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Miguel Valcarcel
Miguel  Valcarcel

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Carolina, Puerto Rico

High School:
Perkiomen

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200

Position:
RHP

B/T:
R/R

As a Senior (2010)
As a pitcher: Made five appearances, including three starts ... went 0-0 with a 6.43 ERA and 11 strikeouts in 14.0 innings ... had one strikeout and allowed no earned runs in 0.2 innings against Fairfield (March 17) ... racked up six strikeouts in 4.1 innings in a start against Illinois (Feb. 28) ... had two strikeouts in 4.0 innings of work at New Orleans (Feb. 21). As a batter: Appeared in six games, including five starts ... batted .421 with a .632 slugging percentage, one home run and four RBI in 19 at-bats ... went 2-for-6 with a double, an RBI and two runs scored against Columbia (March 24) ... belted first-career home run, a three-run blast, as part of a 1-for-3 day at the plate against Albany (March 21) ... went 3-for-3 with two walks and three runs scored in five plate appearances against Albany (March 20) ... made first-career start in the field and went 1-for-4 at Liberty (March 13).

As a Junior (2009)
Appeared in 17 games and made three starts ... posted a 1-1 record with one save and a 4.88 ERA ... tallied 21 strikeouts in 24.0 innings ... had two strikeouts in 3.0 scoreless innings to earn the win in a start against FDU (April 29) ... tallied two strikeouts in 0.2 innings against NYIT (April 1) ... tossed 1.1 scoreless innings against Georgetown (March 29) ... picked up two strikeouts in 1.0 scoreless inning at Columbia (March 24) ... tallied two strikeouts in 0.2 innings against Fairfield (March 14) ... tossed 0.1 innings with a strikeout to earn a save against Albany (March 13) ... had two strikeouts in 1.0 scoreless inning versus Penn State (Feb. 20).

As a sophomore (2008)
Made 18 appearances, including one start ... went 2-1 with one save and a 4.46 ERA ... tallied 33 strikeouts in 36.1 innings ... allowed one run and struck out three in 2.0 innings of work to earn the win against Iona (May 6) ... worked 2.2 scoreless innings and added four strikeouts against West Virginia (May 2) ... tossed 2.1 shutout innings against Notre Dame (April 25) ... struck out two in 2.0 scoreless innings against Connecticut (April 13) ... tallied three strikeouts in 2.0 shutout innings against Connecticut (April 11) ... fanned two in 0.2 innings at Louisville (April 5) ... started against Seton Hall (March 30) and allowed just one run in 4.1 innings ... worked 2.1 scoreless innings and added three strikeouts to earn the win at Rutgers (March 22) ... tallied three strikeouts in 2.0 shutout innings at Fairfield (March 18) ... worked 3.0 innings to pick up first-career save against Albany (March 14) ... fanned a career-high eight batters in 5.0 scoreless innings at Cal St. Northridge (March 7).

As a freshman (2007)
Appeared in 13 games, including six starts ... went 6-2 record with a 3.60 ERA in 40.0 innings ... pitched a scoreless inning of relief at USF (May 19) ... allowed just one run and added five strikeouts in 5.0 innings to earn the win at NYIT (May 15) ... had three strikeouts in 6.0 scoreless innings to earn the win against Iona (May 9) ... fanned three batters in 2.0 innings of relief against NYIT (May 1) ... tallied two strikeouts in 3.0 to earn the win at LIU (April 17) ... pitched a career-high 6.0 innings and recorded four strikeouts in a win over Wagner (March 28) ... picked up his first-career win after allowing just one hit and striking out five in 4.0 innings against Temple (March 21).

At Perkiomen School
Drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 32nd round (948 overall) of the 2006 MLB Draft ... earned varsity letters in baseball, basketball and cross country ... pitched and played shortstop for the Indians and served as a two-time team captain ... three-time team Most Valuable Player ... went 19-3 with a 1.32 ERA and 227 strikeouts in 150 career innings ... also batted .553 with 19 home runs, 139 RBI and 69 stolen bases in his career.

Personal
Miguel Angel Valcarcel ... born in San Juan, Puerto Rico ... son of Miguel and Ana Valcarcel ... has two older sisters, Michelle and Johannie ... came to St. John's for its combination of academics and the success of the baseball program ... lists his parents as the people he admires most ... majoring in hospitality management.

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