50 Fresno State student-athletes were named Academic All-WAC for the spring sports season.
Six Bulldogs were selected in 2012 Major League Baseball Draft.
Fresno State will open the NCAA Stanford Regional against the No. 11-ranked Cardinal on Friday night at 6 p.m. PT on Klein Field at Sunken Diamond.
The senior pitched a seven-inning run-rule 12-2 victory over Louisiana Tech last week.
2011 (Junior): Academic All-Western Athletic Conference ... appeared in 21 games ... finished with a 2.85 ERA and an undefeated record (6-0) ... struckout 30 in 41.0 innings pitched ... faced a career-high 25 batters against Nebraska (Feb. 22) and struck out a personal-best eight batters ... pitched 6.0 innings twice.
2010 (Sophomore): Made 23 appearances, earning two starts ... finished with a 6.50 ERA and 4-3 record ... recorded 33 strikeouts ... earned two saves ... recorded first career save on Feb. 28 against Washington ... struck out a career-high six batters against Nebraska on Feb. 22 ... threw a career-high six innings against Nebraska (Feb. 22) and UC Davis (Mar. 28).
2009 (Freshman): Appeared in 18 games, earning six starts ... made first collegiate start against Loyola Marymount (Mar. 22) ... finished with a 9.21 ERA and 2-1 record ... sat down 26 batters in 43 innings pitched ... threw a season-high 5.2 innings against Portland (Mar. 12) ... struck out a season-high five batters against Nevada and Portland.
Clovis East HS: A two-year letterwinner ... pitcher of the year in 2008 ... all-conference, all-Valley, and co-MVP ... won first Clovis East playoff game ... helped Clovis East to a 23-7 finish in 2008.
Personal: Born Dec. 12, 1989 in Clovis, Calif. ... son of Carl and Tami Kendall ... has two brothers, Chris and Bobby, and two sisters, Ashley and Christine ... most admires his older brother, Chris, who is a Navy Seal ... chose Fresno State because of the baseball program and academics.
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