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34 Eric Brothers

2015 (SENIOR): Finished the season with a 1-8 record… appeared in 15 games starting in 10… posted a 6.25 ERA with 40 strikeouts and 39 walks in 63.1 innings… 63.1 innings pitched led team… allowed 57 runs, 44 of them earned… pitched season-high seven innings twice… struck out season-high seven batters vs. Upper Iowa on Apr. 8, 2015… only surrendered 13 doubles and one home run all season.

2014 (JUNIOR): Had a 1-6 record with a 6.13 ERA in 10 appearances, nine of them starts...allowed 53 runs as a pitcher (32 earned) and 63 hits in 47.0 innings…had 31 strikeouts and walked 27 hitters…recorded a season high eight innings and  six strikeouts against Minnesota-Duluth (4/19/15)…six times hurled five or more innnings, including final six starts of season...held opponents to six doubles and two HRs.

2013 (SOPHOMORE): Finished the season with a 3-5 record…posted a 6.75 ERA and 34 strikeouts (14 looking) over 45.1 innings pitched…notched a career best seven strikeouts in his first start of the season against Minnesota State…threw a complete game one-hit shutout, while striking out seven, in the Cougars' 10-0 win against Minot State (4/21).

2012 (FRESHMAN): Posted a 1-4 record (6.80 ERA) in nine appearances...earned his first collegiate victory at Regis University (2/19), allowing three earned runs and scattering five hits with five walks and five strikeouts (5.2 IP) in the Cougars' 4-3 victory over the Rangers...matched his career-best with a five strikeout outing against Dakota State (4/18)...twirled seven scoreless innings in USF's 8-5 loss at NCAA D-I South Dakota State (4/24), giving up four hits to go with six walks and a strikeout...finished his freshman campaign with 24 strikeouts, 30 base on balls in 41 innings of work...only surrendered 11 doubles and one home run throughout the season.

HIGH SCHOOL: standout baseball career at Valley Center HS, received second team All Valley League accolades as a senior, first team as a junior...also took home team MVP, Best Offensive Player and Taylor Benjamin (Most Inspirational) awards...named to the Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason California Region All High School Senior honorable mention squad...picked as a "Player to Watch For" in the 2011 & 2012 MLB draft by the MLB Prospect blog...fastball touches 88-90 mph...participated in the 2011 Under Armour Preseason All-American tournament...chosen as the top pitcher at the Under Armour San Diego Baseball Factory event...also played football and soccer.

PERSONAL: son of Ron & Mary Brothers...has one brother, Jason (25) and one sister, Jenny (24)...secondary education and mathematics double-major...goal is to play professional baseball or be a high school math teacher.

Position: Right Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Valley Center, Calif.
High School: Valley Center HS
Major: Math and Secondary Education
Experience: 2 Letters