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J.D. Busfield
J.D.  Busfield

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Valencia, Calif.

High School:
Valencia HS

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 230

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
05/05/1995



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Photos by Jeff Golden

BRIEFLY
J.D. Busfield is in his third season with LMU baseball... third team 2016 Louisville Slugger Preseason All-American according to Collegiate Baseball… garnered All-West Coast Conference honorable mention accolades in 2015 after setting a new LMU record for saves in a season (14)…

AT LMU
2016… third team Louisville Slugger Preseason All-American according to Collegiate Baseball...

2015… set a new LMU single season record for saves with 14… pitched to a 4-2 record and a 1.89 ERA with 35 strikeouts over 27 appearances and 38 innings of work… combined on three shutouts… was 4-2 with six saves and a 3.15 ERA over 20 innings in WCC play… finished 25 of LMU’s 55 games on the hill… did not allow an earned run over first 20.2 innings... threw 3.0 scoreless frames at #20 Arkansas on 3/8... earned the victory over Santa Clara on 3/14 before collecting his sixth save of the year on 3/15 against the Broncos... converted his ninth save on 3/31 at Grand Canyon, protecting a 1-0 shutout... picked up his record-tying 13th save of the year against Long Beach State on 4/21 before taking sole possession of the single-season LMU record for saves with his 14th on 5/15 at San Francisco…

2014... registered a 1-2 record and a 5.35 ERA as a freshman... made 10 appearances and eight starts, tossing 33.2 innings... struck out 24 hitters and walked just seven (3.4 strikeout-to-walk ratio)... first collegiate appearance came against Utah Valley on February 16 (1.2 IP | H | 4 K)... first start came on February 18 at San Diego State (ND | 5.0 IP | 3 H | 2 BB | 4 K)... did not allow a run over his first 8.2 innings at the collegiate level... allowed just 1.87 walks per nine innings...

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2013 graduate of Valencia High School in Valencia, Calif... a three-year varsity letterwinner for head coach Jared Snyder... served as team captain as a senior... garnered All-City, All-Area and All-League honors as a senior... voted team MVP, Santa Clarita Valley Pitcher of the Year and Foothill League Pitcher of the Year in 2013... was selected to the Southwest Futures All-Star Game in 2012... went 7-4 with a 1.51 ERA with 68 strikeouts and six walks in 74.1 innings as a senior...

PERSONAL
John David Busfield, Jr. was born May 5, 1995 in Los Angeles, Calif... son of Karen and John Busfield... has one brother, Kevin, and one sister, Monica... also considered Pepperdine, Dartmouth, Columbia and University of San Diego, but chose LMU because he loves the campus, the whole baseball program is like a family, and he feels at home here... a business finance major.

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