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Ethan

DeCaster

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#32

Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 190
Year: Graduate
Hometown: Shoreview, Minn.
High School: Mounds View

Bio

2018 (at Duke): Selected in the 18th round (525th overall pick) by the Detroit Tigers in the 2018 MLB Draft ... Earned NCBWA All-America Second Team honors ... The 11th Blue Devil All-American in program history ... Tabbed 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District® III ... Named to the All-ACC second team ... Became the eighth Blue Devil to ganer ABCA all-region honors, earning a spot on the 2018 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Division I Atlantic All-Region Team ... Picked up All-ACC Academic Team honors ... Named to the 2017-18 ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Made the most appearances of any Duke pitcher (27) ... Went 6-0 with a 1.34 ERA and five saves ... Struck out 57 batters in 53.2 innings ... Earned the win at Vanderbilt February 17 in his Duke debut, pitching 2.1 scoreless innings in relief ... Also collected wins against Pittsburgh (March 25), Notre Dame (March 31), Gardner-Webb (May 6) and North Carolina (May 11) ... Picked up saves against North Carolina Central (February 27), Cornell (March 2), Virginia (March 9), Yale (March 13) and Florida State (April 13) ... Pitched 22.1 shutout innings to start the season before allowing his first run of the year March 31 against Notre Dame.

2017 (at Creighton): Made 24 appearances for the Blue Jays, all in relief ... Went 4-2 with five saves and a 1.77 ERA ... Struck out 36 batters over 45.2 innings, walking 12 ... Held opposing batters to a .227 batting average ... Earned back-to-back victories over Villanova April 21 and 22 for his first two wins of the year ... Also picked up the win in Creighton's 2-1 victory over Setaon Hall May 5 ... Earned his fourth win May 9 versus Nebraska-Omaha. 

2016 (at Creighton): Appeared in 26 games, all in relief ... One of Creighton’s primary right-handed setup men ... Collected two saves ... Tossed 32.1 innings, allowing just eight walks with 21 strikeouts ... Tossed two innings or more seven times, including 2.2 scoreless innings in the Bluejays’ 4-0 win over Jacksonville April 2 ... Earned his first win of the year against Kansas State March 22 in Creighton’s 5-4 win.

2015 (at Creighton): Went 3-2 with a 2.73 ERA and two saves ... Picked up his first victory by getting a critical out in the fifth inning of Creighton’s 6-3 victory over Kansas State March 11 ... Finished Creighton’s 14-inning win against Air Force (March 25) with a season-high 2.2 innings of scoreless relief with four strikeouts while earning the victory ... Earned his first career save March 28, recording  the final two outs against Stetson in the Bluejays’ 3-2 win ... Allowed only one earned run in his first 11 appearances (March 8 - April 2) ... Notched his second save of the season with a perfect inning of relief work against Seton Hall May 3 ... Collected his third victoryMay 21, tossing 1.1 scoreless innings during Creighton’s comeback 7-4 victory over Seton Hall during the BIG EAST Tournament.

2014 (at Creighton): Used his redshirt option during the 2014 season.

High School: Named All-Suburban East Conference First Team as a senior, posting a 5-1 record with a 1.22 ERA ... Tossed six complete games in two seasons as a Mustang ... Closed his high school career with a combined 7-2 mark, recording 51 strikeouts in 58 innings ... Earned all-conference honors as a outside linebacker on the football team in 2013 ... Graduated with high honors ... Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Born Ethan Robert DeCaster Oct. 27, 1994 in St. Paul, Minnesota ... Son of Steve and Darice DeCaster ... Has one younger brother (Henry).

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