Baseball: Pepperdine Signs Andrew Wright for the 2014 Season
Jan. 17, 2013
MALIBU, Calif. – Pepperdine baseball is pleased to announce the signing of 6-4 LHP Andrew Wright (San Diego, Calif./Cathedral Catholic HS) to a National Letters of Intent to compete at Pepperdine in the 2014 season as released today by head coach Steve Rodriguez.
Pepperdine Baseball will release a new member of its 2014 class every Thursday on the official website of Pepperdine Athletics, PepperdineSports.com.
ANDREW WRIGHT, 6-4, 200, LHP (Cathedral Catholic HS)
Why Wright Chose Pepperdine: “I wanted to attend a school that would prepare me for my future; my dream is to be a professional baseball player. I believed that Pepperdine University would give me the best opportunity to make my future as successful as possible with its academic and athletic prestige.”
Coach Rodriguez on Wright: “Andrew is going to fill a great role for us as a big left-handed pitcher. He is still developing as a pitcher and he should be a big impact guy for us his freshman year. With our strength and conditioning program, I would expect Andrew to blossom in big ways like Noah Lowry did here.”
AN INSIDE LOOK AT WRIGHT
Pro baseball player: Barry Zito
Pro athlete: Peyton Manning
Pro team: Denver Broncos
TV Show: Fringe
What sporting event would you most like to attend? The Major League All Star Game
What is your most exciting/thrilling moment in your sports career? Robbing a friend's go-ahead home run in a high school game against our rivals, then striking him out in the seventh for the save.
What do you want to accomplish on and off the field at Pepperdine? I want to develop my baseball skills as well as my future, and I want to win the WCC.