Blake Dieterich
27 Blake Dieterich
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Winter Garden, Fla.

High School:
West Orange

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 215

Position:
LHP

Birthdate:
07/23/1990

Experience:
3L

UGA Career: Posted an 8-12 record, 5.10 ERA and 10 Saves in 92 appearances including 12 starts...Tallied 173 innings with 69 walks and 134 strikeouts

*Ended career ranked fifth in school history for career appearances and tied for eighth in career saves

2013 (Senior): Went 2-3 with a 3.50 ERA, 1 Save in 20 appearances including two starts as team went 21-32

*Named one of the team captains who moved in to the rotation in May for the final two series

*Tossed three scoreless innings with two strikeouts against Belmont on Feb. 23

*Best outing was four scoreless frames and four strikeouts to earn a save versus UAB on March 1

*Picked up a win over Appalachian State on March 12 with two scoreless innings and two strikeouts

*Pitched 2.1 scoreless innings for a victory over #2 Vanderbilt on April 20 and snapped Commodores 11-game winning streak

*Pitched two innings as part of combined 17-0 rout of #20 Georgia Tech at Turner Field in front of 18,240 on April 23

*Made first start of 2013 at #15 South Carolina on May 11 and got a loss, allowing five runs in 4.2 innings with three strikeouts

*No decision in final career start, going 5 innings versus Florida on May 16, allowing two runs on five hits with no walks and four strikeouts

*Named to the SEC Community Service Team

*Named to 2013 UGA Athletic Director's Academic Honor Roll and to SEC Academic Honor Roll

2012 (Junior):Posted a 3-4 record, 3.52 ERA and 7 saves in 27 appearances including two starts as team went 31-26

*Tallied 46 innings pitched with 32 strikeouts, 13 walks and was 7-for-9 in save chances

*Slated to be No. 3 starter but served primarily as closer due to junior Tyler Maloof being sidelined with a lat injury

*Secured a Win or a Save in first five appearances of the year

*Made one appearance at SEC Tournament, 3 scoreless IP with 3K versus Auburn

*Started at Turner Field vs. Ga. Tech on April 24 (ND, 4.2 IP, 3H, 1R, 2BB)

*Started game three of series versus #18 Ole Miss as Rebels avoided sweep with 8-3 win

*Notched first save in 4-1 win over Ga. State on Feb. 22 (1 IP, 0H, 0R, 2K)

*Picked up save with 2 IP in 3-0 win over Winthrop on Feb. 26

*Earned win with 2 scoreless innings in 3-2 comeback versus Western Illinois on March 3

*Got win with 2.1 scoreless innings in 3-2 walk-off over Kennesaw State at Coolray Field

*Two appearances and one Save in 3 scoreless IP in the Tennessee series

*Went 0-1 with 1 Save in 2 appearances at Vanderbilt (2 IP, 3H, 3R, 4B, 2K)

*Collected 5th save of year in 7-6 win over #10 Kentucky, marked only second loss of the season for Wildcats who dropped to 25-2

2011 (Sophomore): Appeared in 28 games with four starts, going 3-3 with a 3.67 ERA in 61.1 IP
*Helped team to NCAA Corvallis Regional Final and a 33-32 overall record
*Began year in setup role and moved to rotation in May as #3 starter
*Clinched spot in SEC Tournament with 7-6 road win over Kentucky on May 15 in first start of the year (5 IP, 8H, 2R, 1BB, 4K)
*Career-long 6.1 IP in beating top-ranked South Carolina 4-2 with Georgia's season on the line in SEC Tournament elimination game on May 27 (6.1 IP, 6H, 2R, 4BB, 2K)
*Registered Saves versus Alabama at Coolray Field in Lawrenceville on March 9 with 3 IP and 4K; Also got a save with two scoreless IP at Tennessee on April 24
*Started NCAA Corvallis Regional Final at #16 Oregon State, no decision in matching career-long outing (6.1 IP, 8H, 4R, 1BB, 2K)

2010 (Freshman): Appeared in 17 games with four starts, going 0-2 with a 14.23 ERA
*Tallied 24.2 innings with 44 walks and 23 strikeouts
*Made debut Feb. 21 at Baylor and got the loss (1 IP, 2R, 2BB, 1K)
*Made starts at #3 Georgia Tech in Atlanta, Furman, at #8 Ga. Tech at Turner Field and versus Furman, going 0-1, 7.50 ERA in 12 innings with seven walks and 11 strikeouts
*Best start came in front of 16,194 fans at Turner Field on April 27 against #8 Ga. Tech, tossed five scoreless innings and allowed just one hit with two walks and two strikeouts in a no decision

High School:
*A graduate of West Orange where he played for Jesse Marlo
*A four-year letterman for the Warriors as a pitcher/first baseman
*A two-year letterman in football
*Named to Honor Roll all four years
*Team-best 12-1 record and 0.63 ERA with 114 strikeouts as a senior in leading team to a 28-2 record as champions of the district and Metro Conference for second year in a row
*Named Orange County Player of the Year, Co-MVP of the team, All-State second team selection and All-Central Florida team
*Posted a 11-2 record with a 2.66 ERA and 82 strikeouts as a junior in leading Warriors to district and Metro Conference titles as team went 28-5
*Batted .415-2-34 as a senior and .440-1-45 as a junior
*Went 9-0, 0.66 ERA with 73 strikeouts in 53 innings as a sophomore in helping squad to a 25-2 record including a 24-0 start, also hit .403-3-22 to earn All-Metro honors
*Played summer baseball for the Midland Redskins in 2008-09, winning the Connie Mack World Series; Played for the Midland Bears in 2007 and won the Mickey Mantle World Series

Personal:
*Born July 23, 1990
*Son of Blake and In Suk Dieterich
*Major: Economics

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