26 Brandt Hill
26 Brandt Hill
Birth Date: 07/26/1987
Height: 6-3
Weight: 225
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Goleta, Calif.
High School: Dos Pueblos HS
Position: LHP
Should provide quality situational innings. 2007
Injury forced Hill to miss the season. 2006
Redshirted the 2006 campaign. High School
Played for Dan Yokubaitis at Dos Pueblos High School...Pitched and played first base and outfield for the Chargers...Did not play his senior year after having shoulder surgery...In 2004, he went 8-2 with a 1.16 ERA in 66.2 IP as a junior...Racked up 75 strikeouts and eight complete games that year...Elected Santa Barbara County Player of the Year, First Team All-Channel League, First Team All-Central Coast, All-Santa Barbara County Team and Team MVP in 2004...Also managed to bat .310 at the plate...Voted Second Team All-Channel League as a sophomore...Was ranked No. 12 in the Los Angeles Times' "Top Pitchers in Southern California" list...Tossed a no-hitter with 16 strikeouts against Santa Maria High School as a junior...Played basketball in high school as well...Also recruited by USC, UCLA, Loyola Marymount, Fresno State and the University of San Diego. Personal
Born July 26, 1987 in Santa Maria, Calif...Majoring in psychology with a minor in sports management at UCSB...Has career aspirations of playing professional baseball and then living a long healthy life and raising a family...If he was not playing baseball, he would be playing basketball...Roots for the New York Mets...Favorite athlete is former Gaucho, Barry Zito...Enjoys surfing and watching "Forrest Gump"...Would choose Arnold Schwarzenegger to play him in a Hollywood movie about his life...Tunes in to watch "Law and Order" and "CSI"...Enjoys the weather most about UCSB...Credits his dad with giving him the best advice about baseball: "Prepare yourself as much as you can when off the field, so when you're on it, you will be ready"...Has a sister, Alexandra...Son of Brian and Bojana Hill.