Blake Barber
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Blake Barber

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kenner, La.

High School:
Crescent City HS

Last College:
Northeast Texas CC

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 210

Position:
Right-Handed Pitcher

B/T:
R/R

2010
• Tied for team lead with 23 appearances, a number that ranks fifth in MSU history for a season
• Finished season with a 2-4 record, 5.24 ERA and one save
• Struck out 31 batters in 34.1 innings
• Victories came against Arkansas State (3/16) and Oral Roberts (4/2), while save came at Texas-Arlington (2/28)
• Allowed no earned runs in 14 of 23 outings
• Season-long outing of 4.0 innings came against Kansas (4/13), while season-best of five strikeouts came at Missouri (5/4)

Background
• Spent the 2008 and 2009 seasons at Northeast Texas Community College and redshirted at Southeastern Louisiana in 2007
• At NTCC, went 4-4 with a 4.68 ERA and 79 strikeouts as a freshman, and 3-2 with a 3.12 ERA and 48:6 strikeout-to-walk ratio in 43 innings as a sophomore
• As a prep at Crescent City High School in Metairie, La., struck out 146 hitters in 68 innings his senior year, going 9-1 with two saves and a 0.98 ERA
• Hit .334 that year and earned all-state, all-metro and district MVP honors
• Summer baseball achievements include going 1-0 with a 2.00 ERA in 2010 and 5-0 with a 1.71 ERA in 2009 with the Sedalia Bombers, and 6-1 with a 2.68 ERA in 2008 with the Chillicothe Mudcats, all of the MINK League

Personal
• Son of Danny and Chun Barber
• Born December 18, 1987, in Metairie, La.
• Psychology major

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