#26 - Sam Eichler
2013-14 Baseball
POSITION
LHP
B/T
L/L
HT.
6-2
WT.
190
YR.
So.
HOMETOWN
Mission Viejo, Calif.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL
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.

Personal
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 ETSU 3 Radford, Va.
Aug 24 Radford 1
VB ETSU 0 Blacksburg, Va.
Aug 28 Virginia Tech 3
WSOC Tennessee Tech 0 Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 28 ETSU 1
MSOC ETSU 1 Clemson, SC
Aug 28 Clemson University 3
VB ETSU 0 Radford, Va.
Aug 29 Washington St. 3
VB ETSU 3 Radford, Va.
Aug 29 LIU Brooklyn 1
WSOC NC State 2 Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 30 ETSU 0
MSOC High Point University 0 Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 1 ETSU 2
WSOC Eastern Kentucky 2 Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 2 ETSU 4
FB Kennesaw State Home
Sep 3, 7:30 p.m. ETSU
VB ETSU Troy, Ala.
Sep 4, 4:00 p.m. Alabama St.
VB ETSU Troy, Ala.
Sep 5, 10:30 a.m. CSU Bakersfield
VB ETSU Troy, Ala.
Sep 5, 3:30 p.m. Troy
MSOC ETSU Radford, VA
Sep 5, 6:00 p.m. Radford University
WSOC Navy Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 6, 1:00 p.m. ETSU
MSOC ETSU Boone, NC
Sep 9, 7:00 p.m. Appalachian State University
FB Maryville College Home
Sep 10, 7:30 p.m. ETSU