#19 - Derek Bushey
St. Benedictine HS
Received A-Sun All-Academic honors … made nine appearances, five starts before missing the remainder of the season with an arm injury … was 2-2 with a 3.94 ERA (14 ER/32.0 IP) but was shut down for the year on March 31 … earned his first win of the season after allowing two runs on five hits in five innings against Saint Joseph’s on Feb. 25, before picking up another winning decision with a dominate effort at Florida Gulf Coast on March 24 … tossed seven shutout innings, while striking out nine Eagle hitters in Gulf Coast … struck out seven Belmont batters on March 16 in Johnson City.
A workhorse for the Bucs during the 2011 season...Was named Second-Team All-Atlantic Sun...Appeared in 17 games while earning the start on the mound in 14...Finished the season with a 6-5 record in 85.1 innings of work...Posted a 3.69 ERA with a team leading 66 strikeouts...Held opposing hitters to a .235 batting average...Threw a complete game shutout against N.C. State (5/7), while giving up only two hits and striking out six...Was named Atlantic Sun Pitcher of the Week after the stellar performance against N.C. State, while also earning Southeast Pitcher of the Week from College Baseball Insider
Made appearances in 22 games while making three starts as a freshman ... tabbed a 8.19 ERA with 33 strikeouts in 29.2 innings ... posted his longest outing out the season against Radford (4/27) going 5.0 innings ... had six strikeouts against #30 St. John’s (3/5) ... received Atlantic Sun All-Academic honors.
Prior to ETSU
A three year letterwinner from Benedictine High School ... was a three-sport athlete lettering in football and basketball ... missed entire junior season with an arm injury ... earned Coach’s Award during senior season going 2-0 with two saves in five appearances and hit two home runs with 16 RBI ... helped lead team to state runner-up finish in Virginia Independent Schools D-I tournament ... went 2-0 with two saves as a sophomore.
Born on July 31, 1990 ... plans to major in exercise science ... son of Kevin and Ann Bushey.
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