|Hometown:||Beverly Hills, Calif.|
|High School:||Harvard Westlake|
Stuper Says: "Eric is a submariner who pounds the strike zone and has a very good breaking ball. He has a chance to be our closer. He has the makeup and stuff to assume that role. He throws strikes and is very competitive."
Getting to Know Eric
Parents' Names: Larry and Sally Shultz
Best Athletic Moment: Throwing 10 scoreless innings in a record-setting 20 inning playoff game last year. It was my team's first playoff game in five years.
Favorite MLB Team: New York Mets
Favorite MLB Player: Jose Reyes
Biggest Inspiration: My grandfather
One word to describe yourself as a person: Dedicated
One word to describe yourself as a player: Focused
Why Yale?: Yale offers the best education in the world. It is a great, comfortable environment with a ton of resources at your disposal. The baseball program is awesome. The coaches and players are enthusiastic about the game and want to win. It's a very enjoyable environment.
Which of your Yale teammates would make the best baseball coach and why?: Our team captain, Stephan Schropp: he's a great team leader, motivates us to do give it our all, and knows his stuff. He's a great player and could be a great coach if he wanted to be.
Which of your Yale teammates do you admire most and why?: Rob Gruber: he's hilarious and seems to have a new incredible story every day. His slider is filthy as well.
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.... 2.84 2-3 19 0 0 0/0 3 25.1 16 13 8 12 20 5 0 1 111 .172 4 4 0 1 0 TOTAL... 2.84 2-3 19 0 0 0/0 3 25.1 16 13 8 12 20 5 0 1 111 .172 4 4 0 1 0