AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2019
Made college debut vs. Concordia Portland (2/12), tossing scoreless ninth with groundout, flyout, infield single and first career strikeout to cap 9-2 win.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2018
Played for Blue Wave Baseball (2009-16).
A 2017 graduate of Northwood High School in Irvine ... Played for Timberwolves in Pacific Coast League (PCL) ... Three-time Under Armour All-America Pre-Season Tournament (2015-17) and 2016 Arizona Fall Classic All-Academic Game participant.
Born June 25 in Newport Beach ... Parents are Mike and Rina Buting ... Father attended Indiana and mother went to UCLA ... Has a younger sister named Sarah ... Mechanical engineering major at Roosevelt College ... Hopes to engineer high-performance cars or work as an R&D (research and development) engineer on a Formula 1 racing team after graduating from UC San Diego ... A memorable baseball moment is throwing a shutout on father's birthday at age of 12 ... Enjoys guitar, piano, surfing and golf ... Roots for Los Angeles Angels and Denver Broncos ... Favorite athlete is Washington Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer ... Top movie is Forrest Gump ... Listens to Jon Pardi, Led Zeppelin and Kendrick Lamar ... Loves salmon ... Can play five instruments.