Klever, Rizzie, Bruening Have Big Days To Lead Musketeers
Musketeers Are In Four-Team Regional With Vandy, Oregon And Clemson
Elliott Goes 2-For-4 With Two Hits And A Run
Musketeers And Bluejays Will Play Fourth-Straight Game
Nittoli, Rizzie Tabbed First-Team All-Confrence
Xavier's baseball team raised over $10,000 in their Vs. Cancer fundraising event. Senior Scott Klever and junior Derek Hasenbeck talk about shaving their heads and their uplifting weekend.
Xavier knocked off Cincinnati in the first of a two-game mid-week series. A couple of big plays were the difference in the 4-1 victory.
Pictures from Xavier's meeting with Clemson in the 2014 NCAA Regionals in Nashville, Tenn.
Photographs from Xavier baseball's 5-0 win over Creighton in the BIG EAST Championship.
Xavier earns a walk off win over SJU in the 2012 season finale.
2014 All-BIG EAST Second Team
2014: Made 16 appearances, including 15 starts ... Started and earned the win in Xavier's 6-4 win against No. 3-seeded Clemson in the Nashville Regional of the NCAA Tournament, allowing two runs on six hits and two walks over 6.1 innings ... Named to the All-BIG EAST Second Team after amassing a 7-6 record with a 3.96 ERA and 44 strikeouts in 104.2 innings pitched, a single-season total that placed him 8th in Xavier's record books ... Allowed one run on three hits and four walks in Xavier's 9-4 victory over Creighton, pitching eight innings with three Ks in the contest ... Tabbed BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week, College Sports Madness (CSM) National Pitcher of the Week and CSM BIG EAST Player of the Week following a two-hit, complete-game shutout of Villanova on April 12 in which he struck out more batters (5) than he allowed to reach base (3) ... Named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll after guiding Xavier past Dayton, 16-1, with a seven-inning, five-strikeout performance.
2013: Made 14 appearances on the mound for Xavier, starting a career-best 10 games ... Notched a 5-4 record with a 3.70 ERA ... Started the season as the Musketeers' midweek starter and transition into the Saturday starting roll ... Pitched 7.1 scoreless innings of four-hit ball in XU's 1-0 win over Bryant ... Allowed one earned run in seven innings against Wright State to earn the victory ... Struck out a season-best five batters in Xavier's 1-0 walk-off win against Rhode Island ... Also earned victories at St. Joseph's and versus Massachusetts, allowing two runs combined - only one of which was earned - in the two outings ... In 32.2 innings pitched during A-10 games, posted a 2-0 record with a 2.20 ERA.
2012: Appeared in 15 games, getting the starting nod six times ... Finished the season with a 3.58 ERA in 50.1 IP ... Also registered 23 strikeouts to just 19 walks ... Pitched three innings at Indiana, earning the win after giving up only two hits ... Pitched 6.1 innings at Miami (Ohio) in longest outing of the season, giving up one run on four hits and fanning six batters ... Picked up the win at Ohio State after allowing only two runs on one hit with three strikeouts ... Followed with a five-hit, one-run outing versus Cincinnati to pick up second-straight win ... Won third-consecutive game after holding Ohio to just two runs on two hits in 5.0 innings.
2011: Was 1-1 with nine appearances and four starts in 2011 ... Pitched a total of 17.1 innings.
Prior to Xavier: Three-year varsity player a Mason High School ... Held a career .330 batting average in high school ... Helped his high school team win the Warren County Championship in 2009 ... Two-time All-GMC and two-time All-Region.
Personal: Son of Scott Klever and Cindy Richardson ... Sport management major.