On Deck --
2004 -- Appeared in 11 games, starting 10 on the mound... Struck-out a career-best seven batters in his first outing of the season against Fresno State... Threw a complete game shutout at Hawaii-Hilo on February 29... Allowed only four hits, while striking out six in his first win of the season... Picked up second win against Loyola Marymount on March 16 after scattering five hits over six innings... Did not give up an earned run, while allowing four hits in 5.1 frames... Struck out five batters at Arizona on April 8 and against Arizona State on April 16.
2003 (Summer) -- Played for the Mat Su Miners of the Alaska Baseball League... Went 2-1 in three starts... Posted a 2.61 ERA in 41.1 innings of work.
2003 -- Tied for second on the pitching staff with 19 appearances, including three starts... Finished the year with a 3-2 record and a 4.50 ERA, which ranked third on the team... Opponents hit only .271 against him, ranking third on the squad... Posted 31 strikeouts while allowing 21 earned runs in 42 innings of work... Picked up his first collegiate save on March 1 when he allowed only one run in three innings to lead UCLA to a 12-2 win over nationally-ranked Tulane at the Kia Baseball Bash... Notched first win of 2003 against fourth-ranked Arizona State, allowing one run on three hits in four innings of relief work... Shut down UC Santa Barbara on May 6, striking out a career-high tying four batters without allowing a hit in 2.1 innings of action to earn his third win of the season. 2002 (Summer) -- Pitched for the Brainerd Mighty Gulls of the Northwoods League... Posted a 4-5 record with a 2.47 ERA in 58.1 innings pitched... Recorded 40 strikeouts in nine starts.
2002 -- Used as a relief pitcher, seeing time in six games... Saw first collegiate action on February 6 at Hawaii-Hilo... Only allowed one run in two innings in Hilo... Had longest appearance of the season at Cal State Fullerton, pitching 3.1 innings with a season-high four strikeouts... Only allowed one extra-base hit in 7.2 innings of work.
2001 (Summer) -- Played for the Orange County Giants semipro team.
Woodbridge HS (Irvine) -- Two-year baseball letterwinner as a pitcher and corner infielder for head coach Bob Flint... Posted a 5-3 record in senior season with a 3.32 ERA and 90 strikeouts... Also hit .409 in his senior season en route to all-league and team Most Valuable Player selections... Helped Southern California Dawgs to Mickey Mantle World Series title in 1999, serving as a starting pitcher... Recorded the final out of the championship game. Personal-- Full Name: John Bryan Beck... Born on January 16, 1983 in Newport Beach... Parents are John and Cheryl Beck... Has one brother, Kevin... Pastimes include surfing, working out, and playing volleyball... Lists most memorable athletic achievement as closing out the Mickey Mantle World Series... Decided to attend UCLA "because of the great education and it has always been my dream to go here" ... Roots for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros' pitcher Roger Clemens... Sociology major.
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