#16 Jon Dupski
Position: Pitcher
Bats: L
Throws: L
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Ellicott, MD
High School: Centennial H.S.

Veteran lefthanded pitcher who should  be the Tigers’ closer again this season ... had a breakthrough season last year did very well in the summer and has shown steady improvement ... has very good control and has improved his fastball ... has developed more movement on his fastball ... throws a good change-up ...  has developed a very good split-finger fastball ... has pitched for Maryland Redbirds in the Cal Ripken Sr. League for two summers ... named to CRSBL all-star team in 2006 ... pitched for Gastonia Grizzlies of the Coastal Plains League last summer ... outstanding student who could be a very strong  candidate for CoSIDA Academic All-America honors ... member of PAWS, Towson University’s Student-Athlete Advisory Council.

2007 Season:   Pitched in 21 games with four starts ... tied for team lead with four wins ... posted a 4-3 record with a team high three saves ... led Tigers with 4.23 E.R.A. ... pitched 55.1 innings with only 15 walks and 33 strikeouts ... had a 4-1 record with a 2.95 E.R.A. with three saves when pitching in relief ... made first start of season in season opener, a 7-6, 10-inning loss at Charleston ... suffered first loss of season in series opener at North Florida ... earned first win of season in 9-8 victory at Delaware, pitching 2.1 innings of relief and allowing two runs on two hits ... pitched one scoreless inning of relief at Delaware State ... sustained loss in relief at William & Mary ... led Tigers to 10-8 win over Northeastern with three innings of three-hit relief, earning second win of season ... pitched one scoreless inning of relief in win over George Washington ... earned 10-9 win over Hofstra with 2.1 innings of one-hit relief ... also threw two innings of shutout relief in 3-2 loss to Hofstra ... pitched very well against Maryland in third start of season, allowing one run on three hits in five innings for a no-decision ... threw two shutout innings in win at Mount St. Mary’s ... earned first save of season with 1.2 innings of perfect relief in 5-1 victory at Old Dominion ... threw four innings of six-hit relief at UNC Wilmington ... earned save in 7-6 victory over George Mason with 2.2 innings of scoreless relief ... made final start of season in 13-8 loss at Virginia Commonwealth ... retired seven straight hitters to earn save in 4-2 win at James Madison ... struck out three of seven Dukes he faced ... earned fourth win of season with 8.1 innings of relief in 12-2 win over Georgia State ... relieved injured Joe Peeler in first inning and allowed one run on seven hits with no walks and four strikeouts ... named to CoSIDA All-Academic District 2 team.

2006 Season:   Pitched in 15 games and made 10 starts ... posted a 1-4 record with a 7.04 E.R.A. ... threw 61.1 innings, second on the team ... walked only 14 batters and struck out 36 ... pitched better than his record would suggest ... Tigers were 4-6 in games he started ... pitched one scoreless inning of relief at Virginia in 13-3 loss ... threw 2 scoreless relief innings in 9-4 loss to Mount St. Mary’s ... made first start of season against Coppin State and received a no-decision ... pitched 5 strong innings and allowed one earned run on four hits with five strikeouts ... struck out 8 batters in 5.2 innings of start at Delaware State ... earned no-decision as Tigers won, 16-12 ... helped Tigers to 8-6 win over William & Mary with 1.2 innings of scoreless relief ... threw one scoreless inning of relief at North Carolina ... pitched 6.2 innings of 7-hit ball against Delaware but did not figure in a decision of Tigers’ 11-8 win ... pitched 7.1 strong innings against UNC Wilmington but did not earn a decision in 8-7 loss ... threw 6.2 innings and earned first win of season in 13-9 victory at Hofstra ... starting pitcher in Tigers’ 18-inning loss to Old Dominion ... pitched 6.1 innings and allowed 7 hits in 9-8 defeat to Monarchs.

2005 Season:   Appeared in 11 games with four starts ... posted a 2-0 record with a 5.57 E.R.A. ... pitched 32.1 innings and walked 13 batters with 20 strikeouts ... earned first college win in first appearance ... allowed 3 runs on 5 hits in three innings to earn 6-4 win over Buffalo when Tigers rallied to win ... pitched very well in three-inning relief stint at North Carolina, allowing three hits with two strikeouts ... pitched two shutout innings in 14-2 win over Mount St. Mary’s ... may have pitched his best game at Delaware in a no-decision ... entered game in second inning with Tigers trailing by 14-2 and held Delaware to one run on four hits over 3.2 innings, allowing Tigers to come-from behind to win, 20-19 ... made first start at Hofstra and allowed three earned runs in 4.2 innings ... started against Temple and had a no-decision in 7-5 win ... allowed two earned runs on five hits in four innings against the Owls ... earned second win of the season in 11-2 victory over Coppin State. pitching six innings while allowing two runs on five hits ... had 7 strikeouts against Coppin ... pitched two shutout innings in Tigers’ 2-0 win over UMBC.

Background:   Honored as the Baltimore Metro Player of the Year in 2004 ... led the Eagles to a 21-4 record and the Maryland Class 3A state championship ... posted a 11-1 record with a 1.30 ERA ... pitched 65 innings and had 67 strikeouts with ten walks ... won four games in the state tournament ... batted .308 with eight doubles, three triples and 19 runs batted in ... compiled a 19-2 career record with a 1.70 ERA ... named as Howard County Player of the Year as a senior ... named All-County twice ... led the Eagles to a pair of Howard County titles ... also played football for the Eagles ... honor roll student four straight years ... member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Career goal is to become a Mathematics teacher and coach baseball ... lists parents as the people he admires most ... favorite athlete is Cal Ripken ... has worked summer job as substitute teacher ... favorite movie is “Boondock Saints” ... lists Will Farrell as his favorite actor ... enjoys eating crabs ... has one older brother ... father is a University of Maryland graduate who works as an accounting plant controller ... mother is a teacher and a James Madison graduate ... son of Louis and Cynthia Dupski ... born on December 9, 1985 in Baltimore, Md. ... Dean’s List student who has double major of Secondary Education and Mathematics.

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