30 - Matt Wade
Matt Wade
Born: 07/07/1987
Height: 5-11
Weight: 180
Year: Junior
Hometown: Orange, Calif.
High School: Villa Park HS
Position: RHP
2008
Should continue to fill middle relief role. 2007
Appeared in 21 games out of the bullpen...Went 1-0 with one save in 24.1 innings pitched...Allowed 16 earned runs on 33 hits with an 11-10 strikeout to walk ratio...Third on the team in appearances with 21...Allowed zero runs in 11 of 21 games...Longest outing of the year came on March 25 against Pepperdine, where Wade pitched 3 scoreless innings on five hits and one strikeout. 2006
Freshman made 21 appearances, all of which came out of the bullpen...Finished 2006 with a 3-0 mark and a 5.29 ERA in 34 innings pitched...Had a season-high three strikeouts on two occasions, first against Texas Christian on March 19 and then against UC Riverside on April 8...Earned victories over TCU on March 19, Hawai'i-Hilo on March 31 and Pacific on April 15. High School
Played for Tom Terekshuck and Scott Luke at Villa Park High School...Sported an 8-4 record and an ERA of 1.02 in his senior year...In 75 innings pitched he tallied 102 strikeouts and only walked 16 batters, for an unbelievable strikeout-to-walk ratio of just better than 6-to-1...Named First Team All-Century League and to the All-Tournament Team at the National Classic in 2005...Helped his team claim the CIF Championship in 2002, National Classic Championship in 2004 and a No. 12 national ranking in 2004...Also recruited by UC Riverside, University of North Carolina, USF and Brown. Personal
Born July 7, 1987 in San Francisco, Calif...Is a biology major at UCSB...Aspires to be successful in whatever he chooses to do...Roots for the New York Yankees and Indianapolis Colts...Favorite athletes are Tiger Woods and Greg Maddux...His most memorable sports moments was winning CIF Championship his freshman year...Says best player he has ever faced was Justin Upton...Enjoys the movies "Fight Club", "Blow", and "Snatch"...Built his own computer and is a search and rescue diver...Watches "Family Guy" weekly...If he could invite three celebrities to dinner they would be Adriana Lima, Greg Maddux, and Bill Clinton...Subscribes to "Baseball America"...His one superstition is to not shave on game days...Credits UCSB coach Tom Myers with the best baseball advice ever received: "Dominate Down"...Son of Richard and Reta Wade.

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