Fresno State: (2005) Returns for his senior season after being drafted by the New York Yankees in the sixth round of the 2005 MLB draft ... Won a team best seven games for the Bulldogs in 2005, pitching 93.2 innings ... second on the team in innings pitched and in strikeouts ... also started 26 games at first base ... pitched out of the bullpen at the beginning of the season ... pitched two innings of scoreless relief against UCLA on (2/5) ... Made his first pitching start of the season at Cal State Fullerton (2/12) ... started all three games against UCSB in February ... reached twice after being hit and a walk (2/18) ... got the win as the starting pitcher in the third game, throwing six innings, his first collegiate win ... one for two against Chicago State with a triple (2/25) ... pitched 5.0 innings and allowed one hit against Chicago State (2/27) ... Hit .250 against Cal Poly in two games started at first base (3/4, 5) ... two for four with a run scored against Dallas Baptist in the Pepsi/Johnny Quik Classic (3/10) ... fired his first complete game of the season, getting a 4-1 win over Iona, striking out eight (3/19) ... struck out seven batters in seven innings in his second straight win against Hawai'i (3/27) named WAC Pitcher of the Week for April 4 winning a 2-1 game after a complete game against Rice (4/3) ... made his final start at first base against Louisiana Tech (4/17) ... Struck out six in 6.2 innings pitched for his second win against Hawai'i (5/13) ... won his seventh game against Louisiana Tech, pitching 6.0 innings and striking out seven ... Academic All-WAC.
Merced College: Two-year letterwinner under head coach Chris Pedretti ... preseason All-American, participated in the 2003 J.C. All-Star Game ... was 1-0 with a 3.60 ERA ... struck out 29 and allowed just 31 hits in 30.0 innings pitched ... also sported a .316 batting average with two home runs and ten RBI.
Golden Valley High School: Two-year letterwinner as a pitcher and utility player under head coach Scott Hague ... first-team All-Central California Conference his senior year after hitting .456 (26-57) with a homer and 12 RBI ... also lettered in basketball where he was an first-team all-conference selection as a senior ... member of Key Club and California Scholastic Federation.
Personal: Douglas Wildes Fister was born Feb. 4, 1984, in Merced, Calif. ... son of Larry and Jan Fister ... father is a fire captain and mother is a homemaker ... father played football at Fresno State (1976-77) ... has one brother, Jake, and two sisters, Casey and Wendy ... enjoys wood working, renovating and repairing automobiles, metal work and construction ... majoring in construction management ... wants to be an architect ... favorite athlete is Steve Young ... biggest athletic thrill was pitching at SBC Park ... chose to attend Fresno State because of the strong academic program ... drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 49th round of the June 2003 draft ... recruited by Oklahoma State, BYU, Long Beach State, Oral Roberts, Pacific, Ole Miss, Pepperdine, UC Irvine and UNLV.