Andy Graham Chosen in 21st Round of Major League Baseball June Amateur Draft

June 7, 2006

Santa Barbara, Calif. - Junior pitcher Andy Graham was the second UC Santa Barbara player in two days to be chosen in the Major League Baseball June Amateur Draft as the Colorado Rockies selected him in the 21st round Wednesday morning.

Graham, the 618th pick overall in the 2006 Draft, went 6-7 with a 5.11 ERA in 2006 as the Gauchos' Friday starter. Graham proved his durability this season, logging 98.2 innings while exhibiting quality control, striking out 55 hitters and walking 42. Graham has been a weekend starter for the Gauchos for three straight seasons.