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Chad                               Donato
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Chad
Donato
Class: So.
Hometown: Cypress, Texas
Height: 6-0
Weight: 180
Sport: Baseball
Position: RHP

Biography

At West Virginia in 2015
  • Pitched 8.0 innings, allowing just four hits, two runs and five strikeouts against Illinois (3/1)
  • First career start, allowing one run on seven hits, one walk and struck out five in 6.0 innings for the win at Clemson (2/15) 

At West Virginia in 2014

  • Made four relief appearances, striking out one in 3.1 innings with a 2.70 ERA
  • Pitched a scoreless inning with one strikeout in career debut at UNC Wilmington (3/23)
  • Did not allow an earned run in each of his first three appearances against UNC Wilmington (3/23), TCU (4/5) and Penn State (4/8)

Prep

  • Three-year lettermen at Cypress Woods High
  • Recorded four wins, 40 strikeouts and a 0.90 ERA in 20.0 innings of work in 2012
  • All-District 17-5A First Team (2013)
  • All-District 17-5A Honorable Mention (2012)
  • Rawlings/Perfect Game All-Texas Region Second Team (2013)
  • Perfect Game High Honorable Mention All-American (2012)
  • Ranked No. 500 nationally, No. 252 right-handed pitcher nationally and No. 81 player in Texas by Perfect Game

Personal

  • Son of Louis and Anita Donato
  • Has three sisters
  • Birthday is June 3
  • Enrolled in general studies
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

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