16 Dave McKae
2004: NCBWA ALL-WEST REGION SECOND TEAM... ALL-CCAA FIRST TEAM... Finished 6-0 with a 1.63 ERA and 4 saves in 11 appearances... Had lowest ERA in conference but did not pitch enough innings to qualify for stat leaders... Tied for a team-high 3 complete games, including 3-hit shutout of San Bernardino (4/17)... Allowed opposing batting average of .170, lowest in CCAA for second straight season... Tied career-high with 9 strikeouts in complete game vs. Cal Poly Pomona (4/24)... Hurled 26.2 consecutive scorelesss innings (3/7-4/24)... Moved into Aggie career top 10 lists in saves (T3rd, 12) and appearances (T7th, 51)... Also ranks 9th in career ERA entering final season and seeks to become third Aggie to average better than one strikeout per inning.
2003: Made 17 appearances, including 11 starts... Led team in ERA (2.92) and strikeouts (74) while posting 6-5 record... Had team's best strikeout-to-walk ratio (74-25)... Hurled first 9-inning no-hitter in school history, blanking Fort Hays State in NCAA West Regional (5/17)... Tigers had led Division II in batting during the year... Earned Tournament MVP honors at regional... Besides no-no fired two other complete games: surrendered just 6 hits and an earned run with 9 strikeouts and a walk in loss vs. Stanislaus (3/7); fanned 8 and allowed just 1 run in 7-inning outing at Cal State L.A. (4/26)... Notched lone save vs. San Bernardino (4/4)... Led conference in hits-allowed per game (6.41), opposing batting average (.198), fewest triples per game (0.00), 2nd in doubles per game (1.01), 3rd in strikeouts per game (8.32), and T3rd in batters struck-out looking (23).
2002: Had Aggie record 23 appearances, all in relief... Finished 1-2 with 7 saves, T4th in school history... Did not allow an earned run in 10.2 innings over 7-game span late in season, earning 4 saves in process... Struck out 5 in 3.0 innings in victory over Sonoma (3/16), earning first career save... Recorded at least one strikeout in all but two appearances, including season-best 6 in collegiate debut at San Bernardino (2/8)... Fanned 49 batters on season against only 14 walks in 39 innings... Gained 7th save vs. UC San Diego, preserving Coach Phil Swimley's 900th career victory and propelling Aggies to the CCAA Tournament.
SAN RAMON VALLEY HS '00: Distinguished in rare double: baseball and alpine skiing... Posted perfect career record of 21-0... Went 5-0 with 1.70 ERA and 70 strikeouts in 40 innings in 1999... Fired no-hitter vs. Berkeley HS... Led team to North Coast Section playoffs as a senior... Qualified for a state championships in slalom and giant slalom, placing 40th... Four-year Scholar-Athlete.
PERSONAL: Born Nov. 24, 1981 in Walnut Creek, Calif. . . Economics major with a sociology minor . . . Parents are Stephen and Sandra McKae . . . Older sister, Laura, graduated with honors from UC Davis, earning a degree in genetics.