THIS YEAR: Brian Ozols begins his sophomore season at Pepperdine . . . One of 12 sophomores on the Waves' roster . . . Part of a Pepperdine recruiting class that was ranked No. 7 nationally by Baseball America . . . A talented athlete who competed in baseball and football in high school . . . Expected to work out of the bullpen in 2006.
2005: Made only appearance of the season at UC Santa Barbara (2-6) and allowed three hits, four runs and two walks.
HIGH SCHOOL: A two-sport athlete at Rancho Bernardo High in Rancho Bernardo, California . . . Pitched and played the outfield as a junior . . . Posted a 0.00 ERA and helped Rancho Bernardo to the CIF championship game . . . Team was ranked No. 4 nationally . . . Registered a 3-0 record and hit four home runs during senior campaign . . . Served as the football team's starting quarterback and punter . . . Led Rancho Bernardo to the CIF quarterfinals as a senior . . . Team advanced to the CIF Championship game during sophomore season.
PERSONAL: Born February 7, 1986 . . . A resident of Rancho Bernardo, California . . . Attended Rancho Bernardo High . . . A member of the Who's Who list of high school students all four years . . . Considered Baylor, Boise State and Northern Arizona before choosing Pepperdine . . . Majoring in history.