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Derrick Gordon
Derrick Gordon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Beaumont, Texas

High School:
West Brook HS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 191

Position:
LHP

Experience:
2L

B/T:
L/L

2005: Pitched in 20 games, earning 14 starts ... Posted a 4-7 record with a 3.95 ERA ... Struck out 102 batters (3rd in SLC), which ranked as the seventh-best single-season total in school history, and walked 43 in 93.1 innings pitched ... Limited opponents to a .246 batting average ... Pitched 6.0 shutout innings, allowing two hits with nine strikeouts in season-opening win over Jackson State (2/5) ... Tossed seven scoreless innings, allowing four hits with seven strikeouts in win over Central Connecticut State (3/11) ... Pitched a season-high 8.2 innings, allowing two runs on four hits with a career-high 13 strikeouts in win at McNeese State (3/25) ... Pitched seven innings of relief, allowing one earned run on five hits with eight strikeouts vs. Texas State (5/20) ... Tossed 6.0 innings, allowing three runs on six hits with seven strikeouts vs. Texas-San Antonio (5/26) at SLC Tournament.

2005 Preseason All-Southland Conference First Team

2004: Collegiate Baseball/Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America Team ... Southland Conference Freshman of the Year ... Second Team All-Southland Conference ... Southland Conference All-Tournament Team ... Pitched in 18 games, earning 11 starts ... Posted a 7-3 record with a 1.92 ERA (1st in SLC) ... Had 54 strikeouts and 35 walks in 65.2 IP ... Limited opponents to a .190 batting average (1st in SLC) ... Second on the staff with two complete-games ... Posted a 3-1 record with a 1.02 ERA with 29 strikeouts and 23 walks in 35.1 IP in SLC play ... Pitched 6 1/3 scoreless innings, allowing four hits with five strikeouts to pick up the win at Texas State (3/21) ... Pitched a complete-game shutout (7.0 innings), allowing no runs on four hits with six strikeouts vs. Texas-San Antonio (4/4) ... Pitched a complete-game, three-hitter with three walks and a season-high nine strikeouts in 5-1 win over Northwestern State (5/28) that propelled Lamar to the SLC Tournament championship game.

2003: Redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Kevin McDonald at West Brook HS ... Earned all-district honors as a junior and senior ... Was also the starting quarterback on the football team.

PERSONAL: Parents are Leon and Brenda Foster ... Major is General Studies ... Hobby is fishing.

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