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#29 Alon Leichman
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 190
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Kibbutz Gezer, Israel
High School: Givat Brenner Regional School
Other College: Cypress College
College: Muir
Major: International Studies
Experience: 1 Letter
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AS A JUNIOR IN 2015
UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (5/19) ... Made 13 appearances, all but one of them starts ... Went 7-2, tying for second-most wins on the team, with a 3.71 ERA ... Walked just nine in 53.1 innings ... Combined on two of program-record 13 shutouts ... Triton debut came on Opening Day as he drew the start in doubleheader nightcap vs. Western Oregon (2/1), going 4.2 innings and allowing three unearned runs on six hits and no walks while striking out three and earning the win ... Arguably best outing came in final appearance of season, when he threw 5.2 frames (5 H, R, 0 BB, 4 K) to help move UCSD into the final of the NCAA West Regional with 5-3 victory vs. Azusa Pacific (5/18) ... Picked up second win with 5.0 shutout innings (3 H, 0 BB, 5 K) to open doubleheader vs. Cal State Dominguez Hills (2/21) ... Tossed five more shutout frames (2 H, BB, 2 K) to cap doubleheader sweep at Cal State Stanislaus (4/18) ... Twice went a season-long 6.0 innings, both wins, at Cal State East Bay (2/28) and at Sonoma State (3/28) ... Struck out a season-best five three times ... Did not walk a batter over first four stints (14.2 IP, 13 K).

AS A JUNIOR IN 2014
Took a medical redshirt year.

CYPRESS COLLEGE
Attended Cypress College for two years and was a member of the baseball team ... Aided Cypress to the 2013 CCCAA state title, beating current teammate Erik Lewis' Fullerton College in the championship game, 10-3 ... Pat Doyle Award in 2013 ... 1.42 ERA in 31 innings.

INTERNATIONAL
Recovered from late-season surgery in time to represent his native country of Israel during the 2014 summer, at the European Baseball Championship C-Pool tournament in Ljubljana, Slovenia, July 29-Aug. 2 ... Made one appearance, drawing the starting assignment in the final vs. host Slovenia (8/2) and tossing a seven-inning shutout in a run-rule-shortened, 14-0 victory ... Allowed just one hit and one walk in facing one batter over the minimum, while striking out nine (box score) ... Retired 16 straight after a double to open the game ... Teammates with former UCSD closer (2004-05) Shlomo Lipetz as Israel swept through the tournament at 5-0, out-scoring opponents, 53-7, with a pair of shutouts from Leichman and Lipetz ... Also pitched for Israel during the 2015 summer ... Previously represented Israel numerous times at various age levels.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2007 graduate of Givat Brenner Regional School in Israel.

PERSONAL
Born May 29, 1989 in Israel ... Parents are David Leichman and Marilyn Gold ... Has two older siblings named Eliora and Arishai ... International studies-history major at Muir College ... Playing for Team Israel and winning a state championship at Cypress College are his favorite baseball memories ... Hobbies include playing sports and traveling ... Roots for the New York Yankees and Maccabi Tel Aviv ... Favorite athlete is Derek Jeter ... Listens to Israeli music ... Loves to eat humus ... Greatest influence is his brother ... Has a black belt in jiu-jitsu.

CAREER PITCHING HIGHS (current through 2015 season)
Innings Pitched: 6.0, 2 times (last 3/28/15 at Sonoma State-1)
Hits: 8, 2 times (last 4/11/15 vs. Cal State Monterey Bay-2)
Runs: 7, 4/11/15 vs. Cal State Monterey Bay-2
Earned Runs: 6, 4/11/15 vs. Cal State Monterey Bay-2
Walks: 2, 2 times (last 5/2/15 vs. Cal State L.A.-1)
Strikeouts: 5, 3 times (last 2/28/15 at Cal State East Bay)

CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS (current through 2015 season)

Year ERA W-L APP GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR AB OAV WP HBP BK SFA SHA
2015 3.71 7-2 13 12 0 0/2 0 53.1 62 27 22 9 37 7 1 5 212 .292 3 3 0 0 3
TOTALS 3.71 7-2 13 12 0 0/2 0 53.1 62 27 22 9 37 7 1 5 212 .292 3 3 0 0 3

FLD%
2015: .923 (7-5-1)
TOTALS: .923 (7-5-1)

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
2015

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