Blake Ford
Blake Ford


Lufkin, Texas

High School:
Lufkin HS

Last College:
Northeast Texas CC

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 215




2010: Made nine starts and 11 relief appearances and compiled 3-4 record with 6.56 earned run average. ... Struck out 30 batters and walked 21 in 46.2 innings. ... Was winning pitcher in 13-7 road decision over ninth-ranked Rice University on Feb. 24. ... Came within one out of hurling Lamar's 16th no-hitter but still allowed only one-hit in 6.2 innings of 10-0, seven-inning victory against Texas-Pan American on April 13. ... Other win came with 4.1 innings of two-hit relief against Texas State in the championship game of the 2010 Southland Conference Tournament. ... Has two-season record of 4-5 with 6.88 ERA and 45 strikeouts in 66.2 innings.

2009: Made five starts and six relief appearances in his first Cardinal season last spring. ... Posted 1-1 record with 7.65 earned run average. ... Struck out 15 batters and walked seven in 20 innings. ... Hurled three innings of two-hit ball in first major college appearance and was credited with the win in 6-1 decision over Siena. ... Only loss was in 10-9 setback to nationally-ranked Rice University. ... Saw action in one SLC Tournament game - vs. Texas State but had a no-decision.

Junior College: Spent two seasons playing for coach Chris Smith at Northeast Texas CC in Mt. Pleasant, Texas. ... Posted a 7-2 record with a 3.64 ERA and 83 strikeouts as a freshman in 2007. ... Received a medical redshirt in 2008.

High School: Played for coach Clay Berry at Lufkin HS. ... Second Team All-District as a senior after going 6-3 with a 2.81 ERA, while striking out 62 in 85 innings. ... Also hit .380 with two home runs.

Personal: Blake Loyd Ford was born 5/16/88 in Birmingham, Ala. ... Parents are Donna Tucker and Rusty Ford, who played in the San Diego Padres organization for the Double-A Beaumont Golden Gators back in the early 1980s. ... General studies major. ... Enjoys playing golf, fishing and going to the beach.


Lamar sets 2011 Baseball Fall World Series

The best of seven series will begin on Oct. 19


Texas State vs. Lamar Baseball

Images from the first night of a three game series with Texas State. Beaumont, texas

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