UALR Baseball BIO
6 Ethan Schlechte
2014: Finished the season second on the team in appearances with 20, including eight starts on the mound… Compiled a 2-5 record, 41 strikeouts, compared to just 18 walks and a 4.58 ERA in 53.0 innings… Earned the win in his first start of the year by pitching five innings allowing three runs on four hits while striking out three as UALR beat Creighton 7-4 on Feb. 15… Pitched seven innings and struck out seven to get a no-decision in a 3-1 victory against IPFW on March 1… Went three innings without allowing a hit against UAPB on March 12 to earn his second win of the year… Struck out five batters in a 4.2-inning stint against ULM on March 29… Earned the first save of his career by retiring all five batters he faced as UALR knocked off Texas State 3-0 on May 9.
2013: Appeared in 13 games with 13 starts as a junior in 2013 … Compiled a 4.72 ERA and totaled 44 strikeouts over 68.2 innings of work … Finished the season with a 5-4 record … Held opposing hitters to a .295 batting average … Struck out a season-high six batters on four occasions … Went 2-3 with a 5.88 ERA in five starts during Sun Belt play … Earned his first win of the season after striking out six and surrendering just one run on three hits in 6.0 innings against SIU Edwardsville (Feb. 24) … Improved to 2-0 after giving up two runs (one earned) on five hits in 7.0 innings against Western Illinois (March 3) … Worked 6.0 innings, striking out six while giving up three runs on four hits in UALR’s 13-3 win over ULM (March 31) … Pitched one of the best games of his career in game two of a doubleheader sweep against No. 10-ranked Oklahoma, limiting the Sooners to three runs (two earned) on seven hits over 8.0 innings … Helped UALR clinch a bid to the Sun Belt Tournament by working 8.0 innings against Arkansas State (May 18), allowing just one run on seven hits.
2012: Appeared in 16 games with nine starts as a sophomore, compiling a 3-2 record with a 6.46 ERA over 47.1 innings … Recorded his first win as a Trojan by holding Southeast Missouri to four hits and two runs (one earned) over 4.1 innings … Led UALR to a 7-3 victory over Troy on March 25 to pick up his second victory, limiting the opposition to three hits and one run while establishing season highs for strikeouts (five) and innings pitched (7.2) … Went 2-1 in league play with an 8.84 ERA over seven appearances … Named to the Sun Belt Conference Academic Honor Roll for achieving a grade point average of 3.0 to 3.49.
Prior to UALR: Played one year for head coach Marty Kilgore at Maple Woods CC.
High School: Earned First Team All-District and First Team All-Conference honors in 2009 and 2010 at Windsor HS ... Helped lead the Owls to a conference championship in 2010 ... Played for head coach Jeff Young ... Was also a standout football player, garnering First Team All-District and First-Team All-Conference accolades as a wide receiver and defensive back in 2009 and 2010 ... Member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born Feb. 22, 1992 in Imperial, Mo. ... Son of Doug and JoAnn Schlechte ... Has one brother, Luke ... Undecided on an academic major.