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Abe  Woody

Round Rock, Texas

High School:
Round Rock HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 205





•2005 31st-Round Major League Draft Selection (Cincinnati Reds)
•2005 Honorable Mention All-Big 12 Conference (Big 12 Coaches)
•2005 First-Team All-Big 12 Conference (Austin American-Statesman)
•2005 Second-Team All-Big 12 Conference (San Antonio Express-News)
•2005 Second-Team All-Big 12 Conference (
•2005 NCBWA Stopper of the Year Watch List
•2005 Big 12 Conference Pitcher of the Week -- May 17
•2005 College Baseball Foundation Honor Roll -- May 16
•2004 Second-Team All-Big 12 Conference (Waco Tribune-Herald)
•2004 Second-Team All-Big 12 Conference (
•2004 Honorable Mention All-Big 12 Conference (coaches)
•2003 Freshman All-America (Collegiate Baseball)
•2003 Honorable Mention All-Big 12 Conference (coaches)

•t-3rd in appearances (91)
•3rd in relief appearances (89)
•t-7th in wins (21)
•1st in relief wins (21)
•2nd in winning percentage (.840)
•2nd in saves (19)
•14th in Big 12 ERA (4.64)
•4th in Big 12 appearances (36)
•3rd in Big 12 relief appearances (34)
•t-4th in Big 12 wins (10)
•1st in Big 12 relief wins (10)
•4th in Big 12 winning percentage (.769)
•2nd in Big 12 saves (8)
•3rd in Big 12 opponents' batting average (.239)

•Played for the Billings Mustangs of the Cincinnati Reds organization
•Appeared in 25 games, all in relief
•Posted a 3-0 record and 14 saves with a 2.03 ERA, 38 strikeouts and only five walks in 26.2 innings

2005 (JUNIOR)
•First player in Baylor history and second in Big 12 history to record 10-plus wins and 10-plus saves in the same season
•Established Baylor record for wins in relief (10)
•Finished third in Big 12 in wins and saves (11)
•Tied for fourth in the Big 12 with four saves in league play
•Also tied for fourth in league play with four wins
•Allowed only one home run in 232 at bats against, second-best ratio on staff
•Had a 10.1 scoreless innings streak Feb. 12-March 8, recording three saves in that time
•Struck out two in 1.0 perfect inning for first save vs. Tennessee (2/12)
•Went 5.1 innings in longest outing of the season to get the win at Vanderbilt (3/11)
•Pitched 1.0 perfect inning to get the save and preserve a 3-2 win at Texas (3/18)
•Allowed one run in 2.0 innings to pick up the win vs. Texas (3/20)
•Pitched 3.2 hitless, shutout innings to get the win at Kansas (4/17)
•Earned victory in series opener against Texas A&M, holding Aggies scoreless with one strikeout over final 1.1 innings (5/13)
•Threw 4.0 perfect innings to earn the save at Texas A&M (5/14)
•Posted a 1-0 record with one save, a 0.00 ERA and a .000 opponents' batting average in 5.1 innings vs. Texas A&M to earn Big 12 Pitcher of the Week honors
•Went 1-0 with a save in 3.2 scoreless innings in three outings at the Big 12 Tournament
•Was Baylor's final pitcher used in all three Big 12 Tournament wins
•Walked one and struck out one in 1.0 inning of work to earn win vs. Kansas in first round of the Big 12 Tournament (5/25)
•Held Texas hitless and struck out two in 2.0 innings for the save as Bears reached the tournament championship game (5/28)
•Allowed one run in 4.1 innings to earn the win vs. TCU at the NCAA Waco Regional (6/5)
•Pitched 2.0 scoreless innings in Super Regional opener against Clemson (6/11)
•Performance vs. top-ranked and top-seeded Tulane allowed Baylor to overcome 7-0 deficit for the second-largest comeback in College World Series history (6/21)
•Held the Green Wave scoreless on two hits with three strikeouts over 4.1 relief innings to earn the victory
•Opponents hit .153 (11-for-72) with two outs
•Second on team with 2.9 strikeout-to-walk ratio

•Appeared in four games for the Orleans Cardinals of the Cape Cod League before returning to Baylor for rehabilitation

