16 Craig Schlitter
16 Craig Schlitter
Height: 6-0
Weight: 190
Year: So.
Hometown: Guilford, Conn.
High School: Guilford
Position: RHP
Major: Entrepreneurship
Bats/Throws: R/R

As a sophomore: Became one of the Bulldogs' Saturday starters, appearing in 13 games with 12 starts ... He went 6-6 with a 2.70 ERA over 73.1 innings ... He matched Peter Kelich with four complete games ... Struck out 55 and walked just 20 on the season ... Was extremely stingy against NEC competition, allowing just 37 hits in 51 innings, while striking out 36 and walking only 10 ... After opening the season with three tough starts, Schlitter four runs or less in each of his last 10 starts ... Picked up his first win of the season against Mount St. Mary's (Mar. 17), allowing two runs on three hits over seven innings ... Followed that with a complete game victory over Maine (Mar. 24), allowing one run on four hits with five strikeouts ... Had his best start of his career against Cent. Connecticut on Apr. 6, allowing just two baserunners in a complete-game shutout of the Blue Devils ... He allowed a leadoff triple and fielder's choice before setting down the final 19 batters ... That started a string of three consecutive league victories ... He shut down Quinnipiac (May 20) on four hits over seven innings ... Finished the season with six innings of one-run ball vs. Wagner (May 12) ... He struck out five and didn't walk a batter.

As a freshman: Jumped right into the Bulldogs rotation as a freshman, appearing in 14 games, making 11 starts ... He finished with a 2-2 record, a save and a 4.50 ERA in 48.0 innings ... Struck out 40 and walked 21 ... Allowed seven runs in his first collegiate appearance against Oklahoma St. but allowed more than three runs on just one other occassion the rest of the year ... Earned his first collegiate win vs. Mount St. Mary's on Apr. 17 ... He allowed two runs on seven hits and struck out six over seven innings ... Matched that performance against Sacred Heart on May 1, tossing seven innings of two-run ball. 

Before Bryant: A 2010 graduate of Guilford High School … Led the Indians to a state championship, a league championship, and two national championships … 2009 selected to play in the All-Star game … Member of  honor roll both Junior and Senior year.

Personal: Born May 16, 1992 … Son of Robert and Roma Schlitter … Has one brother, Eric.

Career Highs

Innings pitched: 7.0, Mount St. Mary's (4/17/11), at Sacred Heart (5/1/11)
Batters faced: 31, Mount St. Mary's (4/17/11), at Sacred Heart (5/1/11)
Strikeouts: 7, at Houston Baptist (2/27/11)