Columbia Baseball BIO
32 John Baumann

2008: Enters the weekend with a 3-0 Ivy League record ... 21 strikeouts and three complete games in conference play both rank second on the team ... named Ivy League Pitcher of the Week on April 15. 

2007: Started nine games on the mound, appeared in three other contests ... earned second team All-Ivy League honors ... tied for the team lead with five victories ... had a 4.11 ERA in 65.2 innings ... led pitching staff with 36 strikeouts and four complete games ... in conference play, the right-hander was 3-1 with a 2.72 ERA, allowing only 28 hits and 13 earned runs in 43 innings pitched ...Ivy League hitters batted only .187 off of the hurler ... pitched nine innings in a game four times ... vs. Harvard, threw nine innings, allowing one run on five hits, while striking out seven in the 5-1 win ... on April 14 at Princeton, surrendered two hits and one run in nine innings ... had a complete game shutout against Cornell on Homecoming, winning 5-0 ... earned first team All-Ivy League honors in basketball.

2006: Made 19 appearances, starting six games ... was 3-3 with a 5.95 ERA and a team-high 41 strikeouts in 56 innings ... earned win against Maine after pitching six innings and allowing only three earned runs ... pitched 6.2 innings, striking out four for the victory against Brown.

2005: Made 12 appearances on the mound for the Lions ... earned first collegiate win over Cornell ... finished the season 1-4 with a 5.93 ERA.

Pre-Columbia: Named first team all-state in basketball and third-team all-state baseball as a senior ... Athlete of the Year by Hartford Courant, the Coach’s Association and the New Haven Register ... first-team all FCIAC in basketball ... averaged 30 ppg, 11 rpg and 2 bpg as a senior at Staples ... school’s all-time leading scorer ... two-time captain of basketball, captain of baseball as a senior ... hit .420 and went 7-3 with an 0.95 ERA on the mound at Staples.

Personal: American studies major ... starting forward on Lions’ basketball team ... son of John and Mary... birthdate is April 22, 1986.

Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Year: Senior
Hometown: Westport, Conn.
High School: Staples