Jeff Walters
43 Jeff Walters
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Windermere, Fla.

High School:
Olympia

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 192

Position:
RHP

2010 (Senior): Selected in the 7th round by the New York Mets (212th overall pick) in MLB June draft, signed a professional contract and assigned to Kingsport
*Appeared in 18 games with 13 starts, going 2-6 with a 7.90 ERA
*Tossed 68.1 innings and registered 55 strikeouts and 41 walks
*Beat #4 LSU in Baton Rouge on April 3 (6 IP, 8H, 4R, 2BB, 2K)
*Quality start but no decision against #15 Ole Miss (6.2 IP, 1R, 7K) on April 10
*Career-high eight strikeouts in no decision at #4 Florida on May 15 (6 IP, 4H, 3R, 2BB)
*Part of combined shutout of Kentucky on May 21 in final collegiate start, tossing seven innings and allowing six hits with five walks

2009 (Junior):
*Went 2-0 with a 4.64 ERA in 27 appearances including two starts
*Drafted in the 17th round with the 506th overall pick by the Baltimore Orioles
*Started two games in the postseason against #2 LSU in the SEC Tournament and Ohio State in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional
*Worked 1.2 innings of scoreless relief at South Carolina on May 16 and retired all five batters he faced on 18 pitches
*Tossed 2.0 scoreless innings at Jacksonville State on April 22
*Worked 2.0 perfect innings in relief vs. #5 Arkansas on April 19
*Pitched 2.0 scoreless innings vs. #14 Georgia Tech on April 14
*Tossed 2.2 scoreless innings in relief to earn the win vs. Quinnipiac on March 8
*Picked up save vs. Youngstown State on Feb. 22 with 1.1 innings pitched, allowing no runs and no hits

2007-08 (Freshman-Sophomore):

*A graduate of St. Petersburg (Fla.) College where he played for Dave Pano
*A 30th-round pick of the Cleveland Indians in the 2008 MLB draft
*Posted a 3-0 mark with one save in helping the Titans to the 2008 Suncoast Conference title
*Team went 36-18 record with a No. 3 ranking in the FCCAA poll
*Ranked as the top prospect in the Florida Collegiate Summer League (FCSL) by Perfect Game Cross Checker and number two prospect by Baseball America
*Went 0-1 with a 4.60 ERA and 10 strikeouts in 16 innings for Winter Springs
*A 47th-round pick of the Washington Nationals in the 2007 MLB draft
*Went 4-1 with a 4.15 ERA as a freshman for the Titans in helping them to the 2007 Suncoast Conference title
*Went 2-2 with a 1.01 ERA and 30 strikeouts in 44.2 innings for Winter Springs in 2007 plus started the FCSL All-Star game
*Went 1-1 with a 2.0 ERA and 12 strikeouts in 9 innings for Bourne Braves of Cape Cod Baseball League

High School:
*A graduate of Olympia in Orlando where he played for Randy O'Neal
*A 24th-round pick of the San Francisco Giants in the 2006 MLB draft
*A three-sport letterman in baseball, football and basketball
*Starting quarterback, two-time MVP in basketball and was named the U.S. Army 2006 Olympic High School 6A Student-Athlete of the Year

Personal:
*Born Nov. 6, 1987
*Son of Frank Walters and Kim Engilis
*Major: Consumer Economics

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