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Grant Dyer
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Grant Dyer 1766840
Position: Right Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 183
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Laguna Niguel, Calif.
High School: Dana Hills HS

Served as the team’s set-up man, appearing in 42 games (2nd in the nation), making one start, going 4-2 with a 1.83 ERA (2nd lowest on the team)…struck out 65 batters and walked just 15 over 59 innings pitched…named to the All-Pac-12 first team…second on the team in appearances (42), relief appearances (41) and ERA (1.83), only behind David Berg…held opponents to a team-low .176 batting average against (among qualifying pitchers)…helped UCLA go 34-0 when leading after six innings, 35-0 when leading after seven innings and 37-0 when leading after eight innings…went 1-1 with a 1.78 ERA in 22 Pac-12 appearances…held opponents scoreless in 32 of 42 appearances and allowed one hit or fewer in 32 of 42 appearances…earned a win in his first appearance of the season, pitching 1.2 scoreless innings of relief at CSUN on February 17…struck out the side in one inning of relief to preserve a 1-0 lead in an eventual win against Long Beach State on February 24…allowed no runs and no hits in three-straight appearances from March 3 to March 8, striking out seven batters over four innings…from March 20 to May 1 allowed zero earned runs (one unearned run) and just 10 hits in 23.2 innings over 18 appearances…over that span, struck out 28 batters and walked just three…struck out a season-high seven batters over 3.1 scoreless innings of relief at San Diego State on March 24…pitched a season-high 4.2 innings, allowing no runs on one hit, while striking out five at Long Beach State on April 28…posted his third win after striking out four over two innings at Arizona State on May 9…did not allow a run in two postseason relief appearances…made his first start in the postseason against Maryland on June 1, garnering the loss after allowing one run on three hits in four innings.

Made 24 appearances, including 11 starts...served as UCLA's midweek in his freshman year, going 6-5 with a 4.13 ERA and 44 strikeouts in 69.2 innings pitched...went 5-5 as a starter, logging a 4.09 ERA in his 11 starts...appeared in nine conference games, all of which came in relief...made his collegiate debut on Feb. 15, pitching a scoreless inning in relief in UCLA's 12-1 win over Portland...earned his first collegiate win on Feb. 18 vs. Cal State Northridge, pitching five scoreless innings while striking out three...had his best outing of the season on March 11 vs. UC Irvine, tossing seven shutout innings and striking out a career-high six batters in the Bruins' 5-0 victory...followed that up with six strong innings in his next start on March 25 vs. Long Beach State, pitching six innings and allowing one run in another win...picked up his first win in relief at Utah on April 17, striking out two in a scoreless inning out of the bullpen...led UCLA to a 3-0 victory over Loyola Marymount on April 22, throwing six scoreless innings while striking out two to earn his sixth win of the year.

High School
Three-year varsity baseball letterwinner at Dana Hills High School (Dana Point, Calif.) under head coach Tom Faris...posted a 6-4 record in 12 appearances (11 starts) as a senior in 2013, logging a 1.24 ERA and 54 strikeouts in 62 innings pitched…held opponents to a .208 batting average against him as a senior while tossing four complete games and walking only eight batters…2013 first-team All-Sea View League selection…2013 team MVP for Dana Hills HS…starting pitcher in the All-Sea View League All-Star Game…started six games for Dana Hills as a junior in 2012, going 2-3 with a 3.43 ERA and 28 strikeouts…recorded a 5.19 ERA in 10 appearances (four starts) as a sophomore, posting a 2-3 record with 17 strikeouts…competed for club team Renegades Baseball…led Renegades to the Connie Mack World Series Championship, USA Premier Championship and Gates Field Championship.

Full name: Grant Everett Dyer...born July 31, 1995 in Newport Beach, Calif...parents are Michael and Dianne Dyer...has an older brother, Garrett...admires former Major League pitcher Greg Maddux...undeclared major.

Career Highs
Innings - 7.0 vs. UC Irvine (3/11/14)
Strikeouts - 7 at San Diego State (3/24/15)


2014 Fr. 4.13 6-5 24 11 0 0 69.2 70 35 32 30 44 8 3 3 313 .273 8 11 0 16 0
2015 So. 1.83 4-2 42 1 0 0 59.0 36 13 12 15 65 7 1 1 205 .176 3 6 1 6 0
TOTALS   3.08 10-7 66 12 0 0 128.2 106 48 44 45 109 15 4 4 546 .230 11 17 1 22 0
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