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 Cliff Springston 22
Cliff Springston
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lorena, Texas

High School:
Lorena

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 195

Position:
LHP/OF

Experience:
1L

B/T:
L/L

CAREER HONORS
•2006 Jayhawk League No. 4 Prospect (Baseball America)

SUMMER 2006
•Pitched and played outfield for the Hays Larks of the Jayhawk League
•Led Larks to a 40-16 record and the Jayhawk League title
•Made nine appearances on the mound, all starts
•Posted a 3-2 record with a 1.93 ERA and 46 strikeouts in 51.1 innings
•Hit .306 (15-for-49) with eight RBI, eight runs, two doubles, two triples and three stolen bases
•Teammate with fellow Bears Matt Sodolak and Reed Woytek

2006 (FRESHMAN)
•Played in nine games as a hitter with one start
•Made 15 appearances on the mound, all but one in relief
•Lone start in the lineup was against UT-Arlington (2/14)
•First career hit was a check-swing double that landed on the left-field line and sparked Baylor's ninth-inning comeback victory against Pacific (3/10)
•Scored game-winning run against Pacific
•Had the second-highest unearned run percentage of any Baylor pitcher with at least 20.0 innings and tied for team lead with nine unearned runs allowed
•First career outing on the mound was a 2.0-inning effort against Stephen F. Austin (2/12)
•Allowed one unearned run on two hits over two innings against Arizona State to earn first career victory (2/26)
•Held Sam Houston State scoreless on two hits over 2.0 innings to earn the victory (3/29)
•Made first career start against McNeese State and was saddled with the loss, allowing six runs, five earned, on five hits in 3.2 innings (4/26)

HIGH SCHOOL
•Played for head coach Greg Blanchard at Lorena [Texas] High School
•Teammate of fellow Bears Ben Booker and Jake Weghorst
•Led Lorena to a 25-6 record and district title during senior season
•2005 Louisville Slugger All-American
•Named first-team all-district, all-state and Super Centex as a senior
•Posted a 12-2 record with a 1.82 ERA and 121 strikeouts and hit .400 in 2005
•Led Lorena to a 31-5 record in 2004
•Earned first-team all-state, all-district and district MVP honors that season
•Posted an 11-2 record as a junior with a 0.90 ERA and 79 strikeouts, allowing only 31 hits in 66.0 innings
•Also hit .360 with three home runs, 28 RBI, three doubles and four triples in 2004
•Member of Lorena's 2003 Texas 3A state champion team
•Also lettered in football and track
•Earned first-team all-district and Super Centex honors in football as as senior
•Played for Dallas Panthers summer team in 2004, coached by Omar Washington

PERSONAL
•Full name is Clifford Jake Springston
•Born Nov. 13, 1986, in Temple, Texas
•Son of Bryan and Sheri Springston
•Undecided on major

CAREER BESTS-- BATTING
Hits: 1 vs. Pacific (3/10/06)
Runs: 1 vs. Pacific (3/10/06)
Doubles: 1 vs. Pacific (3/10/06)
Triples: none
Home Runs: none
RBI: none
Stolen Bases: none
Walks: 1, twice
Hitting Streak: none

CAREER BESTS -- PITCHING
Innings: 3.2 vs. McNeese State (4/26/06)
Long Start: 3.2 vs. McNeese State (4/26/06)
Short Start: 3.2 vs. McNeese State (4/26/06)
Long Relief: 3.0 at TCU (4/4/06)
Hits Allowed: 5, twice
Strikeouts: 3 vs. McNeese State (4/26/06)
Walks: 2, three times
Runs Allowed: 6 vs. McNeese State (4/26/06)
ER Allowed: 5 vs. McNeese State (4/26/06)
HR Allowed: none

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