#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.

MSOC ETSU 1 F
Aug 23 Virginia Tech (Exh.) 0
WSOC ETSU 5 F
Aug 24 Tennessee Tech 1
WSOC Appalachian St. 0 F (2OT)
Aug 28 ETSU 1
MCC Covered Bridge Open Boone, N.C.
Aug 29 3 of 11
WCC Covered Bridge Open Boone, N.C.
Aug 29 5 of 11
VB ETSU 3 Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 29 Morgan State University 0
VB ETSU 1 Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 29 California State University, Sacramento 3
MSOC ETSU 3 F
Aug 29 William & Mary 2
VB ETSU 1 Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 30 UNC Charlotte 3
WSOC Campbell 2 2OT
Aug 31 ETSU 3
MSOC ETSU 2 F
Aug 31 VCU 1
WSOC South Carolina St. Johnson City. Tenn.
Sep 2, 6:00 p.m. ETSU
WSOC Alabama A&M Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 4, 7:00 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
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 6, 12:00 p.m. University of Maryland
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 6, 4:00 p.m. Lehigh University