Appeared in 16 games with his lone start of the season against Cal State Fullerton... Tossed a career-best 4.1 innings of two-hit relief with a personal-high four strikeouts against Texas Tech at the Minute Maid Park College Classic... Earned his first career save after holding Saint Louis to only on hit in 1.2 shutout innings during the middle game of that series... Struck out a career-best five and earned his first career win in 2.2 shutout innings of relief against Cincinnati in the middle game of that series... Threw two shutout innings of relief against Sam Houston State.
Appeared in eight games, all out of the bullpen... Made his collegiate pitching debut against Baylor at the Minute Maid Park Classic... Recorded his first collegiate strikeout at Baylor in relief... Threw one inning of perfect relief at Rice in Game Four of the Silver Glove Series... Threw a career-best 2.2 innings of relief at Southern Miss in the series opener. NCAA Regional at College Station: Tossed two key shutout innings of relief against Texas A&M during the championship game... Allowed only one Aggie hit and walk with a strikeout in a key situation.
BAY CITY HIGH SCHOOL
Lettered for head coach Robert Rayos at Bay City High School... Helped lead team to 23-6 record and the fourth round of the state playoffs as a senior... One of the most award-winning players on the Bay City team as a pitcher and infielder... Honored as a All-District 24-4A First-Team honoree and was named the All-County Defensive Player by the Matagorda Advocate... Was a member of the All-Area Second Team as chosen by the Victoria Advocate.... Among pitchers with at least seven decisions, finished second on the staff with a .625 winning percentage on the mound... Did not lose consecutive starts throughout his senior season.
Full name is Justin Reid Vaclavik... Born on May 27, 1984, in Bay City, Texas... Son of John and Debbie Vaclavik... Majoring in sociology... Was also recruited by Texas, Rice, Texas State, Texas A&M, Tulane and Baylor.