Long Beach State (2008): Pitched in 12 games, and made five starts as a spot starter and long reliever ... posted a 2-2 record with a 3.65 ERA ... his 37.0 innings pitched were fifth on the team ... started the year with three strikeouts in four shutout innings against San Diego (2/26) ... picked up a quality start against Loyola Marymount, giving up one run and striking out a career-best five in 5.1 innings, despite finishing with a no decision (3/4) ... that game was the first of five consecutive starts ... picked up his first of the year against San Diego State, allowing no earned runs in five innings ... earned a second win against Oregon State after 4.1 innings of one-hit ball (5/19) ... pitched three innings of scoreless relief against Cal State Fullerton (5/23).
Junior College: Named to the All-Southern California team for the state champions as a freshman in 2007... also named first team All Orange Empire in 2007 after going a team-high 11-3 with a 3.50 ERA over 22 games and 22 starts... had three complete games and a team-best 105.1 innings pitched... gave up 115 hits and struck out 82 and walked 23... opponents batted .276 against him, as he gave up just three home runs all year... as a freshman went 1-0 with a 3.20 ERA over 13 games and two starts... pitched 19.2 innings, giving up 20 hits... struck out six and walked seven ... drafted in the 41st round of the 2007 MLB draft by the Royals.
High School: Three-year letterman in baseball and two-year letterman in volleyball at Woodcrest Christian in Riverside... named first team all-league and All-CIF as a senior baseball player and was all-league in volleyball as well in 2005... earned Team MVP honors in both sports, earning Woodcrest Christian Athlete of the Year honors... 2004 baseball team were CIF runners-up.
Personal: Son of Conrad and Kristi Topp ... majoring in recreation.
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