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Chris Gannon
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Arlington, Mass.

High School:
Arlington

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 155

Position:
Pitcher

Throws/Bats:
Left/Right

Chris Gannon, born March 21, 1979 ... Voted Co-Most Improved Player by the BC baseball team in the fall of 2000 ... competed for both the 2000 Wareham Gatemen (Cape Cod summer league) and Mill City All-Americans (New England Collegiate Baseball League) ... in the NECBL, Gannon went 1-0 with a 3.72 ERA in 19.1 innings.

AS A SENIOR: Posted a 6.22 ERA in a team-high 76.2 innings with a 5-3 record ... His 66 strikeouts for all games finished seventh in the BIG EAST at regular season's end ... fanned at least six batters in seven games ... posted a victory, giving up 10 hits in 5.1 innings with six runs - five earned - to Seton Hall (May 5) ... allowed only eight hits and one earned run in 9.0 innings with six strikeouts and three walks for the victory at Rutgers (April 21) ... scattered nine hits for six runs - three earned - in a 7.0-inning complete game at St. John's (April 7) for the win ... threw 4.0 innings of hitless relief with a then season-high seven strikeouts in BC's 4-3, extra-inning loss to Northeastern (April 3) ... earned two wins (Buffalo, LaSalle) in Florida ... allowed only two hits in 5.0 innings with five strikeouts in the Eagles' season-opener vs. then 19th-ranked Oklahoma State University.

AS A JUNIOR: Pitched 20.0 innings for a 2-0 record ... allowed 11 runs, 10 earned for a 4.50 ERA ... gave up 19 hits and struck out 16 batters on the season ... earned victories over University of Vermont and Holy Cross College ... surrendered three hits and two earned runs in 6.0 innings of work in the Eagles' 6-3 victory over Vermont (April 12); held the Catamounts hitless through 4.2 innings ... his other win on the mound came in a 7.0-inning effort against Holy Cross (April 18) where he allowed nine hits for two earned runs against the Crusaders ...pitched 4.0 innings in a no decision against Brown (April 6).

AS A SOPHOMORE: Took to the hill seven times, starting three games with two wins and no losses ... struck out 26 batters in 17.1 innings, allowing 13 hits and no home runs for a 3.63 ERA ... limited opponents to hitting a team-best .228 ... combined with Greg Doble in a two-hit shutout over Milwaukee College of Engineering (March 3) ... scattered six hits, struck out six over 7.0 innings in BC's 15-9 win over Dartmouth (May 5).

AS A FRESHMAN: Made 10 mound appearances, starting three games ... had a 2-1 record; both wins came against Northeastern ... held opponents to a team-low .267 batting average ... pitched 5.0 scoreless innings and recorded his first collegiate victory in a win over Northeastern (April 2).

BEFORE BC: Earned All-Greater Boston League honors as a junior and senior at Arlington High School ... finished his senior season with a 5-1 record on the mound; had a 6-2 mark as a junior ... led AHS to the 1997 league title.

PERSONAL: Enrolled in the Carroll School of Management, majoring in both information systems and computer science ... a well-rounded athlete, Gannon was a member of three GBL Arlington H.S. hockey championship teams, serving as assistant captain and capturing All-GBL second team honors in 1996-97 ... was also an all-league second team selection in soccer (1996) ... he is a member of the National Honor Society ... Chris is the fourth of Cathy and Thomas Gannon's five children.

Gannon's Pitching Stats

Year ERA W-L APP GS CG SV IP H R ER BB SO
1998 6.30 2-1 10 3 0 0 20.0 20 17 14 15 13
1999 3.63 2-0 7 3 0 0 17.1 13 8 7 13 26
2000 4.50 2-0 6 3 0 0 20.0 19 11 10 11 16
2001 6.22 5-3 14 12 3 0 76.2 84 63 53 42 66
Totals 5.64 11-4 37 21 3 0 134.0 136 99 84 81 121

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