Position
Right-handed Pitcher
Height
6'4
Weight
218 lbs.
Class
Sophomore
Hometown
Pompano Beach, Fla.
B/T
R
High School
Pompano Beach HS

A very athletic pitcher with a high 80s to low 90s fastball … has good arm-side life and a solid late slider with depth for his put-away pitch … brings an excellent mound demeanor and competiveness to the pitching staff … elected to transfer from LSU to Stetson at the end of the 2020 season.

2020 Season
Pitched in three games out of the bullpen, posting no decisions and a 7.71 ERA in 2.1 innings with one walk and one strikeout.

2019 Season
Appeared in 14 games (one start), posting an 0-1 mark and an 8.84 ERA with 10 strikeouts in 19.1 innings … pitched a shutout inning in LSU’s NCAA Regional win over Stony Brook (May 31), allowing one hit … worked two scoreless innings in SEC Tournament versus Mississippi State (May 24), allowing one hit with one strikeout … recorded a season-high three strikeouts in two innings of work versus Nicholls (March 20).

Prior to LSU
Ranked as the No. 62 right-handed pitching prospect in the nation, and ranked No. 13 among RHP in the state of Florida … rated No. 44 by Baseball America among Top MLB Prospects in the state of Florida and rated No. 289 nationally … named a 2018 Rawlings Perfect Game 1st Team All American in the state of Florida … a 2018 Sun Sentinel All-County selection and a 2018 Miami Herald All-County selection … recorded 46 strikeouts in 37 innings as a senior in 2018, posting a 2.27 ERA … also batted .324 with four doubles, one triple, one homer and 12 RBI … pitched his team to back-to-back district title wins in 2017 and 2016, marking the first district titles in Pompano Beach High School history.

Personal
Full name is Chase Anthony Costello … parents are Vincent and Anissa Costello … Vincent Costello played baseball at LSU as an outfielder in 1984 and 1985 … has one older brother, Vinnie, and one younger sister, Gabriella … cites the “great coaching staff, environment, school and tradition” as factors in his decision to attend LSU … majoring in sport administration at LSU … born April 13, 2000, in Pompano Beach, Fla.

Costello’s LSU Career Highs
Innings:  2.0 five times; most recently vs. Mississippi State (5/24/19)
Strikeouts: 3 vs. Nicholls (3/20/19)
Hits Allowed:  6 vs. Florida (4/18/19)
Runs: 4 three times; most recently vs. Louisiana Tech (5/7/19)
Earned Runs:  4 twice; most recently vs. Florida (4/18/19)
Walks:  3 twice; most recently vs. UL-Lafayette (4/16/19)

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