Long Beach State (2009): Made 16 relief appearances and two starts ... Pitched a total of 19.2 innings with 15 strikeouts ... Had a final record of 1-1 with an ERA of 4.12 ... Pitched two scoreless innings of relief with two strikeouts against Washington State (3/15) ... allowed one unearned run in 1.1 innings of work two days later against the Cougars (3/17) ... Held Wichita State scoreless in back to back appearances (3/21 -3/22) ... Made his first collegiate start at Santa Clara, earning the win in a career-high 3.0 inning appearance on a staff day (3/31) ... Pitched a scoreless inning of relief in a 3-2 loss to then No. 1 UC Irvine (4/9) ... Struck out a career high three batters at UCLA (4/28).
(2008): Made 11 appearances as a lefty out of the bullpen ... Finished with a 1.08 ERA in 8.1 innings pitched ... Gave up one run on the year ... Started the year with five hitless appearances ... Gave up just three hits on the season ... Pitched a season high 1.2 innings against USC, giving up no hits and no walks (3/15) ... Struck out a career-high two batters against UC Riverside (4/5) ... Finished the season with four more no-hit appearances, while striking out two with no walks ... Finished the year without issuing a walk.
(2007): Situational lefthander appeared in 15 games over 8.1 innings, posting a 3.24 ERA... Gave up five hits and struck out two and walked three ... Had a .179 opponent batting average ... Pitched a perfect eighth at CS Fullerton on May 26 in a 7-5 win ... Pitched in three of the four NCAA Regional games, getting a third of an inning each against Illinois-Chicago (twice) and UCLA.
High School: Lettered three years in baseball at Harbor High in Santa Cruz ... Named all-league all three years... In 2006 went 1-1 with an 0.74 ERA over 19.0 innings and three starts, striking out 22 and walking four ... Gave up just 16 hits ... Hit .383 as a junior with a .617 slugging percentage, while on the mound went 5-5 with a 2.45 ERA over 68.2 innings, striking out 46 and walking 33 over 12 starts ... Once struck out 17 in a single game, breaking the league record ... Also earned team MVP and team Cy Young honors ... Was one of two players from the league to play Division-I baseball.
Personal: Son of Harvey and Nancy Markovitz ... Majoring in Communications.
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