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38 Dan Weigel

Ranks second in program history in walks per nine innings (2.00).

2013: One of team’s top starters for a second straight year ... logged a team-high 81.0 IP ... was 2-8 with a 4.33 ERA with a team high-tying 59 strikeouts ... ended year with eight consecutive starts of at least 7.0 innings ... at least five strikeouts in nine of 11 starts ... season-high eight strikeouts twice (vs. Holy Cross, Army) ... 2.50 ERA at home ... ranked in top 10 in Patriot League in strikeouts looking (1st), innings (3rd), starts (5th), strikeouts (t-5th) and ERA (10th) ... named to Academic All-Patriot League Team.

2012: Became Bucknell’s ace in the starting rotation ... won six of first seven decisions ... finished season 6-4 with a 3.01 ERA ... posted 32 strikeouts in team-high 71.2 IP ... posted three complete games ... ERA was below 3.17 all season ... 1.63 walks per nine innings ranked fifth on program’s single-season list ... 73rd nationally in walks per nine innings, tied for 83rd in complete games and 237th in ERA ... among Patriot League leaders in wins (6, t-5th), ERA (3.01, 4th), opponent batting average (.251, 8th), innings (71.2, 5th), games started (11, t-5th) and complete games (3, t-5th) ... averaged a team-best 6.52 innings per outing ... pitched at least seven innings in each of first four starts and six overall ... yielded just 67 hits ... Bison were 7-1 in his first eight starts ... earned victory in three games that were decided by two runs or fewer ... opponents hit .185 with two outs ... 3.00 ERA with three complete games against Patriot League opponents ... member of Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2011: Turned into one of team’s top relievers by end of year ... pitched 23.0 innings in 14 appearances ... yielded just four earned runs over final seven outings (9.2 IP) ... gave up five hits over that span ... posted 18 strikeouts against just nine walks ... never walked more than one hitter in an appearance ... member of Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

High School: Graduated from Lampeter-Strasburg High School in 2010 ... two-year baseball letterwinner ... also earned three letters in basketball ... baseball team captain ... first-team all-section as a senior and second-team as a junior.

Personal: Daniel Thomas Weigel ... born July 10, 1992 in Lancaster, Pa. ... son of John and Jane Weigel ... has three younger siblings: Leah, Julia and Luke ... father played baseball at Lafayette ... uncle played baseball at Penn State ... majoring in religion and philosophy.

Position: Pitcher
Height: 6'7"
Weight: 225
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lancaster, Pa.
High School: Lampeter-Strasburg


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