Fresno State: (2008) The right hander pitched in 33 games and started nine... recorded a winning record of 6-2... earned an ERA of 3.59 with 55 strikeouts ... threw for 87.3 innings... threw six strikeouts against New Mexico State...earned a win over Georgia in the CWS final series with three strikeouts.(2007) Appeared in 22 games with one start ... recorded a 1-0 record with a 4.04 ERA throwing in 42.1 innings striking out 39 batters only walking six ... had three games with four strikeouts ... threw three innings at Nevada recording two strikeouts allowing just one hit May 27 ... threw six innings of relief in regional tournament action allowing five runs on nine hits with four strikeouts.(2006) Made 16 appearances last season with 26.0 innings pitched ... pitched 2.0 innings against Binghamton allowing one hit and two strikeouts (3/15) ... appeared in 2.0 innings against Dallas Baptist and allowed one hit and one run (4/29) ... pitched in 2.0 innings at Nevada and allowed two hits and recorded one strikeout (5/27) ... allowed 33 hits and 18 runs ... Had a 5.88 ERA with 23 strikeouts and four walks.
Bullard High School: Two-sport athlete at Bullard High School ... two-year letterwinner in football as a tight end and defensive end ... also a two year letterwinner as a pitcher in baseball ...posted an 8-4 record with a 1.80 ERA as a junior ... named team's most outstanding pitcher in 2004 ... second-team all-league in 2004 ... first-team all-league in 2005 ... team MVP in 2005 ... second-team all-Valley ... went 7-4 with a 1.39 ERA
Personal: Born on July 24, 1987 in San Mateo, Calif. ... parents are Don and Lesley Sprague ... has one younger sister, Grace ... his uncle, Larry Sprague, played football for Fresno State in 1973... cousin Ross Sprague was a member of the Fresno State track team ... favorite athlete is Pat Tilman becasue of his courage and dedication to his country... chose to come to Fresno State because of the tradition and potential of the baseball program.
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