Sophomore right-hander continues to lead the nation in ERA.
Bruins advance to third NCAA Super Regional in four years
Williams drives in three runs while Vander Tuig earns 11th win of the season.
Plutko becomes winningest postseason pitcher in UCLA history.
Sophomore right-hander leads the country in ERA with a 0.70 mark.
UCLA Baseball vs. Arizona; UCLA 7, Arizona 1; May 11, 2013
UCLA Baseball vs. USC; UCLA 6, USC 1; March 10, 2013.
UCLA Baseball vs. Washington; UCLA 3, Washington 0; March 17, 2013.
2012 UCLA Fall Baseball Practice
Recorded two saves in eight games pitched for the USA Collegiate National Team...finished the summer with a 3.72 ERA in 9.2 innings pitched...helped lead the U.S. Collegiate National Team to a third place finish at the Honkbal-Haarlem Baseball Week in Haarlem, The Netherlands, not allowing a run in 5.1 IP in the tournament... Named the No. 20 overall prospect from the U.S. Collegiate National Team by Baseball America.
Pitched in 50 games, all in relief...established the Pac-12 and UCLA record for single-season appearances (50), one shy of the NCAA Division I all-time single-season record (51, Connor Falkenbach of Florida in 2005)...led the Pac-12 with a 1.46 ERA and .165 opposing batting average...went 5-3 with one save, 63 strikeouts and 17 walks in 74.0 innings...named a second-team All-America selection by Perfect Game USA...earned first-team Freshman All-America honors from Baseball America and second-team Freshman All-America acclaim from the NCBWA...also earned Freshman All-America honors from Louisville Slugger/Collegiate Baseball...was one of two freshmen to secure All-Pac-12 Team honors...had a streak of 18 consecutive appearances (April 28-May 27), during which he went 1-1 with a 1.96 ERA in 23.0 innings, allowing just six runs (five earned) and 17 hits while logging 24 strikeouts and two walks...finished the season having pitched in 25 of UCLA's final 26 games...tied the school record for most career postseason appearances, pitching in seven playoff games...totaled 13.2 scoreless innings in postseason action, allowing five hits while totaling 12 strikeouts and two walks...posted a 0.00 ERA in 24 appearances at night games, allowing one unearned run and 15 hits in 35.0 innings (28 strikeouts, seven walks)...recorded season-highs with seven strikeouts and 3.2 innings in a relief appearance against Oregon (April 6), allowing no runs and one hit...most critical outing of the season came in the second game of the NCAA Los Angeles Super Regional, logging the save while scattering two hits in three scoreless innings versus TCU to help UCLA clinch its fourth College World Series appearance...had four strikeouts in two scoreless innings in Game 1 against TCU at the NCAA Los Angeles Super Regional.
Two-year varsity baseball letterwinner at Bishop Amat High School under head coach Andy Nieto...helped lead Bishop Amat to the CIF Southern Section Division IV title at Dodger Stadium as a senior...captured first-team All-CIF Southern Section Division IV honors as a senior...earned first-team All-Del Rey League acclaim as a senior...went 7-1 with four saves and a 1.05 ERA, logging 59 strikeouts and five walks in 47.0 innings as a senior...pitched exclusively in relief as a senior...limited the opposition to a .145 batting average and .212 on-base percentage as a senior...helped lead Bishop Amat to a 29-4 overall record in 2011...earned Bishop Amat team MVP honors, specializing as a sidearm right-hander out of the bullpen...had a very strong senior season as a middle reliever after having pitched just nine innings as a junior.
Full name: David Andrew Berg...born March 28, 1993 in Glendora, Calif...David is the younger of Andy and Kathlee Berg's two children...has one older sister, Amanda...admires New York Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera...Political Science major.
Innings - 3.2 vs. Oregon (4/6/12)
Strikeouts - 7 vs. Oregon (4/6/12)
DAVID BERG'S CAREER STATISTICS