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John Neely
John Neely

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sugarland, Texas

High School:
Clements

Last College:
North Central Texas College

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
07/09/1990

Experience:
2L

B/T:
R/R


Career Stats
video camera Red Raider Profile - 2012
Game-by-Game Stats - 2011 | Photo Gallery - 2011 | video camera Red Raider Profile - 2011
Game-by-Game Stats - 2010 | Photo Gallery - 2010

CAREER-HIGHS (entering 2012 season):
Innings Pitched: 5.0 2x, at Kansas State (4/23/11)*
Longest Start (IP): 5.0, vs. Texas (3/26/10)
Shortest Start (IP): 3.0, at Texas A&M (3/19/10)
Longest Relief Outing (IP): 5.0, at Kansas State (4/23/11)
Hits Allowed: 8, at Texas A&M (3/19/10)
Runs Allowed: 5, vs. Kansas State (4/1/10)
ER Allowed: 5, vs. Kansas State (4/1/10)
Walks: 4 2x, at #4 Texas (4/16/11)*
Strikeouts: 6 2x, vs. UTSA (4/5/11)*
Wild Pitches: 1 4x, vs. UNLV (3/1/11)*
Hit Batters: 2 2x, vs. Kansas State (4/1/10)*
HR Allowed: 1 3x, vs. Texas (3/26/10)*
Pitch Count: 72, vs. Texas (3/26/10)
* Indicates most recent high

CAREER
In 40 appearances (3 starts) owns a 10-2 record with eight saves, combined on one shutout and a 3.81 ERA in 85.0 innings pitched with 92 hits allowed, 40 runs allowed (36 earned) with 72 strikeouts and 30 walks allowed while opponents batted .288... 18 relief appearances have been scoreless... TEXAS TECH RECORD BOOKS: third in winning percentage (.833, 10-2 record) - min. 10 decisions... tied for fifth in saves (8)... tied for the most saves by a Tech pitcher during a two-year span... has struck out three or more batters in relief outings nine times... hasn't allowed a home run during the last 65.1 innings pitched (entering 2012)... last home run allowed was against No. 8 Texas (DH Kevin Keyes) on March 26, 2010... DURING BIG 12 CONFERENCE PLAY... ranks second in Texas Tech career Big 12 Games Only record book with a 4.28 ERA... in 17 appearances (3 starts) owns a 6-2 record with two saves and a 4.28 ERA in 40.0 innings allowing 53 hits, 21 runs (19 earned) with 26 strikeouts and 17 walks while opponents batted .335.

2011 (Junior)
NCBWA All-America third team... CollegeBaseballInsider.com All-America honorable mention... All-Big 12 second team (Coaches)... All-Big 12 second team (Waco Tribune-Herald)... National Pitcher of the Year Watch List (nation's top pitcher - one of 25 selected)... NCBWA Midseason Stopper of the Year Watch List (nation's top reliever - one of 46 selected)... one of only five pitchers in the country to be named to both the National Pitcher of the Year Watch List and NCBWA Midseason Stopper of the Year Watch List... Red Raider Classic All-Tournament Team... TEXAS TECH RECORD BOOKS: tied for second in appearances (30)... tied for sixth in winning percentage (.900, 9-1 record) - min. 10 decisions... tied for sixth in saves (7)... tied for ninth in wins (9)... marks the most wins by a Tech pitcher in nine years (Steve Rowe, 10 wins - 2002)... made 30 appearances - all in relief - with a 9-1 record, 2.97 ERA, seven saves, 60.2 innings pitched, combined on one shutout, allowing 59 hits, 20 runs (all earned) with 56 strikeouts, 21 walks allowed while opponents batted .266 and without allowing a home run... led team in wins, ERA, appearances, saves, strikeouts and opponent batting average... became first Tech pitcher in over 16 years to not allow a home run during a season (min. 25 IP)... ERA (2.97) is the lowest by a Tech pitcher since 2006 (Colt Hynes, 2.93)... improved to 6-0 faster than any Texas Tech pitcher since 2001 while earning sixth win during team's 24th game of the season (Chris Phillips - 6 wins in 23 team games in 2001)... became the first Tech pitcher in over 10 years to earn the win in four consecutive team victories (Mar. 18, Mar. 20, Mar. 22, Mar. 26)... also the first Tech pitcher in over 10 years to earn the win in three games in a four-game span (Mar. 20-26)... in 30 relief outings retired 20-of-30 first batters faced and allowed 10-of-29 inherited runners to score... NCAA RANKINGS: 39th in victories (9)... BIG 12 CONFERENCE RANKINGS: fourth in appearances (30)... fifth in wins (9)... tied for sixth in saves (7)... 11th in ERA (2.97)... in 10 appearances (all relief) against nationally-ranked opponents went 3-1 with a 4.19 ERA with one save in 19.1 innings allowing 22 hits, nine runs (all earned) with 11 strikeouts and 13 walks while opponents batted .314... DURING BIG 12 CONFERENCE PLAY... made 14 appearances (all relief) with a 5-1 record, 3.49 ERA and two saves in 28.1 innings allowing 33 hits and 11 runs (all earned) with 21 strikeouts and 13 walks while opponents batted .306... led Tech during league play in wins, ERA, appearances and saves... tied for third in the conference during league play with five wins... tied for fifth in the Big 12 with 14 appearances during conference play... tied for ninth with two saves in conference play... in 18 appearances (all relief) in home games went 5-1 with a 1.97 ERA with three saves in 32 innings allowing 31 hits and seven runs (all earned) with 31 strikeouts and five walks while opponents batted .270... in 12 appearances (all relief) in road/neutral site games went 4-0 with a 4.08 ERA and four saves in 28.2 innings allowing 28 hits and 13 runs (all earned) with 25 strikeouts and 16 walks while opponents batted .262... in the Big 12 Championship made one appearances pitching three innings out of the bullpen allowing four hits and one run with two strikeouts and three walks while opponents batted .364... opposing left-handed batters hit .385 (30-for-78)... opposing right-handed batters hit .201 (29-for-144)... lowest RH opponent average against a Tech pitcher since 2008 (Chad Bettis, .201 - 30-for-149)... opposing batters hit .273 (33-for-121) with runners on base... opposing batters hit .257 (26-for-101) with the bases empty... opposing batters hit .238 (19-for-80) with two outs... averaged 8.31 strikeouts/9 innings... 16-of-30 appearances were multiple inning outings... earned the win or save in 48 percent of team's wins (9 wins, 7 saves - 33 team wins)... 16-of-30 appearances were scoreless, including two stretches of five consecutive... 18 times struck out multiple batters in a relief appearance... allowed multiple runs in only five outings... pitched at least 1.1 innings in all seven saves... team posted a 25-5 record during 30 appearances... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS... opened the season combining on a two-hit shutout while pitching 4.0 innings and allowing one hit with four strikeouts and earning the win against Western Michigan on Opening Day (2/18)... marked the first two-hitter for Texas Tech since February 20, 2006 (Dustin Richardson, Jason Seefeld, Brian Cloud - vs. Eastern New Mexico, 16-0)... won sixth game of the season before the start of April with a 2.2 innings outing against Nebraska (3/26) allowing one run on four hits and matched a career-high with six strikeouts without allowing a walk in 10-8 win... six of eight outs against Cornhuskers were via strikeout... earned the win pitching 3.2 innings in relief against UTSA (4/5) allowing one run on two hits and equaled career-high six strikeouts in 11-6 win... tallied longest career relief outing tossing five scoreless innings and giving up five hits with three strikeouts and one walk at Kansas State (4/3)... notched first career three-inning save allowing three runs and four hits with two strikeouts and a walk at Missouri (5/14) in 6-4 win.

