The Irish play their first series on the new FieldTurf at Frank Eck Stadium as Clemson comes calling May 9-11.
AT NOTRE DAME: One-year monogram winner that is returning from labrum surgery on right shoulder that forced him to miss the entire 2013 season ... showed good improvement from freshman to beginning of sophomore year before injury ... displays a high-80's to low-90's fastball and also has a good breaking ball and change up ... came to Notre Dame as a promising right-handed prospect with the size (6-7, 220) and arm strength to become a dominant pitcher at the college level ... eager to learn and displays a positive attitude ... power arm with tremendous upside ... expected to play a big role on the 2014 staff.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013): Did not make any appearances during his sophomore season with the Irish as he recovered from preseason right labrum surgery.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2012): Made two appearances out of the Irish bullpen ... went 0-0 with a 12.00 earned run average in two appearances (both in relief) ... allowed four hits in 3.0 innings of work as his opponents batted .308 ... struck out two and walked one ... averaged 6.00 strikeouts and 3.00 walks per nine innings ... posted a 2.00 strikeout-to-walk ratio ... Notre Dame posted a 1-1 record when Kerrigan pitched ... went 0-0 with a 36.00 ERA in one appearance (all in relief) in BIG EAST action ... allowed four hits in 1.0 inning of work as his opponents batted .571 ... walked one ... left-handed hitters batted .000 (0-for-4) ... right-handed hitters batted .444 (4-for-9) ... batters hit .667 (4-for-6) with runners on base ... batters hit .000 (0-for-7) with the bases empty ... batters hit .250 (1-for-4) with two outs ... tossed a season-high 2.0 scoreless innings in the loss at Michigan State (Apr. 10) ... retired all six Spartans he faced and struck out two ... roughed up for four earned runs on four hits in 1.0 inning of work at Georgetown (Apr. 21).
PREP & PERSONAL: Three-year letterwinner at Saugus H.S. in Saugus, Calif. ... missed senior season following a torn ACL ... participated in the 2010 Junior Olympics ... played in the Arizona 2010 all-academic game and the Southern California Scout Ball All-Star game ... suited up for the Cornejo Oaks and the So Cal Cardinals ... full name is Scott Patrick Kerrigan ... son of Mike and Dina Kerrigan ... has one sister, Jennifer ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business, majoring in information technology management.