Keith Weiser

Keith Weiser

Player Profile


Hamilton, Ohio

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195




"Keith has emerged as one of the premier pitchers in the country. He sets the tone for our pitching staff with his focus and intense competitiveness. He continues to expand on his development as a complete pitcher."
Dan Simonds

2005 Made 18 appearances and started 16 games ... was named to the All-MAC First Team for the second year in a row ... his 10 wins tied him for the team and conference lead and are the second-best single-season total in school history ... his 2.73 earned run average was the fourth-best mark in the MAC and his 105.1 innings were second ... set career highs in wins (10), starts (15), complete games (2), innings pitched (105.1) and strikeouts (85) ... led the team in innings pitched (105.1) and starts (15) and was second in ERA (2.73) and strikeouts (85) ... picked up a pair of victories in the MAC Tournament (vs. Akron and vs. Central Michigan) and was named to the MAC All-Tournament Team ... fanned a career-high 10 batters versus Birmingham-Southern (April 8) and matched the feat versus Buffalo in his next outing (April 8) ... limited the opposition to a .243 average ... became the first Miami player to be invited to the Team USA Baseball Trials ... struck out in his first collegiate at-bat versus Alabama (March 11) ... his 105.1 innings pitched rank fourth on the single-season list at Miami.

2004 Became the fourth player from Miami to be named the MAC Freshman of the Year ... also named to the All-MAC First Team and a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America pick ... second on Miami with a 4.30 earned run average in 12 starts with an 8-3 record ... compiled a perfect 4-0 record in seven MAC appearances with a 4.00 ERA ... held MAC opponents to a staff-best .239 batting average ... allowed a staff-high 10 home runs ... named MAC East Division Pitcher of the Week after three relief appearances at No. 20 Florida (Feb. 20-22) ... recorded his first career win with a three-strikeout performance in 1.2 innings at Florida (Feb. 20) ... recorded his first career save with one scoreless inning of relief against Xavier (March 3) ... threw his only complete game of the season at Western Carolina (March 7), striking out seven and allowing five earned runs for his second win ... won his second MAC East Division Pitcher of the Week award after getting two wins against Cincinnati (March 23) and Ohio (March 24) ... starting on a pitch count, held Toledo (May 2) to zero hits in five innings while striking out a career-high nine, but left the game after five innings to improve to 7-2 ... won his final start of the season against Northern Illinois (May 26) to finish at 8-3.

HIGH SCHOOL Lettered four years on the Talawanda baseball team ... selected by Baseball America to its Fab-50 Freshman at No. 18 after senior year ... drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 18th round of the 2003 Draft ... notched a perfect 0.00 earned run average and 8-0 record as a senior ... struck out 92 batters and walked only three ... was his league's MVP as both a junior and senior ... an All-Ohio and All-Butler County Second Team selection ... named a high school All-American ... named his team's MVP three straight years.

PERSONAL Born on September 21, 1984 ... son of Patty and Tom Weiser ... major is undecided.