Hometown: Myakka City, Fla.
Previous School: University of Central Florida
Major: Criminal Justice
As a Senior: Appeared in 17 contests while pitching a total of 30.1 innings in relief…Had an ERA of 3.56 while holding opponents to a batting average of .243…Struck out a total of 29 batters…Was second on the team in saves with six…Did not allow a run in five appearances and 9.1 innings (2/4-2/24)…Earned his first save of his senior campaign by pitching three scoreless innings against Bentley (2/04) while only allowing two hits and striking out two batters…Received his second save with a similar stat-line against Georgia College (2/10), going 3.0 strong innings with no runs, one hit, and two strikeouts…Picked up his third save against Stillman by going 2.0 innings without allowing a run…Received his first win of the year against then No. 5 Seton Hill…Recorded a win against Franklin Pierce, going 1.2 innings without allowing a run…Earned his sixth save against conference foe Saint Leo (3/23)…Picked up a win against conference opponent Rollins (3/31)…Pitched 6.2 consecutive scoreless innings in three separate contests (4/14-4/27)…Struck out a season-high five batters against Palm Beach Atlantic (4/20)…Picked up his fourth win against SSC opponent Eckerd, working 2.2 innings while striking out two batters…Appeared in NCAA South Regional against Stillman (5.17), while striking out four batters in 1.2 innings on the mound.
As a Junior (2011): SSC Pitcher of the Week (2/28)… Received a medical redshirt…Tallied 25.2 innings through four starts and five total appearances…Registered 34 strikeouts while walking 13…Posted nine strikeouts against Rockhurst (3/5)…Pitched six shutout innings with seven strikeouts against Valdosta State (2/26)…Ended the season with a 3-0 record and a 1.40 ERA.
As a Junior (2010): Accumulated a 0.76 ERA in 15 appearances as a Spartan…Struck out 24 batters in 23.2 innings pitched…Allowed only two earned runs on the season after facing 81 batters…Recorded a team-high 10 saves…Had at least one strikeout in 12 of his 15 appearances…Pitched four perfect innings in his first three appearances…Had a season-high four strikeouts in 3.0 innings versus Lynn (3/20)…Recorded his first save with Tampa against Nova Southeastern (3/14)…Struck out the only three batters he faced in a game versus Nebraska-Omaha (3/16).
As a Sophomore (UCF): Attended the University of Central Florida where he hit above .370 for the second-straight year, going .375 with a double, triple and homer...Drove in seven and scored five runs...On the mound, went 1-1 in two starts and 19 appearances...Struck out 29 in 43.0 innings of work...Grabbed first collegiate save by pitching the final 4.0 innings versus Virginia Commonwealth (2/20), striking out three and not walking a batter...Had a base hit as the DH vs. VCU (2/23)...Struck out two in 2.2 relief innings at LSU (2/27)...Made his first start in the outfield at Florida International (3/4), promptly going 2-for-3 with a walk and run scored...Crushed a homer in a two-hit affair against Monmouth (3/6)...Posted a pair of hits and a run versus Monmouth (3/8)...Tripled in a run at South Florida (3/10)...Brought in three runs on two hits including a double versus Hartford (3/15)...Singled and drove in one on a sac fly at Jacksonville (3/25)...Lone victory came against South Florida (4/28) in his first collegiate start, going 6.2 innings with just one walk and seven strikeouts, including sitting down five-straight on strikes at one point...Worked 3.0 innings in a start with a strikeout versus Stetson (5/6).
As a Freshman (UCF): Served as a two-way player in first year at UCF...Went 1-0 on the hill in 11 appearances...In 29.0 innings, struck out 31 batters...With the stick, batted .372 in 23 games and nine starts, five at first base and four as the DH...Drove in 12 runs with two doubles and two homers...Hit .458 in league games...In first collegiate at-bat, registered a double and came around to score against Florida A&M (2/22)...Drove in a run and scored a run as the DH versus FAMU (Feb. 23)...Struck out a pair in 2.0 innings against Central Michigan (3/2)...Picked up five strikeouts and did not walk a batter in 2.2 innings vs. Monmouth (3/9)...Had four strikeouts in 3.1 innings of relief vs. Siena (3/15)...Added four strikeouts in 3.2 innings from the pen at Southern Miss (3/21)...Made first start at first base at Houston (4/6) and proceeded to go 3-for-4 with four RBI, two runs scored and first collegiate homer, a two-run shot in the fifth inning...Busted out for four hits, three RBI, a double and a run scored vs. Memphis (4/11)...Crushed a three-run homer in a 3-for-5 affair with four RBI and two runs scored vs. Memphis (4/13)...Struck out four with just one earned run against in 4.1 relief innings at Marshall (4/19)...Dominated Rice (4/26), hurling 4.0 scoreless innings of relief with five strikeouts while allowing just two hits...In the game against the Owls, retired nine-straight batters at one point.
High School: Competed for Sarasota High School and head coach Clyde Metcalf...Was a first-team all-state selection as a senior and an EA Sports Second Team All-American...Helped guide the Sailors to the 2007 6A state championship title...Went 10-1 on the mound with an ERA under 0.80, including getting the win in the state semifinal against Miami Palmetto...Also had a RBI triple and scored a run in the 2-0 semifinal victory...Finished senior year with a batting average over .400 and five home runs...Hit .387 with seven homers and 31 RBI as a junior, en route to being named to the all-state third team...Capped junior season with third-team all-state selection…Lifted Sarasota to the 2006 6A state finals by clubbing a two-run homer in a semifinal win versus DeLand.
Personal: Played for the Wayneboro Generals of the Valley Baseball League in the summer of 2009…Father played football for Grand Valley State University...Grandfather, Chuck Stobbs, pitched 15 years in the major leagues for Boston, Chicago (AL), Washington, St. Louis and Minnesota… Son of Kurt Bultema and Betsy Stobbs-Bultema...Criminal justice major…Birthdate: 12/12/88.