9  Brian Chrisman
Brian Chrisman
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:
Baldwin

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195

Position:
LHP

Birthdate:
05/24/1985

B/T:
L/L

2006: Pitched in 15 games and started 13, including eight in Conference USA play ... struck out career-best nine batters in win at Belmont (2/17) ... matched that effort in win at UAB (4/16), going seven innings and allowing three earned runs ... went six strong innings, allowing just three runs and five hits in loss at Houston (3/24) ... fired six innings and gave up five hits and four runs (three earned) while leaving with the lead at East Carolina (4/22) ... took hard-luck loss at Tulane (5/5) after allowing just five hits and three runs (one earned) over seven innings ... notched third win of season after scattering six hits over five innings against New York Tech (5/12).

2005: Received medical hardship waiver and sat out season.

2004: Had strong freshman season ... tied for second on team with four wins ... made four bullpen appearances before moving into starting rotation to start 11 games ... led team with 69 strikeouts ... pitched two scoreless innings in debut against Belmont (2/15) and struck out five of six batters faced ... made first start against West Virginia State (3/3), going six innings to earn win ... allowed three runs on five hits in that start ... in second start, pitched six innings, giving up one run (unearned) and three hits ... struck out seven batters four times during season ... best outing came against Ball State (5/16), where he went 7.2 innings allowing two runs on five hits to get his fourth win of season ... fourth in MAC in opponent batting average (.233) ... fifth in MAC-only games in opponent average (.236).

High School: Attended Baldwin High School ... named to All-Selection team and All-WPIAL South team... team MVP ... played on Pittsburgh Tigers team in 2003 that placed eighth at AAU Nationals.

Personal: Born May 24, 1985... son of Craig and Daryl Chrisman... elementary education major with minor in special education ... is involved with Children's Miracle Network.