SDSU record 72 S-As earn MW spring academic honors
Hard throwing left-hander who is in line to be one of SDSU’s primary starters in 2017 after seeing duty both in a relief and starting capacity the past three seasons … Played for the Brazos Valley Bombers in the Texas Collegiate League during summer 2016 where he was named a Second Team Summer Collegiate All-American by Perfect Game … Compiled a record of 5-1 with a 1.01 earned run average over nine appearances (seven starts, two complete games) … Recorded 52 strikeouts and 11 walks over 44.2 innings and led the league in ERA … Competed for the Eau Claire (Wis.) Express in the Northwoods League during the summer of 2014 … Made 11 appearances including four starts and had a record of 2-2 with a 3.43 earned run average … Has played summer baseball in the San Diego Area for the Vista Bulldogs (2012), The Show (2011) and the Palomar Bulldogs (2008-10).
SAN DIEGO STATE 2016
Eleven of his 14 appearances in 2016 came in a starting role ... Recorded his lone win of the season vs. Air Force in the second game of a doubleheader on May 14 … Had a career-high 10 strikeouts in seven innings at Fresno State on May 7 … Allowed no runs on five hits over seven innings in that contest … Previous personal high was nine strikeouts, also vs. Fresno State (6.2 innings) on March 6 … Strikeout-to-walk ratio of five-to-one in this season (55 strikeouts to 11 walks) … Bettered that number is better in conference games (41 strikeouts, 8 walks) … Threw only one wild pitch in 63.1 innings … Member of the Mountain West All-academic team.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2015
Began the season as the team’s No. 3 starter, but after three outings moved to the bullpen where he remained for 22 relief appearances … Made three relief appearances at the Mountain West Conference tournament, the last resulting in two scoreless innings vs. New Mexico in the championship contest on May 24 ... Longest start was 5.2 innings at UC Riverside on Feb. 21 in which he gave up a run on five hits with a season-high five strikeouts … Left the game with a 2-1 lead, but was not involved in the decision as UCR came back before SDSU won with a late rally … Longest relief stint was 3.1 innings vs. Texas Tech on March 14 in which he registered four strikeouts … Also recorded four strikeouts in 1.2 innings vs. Nevada on April 17 … Picked up the win in the victory vs. New Mexico on April 3 when he tossed one perfect inning of relief with a strikeout before the Aztecs won in the bottom of the 10th.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2014
Was named to the all-tourney team at the 2014 Mountain West Tournament … Started the elimination contest vs. UNLV on May 24, tossing 8.1 innings and surrendering only a run on seven hits with four walks and six strikeouts … His strikeout total was his highest of the year … Was credited with the win to improve to 4-0 … Also made one appearance in relief at the tourney tossing 1.2 innings vs. New Mexico on May 22 (1 runs, 4 hits, 0 walks, 3 strikeouts) … Tossed 1.2 innings of shutout relief vs. No. 1-ranked Louisiana at the NCAA Regional in Lafayette, La. … Made his SDSU debut in second game of the season at San Jose State, entering in the second inning with the bases-loaded … Over the final seven innings of that contest he gave up a run on three hits with no walks and four strikeouts … Made starts at UC Riverside (Feb. 25) and vs. San Diego (March 4), but his last nine appearances have come out of the bullpen … In seven conference appearances covering 16.2 innings had a 4.86 ERA …. Member of the Mountain West All-academic Team.
A three-year varsity baseball letterwinner at Vista High School in Vista, Calif. ... Was coached there by Rick Lepire … Was a two-time all-Avocado League first team selection and the league’s Pitcher of the Year as both a junior and senior … An all-state honoree both seasons as well … An all-county selection both seasons and was named the state Player of the Year as a junior … During his senior year compiled a mark of 9-4 with a 1.40 earned run average … Notched 93 strikeouts and only 11 walks over 80 innings … During his junior season went 10-1 with a 0.64 earned run average … Struck out 103 batters and walked 20 in 85.2 innings … Also served as a DH, batting .299 with five doubles and 20 RBI as a senior after hitting .347 with four doubles and two triples during his junior campaign.
Brett Joseph Seeburger was born Jan. 19, 1995, in Torrance, Calif. … Parents are Tom and Stacey Seeburger … Interests include ping pong, the beach, hockey, football and basketball … Favorite athlete is Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck … Was also recruited by Oregon, UCLA, Cal State Fullerton, San Diego, Kansas, Washington and Oregon State … An social science major at SDSU with career plans in pro baseball or as a high school history teacher/baseball coach.