- Jon Burgett
Jon  Burgett


Mt. Juliet, Tenn.

High School:
Mt. Juliet

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 175





2002 (Junior); Appeared in 15 games, starting three ... had 38.2 innings of work and 20 strikeouts in 2002 ... worked a seasonhigh five and two-thirds innings in relief and allowed only one run on three hits with a season-high five strikeouts in UAB's 5-4 victory over Southern Miss (April 28).

2001 (Sophomore): Appeared in 14 games ... had an 0-2 overall record with a 5.05 ERA ... his one start of 2001 came vs. Samford at Young Memorial Field (May 8) ... Burgett pitched 6.2 innings (his longest outing of the year), allowing two earned runs on six hits ... although he did not get a decision vs. the Bulldogs, UAB won the game 4-3 ... his two losses came in relief vs. two top C-USA teams, at Hou-ston (1-0, April 6) and vs. Tulane (4-3, April 29).

2000 (Freshman): Appeared in 12 games (started five), with a 4-2 record and a 6.59 ERA ... first collegiate win came vs. Eastern Illinois (2/27); worked 1.1 innings in relief and retired all six batters he faced with one walk and one strikeout ... first collegiate start came at Tennessee Tech (3/5), a 5-3 Blazer win; Burgett worked five complete innings to earn the victory ... longest outing of the year was eight complete innings in a start vs. Samford (5/2); UAB won 10-4 and Burgett collected his fourth victory.

High School: Graduated from Mt. Juliet (Tenn.) High School (1999) ... three-year varsity letterwinner for the Bears.

Personal/Miscellaneous: Full name is Jon Randall Burgett ... born September 2, 1981 in Nashville, Tenn. ... son of Randy and Kim Burgett ... majoring in economics with a minor in health.