Long Beach State (2010): Took over the role of the Friday night starter as a sophomore ... Earned second-team All-Big West honors as a starting pitcher ... Finished the season with a team-best 3.28 ERA and tied for the team lead with five wins ... Gagnon's ERA was fifth in the Big West ... His 93.1 innings pitched was also a team high ... Held opponents to a .238 batting average on the year ... Made 15 starts on the season, posting a 5-7 record ... Struck out 65, second-most on the Dirtbags ... Pitched Saturday against Arizona, going six innings in a win, his first of the season (2/27) ... Made his best start of the year against Washington, throwing a complete-game three-hitter, surrendering one unearned run and striking out four in a win (3/6) ... Set a career high in his next start, striking out 12 batters against Wichita State (3/12) ... Earned his third with six strikeouts in six innings at UNLV (3/19) ... Took a tough no-decision against Pacific, pitching 8.0 innings of shutout ball, striking out six in a 2-1 loss (4/1) ... Won back-to-back conference starts against UC Santa Barbara and Cal Poly (4/23, 4/30) ... Threw his second complete game of the year against Cal State Northridge, but lost after giving up one earned run in a 3-2 defeat (5/21) ... Pitched for the Brewster Whitecaps of the Cape Cod league in summer baseball ... Named as the Eastern Division starting pitcher for the Cape All-Star Game at Fenway Park ... Led the league with five wins while posting a 2.10 ERA and 43 strikeouts.
(2009): Earned the Sunday role in the rotation as a true freshman ... Was second on the team with 44 strikeouts while compiling a 3-7 record ... Made his collegiate debut at USC, going five innings as the starter and giving up just one earned run (2/22) ... Pitched well in his only relief performance, entering in the fourth inning and going 5.1 innings against Cal, striking out five(2/28) ... Struck out a career-high seven batters and picked up his first collegiate win at South Carolina (3/8) ... pitched a career-high eight innings vs. UC Riverside (4/5)
High School: Lettered four years at Liberty High School ... Batted .218 with 12 RBIs sophomore year ... Batted .380 with 18 RBIs and had a 1.97 ERA during junior season ... Batted .371 with 17 RBIs and also had a 1.58 ERA during senior year earning All-County (East Bay) honors.
Personal: Son of Paul Gagnon and Stacey Saler ... mother ran track at Long Beach State ... majoring in communications.
Innings Pitched - 9.0, 2x, last at Cal State Northridge (5/21/10)
Strikeouts - 12, vs. Wichita State (3/12/10)
Walks - 5, at UC Riverside (4/16/10)
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