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11 Cameron Neff

AS A JUNIOR (2016): Appeared in 18 games and started in 12 of them finishing the season 6-3 … Played in 82.2 innings with nine five or more inning games and a season high 8.1 coming against San Francisco on May 1 … Threw 79 strikeouts (good for second on the team), 35 earned runs and 25 walks … Racked up a career-high 14 strikeouts in a 4-2 victory against San Francisco on May 2 … Appeared in the NCAA Championships Tournament against Navy on Jun. 4 racking up 2.2 innings played and three strikeouts … Was credited for the win against Gonzaga in the WCC Championship Tournament on May 28 finishing with eight strikeouts.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015): Began the season as SMC's Friday starter and later transitioned to a bullpen role but did not pitch after April 24 ... Made 10 appearances (five starts) and finished as the team leader in ERA with a 2.23 mark in 40.1 innings pitched ... Compiled a 1-2 record and added the first two saves of his collegiate career ... Struck out 37, walked 12 and opposing hitters batted just .239 against him ... Turned in a great start at Utah Valley, working six innings and allowing just one unearned run while striking out nine in an 18-9 Gaels victory ... Next time out, worked 7.2 innings and struck out 10 but took a no-decision against Pacific ... Pitched 1.2 innings against San Jose State on April 14 to earn his first save, then worked a clean inning with two strikeouts on April 18 at Pepperdine for his second save ... Made six appearances in WCC play and conference hitters batted just .194 against ... Earned WCC All-Academic honorable mention and a spot on the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll Bronze list for carrying a GPA between 3.00 and 3.49.

AS A FRESHMAN (2014): Made an immediate impact in his first season as a Gael, providing several of the team's most memorable moments for the 2014 season ... Finished the year with a 5-8 record and 4.26 ERA but led the West Coast Conference in complete games (five) and shutouts (two) ... Struck out 60 and walked just 22 in 88.2 innings pitched ... Earned Saint Mary's Athletics Male Individual Performance of the Year for his complete-game shutout at then-No. 9 Cal State Fullerton, striking out three and scattering four hits for his second straight shutout. Also earned WCC Pitcher of the Week honors for the outing ... One game earlier, struck out 10 and allowed just two hits in shutting out Penn State at Louis Guisto Field ... Went a stretch of 32.2 innings without allowing an earned run, with the streak spanning starts against Penn State, Cal State Fullerton, Portland and BYU ... Earned his first collegiate win on Feb. 22 at home against Portland, striking out eight and allowing just two runs (one earned) in a 6.2-inning performance ... Named to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll Bronze list for carrying a GPA between 3.49 and 3.0.

PRIOR TO SAINT MARYS'S: Named Monterey County MVP by the Monterey Herald in 2013 ... As a senior at Palma, he hit .442 as the Chieftains' cleanup hitter and went 10-2 with a 1.29 ERA and 95 strikeouts ... Helped lead Palma to its first Monterey Bay League Gabilan Division title since 2004.

Yearavggp-gsabrh2b3bhrrbitbslg%bbhbpsogdpob%sfshsb-attpoaefld%
2014.... .000 1-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0-0 9 8 1 .944
2015.... .000 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0 8 0 1.000
TOTAL... .000 1-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0-0 9 16 1 .962

 

Yeareraw-lappgscgshosviphrerbbso2b3bhrbfbavgwphbpbksfasha
2014.... 4.26 5-8 14 14 5 2/0 0 88.2 95 52 42 22 60 18 1 5 382 .275 7 2 0 7 6
2015.... 2.23 1-2 10 5 0 0/0 2 40.1 33 12 10 12 37 6 0 3 162 .239 2 6 0 0 6
TOTAL... 3.63 6-10 24 19 5 2/0 2 129.0 128 64 52 34 97 24 1 8 544 .265 9 8 0 7 12

 

Position: Right Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Salinas, Calif.
High School: Palma
Experience: High School
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