|Position:||Right Handed Pitcher|
Named team's co-Most Outstanding Pitcher...was a candidate for the Brooks Wallace Player of the Year Award...led team on the mound (3.94 ERA)...hit .338 (53-157) on the year...produced two four-hit performances, two three-RBI games and a total of 13 multi-hit efforts...led team with 14 doubles...began season on a 5-for-5 run, including a 4-for-4 opening day...as team's Friday night starter, led UCLA with 16 starts, 105.0 innings pitched and 84 strikeouts...lasted at least eight innings in four starts and at least seven innings in seven starts...began season 2-0 with wins over Fresno State and Pacific...against Pacific, tossed a complete game shutout, allowing just four hits, striking out a career-high ten batters and went 3-for-3 at the plate...made two relief appearances and allowed two hits and no runs in 3.1 innings...earned first career save against UC Irvine (April 26).
Played in 11 games, then was injured...received medical redshirt.
Played for the Anchorage Glacier Pilots of the Alaska Baseball League...notched a 1.95 ERA in over 50 innings of action...posted 44 strikeouts with only nine walks.
Appeared in 14 games, including five starts on the mound...after starting the year in the bullpen, made four consecutive starts before moving back to the bullpen on March 23...also made five starts as a designated hitter and four at first base...posted a 6.50 ERA in 45.2 innings of work...was fifth on the team with 41 strikeouts in 12 appearances on the mound...his 8.08 strikeouts per game ranked third on the staff...put together an impressive performance at nationally-ranked Texas A&M (Feb. 24), with a career-high eight strikeouts in a career-high 6.2 innings of action...posted six strikeouts in first career start at UC Santa Barbara (Feb. 18)...made the start in the Bruins' 4-3 win over Pepperdine (May 13), allowing three runs with four strikeouts in five innings...finished the season strong, allowing only seven runs while striking out 11 in his final four appearances...hit .224 with 11 hits in 49 at-bats...started a game-winning 10th-inning rally in UCLA's 10-9 win over Oregon State (May 3), with a pinch-hit leadoff single...went 3-for-4 with a career-high two RBI in a 12-2 win over nationally-ranked Tulane at the Kia Baseball Bash (March 1).
Four-year letterwinner in baseball for head coach Mike Scheetz...named Orange League MVP in sophomore, junior and senior seasons...three-time All-CIF and All-Orange County selection...recorded 10 wins and only one loss in senior season...posted 0.74 ERA and 131 strikeouts in 2002...also hit .390 with two home runs in senior year.
Hector Ambriz...born on May 24, 1984 in Orange, Calif...parents are Victor and Angie Ambriz...youngest of three (Victor, 27; Erik, 23)...sociology major.
At-bats - 5 (10 times), last vs. Washington State (4/9/06)
Runs - 3 (three times), last vs. Arizona State (4/23/06)
Hits - 4 (twice), last vs. Cal State Northridge (2/13/05)
RBI - 4 (twice), last vs. San Diego State (3/18/06)
Doubles - 3, vs. Cal Poly (1/29/05)
Innings Pitched - 9.0 (three times), last vs. UC Irvine (6/2/06)
Strikeouts - 10 (twice), last vs. Mississippi (3/10/06)