Daniel Sweeney

#12 Daniel Sweeney

HT. 6-5
WT. 207
YR. R-Jr.
HOMETOWN Johnson City, Tenn.

2018 Season: Saw extensive work as a junior, becoming the primary midweek starter with nine starts and 17 total appearances ... Ended 2018 with a 3-2 record, tossing 37.0 innings with a 6.08 ERA ... Was the first known NCAA pitcher to throw an immaculate inning in 2018, striking out three batters on nine pitches vs. UNC Asheville in Johnson City March 27 ... Picked up his first win in that game against the Bulldogs, tossing 5.0 innings with two earned runs allowed on three hits, striking out seven batters with just one walk ... Threw a combined five shutout innings in two contests vs. Eastern Kentucky ... Threw 4.0 shutout innings in a conference start vs. Wofford to end his regular season.

2017 Season: Made four relief appearances for the Bucs ... Earned a 1-1 record through three full innings of work, including two full flawless innnings that saw one strikeout each against William & Mary on April 13 and Radford on May 9 ... Held opponents to a .250 batting average.

2016 Season: Appeared in two games ... Was the only Buccaneer to sport a 0.00 ERA in 2016 ... Had an opposing batting average of .167.

2015 Season: Red-shirt

Prior to ETSU: Multi-sport athlete at Science Hill High School … lettered in both baseball and basketball for the Hilltoppers … went 5-1 with a 2.33 ERA in 12 appearances for Science Hill in 2014 … struck out 42 hitters in 45 innings of work … first team all-conference performer in both baseball and basketball in 2014 … received the “No Fear” Award in basketball as a senior … helped guide the Hilltoppers to consecutive conference and regional championships in basketball and baseball as a sophomore and junior.   

Personal: Born Nov. 24, 1995 … son of Robin and Mike Sweeney.