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Ben Wade
Ben  Wade

RS Senior

Hattiesburg, Miss.

High School:
North Forrest HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 190




Adds depth to the Golden Eagle bullpen this season ... Could be used in short or middle relief ... Looks to step up and make a solid contribution this season ... Worked hard in the fall and showed improvement ... Throws three pitches for strikes, fastball, curve and change-up ... Needs to continue working hard and improving his secondary pitches ... Athletic pitcher with a live arm ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll ...

2006 (r-Fr.): Saw limited action, making six appearances, including one start ... Posted an 0-1 record with an 8.00 ERA in nine innings pitched ... Struck out six batters, walked five and held opponent batters to a .233 batting average ... Pitched three innings against Birmingham Southern (2/24), giving up one run on two hits, walking one and striking out two batters ... Threw two innings against Alcorn State (4/19), giving up one run on two hits, one walk and a season-high three strikeouts ... Notched a strikeout in one-third of an inning against Memphis (4/2) ... Pitched an inning in relief against South Alabama (2/19), not giving up a hit ...

2005 (Fr.): Redshirted ...

Prep: Four-year letterwinner for Coach Brian Freeman at North Forrest High School ... Named to The Clarion Ledger's Dandy Dozen baseball team ... Three-time all-district ... Two-time first-team allstate honoree as a pitcher ... A Clarion Ledger First-Team All-State selection as a designated hitter ... Finished with a 7-3 record as a senior with a 2.12 ERA in 75 innings pitched ... Struck out 129 batters ... Hit .476 with 17 doubles, 12 home runs and drove in 45 runs ... Helped lead North Forrest to an 18-16 record and an appearance in the South State Championship Game ... Named Most Valuable Player in the Mississippi Crossroads Diamond Club North-South Game ... As a junior, tallied a 6-2 record with a 3.31 ERA in 50.0 innings ... Struck out 75 and walked only 10 ... Batted .500 with two home runs and drove in 34 runs ... Helped lead North Forrest to a 16-9 record and an appearance in the first round of the state championships ... Also lettered in football ... Forrest General Hospital Coca-Cola Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... United States Army Reserve National Scholar-Athlete Award ... Woodman of the World United States history award ...Beta Club ... Fellowship of Christian Athletes First Priority Club ...

Personal: Son of Buddy and Janet Wade ... Majoring in sport administration ... Enjoys hunting, fishing and playing golf in his spare time ... Born April 2, 1986.

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