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Daniel Hegarty

Position LHP
Height 6'2"
Weight 220 lbs.
B/T L/L
Class R-Junior
Hometown Leawood, Kan.
High School Blue Valley HS

2020 (SHORTENED SEASON DUE TO CORONAVIRUS)

  • Appeared in eight games out of the bullpen, pitching 10 innings with a 1.80 ERA and a 1-1 record
  • Made season debut at Belmont (2/15), finishing with one and 1/3 innings pitched with one strikeout for lone victory of the season
  • Tallied a season-high two strikeouts at Charleston Southern (2/23) and at Iowa (3/10)
  • Finished with a season-best two innings vs. Ball State (2/29)

2019 (SOPHOMORE)

  • Appeared in 23 games in relief
  • Pitched 22 and 2/3 innings with 23 strikeouts
  • Made season debut tossing three innings of relief at USC Upstate (2/18)
  • Career-high seven strikeouts vs. Texas Southern (2/23)
  • Recorded a save against the Tigers (2/23)
  • Struck out four batters against Oklahoma State (4/12)
  • Hurled two innings of scoreless relief against West Virginia (4/22) in the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship

2018 (FRESHMAN)

  • Appeared in 15 games of relief
  • Pitched 16 and 2/3 innings with 14 strikeouts
  • Made career debut against Northwestern (2/24)
  • Tossed a scoreless inning of relief at then-No. 4 Florida State (3/6)
  • Then-career-high three strikeouts in a personal-best two innings pitched at Texas (3/16)
  • Tossed a scoreless inning against Morehead State (3/31)
  • Personal-best four K’s against West Virginia (5/4)

BLUE VALLEY HS

  • Played for head coach Tony Scardino at Blue Valley High School
  • Two-time regional champion
  • Placed third at 2016 state championship before taking home the crown in 2017
  • Two-time all-state and two-time All-Eastern Kansas League First Team honoree
  • Posted a 1.92 ERA with a record of 6-3 en route to those honors

PERSONAL

  • Born in Shawnee Mission, Kansas
  • Son of David and Sarah Hegarty
  • Has one sister, Megan
  • Grandfather, Leo Rasmussen, played baseball at Iowa State
  • His aunt, Anne Schmidling, and uncle, James Hegarty, golfed at Kansas State
  • Eight relatives, including his parents, are KU alums
  • Plans to major in sport management