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Evan Blanco

205 lbs.
Woburn, Mass.
Austin Preparatory School
High School
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SUMMER 2023: Played on the North Shore Navigators of the New England Collegiate Baseball League … totaled four innings over two appearances and pitched to a 2.25 ERA (1 ER) … pitched in two games, including a start against the Keene Swamp Bats on July 5. Pitched three innings, allowed four hits, one run and struck out four in the contest … came on in relief against the Valley Blue Sox, tossed a scoreless frame and struck out two.

• One of 12 Cavaliers on ACC Academic Team and included on the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
• Made 24 appearances, all out of the bullpen, tied with Jake Berry for the second-most on the team.
• Went 1-0 with a 3.04 ERA and 26 strikeouts in 23.1 IP.
• Pitched in shutouts against Rhode Island on March 4 (1.0 IP, 0 R) and NC State on March 17 (0.1 IP, 0 R).
• Credited with a staff-best, eight bullpen holds including one in game one of the NCAA Super Regional vs. Duke (0.1 IP, 0 R) and in the College World Series against Florida (0.1, 1 R).
• Made his collegiate debut against Ohio in Wilmington, N.C. and struck out three of the four batters he faced.
• Allowed only one run and one hit over his first eight collegiate appearances, a total of 7.1 innings.
• Recorded his first collegiate win after pitching a total of two perfect innings against Liberty on April 25. He struck out a season-high, five batters in the 7-4 win over the Flames.
• Made 12 appearances in ACC play, tied for the second-most on the team. Logged 11.2 innings and allowed four earned runs in conference pay (3.o9 ERA).

• Went 21-0, amassed 216 strikeouts and posted a 0.58 ERA in 134.2 innings pitched over the course of his prep career.
• As a senior went 12-0 with a 0.90 ERA in 77.2 innings pitched. Allowed only one earned run walked 11 batters and struck 129 batters.
• 2022 Collegiate Baseball Newspaper High School All-American (Second Team)
• Three-time Catholic Central League All Star (2019, 2021, 2022).
• Named the 2022 Catholic Central League Pitcher of the Year, the 2022 MaxPreps Massachusetts Player of the Year, and the 2022 Boston Globe Athlete of the Year.
• Boston Globe All-Scholastic (2021 & 2022) and Boston Herald All-Scholastic (2022).
• Massachusetts Baseball Coaches Association (MBCA) Senior All-Star Game Selection.
• Austin Prep went 25-0 and won the 2022 Massachusetts (MIAA) State Championship.
• Served as the baseball team captain in 2021 and 2022.
• Ranked the No. 1 LHP and the No. 2 overall player in the state of Massachusetts according to Perfect Game.
• The No. 40 ranked LHP in the country according to Perfect Game

• Born in Winchester, Mass.
• Son of Suzanne Blanco.
• Has an older sister, Sophia.
• Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences at UVA