32 John Michael Bertrand
32 John Michael Bertrand
Height: 6-3
Weight: 205
Year: R-So.
Hometown: Alpharetta, Ga.
High School: Blessed Trinity School
Position: LHP
Bats/Throws: L/L

2019 Game By Game Summary

2018 — Enjoyed a solid first season of action after missing the 2017 season due to injury...registered 16 appearances and seven starts...posted a 5-3 record with a 4.88 ERA...worked 51 2/3 innings...surrendered 12 walks...made his first seven appearances out of the bullpen, earning his first victory (4.1 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 3 K) in relief versus Penn (12-4 win)...picked his second win in his next appearance, his first career start (5.0 IP, 9 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 3 K) in an 8-3 road triumph over Winthrop...returned to the bullpen and made it three wins in three consecutive appearances (2.0 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 1 K) in an 8-6 triumph over Harvard...moved into the weekend starting rotation in late April following the exit of Matt Lazzaro due to injury...was the starting and winning pitcher (5.0 IP, 6 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 2 K) in a 19-1, run-rule victory at VMI...delivered a series-clinching winning start (6.0 IP, 5 H, 4 ER, 1 BB, 4 K) in regular season finale at East Tennessee State (9-4 win)...went 2-2 with a 4.06 ERA over his final five starts (31.0 IP, 14 ER, 6 BB, 10 K)...named to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll.

2018 Game By Game Summary

2017 — Did not see any action.

High School: 2016 graduate of Blessed Trinity (3A) Catholic High School...baseball coach was Andy Harlin... went 9-0 with a 1.16 ERA and earned first team all-state honors as a senior after helping lead his squad to a 33-4 record, region championship, state runner-up finish, and No. 40 national ranking by USA Today...team won its first 18 games in 2016 to run program winning streak to 49 games, which included 33 straight wins in 2015 en route to state championship...2015 squad went 33-2 was ranked 36th nationally by Baseball America...33-win campaigns marked a school record...posted a 9-0 record with 1.16 ERA and 63 strikeouts his senior year...first-team all-region pick in basketball and member of state Sweet 16 team his junior year.

Personal: Full name is John Michael Bertrand...born February 8, 1998, in Raleigh, North Carolina...son of Jim and Christine and Bertrand...father rowed collegiately at the University of San Diego...grandather played football at Missouri...Eagle Scout...philosophy major.