37 - Eric Pettepher
Eric Pettepher
Height: 6-2
Weight: 220
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Gordon, Ga.
High School: Baldwin
Position: RHP
Major: Exercise Science

2009: Made 15 appearances with 13 starts ... Went 7-2 with a 5.38 ERA and 54 strikeouts over 72 innings ... Was fourth in PBC for wins, and fourth in pickoffs at four ... Shutout Southern Connecticut State on Valentine's Day going seven innings of one-hit ball, fanning eight ... Gave up just one run in another seven inning gem against Armstrong Atlantic Feb. 21, striking out six ... Went 5-2 with a 5.40 ERA in PBC games.

2008: Played his way into a regular conference starter, making 16 appearances with 13 starts ... Went 5-4 with a 4.28 ERA and 52 strikeouts in 67.1 innings ... Tied for team lead in wins, had the team's lone complete-game effort of the season ... Picked up his first collegiate win against No. 21 Montevallo, going seven innings of three-hit ball, allowing just one run ... Went 4-3 with a 3.94 ERA in conference contests.

High School: Graduated from Baldwin Hig h School in Milledgeville, Ga. ... Was the top infielder, pitcher and hitter as well as the team MVP.

Personal: Son of Barry and Deborah Pettepher ... Born Dec. 23, 1988 ... Majoring in exercise science ... His father, mother and brother Ryan have all attended GCSU ... A part of the Nike Tour team in the fall of 2005 ... Lists John Smoltz of the Atlanta Braves as his favorite athlete.

Year ERA W-L APP SHO IP ER SO
2009 5.38 7-2 15 0 72.0 43 54
2008 4.28 5-4 19 0 67.1 32 52
TOT 4.84 12-6 34 0 139.1 75 106