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Seth Romero
Seth  Romero

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
West Columbia, Texas

High School:
Columbia

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 240

Position:
LHP

Experience:
2L


HONORS & AWARDS
2017 American Pitcher of the Week (March 6)
2017 Kleberg Bank College Classic All-Tournament Team
2017 American Pitcher of the Week (Feb. 20)
2017 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award Preseason Watch List
2017 D1Baseball Preseason Third Team All-American
2017 Baseball America Preseason Second Team All-American
2017 Baseball America Top College Prospect (10)
2017 American Preseason Team
2017 Collegiate Baseball Preseason Second Team All-American
2016 ABCA All-Region First Team
2016 Second Team All-American Conference (P)
2016 National Pitcher of the Year Watch List
2016 National Pitcher of the Month -NCBWA (March)
2016 National Pitcher of the Week -NCBWA (March 22)
2016 American Pitcher of the Week (March 21)
2016 American Weekly Honor Roll (March 7)
2016 Preseason Second Team Perfect Game All-American
2016 The American Preseason Team
2015 Perfect Game Freshman All-American First Team
2015 D1Baseball.com Freshman All-American First Team
2015 Baseball America Freshman All-American First Team
2015 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American
2015 NCAA Houston Regional All-Tournament Team
2015 American Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year
2015 Second Team All-American Conference (P)
2015 Silver Glove Series MVP
2015 American Pitcher of the Week (April 27)
2015 American Weekly Honor Roll (March 23)





































JUNIOR (2017)
Made 10 appearances, seven of which were starts before being dismissed from the team on May 10…Was 4-5 on the year and owned a 3.51 ERA…Struck out 85 in 48.2 innings…Opened the year with 10+ strikeouts in his first five starts and six in his first seven starts…Had a career-high 14 strikeouts at UCF (March 31)…Earned a win in the season opener vs. Wake Forest (Feb. 17)…Struck out 10 and earned a win in 8.0 innings vs. 2017 World Series participant Cal State Fullerton (March 3)…Made three relief appearances and earned a win in one of those, striking out five in 1.2 innings vs. UConn (May 5)...Drafted in the First Round of the MLB Draft at No. 25 overall to the Washington Nationals…Became Houston’s fourth First Rounder in program history and first since Brad Lincoln in 2006.

SOPHOMORE (2016)
Named to the American Athletic Conference Second Team...Led Houston for the second straight year with a 2.29 ERA...Made 15 appearances with 13 starts and finished with a 6-4 record...Led the Cougars with 113 strikeouts in 94.1 innings logged...Pitched two complete games and was part of one combined shutout...Held opponents to a .186 average...Earned wins in his first four starts (Baylor, at Alabama, Grand Canyon, George Washington)...Pitched his first career 9.0-inning complete game in a win over Grand Canyon (March 19)...Struck out 11 in a win at Alabama (March 12) and followed it up with a season-high 13 strikeout effort vs. GCU...Named the NCBWA National Pitcher of the Month for May after owning a 0.58 ERA in five appearances and four starts...Broke the American Championship record with his 11 strikeouts in a single game vs. Tulane (May 26)...Went at least 7.0 innings in seven of his 13 starts and fanned at least four in every start...Tossed his second complete game in a win at Cincinnati (May 13).

FRESHMAN (2015)
Named a DIBaseball.com, Baseball America and Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American...Tabbed American Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year and a Second Team All-Conference selection as a true freshman...Led the conference with a 1.94 ERA...Became sixth Cougar ever to lead the league in ERA...Finished year with a 7-4 record and seven saves to rank in the league's Top 5...Appeared in 22 games with eight starts...Threw one complete game in a 7.0-inning run-rule of East Carolina (May 10)...Struck out 94 in 83.1 innings...Broke Houston freshman record with 9.94 strikeouts per nine innings...Held opposing hitters to a .201 average... Lasted at least 6.0 innings and struck out at least six in seven of his eight starts...Fanned a career-high nine, twice, vs. Rice (March 17) and at USF (April 26)...For his nine-strikeout performance and win in his first career start vs. Rice, he was tabbed the Silver Glove Series MVP....Earned his first career win in a 5.1-inning relief performance vs. Hawaii on March 8 at the Houston College Classic at Minute Maid Park...Tallied first career save in the second game of the season, after tossing 4.0 shutout innings out of the bullpen vs. Minnesota on Feb. 14...Notched a win and save in a road series victory at USF en route to being named the league's Pitcher of the Week...Finished the season with one of the most dominating NCAA postseason performances in program history, tossing a no-hitter into the eighth inning vs. Louisiana-Lafayette...Tossed 1-hitter in 8.0 innings, while fanning eight vs. Ragin' Cajuns...For that, was named to the NCAA Houston Regional All-Tournament Team...Helped Cougars to an American Athletic Conference title, their second consecutive 40-win season and to a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament... Was part of a pitching staff that ranked first in the conference with a 2.89 ERA.

HIGH SCHOOL
Was a four-year letterwinner for the West Columbia Roughnecks under head coach Jeff Shank...Helped team to a District Championship in 2014 and three straight Bi-District Championships...Named First Team All-State his senior season after compiling seven wins and a 1.35 ERA, while totaling 131 strikeouts 62.0 innings

PERSONAL
Full name is Seth Daniel Romero...From West Columbia, Texas...Born April 19, 1996...Son of Monica and Jim Romero...Has two sisters, Katelyn and Lindsy...Enjoys fishing...Majoring in health.

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