Battle-tested starting pitcher who again will have a vital role in 2003 ... a proven big-game pitcher who posted complete-game wins over Michigan, Florida International (NCAAs), Virginia Tech and Boston College during the past two seasons ... has become a smarter pitcher as he has gained experience ... posted impressive debut season as a sophomore in 2001 (5-1, 1.90 ERA) that was overshadowed by dominant senior duo of Aaron Heilman and Danny Tamayo ... pleasant surprise in '01, after entering as uncertain commodity due to string of injuries ... has one year of eligibility left after 2003 season (he did not pitch in 2000 due to elbow injury) ... clever pitcher who has delivered in tough situations ... has methodical effectiveness that mirrors his steady and poised personality ... throws a sneaky fastball that is boosted when he has good command of his curve ... missed most of final two high school seasons due to low back injury ... showed tremendous improvement in 1999 fall workouts before missing all of 2000 season due to elbow strain ... considered one of the top pitchers in Illinois as a prep sophomore ... known for size (6-4, 220), arm action and control ... heads into 2003 with a 3.56 career ERA and 12-6 record in 25 appearances (21 starts, five complete games), plus 88 strikeouts, 37 walks and 134 hits allowed (.272 opponent batting avg.) in 131.1 innings ... part of eight-member senior class that includes five pitchers, among them fellow starter Ryan Kalita, closer J.P. Gagne and relievers Matt Laird and Brandon Viloria ... played alongside Irish infielder Zach Sisko in summer of 2001, as member of Bluff City Bombers in wooden-bat Central Illinois Collegiate League, posting 3.38 ERA and 1-1 record in five appearances (three starts), with 16 Ks, eight walks and 21 hits allowed in 24 IP ... reunited at Notre Dame in 2000 with fellow Buffalo Grove native Jeff Perconte (now attending ND Law School) ... could face several former prep teammates in 2003, including Creighton's Keith Hood and Valparaiso's Mike Jaroscak and Matt Price ... latest in long line of Notre Dame players to wear No. 20, including second baseman George Sefcik ('61-'62) and RHP Brad Lidge ('96-'98), a 1998 first-round pick who pitched with the Houston Astros in 2002 ... an Academic All-America candidate and product design major who posted 3.60 Dean's List semester GPAs in the 2001 and 2002 fall semesters (3.21 cumulative GPA).
AS A JUNIOR: Turned in several clutch performances as one of staff's top starters, highlighted by complete-game victories over BIG EAST contenders Virginia Tech and Boston College ... posted 3.45 regular-season ERA before finishing at 4.65, after several challenging postseason outings ... 14 of his 17 appearances were starts (average of 5.1 IP per start), with a 7-5 record, 58 strikeouts, 26 walks and 90 hits allowed (.295 opp. batting average) ... logged third-most innings on staff (79.1), with his stats also including four wild pitches, four hit batters ... allowed just .220 opponent batting with two outs (fourth on staff) ... posted solid stats in BIG EAST regular-season appearances (7 GP/5 GS, 3.13, 4-1, 37.1 IP, 30 Ks, 13 BB, 33 H) ... drew start in opener vs. Missouri, at UNO Classic (3 IP, no decision in 7-6 win) ... won vs. Sacred Heart at Homestead (Fla.) Challenge (4-1; 5 IP, 6 H, R, 4 Ks) ... tossed three shutout relief innings to win Irish Baseball Classic title game in San Antonio, vs. Southern Illinois (3-2; 4 H, 2 Ks) ... beat Valparaiso in planned rotation (12-1; 4 IP, 2 H, R, 5 Ks) ... delivered 4-2, complete-game win over Virginia Tech that later helped Irish share BIG EAST regular-season title with the Hokies (9 H, BB, 6 Ks) ... improved to 5-1 with eight strong innings at Seton Hall (6-1; 5 H, UER, 3 BB, 8 Ks, 108 pitches) ... gutted out rough outing for 9-5 win over Villanova (6.2 IP, 3 H, 4 R, 3 BB, 6 Ks) ... produced another clutch effort in 5-2 complete-game win over BC (8 H, 3 BB, 8 Ks, 108 pitches) ... logged eight innings in first of two BIG EAST title-game matchups vs. Rutgers, suffering hard-luck 4-3 loss (10 H, 4 H, 3 BB, 6 Ks) ... had no decision in 8-6 NCAA Regional win over Ohio State (5.1 IP, 5 H, 3 R, BB, 4 Ks) ... had rough outing at Florida State in NCAA Super Regional series while drawing College World Series start in 5-3 loss to Stanford (5.2 IP, 7 H, 4 R, BB, K).
