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James Baxter
James  Baxter

RS Senior

Point Pleasant, N.J.

High School:
Monsignor Donovan

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 195




On Baxter: The team's top pitcher in 2003; Missed last season with an injury; Very talented left-handed pitcher who will help in any role needed this season.

2004: Received a medical redshirt due to injury.

2003: Made eight appearances with four starts; Went 2-2 with a team-best 3.51 ERA; Allowed just 18 hits and 10 earned runs in 25.2 innings, while walking 16 and striking out 29; Opposition batted just .198 against him; Struck out a career-high 10 batters against Bucknell on March 26, when he tossed a season-high six innings; Also pitched six innings against St. John's; Was 1-1 with a 3.52 ERA in conference play; Allowed six runs and 11 hits in 15.1 innings against Big East foes; Struck out 14 and walked 10.

2002: Appeared in 12 games and started two; Compiled 1-2 record and 11.70 ERA; Gave up 26 earned runs and 34 hits in 20 innings; Walked nine and struck out 18.

Monsignor Donovan: Earned three varsity baseball letters; First team All-B South and first team All-Ocean County; Garnered second team All-Shore and third team All-Parochial accolades; Received Pitcher of the Year honors as a senior; Overall 13-4 record and 1.86 ERA for his career; Second Honor Roll all four years.

Personal: Communications major; Younger of two children of James and Mary Elizabeth Baxter; Born 8/8/83 in Elizabeth, N.J.