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  Bryce Butt

Bryce Butt

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Omaha, Neb.

High School:
Millard North

Last College:
Garden City Community College

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 185

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
01/22/1988

B/T:
R/R

2010: Threw in 15 games this season, started 8...Posted a 5-7 record, securing the highest number of wins for the team...Pitched 75 innings, the most by a Bobcat this season...Earned 49 runs in those innings for an ERA of 5.88...Tied for second on the team in strikeouts with 48...Gave up 115 hits and 24 walks...Picked off a team-leading 5 runners...Posted a win-loss percentage of .417, ranking him second on the team...Pitched a complete game against Akron on May 15, giving up no runs on 5 hits, 3 K's, and 2 walks...Earned his first win of the season against Ball State on March 27.

2009 Summer League: Played for the Wisconsin Woodchucks and was named the Northwoods League's Pitcher of the Year after boasting a 7-0 record with a 1.07 ERA in 67 and one-third innings...Allowed 48 hits and walked just 12, with 36 strikeouts and four complete games...Opposing batters were able to register just a .174 batting average against him.

2009: Winner of Ohio's Bill Toadvine Pitching Efficiency Award ... Made a team-high 24 appearances, which ties for fourth in Ohio history, while making three starts ... Recorded five saves, tying for sixth in Bobcat history and fifth in the league ... Went 6-6, after starting 0-5, with the six wins tying for team-high honors and fourth in the MAC ... Had a 4.80 ERA, the second best on the team and seventh in the MAC among pitchers with an inning per team game ... Made first appearances as a Bobcat Feb. 21 vs. Lafayette, while picking up first save Feb. 22 vs. Army ... Tossed 60.0 innings (third on the team), including a season-long 5.2 innings May 9 at Miami, garnering the win ... Earned first win April 11 at Eastern Michigan and earned another win a day later when he threw a season-high six strikeouts ... Hurled 52 strikeouts, second on the team, to just 19 walks ... Opponents hit just .312 off of him ... Combined for a shutout March 28 at Western Michigan.

2008 Summer League: Played for the league-winning Springfield Sliders of the Central Illinois Collegiate League ... Selected to the All-Star Game ... Went 6-2 with a 2.96 ERA ... Struck out 59 hitters in 69.2 innings pitched, with only 14 walks.

Community College: Named second-team all-conference and an Academic All-American at Garden City Community College, where he played with fellow Bobcat Rex Ingham ... As a freshman, tied the school record with 10 saves in 24 appearances ... Had a 2.52 ERA with 18 strikeouts and only four walks in 25 innings pitched his first year ... Appeared in 14 games as a sophomore, pitching a team-high 71 innings ... Allowed just 24 earned runs ... Compiled a 3.04 ERA, striking out a team-best 67 batters, while walking just 13.

High School: Named honorable mention all-state as a junior and second-team all-state as a senior ... Went 9-1 with six saves his senior season ... Helped lead his team to a 35-0 record and a state championship as a junior ... Helped lead his team to a 33-6 record and the state championship game as a senior ... Two-year letterwinner in baseball.

Personal: A sport management major ... Son of Mike and Alison Butt ... Brother, Cody, played baseball at the University of Nebraska-Omaha ... Born Jan. 22, 1988.