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David Clark
David  Clark

RS Senior

Columbia, Miss.

Last College:
Meridian CC

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200




Returns for his third year on the pitching staff and looks to be one of the weekend starters ... Slated to be the No. 2 starter ... Has an above average fastball and slider ... If he can show more consistency on the mound and have better command of his pitches, could be one of the top pitchers on the team and in the league ... 2007 (r-Jr.): spent the season as the team's Sunday starter ... Pitched in 17 games, 16 as a starter going 8-5 with a 4.85 ERA and 73 strike outs ... Named the C-USA Pitcher of the Week after throwing his first career complete game shutout vs. No. 29 Louisiana Lafayette ... He struck out seven and only allowed one runner to reach second base ... Also threw a complete game vs. Houston (5/19)..stuck out at least five batters seven different times including two eight strikeout performances at Troy (2/28) and vs. UAB (4/22) ... Had nine outings where he held the opponent to five hits or less ... Including three outings which he only allowed two hits, Northwestern State (2/18), Tulane (4/15) and Louisiana Monroe (4/18) ... Won four straight decisions from April 29-May 19 ... walked two batters or less in 10 outings, including three games without a walk ... 2006 (r-So.): Transferred to Southern Miss in January from Meridian Community College ... Made 13 appearances and started nine ... Posted a 3-2 record with a 6.66 ERA in 50 innings pitched ... Struck out 45, walked 27 and opponents hit .296 against him ... Collected five or more strikeouts five times ... Season-high eight strikeouts in seven innings pitched, giving up one run on five hits en route to his first win against Buffalo (3/12) ... Pitched five innings against Troy (3/18), giving up one run on seven hits, walking one and striking out seven ... Struck out six batters in his first appearance, giving up one run on three hits and walking three, earning a win in relief against Illinois State (3/5) ... Earned his third win in game two of the Dallas Baptist series (4/7), giving up five earned runs on nine hits in 5.2 innings, walking three and striking out three ... Junior College: Started as a redshirt freshman for (Current Southern Miss Assistant Coach) Chad Caillet at Meridian Community College ... Helped lead the Eagles to a 41-12 record, an undefeated home record and the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges State Championship ... Finished with a 9-1 record with a 3.10 ERA in 74.1 innings pitched ... His nine wins were second on the team ... Struck out a team-high 86, while walking 28 and opponents hit .226 against him ... Also finished with a save, pitched four complete games and registered a shutout ... Prep: Four-year starter at Columbia High School ... As a senior, he finished with a 5-3 record with a 2.90 ERA in 53 innings pitched ... Struck out 100 and walked 29 ... Hit .420 with 15 doubles, three triples, four home runs, six stolen bases and 28 RBIs ... Personal: Son of Billy Joe and Jan Clark ... Youngest of three children ... Brother, Daniel, played baseball at Northwestern (La.) State ... Majoring in sport administration ... Enjoys hunting, fishing and playing video games in his spare time ... Born Sept. 25, 1984.

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