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#30 Trent Vietmeier Season 2020

Right-Handed Pitcher
Pittsburgh, Pa.
High School
Montour HS

LSU Graduate – Spring 2022 (Construction Management)
LSU Graduate – Spring 2021 (Interdisciplinary Studies)
2022 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Athletic pitcher that is a fierce competitor and very tough-minded … pitched five seasons (2018-22) at LSU, making 86 career appearances (one start) … posted a 6-1 career record with a 4.10 ERA in 107.2 innings while recording 40 walks and 109 strikeouts … displayed a toughness on the mound with his presence and aggressiveness … works on a good downhill angle with a fastball in the upper 80s and low 90s … curveball shows tight spin and late action down in the zone … works as a volunteer fireman in his hometown of Pittsburgh, Pa.

2022 Season
Recorded 20 relief outings, posting a 1-0 mark and a 2.28 ERA in 27.2 innings with nine walks, 37 strikeouts and a .173 opponent batting average … made two appearances in the NCAA Hattiesburg Regional, recording four strikeouts in 2.1 innings … brilliant relief effort in SEC Tournament vs. Tennessee (May 27) – fired 3.1 shutout innings with no hits, no walks and three strikeouts … worked 1.2 scoreless innings vs. Northwestern State (May 17) with no hits, no walks and two Ks … fired two scoreless innings vs. Grambling with one hit, no walks and six strikeouts … earned relief win over UL Monroe on March 29, working two scoreless innings with no hits and four Ks … recorded three scoreless relief innings vs. Louisiana Tech (March 23) with no hits and five strikeouts.

2021 Season
Made 21 appearances (one start), posting no decisions and a 3.93 ERA in 18.1 innings with five walks, 16 strikeouts and a .214 opponent batting average … made three appearances in NCAA Eugene Regional, firing three scoreless innings with one hit, one walk and five strikeouts … his third appearance of the regional was also his first career start, as he fired one scoreless inning at Oregon (June 6), allowing one hit with no walks and two strikeouts, getting the Tigers off to a strong start in an eventual 4-1 win … recorded two shutout innings to close out LSU’s win over Texas A&M (May 22) that clinched a series victory for the Tigers … worked one perfect inning vs. Northwestern State (May 18) with three strikeouts … pitched 1.1 scoreless innings vs. Vanderbilt (April 2), allowing one hit while firing a season-high 25 pitches.

2020 Season
Pitched in four games out of the bullpen, posting a 1-0 record and a 3.38 ERA in 5.1 innings with two walks and three strikeouts … earned a relief win on Feb. 15 vs. Indiana, working 1.2 shutout innings with no hits, no walks and two strikeouts … needed only seven pitches to work 1.1 hitless and scoreless innings vs. Louisiana Tech on Feb. 26.

2019 Season
Pitched in 25 games as a reliever, recording a 3-1 mark and a 5.24 ERA in 34.1 innings with 34 strikeouts … the winning pitcher in NCAA Baton Rouge Regional championship game vs. Southern Miss (June 2), firing two shutout innings while allowing two hits with no walks and two strikeouts … also pitched a scoreless relief inning in the regional opener versus Stony Brook (May 31) with one strikeout … pitched 2.1 scoreless relief innings versus Ole Miss (May 4), allowing just one hit … fired eight straight scoreless innings over four appearances from March 28-April 9, allowing three hits with seven strikeouts … picked up a relief win on April 3 versus South Alabama, working two scoreless innings with no walks and one strikeout … excellent relief outing at Mississippi State (March 28), as he recorded 3.2 shutout innings with no hits and three strikeouts … fired a career-high six strikeouts and earned his first career save, as he worked the final four innings of Game 2 win over Kentucky (March 16) … fired 1.2 shutout innings versus Holy Cross (March 6), allowing no hits and no walks with four strikeouts.

2018 Season
Pitched in 16 games as a reliever, recording a 1-0 mark and a 4.91 ERA in 22 innings with 13 walks and 19 strikeouts … picked up first career win on May 9 versus McNeese State, firing 1.1 shutout innings while allowing just one hit … pitched a season-high 3.2 innings on February 17 versus Notre Dame, limiting the Irish to no runs on two hits with no walks and four strikeouts … also recorded four strikeouts in three innings of work versus New Orleans on February 21 … worked 1.1 shutout innings versus Alabama (May 12), allowing two hits with two strikeouts … pitched three innings in NCAA Regional game at Oregon State (June 2), allowing two runs on three hits with one strikeout.

Prior to LSU
Recorded a 14-3 career high school mark, firing 174 strikeouts in 117 innings with a 0.63 ERA and eight saves … posted a .437 career batting average in high school, also playing first base and third base … 2017 Perfect Game 1st Team Atlantic Region; also named to the USA Today all-Pennsylvania team .. a three-time Big 5/6A All Conference and All Area selection … a two-time Max Preps Player of the Year … lettered in four high school sports (baseball, football, basketball, golf) and was an all-conference football defensive end.

Full name is Trent Jacob Vietmeier … parents are Glenn and Kelly Vietmeier … has two younger sisters, Brooke and Ava … on choosing to attend LSU – “I wanted to be surrounded by the best coaches, players and fans in the country and win a National Championship! I love the people and their energy here at LSU!” … majoring in interdisciplinary studies at LSU … born October 3, 1998, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Vietmeier’s LSU Career Highs
Innings: 4.0 vs. Kentucky (3/16/19)
Strikeouts: 6 two times – vs. Grambling (4/5/22); vs. Kentucky (3/16/19)
Hits Allowed: 5 vs. Kentucky (3/16/19)
Runs: 6 at Arkansas (5/10/19)
Earned Runs: 5 at Arkansas (5/10/19)
Walks: 3 at Mississippi State (3/28/19)

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