Position
Pitcher
Height
5'11
Weight
185 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Merairie, La.
B/T
R
High School
Rummel HS

2010 District VI Second-Team Academic All-American
2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2010 Honorable Mention All-Louisiana
2009 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2008 NCAA Baton Rouge Regional All-Tournament Team
2008 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2006 SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll

LSU’s all-time leader in appearances, as he took the mound 110 times during his career … 6-2 career mark and nine saves with a 3.05 ERA in 106.1 innings while limiting opponents to a .230 batting average in his four seasons … redshirted as a true freshman in 2006 … three-time member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll … named to the 2010 District VI Second-Team Academic All-America squad with a 3.53 GPA in management … earned his management degree from LSU in May 2010.

SENIOR SEASON (2010)
Appeared in a team-high 31 games (all in relief), recording a 1-0 mark and a 2.56 ERA in 31.2 innings with 12 walks and 31 strikeouts … became LSU’s all-time leader in appearances on June 4 vs. UC Irvine at the NCAA Los Angeles Regional as he made his 109th career appearance on the mound … surpassed the previous mark of 108 appearances set by Mark LaRosa from 1988-91 … Bertuccini pitched again vs. UC Irvine on June 6 in the Los Angeles Regional to complete his career with 110 appearances … posted a 0.61 ERA in SEC regular-season games in 16 appearances, working 14.2 innings and recording seven walks and 15 strikeouts.

JUNIOR SEASON (2009)
No. 2 on the LSU staff in appearances (28), trailing only closer Matty Ott, who had 37 … finished the year No. 10 in the SEC in appearances … posted a 2-0 mark and a 3.86 ERA in 25.2 innings with three saves, 15 walks and 31 strikeouts … earned relief victory in 2009 NCAA Regional win over Southern (May 29), firing 1.1 shutout innings with no hits, no walks and two strikeouts … earned the save in SEC Tournament semifinal win over Georgia (May 23), working the final 1.1 innings while allowing just one hit in a 3-2 LSU win … pitched 3.1 innings to earn win over UL-Lafayette (April 22), limiting the Cajuns to no runs on one hit with no walks and three strikeouts … fired two scoreless innings with a season-high four strikeouts versus McNeese State (March 18)

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008)
Rated No. 8 in the SEC with 28 appearances on the season, posting a 2-0 record and a 2.63 ERA in 27.1 innings with two saves, 12 walks and 30 strikeouts … 1-0 with a 0.93 ERA in SEC regular-season games with two saves, three walks and 11 strikeouts in 9.2 innings (nine appearances) … worked a combined 0.2 inning in two appearances in the College World Series, allowing no runs on two hits with one strikeout … named to NCAA Baton Rouge Regional all-tournament team — fired 1.1 scoreless relief innings to earn win in championship game vs. Southern Miss, striking out all four batters he faced … fired three shutout innings vs. South Carolina (April 27), allowing one hit with one walk and four strikeouts to earn a save and clinch LSU’s series sweep over the Gamecocks … earned save on March 23 vs. Arkansas – retired the Hogs in order in the ninth with two Ks … two shutout innings vs. UNO on March 26 – one hit, no walks, two Ks … earned relief win vs. Alabama (April 6) — 2.2 scoreless innings, one hit, one BB, three Ks.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2007)
Appeared in 23 games as a reliever, posting a 1-2 mark and four saves in 21.2 innings … recorded a 3.32 ERA, 10 walks, 21 strikeouts and a .238 opponent batting average … earned save May 6 at third-ranked Arkansas to clinch LSU series win; allowed no runs on one hit in one inning with no walks and one K in 5-3 LSU win … earned save April 22 at No. 15 Mississippi State to clinch LSU series win; retired the final MSU batter with the bases loaded to preserve a 3-1 Tiger victory … earned first career LSU victory May 1 versus Southern; worked two relief innings, allowing one earned run on three hits with two Ks … longest outing of the season came in a 10-inning loss to Tennessee (April 29); allowed one earned run on three hits in three innings with one walk and two strikeouts.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2006)
Redshirted as a true freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL
Two-year letterwinner at Rummel High School … member of two class 5A playoff teams … coached by David Baudry . . . member of the Honor Society.

PERSONAL
Full name is Paul Edward Bertuccini … parents are Dean and Debbie Bertuccini … has one older sister, Dana … lists his parents as the biggest influences on his athletic career … earned degree in management at LSU … born November 3, 1986.

Bertuccini’s LSU Career Highs
Innings: 3.2 at Kentucky (5/14/10)
Strikeouts: 4 three times; last vs. McNeese State (3/18/09)
Hits Allowed: 4 four times; last vs. UC Irvine (6/4/10)
Runs: 3 five times; last vs. Kansas (3/14/10)
Earned Runs: 3 five times; last vs. Kansas (3/14/10)
Walks: 3 vs. New Orleans (5/13/08)

 

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