17-hit barrage leads Bulldogs to 13-3 win of the Nittany Lions of the Big Ten
Last Updated: June 24, 2014
2014 (Freshman): Appeared in relief 14 times as a true freshman ... pitched 20.1 innings and recorded a 3-0 record and one save ... first career appearance came on Feb. 18 vs. Grand Canyon in the Bulldogs' season home opener - recorded two strikeouts (season-high) in 2.0 innings worked over the eighth and ninth innings ... earned first career save by recording the final two outs against Nevada on Feb. 23 ... recorded first career win in his next appearance on March 11 vs. Penn State - worked 2.0 IP ... matched longest career outing on the mound of 2.2 IP in two different games - April 8 vs. Cal State Northridge and April 12 at New Mexico ... allowed 16 hits for a .219 season opposing batting average ... owned a 3.54 season ERA ... stuck out nine against six walks.
High School: Three-year letterwinner at St. Francis Central Coast Catholic High School in Watsonville, Calif. ... featured as pitcher while also playing first base at times ... named first-team all-SCCAL (Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League) and all-county senior year - owned a 1.62 ERA with 64 strikeouts in 56.1 innings pitched ... was a second-team all-SCCAL selection as a junior behind a 3.75 ERA and 60 strikeouts in 52.1 innings pitched ... received First Honors which recognized those with GPAs above 3.5 all four years at St. Francis.
Personal: Born Sept. 2, 1994 in Santa Cruz, Calif. ... son of Brian and Nancy Houser ... has one older brother, Jake ... major at Fresno State is sports marketing ... awarded Craig Merchant scholarship ... chose Fresno State for its great baseball program and to get a quality education ... admires the men and women of the armed services the most for defending our freedoms ... favorite athlete is current San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner ... biggest athletic thrill to date is throwing a complete game shutout to win league senior year.