Player Profiles



Ross                               Vance
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Ross
Vance
Class: r-Jr.
Hometown: McKinney, Texas
Height: 6-0
Weight: 180
Sport: Baseball
Position: LHP

Biography

At West Virginia in 2014

  • All-Big 12 Honorable Mention
  • Made 17 appearances with his last seven coming as starts, finishing with a 3-4 record and a 3.41 ERA
  • Struck out 51 batters in 58.0 innings pitched, averaging 7.9 strikeouts per nine innings pitched
  • Took the loss, allowing three runs on nine hits with six strikeouts in 8.2 innings at Texas Tech (5/16)
  • Lost decision despite allowing just two runs on six hits with four strikeouts in 8.1 innings against Texas (5/3)
  • Allowed one run on five hits in 7.0 innings with seven strikeouts in win against Kansas State (4/27)
  • Struck out six, allowing one run on three hits in 6.0 innings in win against Maryland (4/22)
  • Started and won first career game in snowy conditions against Ohio State (4/15), allowing one run on eight hits with 14 strikeouts and two walks in 9.0 innings
  • Pitched 2.0 innings of scoreless relief at Coastal Carolina (3/1) with two strikeouts
  • Struck out three batters in 0.2 innings in career debut at The Citadel (2/16)

At Dodge City Community College in 2013

  • Posted an 8-3 record with a 2.00 ERA in 67.1 innings, striking out 55
  • Ranked second in the Jayhawk West Conference in wins and ERA
  • NJCAA All-Region VI Second Team
  • All-Jayhawk West Conference Second Team

At Paris Junior College from 2011-12
  • Sat out the 2011 and 2012 campaigns after undergoing Tommy John surgery

Prep

  • Set the single-season school record with 117 strikeouts, while finishing with an 8-4 record, at Lovejoy High in 2010
  • Won seven games and struck out 81 batters in 2009
  • All-District 13-3A Pitcher of the Year (2010)
  • All-District 13-3A First Team (2009)
  • State champion at Prairie Ridge High in Crystal Lake, Ill., in 2008

Personal

  • Son of Shane and Kim Vance
  • Has one brother
  • Birthday is Dec. 7
  • Majoring in exercise physiology

Related Articles

Ross Vance: The Guy With Two First Names
Posted: 4.27.14

Deception the Key to Vance's Pitching
Posted: 4.17.14


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