2014: Struck out career best 4 vs. N. Colorado, but allowe career-hi 4 hits ... picked up win #2 in 8-3, 14 innng game vs. USC (1.1 IP, 2 K) ... ave up first career earned run in 1.0 of work vs. Gonzaga (1.0, 1 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 2 K) ... picked up first career win and was the first winning pitcher in Husky Ballpark history, after tossing 2.1 innings of hitless relief, striking out 3 in 8-7 win over Arizona ... pitched 2.0 inning of scoreless relief vs. Santa Clara on March 9 ... made a stellar UW debut throwing 4.0 IP, 1 H, 2 unearned runs, 4 K’s vs. Nebraska
TACOMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
While a sophomore at TCC, Choate worked out of the bullpen in the closer role pitching 11 innings, striking out 12 and recording one save … second-team All-WCL in 2013… played summer ball with the Corvallis Knights helping them win the 2013 West Coast League championship ... led the Knights with a 0.50 ERA in 15 games, going 1-1 and recording 5 saves.
MONTLAKE TERRACE HIGH SCHOOL Lettered two years under Coach Andrew Watters at Montlake Terrace High School.
GETTING TO KNOW BRANDON CHOATE
Why do you love baseball:
It gives me a chance to compete each and every day.
Rap always gets me pumped up for the game.
Best player I’ve played against:
Michael Conforto, because he’s a hard guy to get out and is a true competitor.
Greatest baseball memory:
Winning the WCL with the Corvallis Knights in 2013.