AS A SOPHOMORE: Pleasant surprise who capped season with selection to NCAA South Bend Regional all-tournament team, after complete-game win over Florida International ... his 1.90 season ERA (12th-best in ND history) would have ranked ninth in nation, but his 52 IP were 11 shy of NCAA minimum (one inning per team game) ... did not allow an earned run in first 21 IP ... won five of six decisions, with one-run loss to Ball State including pair of unearned runs ... second on staff in ERA (behind All-American Aaron Heilman's 1.74) while his .234 opponent batting average was fourth-best on staff ... his eight outings (seven starts) included two complete games (one shutout), 30 Ks and 11 walks (44 H, 3 WP, 4 HB) ... averaged nearly seven innings per start ... his 1.31 ERA as a starter played leading role among Irish starters who combined for 2.72 ERA ... ranked third on staff in opponent batting average with runners on (.234) and fewest walks per 9 IP (1.9) ... allowed just 30.8 percent of leadoff batters to reach (third-best on team) ... fourth on staff in two-out opponent batting (.217) and K-to-walk ratio (2.7) ... righthanded batters hit just .209 vs. him ... made exhibition start vs. Tampa Bay Devil Rays, striking out leadoff batter Gerald Williams before rough second inning (5 R, 4 H, BB) and 1-2-3 third ... made impressive college debut in fourth week, vs. Navy at Fresno State Classic, allowing three hits and unearned run in 5 IP (18 batters faced, 63 pitches, 2 Ks), leaving with 3-1 lead in game that ended 4-4 after 10 innings ... combined with reliever Matt Laird to post 3-0 shutout of Cleveland State, followed two days later by Heilman and Tamayo?s 3-0 shutouts at Pittsburgh (first time since 1916 that ND staff had posted three consecutive shutouts) ... retired final 11 batters in that seven-inning, 91-pitch outing (3 H, 2 BB, 3 Ks, 27 BF) ... logged seven innings of 7-1 win over Toledo (3 H, 3 Ks, 88 pitches, 26 BF) ... saw his earned run streak end in 3rd inning of tough loss to Ball State (4-3), logging six innings and 95 pitches while seeing two of four runs come unearned (8 H, HB, 5 Ks) ... missed three weeks due to shoulder injury before impressive 5-2 win vs. potent Bowling Green squad that led nation with .359 team batting average, plus 74 home runs (5 IP, 2 R, 6 H, 2 BB, 3 Ks, 70 pitches) ... posted complete-game win over Michigan at Old Kent Park, facing just four over minimum (31) in 109-pitch gem (9-1; 5 H, BB, 6 Ks) ... called out of bullpen in 19-12 loss to UConn (4 IP, 6 R/4 ER, 7 H, 4 BB, 3 Ks) ... did not pitch for 22 days (due to mid-back injury), missing series at BC and BIG EAST Tournament ... returned in fine fashion to force winner-take-all game in NCAAs, with 5-2 complete-game win over FIU (9 H, 2 BB, 5 Ks).
PREP & PERSONAL: Pitcher and first baseman on Adlai Stevenson High School teams that won regional titles in 1997 and '98 and '99 conference title ... all-conference and all-area as a sophomore, setting school record for wins (12-2), plus 1.67 ERA, 97 Ks, 37 walks and 68 hits allowed in 83.2 IP ... set school record with 14 Ks vs. Warren High School (7 IP) ... limited to two innings as a senior, due to back injury ... logged just 15.2 innings as a junior due to injury (0.89, 28 Ks) ... posted 9-1 record in 1997 summer Legion ball ...had 16 Ks in '97 summer win vs. Lake Zurich ... invited to play in '98 Area Code all-star tournament ... winning pitcher in '97 district Legion title game vs. Vernon Township ... named to Chicago Sun Times All-Summer team ... started on varsity basketball team as junior (11.7 points, 7.1 rebounds per game) ... captained basketball team as senior ... member of National Honor Society ... born Jan. 7, 1981, in Arlington Heights, Ill. ... full name is Peter Carl Ogilvie ... son of Peter and Adonna Ogilvie ... a product design major in the College of Arts and Letters.
Ogilvie's Career Stats
Ogilvie's Career Bests
9.0, vs. Boston College (5/18/02)
9.0, vs. Virginia Tech (4/12/02)
9.0, vs. Florida Int?l (5/28/01, NCAAs)
9.0, vs. Michigan (5/1/01, Grand Rapids)
8.0, vs. Rutgers (5/25/02, BET)
8.0, at Seton Hall (4/21/02)
8, vs. Boston College (5/18/02), 9 IP
8, at Seton Hall (4/21/02), 8 IP
6, vs. Rutgers (5/25/02, BET), 8 IP
6, at Villanova (5/12/02), 6.2 IP
6, vs. Virginia Tech (4/12/02), 8 IP
6, vs. Michigan (5/1/01), 9 IP
Fewest Hits Allowed (min. 5 IP)
3, vs. Toledo (3/28/01), 7 IP
3, vs. Cleveland State (3/21/01), 7 IP
3, at Villanova (5/12/02), 6.2 IP
3, vs. Navy (3/13/01, at Fresno State), 5 IP