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Justin Slaten


Right-handed Pitcher




200 lbs.




Longview, Texas

Previous School

Hallsville HS

SOPHOMORE (2018): Recorded 62 strikeouts (second most on the team) in 15 appearances (14 starts) … Recorded first win of the season against Central Michigan, going 7.0 scoreless innings with eight strikeouts and no runs … Finished with a 7.02 ERA in 66.2 innings pitched (second most on the team).

FRESHMAN (2017): Had a strong freshman campaign with a 2-2 record, a 3.74 ERA and 27 strikeouts in 23 appearances (tied for a team-high) and 33.2 innings pitched … Held batters to a .282 average … Made collegiate debut against Binghamton on Feb. 19 – tossing two scoreless innings … Collected his first collegiate win at Air Force on March 4, going 4.2 innings and giving up one run with five strikeouts.

PERSONAL: Born Sept. 15, 1997 … Helped Hallsville High School (Texas) to a Class 5A regional quarterfinal appearance in 2016, a regional semifinal appearance in 2015 and a state tournament appearance in 2014 … As a senior he went 6-5 with three saves and a 1.49 ERA to go along with 105 strikeouts and only 18 walks in 75 innings.