Cards looking to repeat the magic of the 2010 postseason
Bunner, Johnson and Harrington take home first team honors
Eleven seniors to be honored on Friday night
Cardinals will go for the season sweep Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m.
Baseball run-rules a conference opponent for third straight weekend
2012:Made 15 appearances on the mound with 13 starts ... Led team in innings pitched with 101.0 ... Also ranked fourth in the Southland ... Tossed five complete games and had a 3-9 overall record with a 4.46 ERA and 62 strikeouts ... Struck out four and tossed five three-hit innings in February 17 win over Arkansas State ... Threw 10 scoreless innings, striking out nine and allowing five hits at Central Arkansas on March 9 ... Allowed just two runs over nine innings against Southeastern Louisiana on March 30 ... Earned first victory of the season on April 5 with a complete game and seven Ks at Stephen F. Austin ... Fanned 11 and walked just two over 10 innings to pick up another complete game victory at Nicholls on April 20 ... Tossed nine scoreless frames and gave up five hits in win over McNeese State on April 29.
2011: Made five pitching appearances before being sidelined by a shoulder injury and was granted a medical redshirt. ... Had 2-0 record with a 3.80 earned run average. ... Walked only four batters and struck out 20 over 23.2 innings. ... First victory came with 5.0 innings of work in 12-7 decision over 15th-ranked Rice University. ... Other win came on 7.0 innings of four-hit ball in 14-1 decision over Cal State Northridge. ... Had a caree-high 11 strikeouts against North Dakota State. ... Has won 18 of 22 decisions in two-plus seasons with the Cardinals, giving him an .818 winning percentage, which ranks as the best in school history. ... Has career totals of 141 strikeouts and 53 bases on balls in 207.2 innings.
2010: Compiled 8-3 record and 5.02 earned run average in 17 appearances, including 14 starts. ... Struck out 58 batters and walked 23 in 100.1 innings. ... Has won 16 of 20 decisions in two seasons with the Cardinals, tying him with former Lamar pitcher Jesse Floyd for the second-best winning percentage in school history. .... Hurled four complete games, including 4-0 shutout of
2009: Voted SLC Freshman of the Year and also selected to All-SLC First Team after posting 8-1 record with team-best 3.01 earned run average. ... Also selected to Louisville Slugger, National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association and PING Baseball Freshman All-America teams. ... Hurled team's only two complete games - five-hit, 12-0 shutout of Columbia and nine-hit 6-0 blanking of Northwestern State. ... Struck out 63 batters and walked 26 in team-high 83.2 innings. ... Won first seven decisions before suffering 9-4 loss to Texas-Arlington on May 8. ... His .889 winning percentage is tied for the fourth-best single-season mark in school history. ... Strikeout high was seven - posted against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and against McNeese State. ... In addition to the two shutouts, he held the opponents to one run in four other games. ... Made the SLC Academic Honor Roll for the spring semester.
High School: Played for coach Jay Stone at Port Neches-Groves HS. ... Three-time All-District 20-4A selection and was all-stater as a senior in 2008 following an 8-1 campaign with a 1.03 ERA. ... Posted a 10-2 record with a 2.52 ERA and 88 strikeouts in 71.1 innings as a junior. ... Also hit .340 while playing centerfield. ... Named Player of the Year by The Port Arthur News. ... As a sophomore, posted 1-1 record with 2.33 ERA and hit .300 while picking up district Newcomer of the Year honors.
Personal: Eric James Harrington was born 3/1/90 in Corpus Christi, Texas. ... Parents are William and Frankie Harrington. ... Older brother Allen was an All-SLC pitcher at Lamar from 2005-2007 and was a 13th round pick by the St. Louis Cardinals.