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T.J. Swank
T.J. Swank

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Crystal Lake, Ill.

High School:
Prairie Ridge

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
05/23/1989

Bats/Throws:
R/R


2009: Made 15 relief appearances for the Chanticleers in 2009... Had a save in the win at UNC Asheville March 15, as he did not allow a hit in two innings... Struck out four at High Point April 17... Did not allow an earned run in his first seven appearances... Struck out two batters in an inning of work against Tennessee Feb. 27... Pitched two innings of scoreless relief against James Madison Feb. 22...

HIGH SCHOOL: Went 10-1 with a 1.74 earned-run average and 67 strikeouts in 80.1 innings pitched his senior year at Prairie Ridge High School... Was named the Player of the Year by the Northwest Herald as well as earning All-Conference and All-Area honors... Was 3-2 with a 1.10 earned-run average his junior year... Also hit .420 his junior campaign... Was a First Team All-Fox Valley League selection as a designated hitter in 2007... Was named both First Team All-Conference and All-Area as a sophomore, going 8-3 with a 1.04 ERA... Had 52 strikeouts compared to seven walks in 2006... Played summer baseball for the McHenry County Hurricanes and was 25-3 with a 1.08 ERA from 2005-07... Played for the Los Angeles Dodgers fall team in September of 2007.... Was an Honor Roll student at Prairie Ridge...

PERSONAL: Born May 23, 1989... Son of Kent and Ruth Swank... Is majoring in exercise and sport science at Coastal Carolina.