Jeff Day

Jeff Day

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
West Chester, Ohio

High School:
Lakota East

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 214

Position:
Pitcher

Birthdate:
07/25/1984

Bats/Throws:
R/R

2006 Made 20 appearances and started four games ... earned victories versus Furman (Feb. 25) and Cincinnati (May 16) .. tossed 3.0 innings of relief against Furman and went 2.1 innings against Cincinnati ... posted a 1.86 ERA in confernce games and allowed just two earned runs over his final four outings of the regular season ... tossed 7.2 innings in a start versus Indiana State (April 19) and allowed just two earned runs ... struck out seven in back-to-back appearances versus Eastern Kentucky (April 12) and Indiana State (April 19) ...

2005 Tied for the team lead with 26 appearances and started six games ... picked up a save versus Fairleigh Dickinson with 2.0 innings of scoreless relief (March 16) ... fanned a career-high 10 batters in a 6.0-inning outing versus Dayton (April 5) ... notched complete-game victory over Ball State in the MAC Tournament (May 27) allowing just three earned runs and sending Miami to the championship game ... tossed 5.0 innings and allowed just one run versus Ohio State (May 17) ... his 26 appearances tie for sixth on the all-time list at Miami.

2004 Second on the RedHawk pitching staff with a 7-2 record in 15 appearances and 11 starts ... named to the Louisville Slugger Freshmen All-America squad ... his first two collegiate appearances were in relief against nationally-ranked Florida on Feb. 21-22 ... collected a win in his first start at Dayton (March 10) by allowing only one earned run in six innings with five strikeouts ... recorded his first complete-game shutout against Xavier (March 30), allowing eight hits and one walk while striking out two ... won his next six decisions to improve to 7-1 on the season ... struck out a season-high seven batters in a no decision at Toledo (May 1) ... whiffed seven batters for the second time in another no decision against Northern Illinois (May 16) ... made his final start in the MAC Tournament against Eastern Michigan (May 29), holding the Eagles to only two runs in seven innings despite suffering the loss.

HIGH SCHOOL Lettered three years on the baseball team and was team captain as a senior ... despite being a pitcher, led his team in both RBI's and walks ... batted .375 over three years ... selected twice to the All-City team ... also an All-City selection on the golf team ... two-year First Team All League selection.

PERSONAL Born on July 25, 1984 ... son of Maureen and Timothy Day ... sister, Laura, graduated from Miami in 2003 ... brother, Tim, plays baseball at Michigan State and cousin, Zach Day, plays for the Montreal Expos ... majoring in business.