CAREER: Contributed as an outfielder and on the mount during three seasons at Pepperdine . . . Used primarily as a reliever in 2006 . .. After making one start, moved to the closer's role in 2007 . . . Ranks fifth on Pepperdine's all-time saves list with 14 . . . Tied for 17th with 65 appearances . . . Part of a Pepperdine recruiting class that was ranked No. 7 nationally by Baseball America in 2004 . . . Enjoyed a stellar high school career at Chatsworth High, winning back-to-back high school national championships . . . A versatile player who is an outstanding athlete . . . Highly recruited baseball player.
2007: Named honorable mention All-West Conference (WCC)...Utilized as a starter, reliever and outfielder . . . Assumed the closer's role second week of the season . . . Made a team and career-high 29 appearances on the mound, making one start, and went 2-3 with a 3.46 ERA and 12 saves . . . Registered a 2-2 mark and 2.19 ERA while making 28 relief appearances . . . Saves total ranks third on Pepperdine's single-season list . . . Tied for 17th nationally and led the WCC in saves . . . 12-for-17 in save opportunities . . . Logged 39.0 innings, surrendered 37 hits, 21 runs (15 earned), walked 21 and struck out 26 . . . Pitched 37.0 innings of relief, allowed 31 hits, 14 runs (9 earned), walked 18 and struck out 24 . . . .Made lone start as a position player versus UC Davis (2-10) and went 0-for-4 . . . Totaled five at-bats, had an RBI and stolen base . . . Only pitching start of the year came at UNLV (2-3) and suffered a loss after working 2.0 innings, surrendering six hits, seven runs (six earned), walking three and striking out two . . . Converted all three save opportunities . . . Earned first save of season versus UC Davis (2-9) when he pitched 1.2 innings, allowed one hit and struck out one . . . Picked up saves in back-to-back outings versus Western Carolina (3-3) and North Carolina State (3-4) . . . Struck out season-high three batters in 1.1 innings versus North Carolina State . . . Allowed first run as the Waves' closer at UC Santa Barbara (3-6) while pitching 1.2 innings . . . Appeared in both games at Oklahoma State (3/9-3/10) . . . Had first blown save of the season in series opener before collecting a win in Game 2 . . . Took a loss versus Minnesota (3-18) after working 1.0 inning, allowing four hits, two runs and walking one . . . Suffered loss at Long Beach State (4-10) after allowing two hits, two runs (one earned) in 0.1 inning . . . Earned a two-inning save versus Santa Clara (4-22) . . . Worked a season-high 4.0 innings of relief versus Gonzaga (5-13), allowing three hits, a run, walked two and struck out one.
SUMMER 2006: Played for the La Crosse Loggers of the Northwoods Leagues . . . Appeared in 13 games, starting 10, and posted a 2-3 record and 1.77 ERA . . . Worked 71.1 innings, allowed 60 hits, 14 earned runs, walked 25 and struck out a team-high 61 batters.
2006: Used primarily in relief . . . Made 24 appearances, four as a starter, and went 6-1 with a 3.52 ERA . . . Logged 53.2 innings, allowed 59 hits, 21 earned runs, walked 23 and struck out 33 . . . Appeared in seven WCC games, all in relief, and posted an 0-1 record and 4.85 ERA . . . Went hitless in four at-bats while appearing in two games . . . Pitched a career-high 4.2 innings of relief on two occasions, versus Dartmouth (3-18) and San Francisco (4-9) . . . Picked up first win of the season against Dartmouth (3-18) after allowing three hits, two runs, walking one and striking out three . . . Received a no-decision against San Francisco (4-9) after scattering seven hits, walking two, striking out three and not allowing a run . . . Made first start of the season versus UC Santa Barbara (4-18) and picked up a win after pitching four scoreless innings, allowing one hit, walking two and striking out two . . . Longest outing of the season came against USC (5-16) when he pitched five innings, allowed six hits, an unearned run, walked two and struck out one en route to earning a victory.
<2005: Appeared in 23 games, starting 10 as an outfielder, first baseman and designated hitter . . . Also was used on the mound as both a starter and reliever, appearing in 12 games and starting three . . . Batted .167 in 42 at-bats with four runs scored and four RBI . . . Made collegiate debut in season-opener as the starting right fielder and went 1-for-3 at UC Santa Barbara (2-4) . . . Went 2-for-5 with two runs scored and three RBI at Houston (2-20) . . . Had a 1-5 record and 8.77 ERA in 25.2 innings . . . Made first career appearance on the mound at UC Santa Barbara (2-6) and pitched 1.1 innings allowing three hits, three runs, walked three and struck out two . . . Made first career start vs. No. 2 Cal State Fullerton (4-19) and earned initial collegiate victory after pitching a career-high seven innings, allowing three hits, two runs, walking four and striking out three . . . . Selected as the West Coast Conference's (WCC) third-best newcomer in a poll of league coaches conducted by Baseball America in 2005 prior to the season.
HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterman at Chatsworth High in Chatsworth, California . . . Four-time All-West Valley League, three-time All-Los Angeles City Section and two-time all-state . . . A 2004 Preseason All-American by Collegiate Sports . . . Three-time Los Angeles City Champions, 2003 and 2004 state and national champions . . . Team ranked No. 1 nationally by Baseball America . . . Helped lead team to perfect 35-0 record in 2004 . . . Batted .490 with six home runs and 35 RBI while registering a 13-0 record and 1.38 ERA as the club's ace in 2004.
PERSONAL: Born December 17, 1985 . . . A resident of Lake Balboa, California . . . Attended Chatsworth High in Chatsworth, California . . . Considered UC Irvine and USC before choosing Pepperdine.