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Brandon Horth
Brandon Horth

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Irvine, Calif.

High School:
Woodbridge HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180

Position:
LHP

B/T:
L/L



BRIEFLY
Brandon Horth is in his third season with LMU baseball...

AT LMU
2013... made 20 appearances and started one game in his sophomore season... finished the season with a 1-0 record and a 3.13 ERA to accompany two saves... struck out 21 batters over 31.2 innings... held WCC opponents to a .180 batting average... earned a victory over Bradley on 3/3 (2.1 IP, 2H, BB, 2 K)... recorded first career save on 3/23 at Saint Mary's (1.1 IP, 2 K)... tossed 2.0 scoreless innings against #21 Gonzaga on 3/30... struck out the only hitter he faced on three pitches with the tying runs in scoring position on 4/7 vs. #23 San Diego to earn his second career save... 2.1 scoreless innings of perfect work at #17 UCLA on 4/13... tossed a career-high four innings against Santa Clara on 5/19, allowing one earned run and striking out four... leadoff hitters hit just .208 against the lefty... held opponents to a .214 average with runners on and two out... allowed just seven of his 26 inherited runners to come around to score...

2012... made 12 appearances, including one start, as a freshman... pitched to a 0-1 record and a 9.31 ERA... left-hander logged 9.2 innings and struck out six... made two relief appearances in WCC play, tossing 1.2 scoreless innings of work... held WCC opponents to a .200 average... left-handed hitters were 3-for-13 (.231) against him on the year... collegiate debut came on February 24 vs. Cal Poly... got the start on a "staff day" and took the loss against Cal State Northridge on March 20...

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2011 graduate of Woodbridge High School in Irvine, Calif... three-year varsity letterwinner for head coach Jim Murray... served as team captain as a senior... named All-City as a junior and senior... an All-Area and All-CIF selection after his senior campaign... helped his team to a runner-up finish in the CIF playoffs in 2011... MVP of the Pacific Coast League as a senior... hit .436 with 24 runs scored, 25 RBI, six doubles, five triples and two home runs as a senior... pitched to a 0.93 ERA over 82.2 innings of work as a senior... hit .312 with 20 runs scored and 10 RBI as a junior... also played basketball in high school...

PERSONAL
Brandon Christopher Horth was born December 30, 1992 in Long Beach, Calif... son of Jennifer and Michael Horth... has one sister, Brittany... chose LMU because of the business and baseball program, size of the school, and location... chose LMU over USC, Sacramento State, Cal Poly Pomona, Concordia, Cal Baptist, and Chapman... a business entrepreneurship major.

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