20 Anthony Martin
20 Anthony Martin
Birth Date: 09/18/1986
Height: 6-1
Weight: 205
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Santa Ynez, Calif.
High School: Santa Ynez HS
Position: LHP
Great fall puts him in position for quality innings. 2007
DNP-Redshirted. 2006
Left-hander appeared in 15 games, starting three on the season...Finished the year with a 1-0 record and an ERA of 6.23 in 30.1 innings pitched...Amassed 20 strikeouts as a freshman...Had a season-high five strikeouts in five innings pitched against Dartmouth on March 16...Earned his only victory in his first start of the season against Westmont on Feb. 21. High School
Played for Dave Kuehn at Santa Ynez High School...Despite missing time due to injury, sported a 4-2 record and an ERA of 1.64 in his senior year...In 35 innings pitched he tallied 48 strikeouts...Named First Team All-Los Padres League after his junior and senior campaigns...Selected Team MVP his sophomore and senior seasons...Tossed two no-hitters in high school, tallying 13 strikeouts in each...Faired well at the plate as well, batting .486 to claim the second best average in the county as a senior...National Honor Society member from 2003-2005...Earned Scholastic All-CIF honors in his sophomore and junior years...Also recruited by University of San Diego and Notre Dame. Summer Ball
Played for the Waikiki Surfers in 2006...Pitched in 20.1 innings, allowing only two earned runs while punching out 18 batters on the summer...Also played for the Orange County Angels in 2005...Posted an 8-0 record while sporting a .95 ERA over the summer. Personal
Born September 18, 1986 in Santa Barbara, Calif...Majoring in business economics at UCSB...Roots for the Los Angeles Dodgers...Favorite athlete is Johan Santana...If he was not playing baseball, he would be playing basketball...His most memorable sports moment was pitching in the Metrodome for the Baseball Championship Series...Enjoys the movie "Catch Me if You Can"...Would choose Edward Norton to play him in a Hollywood movie about his life...Tunes in to "24"...Is related to actor Steve Martin...Lists former Gaucho Skip Schumaker as the best player he has ever faced in any sport...Would invite Johan Santana, Allan Greenspan, and Leonardo Dicaprio to dinner if he could...Has two sisters, Christine and Courtney...Son of Jack and Peggy Martin.