AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2017
Took the ball from head coach Eric Newman on Opening Day vs. Concordia (2/3).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2016
CCAA All-Academic ... Made 14 appearances, all starts to lead the team ... Only Triton pitcher with double-digit starts, and one of two with zero relief stints ... Second on the team with 68.1 innings pitched ... Caught seven base-stealers, several of them picked off of first base ... Made college debut and drew first career start in 6-2 win vs. No. 10 Cal Poly Pomona (2/14), settling for the no-decision after tossing five shutout innings and allowing just four singles and a hit-by-pitch while striking out a pair ... Combined with fellow true freshman Kyle Mora on UCSD's lone shutout of 2016, 3-0 vs. No. 24 CPP (3/20), going the first six frames (7 H, 2 BB, SO) to earn first career win after five successive no-decisions ... Went a season-long 7.0 innings four times.
Teammates with Christian Leung for the Woodstock (Va.) River Bandits of the Valley Baseball League (VBL) during the 2016 summer.
A 2015 graduate of Clovis High School ... Tri-River Athletic Conference (TRAC) First Team as a senior and second team as a junior ... Aided Cougars (33-5) to 2014 TRAC and CIF Central Section Division 1 titles, State Team of the Year distinction and No. 4 national ranking ... Clovis was TRAC and CIF runner-up in 2015 ... 2015 Cal-Hi Sports All-State Third Team, MaxPreps California Large Schools All-State Second Team and Fresno Bee Fab 50 ... 2014 MaxPreps Underclass All-American (top 30 juniors), Cal-Hi Sports All-State Underclass First Team, MaxPreps California Large Schools All-State Second Team, and Fresno Bee All-Star ... Went 8-1 with a 1.07 ERA and 66 strikeouts over 14 starts and 84.2 innings pitched as a junior ... Made 14 more starts as a senior, compiling a 10-3 record and 1.36 ERA with 72 strikeouts to 19 walks in 87.1 frames ... Two-time Dick Selma Pitcher of the Year ... Also competed in basketball.
Born May 13 in Fresno ... Parents are Mike and Chi Mott ... Father attended UC Davis while mother went to UCLA; both are pharmacists ... Has an older brother named Jonathan and an older sister named Kelsey ... Pharmacological chemistry major at Revelle College ... Interested in becoming a chemical engineer after graduating from UCSD and improving the efficiency of chemical processes ... Most memorable moment in baseball is dogpiling at Rawhide Ballpark in Visalia after winning the 2014 CIF championship ... Roots for the San Francisco Giants ... Favorite athlete is Michael Jordan ... Top movie is The Shawshank Redemption ... Listens to Relient K.
CAREER PITCHING HIGHS (current through 2016 season)
Innings Pitched: 7.0, 4 times (last 5/7/16 vs. Cal State San Marcos-1)
Hits: 9, 4/16/16 vs. SF State-2
Runs: 8, 4/23/16 at Cal State Monterey Bay-2)
Earned Runs: 5, 2 times (last 5/13/16 vs. Cal Poly Pomona)
Walks: 3, 3 times (5/13/16 vs. Cal Poly Pomona)
Strikeouts: 5, 2 times (last 4/10/16 at Sonoma State-2)
CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS (current through 2016 season)
2016: 1.000 (7-15-0)
TOTALS: 1.000 (7-15-0)