Our final segment of the season preview looks at the pitching staff.
Born in San Francisco ... son of Sharon and Bill Ballowe ... has a younger sister, Katie ... undecided on a major.
WASHINGTON 2013: Made college debut as the starter Feb. 24 at Lamar, taking the loss in a two-and-one-thirds innings appearance ... pitched two innings in relief April 14 at Stanford, allowing two runs on two hits with one strikeout ... pitched two scoreless innings (one hit, one walk, one strikeout) April 21 vs. No. 5 Oregon State ... got the start April 24 at Gonzaga (no decision).
SAN RAMON VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
Played for coach Chris Declercq at San Ramon Valley ... as a senior, helped the Wolves to reach the CIF North Coast Section playoffs ... earned honorable mention All-America from Perfect Game prior to senior year ... as a junior, team went 8-7 and reached the CIF-NCS playoffs ... spent the summer of 2012 (after senior year) pitched for the Bellingham Bells in the college-level West Coast League.