12 David Hesslink
12 David Hesslink
Height: 6-2
Weight: 160
Bats/Throws: R/R
Year: Sr.
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: West Hills
Position: P
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Bats/Throws: R/L
app 12
gs 11
w 5
l 4
sv 0
ip 68.2
era 4.33
k 42

2016: NEWMAC All-Conference Second Team... ECAC New England Championship Tournament Most Outstanding Player... CoSIDA Academic All-District... CoSIDA Academic All-America Third Team... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... NEWMAC Pitcher of the Week on April 25th... Led the team with a 7-2 overall record in a team-leading 76.2 innings pitched... Made 12 starts with one complete game to go along with a team-high 51 strikeouts as opponents hit just .241 against him... Finished with a 2.35 ERA, which is top's among MIT starting pitchers... Led the NEWMAC in games started, wins and innings pitched... Ranked fifth in complete games, second in strikeouts and third in hits allowed... Posted a season-high eight strikeouts vs. Castleton on March 18th and at Emerson on April 8th... Allowed just two hits with four strikeouts over eight innings in a home shutout win over Babson on April 30th.

2015: A second solid season as one of MIT’s top starting pitchers … made 12 appearances with nine starts … second team All-NEWMAC … Academic All-NEWMAC … posted a 5-4 record with a 3.25 ERA … struck out 44 over his 61 innings pitched … both numbers led the staff … also led the team with his nine starts.

2014: Emerged as one of the top pitchers in the NEWMAC in his first year ... NEWMAC Pitcher of the Year … New England Region Rookie of the Year by d3baseball.com … appeared in 10 games with nine starts on the mound … first team All-NEWMAC … second team All-Region by d3baseball.com … NEWMAC and ECAC New England Pitcher of the Week (3/31) … compiled a 7-0 record with a 2.18 ERA … led MIT in wins … second in strikeouts (40) and innings pitched (62.0) … struck out a season-high nine in his collegiate debut against St. Vincent (3/15), allowing one earned run on four hits in five innings to pick up the win … hurled a complete-game shutout at Clark (3/29), allowing just one hit … struck out six and allowed just three hits against Emerson (4/5) with no runs allowed … defeated Wheaton (4/19), allowing a pair of unearned runs over eight innings … gave up three earned runs over seven innings at Springfield (4/28) in the NEWMAC Tournament, striking out four on his way to a victory … won his start at the NCAA Tournament, defeating Tufts (5/16) when he scattered eight hits and allowed three earned runs in six innings while striking out four.

Off the Diamond at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering... Worked as a baseball analytics intern with the Tampa Bay Rays... Earned the Dolphin Scholarship... Member of the Gordon Engineering Leadership Program.

High School: A 2013 graduate of West Hills High School… three-time letterwinner as a pitcher in baseball … league Newcomer of the Year (2013) … all-county first team (2013) … all-state all-star team selection (Team Maryland, 2012) … West Hills Male Student-Athlete of the Year (2013) … Academic League Team Captain … Science Bowl Team Captain/Club Founder … Valedictorian … National Merit Finalist … AP Scholar with Distinction … Math & Engineering Student of the Year.

Club: Played club ball for Mad Dogs Baseball Club and DC Dynasty.


