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Brian Watson
Brian Watson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mesquite, Texas

High School:
Poteet

Last College:
Paris JC

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 170

Position:
LHP

Experience:
2L

B/T:
L/L


Summer 2009
Played for the Brazos Valley Bombers of the Texas Collegiate League... made 13 appearances (4 starts) with a 4.46 ERA in 42.1 innings pitched with 35 strikeouts and only eight walks allowed.

SLC Tournament
Was on the post-season roster, but did not make an appearance.

2009 (Junior)
Made 12 appearances (all in relief) and was 1-1 with a 5.09 ERA... tied for third on the team in games pitched in relief (12)... fourth among team relievers with 17.2 innings pitched and ranked third with 20 strikeouts... was 1-0 with a 2.84 ERA in two appearances (6.1 innings) with seven strikeouts and one walk against ranked opponents... posted a 2.45 ERA in 7.1 innings pitched with nine strikeouts and one walk against opponents who made the NCAA Tournament... went 1-0 with a 4.15 ERA in five appearances, combined on a shutout, pitched 8.2 innings with six strikeouts and two walks allowed in games pitched at Clay Gould Ballpark... recorded a 6.00 ERA with a 0-1 record in seven appearances with 9.0 innings pitched, 14 strikeouts and three walks allowed in games pitched on the road or at a neutral site... 0-1 with a 9.95 ERA in five appearances with 6.1 innings pitched, five strikeouts and two walks against SLC opponents... averaged 10.2 strikeouts/9 innings... made five scoreless relief outings... allowed only one earned run during first five appearances (Feb. 22-Apr. 7) with a 1.48 ERA and nine strikeouts... struck out at least one batter in 11 of 12 appearances... allowed only three extra-base hits in 69 opponent at-bats (2 doubles, 1 home run)... tallied first career win in a 2.1-inning scoreless relief outing, allowing two hits with a pair of strikeouts against then-No. 25 Minnesota (3/18)... had career-highs in innings pitched (4.0) and strikeouts (5) in a relief appearance against then-No. 7 Baylor (4/15)... named to the UT Arlington Fall 2008 Athletic Director's Academic Honor Roll.

Summer 2008
Played for the Dallas Knights of the Dallas Amateur Baseball Association... tallied a 2.26 ERA with 45 strikeouts and issued only 13 walks... collected 52 innings pitched... he joined the Brazos Valley Bombers of the Texas Collegiate League later in the summer... threw a nine-inning complete game shutout in his only outing, defeating the McKinney Marshals... posted five strikeouts while allowing seven hits in the victory.

SLC Tournament
Was on the post-season roster, but did not make an appearance.

2008 (Sophomore)
Made two appearances and went 0-0 with a 16.20 ERA... struck out four batters while allowing nine hits, seven runs (six earned) and two walks in 3.1 innings... made NCAA Division I debut pitching 1.1 innings allowing three hits and three runs with two strikeouts against Louisiana Tech (2/26)... marked a season-high two-inning outing while allowing six hits and four runs with two strikeouts against Oral Roberts (3/8)... member of the Capital One/Southland Conference 2008 Commissioner's Spring Academic Honor Roll... named to the UT Arlington Fall 2007 and Spring 2008 Athletic Director's Academic Honor Roll.

Paris Junior College
Transferred to UT Arlington after playing his freshman year at Paris Junior College...tossed 14 innings in relief striking out 10 batters and walking three.

High School
Four-year letterwinner at Mesquite Poteet High School...named to the Class 4A Texas High School Baseball Association All-State team after posting an 11-1 record with a 1.25 earned run average. recorded 78 innings pitched with 123 strikeouts and 12 walks... faced 298 batters and allowed just 54 hits and 14 earned runs.

Personal
Son of Todd Watson and Cheryl Watson... born Oct. 28, 1987... a history and accounting major at UT Arlington.

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