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15 Erik Amundson

AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE IN 2017
Appeared in 15 games, all in relief ... Compiled identical stats from 2016 of a 2.63 ERA and 13.2 innings pitched ... Did not give up a run in 12 of 15 outings, including last seven ... Season highs of 2.0 innings and three strikeouts with a single and no runs or walks against vs. Sonoma State (3/25).

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2016
Appeared in 16 games, tied for fourth on the team, all in relief ... Did not give up a run in 14 of 16 outings, and did not allow an extra-base hit all year ... Opponents hit just .182 ... Made college debut in nightcap of doubleheader vs. The Master's (2/6) on Opening Day, coming on in relief in the ninth ... After not taking the mound from March 5 to April 23 and even missing a couple of road trips, produced an incredible late-season stretch, not giving up a run or even a hit over the remainder (nine appearances, 8.1 IP, 2 BB, 5 SO) ... Was near-perfect as the lone Triton arm to enter all three games at the CCAA Championship (5.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 4 SO) ... Went season-long 2.2 innings with season-high three strikeouts to help set up 7-6 walk-off win vs. Chico State (5/12) in Stockton.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2015
Redshirted the season.

SUMMER BALL
Pitched for the San Diego Waves of the Western Baseball Association (WBA) during the 2017 summer ... Pitched for the La Jolla Sharks of the San Diego Coastal Collegiate League (SDCCL) during the 2016 summer ... Pitched for the Menlo Park Legends of the California Collegiate League (CCL) during the 2015 summer ... Competed for Trosky Baseball over the previous four summers.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2014 graduate of Menlo-Atherton High School in Atherton ... Excelled as both a starting pitcher and centerfielder for the Bears ... Two-time All-Peninsula Athletic League (PAL) Bay Division First Team pitcher and Team MVP as a junior and senior ... Helped guide M-A to third round of CIF Central Coast Section playoffs for the first time in program history as a senior ... 1.70 ERA in 37 innings pitched as a sophomore ... 2.46 ERA and 78 strikeouts in 65.1 frames as a junior, while also hitting .354 from the leadoff position with 25 stolen bases in 25 attempts ... 2.33 ERA and 104 strikeouts over 75 innings as a senior, batting .392 with a .504 on-base percentage and 19 steals on 22 tries.

PERSONAL
Born April 22 in Stanford ... Mother is Maria Amundson and stepfather is Elliot Krane ... Mother attended Stanford ... Has a younger sister named Sophie ... Physics with specialization in materials physics major with a mathematics minor at Revelle College ... Minor in mathematics ... Plans to follow graduate school with physics research after earning his undergraduate degree from UCSD ... Memorable moments in baseball include throwing a no-hitter at the age of 15, and pitching against the Santa Barbara Foresters during the 2015 summer ... Enjoys playing guitar and weightlifting ... Roots for the San Francisco Giants and 49ers ... Favorite athlete is Giants ace Madison Bumgarner ... Top movies include Blazing Saddles and History of the World: Part I ... Listens to the Rolling Stones, Muse, Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin ... Loves vanilla ice cream.

CAREER PITCHING HIGHS (current through 2017 season)
Innings Pitched: 2.2, 5/12/16 vs. Chico State
Hits: 5, 4/15/17 at Cal Poly Pomona-1
Runs: 5, 2/13/16 vs. Cal State San Bernardino-1)
Earned Runs: 2, 3 times (last 4/28/17 at Cal State LA)
Walks: 2, 2 times (last 5/28/17 vs. St. Thomas Aquinas)
Strikeouts: 3, 2 times (last 3/25/17 vs. Sonoma State)

CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS (current through 2017 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
2016 2.63 2-1 16 0 0 0/0 0 13.2 8 7 4 3 7 0 0 0 44 .182 1 4 0 2 3
2017 2.63 1-1 15 0 0 0/0 0 13.2 18 6 4 4 10 4 0 0 55 .327 1 2 0 0 1
TOTALS 2.63 3-2 31 0 0 0/0 0 27.1 26 13 8 7 17 4 0 0 99 .263 2 6 0 2 4

FLD%
2016: .667 (1-3-2)
2017: 1.000 (1-2-0)
TOTALS: .778 (2-5-2)

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
2016
2017

Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 175
Year: Redshirt Junior
City/State: Menlo Park, CA
High School: Menlo-Atherton HS
College: Revelle
Major: Physics
Experience: 2 Letters
Erik Photos:
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