Recent Games
May 1 at St. Joseph's College (Maine) L, 15-5
May 2 Wesleyan University W, 7-4
May 3 at Endicott College L, 14-5
May 4 at University of Southern Maine
May 6 at Babson College L, 3-2
May 7 at Babson College L, 14-8
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 12 6
Plate appearances 0 0
At Bats 0 0
Runs 0 0
Hits 0 0
Doubles - -
Triples - -
Home Runs - -
Runs Batted In 0 0
Total bases 0 0
Walks - -
Hit by pitch - -
Strikeouts - -
Sacrifice Flies - -
Sacrifice Hits - -
Hit into double play - -
Stolen Bases - -
Caught Stealing - -
Batting Average - -
On Base Percentage - -
Slugging Percentage - -
Appearances 12 6
Games started 11 6
Wins 5 2
Losses 4 3
Saves 0 0
Complete Games 2 -
Shutouts - -
Innings Pitched 68.2 36.2
Hits 80 50
Runs 42 29
Earned Runs 33 21
Walks 13 10
Strikeouts 42 22
Strikeouts per Game 5.50 5.40
Doubles Allowed 12 9
Triples Allowed 3 2
Home Runs Allows 5 1
At Bats Against 275 152
Batting Average Against .291 .329
Earned Run Average 4.33 5.15
Wild pitches 2 1
Hit Batters 4 1
Balks 1 1
Sacrifice Flies Allowed 4 2
Sacrifice Hits Allowed 4 3
Total Chances 15 10
Put Outs 1 1
Assists 14 9
Errors 0 0
Fielding Percentage 1.000 1.000
Double Plays 1 1
Stolen Bases Allowed 3 3
Runners Caught Stealing 4 3
Runners Caught Stealing Percentage .571 .500
Passed Balls - -
Catcher's Interference - -
Date Opponent Score ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs
Mar 5 at Texas Lutheran W, 3-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 5 at Texas Lutheran L, 8-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 vs. Stevens Institute of Technology W, 14-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 at Oglethorpe L, 8-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 18 at Oglethorpe W, 6-4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 19 at Oglethorpe L, 10-9 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 25 at U.S. Coast Guard Academy W, 10-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 25 at U.S. Coast Guard Academy W, 16-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 27 at Western New England University W, 15-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 at Endicott College W, 8-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 3 at Clark University L, 21-5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 3 Clark University W, 11-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 Springfield College L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 at Emerson College W, 21-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 at Emerson College W, 6-4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 10 at Springfield College W, 16-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 11 WPI L, 7-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Worcester State University W, 9-6 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 13 at Tufts University T, 8-8 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 at Babson College L, 6-5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 15 Babson College W, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 15 Babson College L, 8-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 at WPI L, 12-4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 19 Roger Williams University W, 8-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 Emerson College W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 Wheaton College L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 Wheaton College W, 6-5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 24 at Wheaton College W, 9-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Clark University W, 7-4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 29 at WPI W, 17-9 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 29 at WPI W, 9-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 1 at St. Joseph's College (Maine) L, 15-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 2 Wesleyan University W, 7-4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 3 at Endicott College L, 14-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 at University of Southern Maine   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 6 at Babson College L, 3-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 7 at Babson College L, 14-8 - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Mar 5 at Texas Lutheran W, 3-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 5 at Texas Lutheran L, 8-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 vs. Stevens Institute of Technology W, 14-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 at Oglethorpe L, 8-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 18 at Oglethorpe W, 6-4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 19 at Oglethorpe L, 10-9 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 25 at U.S. Coast Guard Academy W, 10-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 25 at U.S. Coast Guard Academy W, 16-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 27 at Western New England University W, 15-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 at Endicott College W, 8-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 3 at Clark University L, 21-5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 3 Clark University W, 11-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 Springfield College L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 at Emerson College W, 21-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 at Emerson College W, 6-4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 10 at Springfield College W, 16-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 11 WPI L, 7-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Worcester State University W, 9-6 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 13 at Tufts University T, 8-8 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 at Babson College L, 6-5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 15 Babson College W, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 15 Babson College L, 8-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 at WPI L, 12-4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 19 Roger Williams University W, 8-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 Emerson College W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 Wheaton College L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 Wheaton College W, 6-5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 24 at Wheaton College W, 9-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Clark University W, 7-4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 29 at WPI W, 17-9 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 29 at WPI W, 9-5 - - - - - - - - - -
May 1 at St. Joseph's College (Maine) L, 15-5 - - - - - - - - - -
May 2 Wesleyan University W, 7-4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
May 3 at Endicott College L, 14-5 - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 at University of Southern Maine   - - - - - - - - - -
May 6 at Babson College L, 3-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
May 7 at Babson College L, 14-8 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs w l sv ip h r er era bb k hr
Mar 5 at Texas Lutheran W, 3-2 1 1 0 0 7.0 5 2 2 2.57 1 5 -
Mar 5 at Texas Lutheran L, 8-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 vs. Stevens Institute of Technology W, 14-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 at Oglethorpe L, 8-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 18 at Oglethorpe W, 6-4 1 1 0 0 8.0 7 3 2 2.25 0 11 -
Mar 19 at Oglethorpe L, 10-9 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 25 at U.S. Coast Guard Academy W, 10-2 1 1 0 0 8.0 9 2 2 2.25 1 5 -
Mar 25 at U.S. Coast Guard Academy W, 16-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 27 at Western New England University W, 15-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 at Endicott College W, 8-6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 3 at Clark University L, 21-5 1 0 1 0 4.2 10 9 6 11.57 2 3 -
