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Justin Bethard
Justin Bethard

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Frisco, Texas

High School:
Centennial

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 205

Position:
RHP

Experience:
2L

B/T:
R/R


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Career Stats
Game-by-Game Stats - 2014 | Photo Gallery - 2014
Game-by-Game Stats - 2013 | Photo Gallery - 2013

CAREER HIGHS (entering 2015 season)
Innings Pitched: 4.0 2x, at Oklahoma (4/26/13)*
Longest Start (IP): 2.0, at Rice (4/16/13)
Shortest Start (IP): 2.0, at Rice (4/16/13)
Longest Relief Outing (IP): 4.0 2x, at Oklahoma (4/26/13)*
Hits Allowed: 6 2x, vs. Texas (3/28/14)*
Runs Allowed: 3 2x, vs. Texas (3/28/14)*
ER Allowed: 3 2x, vs. Texas (3/28/14)*
Walks: 2, vs. La Salle (3/1/13)
Strikeouts: 5, at West Virginia (3/22/13)
Wild Pitches: 2, at Arizona State (5/15/13)
Hit Batters: 2 2x, vs. Dallas Baptist (5/7/13)*
HR Allowed: 1 2x, vs. New Mexico State (3/6/14)*
Pitch Count: 75, at Oklahoma (4/26/13)
* Indicates most recent high

CAREER
In 19 appearances (18 relief) went 0-1 with a 5.15 ERA in 36.2 innings with 45 hits allowed, 21 runs (all earned), 24 strikeouts and seven walks while opponents batted .306 with two home runs... made eight scoreless appearances... team is 5-14 during his 19 career outings... DURING BIG 12 PLAY... in eight outings (all relief) went 0-0 with a 4.42 ERA in 18.1 innings with 19 hits allowed, nine runs (all earned) with 14 strikeouts and two walks.

SUMMER 2014
Played for the Asheboro Copperheads in the Coastal Plains League... in six appearances (3 starts) went 0-1 with a 5.01 ERA with one save, 23.1 innings, 26 hits allowed, 13 runs (all earned), 23 strikeouts and four walks while opponents batted .283 with two home runs.

2014 (Sophomore)
Made four appearances (all relief) with a 0-0 record, 7.36 ERA, 7.1 innings, 13 hits allowed, six runs (all earned) with seven strikeouts and a walk while opponents batted .394 with a home run... AGAINST NATIONALLY RANKED OPPONENTS... in two outings (both relief) went 0-0 with a 6.75 ERA in four innings with five strikeouts without allowing a walk... DURING BIG 12 PLAY... in two outings (both relief) went 0-0 with a 6.75 ERA in four innings with five strikeouts without allowing a walk... HOME GAMES... in two appearances (both relief) went 0-0 with a 19.29 ERA in 2.1 innings with three strikeouts... ROAD/NEUTRAL SITE GAMES... in two outings (both relief) went 0-0 with a 1.80 ERA in five innings with four strikeouts and a walk... SITUATIONAL: recorded nine fly outs and five ground outs... MISCELLANEOUS: made one scoreless outing... made three multiple inning appearances... team posted a 2-2 record during his four appearances... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS... made season debut throwing a season-high three innings allowing one run on four hits with a strikeout and a walk with a season-high 45 pitches at Stephen F. Austin (2/27)... pitched two scoreless innings without allowing a hit or walk with a season-high three strikeouts at No. 24 TCU (3/21)... member of the 2014 Big 12 Commissioner's Spring Academic Honor Roll.

SUMMER 2013
Played for the Liberal Bee Jays in the Jayhawk League... helped team to a 27-19 overall record and to a fourth-place finish in the league standings... went 3-0 with a 1.40 ERA in nine appearances with 51.1 innings, allowed 44 hits and eight earned runs with 50 strikeouts and 16 walks... was team's top pitcher... took a no decision during only start in the National Baseball Congress World Series going seven innings allowing just two runs on five hits with seven strikeouts and one walk.

2013 (Freshman)
Made 15 appearances (1 start) with a 0-1 record, 4.60 ERA, 29.1 innings, allowed 32 hits, 15 runs (all earned) with 17 strikeouts and six walks allowed while opponents batted .281 allowing one home run... AGAINST NATIONALLY RANKED OPPONENTS... made five appearances (1 start) with a 0-1 record, 6.48 ERA, 8.1 innings pitched, six strikeouts and one walk... DURING BIG 12 CONFERENCE PLAY... made six appearances (all relief) with a 0-0 record, 3.77 ERA, 14.1 innings, nine strikeouts and two walks allowed while opponents batted .250 allowing one home run... BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP... made one appearance with a 0.00 ERA allowing one hit in 0.1 innings... HOME GAMES... made seven appearances (all relief) with a 0-0 record, 4.61 ERA, 13.2 innings, five strikeouts and four walks... ROAD/NEUTRAL SITE GAMES... made eight appearances (1 start) with a 0-1 record, 4.60 ERA, 15.2 innings, 12 strikeouts and two walks... SITUATIONAL: opposing left-handed batters hit .289 (11-for-38)... opposing right-handed batters hit .276 (21-for-76)... opposing batters hit .311 (19-for-61) with runners on base... opposing batters hit .245 (13-for-53) with the bases empty... opposing batters hit .282 (11-for-39) with two outs... recorded 43 fly outs and 24 ground outs... forced opponents to hit into two ground ball double plays... MISCELLANEOUS: made seven scoreless appearances... didn't allow a walk in 10-of-15 outings... made nine multiple-inning appearances... struck out at least one batter in 9-of-15 outings... finished season making five straight outings without allowing an extra-base hit... allowed one or fewer runs in 10-of-15 appearances... team posted a 3-12 record during his outings... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS... made career debut allowing one hit without tallying an out at FIU (2/25)... made first career multiple-inning outing during second appearance pitching two innings allowing two runs on one hit with two strikeouts and two walks against La Salle (3/1)... pitched four scoreless relief innings allowing two hits with a season-high five strikeouts at West Virginia (3/22)... made first career start pitching two innings at No. 22 Rice (4/16) allowing three runs on four hits with three strikeouts without allowing a walk while suffering the loss in an 11-2 loss... pitched 2.2 scoreless innings against Kansas (4/20) allowing one hit with a strikeout... matched a season-high four innings and threw a season-high 75 pitches allowing three runs on six hits with two strikeouts at No. 11 Oklahoma (4/26)... finished the season with three consecutive scoreless outings at No. 13 Arizona State (5/15), against Baylor (5/18) and in the Big 12 Championship against No. 24 Oklahoma (5/24)... member of the 2012 Big 12 Commissioner's Fall Academic Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL
A three-year varsity letterwinner at Frisco Centennial High School for head coach Jason Wilson... as a senior earned first team all-district and academic all-district... collected eight wins with a 1.34 ERA and 123 strikeouts in 2012... helped lead team to a second-place finish in conference and to a third-round playoff appearance... played summer baseball for Frozen Ropes - Florence.

PERSONAL
Justin Wayne Bethard... born September 23, 1993, in Longview, Texas... son of Jarrell and Denise Bethard... a business major at Texas Tech.


Bethard hasn't allowed a walk in 13-of-19 career appearances.
Fearless

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