3  Seth Willoughby
Seth Willoughby

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Bishop Watterson

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
06/28/1990

B/T:
R/R


06/07/2014

Nittoli Drafted By Seattle Mariners In MLB First-Year Player Draft

Senior Hurler Won Six Games For Xavier This Year

06/25/2012

Willoughby Named All-Mideast Region

XU Closer Racks Up Another Honor

06/05/2012

Willoughby Selected By Rockies In Fourth Round Of 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft

Right-Hander Becomes Highest Drafted Musketeer Ever

05/31/2012

Xavier Baseball Season Recap

Googins Reflects On The 2012 Season

05/22/2012

Willoughby, Westrick Earn All-Conference Honors

Two Musketeers Honored By A-10

06/06/2012

Seth Willoughby Interview

Xavier pitcher Seth Willoughby was selected in the fourth round of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. Willoughby was selected as the 138th pick, the highest a Musketeer has ever been taken.

06/05/2012

Willoughby Highlights

Junior pitcher Seth Willoughby became the highest Xavier player to be selected in the MLB Draft. The right-hander was taken by the Colorado Rockies with the 138th overall pick.

05/23/2012

Otte On A-10 Awards

Junior Seth Willoughby was named to the Atlantic 10 Second Team and Alex Westrick was named to the league's All-Rookie Team. Pitching coach Nick Otte talks about their achievements on the mound this season for Xavier.

05/19/2012

Musketeers Beat Hawks

Xavier mounted a come-from-behind effort that included a four-run seventh inning and walk-off win on an error in the ninth. The Musketeers earned the series win in the final game of the season.

05/02/2012

Xavier's All-Time Save Leader

Seth Willoughby is Xavier's all-time saves leader and continues to make a name for himself. Two of his closest teammates and head coach Scott Googins talk about what makes him lights out at the end of a game.

05/24/2012

Musketeers vs. Saint Joseph's 5/19/12

Xavier earns a walk off win over SJU in the 2012 season finale.

Seth Willoughby Photo Gallery

2012: Drafted in the fourth round of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft with the 138th overall selection, marking the highest pick by a Musketeer in program history ... Named Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team ... Appeared in 25 games as a relief pitcher and Xavier's primary closer ... Set a program-record with 28-career saves ... Saved 12 games, the second-highest single-season total in program history ... Set single-season mark for lowest ERA at 1.01 ... Struck out 44 batters and allowed only 12 walks ... Surrendered only four earned runs all season.

Hit .421 at the plate with five runs scored and three RBI ... Belted a home run against No. 3 North Carolina and combined to go 5-for-9 (.556) with five runs scored and two RBI's in the series ... Closed the season with three-hits and an RBI in the series against Saint Joseph's.

2011:Academic All-Conference...was second on the team with five homeruns...set a career-high with two doubles vs. Richmond (4/8)...led the team with nine saves...hit .326 with a 3.66 ERA as a closer...was 2-5 as a pitcher.

2010:Proved to be a versatile player during his rookie season making 20 appearances as a pitcher and starting five games in the field...Made 25 at bats and posted a .200 average...As a pitcher, he finished the season with a 5.34 ERA...Earned seven saves as a pitcher...Struck out 34 batters including six at Saint Louis (3/26)...Pitched a total of 32 innings.

Prior to Xavier: Three-year varsity member in both baseball and football ... Won CABA State Championship ... Received the MVP award twice ... Received All-District honors and All-League honors for two years ... Played under head coach Tony Cleveland ... Won the Agonis Scholar Athlete Award.

Personal: Undecided on a major ... Born June 28, 1990 in Norwalk, Ohio ... Parents are Keith and Kimberly Willoughby ... Has an older sister.

CAREER HIGHS
At Bats 6

vs. Richmond (April 10, 2011)

Hits 4 Twice, most recent vs. George Washington (May 14, 2011)
Runs 2 Eight times, most recent at North Carolina (February 18, 2012)
Doubles 2 vs. Richmond (April 8, 2011)
Home runs 1 Six times, most recent at North Carolina (February 17, 2012)
RBIs 4 Twice, most recent vs. George Washington (May 14, 2011)
Walks 2 Seven times, most recent at Fordham (May 21, 2011)
Strikeouts 3 Twice, most recent at Dayton (May 7, 2011)
Sac Hits 1 Five times, most recent vs. George Washington (May 15, 2011)
Sac Flies 1 at USC Upstate (Feb. 19, 2011)
Stolen Bases 1 Twice, most recent vs. Richmond (May 25, 2011)
HBP 1 Eleven times most recent at North Carolina (February 17, 2012)
Caught Stealing 1 Three times, most recent at Massachusetts (April 22, 2011)
Putouts 13 vs. Cincinnati (April 26, 2011)
Assists 5 vs. St. Bonaventure (April 30, 2011)
Errors 2 at Wright State (March 31, 2010)
Innings Pitched 6.2 at Fordham (May 21, 2011)
Runs Allowed 6 vs. La Salle (April 10, 2010)
Earned Runs 5 vs. Charlotte (May 28, 2010 at Camden N.J.)
Strikeouts 8 at Fordham (May 21, 2011)
Walks 3 Five times, most recent at Richmond (April 8, 2012)
Hits Allowed 5 vs. La Salle (April 10, 2010)
Doubles Allowed 2 vs. La Salle (April 10, 2010)
Homers Allowed 1 Twice, most recent at Richmond (April 8, 2012)
Wild Pitches 2 vs. Cincinnati (April 24, 2012)
Hit Batters 1 Nine times, most recent at Richmond (April 8, 2012)
CAREER STATISTICS
Year Avg GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB ATT PO A E FLD%
2010 .200 12 5 25 5 5 2 0 0 3 7 .280 3 1 6 0 .310 0 0 0 0 3 12 4 .789
2011 .326 51 48 181 28 59 10 0 5 36 84 .464 29 9 29 6 .441 1 5 2 5 64 80 3

.980

2012 .421 6 6 19 5 8 0 0 1 3 11 .579 3 1 4 1 .522 0 0 0 0 5 9 1

.933

TOTAL

.311 69 59 225 38 72 12 0 6 42 112 .497 35 11 39 7 .434 1 5 2 5 72 111 8

.958

CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS
Year ERA W L APP GS CG SHO CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/Avg WP HBP SFA SHA
2010 5.34 2 1 20 0 0 0 0 7 32.0 29 21 19 23 34 6 2 1 149 .240 4 3 1 1

2011

3.66 2 5 22 0 0 0 0 9 32.0 28 13 13 12 32 4 0 0 136 .235 2 0 2

3

2012

1.01

2 1 25 0 0 0 1 12 35.2 21 7 4 12 44 4 0 1 .167 4 6 0 1

TOTAL

4.50

4 6 42 0 0 0 0 16 64.0 57 34 32 35 66 10 2 1 285 .238 6 3 3 4
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