Patrick Boling
38 Patrick Boling
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Winder, Ga.

High School:
Cartersville

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205

Position:
LHP

Birthdate:
10/28/1990

Experience:
3L

UGA Career (2010-14): Posted a 7-13 record, 4.78 ERA in 59 appearances including 24 starts...Threw 158 innings with 176 hits allowed, 90 walks and 142 strikeouts.

2014 (Senior): Went 3-4 with a 4.94 ERA in 13 games including 10 starts as team went 26-29-1 and advanced to the SEC Tournament

*Registered 26 strikeouts and 27 walks in 47.1 innings pitched

*Tossed seven shutout inning with three strikeouts in 9-2 win over Binghamton on March 2

*Career-high 7.1 innings in beating Western Carolina 6-2 on March 9

*Pitched six innings and got a no decision versus #6 LSU in Baton Rouge in 13-inning tied that ended 2-2 on March 23

*Excellent in road win over #14 Clemson 6-2 on April 8 with a career-high 7.2 IP and six strikeouts

*Ended the season pitching out of the bullpen

*Graduated in May with a degree in Political Science

2013 (RS-Junior): Selected in the 32nd round by the Washington Nationals in the 2013 MLB Draft and opted to return for his senior year

*Posted a 3-7 record, 4.17 ERA in 21 games including 11 starts as team went 21-32

*Registered a team-high 82 IP with 35 walks and 81 strikeouts plus led the team and the SEC in the regular season with five pickoffs

*Tough luck start @ Ga. Southern on Feb. 16, losing 3-2 despite a career-high 9K and only one walk in 4 IP

*Earned win vs. UAB, then career-high 5.1 scoreless IP and 4K on March 2

*Workload increased to career-high 6 IP with 5K and only 1ER but got no decision versus Liberty on March 9

*Sharp in relief appearance versus App. State on March 13 (2.1 IP, 0H, 0R, 4K)

*Excellent outing in first career SEC start coming @ Texas A&M but got no decision despite career high 10K and 6.2 IP (6H, 1R, 2BB) on March 16

*Beat #8 Kentucky 7-6 in Lexington (5.2 IP, 3R, 3BB, 4K) on March 30

*Pitched one inning of combined 17-0 rout of #20 Georgia Tech at Turner Field in front of 18,240 on April 23

*Solid start vs. #14 Arkansas but lost 2-1 (6 IP, 3H, 1R, 4BB, 4K) on April 26

*Moved to bullpen role in May, best outing came at College of Charleston on May 8, 2IP, 0H, 4K as team won 5-3

2012 (Junior): Redshirted as team went 31-26

2011 (Sophomore): Began year in bullpen in setup role and then eventually moved to a midweek starter
*Made 18 appearances with three starts, going 1-2, 5.62 ERA
*Helped team to NCAA Corvallis Regional Final and a 33-32 overall record
*Impressive performance with bases-loaded against #5 Florida State on March 5 in Athens, struck out the Seminoles 3-4-5 hitters, wound up tossing 1.1 scoreless innings as Bulldogs eventually won 2-1
*Earned win over Kennesaw State (May 17) with three scorless innings in planned staff outing
*Losses came at # 4 South Carolina (March 19) 2-1 as Gamecocks rallied in the ninth (1 IP, 3H, 1R, 1K) and to #16 Clemson (March 29) in rough outing (0.0 IP, 4H, 3R, 3BB, 2K)
*Started versus #3 Florida in SEC Tournament semifinal and got a no decision (2.2 IP, 2H, 2R, 2BB, 1K) as Bulldogs fell 3-2

2010 (Freshman): Made six relief appearances for a total of 4.2 innings, going 0-0 with a 9.64 ERA
*Part of combined 20-0 shutout over Kentucky on May 21, pitched the ninth inning and struck out the side
*Made debut on Feb. 26 versus Stetson and tossed one scoreless inning
*SEC debut at #4 LSU, pitched one scoreless inning with a hit and two strikeouts
*Pitched two innings in SEC action, going 0-0, 0.00 ERA with no hits, walks and five strikeouts

High School:
*A graduate of Cartersville where he played his final two seasons for Stuart Chester; Attended Pepperell for his first two years of high school
*A four-year letterman in baseball as a pitcher/first baseman with two state titles
*Helped Purple Hurricanes to a state title as a senior as they went 31-4
*Limited action as a senior after missing junior year due to "Tommy John" surgery on elbow, went 2-0 on the mound with 12 strikeouts and hit .305 with two home runs and 23 RBI
*Went 8-2 with a 1.20 ERA and 76 strikeouts plus hit a team-best .460 with three home runs in 25 games as a sophomore to earn All-Area honors
*Named A.P. Student of the Year as a sophomore
*Hit a grand slam as a freshman in his first career at-bat

Personal:
*Born Oct. 28, 1990
*Son of Gary and Cindy Boling
*Patrick's brother Jeremiah played baseball at Miss. State and his grandfather played football at Southern Mississippi
*Major: Political Science

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