Productive contributor out of improved Black Knights' bullpen ... began Army career in outfield ... saw limited playing time before completing transition to pitching mound early during plebe campaign ... boasts loose arm ... features unorthodox sidewinding delivery ... release point allows for excellent sinking action on fastball ... capable of inducing ground balls ... in-state product hailing from Long Island, N.Y. ... two-year letterman.
2004: Appeared in three contests ... work limited to bullpen duty ... retired two batters in those outings ... allowed five hits and five earned runs.
2003: Opened eyes of coaching staff during first full season as a pitcher ... posted 1-0 record with solid 4.50 earned run average ... appeared in nine contests, all in relief ... allowed eight hits and five earned runs over 10.0 innings of work ... limited opponents to paltry .211 batting average ... struck out eight and walked three ... unscored upon in five outings ... combined with teammates Andrew Fortune and Monte Jones on 9-0 shutout of Pace ... fired 1.0 perfect inning of relief in that showing ... also posted scoreless outings against Manhattan, St. Peter's, Holy Cross and New York Tech ... longest stint of year measured 1.2 innings versus St. Francis (N.Y.) ... registered two strikeouts against both St. Peter's and New York Tech ... notched first collegiate victory with 1.1 shutout innings opposite Manhattan ... permitted only one earned run over first six appearances ... recorded flashy 1.69 ERA across that 5.1 inning span ... garnered one base hit in five plate appearances ... rapped double in road date against Marist.
2002: Appeared in four games in outfield before completing transition to pitcher's mound ... received four at-bats before shift ... registered run-scoring single in first collegiate plate appearance ... garnered other at-bats against Vermont, South Florida and C.W. Post ... drew pitching assignments against Lafayette (twice), Manhattan and New York Tech ... did not allow an earned run over those four appearances ... stretch spanned 3.0 innings of work ... yielded only two hits ... fanned one and walked two ... limited opponents to .200 batting average.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played for head coach John Newman at St. Anthony's High ... earned two varsity letters in both football and baseball ... served as team captain in both sports as a senior ... All-Long Island choice in both as well ... split time between outfield and pitching mound in baseball ... wide receiver and return specialist on gridiron ... all-Catholic League selection in outfield.
PERSONAL: Given name is Jason Thomas Mulligan ... born Sept. 27, 1982, in Syosset, N.Y. ... parents' names are Geraldine and Thomas Mulligan ... majoring in Engineering Management.