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  Craig Costello

Craig Costello

Player Profile


LaPorte, Ind.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 210



3rd season

2005: Had a team-high 13 starts...led the Bulldogs in victories with five...second on the squad in innings pitched...allowed one run in six innings to pick up a 2-1 win over Minnesota...held UW-Milwaukee to five hits and one run in seven innings to record a win...earned victories over Wright State, Cleveland State and Indiana Tech...2004: Appeared in 15 games, including 12 as a starter...tied for the Horizon League lead in victories with nine...second on the team and ranked 10th in the league in strikeouts...led the Bulldogs in innings pitched...shared the team lead in complete games and shutouts...tossed the sixth no-hitter in Butler baseball history to beat UW-Milwaukee, 2-0...had a career-high 10 strikeouts in the shutout victory over UW-Milwaukee...named Horizon League Pitcher of the Week for performance against UW-Milwaukee...allowed just three hits and chalked up six strikeouts in five innings while picking up a victory over IPFW...had five strikeouts in a victory over UIC...allowed just one earned run in eight innings, while picking up his team-leading ninth victory over Cleveland State...recorded five strikeouts and allowed just two earned runs in eight innings against league champ Youngstown State in the conference tournament...2003: Pitched in 10 games, including four as a starter...tied for fourth on the squad with three wins...earned pitching victories over Austin Peay, Valparaiso and Chicago State...had a career-best six strikeouts at Austin Peay...High School: First team All-State pitcher at LaPorte High School...named Indiana's "Pitcher of the Year' by Hoosier Diamond in 2002...two-year all-conference and all-area pitcher...selected to play in the 2002 Indiana North-South All-Star Game...named team M.V.P. as a senior...posted a 13-4 record with a 1.11 earned run average and 154 strikeouts in final high school season...earned two varsity baseball letters...Personal: Born October 6, 1983...son of Cindy Behenna and Tim major.TMTM