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#11 James Kaprielian
Position: Right Handed Pitcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 200
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Tustin, Calif.
High School: Beckman HS

2014
Made 15 starts, serving as UCLA's No. 1 starter all season...led the Pac-12 with 108 strikeouts...pitched 106 innings, posting a 7-6 record with a 2.29 ERA...earned All-Pac-12 honors...seven wins led the team...2.29 ERA ranked seventh in the Pac-12 and 106 innings pitched ranked sixth...108 strikeouts also were the 20th-most in the nation...held opponents to a .201 batting average against him, the fifth-lowest opposing average in the conference...held the opponent to two runs or less in 11 of his 15 starts and registered double-digit strikeouts five times...pitched at least seven innings in eight of his 15 starts...was particularly effective down the stretch, posting a 1.72 ERA and 32 strikeouts in his final four starts...went 5-4 with a 2.26 ERA in 10 Pac-12 starts, striking out 71 batters in 71.2 innings pitched...went 4-1 with a 1.16 ERA in seven road starts...earned his first collegiate win on Feb. 21 vs. Cal Poly, allowing one run and striking out nine in seven innings pitched...gave up just one hit in eight scoreless innings in a 2-1 victory over Notre Dame on Feb. 28, striking out 11...struck out a career-high 12 batters in six innings pitched against Arizona State on March 28, earning the win...fanned at least 10 hitters in three of his final four starts...picked up the win vs. Stanford on May 2, striking out 10 batters in 6.2 innings pitched while surrendering just one run...struck out 11 in his first career complete game against Oregon on May 16, allowing two runs (one earned) in nine innings pitched in UCLA's 2-1 loss...earned Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week honors after notching 11 strikeouts in eight scoreless innings in his final start of the season at Washington on May 23.

2013 (summer)
Appeared in five games for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox of the prestigious Cape Cod League, making three starts...logged a 1.80 ERA in 20 innings pitched, recording 28 strikeouts...competed in the Cape Cod League All-Star Game...started one game in the CCL playoffs, striking out nine batters in five innings in a no-decision...struck out seven batters in five innings in his first start against the Chatham Anglers on July 8, not allowing a run...Yarmouth-Dennis finished in fourth place in the East Division of the CCL, falling to Chatham in the first round of the playoffs.

2013
Appeared in 34 games, all in relief...earned freshman All-America honors from Louisville Slugger/Collegiate Baseball and Perfect Game USA (second team)...posted a 1.55 ERA and two saves in 40.2 innings pitched...struck out 53 batters and allowed an opposing batting average of .141 as well...recorded saves at Baylor on Feb. 22 and 24, striking out a combined six batters in two innings pitched...posted a 1.65 ERA in 16 Pac-12 relief appearances, fanning 19 in 16.1 innings pitched...struck out a career-high five hitters at Arizona State on March 29 and at Cal State Fullerton on May 14...pitched 3.1 scoreless innings on May 7 vs. Cal State Northridge, striking out three...appeared in six games out of the bullpen in the postseason, giving up one run in 5.2 innings pitched while striking out seven...did not allow a hit in his six postseason appearances.

2012 (summer)
Tallied 30 strikeouts, two saves and a 1.73 ERA in 11 games (4 starts) for the Wenatchee Applesox of the West Coast League...recorded 10 strikeouts and a 1.64 ERA in the playoffs, leading the Applesox to their third league title in four years and fifth overall...named the No. 3 overall prospect from the West Coast League by Baseball America.

High School
Three-year varsity baseball letterwinner at Beckman High School (Irvine, Calif.) under head coach Kevin Lavelle...selected in the 40th round of the 2012 MLB Draft by the Seattle Mariners...posted a career record of 33-3 with a 0.96 ERA, 250 strikeouts and 23 complete games at Beckman...went 12-2 with a 0.84 ERA, striking out 112 batters in 83.1 innings pitched and recording 10 saves during his senior season...threw two no-hitters against Woodbridge High School and University High School as a senior...ranked No. 75 on Baseball America's top 500 2012 MLB Draft eligible player list...2012 USA Today and Louisville Slugger first-team All-American selection...2012 Beckman High School and Pacific Coast League Athlete of the Year...two-time All-CIF Division III and first-team All-Orange County selection (2011-12)...named the CIF Southern Section Division III Player of the Year as a junior (2011)...went 11-1 with a 0.92 ERA, 80 strikeouts, four saves, nine complete games and five shutouts during his junior season...earned three victories in CIF Southern Section Division III playoff games as a junior, hurling shutouts in his first two playoff wins while leading Beckman to the 2011 CIF Division III Southern Section Championship...went 10-0 with a 1.70 ERA in 57.2 innings as a sophomore (2010)...named the Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Year three times (2010-12)...also earned All-Pacific Coast League honors and Irvine News All-City honors three years in a row (2010-12), getting named the Irvine News All-City MVP in 2011...was also a three-year letterwinner in football as a wide receiver, linebacker and safety under head coach Ken Mushinski...2012 All-CIF Division III selection...also earned All-Pacific Coast League and All-City honors in football in 2012.

Personal
Full name: James Douglas Kaprielian...born March 2, 1994 in Laguna Hills, Calif...parents are Douglas and Barbara Kaprielian...has a sister, Alison...admires former UCLA standout and Baseball Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson...undeclared major.

Career Highs
Innings - 9.0 (two times), last vs. Oregon (5/17/14)
Strikeouts - 12 vs. Arizona State (3/28/14)

JAMES KAPRIELIAN'S CAREER STATISTICS

Year Class ERA W-L APP GS CG SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF OAV WP HBP SFA SHA BK
2013 Fr. 1.55 0-0 34 0 0 2 40.2 19 12 7 24 53 2 2 0 169 .141 10 5 0 5 1
2014 So. 2.29 7-6 15 15 1 0 106.0 76 29 27 35 108 15 1 4 429 .201 4 6 0 9 4
TOTALS   2.09 7-6 49 15 1 2 146.2 95 41 34 59 161 17 3 4 598 .185 14 11 0 14 5
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