17 - Jeff Landing Height: 6-3
Weight: 185
Hometown: Jamestown, N.C.
Bat/Throw: R/R
Position: Pitcher photo         Picked up some valuable experience last year as a freshman ... His 45.2 innings and six starts are tops among pitchers returning from last year's staff ... Was used mainly in mid-week games in 2002 ... Finished with three wins in his last four starts ... Pitched well during the fall ... Continues to get better and stronger ... Will be a leading candidate for a weekend spot in the rotation this spring ... Mixes up his pitches and throws strikes ... A competitor on the mound ... Isn't afraid to challenge hitters ... Will be counted on to help fill the void left by the departure of all three weekend starters ...

2001-02: Six of his 14 appearances on the mound were starts ... Pitched a total of 45.2 innings with a 5.91 earned run average ... Turned in a 3-2 overall record and was 3-1 as a starter ... Pitched 5.2 innings against LeMoyne in his first start but did not get a decision ... Suffered a loss in relief to Pittsburgh and lost a start to Virginia ... Picked up his first win with a nine-inning, six-hit outing against Radford ... Allowed just one run in that game and struck out four batters ... Worked 6.1 innings to register a win against East Tennessee State ... Had a season-high seven strikeouts on the way to a win against Virginia Commonwealth ... Gave up just six hits and two runs in eight innings of work against the Rams ... Appeared in just four BIG EAST games, all in relief ...

High School: Turned in a 7-3 pitching mark and 1.83 earned run average as a senior for Coach Reid Holmes at Southwest Guilford High ... Struck out 87 batters in 72.2 innings ... Also played in the outfield and batted .305 with 21 RBIs, five doubles and three homers ... Helped team to the second round of the state playoffs ... Named one of the Top 50 prospects in the state of North Carolina by Baseball America ... Runner-up for conference player of the year award ... Won the team's MVP award ... All-conference and all-state ... Played in East-West All-Star game ... Registered a 7-2 record as a junior with three saves and a 2.92 ERA ... Struck out 48 batters in 55 innings ... Batted .450, scoring 23 runs and driving in 15 ... Had seven doubles, two triples and two home runs ... All-area and all-conference ... Team was 43-12 over his last two varsity seasons ...

Personal: Jeffrey Michael Landing ... Born 7/31/83 in Durham, NC ... Son of Frank and Tina Landing ... Is studying business.