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#32 Seth Varner
Position: Left Handed Pitcher
Bats: L
Throws: L
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 225
Year: Senior
Hometown: Batavia, Ohio
High School: Clermont Northeastern
Experience: SQ
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2014: Started 15 games on the mound … drafted in the 10th round (305th overall) by the Cincinnati Reds … became the first Miami hurler to be named MAC Pitcher of the Year … First-Team All-MAC selection … Louisville Slugger Third-Team All-American … went 7-3 with a 2.85 ERA in 104.1 innings … struck out a school-record 123 batters while walking only 25 … pitched at least five innings in all 15 starts, going six or more innings 14 times … fanned at least seven batters 12 times, posting 11 or more punch outs four times … named MAC East Pitcher of the Week twice (March 3 and April 28) … took a no-hitter into the eighth inning and allowed just one hit in eight scoreless frames to pick up his first win of the year at Davidson (2/28) … pitched a complete game two-hit shutout with 12 strikeouts against Toledo (4/25) … struck out a career-high 13 batters in eight innings at Buffalo (5/9).

2013: Appeared in 21 games, starting three … led all pitchers on the team with in appearances … finished with a 2-1 record and a 5.13 ERA … was one of four Miami pitchers to pick off a runner … he was also one of six pitches to not allow a home run … his 25 strikeouts were most among relief pitchers on the team … tied for second on the team in relief appearances (18) … finished first among relievers on the team in opponent batting average (.226) … pitched a season-high six innings against Northern Illinois (April 28), giving up three earned runs, striking out five and earning his first win of the season.

2012: Made seven appearances, six of which came in relief … posted a record of 0-1 with a 19.50 ERA … surrendered 13 runs, all earned, in six innings … notched one strikeout and three walks … took the loss against Villanova on March 6 … gave up hits to the first six batters with five of them scoring before being relieved … his longest outing of 2.0 innings came on March 20 vs. Xavier … struck out his only batter that day.

2011: Made 13 appearances during his freshman season, making four starts … made his collegiate debut against Marist on Feb. 27, stiking out two in an inning of work … was 1-1 with a 5.06 ERA … allowed 30 hits and 23 runs (21 earned) in 37.1 innings pitched … struck out 17, while walking 10 … made three of his starts in March (7th vs. Yale, 15th at Xavier and 20th at Morehead State) … got no decision in his longest outing of the year, 6.0 innings vs. the Bulldogs in Florida … allowed two runs (one earned) and four hits … earned his first collegiate victory with 1.2 innings of scoreless work vs. Eastern Kentucky on March 23 … struck out a season-high four at Ohio on May 21 … fanned three in his next appearance, vs. Kent State on May 28.

HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year varsity letterwinner in baseball … was the Southern Buckeye Conference Player of the Year as a senior … named All-SBC as a junior and senior … a second-team all-state pick … was selected as the area's Division II Player of the Year by the Cincinnati Enquirer … posted a 7-1 record and 2.10 ERA that season … struck out 99 batters … earned three basketball letters, earning first-team all-league honors as a senior … played soccer as a junior and senior … selected by his teachers to participate in the county-wide Clermont 20/20 Leadership Program.

PERSONAL: Born Jan. 27, 1992 in Cincinnati, Ohio … son of Timothy and Karen Varner … his uncle, Chuck, played football at Miami and was named Outstanding Back at the 1973 Tangerine Bowl … an exercise science major.

 

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2011.... 5.06 1-1 13 4 0 0/0 0 37.1 30 23 21 10 17 6 1 3 150 .234 2 5 1 2 5
2012.... 19.50 0-1 7 1 0 0/0 0 6.0 21 13 13 3 1 8 0 0 39 .600 2 1 1 0 0
2013.... 5.13 2-1 21 3 0 0/0 1 33.1 28 20 19 17 25 4 2 0 149 .226 7 4 0 4 0
2014.... 2.85 7-3 15 15 1 1/1 0 104.1 95 39 33 25 123 13 3 5 441 .241 6 13 2 2 7
TOTAL... 4.28 10-6 56 23 1 1/1 1 181.0 174 95 86 55 166 31 6 8 779 .256 17 23 4 8 12
 
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