Annual GW Commencement on National Mall Punctuates Collegiate Experience
Colonials Open Season With Seven Straight Road Games; Return Home March 1
Beightol Carries Eight-Game Hit Streak Into Final Weekend
Colonials Close Season at UMass, Thurs-Sat
2012: Reliable mid-week starter for the Colonials in debut season ... appeared in 15 total games with nine starts ... pitched to 4-4 record with 4.50 ERA ... tied for second on team with four wins ... pitched 54.0 innings ... earned win and threw seven shutout innings while yielding just one hit with four strikeouts against Towson (April 3) ... also earned win against Towson on March 14 ... earned no decision after allowing just one earned run with six strikeouts in six strong innings at UMBC (March 28)... appeared in three A-10 games as a reliever, allowing just one earned run and four hits in 4.1 total innings.
High School: First-team all-state, first-team all-conference, and conference Player of the Year as a senior at The Steward School...first-team all-metro by Richmond Times-Dispatch as a senior...team MVP as a sophomore, junior, and senior...first-team all-conference pick five times...#23 high school prospect in Virginia by Perfect Game...had a 6-2 record, 0.61 ERA, and 82 strikeouts in 46.0 innings pitched as a junior...led his team in strikeouts as a sophomore and junior...first-team all-state as a junior...second-team all-state as a sophomore...team Cy Young Award winner as a freshman...lettered five times in baseball at The Steward School, where he was coached by Bruce Secrest.
Personal: Born Jerry Thomas Wauford on 10/15/90 in Chesterfield, VA ... son of Mark and Lillie Wauford ... has two siblings, Jonathan and Emily ... sister Emily ran cross country for Notre Dame (2005-09).