Elwell Connects On First-Career Homer, Saves Home Run
Musketeers Score Two Runs In Ninth To Defeat Bulldogs, 4-3
Bodner Registers Career-High Four RBI In Game One
XU Hosts Tuesday's Game, UC Will Hold Wednesday's Contest
Nittoli Homers For Second-Straight Game
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.
Xavier earns a walk off win over SJU in the 2012 season finale.
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.