AS A SENIOR IN 2015
All-CCAA honorable mention ... Jewish Sports Review (JSR) All-America First Team (relief pitcher) for Division II, III and NAIA ... UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (2/9) ... Earned the win in season debut after drawing the start vs. Western Oregon (2/2) and tossing 5.0 innings with two runs against on three singles and two walks, striking out six and facing the minimum nine batters through the first three no-hit frames ... Came on for another 5.0 innings of no-hit relief in 2-0 loss vs. No. 5 Colorado Mesa (2/6), retiring 15 of 16 batters faced without allowing a ball out of the infield, and just one reaching on an infield error (0 BB, 5 K).
AS A JUNIOR IN 2014
Made a career-high 20 appearances, with four starts ... Final outing was his best, going a season-long 6.0 innings to defeat California Baptist (5/17) in an NCAA West Regional elimination game at Triton Ballpark ... Matched season high in that one with four strikeouts, allowing a single run off of six hits, all singles, and three walks.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2013
Made 16 appearances on the mound, with 10 starts ... Allowed just one home run in 59.1 innings ... Went at least 5.0 frames in eight of 10 starts, with a season long of 7.0 innings at Chico State (4/21) ... Threw 6.0 scoreless innings allowing just three singles and three walks while striking out a season-best nine for his first career win in doubleheader nightcap vs. Cal State Stanislaus (2/16) ... Posted two saves over his six relief stints ... Struck out in first collegiate at-bat at Cal State L.A. (3/14) ... Handled all 16 defensive chances cleanly.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2012
Made nine appearances, all in relief ... Twice tossed 2.0 innings, including a scoreless stint with two hits against and a season-high two strikeouts to close out the first game of a doubleheader at Cal State Dominguez Hills (4/15).
Pitched for the Peninsula Oilers in Kenai, Alaska, during the 2014 summer ... Pitched for the North Adams (Mass.) SteepleCats in 2012 and Los Angeles Thrashers in 2011 ... Played with the So Cal Quakes and the So Cal Cardinals Red scout team in the summer of 2010.
A 2011 graduate of Agoura High School in Agoura Hills ... Had a one-hit, 14-strikeout performance against Camarillo ... As a senior, won the Coach’s Award for all-around team player ... The 2009 JV Pitcher of the Year ... Also played basketball and won a league title in 2008 with the freshman team.
Born Feb. 10, 1993 in Lausanne, Switzerland ... Parents are Steven Kolodin and Graciela Casas-Kolodin, who both attended UCLA ... Has an older brother named Christopher, a younger brother named David and an older sister named Michelle ... Management science major with a business minor at Muir College ... Aspires to play professional baseball ... Counts striking out five batters in a row in front of the UCSD pitching coach and recruiting coordinator as a top baseball memory and sweeping Sonoma State last April as his favorite UCSD moment ... Roots for the Los Angeles Lakers, Dodgers and Indianapolis Colts ... Favorite athlete is Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander ... Favorite movie is The Departed ... Loves sushi ... Credits his grandfather for inspiring his love for baseball ... Played trumpet in an award-winning jazz band at Agoura High School.
CAREER HIGHS (current through 2015 season)
Innings Pitched: 7.0, 4/21/13 at Chico State
Hits: 8, 3/1/13 vs. Cal Poly Pomona
Runs: 7, 2/9/14 at Cal State L.A.
Earned Runs: 7, 2/9/14 at Cal State L.A.
Walks: 6, 4/27/13 at Cal State San Bernardino-1
Strikeouts: 9, 2/16/13 vs. Cal State Stanislaus-2
CAREER STATISTICS (current through 2015 season)
2012: 1.000 (0-4-0)
2013: 1.000 (7-9-0)
2014: .750 (0-6-2)
2015: .923 (1-11-1)
TOTALS: .927 (8-30-3)