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MU Baseball BIO
11 Jim Carone
QUICKLY: Returning NEC Pitcher of the Year... Had a breakout season in 2002 with a school-record 10 wins... Extremely hard worker, who continues to improve... Has good control of all of his pitches, which include an outstanding changeup and a sharp breaking ball... Named preseason NEC Pitcher of the Year by Collegiate Baseball... Played for the Middletown (Conn.) Giants of the NECBL this past summer.
2002 (JUNIOR): Set single-season MU records with 10 wins and 97.2 IP... Stepped up early in a 1-0 loss to UCF in the second game of the season, pitching 5 2/3 no-hit innings, retiring 17 consecutive batters... Finished second in the NEC with 2.21 ERA... Led the NEC with a .221 opponent batting average... Posted a team-high seven complete games, with two shutouts.
2001 (SOPHOMORE): Pitched 38.2 innings in his 11 appearances, including five starts... Posted a 2-3 record as he was the pitcher of record in wins over Binghamton (4/1) and Princeton (4/19)... Pitched 8.0 strong innings vs. Rider (3/27)... Struck out 24 batters.
2000 (FRESHMAN): Appeared in 11 games, making one start...Posted a 1-0 record, with a 5.34 ERA, in 28.2 innings pitched... Earned first collegiate win at Rider (4/5)... Provided relief in 10 games, which was second on the team.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterwinner at Point Pleasant Beach H.S....Named Team MVP and Coaches Award winner following his senior year... Shore Conference Coaches Team pick his junior and senior years.
PERSONAL: Born 4/13/81... Business major.
Position: Right Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 165
Year: Senior
Hometown: Point Pleasant, N.J.
High School: Point Pleasant Beach
Experience: 3 Letters