UC Davis welcomes UC Riverside for final Big West Conference home series of the season
Sophomore southpaw picks up his first career pitcher of the week award following shutout of UC Santa Barbara
Winners of three of its last four, UC Davis takes on Pacific in midweek clash in Stockton, Calif.
Garcia tosses three-hit shutout, Anderson drives in three more runs
Junior earns his first career Big West Pitcher of the Week award
2011: Appeared in 23 games as the Aggies' closer, recording six saves, tying for eighth all-time on UC Davis single season list... Posted 3-1 record for a 2.57 earned run average... Allowed just 23 hits in 35.0 innings of work and gave up only 12 runs, 10 of which were earned... Struck out 37 batters, including five in 1.2 innings at Pacific on May 7... Earned first save of the year in 1-0 win against Sacramento State on Feb. 20, retiring the side in the bottom of the ninth... Fanned three of the four batters he faced in the bottom of the ninth against San Francisco in UC Davis' 4-2 win on Feb. 26... Held then-No. 18 UC Irvine hitless over two innings while striking out three batters for the 3-2 victory on Apr. 22... Pitched a season-high 6.0 innings in 16-inning game against UC Riverside, allowing four hits and two walks, but held the Highlanders scoreless while striking out two batters.
2010: Made four relief appearances, finishing with 2.45 ERA... Struck out 2 batters in 3.2 total innings of work... Both strikeouts came in a 3-0 win against BYU Feb. 25 when he entered the game in the ninth inning and earned the save.
2009: Pitched in 16 games, including eight starts... Finished 2-5 with 5.53 ERA... Enjoyed strong finishes in wins vs. UC Riverside (5/9) and Stanford (5/19)... Fired 2.2 scoreless innings to earn the win vs. Highlanders... Fanned 3 with no walks in 2.0 frames vs. Cardinal.
2008: Made 11 relief apperances... Finished with 1-1 record and 7.15 ERA, striking out 10 in 11.1 innings of work... Longest outing was 3.0 innings vs. Washington State (4/6), in which he earned his first collegiate victory.
FOOTHILL HS '07: Earned Northern Section MVP honors as a senior... Batted .513 with 31 RBIs as a third baseman, while posting 8-1 record with 1.59 ERA from the mound... Captured All-Eastern Athletic League accolades for three straight seasons... Helped team win EAL titles in 2005 and 2007, including Northern Section banner in 2005... Added All-Redding Record Searchlight honors in basketball as a forward, averaging 10.4 points and 4.9 rebounds per game... Played summer ball for the Redding Stars from 2004-07.
PERSONAL: Born in Redding, Calif.... Majoring in communication... Parents are Kevin & Kalin Maple... Career highlight was winning a Northern Section title... Best athletes he has faced are Jeff Maehl (now of Oregon) and Aaron Westlake (now at Vanderbilt)... First on the list of places he'd like to visit: Fenway Park.
Five Aggies invited to
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