2010 (Sophomore)
Made 10 appearances (3 starts) with a 1-1 record, one save and a 5.92 ERA in 24.1 innings pitched with 33 base hits allowed, 20 runs allowed (16 earned) with 16 strikeouts and nine walks allowed while opponents batted .377... in five appearances (3 starts) against nationally-ranked opponents went 1-1 with a 6.32 ERA in 15.2 innings pitched with 26 base hits allowed, 15 runs allowed (11 earned) with seven strikeouts and five walks allowed while opponents batted .382... DURING BIG 12 CONFERENCE PLAY... made three appearances (all starts) with a 1-1 record and 6.17 ERA in 11.2 innings pitched with 20 base hits allowed, 10 runs allowed (8 earned) with five strikeouts and four walks while opponents batted .400... in seven appearances (two starts) in home games went 1-0 with a 5.71 ERA in 17.1 innings with 19 hits allowed, 11 runs (all earned) with 10 strikeouts and seven walks while opponents batted .302... in three appearances (1 start) in road/neutral site games went 0-1 with a 6.43 ERA in 7.0 innings with 14 hits allowed, nine runs (5 earned) with six strikeouts and two walks while opponents batted .400... opposing left-handed batters hit .400 (12-for-30)... opposing right-handed batters hit .309 (21-for-68)... opponents batted .291 (16-for-55) with runners on base... opponents batted .395 (17-for-43) with the bases empty... opponents batted .333 (11-for-33) with two outs... team posted a 2-1 record in three starts on the mound... three of seven relief appearances were multiple innings... had two scoreless relief appearances... began career with six consecutive relief outings... final four outings included three starts... made career debut in one-inning relief appearance against Jacksonville State (2/21) allowing one run on two hits with first career strikeout and allowing one walk... first career scoreless appearance was in a one-inning relief outing with two strikeouts and one walk allowed against Washington State (2/26)... first career start came in Big 12 Conference opener on Friday night against No. 23 Texas A&M (3/19) where he took the loss pitching 3.0 innings allowing four runs (2 earned) on eight hits with four strikeouts and one walk...earned first career save pitching 0.2 innings without allowing a run against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (3/23) in a 9-5 victory at home... first career win came at home against No. 8 Texas (3/26) allowing just one run on seven hits with one strikeout and issuing one walk in a season-high 5.0 innings pitched... made final appearance of the season in a 3.2 innings start against Kansas State (4/1) allowing five runs on five hits while walking two batters... suffered season-ending injury when breaking his right hand on April 2... posted a season-high five strikeouts in a 4.0 inning relief appearances against Gonzaga (3/9)...

NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE
Played one season at North Central Texas College under Scott Harp and Eric Wright during the 2009 season... compiled a 5-0 record with a 2.77 ERA over nine games and 39 innings pitched... struck out 42 batters and issued 19 walks... ranked 37th in the nation in ERA (2.77)... helped lead team to a 35-22 overall record... team received a No. 24 NJCAA national ranking during the season.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2008 graduate of Class 5A Clements High School in Sugar Land, Texas... earned varsity letters in both baseball and football... coached by Herb Espinosa and Israel De Los Santos... compiled a 7-1 record during senior season.

PERSONAL
John Windell Neely, Jr... born July 9, 1990, in Houston, Texas... son of John and Christi Neely... has a brother, Michael... enjoys hunting and fishing... an engineering major at Texas Tech.

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