Born March 6, 1979, in Bremerton, Wash. ... father is Clary and mother is Sandy ... has three brothers (Ben, Clary and Chris) ... a cousin, Todd Carlsen, pitched at Hawaii in the late 1980s ... communications major.
2001 (Senior) -- Enters his final season at Washington as one of the most successful starting pitchers in UW history … will share team captain duties with Marc Rittenhouse … will certainly be one of the Huskies’ top starters … has a good chance to become the winningest pitcher in Husky history as his 22 career victories are only five short of Mike Smith’s career record of 27 … already tied for No. 2 on the career wins list … 42 starts are most in school history … fifth in UW history with 252.1 career innings pitched and third with 196 career strikeouts … 2000 (Junior) -- Was off to another tremendous season in a career full of them before falling victim to a shoulder inujry that eventually required off-season surgery last fall … still managed to post a 6-3 record despite struggling through the latter part of the season … drafted by Oakland in the 42nd round of the draft despite the injury, but didn’t sign … ranked third in the Pac-10 with only 1.94 walks per game … walked only 18 while fanning 79 … picked up first win with a solid, seven-inning start vs. Gonzaga on Feb. 25 … allowed only two earned runs, walked none and fanned seven in that game … beat Dayton with an eight-inning start, giving up only one run on five hits and two walks with eight Ks … got a win at Southern Utah … beat California with a seven and one-third inning start, striking out 10 and walking only one … went the distance to beat Arizona on April 7, allowing only four hits and two runs while fanning seven … named Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week after that outing … also posted a complete-game win over Washington State on May 8, holding the cross-state rivals to two runs on six hits while striking out eight … losses came to UCLA, Arizona State and Oregon State … 1999 (Sophmore) -- Had an outstanding season, playing most of the year as the Huskies’ No. 2 starter ... posted a 9-1 record, including a 4-1 mark in Pac-10 play ... nine wins were sixth in the Pac-10 ... finished the spring by being invited to the USA National Team trials ... made 14 starts, second-most on the team ... picked up a win vs. BYU in first start ... threw seven strong innings to beat Nevada for second win, allowing only one unearned run and a walk while fanning five ... threw the first seven innings of a shutout to beat George Washington, allowing only three hits and a walk while striking out seven ... allowed only one earned run and fanned seven in seven frames vs. Cal on Mar. 21, but got no decision ... threw a nine-inning complete game to beat UCLA on Mar. 28 ... threw another gem in Tucson to beat Arizona, 2-1 ... in that game, allwed only four hits and one walk over eight innings of work ... threw eight and one-third to beat Cal State Northridge on April 16 ... earned a win with five innings against Oregon State on April 23 ... after starting 7-0, suffered first loss at Washington State on May 1 ... threw seven innings in a win at USC on May 15 ... earned final win of the year on May 20, beating Washington State with a seven-inning, no-walk performance ... spent the summer with Bourne in the Cape Cod League ... fanned 61 and walked only 11 in 60 innings ... 5-2 with a 1.89 ERA ... a league all-star, three-time pitcher of the week and five-time star of the day ... 1998 (Freshman) -- Turned in one of the best freshman pitching seasons in Husky history ... only freshman to be named to the All-Pac-10 North team ... named a first-team Freshman All-America by Collegiate Baseball and a second-team Freshman All-America by the Sporting News ... third in the Pac-10 North (and eighth in the Pac-10 overall) in earned run average ... also third in the division in wins, third in innings pitched and seventh in strikeouts ... threw one of only three complete-game shutouts by a Pac-10 North pitcher in 1998 ... named the Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week after a nine-inning, one-hit shutout of Washington State on Apr. 4 ... in that game, allowed just the one hit (a single) while walking four and fanning six ... had a shutout going against No. 1 Stanford on March 24 before allowing a three-run, game-tying homer with two down in the eighth ... got a no-decision in that one as the Huskies lost, 4-3, in 10 innings ... won his first career start, fanning six in 5.1 innings to beat South Florida (Feb. 15) ... worked six innings in a victory over UCSB in second start ... threw five shutout innings, allowing only two hits and fanning five, to beat Gonzaga on Mar. 1 for his third win ... ran his streak to four straight with a five-inning, no-walk win over Portland State on Mar. 14 ... fifth win was a seven-K, 6.2-inning outing at Oregon State on Apr. 10 ... threw seven innings to beat PSU for sixth victory (Apr. 25) and threw a seven-inning CG for a win over Oregon State on May 2 ... no decision in UW wins over California on May 9, Stanford in the Pac-10 Series (May 15) and Rice at the NCAA Central Regional ... named a Cape Cod League All-Star over the summer, posting a 4-1 record and a 2.53 ERA for the Bourne Braves.
North Kitsap High School
Earned three letters as a pitcher and first baseman at North Kitsap under coach Steve Frease ... captained the team as a junior and a senior ... team was 41-21 over his three seasons ... a first-team All-Olympic League pitcher and first baseman as a junior and senior after making first team as a utility player as a sophomore ... also all-state, league MVP and most inspirational winner as a senior ... compiled a three-year record of 17-6 ... 7-2 with a 1.12 ERA as a senior ... struck out 16 in a game vs. Olympic High ... also won three letters each in football and basketball ... as a senior quarterback, completed 184 of 306 attempts for 1,957 yards ... two-time first-team all-league quarterback ... league MVP and all-state as a senior ... first-team all-league in basketball ... graduated with a 3.87 GPA and was a National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Award finalist ... a 24th-round pick by Pittsburgh in the 1997 draft.
JEFF CARLSEN’S CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS:
Year ERA W-L G/GS CG ShO Sv IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR 1998 4.39 7-3 14/13 2 1 0 80.0 87 50 39 30 62 17 2 13 1999 4.85 9-1 14/14 1 0 0 89.0 101 56 48 29 55 22 0 12 2000 5.83 6-3 13/13 2 0 0 83.1 105 64 54 18 79 28 9 12 Totals 5.03 22-7 41/40 5 1 0 252.1 293 170 141 77 196 67 11 37