21 - James Collins
James Collins
Height: 6-2
Weight: 235
Year: Sr.
Hometown: S. Boston, Mass.
High School: BB&N
Position: RHP
Bats/Throws: R/R

2008: Finished fourth on the squad with 16 appearances, including one start... Finished with 15.2 innings pitched... Allowed one or fewer hits in 14 of his 16 appearances, with 10 scoreless outings... Struck out 13 batters and walked 12 while allowing 16 hits, just three for extra bases... Team went 8-8 in games he pitched in... Had two two-inning stints including in a 10-7 win over Emory that helped clinch a share of the UAA title... Had multiple strikeouts in five of his outings...Carried a 3.21 ERA after his first 15 appearances before a rough start on April 27 against eventual national champion Trinity (Conn.) doubled it to 6.89... 2007: Second on the team with 14 appearances, including 11 out of the bullpen... Finished the season with a 2-5 record and team-leading 4 saves... Earned second collegiate save in a UAA game against Washington University, March 15, when the game-winning run was thrown out at the plate... Allowed a lead-off single in the bottom of the ninth on March 24, but retired the next three batters to preserve a 1-0 win at Roger Williams... Helped his own cause to earn a save in 3-2 win over MIT on April 3 when he started a 1-3 double play on a popped-up bunt attempt... Earned two relief wins, one in season-opener against Norwich, March 11, and against Fitchburg State on April 5...  Struck out four of the eight batters he faced in 27-0 rout of the Cadets... 2006: Emerged as workhorse out of the bullpen, leading the team with 20 relief appearances... Went 1-0 with one save and a 1.77 ERA, best on the team among players with more than five innings pitched... Allowed 11 runs (four earned) and 20 hits in 20.1 innings of work... Struck out eight and walked two with seven hit batsmen... Won the team's season opener over Ursinus on March 12 with 1.2 innings of one-hit ball... Struck out one and hit one batter in that contest... Longest outing of the season came on March 28, when he went 2-1 innings against Wheaton College in a 5-4 loss, giving up two earned runs and two hits... Also threw two innings against Babson on April 8 and UMass-Dartmouth on April 17... Picked up first collegiate save on April 20 at Johnson & Wales with 1.2 perfect innings... Struck out two of the four batters he faced and allowed one hit in another loss to Wheaton, 4-1, on April 22... Academic: American Studies major... High School: Native of South Boston, Mass.... Played four seasons at Buckingham Brown & Nichols in Cambridge, Mass., under Brandeis grad Rick Forestiere, serving as captain during senior season... Earned first-team All-Conference honors in the Independent School League as a senior... Also played three years of hockey at BB&N.

 


Collins

Year era w-l app gs cg sho sv ip h r er bb so
2006.... 1.77 1-0 20 0 0 0/1 1 20.1 20 11 4 2 8
2007.... 5.46 2-5 14 3 0 0/2 4 28.0 43 22 17 8 17
2008.... 6.89 0-2 16 1 0 0/2 0 15.2 16 13 12 12 13
TOTAL... 4.64 3-7 50 4 0 0/5 5 64.0 79 46 33 22 38