23  Mark Grissom
Mark Grissom

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cockeysville, Md.

High School:
John Carroll

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 210

Position:
LHP

Birthdate:
12/03/1984

Experience:
3L

B/T:
L/L


2005...started seven games and made 15 appearances on the season...had his longest outing of the season against Eastern Kentucky on Apr. 19 as he threw six innings of shutout baseball allowing only four hits over that time and recording one strikeout to pick up the win...was third on the team with a 4.42 ERA and runners picked off with three...tied his career-high of three strikeouts against Saint Xavier on Mar. 5 as he worked the first 3.2 innings

2004...had a career-high three strikeouts in his longest outing of the season against Indiana State on Apr. 27 as he went 4.2 innings giving up two earned on three hits...had 13 appearances in relief throwing 24.2 innings with a 4.74 ERA good enough for fourth on the team...struck out at least one batter in 8 of his 13 appearances...held Cincinnati to one hit in his two innings of relief to lead XU to a 4-1 win on Feb. 29

2003...appeared in 13 games during his freshman season as a relief pitcher...made his collegiate debut at East Tennessee State on Feb. 16...allowed one run on two hits while fanning a pair and walking none in one inning of work against the Buccaneers...did not allow a run in four of his appearances...threw 2.2 innings of scoreless relief against Ohio while allowing just one hit to help preserve a 3-2 win

High School...played three years of varsity baseball for George Cooper at John Carroll...in 2002, posted an earned run average of 1.50 while winning four games...was named Honorable Mention Harford County for his efforts...has been on teams that have captured a world series championship (Dizzy Dean level) and state championships (AAU and NABF levels)

Personal... a finance major...born on Dec. 3, 1984 in Baltimore, Md...parents are Richard and Sally Grissom...has two siblings, Matt and Keriann

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