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Brian McAfee
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Brian McAfee 2400147
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 210
Year: Graduate
Hometown: Bothell, Wash.
High School: Bothell/Cornell

 Career Statistics   2016

2016 (Duke): Selected by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 38th Round (No. 1,140 overall) of the 2016 MLB Draft … Named to the All-ACC Academic Team … In 14 starts, went 7-5 with a 4.11 ERA … Tied for the team lead in wins (7) … Led the team in innings pitched (92.0) and strikeouts (65) … Posted eight quality starts and three complete games … One of two ACC pitchers to throw three complete games, along with Virginia’s Connor Jones … Threw complete games March 13 against then-No. 14 Virginia, April 10 versus then-No. 18 Clemson and May 8 against Gardner-Webb … Exceeded 100 pitches in just one complete game, registering 108 against Clemson … Threw 94 pitches in 3-0 shutout over Virginia … Earned ACC Pitcher of the Week honors following his performance against the Cavaliers … Led the ACC in fewest walks per nine innings (1.27) … Finished the year ranked seventh nationally among active players in career walks allowed per nine innings (1.18) … Completed his Master’s in Management Studies degree. 

2015 (Cornell): Earned first team All-Ivy League honors ... Garnered CoSIDA Academic All-District and Academic All-Ivy accolades ... Led the team with a career-best 1.77 ERA ... Allowed opposing batters to hit just .210 against him ... Started nine games on the mound ... Posted a 5-2 record ... Walked just six batters over 56.0 innings ... Completed four of his nine starts including two solo shutouts in Ivy League play ... Tossed his first shutout April 4 at Dartmouth ... Allowed just three Big Green batters to reach base and struck out six over seven innings ... Threw a shutout in his final Cornell appearance April 26 versus Princeton ... Finished his Big Red career with a 1.14 walks per nine innings average, a Cornell record ... Received his undergraduate degree in operations and research engineering.


2014 (Cornell): Made two starts before his season ended due to injury ... Compiled a 1-0 record and 3.00 ERA ... Pitched 12.0 innings with three strikeouts and did not issue a walk ... Surrendered one run on three hits over five innings in a no-decision Mar. 2 at Navy ... Earned the complete-game win the next week at George Washington, yielding three runs on eight hits over seven innings.

2013 (Cornell): Tied for the team lead with nine starts ... Posted a 3-2 record and 2.28 ERA with six quality starts ... Struck out 32 batters and walked eight over 55.1 innings ... Allowed opposing batters to register just a .220 batting average, which ranks as the sixth-lowest single-season mark in program history since the stat was first compiled in 1989 ... Fanned a season-high seven batters in six scoreless innings Mar. 23 at Villanova, combining with two other pitchers for the shutout ... Tossed his first collegiate complete game April 21 against Penn ... Turned in a seven-inning, one-run effort the next weekend at Princeton.

2012 (Cornell): Earned second team All-Ivy honors and was the only freshman among the six starting pitchers named on the two all-league teams ... Helped Cornell to its first Ivy League baseball championship since the league began sponsoring baseball in 1993 ... Went 6-1 over 11 starts with a 3.38 ERA ... Struck out 41 batters and walked 10 in 66.2 innings ... Did not surrender more than four earned runs in any of his 11 starts ... First Cornell pitcher to start a season with a 6-0 mark since Greg Myers in 1979 ... Suffered his first loss in the Big Red’s second game of the NCAA Chapel Hill Regional June 2 versus East Carolina ... Worked into the sixth inning in six of his final seven appearances, including four quality starts ... Delivered quality starts in two, must-win situations ... Allowed two runs on five hits over 5.2 innings April 29 at Princeton, then yielded one run on four hits over six innings in the third game of the Ivy League Championship Series against Dartmouth ... Named Ivy League Co-Rookie of the Week after tossing eight scoreless frames versus Columbia April 14 ... Struck out 10 batters in 5.1 innings in his second collegiate start Mar. 11 at George Washington.

High School: Led Bothell to the Washington state 4A championship his senior season, posting a 10-0 record with seven shutouts and a 0.55 earned-run average ... Named the Washington state 4A Player of the Year with the accompanying spot on the first-team all-state squad ... Earned first team all-league honors in both his junior and senior campaigns, serving as captain both years ... Competed three years in cross country.

Personal: Born Brian Douglas McAfee on Sept. 30, 1992 in Kirkland, Wash. ... The son of Doug and Debbie McAfee ... Has one younger sister (Sarah) ... Enrolled in the Fuqua School of Business’ Master of Management Studies program.

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