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    Chase Wellbrock

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Brenham, Texas

    High School:
    Brenham

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 200

    Position:
    RHP

    Experience:
    3L

    B-T:
    L-R

    Chase Wellbrock

    09/16/2014

    Baseball to Begin Fall Practice Wednesday

    Fall practice will run from Sept. 17 to Oct. 31 at Cougar Field

    09/03/2014

    MiLB Season Recap: Cougars in the Pros

    Cougars wrap up season in Minor League Baseball

    07/01/2014

    SEASON RECAP: 2014 Houston Baseball

    Cougars wrap up 2014 ranked No. 11 in the nation

    06/23/2014

    FEATURE: Partners in the Pen

    Senior pitching duo of Chase Wellbrock and Tyler Ford excelled as leaders for the Cougars

    06/15/2014

    Senior Baseball Trio Named to All-Region Team

    Wellbrock, Grayson, Ford continue to receive postseason honors

    Wellbrock-WEB SENIOR (2014)
    Finished his Houston career as the program's all-time saves leader with 24...Tallied a season-high 12 saves in 2014...Was honored as a First Team All-Central Region honoree...Was named to the NCBWA Stopper of the Year Watch List...Played an instrumental role in Houston's pitching success, tallying a 5-0 record and a 1.17 ERA...Was 4-0 with three saves and a 0.96 ERA in league games...For that, was named to the American Athletic Conference Second Team...Finished second on the team with 23 appearances and logged 46.1 innings...Struck out 37 and walked just five, three of which were intentional...

    HONORS & AWARDS
    2014 The American All-Academic Team
    2014 ABCA/Rawlings First Team All-Central Region (RP)
    2014 Second Team All-American Conference (RHP)
    2014 Houston Male Cougar of the Year
    2014 NCBWA Stopper of the Year Watch List
    2014 CollegeSportsMadness Preseason All-American Athletic Conference Second Team
    2013 Commissioner's Honor Roll
    2012 Team Academic MVP
    2012 Commissioner's Honor Roll
    2011 Commissioner's Honor Roll
    Joins senior Tyler Ford, owning the program's best ERA in a senior season, passing Rayner Noble's 1.31 ERA...Held opposing hitters to a .233 average...Struck out five in 2.0 innings vs. Nicholls State (Feb. 14) for save No. 1 of the year...Fanned four in 3.1 shutout innings vs. UCF (May 4)...Didn't allow an earned run in his first 12 appearances out of the pen, totaling 21.1 innings...Became the first Cougar to record back-to-back seasons with 10 or more saves (12 - 2014, 11 - 2013)...Earned saves in his first four appearances...Made three relief appearances during NCAA postseason play...Earned the win in a 5.0-inning, one-run, three-hit gem at LSU (June 1) in a come-from-behind, extra-inning victory to force a deciding game in the Baton Rouge Regional...Allowed just four runs in his final 10 appearances of his Cougar career...Pitched 2.0 hitless frames with two strikeouts at Texas (June 7) in the Austin Super Regional in his final appearance in Red and White...Helped Houston to a 48-win season, an American Conference tournament title, Regional Championship and appearance in an NCAA Super Regional for the first time since 2003... Drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 33rd round at No. 984

    JUNIOR (2013)
    Produced an impressive junior season out of the bullpen for Houston...Tallied a team-best 11 saves to finish among the Top 5 in the league...Finished with 25 appearances for eighth-best in C-USA and lead the team...In 42.1 innings, struck out 37... Held opposing hitters to a .247 average...Finished with a 3.40 ERA and 0-1 record...Pitched in a combined shutout at Memphis...Held a 2.12 ERA in 16 appearances with eight saves in C-USA play...Struck out 12 in 17.0 innings...Became the first Cougar since Donnie Joseph in 2009 to record double-digit saves in a single-season...Recorded first save of the year in a 4.0-inning, three-strikeout gem vs. No. 30 Texas A&M at the College Classic (March 1)...Went on to record a save vs. Texas in a 3.2 inning effort...Had a save in every league series, but one...Recorded two saves in a series win vs. Southern Miss (May 16-17) and at Tulane (May 4-5)...Notched a 2.0-inning save vs. Rice (April 19)...Pitched a season-long 5.2 innings in relief at Texas State...Struck out a career-best seven in that effort...Struck out five in a 3.0-inning effort vs. Louisiana, holding the nation's leading slugging team to just one hit...Walked just six hitters all season, and only one coming in C-USA play...Didn't allow an earned run in his last 10 appearances

    SOPHOMORE (2012)
    Made 16 appearances out of the bullpen for Houston...Finished the year at 3-2, tying for most wins on the team...Recorded a 4.50 ERA...Tossed 36.0 innings...Fanned 25...Pitched a career-long 7.0 innings in relief in a win over Lamar (April 10); allowed just five hits, no runs, while striking out a season-high four...Also pitched 6.1 innings in relief vs. Marshall (April 22)...Earned a win in the series opener vs. Delaware (Feb. 18); tossing 0.1 innings in a come-from-behind win for Houston...Picked up his first career save in the C-USA Championship vs. Memphis (May 25); tossed 2.2 innings, allowing one hit and no runs with three strikeouts

    FRESHMAN (2011)
    In his first career start, pitched six innings and allowed two runs with six strikeouts against Stephen F. Austin (Feb. 22)...Pitched four innings of relief against Ole Miss, allowing two runs off four hits (Feb. 27)...In his second start, pitched two innings, allowing four runs on five hits with two strikeouts against Texas A&M (March 6)...Pitched one scoreless inning against Texas Southern and had two strikeouts (March 9)...Allowed one run to scored on one hit against Texas State (March 12)...Pitched 2.2 innings of relief, allowing one run on two hits with two strikeouts against the Bobcats (March 13)...Pitched 0.2 innings of relief against Kent State (March 20)...At starter, pitched 2.1 innings, allowing four runs on eight hits against Rice (March 23)...Turned in 1.1 innings of relief against UAB, allowing two runs on two hits with four strikeouts (April 8)...Pitched 2.1 scoreless innings of relief, allowing no hits with four strikeouts against Marshall (April 15)...Pitched one scoreless inning of relief against Each Carolina (April 21)...C-USA Championship: Pitched one scoreless inning against Tulane (May 27)

    BRENHAM HIGH SCHOOL
    Played under head coach Jim Long...Senior (2010): All-State selection...4A Player of the Year...All-Brazos Valley team...All Greater Houston team selection...All-District selection...UIL State Tournament MVP...Max Preps All-American...Junior (2009): All-State honoree...All-Brazos Valley team member...All Greater Houston selection...Max Preps All-American...Sophomore (2008): Max Preps All-American...Also played football...Academic All-District recipient...Boys State nominee...Named to the Distinguished Honor Roll

    PERSONAL
    Full name is Chase Randall Wellbrock...Born Jan. 6, 1992 in Bellville, Texas...Son of Kenny and Sandy Wellbrock...Father and brother both played baseball...Hobbies include hunting, fishing, welding and spending time with friends...Majoring in kinesiology

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