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Bret Elliott

Player Profile


Lancaster, SC

Last College:
Spartanburg Methodist College

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 230


Academic Major:
Interdisciplinary Studies

2008: Made seven relief appearances, tossing 11 innings ... Hampered by arm trouble all season ... Made two appearances in March before being shut down for a month ... Came back with 1 2/3 of scoreless relief at Charlotte (4/23), starting a string of 5 1/3 innings without allowing an earned run ... Tossed 2 2/3 innings, allowing three hits, a walk and two unearned runs to help Upstate stay in the eventual 11-inning 6-4 win over Belmont (4/26) ... Tossed a scoreless inning against Presbyterian (5/7) ... A member of the Atlantic Sun All-Academic Team.

Summer 2007: Appeared in eight games and started five for the Gastonia Grizzlies of the Coastal Plains League ... Posted a 1-2 record with a 2.93 ERA in 30.2 innings pitched, striking out 24 and walking 15 ... Held hitters to a paltry .227 batting average.

Junior College: Earned two letters at Spartanburg Methodist under coach Tim Wallace ... Used primarily as a reliever, helping the team to a third-place finish at the NJCAA Division I World Series ... Threw 25.1 innings, sporting a 4-1 record with two saves and a 4.56 ERA for the Pioneers ... Struck out 32, leading the team with his average of 1.25 strikeouts per inning, and held opponents to just 27 hits ... Tossed 29.2 innings in 13 games as a freshman, posting a 2-3 record to go with a 4.25 ERA ... Struck out 22.

High School: Earned two letters in baseball under coach Steve Williams ... Was an all-region selection in 2004.

Personal: Born on Nov. 22, 1985 ... Son of Del and Jodie Elliott ... Has a brother, Wendell, and a sister, Ashley ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies ... Enjoys hunting, fishing and golf ... Favorite food is pizza ... Favorite movie is "Man on Fire" ... Favorite TV show is "Lost" ... Favorite song is "Wagon Wheel" ... Favorite baseball player is Jake Peavy ... Favorite musical artist is Garth Brooks ... Admires his father.

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