|| Elliott Byers
HIGHs: 3.0 innings (v. Pacific, 4/13/11)
Summer Ball: In the summer of 2011, pitching for Holyoke, produced a 4.41 ERA over 11 games and one start, striking out 20 and walking 13 over 16.1 innings. Gave up 14 hits... pitched with Sahil Bloom in the 2010 New England Collegiate Baseball League for New Bedford, going 2-2 with a 2.70 ERA over 16.2 innings and 12 relief appearances. Struck out 26 and walked nine... rebounded following surgery to produce a 2.40 ERA over 13 relief appearances for Amsterdam in the New York Collegiate Summer League in 2009 ... struck out 24 over 15.0 innings, allowing just 10 hits as opponents hit just .179 against him...
Stanford Career: Reliever has appeared in 14 games with a 9.45 ERA over 13.1 innings... struckout eight and walked 11.
As a Senior in 2012: Appeared in four games and 3.2 innings for a 12.27 ERA... struck out one and walked three... opponents hit .313 against him.... First career start came at Pacific (2/21) where he gave up four runs in 1.1 innings.
As a Junior in 2011: Appeared in six games out of the bullpen with an 8.22 ERA over 7.2 innings... walked six and struck out seven with a .303 opponent batting average... pitched 3.0 perfect innings against Pacific (4/12) with three strikeouts in 0-0 game... pitched 2.0 innings at WSU, giving up one run on two hits (4/2)... gave up four runs, three earned against Saint Mary's (3/29) in first appearance.
As a Sophomore in 2010: Appeared in four games in his first full season, spanning 2.0 innings, giving up three runs on four hits for a 9.00 ERA... pitched 1.0 inning against Pacific at home, giving up an unearned run on one hit, a double in an 11-6 win.
As a Freshman in 2009: Missed the entire season while recovering from "Tommy John" surgery.
High School: Graduated in 2008 from Scranton (Pa.) Preparatory School, where he earned four letters in baseball and two in basketball ... helped Scranton to Lackawann League Division-I titles in 2006 and 2008, while he was a first-team all-league selection all four years ... despite his team winning all four games during his junior campaign, finished 1-2 with a 1.90 ERA and 85 strikeouts in 57 innings ... pitched Scranton to the district championship and state playoffs his senior year, going 4-1 with a 1.00 ERA and 48 strikeouts in just 21 innings of work ... earned academic honor roll status all four years ... coached by Rich Beviglia ... played for the prestigious East Cobb Titans club in 2006, helping the team to CABA World Series and Super 7 Championships.
Personal Information: Son of Scott and June Byers ... has two brothers, Evan and Bo, and one sister, Lexi ... majoring in sociology.