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Scott Silverstein

240 lbs.
Redshirt Senior
Brookeville, Md.
St. John’s College H.S.
High School
Scott Silverstein - Baseball - Virginia Cavaliers

Part of five UVa teams that combined for 245 wins (most in nation in that stretch)

Led team with 10 wins, which tied for third in ACC
Became 10th pitcher in UVa history to record 10 wins in season; was 10-2 with 3.15 ERA in 91 1/3 innings
Tied for fourth among all pitchers with six ACC victories
Named to Charlottesville Regional All-Tournament Team after pitching six shutout innings in regional win over Elon (6/1)
Earned spot on All-ACC Academic Baseball Team
Went career-long 8 2/3 innings in ACC tournament to earn win against Georgia Tech (5/23)
Took no decision at UNC, allowing two earned runs, seven hits over six innings (5/17)
Earned Saturday win against Duke; touched up for five unearned runs in fifth inning (5 IP, 6R, ER, 6H 3BB, 3K)
Allowed just one hit over seven scoreless innings to earn win against Florida State (4/20); allowed just one runner to reach second base
Worked seven strong innings to earn win at Georgia Tech (4/13); retired 17 of 18 batters in one stretch
Gave up four earned runs, six hits in 3 2/3 innings in no decision at Wake Forest (4/7)
Worked 6 2/3 innings of one-run baseball against Miami (3/30), tying career high in strikeouts with nine; retired 14 of 15 batters from second to seventh innings
Pitched four shutout innings against NC State before Wolfpack got to him for three runs; earned win (3/23)
Fired six shutout innings to earn win over Maryland in second game of doubleheader (3/9)

Had 2-5 record and 4.48 ERA in 15 starts in first full season as starter at Virginia
Made starts in all 10 of UVa’s ACC weekend series
Third on team in IP (64.1); fourth in strikeouts (43)
Held opposing hitters to .249 batting average
Did not give up a hit to James Madison in first start of year (2/22; 5.0 IP, 0H, 2R, 1ER, 3BB, 4K)
Struck out eight batters in 7.0 innings in win against Monmouth – longest outing of his career (2/25; 3H, 1R, 2ER, 2BB, 8K)
Worked 6.0 solid innings against Seton Hall but was credited with loss (6H, 3R, ER, BB, 3K); committed error to allow two unearned runs in fifth inning
Struck out career-high nine batters in 6.0 innings in UVa’s 4-3 win over Virginia Tech (3/10; 3H, 3ER, 2BB; no decision)
Allowed one earned run in 4.1 IP against Florida State but took loss (3/18; 4.1 IP, 5R, 1ER, 4K)
Earned win with 6.0 innings of work against Clemson (3/23; 6.0 IP, 5H, 1R, 1ER, 4BB, 3K)
Took loss in Friday start against NC State, giving up four runs in six innings of work (3/30; 6.0 IP, 7H, 4R, 4ER, 3BB, 2K)
Received no decision against Wake Forest, giving up run and three hits in 4.1 IP (4/8; 4.1 IP, 3H, 1R, 1ER, 3BB, 3K)
Tossed 4.0 innings against Georgia Tech but did not earn decision (2ER, 3H, 0BB, 2K)
Pitched 3.2 innings at Maryland, took no decision (5/18; 3.2IP, 3ER, 7H, 3BB, 0K)


Returned to the mound after rehabilitating from shoulder surgery
Allowed just one earned run over final six appearances (7.2 innings)
Made one appearance in NCAA tournament, retiring lone batter he faced in CWS vs. South Carolina (6/21)
Made first start vs. Richmond (4/20) and worked 3.0 shutout innings, allowing a hit and two walks; earned first career win
Tossed 2.0 perfect innings against Duke (4/17)
Pitched more than inning for first time against Towson, allowing only one hit and striking out two (3/23; 2.0 IP, 1H, 0R, 0ER, 0BB, 2K)
Did not allow more than one hit in each of his first six appearances
Made first appearance against East Carolina, retiring all three batters he faced (2/27; 1.0 IP, 0H, 0R, 0ER, 0BB, 1K)

Did not compete while recovering from off-season shoulder surgery


Did not pitch while recovering from offseason shoulder surgery but saw some time as DH, at first base and as pinch-hitter
Drew bases-loaded walk as part of UVa’s seven-run rally to beat Duke May 10
Repeated the feat in ACC Tournament vs. Duke (5/23)
Started at DH, notched first double vs. Stony Brook (4/7)
Had pinch-hit single, RBI vs. Maryland (4/4)
Started at first base and had two-run single against Bucknell (2/21)

2007 AFLAC All-American and 2008 Baseball Factory All-American
Ranked as No. 29 recruit by Baseball America and No. 32 by Perfect Game and also the No. 1 recruit out of Maryland
Did not pitch in senior year with injury that limited him to batting and fielding
In 2007, in 43 innings, had 68 strikeouts and an ERA 1.81 with a 5-2 record
Against second-ranked high school California Team (Newbury Park), he pitched a two-hit complete game (15 K, 21 batters faced) – earned spot on All-Phil Nevin Team
2007 and 2008 First-Team All-Washington Catholic Athletic Conference
Coached by Mark Gibbs
Selected by Washington Nationals in 32nd round of 2008 MLB Draft
Named to honor roll all 16 quarters of high school

Parents are Steve Silverstein and Ellen Silverstein
Has one sister, Rachel