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Richie Lentz
Richie Lentz

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Woodinville, Wash.

High School:
Woodinville HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 220

Position:
P/OF

Experience:
1V

B/T:
R/R

PERSONAL
Born in Woodinville, Wash. ... son of Mike and Jody Lentz ... has an older brother, Ryan, and a younger brother Andy ... Ryan was a standout third baseman for the Huskies (1996-98)... Andy is a sophomore on this season's UW team ... father Mike was the second overall pick (Padres) in the 1975 baseball draft ... majoring in sociology.

WASHINGTON
2005 (Sophomore) - Pitched in only one game before undergoing season-ending elbow surgery ... lone outing came Feb. 25 at Texas A&M. 2004 (Freshman) - Began year as a starter (in fact, he became the first freshman to start opening day under Coach Ken Knutson), but moved to the bullpen down the stretch ... got his only save May 18 vs. Lewis-Clark State with a three-inning outing ... appeared twice at Oregon State, throwing 1.2 no-hit innings (one BB, 2 Ks) Apr. 30 and a third of an inning May 1, when he struck out a batter with two down and the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh ... started Apr. 12 vs. OSU and got the loss (3.0 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 3 BB, 3 K) ... threw four innings of one-hit relief for the win Apr. 6 at Portland, fanning five .. posted best starting outing Mar. 14 vs. Loyola Marymount, when he allowed three runs on four hits over 7.0 IP for the win ... earned first win Feb. 27 vs. Sacramento State, fanning eight in 5.0 IP ... played summer ball for Newport (R.I.) in the New England Collegiate Baseball League ... helped the Gulls to the NECBL championship series ... named the league's top reliever and was named by Baseball America as the NECBL's top prospect ... posted a 1.66 ERA and nine saves during the regular season, fanning 32 and allowing only nine hits in 21.2 innings ... in the playoffs, worked six games, getting a win and three saves.

WOODINVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
Earned three varsity letters for the Falcons, playing for coach Terry Agnew ... led the team to the 2002 state 4A (highest level) championship ... considered one of the nation's top high school prospects throughout his prep career and appeared on numerous top-50 and top-100 lists ... as a senior, named 4A first-team All-State as an outfielder and second-team All-State as a pitcher ... played in the state all-star game ... also first-team All-State outfielder as a junior ... team was 15-5 his freshman year (3-1 on the mound, .333 average), 24-2 his junior season (4-0, 3.21 as a pitcher, .367 as a hitter) and 19-2 his season year (8-2, 3.10 as a pitcher, .401 average) ... team won the KingCo 4A championship each of his three seasons ... first-team All-KingCo and All-Eastside as a junior and senior ... graduated from high school with a 3.3 grade point average.

RICHIE LENTZ'S CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS:

Year     ERA  W-L  G/GS CG ShO Sv  IP    H  R ER BB SO  2B 3B HR  Avg. WP HB BK
2004    6.70  3-3  20/8  0  0  1  49.2  54 41 37 41 52  12  1  5  .290  6  4  1
2005*  13.50  0-0   1/0  0  0  0   2.0   4  3  3  1  0   0  0  0  .571  0  0  0
2006    3.00  1-0   9/1  0  0  1   9.0   8  4  3  0 15   4  0  1  .216  3  0  1
Totals  6.38  4-3  30/9  0  0  2  60.2  66 48 43 42 67  16  1  6  .287  9  4  2
*medical redshirt season

Lentz news and features:
Lentz, Lincecum Named Top Prospects - gohuskies.com (Aug. 17, 2004)

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