27 Chance Chapman
27 - Chance Chapman
Height: 6-4
Weight: 200
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Paso Robles, Calif.
Previous College: Cuesta College
Position: RHP
Previous School: Templeton HS

2006 Notes:
Earned Mid-Con first

team honors after going 5-1 with a 1.55 ERA ... Struck out 36 batters in 46.1

innings ... Had six strikeouts against Arkansas on May 2 and Southern Utah on May

12 ... Out of 15 appearances, he had 9 multi-strikeout games ... Saw most of his

action in relief but made the most of his four starts going 3-0 ... Had a stretch

of 12.1 innings without allowing a run (March 25-April 12) ... Earned his first

win against Texas-Arlington on March 28, pitching 3.1 innings of relief ... Made

his first start in mid-week action against Wichita State ... pitched seven

complete innings while only giving up three hits and striking out five batters

... Had his season-low 1.16 ERA after picking up a win against Arkansas on May 2

... Garnered Mid-Con Conference Pitcher of the Week after picking up a pair of

wins in two starts ... Pitched seven innings in a start at in-state rival

Oklahoma State on May 16 ... Earned his fourth win while only giving up one

earned-run with three hits ... retired 14 of the last 15 batters he faced before

being relieved ... Started the second game of a double-header with conference foe

Oakland on May 21 ... did not allow a run in five innings of work while only

surrendering two base runs and struck out four.

Before ORU:
Spent previous three

seasons at Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo, Calif. ... made 13 starts as a

sophomore in 2005, going 6-5 with a 3.71 ERA ... earned 2nd-team

All-Western State Conference honors ... pitched 87.1 innings, striking out 76

while walking 25 ... allowed just 67 hits ... missed the 2004 season due to injury

... was a teammate at Cuesta of current Golden Eagle catcher Brian Aguailar ...

appeared in five games as a freshman in 2003, posting a 2-1 record and 4.03 ERA

... pitched 22.1 innings, striking out 11 and walking 13 ... coached at Cuesta

by former ORU assistant Bob Miller.

High School:
2002 graduate of

Templeton High School in Templeton, CA ... three-time all-league selection at

THS ... first-team all-county as a senior ... owned a 30-7 career record in

high school and set the Templeton High record with 15 strikeouts in one game.

Full name is Chance

David Chapman ... son of Dan and Susan Marple and Dave Chapman ... Recreation

Administration major ... also recruited by Hawaii, UNLV, USC and Tennessee ...

step-father Dan Marple played baseball at Cal-Poly and professionally in the

Detroit, Oakland and Baltimore organizations ... born Feb. 27, 1984.