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Hunter Schryver
Hunter  Schryver

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mechanicsburg, Pa.

High School:
Cumberland Valley

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 198

Position:
SP

Birthdate:
04/03/1995

Experience:
SR

Bats/Throws:
L/L

04/11/2016

Hunter Schryver Named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll

Junior starting pitcher is 4-0 over his last five starts, earns first honor of season

04/01/2016

Baseball vs. St. Bonaventure

Villanova opened a three-game series with a 5-2 win over St. Bonaventure on April 1, 2016.

04/12/2015

Baseball vs. Georgetown (4-11-15)

Villanova hosted Georgetown in the second game of a conference series on April 11, 2015.

02/14/2015

Baseball vs. St. Peter's

Villanova hosted St. Peter's on March 15, 2014.

03/15/2014

Baseball vs. St. Peter's

Villanova defeated St. Peter's in walk-off fashion in its home opener on March 15, 2014.

On Schryver: MLB Draft prospect who should be in the mix for BIG EAST Pitcher of the Year as a senior ... One of the top returning seniors in the league this season ... Three-year member of the weekend starting rotation who will once again be the anchor of the Villanova pitching staff ... Strong and durable pitcher who has the ability to work deep into games ... Mixes his array of pitches effectively to keep hitters off balance ... Features a plus fastball and command of excellent secondary pitches.

Career: Had made 41 appearances with 37 starts in three collegiate seasons ... Has a 9-17 record with a 3.98 ERA in 203 2/3 innings pitched ... Allowed 198 hits and 108 runs (90 earned), with 85 walks and 158 strikeouts ... Opponents bat .262 against him, and he has allowed eight home runs to 897 batters faced ... Has allowed three earned runs or fewer in 27 of his 37 career starts.

2016: First team All-BIG EAST ... Philadelphia Big 5 Co-Pitcher of the Year and selection to the All-Big 5 team ... Became the first Villanova pitcher to earn first team All-BIG EAST honors since two-way player Dan Boublis achieved that distinction in 1998 ... Tallied the lowest ERA by a Wildcats starting pitcher since 2000 ... Ranked third in the BIG EAST in strikeouts and fourth in ERA ... Made 15 appearances with 14 starts, and logged 88 2/3 innings ... Pitched seven innings or more in seven of his starts, including going at least six innings in each of his six starts against BIG EAST opponents ... Went 6-4 with a 2.64 ERA for the season ... Had as many strikeouts as hits allowed (79) ... Gave up 34 runs (26 earned) and issued 30 walks ... Surrendered five home runs to 376 batters faced .... Recorded a season-high nine strikeouts on three occasions, including against Fordham to earn his first win of the year ... That game, on March 11, kicked off a stretch of seven starts in which he went 5-0 with a 1.46 ERA ... He had 50 strikeouts and allowed just 34 hits over 49 1/3 innings during the seven-game stretch; BIG EAST: Started six games in league play and went 3-2 with a 1.51 ERA and a .166 opponent batting average ... Gave up just 24 hits in 41 2/3 innings while striking out 32 and walking 18 ... Tied for second in the BIG EAST in strikeouts in conference games, and had the lowest ERA and opposing batting average of any starting pitcher in league play ... Allowed just two hits and an earned run while matching a season high with nine strikeouts over 6 1/3 innings to earn a win over Butler ... Took a no-decision against Seton Hall despite pitching eight scoreless innings and allowing just one hit on a bunt single ... Gave up just two earned runs on 10 hits spanning 14 1/3 innings in his final two starts of the year against Georgetown and Xavier.

2015: Made 12 starts and was 1-6 with a 5.46 ERA ... Logged 57 2/3 innings and allowed 64 hits and 38 runs (35 earned) while issuing 30 walks and recording 36 strikeouts ... Gave up just one home run to 267 batters faced ... Opponents hit .296 against him ... Worked on a limited pitch count early in the season while recovering from an injury ... Pitched a combined six scoreless innings in his first two outings of the year ... Allowed just two hits and a run to go along with a season-high eight strikeouts against Hofstra ... Struck out seven against Wagner while allowing two runs on five hits in five innings; BIG EAST: Started six conference games and was 1-3 with a 7.36 ERA ... Pitched 29 1/3 innings and gave up 42 hits and 27 runs (24 earned) with 10 walks and nine strikeouts ... Did not allow a home run ... Batters hit .356 against him ... Earned his lone win of the season against Seton Hall with six innings of work ... Logged seven innings and allowed three earned runs on eight hits in a no-decision against Xavier.

2014: Led the team in ERA as a freshman with a 4.55 mark in 57 1/3 innings ... Appeared in 14 games overall with 11 starts ... Allowed 55 hits and 35 runs (29 earned) while walking 25 and striking out 43 ... Held opponents to a .263 batting average against him ... Went 2-7 on the season ... In his first collegiate start went seven-plus scoreless innings against St. Peter's and took a no-hitter into the seventh inning ... Finished the day with 10 strikeouts and just one hit and three walks allowed ... Recorded two pickoffs on the season ... Pitched into at least the sixth inning in six of his 11 starts ... Allowed two earned runs on four hits over 6 1/3 innings against Northeastern; BIG EAST: Started in every conference series and was 2-3 with a 4.09 ERA in those six starts ... Gave up 33 hits in 33.0 innings and opposing batters hit .275 against him ... Allowed 19 runs (15 earned) with 14 walks and 21 strikeouts ... Surrendered three earned runs or less in all six of his starts ... Earned his first collegiate win against St. John's, allowing three earned runs on five hits in 6 2/3 innings ... Also picked up a win against Georgetown with two runs on six hits allowed in 5 1/3 innings ... Gave up two earned runs in six innings at Xavier.

Club Baseball: Played for the Mechanicsburg Cardinals Twilight team in 2012 and 2013 ... Compiled a 0.76 ERA with 76 strikeouts during his time on the team.

Cumberland Valley High School: Earned three varsity letters ... As a senior in 2013 earned all-state honors and was named to the All-Sentinel Team ... Also was a Patriot News Big 11 selection ... Two-time first team all-conference selection as both a pitcher and a first baseman his junior and senior years ... Struck out 101 batters with a 1.21 ERA ... Named to the Academic Honor Roll and was an inductee to the National Honor Society.

Personal: Born 4/3/95 in Mechanicsburg, Pa. ... Younger of two sons of Jim and Peggy Schryver ... Has an older brother, Drew (25) ... Chose to attend Villanova for the combination of its nationally-ranked Engineering school and the opportunity play Division I baseball ... Took a liking to the campus upon his first visit to the school ... Hobbies include snowboarding and playing hockey and basketball ... Mechanical Engineering major.

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