12 - David Hesslink
David Hesslink
Height: 6-1
Weight: 160
Year: Fr.
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: West Hills
Position: P
Bats/Throws: R/L

2014: Emerged as one of the top pitchers in the NEWMAC in his first year ... NEWMAC Pitcher of the Year … New England Region Rookie of the Year by d3baseball.com … appeared in 10 games with nine starts on the mound … first team All-NEWMAC … second team All-Region by d3baseball.com … NEWMAC and ECAC New England Pitcher of the Week (3/31) … compiled a 7-0 record with a 2.18 ERA … led MIT in wins … second in strikeouts (40) and innings pitched (62.0) … struck out a season-high nine in his collegiate debut against St. Vincent (3/15), allowing one earned run on four hits in five innings to pick up the win … hurled a complete-game shutout at Clark (3/29), allowing just one hit … struck out six and allowed just three hits against Emerson (4/5) with no runs allowed … defeated Wheaton (4/19), allowing a pair of unearned runs over eight innings … gave up three earned runs over seven innings at Springfield (4/28) in the NEWMAC Tournament, striking out four on his way to a victory … won his start at the NCAA Tournament, defeating Tufts (5/16) when he scattered eight hits and allowed three earned runs in six innings while striking out four.

High School: A 2013 graduate of West Hills High School… three-time letterwinner as a pitcher in baseball … league Newcomer of the Year (2013) … all-county first team (2013) … all-state all-star team selection (Team Maryland, 2012) … West Hills Male Student-Athlete of the Year (2013) … Academic League Team Captain … Science Bowl Team Captain/Club Founder … Valedictorian … National Merit Finalist … AP Scholar with Distinction … Math & Engineering Student of the Year.

Club: Played club ball for Mad Dogs Baseball Club and DC Dynasty.