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Six Retrievers End 2007 Season in Baseball Record Books
Mike Scheffel has played in 193 games over his four-year career at UMBC.
Joe Fowler entered the career record book for doubles after 2007.
BALTIMOREóWith the 2007 season concluded, the UMBC baseball team boasts six players that have etched their names into the top ten all-time records in various pitching and batting categories.
Senior Mike Scheffel leaves UMBC with his name on four career charts and two single-season charts. Scheffel fell just one game short of tying the school record for games played, seeing action in 193 games throughout his four-year career and is also tied for second all-time with 678 at bats in his career. The 53 games he played in the 2007 season, along with junior Joe Fowler, ties seventh place all-time in a single season, while the 207 at bats in 2007 ties fourth place all-time in a single season.
Additionally, Scheffel also finished his career tied for third with 25 stolen bases and tied for fifth, being hit by pitch 11 times in his career.
Fowler also made a mark for himself in the career record books after the 2007 season. After entering the single-season charts in 2006 for doubles, Fowler recorded 17 in the season for 51 total in his career, which ranks eighth all-time. Fowler also tallied 199 at bats in 2007, good for a tie for 10th place on the single-season chart, while currently standing in a tie for 10th place, being hit by pitch 10 times in his career.
Another member of the junior class, Mark Lemon, increased his record for being hit by pitch, adding seven instances this season, which ties for fifth on the single-season chart, bringing his record by being hit pitch up to 27 in his current career. Lemon also ties for fifth all-time with 16 career sacrifices (bunts and flies).
On the pitching charts, junior Tom Schlein moved up into a tie for fourth on the single-season chart with 22 appearances in 2007. Junior Dan Blewett currently sits in second place on the career chart, averaging 8.87 strikeouts per nine innings pitched, while sophomore Ed Bach ranks fourth averaging 8.28 SO/9IP.
A full list of records and stats from the 2007 season can be found by clicking the links above.