Phil Negus
Phil  Negus


Milford, Mass.

High School:
Phillips Exeter Academy

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 209


Bats / Throws:
R / R

About Negus: Returns as one of the most experienced pitchers on the staff ... Power arm ... Very athletic ... Will be competing for a spot in the weekend rotation or could be used out of the bullpen ... Has the potential to be one of the top pitchers in the ACC ... Spent the summer of 2008 with the Sanford Mainers of the New England Summer Baseball League ... Born November 10, 1987 in Atlanta ... Son of Bob and Brenda Negus.

2008 (Sophomore): Went 4-3 with a 7.41 ERA in 24 appearances, which was the third most on the team ... Finished the season with two saves ... Made first appearance of the season against Pepperdine (2/23) and picked up the victory allowing just one hit in 3.2 innings, while recording two strikeouts ... Closed out the victory against Troy (3/1) by hurling a perfect 2.1 innings ... Threw two perfect innings of relief against UNC Greensboro (3/5) ... Gave up one unearned run and three hits in three innings of work against Maryland (3/15) ... Struck out two batters and did not allow a hit in 2.1 innings in victory against Florida State (3/29) ... Picked up the victory against Virginia Tech (4/13), retiring the only batter he faced ... Notched first save of the season against Winthrop (4/16), allowing a run and two hits in one inning of work ... Earned the victory in road win at Coastal Carolina (4/23), giving up a run and two hits in three innings of relief.

2007 (Freshman): Appeared in 25 games, all out of the bullpen ... Went 1-1 with a 4.45 ERA in 32.1 innings pitched ... Was second on the team in relief appearances ... Tied for fourth in appearances on the Wake Forest freshman single-season list ... Picked up his first collegiate victory March 21 at Winthrop ... Allowed one run on one hit in 2.2 innings of relief against the Eagles ... Made his collegiate debut with three innings of relief on February 16 against Kent State.

Prior to Wake Forest: Was a varsity starter since his freshman season ... Earned four varsity letters in both hockey and baseball at Phillips Exeter Academy ... Finished senior season with a career record of 17-2 ... Had an ERA under 1.00 his senior season ... Named Baseball America's number one rated prospect from the state of Massachusetts ... Helped high school team to Central New England Prep School championships in 2003 and 2004 ... Participated in Perfect Game National Showcase and Team One East Showcase ... Three-time selection as a New England Prep School All-Star ... Awarded Dana Wingate Memorial Most Valuable Player for high school season in both 2005 and 2006 ... Twice named Puma Preseason All-American.

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