27 - Forest Cannon
Forest Cannon
Born: 06/05/1988
Height: 6-3
Weight: 195
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Boise, Idaho
High School: Eagle HS
Position: RHP
2008
Showed promise in a limited number of innings...Recorded almost two strikeouts per inning pitched...Gave up seven hits and struck out nine batters in 5.2 innings pitched...Struck out all three batters he faced against Westmont on Mar. 25...Did not allow any hits in 1.2 innings against Cal Poly on Mar. 4...Showcased the potential to be a devastating force coming out of the bullpen in strikeout situations. 2007
Redshirted. High School
Pitched for Frank Wright at Eagle High School...First Team All-State selection...Named the Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Idaho...Honorable mention Louisville Slugger All-American selection...Led the Mustangs to a second place finish in the State Championship...Also competed in basketball at Eagle...Named valedictorian of his high school class and was selected as an Idaho top scholar...Also recruited by Oregon State, Oklahoma, Washington State, Michigan and the University of Washington. Personal
Born June 5, 1988 in Washington D.C....Major is undecided at UCSB...If he was not playing baseball, he would play football...Roots for the Milwaukee Brewers...Favorite athletes are Roger Federer, Tiger Woods and Roger Clemens...Most memorable sports moment was playing in the Area Code games and tossing a perfect game...Favorite book is Malcolm Gladwell's "Blink"...Enjoys watching Anchorman...Subscribes to Sports Illustrated and National Geographic...Would choose Owen Wilson to play him in a movie about his life...Enjoys reading the works of Guy Owen...Enjoys the location most about UCSB...Lists Bill Buckner as the best player he has ever faced in any sport...Would invite Jon Stewart, Steven Colbert and John Smoltz to dinner...Has one brother, Doug...Son of Phil Cannon and Patricia Leget.

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