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- Brandon Flaherty
Brandon Flaherty

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Clay, Ala.

High School:
Clay-Chalkville

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
02/18/1986

B/T:
R/R



Meet Brandon Flaherty

AS A JUNIOR (2007)
Appeared in 21 games out of the Blazer bullpen ... held an ERA of 3.42 ... posted 11 strikeouts in 26.1 innings pitched ... opponents hit just .259 against him ... allowed 10 earned runs for the year ... logged 3.0 innings against Tulane in the Conference USA Tournament on May 24, giving up one earned run ... threw 3.0 innings of relief against No. 3 Rice, striking out three and allowing just one run ... allowed no hits and struck out one against Kennesaw State on April 23 ... shut down UNC Asheville on March 24, pitching 1.0 inning in which he allowed one hit and no runs ... came in and pitched 2.0 innings against Furman on March 10 and allowed no earned runs and struck out one batter ... made his first appearance of the season at Alabama A&M on Feb. 20, allowing just one hit and no earned runs ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... spoke to students at Hill Elementary as part of UAB's Blazer Classroom Connection program.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2006)
Appeared in 12 games including one start ... totaled 14.2 innings pitched with 13 strikeouts ... finished with three saves to lead the team and rank ninth in Conference USA ... threw 2.1 innings in the Conference USA Tournament against Memphis on May 25 ... made his only start of the season at Mississippi State on March 21, logging 2.1 innings and two strikeouts ... matched a career-high and posted a season-high with four strikeouts against Mississippi State on March 14 ... earned his third save of the season against Mercer on March 4 as he pitched 1.0 inning and allowed just one hit ... struck out one and retired three in earning his second save of the season at Samford on March 1 ... made his first career save against Ball State on Feb. 19, pitching 1.0 inning while allowing just one hit, it was the first of two consecutive scoreless relief appearances (1.0 IP, 0 R vs. Michigan Feb. 24).

AS A FRESHMAN (2005)
Went 0-1 with a 3.60 ERA in 12 appearances ... also made two starts against conference opponents Cincinnati and Charlotte ... struck out 18 batters in 20 innings and held opponents to a .257 batting average ... suffered the tough-luck defeat in his first career start against Cincinnati April 24 ... held the Bearcats to just one earned run on two hits over five innings of work while striking out four ... struck out four Memphis batters in two innings of relief on April 10 ... worked a scoreless inning of relief against Samford March 30 ... put together back-to-back one inning, scoreless relief appearances against Tennessee Tech (March 12) and at Birmingham-Southern (March 23) ... struck out three batters in his first career inning pitched in season opener against Central Michigan Feb. 18.

CLAY-CHALKVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
Helped Cougars win a state-championship in 2003 ... received all-metro honors as a sophomore, junior and senior ... received all-state honors as a junior and senior ... was a pre-season All-American as a senior ... named team MVP and Northeast Pitcher of the Year as a senior ... also lettered in football ... member of National Honor Society and National Latin Honor Society

PERSONAL
Brandon Charles Flaherty ... born Feb. 18, 1986 in Birmingham, Ala. ... parents are Charles and Dana Flaherty ... major is undecided

Flaherty's Career Stats


Year       ERA   W-L   App  GS  CG SHO/CBO  SV     IP    H    R   ER   BB   SO  2B  3B  HR    BF  B/Avg  WP HBP SFA SHA
2005....  3.60   0-1    12   2   0   0/0     0   20.0   19   13    8   16   18   4   0   2    98   .257   1   4   2   2
2006.... 12.89   0-3    12   1   0   0/1     3   14.2   21   23   21   12   13   5   0   0    83   .313   4   3   0   1
2007....  3.42   0-0    21   0   0   0/0     0   26.1   28   19   10   16   11   4   0   2   134   .259   5   6   3   1
TOTAL...  5.75   0-4    45   3   0   0/1     3   61.0   68   55   39   44   42  13   0   4   315   .273  10  13   5   4