CAREER HIGHS: Strikeouts: 4, 5/13/08 at Cal Poly; Walks: 3 (3x), Last: 5/20/08 at UC Riverside; IP (start): 7.0, 3/12 vs. Western Illinois; IP (relief): 3.1, 5/19/07 at Portland; Winning Streak: 2g, 3/12-4/4/08; Losing Streak: 2g, 4/8/08 - present; Low-hit CG: None.
CAREER: Graduated from Pepperdine with a degree in advertising ... Finished tenure at Pepperdine with a 3-3 win-loss record, 4.09 ERA and 31 strikeouts ... Appeared in 46 games with two starts and one save, and totaled 55.0 innings pitched ... Did not commit an error over his final 30 games, a streak that dated back to April 15, 2007.
2011/SENIOR: Appeared in two games with one start after missing all of 2009 and 2010 with injuries ... Pitched in relief vs. BYU (4/1) and struck out both of the batters he faced ... Received Senior Day start vs. Saint Mary's (5/28) and suffered the loss after allowing five runs (four earned) on three hits and a walk.
2010/FALL: Did not compete during Pepperdine's Blue and Orange World Series due to injury.
2010/JUNIOR: Missed entire season due to injury.
2009/REDSHIRT: Did not compete due to injury and was granted a redshirt season.
2008/FALL: Picked up the win for the Blue Team in its 6-3 game 2 (11/14) victory over the Orange during the Blue and Orange World Series ... Pitched the third and fourth innings, allowing two hits and three weeks ... Escaped a bases-loaded jam in the fourth inning with no outs by getting Orange leadoff man Brian Humphries to ground into a 3-2-3 double play before striking out Bobby Cozine ... Ran into trouble into the third with two runners in scoring position, however, Nate Johnson's sacrifice fly RBI was reversed when Colin Rooney left the bag early and was doubled off third base ... Did not pitch during the exhibition series with Long Beach State.
2008/SOPHOMORE: Finished season with a 2-1 record and 4.41 earned-run average while compiling 20 appearances and one start ... In 32.2 innings, gave up 16 earned runs and struck out 16 while limiting opposing batters to a .264 average ... Close to unhittable in five conference games spanning 10.2 innings, allowing just one earned run (0.84 ERA) as WCC hitters compiled a .139 average against him ... Gave up only five hits to conference opponents ... Surrendered just 11 hits in 44 at bats to left-handed hitters (.244) all season ... In first and only collegiate start of season vs. Western Illinois (3/12) , pitched seven innings of two-hit ball and struck out three in a 5-1 Waves' victory ... Recorded first save of career at Cal Poly (5/13), striking out a season high four batters over the final 2.1 innings as Pepperdine won 8-5 ... His performance at Pomona lowered his ERA to a season low 3.64 ... Kept Pepperdine in the game against San Diego (5/4) with three innings of two-hit scoreless relief; however, the Waves would go on to lose 2-0 as three Toreros combined for the shutout ... After allowing four earned runs in .2 IP to start the season, settled down to pitch scoreless relief in five of his next six appearances, which helped lower his ERA from 54.00 on (2/26) to 3.78 (3/31) ... Opposing base runners were 0-for-3 against him and his battery mate in stolen base attempts ... Played error free ball and helped turn a double play.
2007/FRESHMAN: Appeared in 24 games out of the bullpen and led all relievers with a 2.08 ERA over 21.2 innings of work ... Finished with a 1-1 record and limited opposing batters to a .233 batting average ... Pitched a season-high 3.1 innings in relief at Portland (5/19) ... Had two strikeouts twice (2/3 at UNLV and 5/8 vs. UCLA) ... Earned his victory on 4/6 vs. Loyola Marymount after only throwing one-third of an inning in relief.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Sierra High School, located in Manteca, Calif., in 2006 ... A two-year letterwinner ... Named the Valley Oak League Offensive Player of the Year as a senior after batting .506 with four home runs and 25 RBI ... A two-time all-league selection ... On the mound, went 7-4 with a 1.45 ERA, eight complete games and fanned 81 batters over 62.2 innings ... Participated in the 2006 California North vs. South All-Star Game ... Also competed in wrestling ... Played summer ball for Golden Era Baseball ... Selected in the 42nd round of the 2006 MLB First-Year Player Draft by the Baltimore Orioles.
PERSONAL: Given name is Jordan David Durrance ... Born in Tacoma, Wash. ... Son of Daniel and Terrill Durrance ... Advertising major.
FAVORITES: Favorite pro baseball player is Sandy Koufax ... Favorite pro baseball team is the Oakland Athletics ... Favorite book is This Present Darkness ... Favorite movie is The Hangover ... Favorite TV Show is Supernatural ... Favorite musical artist is Ween ... Favorite food is buttered garlic shrimp ... Favorite sport other than baseball is Wii Bowling ... Favorite thing about baseball is "the nature of the game and the passion that comes along with it."