Position
Pitcher
Height
6'2
Weight
211 lbs.
Class
Sophomore
Hometown
Metairie, La.
Major
Sport Administration
B/T
L
High School
Jesuit HS

Highly touted New Orleans area prospect … can throw any pitch in any count … uses his command of all three pitches to keep hitters off-balance … will be sidelined during the 2011 season after undergoing surgery on his left elbow in the summer of 2010.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2010)
Finished No. 3 on the staff in appearances with 26 on the year, including five starts … posted a 4-4 mark and a 4.37 ERA in 57.2 innings with 14 walks, 37 strikeouts and two saves … picked up a save with a strong outing against Alabama (April 16), limiting the Crimson Tide to one run on five hits in three innings with one strikeout … earned a relief win against Georgia on April 4, firing 3.1 shutout innings with one hit, one walk and two strikeouts … earned save March 21 vs. Arkansas, firing three shutout innings while allowing just two hits with no walks and two strikeouts … defeated Brown on March 7, allowing just one earned run on nine hits in six innings with no walks and two strikeouts … earned first career victory Feb. 28 vs. William and Mary – 6 IP, 4 runs (1 earned) on 8 hits with 3 walks and 3 Ks.

HIGH SCHOOL
Highly decorated left-handed pitcher from Jesuit High School in New Orleans … named All-State, All-Metro and All- District as a senior in 2009 … compiled a 7-3 record with a 1.80 ERA as a senior … in 2008, helped Jesuit to the 5A State Title, where the Blue Jays finished second … as a junior, he was named All-Metro and All-District along with an All-State Honorable Mention … finished 2008 with an 8-4 record and 1.88 ERA … as a sophomore, led Jesuit to the 2007 5A State Championship while amassing a perfect 12-0 record with a 0.50 ERA … also received All-State, All-Metro and All-District honors in 2007.

PERSONAL
Full name is Jordan Matthew Rittiner … parents are Perry and Debbie Rittiner … has one brother, Perrin and one sister, Jamie … all family members attended LSU … high school teammate of LSU outfielder Mason Katz … majoring in sport administration at LSU … born August 1, 1990 in New Orleans.

Rittiner’s LSU Career Highs
Innings: 6.1 vs. Vanderbilt (5/8/10)
Strikeouts: 6 vs. Vanderbilt (5/8/10)
Hits Allowed: 9 twice; last at Kentucky (5/15/10)
Runs: 5 three times; last vs. Vanderbilt (5/8/10)
Earned Runs: 5 vs. Kansas (3/14/10)
Walks: 3 vs. William & Mary (2/28/10)

 

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