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Saints Sweep Purple Eagles in Walk-off Fashion
Saints Leave Bases Loaded in 9th, Lose in 10th
Balkwill and Bell Lead Saints to Fourth Win in Five Games
Siena Overmatched in MAAC Opener
Siena traveled to Orlando to face Central Florida
GENERAL: Local product...Can start or come out of the bullpen...Pitched big innings for the staff en route to their MAAC Tournament run.
AS A JUNIOR: Made 19 appearances, including one start...Went 5-3 with one save, a 5.79 ERA, and 37 strikeouts in 46 2/3 innings pitched...Did not record a loss from March 15 until May 20...Recorded Siena's win at #30 Stetson (3/15), allowing just two hits in five innings pitched...Earned his first career save in Siena's win over Brown (4/6), throwing two perfect innings out of the bullpen in a 6-3 win...Threw 3 2/3 innings of hitless relief against Bryant (5/3)...Started the MAAC Championship game against Manhattan (5/28).
AS A SOPHOMORE: Appeared in 19 games out of the bullpen...Went 2-1 with a 6.35 ERA and 27 strikeouts in 39.2 innings pitched...Set new career-highs in strikeouts with four against both Central Florida (2/26) and Holy Cross (3/17)...Earned wins against Brown (4/7) and Rhode Island (4/28)...Pitched 4 1/3 scoreless innings at Holy Cross, allowing just two hits.
AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared in 12 games, leading all freshmen with five starts...Posted a 1-3 record and 9.12 ERA over 25.2 innings of work...Registered first career victory, tossing three innings of relief vs. Cornell (4/21)...Posted a 6.55 ERA in five starts...Tallied season-high three strikeouts in final outing of the year at Vermont (4/30).
BEFORE SIENA: Played four years of baseball as a pitcher and one as a post player at Guilderland...All-Area Honorable Mention as a junior and senior...Member of Section II AA State Champions as a junior...Played Babe Ruth in 2004 and '05...Posted a 5-1 record with a 3.10 ERA in 36 innings of work with 43 strikeouts as a member of the Adirondack team in the Empire State Games at the end of his junior year...Competed during the fall of his senior year for the renowned South Troy Dodgers and played for the Perfect Game Championships in Jupiter, Fla.
ROSSI ON SOHL: "C.J. is a veteran who will be vying for one of the last two weekend starting assignments. However, his versatility will allow him to produce in any role. He needs to have a breakout year for this staff to be successful."
SOHL CAREER BESTS
First Start: Lamar (2-24-09)
First Win: Cornell (4-21-09)
Most Strikeouts: 4 - Four times
SOHL'S CAREER STATS