Redshirt freshman Anthony Arias tossed eight K's Saturday to help lock the MW tournament No. 3 seed for Fresno State
With the win, Fresno State secured the three-seed at next week's Mountain West Tournament
Fresno State ups home record to 7-2 at Beiden Field with midweek win
2015 (Redshirt Freshman): Arias made 18 appearances on the mound for the Bulldogs in his first season, including nine starts... posted a 2-3 overall record with a 5.40 ERA... finished fourth on the team with 56.2 innings pitched... struck out 49 batters (second-most on the club) against only 20 walks... earned Mountain West Pitcher of the Week on May 18 after tossing a career-high eight strikeouts over a career-long six innings in a 11-2 win over New Mexico in the regular season finale... pitched an inning in a 8-0 shutout win at Sacramento State... picked up the win against Wagner pitching 5.2 innings holding the Seahawks to three hits, one earned run while striking out seven in a 10-1 win.
2014 (Freshman): Utilized redshirt season.
High School: Named Pitcher of the Year all four years at Fairfield High School under coach Will Mosely ... named All-SCAC and MVP senior season with a 1.11 ERA and a 5-1 record in 44.1 innings pitched in eight appearances ... registered two complete games and two shutouts ... team-captain both junior and senior seasons ... graduated high school with a 3.0 GPA.
Personal: Born in Visalia, Calif. ... son of Ralph and Renee Arias ... has one younger brother, Stevie ... major at Fresno State is kinesiology-exercise science ... most admires father for teaching him about life and baseball ... favorite athlete is current Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval ... biggest athletic thrill to date is winning state with summer league team and being the starting pitcher of that team ... interests outside of baseball are traveling to new places and going out with friends.
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