|Benji Waite - 50
Sat out the season due to injury and received a medical redshirt.
Appeared in 10 games out of the Blazer bullpen ... finished the campaign with a 6.23 ERA ... struck out 14 batters and walked seven in 13.0 innings of work ... struck out a season-best four batters in a season-high 3.0 innings March 21 against Memphis ... held the Tigers without a run or a hit in that appearance ... logged three strikeouts March 26 versus Alabama A&M and April 1 against Alabama ... threw 1.0 scoreless inning of relief March 18 versus Mississippi State, March 26 against Alabama A&M and April 9 versus Samford ... also earned one start as the Blazers' designated hitter March 1 against Brown ... tallied four total at-bats on the season.
2006-2007 (Freshman and Sophomore)
Appeared in nine games on the mound as a sophomore, boasting an ERA of 1.80 ... held a record of 2-1 in two seasons with the Bulldogs ... made two starts as a freshman ... had 13 strikeouts in two seasons ... hit .211 with a home run and five RBI as a freshman.
Played three years for head coach Mike Good at Madison Academy ... was an all-state selection ... named his team's Offensive Player of the Year ... recognized by Baseball America as the No. 10 Best Prospect in Alabama ... named the team's captain as a senior ... posted a record of 7-2 with 52 strikeouts in 42 innings ... hit .512 with 12 home runs, 10 doubles and 70 RBI.
Benjamin Chase Waite ... born Dec. 21, 1986 ... parents are Jay and Angela Waite ... majoring in communication studies with a focus in journalism.