(2008): Started 13 games as a true freshman ... Posted a 4.95 ERA with 42 strikeouts ... Took a tough loss in his first game, allowing two hits over six innings to Rice in a 3-1 loss (2/24) ... Had his best start of the year against Wichita State ... Pitched seven innings, giving up two runs and striking out a career-high eight batters while walking none (3/2) ... Started three straight games without a decision after that start ... Picked up his second win against Cal State Northridge, going 6.1 innings, striking out five and giving up one run (4/20).
High School: Skipped his senior season at Wilson HS to join LBSU a year early as he turned 18 years old in August, 2007 ... Passed his GED to finish his high school requirements prior to enrolling at LBSU ... Practiced but did not play with Wilson HS as a junior ... As a sophomore at Mayfair HS he went 6-1 with a 1.33 ERA and then played Team USA's Tournament of Stars and Junior Olympic programs and was in the Area Code Games at Blair Field ... Honor roll student.
Personal: Son of Diane Munoz... Has one sister, Morgan, a soccer player at Mayfair HS and another brother, Zach, in elementary school ... Major is communications.
Innings Pitched - 8.2, vs. UC Riverside (4/4/09)
Strikeouts - 8, vs. Wichita State (3/2/08)
Walks - 4, vs. UCLA (3/22/08)
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