Sophomore Closer Set New Single-Season Saves Record in GW's Sweep of Dayton
Honors: 2015 ABCA All-East Region Second Team ... 2015 NCBWA Stopper of the Year Finalist ... 2015 Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team ... NCAA Saves Statistical Champion
2015: Concluded the regular season as the NCAA saves leader with 17 after setting GW's single-season and career saves (18) marks ... 17 saves also stand as an Atlantic 10 single-season record ... posted a 2.13 ERA and 20 strikeouts across team-high 24 appearances ... carried a streak of 11 consecutive scoreless innings into the season, a run that eventually extended to 18.2 innings before ending in mid-March ... headlined NCBWA Stopper of the Year Watch List before being named a finalist ... Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team and American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) All-East Region Second Team.
2014: Appeared in 14 games as a relief pitcher in debut season ... totaled three victories and one save in 27.0 innings pitched ... totaled 20 strikeouts ... opponents batted .263 against him ... earned victory in first career appearance, pitching one scoreless inning against UMES (Feb. 19) ... earned victory with 3.2 innings of scoreless relief, allowing just two hits with two strikeouts against UMass (April 20) ... also earned win with 3.1 innings of shutout relief, allowing two hits with three strikeouts against Saint Bonaventure (May 17).
High School/Club: Two-year captain and three-year varsity player at Notre Dame High School under head coach Tom Dill ... two-time CIF All-Academic Team ... recipient of Sparky Lee Field Award ... member of National Honor Society, National Society of High School Scholars and National Honor Society of Sports Medicine ... also member of California Scholarship Federation ... graduated cum laude ... competes for Southern California Chicago Cubs Scout Team.
Personal: Born Edward Ellsworth Muhl on 6/20/95 in Santa Monica, CA ... son of Kristin and Phillip ... has younger brother, Tommy ... intended major is Business Administration ... aunt, Kas Allen '88 is a women's basketball alum and is in the GW Athletic Hall of Fame.