|32 Reid Love|
Love Tosses Third Complete Game In Pirate Win
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Pirates Sweep Series For First Time Since 1994
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St. Johns River State College: Two-year starter for coach Ross Jones ... Teammate of current Pirate Ian Townsend ... Helped the Vikings to a combined 61 wins from 2012-13 and the Mid-Florida Conference title in 2013 ... As a freshman batted .284 (48-for-169) with a home run and 15 RBI ... Added seven doubles and a pair of triples ... Drew four walks and scored 28 runs in 49 games ... Was a perfect 12-for-12 on the base paths ... On the mound, posted an 0-3 record with a 3.32 ERA ... Surrendered 13 runs (seven earned) on 19 hits, while striking out 22 and walking five in 19.0 innings ... Named Honorable Mention All-Mid-Florida Conference ... During sophomore season, helped Vikings to a 38-18 record as a two way standout ... Posted an 8-2 record in 17 appearances (nine starts) ... Sported the third-lowest ERA in the nation (0.86) allowing just nine runs (six earned) in 62.2 innings ... Fanned 47 batters while walking just 10 ... Tossed a complete game one hit shutout against Florida State College Jacksonville (Apr. 10, 2013) where he fanned five and walked on in an 8-0 victory ... Punched out four or more batters on 10 occasions with a season-high six Glen Oaks CC (Mar. 9) and Santa Fe College (Apr. 3) ... Tossed five innings or more in 7 of 9 starts ... Earned Second-Team Florida All State honors as a pitcher ... Picked up Second-Team All-Mid-Florida Conference accolades as an outfielder.
Dunnellon High School: Three-sport athlete that earned eight letters (baseball 4, basketball 3, soccer 1) ... Helped coach Tommy Boss and the Tigers to three consecutive Marion District titles (2009-11) and a four-year record of 88-32 (.733) ... Batted .280 as a sophomore ... Had breakout year as a junior in 2010 batting .310 with a home run and 25 RBI ... Posted a 3-2 record on the bump with a 2.50 on his way to honorable mention all-conference honors ... During senior campaign was named team captain ... As a two-way player, earned first-team all-county and all-conference honors ... Batted .414 with seven homers and 39 RBI ... Sported a 7-2 ledger with a 2.02 ERA ... Honors student all four years graduating with honors.
Personal: Full name is James Reid Love ... Born May 15, 1992 ... Son of Jimmy and Debbie Love ... Has two siblings (Courtney and Lyndsey) ... Majoring in communications.