12 - Aric Dama
Aric Dama
Height: 6-1
Weight: 160
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Winfield, Ill.
High School: Wheaton North
Position: P
Major: Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Bats/Throws: R/L

2013: One of MIT’s primary starters … second team All-NEWMAC … shared the team-high with 10 starts … also pitched four times out of the bullpen … finished the year with a 7-3 record with a 2.56 ERA … struck out a team best 55 over 70.1 innings ... second in the NEWMAC in games started and wins … third in innings pitched and strikeouts … finished among the top-10 in the league in games and ERA … picked up the win in the first game of the season against Clark (3/16), giving up just one run in 5.2 innings … blanked Springfield (3/22) over six innings, giving up just one hit while striking out eight … gave up just one earned run in 7.1 innings against Amherst (3/28) while striking out six to earn the win … struck out five in a 2.1-inning relief appearance at WPI (4/6) to pick up a win … threw all nine innings against Coast Guard (4/13), allowing four hits and two runs while striking out eight for the victory … defeated Wheaton (4/22) by not allowing an earned run over seven innings, striking out five … blanked Elms (5/11) over seven innings at the ECAC Tournament, allowing just four hits.

2012: Appeared in 10 games and started nine as a junior... CoSIDA Academic All-District ... Academic All-NEWMAC... led the Engineers to a 4-2 win in the rubber match of a double header against Trinity (3/10) throwing for five strong innings giving up just two runs on five hits striking out seven ... went five and a third allowing two runs while striking out four against a tough Wheaton team (3/17) ... tossed a gem against Coast Guard (3/30) going eight and two thirds striking out eight giving up just one run on five hits in a 2-1 win... struck out seven against WPI (4/21) in seven innings surrendering only a single run ... had a 3.04 ERA for the season striking out 43 and only giving up 19 runs.

2011: One of the top starting pitchers in the NEWMAC... NEWMAC Pitcher of the Year ... first team All-NEWMAC ... CoSIDA Academic All-District ... Academic All-NEWMAC ... led the team with 10 starts, 62.1 innings pitched and 55 strikeouts ... led the NEWMAC in Ks ... shared the team lead with five wins ... picked up the win in his first outing of the season with five innings of one-hit ball with five strikeouts against Trinity (3/14) ... tossed six scoreless innings to pick up the win against Wheaton (3/19) ... one hit in six innings with 7Ks against Coast Guard (4/3) ... struck out a season-high eight in seven innings at Springfield (4/9) ... six shutout innings with five strikeouts at Clark (4/16) ... picked up the save at Babson (4/20) by striking out two in his one inning of work.

Off The Diamond at MIT: Majoring in computer science and electrical engineering with a minor in economics ... internships with Motorola Mobility Inc. and RBM Technologies ... member of Kappa Sigma.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Wheaton North High School.