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#34 Brendan Lafferty
Position: Left Handed Pitcher
Bats: L
Throws: R
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 215
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Riverside, Calif.
High School: Riverside Poly
  Brendan Lafferty
Brendan Lafferty

Player Profile
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Riverside, Calif.

High School:
Riverside Poly

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 215

Position:
LHP

Bats/Throws:
R/L

Notes
Appeared in 94 career games (three starts), the third-most pitching appearances in program history...went 7-8 with a 5.50 ERA and three saves in four seasons...compiled 119 strikeouts and 64 walks in 147.1 career innings...selected in the 18th round (542nd overall) of the 2009 MLB Draft by the Kansas City Royals.

2009
Made 21 appearances, third-highest on the team, all in relief...went 0-2 with a 5.40 ERA in 30.0 innings...compiled 34 strikeouts and 20 walks...allowed just one home run against 154 batters faced...twice pitched a season-high three innings - tossed three scoreless innings against Pepperdine, scattering four hits while recording two strikeouts (March 3); went three innings at UC Riverside (April 21)...twice recorded a season-high four strikeouts (Feb. 24 at UC Santa Barbara, March 14 at East Carolina)...struck out three hitters in two scoreless innings against Loyola Marymount (April 1)...notched two strikeouts in 1.2 innings of relief at USC (March 22)...scattered three hits in 2.2 scoreless innings out of the bullpen at UC Santa Barbara (Feb. 24), recording four strikeouts...closed his UCLA career with two strikeouts in 0.2 innings of relief at Arizona State in the Bruins' final regular-season contest (May 24).

2008 (summer)
Made nine appearances, including six starts, for the Mankato Moondogs of the Northwoods League...selected as the starting pitcher for the North Division in the All-Star Game (July 14)...finished the summer with a 3.93 ERA and 4-1 record, totaling 41 strikeouts and 17 walks in 36.2 innings...registered a .235 opponent batting average...also notched two saves...Mankato finished 41-27 in the North Division.

2008
Made a team-high 33 appearances, all in relief...made more appearances than any UCLA pitcher since Rob Henkel pitched in 34 games in 1997...earned All-Pac-10 honorable mention accolades...registered a 4-3 record and 3.74 ERA in a career-high 67.1 innings...totaled 56 strikeouts and 30 walks, limiting the opposition to a .254 batting average...was named the team's most valuable pitcher at the team banquet...tossed 3.1 hitless innings in relief in the Fullerton Regional elimination game against Cal State Fullerton (June 2)...hurled two hitless innings in the Bruins' second game at California (May 24), striking out two hitters...tossed three scoreless innings in relief against Washington State (May 17), logging two strikeouts...limited Pepperdine to one hit in 2.2 scoreless innings in a 6-2 loss (April 29)...compiled four strikeouts for the fourth time this season in a relief outing at Washington (April 27), earning the save by tossing two scoreless innings...hurled 4.1 scoreless innings against Stanford (April 19), totaling four strikeouts...earned his second save of the spring at Arizona (March 29), tossing three scoreless innings, striking out four hitters while surrendering two hits...notched his first collegiate save in the series-clinching win at Cal Poly (March 15), pitching 1.2 scoreless innings, allowing one hit while striking out two...threw a career-high five innings in relief at USC (March 2), scattering two hits to record the victory...in the nightcap of UCLA's season-opening doubleheader, tossed four scoreless innings, recording three strikeouts in a 3-2, 11-inning loss.

2007 (summer)
Made 11 appearances, starting nine games for the Mankato Moondogs of the Northwoods League...posted a 4-3 record and 2.65 ERA...recorded 36 strikeouts in 54.1 innings...limited opponents to a .260 batting average.

2007
Made a team-high 25 pitching appearances...also made two starts...posted a 7.62 ERA and compiled a 3-2 record in 28.1 innings...registered 13 strikeouts and eight walks...totaled 13 scoreless relief appearances...recorded a 3.38 ERA in the final 33 games, tied for the lowest mark with Garett Claypool; limited opponents to just five earned runs and 15 hits in than 13.1-inning span (14 appearances)...recorded his most successful outing at USC (April 14), allowing just one hit in 3.0 scoreless innings of relief to earn the victory...picked up the win at Mississippi (March 10), striking out the one batter he faced.

2006 (summer)
Made nine starts on the mound for the Alexandria Beetles of the Northwoods League...compiled a 3-3 record and 3.48 ERA in 51.2 innings pitched...tallied 18 strikeouts and 13 walks...limited opposing hitters to a .253 batting average...the Alexandria Beetles finished the regular season with a 39-29 record at second place in the Northwoods League's North Division.

2006
Redshirted.

2005 (summer)
Compiled a 1-1 record and 3.66 ERA in 11 appearances (one start) for the McKinney Marshalls of the Texas Collegiate League...struck out 21 batters and walked just 10 in 19.2 innings of work.

2005
Appeared in 15 games, making one start...tossed 21.2 innings and walked just six batters while striking out 16...made his collegiate debut in the second game of a season-opening double header against Cal Poly (Jan. 29); allowed one hit in one inning of work...posted three consecutive scoreless outings to finish the season against Washington State (0.1 innings), UC Riverside (0.2 innings) and Washington (2.0 innings)...struck out a season-high three batters against San Diego State (April 19) and Washington (May 27).

Riverside Poly
Three-year letterwinner in baseball from 2002-2004 for head coach Aaron Moore...earned All-Ivy League honors as a junior and senior...led team to league title as a senior...averaged 10 starts per year...drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 47th round of the 2004 MLB Draft.

Personal
Brendan Michael Lafferty...born on May 27, 1986, in Riverside, Calif...Brendan is the youngest of Michael and Janet Lafferty's two sons (brother, Ryan)...history major.

Career Bests
Innings Pitched - 5.0 at USC (3/2/08)
Strikeouts - 4 (six times), last at East Carolina (3/14/09)

BRENDAN LAFFERTY'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
2005 Fr. 8.31 0-1 15 1 0 0 21.2 34 23 20 6 16 8 0 2 115 .354 4 10 0 3 2
2007 So. 7.62 3-2 25 2 0 0 28.1 38 28 24 8 13 3 1 7 135 .311 5 3 1 1 0
2008 Jr. 3.74 4-3 33 0 0 3 67.1 61 32 28 30 56 9 2 6 279 .254 4 2 4 3 5
2009 Sr. 5.40 0-2 21 0 0 0 30.0 39 21 18 20 34 8 0 1 154 .322 12 7 3 3 0
TOTALS 5.50 7-8 94 3 0 3 147.1 172 104 90 64 119 28 3 16 683 .297 25 22 8 10 7
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