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- Chase Mallard
Chase Mallard

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Cullman, Ala.

High School:
Cullman HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 185

Position:
RHP

B/T:
R/R



2013 (Junior)
- Led UAB pitchers with 21 appearances, including four starts
- Posted a record of 2-4 with three saves and a 3.75 ERA
- Struck out a team-high 56 batters
- Had four or more strikeouts in seven different appearances
- Had a career-high seven strikeouts against Rice (May 22) in six innings of work
- Pitched 7.1 innings against Marshall (March 29) and recorded five strikeouts
- Recorded four strikeouts in 6.1 innings against Tulane (May 17)

2012 (Sophomore)
- Conference USA All-Tournament Team selection
- Made 24 appearances, including one start posting a 4-4 record with a 3.50 ERA
- The reliable right-hander made 23 outings in relief, ranking 10th in Conference USA
- Pitched a total of 64.1 innings, totaling 45 strikeouts, 26 walks, and holding opponents to a .243 batting average
- Added a pair of saves and pitched in one of UAB's four shutouts on the season
- Had six outings of four strikeouts
- Did not allow an earned run over his first six appearances totaling 12.1 innings
- During that stretch, surrendered only four hits and two walks with 13 strikeouts
- Earned the win in an emergency outing versus Tulane (May 25) at the Conference USA Tournament
- Held the Green Wave to two earned runs in 6.2 innings and had four strikeouts to earn All-Tournament accolades
- Earned saves against Ball State (Feb. 26) and Houston (April 28)
- Blanked Alabama over three innings of relief work to earn the win (April 10)

2011 (Freshman)
- Made 13 total appearances and started two games as a true-freshman
- Was the starting pitcher versus Samford (March 16) and Troy (April 19)
- Finished with a 1-1 record, 3.20 ERA in 25.1 innings
- Held opponents to a .266 batting average
- Kept the opposition off the scoreboard in nine of 13 outings
- Did not allow a hit or run over his first four collegiate outings, totaling five innings
- Blanked Cleveland State (March 4) for the final two innings with four strikeouts, teaming up with Ryan Woolley for the team's lone shutout of 2011
- In his start at Troy, pitched 6.0 innings, allowing one earned run off five hits to earn the victory

High School/Prep
- Played for head coach Brent Patterson at Cullman HS
- Played in the Alabama High School Coaches Association North-South baseball doubleheader
- Went 5-3 with a 3.18 ERA as a junior, striking out 45 batters in 44 innings despite missing half the season because of injury
- Helped Cullman to a state championship in 2008 and a state semifinal appearance in 2009
- Played summer baseball for the Bama Bombers
- Helped his 2008 Bombers team to a fourth-place finish in the 16U USA Baseball World Championship in Jupiter, Fla.
- Member of the National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society
- Played at the same high school as former Blazer pitcher Blake Huddleston

Personal
Benjamin Chase Mallard ... born Nov. 22, 1991 ... parents are Tony and Cindy Mallard ... has one sister ... majoring in business management.