Philip Perry
6-4, 205
Marietta, Ga.

Talented pitcher who returns in 2004 after red-shirting in 2003....Was one of Tech’s more reliable members of the bullpen in 2002, posting a 3-0 record and recording three saves in 17 appearances.

2004: Returned to mound while studying as a graduate student....earned win in first appearance since 2002 College World Series by allowing just one run along with no walks and six strikeouts over five innings in start vs. Savannah State 2/18....made nine more appearances, all in relief, but did not pitch again after April 24 outing at Florida State.

2003: Missed the entire season after undergoing "Tommy John" surgery on his right elbow in Sept. 2002....named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for 2002-03....Graduated Aug. 1 with B.S. Management.

2002: Worked four shutout innings as starter in season debut to gain win 2/17 vs. Tennessee Tech....sidelined by soreness in right elbow for more than a month before returning to action with scoreless inning in relief 3/27 vs. Georgia....retired all three batters faced to earn save and clinch NCAA Atlanta Regional 6/2 vs. Georgia....allowed just one run in season-long 6.1 inning relief stint vs. Clemson in College World Series 6/16....drafted by St. Louis Cardinals in 48th Round (1434th player selected)....once again named to ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2001: Utilized as mid-week starter....picked up wins against Oakland and Georgia State....bothered by pulled muscle in rib cage limiting availability during much of April....turned in best start of season in ACC Tournament vs. N.C. State 5/19 (7.2 IP, 9 H, 3 R)....named to the Dean's List for spring semester....also named to ACC Academic Honor Roll for 2000-2001....pitched for Wareham Gatemen of Cape Cod League.

2000: Used in a variety of roles on the Tech pitching staff....Won each of his last four starts of the season, including key victory against Florida State in the ACC Tournament semifinals....Allowed just three runs over seven innings in Tech's 10-3 win over the Seminoles....Earned a save against Maryland (Apr. 9) by throwing three scoreless innings to close down the game....Tossed 3.1 shutout innings at Georgia on Feb. 29, allowing just one hit....Did not allow an earned run in six innings of work against ACC opponents in the regular season....Held opponents to just a .179 batting average against him, best on the squad....Career in NCAA Tournament: one game, 0.2 innings, one hit, one walk, no runs....spent summer with Northern Ohio of Great Lakes League....Named to Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll for 1999-2000.

High School: All-Cobb County hurler as a junior and senior at Walton HS, where he is the career ERA leader and ranks second in strikeouts....Named Cobb County pitcher of the year by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in 1998, when he posted a 10-2 record and a 0.79 ERA with 118 strikeouts (tied record set by former Tech star Marc Pisciotta) and just 19 walks in 80 IP....Went 6-3 with a 2.24 ERA as a senior with 79 K's in 56 IP, but missed the last half of the season with his arm injury....Posted a 9-6 record in two years at the Walker School....East Cobb most valuable pitcher in 1995 and 1996, and MVP in 1997....Went 8-1 with a 1.56 ERA in helping the East Cobb Yankees to the 1999 Connie Mack World Series....Coached by Dennis Jordan, and graduated with honors....Selected by the New York Mets in the 41st round of the 1999 June Draft.

Personal: Philip Allen Perry....Born Aug. 7, 1980....Son of Rick and Martha Perry....Has a brother, Jason, (not the baseball player) who also attended Tech....His grandfather was the mayor of East Point....Dean's List student in Management....see Philip's own web page.

Year     G-GS   W-L  SV  CG  SH   ERA    IP     H   R  ER  BB   SO  Avg.
2000    15-5    4-0   1   0   0  2.93   43.0   28  19  14  30   37  .179
2001    11-5    2-2   0   0   0  6.11   35.1   50  28  24  13   19  .329
2002    17-1    3-0   3   0   0  3.56   30.1   22  13  12  14   32  .200 
2003              Did not pitch - Tommy John surgery
2004    10-1    1-0   0   0   0  3.95   13.2   14   9   6  12   15  .275
Career  53-12  10-2   4   0   0  4.12  122.1  114  69  56  69  103