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#25 Deck McGuire

Deck McGuire - Baseball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Height 6-6
Weight 218
Birthdate 06/23/1989
Hometown Richmond, Va.
Last School Deep Run
Year RS Senior
Height / Weight 6-6 / 218
Deck McGuire - Baseball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

2009 First Team All-America (Collegiate Baseball)
2009 Second Team All-America (Baseball America)
2009 ACC Pitcher of the Year
2009 All-ACC (First Team)
2008 First Team Freshman All-America (Collegiate Baseball)
2008 Second Team Freshman All-America (NCBWA)

A highly-touted pitcher with excellent command and with outstanding size … Has four quality pitches in his repertoire … The Yellow Jackets No. 1 weekend starter and one of the top pitchers in the country in 2009 …. Reigning ACC Pitcher of the Year, the first in Georgia Tech history to receive the honor. … Tabbed a 2009 Louisville Slugger First Team All-American by Collegiate Baseball … 2009 All-America Second Team by Baseball America … 2009 Third Team All-America by ABCA … 2009 Atlantic Coast Conference Pitcher of the Year … 2009 All-ACC First Team … A 2009 finalist for the National Pitcher of the Year and a semifinalist for the USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award … 2008 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball … Named to the NCBWA Freshman All-America second team in 2008.

Finished the year tied for ninth in Tech history in season win percentage (.917), tied for 10th in wins (11) and 14th in strikeouts (118) … Led the Jackets with an 11-2 record with a 3.50 ERA … Had 118 strikeouts in 16 starts … Held opponents to a .232 batting average … Ranked in the top-three in the conference in appearances (16) , starts, wins and strikeouts … His 11 wins ranked 10th in the country and his 118 strikeouts were the 15th-most in the country … Struck out a career-high 13 batters while shutting out Lipscomb (2/20) on three hits through 7.0 innings on opening day … Earned his second win of the season by yielding just one run on four hits while striking out seven in a career-high 8.0 innings against Rutgers (2/28) a week later … Held Maryland (3/6) scoreless through 6.2 innings, striking out eight while allowing just five hits … Earned win No. 4 in his fourth start, limiting Boston College (3/13) to just two earned runs through seven innings of work … Fanned seven in six innings of work at No. 2 Miami while limiting the Hurricanes (3/27) to five runs on five hits to earn his fifth win of the season … Struck out 11 batters in six innings of work against North Carolina (4/3), but did not factor into the decision; yielded the Tar Heels to just one run on two hits … Tossed seven innings against Wake Forest (4/17), striking out nine while allowing just two runs, only one of which was earned, on four hits to pick up his sixth win of the season … Earned win No. 7 on the season with five gutsy innings at Clemson (4/24), where he held the Tigers to just three runs on four hits while walking seven … Improved to 8-0 on the year by striking out 10 Presbyterian (5/1) batters in seven innings … Allowed just two singles and no walks in the game, and neither runner advanced past first base … Struck out six Florida State (5/8) batters in six innings while allowing just three runs – all in the first inning – to improve to 9-0 on the season … Allowed just two hits in his final five innings of work against the Seminoles … Picked up his 11th win of the season, a 9-3 decision over Georgia State, while striking out seven in game one of the NCAA Atlanta Regional (5/29).

Finished his first year on the Flats leading the Yellow Jackets in victories (8) and pacing the starting pitchers with a 3.46 ERA … Went 8-1 on the season, which ties him for the 13th best winning percentage (.889) in a season at Tech … Started 13 games and made four relief appearances on the season … Three of his four relief appearances were scoreless outings … Became the first pitcher since the 1995 season to notch two wins in the same season against Georgia … Held Georgia Southern (2/26) to one run on three hits through seven innings to earn the first win of his career … Yielded just one run – a home run – and struck out eight in seven innings of work against Western Carolina (3/4) for his second win of the year … Tossed a scoreless inning in relief against Florida State (3/15) … Tossed seven shutout innings against Kennesaw State (3/18), limiting the Owls to just three hits while striking out six for his third win of the year … Picked up win No. 4 on the season by limiting Georgia State (3/25) to one run on three hits while striking out five in five innings of work … Fifth victory of the season came April 9th when he held Georgia to three runs on four hits through 5.2 innings … Notched seven strikeouts against the Bulldogs … Worked five innings at Georgia Southern (4/16), giving up just three runs to earn his sixth victory of the season … Held Mercer (4/22) to two runs on four hits while fanning six and walking none in six innings of work for win No. 7 on the year … Pitched a gem in Athens, recording a season-high nine strikeouts while holding Georgia (5/7) to one run on four hits through seven innings for his eighth victory … Started Tech’s first game of the ACC Championships, giving up just one earned run on five hits to NC State (5/21) … Held Lipscomb (5/31) to three runs on six hits while striking out six through 6.2 innings in Tech’s second game of the NCAA Athens Regional.

High School
Four-year letterwinner for coach Grant Odell at Deep Run High School … Led Deep Run to a pair of Colonial District championships in 2006 and 2007 … Player of the Year for the state of Virginia in 2007 … Named to the all-state first team in 2006 and 2007 … Played in the VHSCA Senior All-Star Game … Holds the Deep Run records for strikeouts in a game (17), season (129) and a career (320) … Also the career record-holder in wins (20), ERA (1.96), home runs (14) and RBI (97) … Hit .471 with five home runs and 31 RBI while going 10-1 on the mound with 129 strikeouts and a 1.35 ERA his senior year at Deep Run … Also a four-year letterwinner for coach Lenny Pritchard as the quarterback of the football team … Helped Deep Run to the 2006 Colonial District and Central Region Championship … Led the team to a 12-1 record and an appearance in the state playoffs his senior year … Tabbed the first-team Colonial District quarterback in back-to-back years … Four-year member of the honor roll.

Full name is William Deck McGuire … Born June 23, 1989 … Son of Randy and Evelyn McGuire … Management major at Georgia Tech.

Career Statistics
2008	3.46	8-1	17/13	0	0/2	0	78.0	70	35	30	32	70	14	1	8	336	.240	10	6	1	5	1
2009	3.50	11-2	16/16	0	0/1	0	100.1	86	51	39	41	118	16	3	8	421	.232	8	1	3	6	1
2010	2.96	9-4	16/16	2	0/2	0	112.2	94	44	37	33	118	15	0	13	463	.226	10	8	1	5	0
TOTAL	3.28	28-7	49/45	2	0/5	0	291.0	250
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