COACH BARLOW SAYS: "Creed was a very pleasant surprise for us in the fall season. He proved himself capable of playing several different positions and will challenge for a starting spot in the spring."
2009: appeared in 29 games and started 27 as a hitter...posted a .393 batting average... ranked 6th in the NEWMAC in batting average and doubles (12)...ranked 10th in the conference in triples (2)...led the team in doubles...2nd on the team in batting average, triples, total bases (60), and slugging percentage (.536)...3rd on the team in hits (44) and on base percentage (.445)...collected his first collegiate hit in the first game of a doubleheader vs. Vassar (3/15) and finished the day by going 3-for-8 (3 R, 2B, 2 RBI, BB)...went 2-for-5 (R, 2B, 3B, 2 RBI, BB, SB) vs. RIC (3/17)...came in as a replacement and went 2-for-2 with a run scored and a stolen base vs. Hamline (3/22)...combined to go 4-for-9 (3 R, 2 2B, RBI) in a doubleheader vs. Chicago (3/23)...went 2-for-4 with an RBI vs. Brandeis (3/31)...1-for-2 with a walk and a stolen base in a conference game vs. Babson (4/4)...went 1-for-3 with two runs scored and two walks in a conference game vs. Springfield (4/10)...combined to go 2-for-6 (3 R, 2 2B, 3 RBI, 2 BB, SF, 2 SB) in a conference doubleheader vs. Coast Guard (4/13)...3-for-4 (2 R, 2 2B, 2 RBI, SB) vs. Eastern Nazarene (4/15)...went 2-for-3 (2 R, 2B, RBI, BB) in the first game of a conference doubleheader vs. Clark (4/18)...2-for-5 with a double and an RBI in a NEWMAC playoff game vs. Babson (4/23)...went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a sacrifice fly in a NEWMAC playoff game vs. WPI (4/23)...3-for-4 (2 R, 2B, RBI, BB, SB) vs. Worcester State (4/28)...1-for-2 with two runs scored and three walks vs. Fisher (4/29)...went 1-for-3 with an RBI and a sacrifice fly in the first game of a doubleheader vs. Williams (5/1)...3-for-4 with two runs scored vs. Fitchburg State (5/4)...appeared in 10 games and started 3 on the mound...posted a 2-2 record with 2 saves and a 4.19 E.R.A. in 34.1 innings of work...ranked 6th in the NEWMAC in saves...2nd on the MIT pitching staff in appearances and saves...3rd on the team in wins...held batters to an impressive .264 batting average...picked up his first collegiate save vs. RIC (3/17) giving up three earned runs over four innings of work...started and collected his first collegiate win (6 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 5 K) in the second game of a non-conference doubleheader vs. Oberlin (3/21)...recorded a save (4 IP, H, 0 R, 4 K, 0 BB) vs. Eastern Nazarene (4/15)...picked up a win in relief (0.2 IP, H, 0 R, K) in the first game of a conference doubleheader vs. Clark (4/18)... threw a scoreless inning of relief vs. UMass-Boston 4/30)...received a tough-luck loss (6 IP, 7 H , 3 R, 3 ER, 2 K) in the second game of a doubleheader vs. Williams (5/1).
PERSONAL: parents are named
Dennis and Liz...double-majoring in brain and cognitive science as
well as architecture...born on 4/13/90...played summer ball for the
Utah Marshalls/Baseball Academy Collegiate Team...received several
baseball and athletic honors at Brighton including Honorable
Mention All-State, 1st Team All-Region, and Brighton's "Pitcher of
the Year"...named captain of the baseball team at Brighton his
junior and senior years...participated in the 2007 Harvard "Play to
Win" Prospect Camp...favorite thing about MIT is the
atmosphere/competition...favorite MLB player is Dustin Pedroia and
favorite team is the Boston Red Sox...lists East of Eden as his
favorite book and Shawshank Redemption as his top movie...also
played varsity Basketball and Racquetball at Brighton...enjoys
player the piano and guitar in his spare time.