14 Blake Whitney
14 Blake Whitney
Height: 6-3
Weight: 175
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Sharpsburg, Ga.
Position: RHP
Bats/Throws: R/R
Last School: Northgate HS

2015: Appeared in 16 games with 11 starts and posted a 3-4 record with one save... Led the team in innings pitched (67.1), strikeouts (42) and ERA (5.48)... Earned his first collegiate win with a career-high 10 strikeouts in six shutout innings against Saint Joseph's (March 1) ... Threw a complete game against Lipscomb (April 18), allowing an earned run on four hits in nine innings ... Recorded his first career save with four shutout innings against Dayton (Feb. 13).   

Before USC Upstate:
Three-year letterwinner at a pitcher at Northgate High School … Named his team’s Most Valuable Pitcher.

Personal: Favorite foods are pizza and hamburgers … Favorite movie is “The Sandlot” … Favorite TV show is “Prison Break” … Favorite actor is Will Smith … Favorite actress is Jennifer Lawrence … Favorite musical group is Florida Georgia Line … Favorite season is summer … Favorite sports figure is Chipper Jones … His dream job is to become a professional baseball player.