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General: Looking for continued action out of the bullpen after gaining valuable experience as a collegiate rookie in 2007 • Still making adjustments to the collegiate level and will continue to improve • Has three good pitches, including a fastball that runs near 90 mph.
High School: A 2006 graduate of A.C. Davis High School • Named 2006 First Team All-State and 2005 honorable mention All-State • A four-time First Team All-Big Nine Conference selection • Posted a 7-0 record and a 1.43 ERA as a senior • Also played forward on a basketball squad that made an appearance at the 2004 State Tournament • Coached in baseball by Pete Orgill.
As A Freshman In 2007: Put up a 2-0 record and a 5.93 ERA in 15 relief appearances, striking out 11 in 13.2 innings of work • Started the season very strong by allowing just two earned runs in his first seven appearances and 8.2 innings of work • Took care of his only defensive chance • Was 0-0 with a 7.36 ERA and struck out three batters in 3.2 Pac-10 innings over six Pac-10 relief outings. High School: A 2006 graduate of A.C. Davis High School • Named 2006 First Team All-State and 2005 honorable mention All-State • A fourtime First Team All-Big Nine Conference selection • Posted a 7-0 record and a 1.43 ERA as a senior • Also played forward on a basketball squad that made an appearance at the 2004 State Tournament • Coached in baseball by Pete Orgill.
Other Amateur Baseball: Played four summers for the Yakima Beetles American Legion team (2003-06) • Led the club to a third place finish at the 2005 Northwest Regionals, where he pitched his squad to a victory over current Stanford teammate Joey August's team (Salem) with a 9-inning, 14-strikeout complete game shutout victory to advance his Yakima squad to the semifinals.
MLB First-Year Player Draft: Has never been drafted.
Getting To Know Andrew Clauson Born:
Parents: Mark and Dana Clauson
I would describe myself as a person as: Outgoing
Greatest Athletic Moment: Throwing a 9-inning complete game with 14 strikeouts in a Legion Regional game to get his team to the Regional semifinals
The reason I chose Stanford is: The mix of academics and baseball
The person I admire most is: My grandfather
If I could spend a day with anyone, it would be: Roger Clemens so that I can learn from him
If I had to cook all of my meals, I would probably survive on: Top Ramen
My ultimate SportsCenter highlight would be: Striking out the last hitter in the championship game of the College World Series
If I were not playing college baseball, I would be: Doing scientific research
Advice To Youngsters: Dream big
The people who had the greatest influence on my life are: My family
The one thing I would change about college baseball is: Get rid of the metal bats
For me to improve as a player, I need to: Be consistent with three pitches
The thing I love most about baseball is: The competition
What makes Sunken Diamond so special is: The history
Favorite Sport Other Than Baseball: Football
I am most thankful in life for: My family
Earliest Baseball Memory: Playing catch with my grandfather