#27 - Matt McGahey
Started the season as a reliever and moved to the outfield in the second half for defensive purposes ... went 0-1 with a 7.47 ERA in 12 appearances ... had 11 strikeouts in 15.2 innings pitched ... a 2007 A-Sun All-Academic Honoree.
Made 11 appearances as a sophomore, pitching 13.2 innings and striking out 12 against 10 walks… appeared on the mound in 11 games, including four starts as a freshman… was 2-2 with a 9.64 earned run average … pitched 23.1 innings … started on the mound against Savannah State, but worked just 2.2 innings, giving up four runs on five hits… struck out three batters and walked one … pitched well in brief relief stints against UNC and FSU… picked up a win in relief at Radford… suffered a loss against Marshall… started against William & Mary and pitched six innings for a win.
Started three seasons at Science Hill…senior year was 8-1 on the mound … posted 96 strikeouts in 67.2 innings and carried an earned run average of 1.14 … named District I-AAA Player of the Year… also selected Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association all-state …picked Johnson City Press Super 22 Player of the Year … ranked No. 65 among Baseball America’s Top 100 prospects for 2004 … rated 71 among Perfect Game’s Top 100 prospects … helped team to a 33-8 record … threw 62.2 innings with an ERA of 1.34 as a junior on the way to a 7-4 record and four saves … struck out 76 batters … was 7-1 his sophomore year with a 1.12 ERA … team finished with a 34-7 record in 2002 … helped team to three conference titles.
Born on December 2, 1985… majoring in criminal justice… son of Tim and Karen McGahey
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