hb; 12-3) ... had brief relief stint in team's first loss, vs. local team Texas-San Antonio at Irish Baseball Classic (IP, 2 H, R) ... turned tables on UTSA two days later in IBC title game, earning spot on all-tournament team with strong 5.2 IP as winning starter (8 H, 4 R/3 ER, 3 Ks, 2 HB; 13-5) ... won as starter vs. Detroit (3 IP, 2 H, R, 2 BB, K, BK, HB; 16-6) before no-decision vs. Western Michigan (4 IP, 5 H, 3 R/2 ER, BB; 12-3) ... received just one run of support in strong start vs. Valparaiso (5 IP, H, 6 Ks, 2 HB, 16 batters faced; 9-3, bullpen lost his 1-0 lead) ... added wins over Oakland (5 IP, 5 H, 4 R/1 ER, 2 Ks, 3 HBP; 17-5) and Toledo, in planned rotation (4 IP, 5 H, 3 R, BB, WP; 9-3) ... suffered only loss after rough start and costly errors behind him vs. Cleveland State (0.2 IP, 3 H, 6 R/1 ER, BB; 5-12) ... tossed 3rd-7th innings of planned rotation to pick up 3-2 win over Central Florida (2 H, BB, 3 Ks, 19 BF) ... pitcher of record after shutout inning vs. Virginia Tech (2 H, key DP ball; 2-1).

    PREP & PERSONAL: All-conference, team captain and MVP for '03 Osbourn City High School team that ranked 24th nationally (1.41, 6-3, 90 Ks, 12 BB, 51 H, 63 IP, save) ... rated 269th on Baseball America list of nation's top prep prospect in '03 (11th-ranked in Virginia) ... first team all-state, area/district player of year and team MVP as junior on nationally-ranked '02 team that went 24-1 (3.24, 8-1, 58 Ks, 28 BB, 47 H, 58.1 IP, 3 saves) ... played third base while batting .434 in '02 (2 HR, 13 2B, 25 RBI) ... threw two no-hitters in '02 ... stroked game-winning double in '02 regional final, sending team to state tournament ... rated 8th-best prospect at '02 Team One South Showcase (at Georgia Tech), also top prospect at Mid-Atlantic Showcase ... member of 2001 u-16 World Series championship team ... played three years with Harris Rangers summer team ... member of National Honor Society ... his grandfather Jack Stewart (4-2 record) was one of top pitchers on 1945 ND baseball team ... made official visit on weekend of '02 ND-Michigan football game ... born Feb. 6, 1985, in Baltimore ... son of Deborah Stewart ... full name is Jess Keating Stewart ... a finance major, in the Mendoza College of Business.

    Stewart's Career Stats
    YearG/GS/CGIPHR ERBBKWPHB BKAVGHRW-LSVERA
    200412/8/040.04125 15820111 1.26337-10 3.39
    200511/3/015.01914 68404 1.30601-10 3.60
    200622/0/039.03916 1010211 20.25814-21 2.31
    Career45/11/094.099 553126452 172.268112-4 12.97

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    Jess Stewart
    Jess  Stewart

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Manassas, VA

    High School:
    Osbourn City

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 215

    Position:
    Righthanded Pitcher

    Birthdate:
    02/06/1985

    Bats/Throws:
    R/R

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