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Brad Kledzik
Brad  Kledzik

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fairfax Station, Va.

High School:
Robinson Secondary HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 232

Position:
RHP

Bats / Throws:
R / R

About Kledzik: Will return to starting rotation in 2009 after spending the 2008 season in the bullpen ... Provides experience in the starting rotation ... Has a bulldog-type mentality ... Can be a shutdown type of pitcher ... Majoring in communication ... Son of Mike and Kay Kledzik.

2008 (Junior): Made 28 appearances, which ranked second on the team, and finished with a 3-5 record and a 7.51 ERA ... Led the team with four saves ... Averaged just over a strikeout an inning, fanning 57 batters in 56.1 innings ... Closed out first victory of the season at Pepperdine (2/23), allowing one run in two innings ... Threw a perfect inning of relief against UNC Greensboro (3/5) ... Picked up first save of the season against Clemson (3/8), striking out every batter he retired in 1.1 innings ... Earned second save of the season against Clemson (3/9), giving up two hits in 1.1 innings ... Recorded first victory of the season against Maryland (3/15), allowing one hit and no runs over two innings, while fanning four ... Struck out two batters and did not allow a hit in 1.1 innings during relief appearance against Virginia Tech (4/13) ... Threw final three innings against Davidson (4/30), surrendering only one hit, while striking out three to pick up fourth save of the season ... Got the starting nod against Duke (5/11) and picked up the victory, allowing four runs in five innings ... Started season finale against Virginia and earned third win of the season, throwing 7.2 innings, giving up seven hits and four runs, two of them earned.

2007 (Sophomore): Appeared in 20 games with 15 starts ... Went 4-4 with a 5.01 ERA in 93.1 innings pitched ... Tied for the team lead in starts and was second in innings pitched ... Went 3-3 in ACC competition with wins against Virginia, Maryland and Duke ... Helped Wake Forest to a 3-2 defeat of No. 19 Clemson in the ACC Tournament ... Allowed two runs on six hits in 7.1 innings of work in the no-decision against the Tigers ... Drew the starting assignment against No. 5 Texas (6/3) in the NCAA Tournament ... Recorded two pickoffs on the season.

2006 (Freshman): Started a team-high 13 games, going 5-4 with a 5.00 ERA ... Second on the team with 55 strikeouts ... Pitched a team-high 75.2 innings, walking just 28 batters ... Tied for team high in wins with five ... Struck out a season-high eight batters in six innings of work against Florida State on May 5 where he also gave up just one hit in the win ... Went seven innings against North Carolina on March 11 ... Got the win against UNC-Wilmington in just 2.2 innings of relief work on Feb. 17 ... Went six innings against Virginia Tech on March 31, striking out seven for the win.

Prior to Wake Forest: Two-time letterwinner at Robinson Secondary ... Twice named Baseball Factory Preseason All-American ... Earned second team All-Patriot District honors ... In 40 innings on the mound in 2005, struck out 54 and posted a 2.63 earned run average ... Played in the Mickey Mantle World Series in McKinney, Texas ... Received the Junior Class Service Award in 2005 ... Also earned a pair of letters in basketball.

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