Skylar Meade
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Skylar Meade

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Louisville, Kentucky

High School:
Ballard

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 175

Position:
LHP

Birthdate:
09/10/1984

B/T:
L/L


2006: Utilized a medical redshirt after surgery on his shoulder

2005: Went 4-1 with a 5.54 ERA in seven outings, six of which were starts, before he had season-ending surgery(5/12). Was 2-0 with a 3.00 ERA in C-USA games. Walked just six in 26 innings. Picked up a win over #1 Tulane(3/26b). Was part of the first shutout of his career, tossing six scoreless innings to open the Cardinal win at UC (3/20b), limiting the Bearcats to four hits and two walks, while striking out five in his third win. Picked up his second win of the season over Toledo(2/25), Allowing two runs on four hits and two walks in six innings, striking out a career-high seven. Dropped the side in order on strikes in the second inning against UT. Tossed five solid innings to earn the win over Kent (2/19) in the second start of his career.

2004: Was 3-0 with a 4.23 as the primary lefty on the staff, tossing 38.1 innings. Pitched 1.2 scoreless innings in win over Charlotte(4/16). Twirled 1.2 perfect innings in win over Marshall(3/30). Earned the win against UC(3/28), his third on the season. Picked up his second career win, retiring all three batters he faced in the win over UC(3/14). Went 1.1 scoreless, allowing a hit and a walk, fanning two Cardinals(3/12). Notched his first career win with 1.2 innings of shutout baseball, striking out four Eagles(3/10). Pitched 2.1 hitless innings of relief against Kent State(3/6). Tossed two-thirds of an inning of scoreless ball in win against EKU(2/25). Twirled a scoreless ninth to close out win over SDSU(2/21).

2003: Made 12 appearances out of the bullpen as a true freshman. Put the side down in order in a relief appearance against Evansville(4/2). Earned a save in his first career appearance, hurling four innings and giving up an unearned run on three hits while striking out three against EKU(2/26). Also saw innings as a defensive replacement, handling six chances flawlessly. Logged a sacrifice bunt in his only plate appearance of the season.

High School: A four-year letterwinner in baseball at Ballard High School as a pitcher, outfielder and first baseman. Earned All-State honors as a junior and senior, as well as All-Region and All-City. Hit .333 and posted a 3-0 record with a 1.49 ERA and one save as a sophomore. Posted a .332 average with 10 steals, a 6-0 record with a 0.94 ERA as a junior and hit .427 with 13 steals and a 9-1 pitching mark with a 0.87 ERA his final prep season with the Bruins. Struck out 123 during his three seasons. The Bruins were shutout 1-0 and 3-0 in consecutive state championship games. Attended the same high school as former Cardinal teammate Mark Jurich.

Personal: Born 9/10/84 in The Ville. Parents are Jim Meade and Vicki Easter. Major is sports administration with a minor in communications. Likes ping pong and video games in his spare time. His dad is his greatest influence on him. Favorite movies are Wedding Crashers and Van Wilder. Favorite athletes are Stefan LeFors, Deion Branch, and Derrek Lee. Favorite food is anything from Franks, KFC and Pizza and he follows the Chicago Cubs and Atlanta Falcons. Former Cardinal great and Eagles All-Pro kicker David Akers was his 8th grade basketball coach. Dream golf foursome would be Dave Chapelle, Dane Cook and Rachael McAdams. Nearly lost his leg after first day of practice in 2002, leading to surgery on his calf. Listens to Outkast, 50 Cent and Eminem. Likes to watch SportsCenter, Baseball Tonight and Real World. Claims to be the best ping pong player on the team.

Meade's Career Stats: Year Avg GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-ATT 2003.... .000 15-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 2004.... .000 29-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 2005.... .000 7-6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 TOTAL... .000 51-7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0


Year ERA W-L App GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2003.... 9.47 0-2 12 0 0 0/0 1 19.0 32 22 20 4 10 2004.... 4.23 3-0 26 1 0 0/0 0 38.1 46 26 18 14 30 2005.... 5.54 4-1 7 6 0 0/1 0 26.0 35 17 16 6 16 2007.... 4.47 9-4 22 7 0 0/0 0 44.1 40 27 22 15 26 TOTAL... 5.36 16-7 67 14 0 0/1 1 127.2 153 92 76 39 82


Conference Games 2003.... 22.50 0-1 5 0 0 0/0 0 4.0 12 11 10 3 4 2004.... 5.25 1-0 11 0 0 0/0 0 12.0 17 11 7 8 10 2005.... 3.00 2-0 2 2 0 0/1 0 12.0 13 4 4 3 6 2007.... 0.96 2-0 7 0 0 0/0 0 9.1 6 2 1 3 5 TOTAL... 5.30 5-1 25 2 0 0/1 0 37.1 48 28 22 17 25

    Atlantic Coast Conference NCAA University of Louisville
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