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Former LHS ace Cleavinger named freshman All-American

June 6, 2013

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Former Lawrence High pitcher Garrett Cleavinger, now playing at the University of Oregon, was named to the Louisville Slugger Freshmen All-American Baseball Team.

Cleavinger finished the season with a 9-0 record, two saves and a 1.24 ERA in 37 appearances out of the bullpen for the Ducks. The 6-foot-1, 206-pound lefty allowed just 20 hits in 432⁄3 innings while striking out 57 and walking 24.

Cleavinger matched a school record for lowest opponent batting average (.137), while finishing second all-time in single-season appearances and third in single-season wins. He was dominant in Pac-12 Conference play with a 4-0 record with a 1.77 ERA, while allowing just eight hits and striking out 24 in 201⁄3 innings. Cleavinger also put together a strong Eugene Regional Tournament, allowing no runs in 51⁄3 innings pitched in three appearances. He struck out seven and walked one in the tournament.

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justcause 10 months, 1 week ago

Congratulations Garrett and the entire Cleavinger family!! I am sure that is one proud group, from little brother up to grandpa!!

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Number_1_Grandma 10 months, 1 week ago

Coach Price doesn't recruit LHS kids. Some have gone to KU but through 'walk-on' status and then earned scholarship. FSHS kids on the other hand has been recruited quite a bit by coach Price. I hear because of coaching at LHS...

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cheeseburger 10 months, 1 week ago

Congrats Garrett! Bet pappy J.D. is pretty proud!

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rtwngr 10 months, 1 week ago

Too bad. How did he get away Coach Price?

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