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Alex Facundus
Alex Facundus

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Baton Rouge, La.

High School:
Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
11/06/1991

B/T:
R/R


04/11/2013

158 Tulane Student-Athletes Recognized by Conference USA for Their Work in the Classroom

Student-athletes maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or better

04/03/2013

Quotes from Tulane Baseball Against Nicholls State

Jones, Carthon and Cannizaro

02/08/2013

Tulane's Facundus Named to Preseason NCBWA Stopper of the Year Watch List

Junior made 25 appearances out of the bullpen in 2012

02/05/2013

Quotes from Head Coach Rick Jones from Media Day

Team opens the season Thurs., Feb. 15

09/28/2012

Baseball Opens Fall Practice on October 2

Green Wave Eye Return to the NCAA Tournament in 2013

Facundus' Career Honors
Year Honor/Award
2013 NCBWA Preseason Stopper of the Year Watch List
2010 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America
2010 Conference USA All-Freshman Team
2010 Second Team All-Louisiana

2013 (Junior): Did not play due to injury...was named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Preseason Stopper of the Year Watch List.

Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll honors.

2012 (Sophomore): Appeared in 25 games on the mound, all in relief...collected three wins on the season; versus Indiana (2/25), against Alabama (3/4) and versus Brown (3/16)...posted one save on the year; against Siena (2/19-2)...ranked second on the team and seventh in Conference USA in appearances (25)...was second on the squad in saves (one)and games finished (14) and sat fifth in wins (3)...threw more than one inning in nine appearances...didn't walk a batter in 15 outings...stuck out at least one batter in 17 appearances...had 18 scoreless outings...carried a 12-outing scoreless streak that spanned 15 innings from March 18 - April 29...struck out two in a scoreless inning to collect a save versus Siena (2/19)...didn't allow a run and struck out four batters to grab a win over Indiana (2/25) in four and one-thirds innings...threw two and one-thirds scoreless innings and struck out two batters to collect the win versus Alabama (3/4)...didn't allow a run in two outings versus Wichita State (3/9 & 3/11)...threw two innings in the series opener versus the Shockers and tossed two-thirds of an inning in the series finale at WSU...recorded three strikeouts and allowed one run in an inning of work versus Brown (3/16) to collect the win...threw two scoreless innings and struck out three in the series finale with Brown (3/18)...tossed three innings and struck out one against #9 Rice (4/7)...tossed two and one-thirds scoreless innings at UAB (4/13)...made two scoreless appearances at East Carolina (4/28-29), throwing an inning and striking out one in each appearance...struck out two in one inning of work at Houston (5/11) with one run allowed...tossed a scoreless frame against UCF (5/26) at the Conference USA Tournament.

2011(Freshman): Garnered Freshman All-American honors from Collegiate Baseball Magazine...was named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team...earned Second Team All-State honors from the Louisiana Sports Writers Association...collected wins versus Sam Houston State (2/20), twice against George Washington (2/25 and 2/27), at Ole Miss (3/5), at Southern Miss (3/26), at UCF (4/8), versus Memphis (5/6) and at Marshall (5/13)...led the team in wins (8) and appearances (29)...ranked second on the squad in games finished (12)...appeared in 29 games, all in relief...posted 17 scoreless outings...fanned at least one batter in 17 appearances...threw one-plus innings in 21 of relief appearances...appeared on opening night against Sam Houston State (2/18) and allowed one run in two innings of work, striking out three...picked up the win with two-thirds of an inning of scoreless work versus Sam Houston State (2/20) in the series finale...threw two scoreless frames against George Washington on Friday and Sunday (2/25 & 2/27) to collect wins in each outing...collected the win with two and one-thirds innings of scoreless relief work in the second game of a series at Ole Miss (3/5)...tossed a scoreless inning in the series finale at Ole Miss (3/6)...didn't allow a base runner in two clean innings against Wichita State (3/12)...struck out two in one and one-thirds innings of scoreless baseball against Southeastern Louisiana (3/15)...threw two scoreless inning on Saturday (3/19) and one scoreless frame on Sunday (3/20) against New Orleans with one strikeout in each appearance...allowed just two hits in two innings of scoreless relief work at Southern Miss (3/26) to claim the victory...appeared twice against Houston, throwing one scoreless inning on Friday (4/1) and allowing one run in one and one-thirds innings on Sunday (4/3)...fanned three batters in two and two-thirds innings against LSU (3/5)...collected the win with three innings of one-run baseball at UCF (4/8) in the series opener...missed 11 gaems due to injury from April 11-April 30...allowed an unearned run in one and two-thirds innings of work against UAB (5/1)...strung together four consecutive scoreless outings from May 3-May 13, with an inning verssu LSU (5/3), two and one-thirds innings in two appearances against Memphis (5/6 & 5/7) and two-thirds of an inning at Marshall (5/13).

About Alex Facundus

Prep: Lettered three times for head coach Kyle Achord and Catholic High School...helped guide the Bears to a 33-7 overall record and the LHSAA 5A State Championship, which was played at Greer Field/Turchin Stadium...was named a Preseason All-American by Under Armour and TPX as a senior...earned First Team All-District 5 honors during his sophomore and junior seasons...garnered Honorable Mention All-State accolades as a junior...in the classroom, earned First Team All-Academic honors during each of his four years at Catholic High School...played his summer baseball for Bill Hood...helped Bill Hood to the title at the East Cobb Tournament and an appearance in the Connie Mac World Series.

Personal:Born Edward Alexander Facundus on November 6, 1991...the son of Eddy and Melissa Facundus...has two brother, Chris and Nick.

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2013 (Junior): Did not play due to injury...was named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Preseason Stopper of the Year Watch List.

Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll honors.