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Phoenix Sanders
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Phoenix Sanders 2425143
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 184
Year: Senior
Hometown: Gainesville, Fla.
Other College: Daytona State College

Career Stats

Major: International Studies

AS A JUNIOR (2016): Appeared in 16 games, making 15 starts...Finished 5-5 with a 4.15 ERA and one save...Ranked third in The American in shutouts (one), fifth in strikeouts (95), sixth in games started (15), and eighth in innings pitched (95.1)...Ranked sixth in conference play in strikeouts (45)...Two-time Pitcher of the Week in The American (3/28, 5/2)...Served as the team's Friday night starter throughout the season...Made his Bulls debut, going 6.0 innings and allowing one earned run in the 11-10 Opening Day victory over Liberty (2/19)...Threw his first complete game with 9.0 scoreless innings of five hit, one walk, seven strikeout baseball in the 4-0 victory over Dartmouth (3/25)...Fired 8.0 scoreless innings, yielding one walk and two hits, while striking out 12 in a 4-0 win against UCF (4/29)...Earned the save with a scoreless inning against East Carolina in The American Conference Tournament (5/25)...Delievered a quality start versus Memphis (6.0 innings and three runs) in The American Conference Tournament (5/27).

AS A SOPHOMORE AT DAYTONA ST. COLLEGE (2015): Appeared in 16 games, making 14 starts…Went 6-6 with a 2.50 ERA…Led team in complete games (three) and strikeouts (71)…Fired 6.0 scoreless innings of six hit baseball, for the win, in a 5-1 victory at Polk St. (2/7)…Struck out a season-high nine batters, yielding just one run in 7.0 innings of work, earning the win, in a 4-2 victory at Rollins College (2/23)…Tossed a complete game of one-run baseball, for the win, in a 4-2 victory over Lake Sumter St. College (3/4)…Tossed another complete game allowing two runs on nine hits, claiming the win, in a 8-3 victory at College of Central Florida (4/6).

AS A FRESHMAN AT DAYTONA ST. COLLEGE (2014): Appeared in and made 12 starts…Went 4-6 with a 3.17 ERA…Struck out a team-high 52 batters…Walked just eight hitters in 65.1 innings pitched.

HIGH SCHOOL: Two-year letter winner for head coach Ron Brooks at Buchholz High School.

PERSONAL: Born Phoenix Clark Sanders on June 5, 1995 in Aussburg, Germany…Parents are Kevin and Lorea…Has two brothers Dallas and Hudson, and one sister, Brooklyn.

SANDERS’ CAREER HIGHS (as of 6/16/16) 
Innings (Starter): 9.0, vs. Dartmouth (3/25/16)
Innings (Reliever):  1.0, vs. East Carolina (5/25/16)
Hits Allowed: 12, 2x, last, at #21 East Carolina (5/13/16)
Runs: 8, 2x, last, vs. Memphis (4/8/16)
Earned Runs: 7, 2x, last, at #21 East Carolina (5/13/16)
Walks: 4, at UCF (4/15/16)

Strikeouts: 12, 2x, last, vs. UCF (4/29/16)

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