Charlotte Baseball BIO
24 Joe Yermal

At Charlotte - 2012: Finished as the all-time leader in games started (54) and second all-time with 30 games won after leading the 49ers with a 3.48 earned run average... Became sixth player in team history to pitch 300 innings in a Charlotte uniform, finishing with 317.2 innings pitched... Also finished 12th on the all-time program list for fewest walks per nine innings (2.29) and 15th in career strikeouts, with 171... Also led team with three conference wins, and the team low of a 4.04 ERA among starters in league games.... Received a decision in 11 of his 13 season starts... Athletic Director's List (fall).

2011: Appeared in 12 games, starting 10 times... Team was 9-3 in games which he appeared... Garnered win at NCAA Tournament participant Dallas Baptist in regular-season finale on May 21... Tossed eight innings twice during the season, including eight shutout innings at home against Richmond on May 7... That was his first career start (38th) without allowing a run to score... He did not get a decision in the game, with Charlotte winning in 10th 1-0 (his only start without a decision in 2011)... Did not allow an earned run in six appearances, including four starts... Had best strikeout-to-walk ratio of career (3-to-1) with 42 strikeouts and 14 walks in 61.2 innings... Tied for fourth for most career wins (24) and tied for fifth with most career starts (41) in program history... Starts the season 10th in innings pitched (245.1) and 11th in career earned run average (3.71) at Charlotte... (Athletic Director's List (fall, '11).

2010: Redshirted... Made three starts, winning two of the three (not earning a decision in the third start) before injury cut his season short... Athletic Director's List (Fall and Spring).

2009: Second-Team All-Atlantic 10... Led team with 83.2 innings pitched, 14 games started and eight wins... Pitched just one-third of an inning less than freshman campaign... Tossed the third complete game of his career, a nine-inning effort on 88 pitches to defeat Columbia on Mar. 7... Allowed a run in all 14 appearances and a double in all but two outings, though did not allow an earned run in three appearances (three of last seven)... Recorded at least one strikeout in all 14 season appearances, at least two in nine outings and at least four in five starts... Set season-high with seven strikeouts in eight-inning effort in 13-2 win at St. Bonaventure on May 14... His season-low of three hits allowed occurred in same game... Did not allow a walk in four games pitched... Got a decision in 11 of 14 games pitched... Team was 3-0 in three games in which he did not earn a decision... Allowed five home runs in each of first two seasons... Eight wins matched total from 2008, leading team both seasons at Charlotte, putting him on pace to tie Charlotte's career wins record (32)... Dean's List (spring).

2008: Louisville Slugger Collegiate Baseball News Freshman All-American, All-Ping!Baseball First Team All-Rookie Pitcher, Second Team All-Atlantic 10, Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team
Second in conference and tops on team with eight wins... Made 16 appearances and 14 starts... Did not allow allow a run in two relief appearances... Allowed at least one run in all 14 starts... Struck out at least batter in all but last appearance... Earned win in first career start, lasting five innings and allowing two runs, one earned, and six hits with two strikeouts and one walk in a 7-3 road win at USC Upstate on Feb. 27... Tossed 1.2 scoreless innings at No. 7 South Carolina, striking out three and allowing two hits... Lasted six or more innings in eight of 14 starts... Tossed first career complete game, allowing six hits and two earned runs with three strikeouts and one walk in a 6-2 road win at Temple on April 4... Pair of complete games led team... Became first freshman in program history to start an NCAA postseason game, getting the nod in Charlotte's opening game in Raleigh against South Carolina on May 30...

39th Round Draft Pick of Baltimore Orioles in 2007 MLB Amateur Draft

At McDonogh - Earned Gatorade and Louisville Slugger Player of the Year awards for the state of Maryland... Finished 3-3 as a pitcher with a 2.04 ERA, and belted six home runs with a .436 batting average... Earned MIAA All-Conference and scored over 1,000 career points in basketball... Member of Mt. Royal AAU Team, associated with Team Melo and NBA star Carmelo Anthony, which won the 16U United States National Championship.

Personal - Parents are Patty and Leonard Yermal... Father played college basketball... Major is English... Born August 27.


Year era w-l app gs cg sho sv ip h r er bb so
2008.... 4.39 8-2 16 14 2 0/0 0 84.0 87 49 41 20 44
2009.... 3.01 8-3 14 14 1 0/0 0 83.2 82 42 28 22 37
2010.... 6.19 2-0 3 3 0 0/0 0 16.0 23 14 11 7 8
2011.... 3.06 6-3 12 10 0 0/2 0 61.2 52 28 21 14 42
2012.... 3.48 6-5 13 13 0 0/2 0 72.1 74 31 28 18 40
TOTAL... 3.65 30-13 58 54 3 0/4 0 317.2 318 164 129 81 171
Innings pitched: 9.0, at Temple Owls, Apr 04, 2008 ; at Massachusetts, Apr 18, 2008 ; Columbia, Mar 07, 2009
Walks allowed: 4, Buffalo, 02/26/10 ; at Fordham Rams, May 02, 2008
Strikeouts: 7, at St. Bonaventure, May 14, 2009
Batters faced: 37, La Salle Explorers, May 01, 2009
Putouts: 2, Fordham, Mar 21, 2009
Assists: 3, 5 times
Most games started: 1st (54)
Most wins: 2nd (30)
Fewest walks allowed/9 inn game: 6th (2.29)
Most innings pitched: 6th (317.2)
Lowest earned run avg.: 9th (3.65)
Lowest opponent batting avg.: 15th (.262)
Most strikeouts: 15th (171)
Most appearances: t-22nd (58)

Lowest opponent batting avg.: 12th (.230 in 2011)

Fewest walks allowed/9 inn game: 13th (2.04 in 2011)
Fewest walks allowed/9 inn game: 16th (2.14 in 2008)
Most wins: t-16th (8 in 2009)
Most wins: t-16th (8 in 2008)
Lowest earned run avg.: 19th (3.01 in 2009)
Fewest walks allowed/9 inn game: 19th (2.24 in 2012)
Lowest earned run avg.: 22nd (3.06 in 2011)
Fewest walks allowed/9 inn game: 22nd (2.37 in 2009)
Most games started: t-28th (14 in 2008)
Most games started: t-28th (14 in 2009)
Lowest opponent batting avg.: 29th (.255 in 2009)
Most wins: t-32nd (6 in 2012)
Most wins: t-32nd (6 in 2011)
Lowest earned run avg.: 33rd (3.48 in 2012)
Most games started: t-36th (13 in 2012)

Lowest opponent batting avg.: 48th (.268 in 2008)
Most innings pitched: 48th (84.0 in 2008)
Lowest opponent batting avg.: 49th (.271 in 2012)
Most innings pitched: 49th (83.2 in 2009)

Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 240
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Bel Air, Md.
High School: McDonogh
Experience: 3 Years