#26 - Sam Eichler
2012-13 Baseball
Mission Viejo, Calif.
Capistrano Valley Christian School
Sam Eichler

2013 Season
Atlantic Sun All-Academic performer … appeared in five games out of the bullpen for the Bucs in his rookie season … pitched 1.1 scoreless innings in his collegiate debut at Tennessee on Feb. 26 … tossed another 1.1 innings, allowing one run with one strikeout at UNC Asheville on March 13 … pitched one inning of one-run ball at North Florida (March 30).

Prior to ETSU
Four-year letterwinner under head coach Clemente Bonilla Jr. at Capistrano Valley Christian School in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. … went 31-7 with a 1.82 ERA and 321 strikeouts in 234 innings pitched with the Eagles … set the school record (single season and career) for wins, strikeouts and WHIP (0.97) … was a two-time San Joaquin Triple Crown winner and a three-time First-Team All-San Joaquin selection … voted San Joaquin League MVP in 2010 and 2012 … named First Team All-CIF in 2012 and Second Team All-CIF in 2011, while guiding the Eagles to league championships in 2010 and 2012 … tabbed First Team All-State in 2012 … tossed a no-hitter on April 12, 2011 while striking out 18 batters … also tossed a pair of one-hitters as a senior, while pitching seven innings in the state championship game where he allowed two runs on two hits and struck out 12 in a no-decision effort.

Son of Richard and Diann Eichler … born May 16, 1993 … plans to major in criminal justice … Sam’s sister Becky played softball at Saddleback Junior College in 2006 and 2007.

WSOC Radford Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 22, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MSOC ETSU Blacksburg, Va.
Aug 23, 7:00 p.m. Virginia Tech (Exh.)
WSOC ETSU Cookeville, Tenn.
Aug 24, 1:00 p.m. Tennessee Tech
WSOC Appalachian St. Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 28, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MCC Covered Bridge Open Boone, N.C.
Aug 29
WCC Covered Bridge Open Boone, N.C.
Aug 29
VB ETSU Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 29, 9:00 a.m. Morgan State University
VB ETSU Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 29, 5:00 p.m. California State University, Sacramento
MSOC ETSU Richmond, Va.
Aug 29, 7:00 p.m. William & Mary
VB ETSU Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 30, 12:00 p.m. UNC Charlotte
WSOC Campbell Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 31, 1:00 p.m. ETSU
MSOC ETSU Richmond, Va.
Aug 31, 3:30 p.m. VCU
WSOC South Carolina St. Johnson City. Tenn.
Sep 2, 6:00 p.m. ETSU
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 5, 3:00 p.m. The College of William and Mary
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 5, 7:00 p.m. George Mason University
WSOC Alabama A&M Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 5, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 6, 12:00 p.m. University of Maryland