•Started season as primary set-up man before taking over closer duties in early March
•Posted a 4-1 record with a 3.97 ERA and three saves in 22.2 innings in Big 12 play
•Did not allow an earned run in first six appearances
•Pitched 2.0 no-hit innings with a walk and one strikeout against Loyola Marymount (2/14)
•Tossed 2.0 scoreless innings and allowed two hits with four consecutive strikeouts against UT-San Antonio (2/17)
•Allowed one hit and faced the minimum in 2.0 relief innings in doubleheader at Long Beach State (2/21)
•Extended scoreless-innings streak to 7.1 with 2.0 innings against UC Irvine (3/6)
•Entered game with two on and one out in bottom of ninth in Baylor's 8-7 victory at ninth-ranked Texas A&M and induced a game-ending double play from only batter he faced to record first save of season (3/19)
•Tossed 4.1 one-hit scoreless innings with five strikeouts at Missouri to earn the win (4/4)
•Earned the save against Sam Houston State (4/13), inducing an inning-ending double play in the eighth and striking out the side in the ninth
•Tossed 3.0 no-hit innings with a strikeout to earn the win at top-ranked Texas (4/17)
•Earned the victory in relief against Kansas (4/23)
•Earned a save with 1.1 scoreless innings and three strikeouts at TCU (4/27)
•Moved to 10-0 on Baylor career with 2.0 one-hit innings vs. Dallas Baptist (5/4)
•Closed out all three games of the Nebraska series to pick up a win and a pair of saves

•Went 1-0 with an 0.77 ERA in 17 games for the Orleans Cardinals in the Cape Cod League
•Struck out 28 batters against 10 walks in 23.1 innings as Orleans finished second in the Eastern Division and won the Cape Cod championship

•Threw 3.0 scoreless innings against Texas State in his collegiate debut (2/4)
•Earned first collegiate victory at Arizona, pitching the final 4.0 innings of a 12-10, 10-inning win (2/8)
•Hurled 4.1 shutout innings against then-No. 2 Rice at the Minute Maid Park Classic (2/15)
•Earned a win against then-No. 7 Southern California by pitching the final 2.0 innings of a 2-1, 12-inning victory (2/22)
•Struck out six with a walk in 2.0 no-hit innings in closing out a 4-0 win at UC Irvine (2/28)
•Earned first save by tossing 2.0 shutout innings against UT-Arlington (3/4)
•Pitched the final 2.0 innings and struck out the side in the ninth to earn a win against then-No. 8 Long Beach State (3/7)
•Recorded a save in the Bears' conference opener against Texas Tech, striking out two in 2.0 shutout innings (3/14)
•Entered a 5-5 game with runners at second and third and no outs in the eighth, pitched out of the jam without allowing a run and earned the victory at Oklahoma (3/21)
•Pitched 4.0 innings in relief at Texas A&M, allowing just one run on one hit (3/30)
•Career-long 5.2 relief innings and tied career high with six strikeouts vs. Texas (4/5)
•Made first career start at Oklahoma State (4/12) but did not factor in decision
•Lasted 6.0 innings against OSU, giving up five earned runs but striking out five in a 16-11 Baylor win
•Improved record to 5-0 with 3.2 innings of relief against Kansas (4/27)
•Picked up sixth win with 3.0 innings of relief against Houston (4/30)
•Pitched the final 2.0 innings perfectly to earn the save in a 6-2 Big 12 Tournament win against Nebraska that knocked the Huskers (5/24)

•Went 3-2 with five saves and a 1.50 ERA for the Jayhawk League champion Hays Larks
•Struck out 30 in 24.0 innings and held opponents to a .159 batting average

•Sat out season as a non-medical redshirt

•Played for coach John Langerhans at Round Rock High School in Round Rock, Texas
•Named all-state and first-team all-district as a senior and was team MVP
•In 2001, played in the all-state game and the Sun Belt Classic
•Honorable mention all-state selection as a designated hitter in 2000
•Played for the Slam Senators during the summer of 2000, notching a 1-0 record with one save and a 1.68 ERA in 8.1 innings
•The Senators went on to a fifth-place finish in the AAU National Tournament

•Full name is Abe Sterling Woody
•Born Nov. 9, 1982, in Tulsa, Okla.
•Son of Sterling and Leigh Woody
•Both parents and two of his grandparents also attended Baylor

Innings: 6.0 at Oklahoma State (4/12/03)
Long Start: 6.0 at Oklahoma State (4/12/03)
Short Start: 1.0 vs. Missouri (4/19/03)
Long Relief: 5.2 vs. Texas (4/5/03)
Hits Allowed: 8 at Oklahoma State (4/12/03)
Strikeouts: 6, twice
Walks: 3, twice
Runs Allowed: 6, twice
ER Allowed: 6 vs. Missouri (4/19/03)
HR Allowed: 2 at Oklahoma State (4/12/03)

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