|Burkholder's Career Statistics|
Led team in appearances (15) and tied for first on the squad in innings out of the bullpen (21.1) ... posted a stellar strikeout-to-walk ratio of 3.6 ... allowed just three of 12 inherited runners to come around and score ... had a stretch of eight outings spanning 10 innings without allowing an earned run ... gave up just one unearned run on three hits in 7.2 innings during the Ivy League regular season, striking out eight without issuing a free pass ... did not allow a run in 10 of his 15 trips to the mound ... had perfect outings over 1.1 innings versus Indiana and another inning against Ball State ... fanned two of the four batters he faced against Princeton ... earned the save in the first game of a twinbill at UMass Lowell by striking out two batters with the bases loaded to end the sixth before tossing a perfect seventh to preserve the 6-5 victory ... next time out picked up a win in another 6-5 triumph, this time over Brown by twirling a season-high three innings while yielding just one hit and one unearned run to go with a season-best three punchouts ... twice threw shutout innings against Harvard during the four-game sweep of the Crimson ... provided a scoreless stanza in the rubber game of the Ivy League Championship Series at Columbia.
Second on the team in relief appearances and innings in relief ... made collegiate debut in season opener, tossing a scoreless frame at No. 30 FIU ... shut down 27th-ranked TCU in next outing over 1.2 innings of work ... twirled a perfect stanza against Nebraska Omaha ... picked up first career save at Boston College, going unscathed after allowing first two hitters to reach base in a 2-1 victory ... longest outing of the season came next day against Holy Cross with three innings on the mound in an 8-7 triumph ... hurled 1.2 scoreless frames in a game versus Yale, then silenced the Brown bats in the eighth to preserve a 3-2 lead in the final game of that series ... earned the win in his final appearance, striking out a season-high three batters in 2.2 innings against St. Anselm.
Four-time letterman and two-time captain for coaches Dave Moore and Brad Blackmore at Monrovia ... MaxPreps First Team All-State, Rio Hondo League MVP and Pasadena News All-Area Player of the Year as a senior ... first-team all-league and second-team all-area while helping Monrovia to a 20-6 record and sectional semifinalist appearance as a junior ... second-team all-conference during sophomore season ... in rookie year, was part of conference championship team that went 22-4 ... Scholar Athlete all four years ... served as president of both Interact Club and Christian Community Club ... also vice-president of FCA chapter.
Full name is Chris Lawrence Burkholder ... son of Scott and Shanna has two sisters ... born Sept. 3, 1994 in Pasadena, Calif. ... active in community service.