Born April 25, 1981, in Pullman, Wash. ... mother is Mary and father is Tom, a UW grad ... has a younger brother (Ryan) and two younger sisters (Lindsay and Molly) ... a pre-arts & sciences major.
2002 (Junior) – The Huskies’ No. 2 starter through most of the season ... selected by Montreal in the 35th round of the 2002 draft, but elected to return for his senior season ... won his last six decisions after starting the year 1-2 ... in eight starts in Pac-10 play, went 5-0 with a 4.07 ERA over 55.1 innings ... 4.07 ERA in league play was eighth best in the Pac-10 ... went seven innings or more in each of his last five starts, winning all five (vs. UCLA, at USC, at Oregon State, vs. Arizona and vs. Harvard) ... in his final start of the year, out-dueled Harvard ace Ben Crockett in a 4-2 thriller as both went the distance ... allowed only seven hits, two runs and no walks while fanning six in the win ... at USC, threw a then-career-high eight and one-third innings, allowing five hits and three runs .. struck out a season-high eight batters over 7.1 five-hit innings to beat UCLA ... allowed three runs on eight hits over 7.2 at Oregon State ... gave up only one run on five hits, no walks and 7 Ks in last start of the season vs. Arizona ... no decision April 27 at Cal, despite allowing only two runs over 5.1 innings ... also no result in a solid start April 20 vs. Stanford, allowing two runs in six innings, leaving with a 4-2 lead ... combined for a two-hit shutout of Northwestern in a 2-0 UW win ... no-hit the Wildcats through the first four and one-third ... finished having worked five innings, allowing one hit, no runs and two walks for the win ... spent the summer in the Cape Cod League with Brewster, posting a 4-1 record and a 2.14 ERA ... allowed only 38 hits and 14 walks while fanning 38 in 46.1 innings for the Whitecaps ... 2001 (Sophomore) – Started the year as one of the Huskies’ top starters, but was slowed by a mid-season shoulder injury ... earned a convincing win in his first game of the season, starting and throwing seven shutout innings vs. Kentucky ... allowed only three hits in that win ... struck out eight over five innings to get a win at UC Riverside March 3 ... allowed one unearned run in six innings to beat Southern Utah March 10 ... no decision in the Huskies’ 7-6, 10-inning win over USC after working six innings ... started and threw one inning at Stanford March 25, but left the game with the injury ... didn’t pitch again until April 24, when he worked four innings vs. Lewis-Clark State ... suffered consecutive losses to Washington State, Oregon State and Arizona State to even his record at 3-3 ... threw one-third of an inning at Arizona in his only relief outing ... 2000 (Freshman) – Saw time primarily as a reliever early on before getting three starts late in the season ... fanned four in two and two-thirds innings in his first career appearanced, Feb. 19 vs. Creighton ... threw a no-hit inning of relief in the Huskies’ 10-8 win over Gonzaga ... struck out two in a perfect inning vs. Portland ... first career start came in difficult circumstances April 16 against a World Series-bound Stanford team ... allowed only one run over his first four innings that day, but ran into trouble in the fifth, surrendering the first two runs of a six-run Cardinal rally before being relieved ... fanned three in an inning and one-third at Arizona State on May 13 ... other starts came at Wichita State and vs. Portland ... during the Huskies’ trip to Cuba, threw three and one-third innings, allowing two hits, one unearned run and two walks while fanning two.
Mercer Island High School
Earned two letters as a pitcher and third baseman for coach Jeremy Briggs at Mercer Island, teaming with fellow senior pitcher Scott Robertson ... as a senior, earned first-team All-KingCo and honorable mention all-America ... won the AAA KingCo title as a junior and finished second as a senior ... 6-2 with a 2.26 ERA, 46 strikeouts and 15 walks in 31.0 innings as a senior ... drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the late rounds of the 1999 draft.