DSU Baseball BIO
24 Lane DeLeon

2016: Listed among Top 10 HBCU Players to Look Out for in 2016 by Black College Nines, an independent blog by members of the College Baseball Hall of Fame’s Black College Legends and Pioneers Committee.

2015: Appeared in 14 games, including 10 starts, as a true freshman … posted 5-5 record with 3.12 earned run average and 75 strikeouts in 66.1 innings pitched … ranked second in the MEAC and 40th among all NCAA Division I pitchers with 10.2 strikeouts per nine innings pitched last season … third in the MEAC in total strikeouts … struck out career-high 14 and walked one in eight innings vs. UMES (Mar. 29) …  and fanned 12 in 6.2 frames in a victory over Coppin State (Mar. 21) … allowed two hits and struck out nine in a seven-inning shutout of Coppin State (Apr. 25), his first career complete game and shutout … selected as MEAC Pitcher-of-the-Week (Apr. 27) on strength of Apr. 25 performance against Coppin State … winning pitcher in the Hornets’ 6-2 victory over Bethune-Cookman in the opening round of the MEAC Tournament, allowing five hits and striking out four in seven innings  (May 13) … struck out five-or-more batters in eight of his 10 starts … posted three-to-one strikeout-to-walk ratio (75 Ks/25 BBs).

High School: Four year varsity letterwinner at Sussex Tech HS ... All-Henlopen Conference First Team selection as a senior and second team pick during junior year ... helped lead the Ravens to conference champion as a sophomore.

Personal: Son of Brian and Kelly DeLeon ... has one brother ... born 3/13/96 in Salisbury, Md. ... Aviation Science major.

Position: Right Hand Pitcher
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Georgetown, Del.
High School: Sussex Tech HS
Experience: 1st Year
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