Born in Redmond, Wash. ... son of Don and Susan Bishop ... has an older sister, Kendall ... majoring in economics.
Bellevue Community College
Played the 2006 season at Bellevue CC under coach Mark Yoshino ... redshirted the 2005 season due to "Tommy John" surgery after having played at Edmonds CC as freshman in 2004 ... played under current UW assistant coach Tighe Dickinson at Edmonds ... drafted by the Orioles in the 40th round of the 2004 draft ... signed with Coastal Carolina after 2004 season, but never attended ... struck out 58 batters in 52.2 innings last season at Bellevue ... helped Edmonds with 38-9 overall and 22-2 league record in 2004.
Juanita High School
Earned four varsity letters (2000-2003) under coach Gary Groenen at Juanita ... served as team captain as a junior and senior ... a first-team All-KingCo selection as a senior and second-teamer as a junior ... hit .394 as a senior outfielder ... as a junior, posted a 1.53 ERA with 53 strikeouts ... also a standout basketball player for the Rebels ... graduated with a 3.5 grade point average.