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Erik Goeddel
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Erik Goeddel 1265381
Position: Right Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 185
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Hillsborough, Calif.
High School: Bellarmine

Served as a valuable relief pitcher in UCLA's run to the finals of the 2010 College World Series...selected in the 24th round of the 2010 MLB Draft by the New York Mets...overcame an arm injury out of high school to have two successful seasons pitching out of the Bruins' bullpen.

Made 36 appearances (all in relief), the second-highest total on the team and the third-most in the Pac-10...had a strong season as UCLA's primary right-hander reliever, going 2-0 with a 3.06 ERA and one save...logged 59 strikeouts and 23 walks in 50.0 innings, limiting the opposition to a .237 batting average...moved into a three-way tie for fourth place on UCLA's single-season appearances list...in four postseason relief appearances, allowed one run (unearned) and four hits, notching six strikeouts and three walks...made two relief appearances at the College World Series, allowing one run (unearned) and two hits in three innings...did not allow any runs in 21 of his 36 relief appearances...had a season-high five strikeouts in two outings - at Pepperdine (May 4) and versus USC (May 14)...struck out four batters in a 2.2-inning outing against Cal State Northridge (Feb. 21), allowing one unearned run and four hits...threw 2.1 scoreless frames, scattering three hits against Vanderbilt (Feb. 26)...notched three strikeouts and walked one in 2.2 scoreless innings against USC at Dodger Stadium (Feb. 28)...struck out two batters in one scoreless inning in a 7-1 win at UC Santa Barbara (March 23)...logged two strikeouts in 1.2 innings of UCLA's series-opening win over Cal Poly (March 25)...tallied three strikeouts and walked one batter, allowing one hit, in 3.1 scoreless innings against Cal State Fullerton (April 6)...struck out five batters in four scoreless innings over two appearances at Oregon State (two innings each appearances, April 9 and 11)...recorded a career-high five strikeouts, allowing one walk, in 1.2 innings during UCLA's 5-1 win at Pepperdine (May 4)...also had five strikeouts in 2.2 innings against USC (May 14)...struck out four batters in 2.1 innings against Washington State (May 29), allowing one run and two hits...pitched two scoreless innings against UC Irvine (June 6) in UCLA's Regional-clinching win, notching two strikeouts and one walk while surrendering two hits...threw two scoreless innings in UCLA's 11-3 win over Florida at the College World Series (June 19), recording two strikeouts and issuing two walks.

2009 (summer)
Made three starts for the New Bedford Bay Sox of the New England Collegiate League...went 0-1 with a 1.98 ERA in 13.2 innings, recording seven strikeouts and eight walks...limited the opposition to a .182 batting average...New Bedford finished 17-24 in the Eastern Division of the New England Collegiate League.

Made nine appearances, all in relief...posted a 3.38 ERA, recording six strikeouts and four walks in 8.0 innings...did not record a decision...notched two strikeouts and allowed one hit in 1.2 scoreless innings in an 8-3 victory over UC Irvine (April 7)...recorded two strikeouts and did not surrender any hits in one scoreless innings against Cal State Bakersfield (May 5)...also tossed one scoreless frame against Long Beach State (May 12)...made his collegiate debut against UC Riverside (Feb. 25), allowing one hit in one scoreless inning.


High School
Four-year varsity letterwinner at Bellarmine Prep under head coach Gary Cunningham...named to the 2006 AFLAC All-America team...has been ranked as high as the No. 2 high school player in the Class of 2007 by Prospect Plus/Baseball America...tabbed the seventh-best pitcher among Perfect Game's National Top 100 Pitchers...a two-way player in high school, hit .344 with five home runs, 22 RBI and 23 runs as a senior...an injury in April of 2007 forced him to miss the remainder of his senior season...earned first-team All-West Coast Athletic League (WCAL) honors as a junior and sophomore...captured 2006 Central Coast Section Scholar-Athlete of the Year honors...posted a 6-1 record as a junior, recording a 1.47 ERA and 69 strikeouts in 47 innings; hit at a .411 clip and collected nine home runs, 38 RBI and 31 runs...listed as the 17th-best player at the 2006 Area Code Games in Long Beach, Calif., by Baseball America...also rated as the Area Code Games prospect with the "best breaking pitch"...totaled a 9-1 record in 2005, posting a 1.21 ERA and 111 strikeouts in 69 innings his sophomore season...was the MVP of the 2004 15-and-under World Wood Bat Association Tournament...played for the Brewers Area Code Team and the Reds Scout Team.

Full name: Erik Van Norman Goeddel...born December 20, 1988 in San Mateo, Calif...is the middle of David and Alena Goeddel's three children...has one older sister, Heather, and one younger brother, Tyler...sister, Heather, attended UCLA...environmental science major.

Career Highs
Innings Pitched - 3.1 vs. Cal State Fullerton (4/6/10)
Strikeouts - 5 (twice), last vs. USC (5/14/10)


2009 Fr. 3.38 0-0 9 0 0 0 8.0 10 5 3 4 6 2 0 1 41 .313 1 3 1 1 0
2010 So. 3.06 2-0 36 0 0 1 50.0 44 22 17 23 59 8 0 4 217 .237 5 5 0 3 0
TOTALS 3.06 2-0 45 0 0 1 58.0 54 27 20 27 65 10 0 5 258 .237 6 8 1 4 0
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