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#1 Troy Cruz
Position: Infield/Right-Handed Pitcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 160
Year: Sophomore
City/State: Chula Vista, CA
High School: Bonita Vista HS
College: Warren
Major: Economics
Experience: 1 Letter
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AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2014
NCBWA Preseason All-West Region First Team at utility.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013
CCAA Freshman of the Year ... All-CCAA First Team at utility ... Local product who served in a variety of roles as a true freshman ... Began the season as the Triton closer before moving into the starting rotation, while also seeing significant action at second base and designated hitter ... Produced the only complete game by a UCSD pitcher on the year, throwing a seven-inning shutout vs. Cal State East Bay (3/29) ... Also combined on a 4-0 shutout vs. Cal State L.A. (3/16) to earn the win in his first collegiate pitching start, tossing the first five frames (3 H, 1 BB, 4 SO) Walked four times and scored three runs, both season highs, in a 10-2 victory in the first game of that doubleheader vs. CSULA ... Ultimately won each of his first five pitching starts, opening with a shutout streak of 16.2 innings ... Picked up three saves in February ... UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (3/18).

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2012 graduate of Bonita Vista High School in Chula Vista ... Two-time All-Mesa League selection ... Barons' MVP as a senior and Defensive Player of the Year as a junior ... Coaches' Award as a senior.

PERSONAL
Born Dec. 28, 1993 in San Diego ... Parents are Vedasto and Kimberly Cruz, who both attended San Diego State ... Has two brothers named Jake and Kyle ... Economics major at Warren College ... Counts hitting a walk-off home run as a senior in high school as a top baseball memory ... Enjoys over-the-line, golf and fishing ... Roots for the Boston Red Sox, Houston Texans, Los Angeles Lakers and Anaheim Ducks ... Favorite athlete is Red Sox slugger David Ortiz ... Top movie is D2: The Mighty Ducks ... Listens to country music ... Loves french fries ... Lists his parents, grandparents and coaches as his greatest influences.

CAREER PITCHING HIGHS (current through 2013 season)
Innings Pitched: 7.0, 3/29/13 vs. Cal State East Bay-2
Hits: 10, 5/4/13 at Cal State Monterey Bay-2
Runs: 7, 5/4/13 at Cal State Monterey Bay-2
Earned Runs: 5, 5/4/13 at Cal State Monterey Bay-2
Walks: 3, 5/4/13 at Cal State Monterey Bay-2
Strikeouts: 5, 2 times (last 4/27/13 at Cal State San Bernardino-2)

CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS (current through 2013 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
2013 2.96 5-3 15 6 1 1/2 3 51.2 55 27 17 12 31 8 1 0 204 .270 0 6 0 1 3
TOTALS 2.96 5-3 15 6 1 1/2 3 51.2 55 27 17 12 31 8 1 0 204 .270 0 6 0 1 3

CAREER HITTING HIGHS (current through 2013 season)
At Bats: 6, 3/15/13 at Cal State L.A.
Runs: 3, 3/16/13 vs. Cal State L.A.-1
Hits: 3, 3/14/13 at Cal State L.A.
Doubles: 1, 5 times (last 3/30/13 vs. Cal State East Bay)
Triples: 1, 2/22/13 at Cal State Dominguez Hills
Home Runs: 1, 2/17/13 vs. Cal State Stanislaus
RBI: 2, 4 times (last 3/14/13 at Cal State L.A.)
Walks: 4, 3/16/13 vs. Cal State L.A.-1
Stolen Bases: 1, 3/16/13 vs. Cal State L.A.-1

CAREER HITTING STATISTICS (current through 2013 season)

Year AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG BB HBP SO GDP OBP SF SH SB-ATT FLD%
2013 .286 31 29 98 18 28 5 1 1 13 38 .388 13 5 23 0 .390 2 2 1-5 .949 (35-58-5)
TOTALS .286 31 29 98 18 28 5 1 1 13 38 .388 13 5 23 0 .390 2 2 1-5 .949 (35-58-5)

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
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2014

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