23 - Mike Crisci Height: 5-10
    Weight: 180
    Hometown: Springfield, Va.
    Bat/Throw: R/R
    Position: Pitcher photo         Was a valuable setup man out of the bullpen last season ... Could get an opportunity to start this year if he develops the needed stamina ... Has the ability to be successful in either role if he is consistent ... Made some positive strides during the fall ... Has worked hard to improve his overall game ... Throws a good changeup along with his fastball and breaking ball ... Opponents hit just .262 against him last spring, the second-lowest total on the team ... Will continue to be an asset in the late innings if he is not used as a starter ... Is being looked to for a good senior season ...

    2001-02: Made 17 appearances, all in relief ... Struck out three of the four men he faced against Western Michigan in his first outing of the season ... Pitched 1.2 innings to earn a save at Charlotte ... Picked up another save with an inning of work at Villanova ... Also saved a 7-6 victory at Georgetown ... Finished 0-1 on the season with three saves and a 7.78 ERA ... His only decision was a loss at Notre Dame ... Worked a total of 19.2 innings ...

    2000-01: Saw action out of the bullpen in 10 games ... Pitched a total of 11 innings ... Struck out 13 batters, but also walked 14 men ... Turned in his best outing against VMI, pitching 3.2 innings of shutout relief for a victory ... Allowed just two hits and struck out three in that game ... Also had three strikeouts in two innings of work at Liberty ...

    Florida Southern: Attended Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Fla., for two seasons ... Saw limited playing time for Coach Chuck Anderson's team as a freshman in 1999 ... Was a medical redshirt his second season and did not see action ...

    High School: Was named the Virginia State Player of the Year in Group AAA after helping West Springfield High to a state championship in 1998 ... Lettered three seasons as a pitcher/outfielder for Coach Ron Tugwell ... Posted an 8-0 record on the mound his senior year with a 0.57 earned run average ... Hit .378 with five home runs, 26 runs batted in and 21 runs scored ... Helped the team to a three-year record of 56-15 ...

    Personal: Michael Loudon Crisci ... Born 3/4/80 in Long Branch, NJ ... Son of Jeffrey and Cheryl Crisci ... Majoring in marketing management.

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