|19 Sean Bouthilette
- SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll (2009)
Talented right-handed pitcher functioned as a mid-week starter and reliever in 2009 ... Started UK's second game of the year against James Madison in 2009, going five shutout innings innings with only two hits allowed ... Was one of the top pitching prospects in Kentucky out of high school ... After throwing 17.1 innings with nine games and five starts as a freshman, has the ability to fill more innings in 2010.
Played on the same summer league team as UK teammates Chase Greene, Braden Kapteyn and Cory Farris, the Amsterdam Mohawks of the New York Collegiate Baseball League ... The UK foursome helped lead Amsterdam to the league title ... Started nine games during the summer, posting a 4-3 record and a 2.02 ERA, hurling 49 innings with two complete games ... Struck out 42 with only 14 walks, allowing opponents to hit for a .208 average, with only 37 hits allowed and 11 earned runs.
Started the season strong, getting the starting assignment in UK's second game of the year against James Madison ... Tossed five shutout innings in his first collegiate start, allowing only two hits, striking out three and issuing just one walk ... Allowed four or more runs in his next four starts, suffering a loss to Evansville ... Best relief outing of the year came in a pressure-packed road situation at New Orleans when he tossed the final 1.1 innings of the game, striking out two ... In his win at New Orleans, he had to pitch with limited assistance from a depleted bullpen ... Pitched in two SEC games, going a combined 1.1 innings, tossing a scoreless frame at Ole Miss and getting one out at Florida ... Battled injury in 2009, limiting his effectiveness after the first weekend.
One of the top right-handed pitchers in the state, earned first-team all-state, as a senior and second-team all-state as a junior ... As a senior, posted a 1.07 ERA and an 8-2 record, striking out 84 in 65.1 innings, walking just 22, while saving three games ... As a junior on the mound, posted a 0.43 ERA in 65.1 innings of action, striking out 111 and notching a 10-2 record ... During his junior season, earned all-district, all-region, and second-team all-state honors ... As a sophomore, earned a 1.89 ERA, an 8-2 record, striking out 56 in 56 innings, walking only four and saving four games ... On the mound as a freshman for Elizabethtown, posted a 4-2 record, a 2.98 ERA, striking out 40 in 40 innings, saving six games ... Four-year letterman for coach Don Pitts at Elizabethtown High School ... A standout two-way player in high school, hit .346 with 11 doubles, three homers and 18 RBI, stealing 29 bases as a senior ... Stole 82 bases during his three years as a position player ... Helped lead team to the district championship as a senior, junior and freshman ... A four-year letterwinner in basketball, as well as running cross country sophomore year ... Led basketball team to a district runner up finish as a senior.
Full name is Sean Patrick Bouthilette ... Son of Brian and Shauneen Bouthilette ... Born September 17, 1989 in Northampton, Mass. ... Has a younger brother, Beau (17).