Adam Ravenelle 12
Adam  Ravenelle

Sudbury, Mass.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190






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• 2014 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Career Game Highs
Innings Pitched: 4.0, 4/20 at Arkansas
Strikeouts: 5, 4/27 vs. Georgia
Hits Allowed: *3, last 2/16 at Long Beach State
Walks Allowed: *2, last 4/3/12 vs. UT-Martin
Runs Allowed: *2, 3/15 vs. LSU G1

COACH CORBIN QUOTE: Rav has come a long way since he stepped on campus. He has always had very good athleticism and a clean, strong arm. He is now putting all of it together and becoming very skilled. There is a tremendous amount of consistency in his life... his disposition, his investment level, his academics and now his performance.

2014 - Finished off Vanderbilt's first-ever national championship with his third career save working the final two innings vs. Virginia 6/25 and allowing no hits and striking out two, including the final batter... Closed out his second game of College World Series working a perfect frame vs. Virginia 6/23 in CWS Finals... Worked 2.1 innings for his first career save in College World Series victory over Louisville 6/14... Gave up the first home run of his career, a walk-off homer in loss to Stanford 6/7 in Super Regional... Picked in the fourth round (130th overall) by Detroit, seventh Commodore in four years to be picked by Tigers... Worked a perfect frame to finish off win vs. Oregon 5/30 in NCAA Regional... Gave up one run on two hits over 1.2 innings vs. Ole Miss 5/22 at SEC Tournament... Took his first loss of the season allowing three runs, one earned, on three walks and one hit over two-plus innings against South Carolina 5/17... Walked a career-high four over two scoreless innings in loss at Florida 5/8... Earned his third win of the season out of the pen with 3.1 scoreless innings at Missouri 5/4 to run his scoreless streak to 11.1 innings... Punched out a career-high five over three scoreless innings in win over Georgia 4/27... Worked a career-best four innings out of the bullpen at Arkansas 4/20 allowing no runs and striking out three... Struck out two in a spotless ninth inning in win over MTSU 4/15... Allowed one run on one hit with two strikeouts in one inning vs. Indiana State 4/8... Struck out three over 2.2 perfect innings at Tennessee 4/6... Worked 1.2 scoreless innings in win over Kentucky 3/30... Picked up his second win of the year with one inning of work against Belmont 3/25 allowing one hit and one walk... Allowed two runs on two hits in 1.1 innings vs. LSU 3/15 G1... Struck out two in one perfect inning vs. Winthrop 3/7... Earned his first career win with 1.1 scoreless innings of relief against Stanford 3/2 entering the game with the score tied and the bases loaded and getting out of the jam... Struck out the side in his lone inning of work vs. Evansville 2/26... Walked one and struck out one in one inning vs. UIC 2/23... Punched out two in a perfect inning against Lipscomb 2/19... Worked 2.1 innings allowing three hits at Long Beach State 2/16, entered the game with the bases loaded in a two-run game but worked out of the jam to preserve the lead.

2013 - An electric arm out of the Commodores' bullpen, Ravenelle pitched in 11 games as a sophomore... Tossed two scoreless innings of relief against Georgia Tech 6/2 in NCAA Tournament... Pitched the Dores out of a tough spot, inheriting the bases loaded and getting out of the jam vs. LSU 5/26 at SEC Tournament tossing 2.1 scoreless innings with one walk... Touched up for three runs on one hit and two walks in 1.1 innings vs. Alabama 5/16... Turned in his third straight scoreless outing with one inning of work against Belmong 5/14... Worked a perfect inning in win over Presbyterian 5/8... Walked one while getting one out in win vs. Mississippi State 4/28... Pitched a career- best three innings allowing two runs, one earned, on three hits with three strikeouts against Tennessee Tech 4/16... Tossed a perfect inning against Missouri 4/12... Allowed one run on three hits in one innings vs. UT-Martin 4/9... Struck out a career-best three in two innings vs. MTSU 4/2 allowing one run on two hits in two innings... Made his season debut with two innings against Florida 3/22 allowing one unearned run in two innings on two hits.

2012 - Walked two and punched out two while allowing one run on one hit over one inning against UT-Martin 4/3... Recorded two outs and threw three wild pitches against South Carolina 3/30... Allowed one hit and fanned two at Florida 3/17... Struck out two and allowed one unearned run in 1.2 innings at Florida 3/16... Recorded his first two collegiate strikeouts working a spotless inning in win over Siena 3/13... Made his collegiate debut walking the only two batters he faced against Oregon 2/25.

HIGH SCHOOL - 2011 ESPN Boston All-State team, MVP of Dual County League, Boston Herald and Boston Globe All-Scholastic, DCL All-Star 2010-11... Captained the baseball team as a senior... 2011 Massachusetts state champions... DCL champs 2009-11... Drafted in the 44th round by the New York Yankees in the 2011 MLB Draft.

ACADEMICS - Ravenelle is majoring in ancient to modern commerce and earned SEC Academic Honor Roll accolades in 2013.

PERSONAL - Adam S. Ravenelle (rav-EN-ell)... Born 10/5/92... Son of Andre and Edie Ravenelle... Has one sister, Andrea... Nickname is Rav... Played summer ball with Vandy teammate Tyler Beede and Vandy recruit Kevin Comer... Favorites include Daniel Bard (baseball player), Boston Red Sox (baseball team), basketball (other sport), Step Brothers (movie), Adam Sandler and Steve Carell (actors), chicken parmesan (meal)... In a movie about his life he would pick teammate Tyler Beede to play him... Balancing spoons on his nose is his oddest talent... Roommates with Jared Miller, Dansby Swanson and Carson Fulmer... Chose Vanderbilt because of best education along with best college baseball.

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