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Barry Rooks
Barry Rooks

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oviedo, FL

High School:
Oviedo HS

Last College:
Daytona Beach CC

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 200

Position:
LHP

Birthdate:
03/05/1988

B/T:
L/L


Junior (2009): | Season Stats | Was terrific in his first five starts of the season... 3-0 with a 3.03 ERA as FAU's Saturday starter in the first month of the year, then missed time with injury and did not return to the rotation... four of his first five starts were quality starts... threw seven shutout innings in his second Division I appearance, scattering five hits en route to beating Stony Brook (2/28)... pitched FAU to victory against Arkansas Little-Rock (3/7), allowing just two runs in seven innings... struck out a season-high eight batters in a winning performance at Louisiana-Lafayette (3/15)...was in position to improve to 4-1 after pitching 7 2/3 innings of five-hit baseball before leaving with a 4-3 lead at Middle Tennessee State (3/21)... forced to miss time with injury... removed from the starting rotation after allowing 18 hits in a combined 7 1/3 innings spanning his next three starts... returned to form in a long-relief appearance against New Orleans (5/3), retiring 21 of 23, striking out seven in seven shutout innings...finished the season having started nine games, including a postseason tournament start against Middle Tennessee State (5/20)... made five appearances out of the bullpen... totaled 38 K's and allowed 69 hits in 57 2/3 innings.

JUCO (2007 & 2008): Posted a 3.19 ERA in 21 games at Daytona Beach CC as a true freshman in 2007...struck out 37 batters in 48+ innings as a sophomore in 2008...received national honors for combining on a no-hitter against FCCJ on March 17, 2008...earned the victory in that no-hitter, throwing seven innings and striking out six before giving way to the bullpen...played with former FAU teammates Chris Schmitt and Troy Bubley at Daytona CC in 2007... earned all-all-academic honors...helped the Falcons win the National Baseball Academic Team of the Year Award in each of his two years at Daytona Beach CC.

High school: Led Oviedo High School to a 24-6 record and a 6A District 3 league championship as a prep senior in 2006...went 7-1 with five saves and posted a 2.32 ERA as a senior at Oviedo...led the league in strikeouts (63), spanning 60-1/3 innings of work...earned all-conference honors...named a top pro prospect by SunShineStateBaseball.com in 2006...named outstanding student, member of the dean's list.

Personal: Pre-law major...son of Richard Rooks and Terri Chandler...hobbies include fishing and paintball.

FAU Career Stats
Year ERA W-L App GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/Avg WP HBP SFA SHA BK 2009.... 5.46 3-2 14 9 0 0/0 0 57.2 69 44 35 29 38 20 2 6 275 .294 2 6 2 3 5 TOTAL... 5.46 3-2 14 9 0 0/0 0 57.2 69 44 35 29 38 20 2 6 275 .294 2 6 2 3 5
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