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  Mark Sullivan
Mark Sullivan
Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Winchester, Mass.

High School:
Winchester

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 210

Position:
P

Throws/Bats:
R/R

Mark Sullivan, born July 25, 1980 … Played in the 2000 Cape Cod summer league for the Hyannis Mets.

AS A JUNIOR: Voted the ABCA/Rawlings All-Northeast Region as a relief pitcher ... appeared in 25 games (third in the BIG EAST in the regular season) this year with a 3.51 ERA in 51.1 innings; totaled a 6-4 record and five saves ... listed third among final BIG EAST statistics with five saves ... his 14 appearances and three saves in conference action is second, while his 2.78 ERA ranked fifth among all BIG EAST hurlers ... pitched a hitless ninth inning to pick up the win over no. 2 Notre Dame (May 13) ... From April 30 - May 6, he posted two wins and two saves, and was named BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week ... in 7.2 total innings vs. the Pirates, where he picked up a win and two saves, he allowed only six hits and fanned 11 batters ... he struck out seven (season best) of the 20 batters that he faced in BC’s 14-inning, 3-2 win over Seton Hall (May 6) ... gave up one earned run on three hits for the win to give BC the Beanpot Championship over UMass (May 2) ... pitched a hitless ninth to earn the win vs. Villanova (April 29) ... picked up saves in BC’s 6-4 win over the Wildcats (April 28) and 12-10 victory over Maine (April 25) ... gave up only two hits in his 3.1-inning stint to register the win vs. Connecticut (April 14) ... allowed three runs on eight hits with four strikeouts vs. Georgetown (March 25) as the last-minute starter for the loss ... earned the save in BC’s 8-5 win over Buffalo (March 6) ... allowed two hits and no earned runs in 2.0 innings of relief to get the win vs. LaSalle (March 11) ... posted a loss in the Eagles' first game of the season, a 7-3 decision to Oklahoma State.

AS A SOPHOMORE: His 46.1 innings was third most on the pitching staff … finished the season at 3-0 with one save … defeated Mount St. Mary's, Vermont and Harvard (in the Beanpot consolation round) … posted a 5.44 ERA and a 4.2 to 1 strikeout-to-walk ratio … earned the save in BC's 9-4 victory over Pittsburgh (May 13); he allowed one run on two hits through 3.1 innings of that game (in his second appearance of the day) … threw a career-high 10 strikeouts vs. Mount St. Mary's in a complete-game outing (9.0) March 8 … in 3.0 hitless innings vs. Vermont, Sullivan posted four K's … against Harvard, he allowed five hits in 4.0 innings … struck out two Red Sox minor-leaguers - including Israel Alcantara - in a scoreless eighth inning of the exhibition game (March 3) … he and his older brother Andy ('00) combined for four strikeouts against the BoSox.

AS A FRESHMAN: Took to the hill seven times in relief during his rookie campaign … posted a 6.55 ERA in 11.0 innings of work … pitched 2.0 scoreless innings in the Eagles' 20-4 victory over Valparaiso (March 3) … went 1.0 inning of scoreless relief in the team's 11-2 win over cross-town rival Northeastern (April 6) … earned the save after 1.0 inning of relief in BC's 10-7 upset of Notre Dame April 17 that was the Eagles' first win over the Irish since June 7, 1928.

BEFORE BC: Earned All-Middlesex League honors during his sophomore, junior and senior seasons (1996-98) at WHS … led the league with a 0.71 ERA during his junior season (1997) … served as captain during his senior season for former major-leaguer Mike Pagliarulo and named the team's most valuable player.

PERSONAL: Enrolled in the Carroll School of Management as a finance major … Mark earned "Student-Athlete" award at Winchester High School … a member of the National Honor Society … competed in both football and basketball at WHS … captained his basketball team his senior campaign ... Mark is the middle of Linda and Robert Sullivan's three sons.

Sullivan's Pitching Statistics

Year ERA W-L APP GS CG SV IP H R ER BB SO
1999 6.55 0-0 7 0 0 1 11.0 14 8 8 5 4
2000 5.44 3-0 14 2 1 1 46.1 59 31 28 10 42
2001 3.51 6-4 25 1 1 5 51.1 57 25 20 18 41
Totals 4.64 9-4 46 3 2 7 108.2 130 64 56 33 87

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