2018 (Junior): Weekend starting pitcher for the Bison throughout the season ... made 13 appearances on the mound with 11 starts ... went 2-3 with a 6.39 ERA ... 2-2 with 4.24 ERA in Patriot League games ... pitched 6.2 shutout innings in a win over Holy Cross and 6.0 shutout innings in a win over Lafayette ... allowed one run and two hits in 3.1 innings of work at Army in game three of the Patriot League Tournament semifinal series.
2017 (Sophomore): Appeared in 13 games, including seven starts ... first four appearances of the season came in relief ... starter in Patriot League weekend series ... ranked third on the team in strikeouts (45) and fifth in innings pitched (39.2) ... pitched 4.0 innings, allowing one run on two hits in a win over Hartford ... tossed 5.2 innings, scattering three runs on seven hits in an 8-5 home-victory against Lafayette ... struck out eight in a loss to Army.
2016 (Freshman): Opened season with four relief appearances ... final seven outings were starts ... 1-3 with a 5.35 ERA in 35.1 innings ... struck out 22 hitters ... allowed one earned run in 6.0 innings in first career start vs. Dartmouth ... pitched 8.1 scoreless innings in first career home start vs. Yale ... combined with classmate Jeff Gottesman on Bucknell's only shutout of the season in that game ... named Patriot League Rookie of the Week March 28 following that Yale win ... had a 2.59 ERA through first nine appearances of season ... started Sunday game two in four of Bucknell's five Patriot League series ... limited opponents to a .238 batting average ... opponents hit just .216 with two outs ... allowed just four stolen bases in nine attempts.
High School: Graduated from Guilderland High School in 2015 ... named Second Team All-Capital District Pitcher in 2015 ... was also the All-Suburban Council First Team Pitcher, team MVP and team offensive MVP as a senior ... team captain ... helped team to Section 2 South Division title ... pitched 32.2 innings with 51 strikeouts and a 1.52 ERA as a senior ... played with the South Troy Dodgers during the summer.
Personal: John Lee Grabek ... born July 24, 1997 in Hartford, Connecticut ... son of Brian and Amy Grabek ... has an older sister, Emma, and a younger brother, Nick ... majoring in economics.