50  Chris Cummings
Chris Cummings
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Huntington, W.Va.

High School:
Huntington

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 230

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
10/27/1983

B/T:
R/R

2005: Marshall's No. 2 starter in the weekend rotation throughout the season ... held opponents to .229 batting average, third in Mid-American Conference ... tied for team high in wins (3) with Chris Koutsavlis and Brendon Bump ... started 13 games, second on team to Koutsavlis (14) ... struck out season-high eight batters in just 3.1 innings vs. Eastern Michigan (3/27) ... posted his three wins in consecutive games ... went five innings vs. Kent State (4/9) to earn win ... earned victory the following week at Ohio (4/16), then notched another win at Virginia Tech one week later (4/23) ... went season-high 5.2 innings vs. Akron (5/7), giving up just two hits and a run while fanning two ... allowed just 50 hits in 60.1 innings, but was plagued by career-high 61 walks, more than twice his previous high ... stingy against the long ball, allowing just three all season.

2004: Led Marshall starters with ERA of 3.38 ... had ERA of 3.16 in conference games, ninth in MAC ... first in MAC in opponent batting average (MAC games only) with .215 BA ... made 17 appearances out of bullpen before starting five games later in season ... in appearance at Charleston Southern pitched two hitless innings, striking out four batters to lead MU to its first win of season ... in two appearances that weekend (College of Charleston/Charleston Southern) pitched five scoreless innings, striking out eight and allowing one hit ... held opponents scoreless in 11 of 17 bullpen appearances ... made first start against New York Tech, going five scoreless innings, giving up only two hits ... gave up only nine earned runs in five starts ... top start was at Ball State where he went 6.1 innings, giving up two runs and four hits ... tied for second on team with four wins ... his first career win came in Charleston Southern game.

2003: Made 11 pitching appearances ... allowed 15 hits over 12.2 innings ... allowed batting average of .294, fifth on team ... pitched hitless ninth inning in win over Concord ... pitched scoreless inning in win over Western Michigan (3/30).

High School: Helped guide Huntington High School to 2002 MSAC championship ... played for Huntington Hounds team that captured fifth place in NABF playoffs.

Personal: Born Oct. 27, 1983 ... son of John and Debra Cummings...majoring in business with marketing minor.