Apr 3 Clark University W, 11-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 Springfield College L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 at Emerson College W, 21-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 at Emerson College W, 6-4 1 1 0 0 6.2 5 4 1 1.35 3 5 -
Apr 10 at Springfield College W, 16-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 11 WPI L, 7-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Worcester State University W, 9-6 1 0 0 0 1.0 5 2 2 18.00 0 0 -
Apr 13 at Tufts University T, 8-8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 at Babson College L, 6-5 1 0 1 0 7.1 9 5 4 4.91 0 2 -
Apr 15 Babson College W, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 15 Babson College L, 8-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 at WPI L, 12-4 1 0 1 0 4.0 9 6 5 11.25 2 1 1
Apr 19 Roger Williams University W, 8-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 Emerson College W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 Wheaton College L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 Wheaton College W, 6-5 1 0 0 0 6.0 8 3 3 4.50 2 6 -
Apr 24 at Wheaton College W, 9-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Clark University W, 7-4 1 1 0 0 7.0 6 2 2 2.57 0 4 1
Apr 29 at WPI W, 17-9 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 29 at WPI W, 9-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 1 at St. Joseph's College (Maine) L, 15-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 2 Wesleyan University W, 7-4 0 0 0 0 1.0 2 1 1 9.00 - - 1
May 3 at Endicott College L, 14-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 at University of Southern Maine   - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 6 at Babson College L, 3-2 1 0 1 0 8.0 5 3 3 3.38 2 0 2
May 7 at Babson College L, 14-8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Mar 5 at Texas Lutheran W, 3-2 2 0 2 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 5 at Texas Lutheran L, 8-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 vs. Stevens Institute of Technology W, 14-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 at Oglethorpe L, 8-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 18 at Oglethorpe W, 6-4 1 0 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 19 at Oglethorpe L, 10-9 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 25 at U.S. Coast Guard Academy W, 10-2 1 0 1 0 1.000 - - 1 1.000 - -
Mar 25 at U.S. Coast Guard Academy W, 16-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 27 at Western New England University W, 15-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 at Endicott College W, 8-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 3 at Clark University L, 21-5 1 0 1 0 1.000 - 1 - - - -
Apr 3 Clark University W, 11-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 Springfield College L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 at Emerson College W, 21-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 at Emerson College W, 6-4 2 0 2 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 10 at Springfield College W, 16-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 11 WPI L, 7-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Worcester State University W, 9-6 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 13 at Tufts University T, 8-8 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 at Babson College L, 6-5 2 0 2 0 1.000 - 1 1 .500 - -
Apr 15 Babson College W, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 15 Babson College L, 8-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 at WPI L, 12-4 4 1 3 0 1.000 1 1 - - - -
Apr 19 Roger Williams University W, 8-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 Emerson College W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 Wheaton College L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 Wheaton College W, 6-5 0 0 0 0 - - - 1 1.000 - -
Apr 24 at Wheaton College W, 9-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Clark University W, 7-4 1 0 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 29 at WPI W, 17-9 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 29 at WPI W, 9-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 1 at St. Joseph's College (Maine) L, 15-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 2 Wesleyan University W, 7-4 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
May 3 at Endicott College L, 14-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 at University of Southern Maine   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 6 at Babson College L, 3-2 1 0 1 0 1.000 - - 1 1.000 - -
May 7 at Babson College L, 14-8 - - - - - - - - - - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
2013-14 10 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
2014-15 12 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
2015-16 12 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
2016-17 12 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Total 46 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
2013-14 10 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
2014-15 12 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
2015-16 12 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
2016-17 12 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Total 46 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/9 hr era
2013-14 10 9 7 0 0 1 62.0 54 26 15 19 40 5.81 - 2.18
2014-15 12 9 5 4 0 - 61.0 59 32 22 21 44 6.49 1 3.25
2015-16 12 12 7 2 0 1 76.2 70 29 20 23 51 5.99 2 2.35
2016-17 12 11 5 4 0 2 68.2 80 42 33 13 42 5.50 5 4.33
Total 46 41 24 10 0 4 268.1 263 129 90 76 177 5.94 8 3.02
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
2013-14 10 14 3 9 2 .857 1 5 3 .375 - -
2014-15 12 10 0 8 2 .800 - 4 1 .200 - -
2015-16 12 18 2 14 2 .889 - 7 1 .125 - -
2016-17 12 15 1 14 0 1.000 1 3 4 .571 - -
Total 46 57 6 45 6 .895 2 19 9 .321 - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
Total 12 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Conference 6 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Away 10 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 8 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Losses 4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
-
March 3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
April 7 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
May 2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Total 12 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Conference 6 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
Home 2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Away 10 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
Wins 8 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Losses 4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
March 3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
April 7 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
May 2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/9 hr era
Total 12 11 5 4 0 2 68.2 80 42 33 13 42 5.50 5 4.33
Conference 6 6 2 3 0 - 36.2 50 29 21 10 22 5.40 1 5.15
Exhibition - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - - - 0.00
-
Home 2 1 0 0 0 - 7.0 10 4 4 2 6 7.71 1 5.14
Away 10 10 5 4 0 2 61.2 70 38 29 11 36 5.25 4 4.23
Neutral - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - - - 0.00
-
Wins 8 7 5 0 0 1 44.2 47 19 15 7 36 7.25 2 3.02
Losses 4 4 0 4 0 1 24.0 33 23 18 6 6 2.25 3 6.75
-
March 3 3 3 0 0 1 23.0 21 7 6 2 21 8.22 - 2.35
April 7 7 2 3 0 - 36.2 52 31 23 9 21 5.15 2 5.65
May 2 1 0 1 0 1 9.0 7 4 4 2 0 .00 3 4.00
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Total 12 15 1 14 0 1.000 1 3 4 .571 - -
Conference 6 10 1 9 0 1.000 1 3 3 .500 - -
Exhibition - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 2 0 0 0 0 - - - 1 1.000 - -
Away 10 15 1 14 0 1.000 1 3 3 .500 - -
Neutral - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 8 7 0 7 0 1.000 - - 2 1.000 - -
Losses 4 8 1 7 0 1.000 1 3 2 .400 - -
-
March 3 4 0 4 0 1.000 - - 1 1.000 - -
April 7 10 1 9 0 1.000 1 3 2 .400 - -
May 2 1 0 1 0 1.000 - - 1 1.000 - -