AS A FRESHMAN IN 2019
Played for Garciaparra Baseball Group (GBG) from 2014-17.
A 2018 graduate of Palos Verdes Peninsula High School in Rolling Hills Estates ... Played with Triton teammate Michael Fuhrman, and has since about eight years old ... Aided Panthers to Bay League title as a junior with school record for wins, earning All-Bay League First Team and Daily Breeze South Bay All-Area Second Team ... 2018 Rawlings-Perfect Game Preseason California Region All-High School Senior Honorable Mention ... Missed senior season after undergoing Tommy John surgery ... Junior year totals included 7-2 record, 1.23 ERA, 1.07 WHIP, 59 innings pitched and 61 strikeouts against 11 walks ... Threw three seven-inning shutouts, two five-inning shutouts, 16 consecutive scoreless frames with 19 strikeouts while allowing five hits and two walks, and a one-hit shutout with nine strikeouts ... Team awards included Most Outstanding Pitcher (2015, 2016), MVP (2016) and Pitcher of the Year (2017).
Born Dec. 16 in Long Beach ... Parents are Marc and Jolene Meskin ... Father attended Long Beach State ... Has two older brothers named Jacob and Michael ... Jacob was three-year letterwinner (2008, 10, 11) as catcher at Arizona ... Economics major at Sixth College ... Career goals after graduating from UC San Diego include professional baseball or getting an MBA ... Most memorable baseball moments include beating rival Palos Verdes High School, breaking PVPHS' all-time record for single-season wins, and earning program's first Bay League title in over a decade ... Lists basketball as a hobby ... Roots for Los Angeles Clippers, New York Yankees, Miami Marlins, New York Islanders and LAFC ... Favorite athlete is Justin Verlander ... Top movie is The Road to El Dorado ... Listens to Foster the People, Maroon 5 and The Who ... Loves sushi ... Hates bananas.