Deck McGuire
6-6, 235
B/R, T/R
Richmond, Va.
(Deep Run)

Mainstay as midweek starter for Tech as a freshman....assumes No. 1 in weekend rotation for sophomore campaign.

2009: Struck out career-high 13 batters over seven scoreless in season-opener 2/20 vs. Lipscomb.

2008: Named to Louisville Slugger’s Freshmen All-American Baseball Team after compiling 8-1 record and a team-leading 3.46 ERA in 78 innings opponents to a .240 batting average....named top prospect in Coastal Plain League by Baseball America.

High School: Four-year letterw-inner for coach Grant Odell at Deep Run High School....Led Deep Run to a pair of Colonial District championships in 2006 and 2007....Player of the Year for the state of Virginia in 2007....Named to the all-state first team in 2006 and 2007....Played in the VHSCA Senior All-Star Game....Holds the Deep Run records for strikeouts in a game (17), season (129) and a career (320)....Also the career record-holder in wins (20), ERA (1.96), home runs (14) and RBI (97)....Hit .471 with five home runs and 31 RBI while going 10-1 on the mound with 129 strikeouts and a 1.35 ERA his senior year at Deep Run....Also a four-year letter-winner for coach Lenny Pritchard as the quarterback of the football team....Helped Deep Run to the 2006 Colonial District and Central Region Championship....Led the team to a 12-1 record and an appearance in the state playoffs his senior year....Tabbed the first-team Colonial District quarterback in back-to-back years....Four-year member of the honor roll.

Personal: William Deck McGuire....Born June 23, 1989....Son of Randy and Evelyn McGuire....Intends to major in management at Tech.