Sharks Press Release
Wilmington, N.C. – The Wilmington Sharks announced today the signing of three Presbyterian College (SC) Blue Hose hurlers for the 2013 season. Left-hander Beau Dees and right-handers Chad White and Bud Jeter will be in their first season with the Coastal Plain League and look to add a lot of depth to the Sharks pitching staff.
Jeter, a 6-3, 195-pound junior, from Columbia, S.C. had a strong 2013 season for the Blue Hose. The right-hander started 14 games for Presbyterian this spring as he finished with five wins.
He threw 106 innings which led the Big South Conference, striking out 84 batters with an ERA of 2.89, the second lowest on the Blue Hose pitching staff and the tenth lowest ERA in the Big South Conference. Against High Point earlier in the spring Jeter threw a complete game giving up one run on six hits while fanning 13 High Point hitters.
In 2012, Jeter also found a spot in the starting rotation as he picked up three wins on 11 starts and finished with 68.1 innings pitched and 39 strike outs.
Dees, a 6-0, 176-pound sophomore from Blenheim, S.C. finished the spring with a five wins for Presbyterian. He threw 91.1 innings striking out 56, while having the third lowest ERA on the team (3.05). He gave up the least amount of hits (79) among the Blue Hose starters. He only surrendered four home runs on the year and held opposing hitters to hitting just .243 against him.
As a freshman in 2012, Dees came right into the Blue Hose program and found a spot on the starting pitching rotation. He started 10 games picked up three wins holding opposing hitters to a .289 average. He threw 81.2 innings striking out 45 opposing hitters.
White, the 6-1, 195-pound right-hander from Suwanee, Ga. has not pitched in 2013. In his 2012 campaign, White threw 29.2 innings striking out 13, while getting two wins on four starts for the Blue Hose. In the 2012 season, White threw 6 innings vs. N.C. Central striking out four and picked up the win for the Blue Hose.
In 2011, he threw 27 innings surrendering 12 walks and appeared in 17 games for Presbyterian. In his last seven appearances in 2011, White did not allow an earned run on the hill.