20 - Jeff Dietz
Jeff Dietz
Height: 6-3
Weight: 215
Year: Senior
Hometown: Altamonte Springs, FL
High School: Lake Brantley
Position: 1B/RHP
Bats/Throws: R/R
As a Sophomore in 2006: Was named First Team All-Ivy as a utility player ... Was fifth in the Ivy League with a .364 average ... Appeared in 39 of Brown's 40 games as either a pitcher or batter ... Was second on the team with 33 RBIs ... Had four hits during the back end of a doubleheader against Dartmouth (4/16), hitting a home run, driving in two runs and scoring one ... Had four RBIs while pitching eight innings against Harvard (4/24). Went 2-for-4 with a walk at the plate, and held the Crimson to two runs on eight hits and a walk, striking out eight ... On the mound, led the Bears with four wins and was second with 40 strikeouts ... His versatility led to his being used as both a starter and reliever, making five starts in 13 appearances ... During a stretch of five relief appearances from 3/30 to 4/10, allowed just one run and four hits in 7.2 innings, striking out six and earning one save ... Pitched 7.2 innings of relief in Brown's fourth game with Dartmouth (4/16), striking out nine batters ... In final two starts at Harvard (4/24) and Yale (4/29), allowed three runs in 16.1 innings pitched, striking out 18 and allowing just 16 baserunners (14 hits, two walks). As a Freshman in 2005: Appeared in 15 games, making six starts ... Earned Second Team All-Ivy honors as a pitcher ... Led the team with a 3.60 ERA and 4-0 record ... All four victories came in Ivy play ... Second on the team with 50.0 innings pitched ... Third on the team with 39 strikeouts ... Recorded a save against Santa Clara (3/12) ... Allowed just one earned run in each of his last two starts of the season against Harvard (4/26) and Yale (5/1) ... Named the Ivy League Pitcher of the Week for those two performances ... 2.75 ERA in Ivy play ranked second in the league. Before Brown: Graduate of Lake Brantley High School ... Received All-Conference honors as a shortstop his junior year and again as a senior at third base ... Averaged .365 at the plate along with a 2-1 record on the mound with two saves as a senior ... Helped lead Lake Brantley to the state final four championship in 2004. Personal: Jeffrey James Dietz is the son of Robert and Patti Dietz of Altamonte Springs, Fla. ... Has a brother, Greg ... Concentrating in Political Science.