- 5' 8
- 175 lbs.
- High School/Other
- Mira Mesa
- San Diego, Calif.
|2010||Did Not Play|
Updated: June 27, 2013
- 2013 VaSID All-State First Team (RP)
- 2013 NCBWA Stopper of the Year Watch List
Career Highlights: Became the first Hokie pitcher to save more than six games in a single-season since 2003 and his 11 saves in 2013 was the sixth-most ever at the school … His 14 career saves is fifth all-time in a Tech career … Earned save against Georgia Tech on May 24, 2013 to send Hokies to first ever ACC Championship Game … Tossed 78 career scoreless innings, 27 were perfect frames … Struck out the side four times, posted a career-high 16.0 straight scoreless innings pitched and at one point, retired a career-high 16 straight batters.
2013: Tied for the team lead in appearances with 30, all out of the pen, while finishing a team-high 25 of them … Had a 2-5 record, combined on one shutout, led the team with 11 saves and posted a 2.58 ERA … Threw a total of 45.1 innings and struck out 37 batters … Opponents batted just .232 against him … Threw at least one inning in 24 outings, 16 games with more than 1.0 innings pitched … Did not allow an earned run in 24 appearances … Threw at least two frames on nine occasions … Struck out at least two seven times … During the season, inherited 33 runners and allowed just 10 to score … In the NCAA, was 40th in saves … In the ACC, was third in saves and tied for fifth in appearances … In ACC-only games, was tied for third in both saves (4) and appearances (15).
2012: Was second on the team in appearances with 28, all out of the pen, while finishing 13 of them … Had a 6-2 record (second on team in wins) and three saves (tied for first) and posted a 3.18 ERA … Threw a total of 45.1 innings and struck out 34 batters … Opponents batted just .240 against him … Threw at least one inning 27 outings, 15 games with more than 1.0 innings pitched … Did not allow an earned run in 19 appearances … Threw at least two frames on six occasions … Struck out at least two nine times … During the season, inherited 15 runners and allowed just five to score … In ACC-only games, finished 13th in the conference with a 3.03 ERA and was tied for fifth in games (17).
2011: Appeared in his first game in over two years (May 2, 2009 at Florida State) when he entered in the sixth inning versus USC Upstate (5/4) and retired his first batter ... Allowed a single and a walk to the other batters faced in the game, his only appearance of the year.
2010: Redshirted the season.
2009: Appeared in 22 games, second most on the team, with 20 out of the pen … Had a 4-1 record, combined on one shutout and posted a 6.09 ERA … Threw a total of 34.0 innings and struck out 29 batters … In relief appearances, threw at least one inning in 16 outings, including at least two on five occasions, and did not allow an earned run in eight of them … Struck out at least two six times, including a season-high six once … In two starts, tossed four total innings, two each, and did not allow an earned run.
High School: Lettered three seasons as a center fielder and pitcher for Coach Gene Watkins at Mira Mesa High in San Diego, Calif. … Was named to the All-Eastern League first team as a senior after going 6-1 with nine saves from the mound and hitting .410 with two home runs and 40 runs batted in from the plate … Was named to the Union Tribune All-Academic Team … Earned the same honors after a junior season in which he batted .395 and sported a 1.27 earned run average with 27 strikeouts in 27.2 innings pitched.
Personal: Clark Anthony Labitan … Born 9/2/90 in San Diego, Calif. … Son of Clark and Mary Ann Labitan … Enrolled in apparel, housing, and resource management.