Left-handed relief specialist who was SDSU's setup pitcher last season...Local product from nearby Patrick Henry High who played both in the outfield and on the mound as a prep player...Is now strictly a pitcher for the Aztecs after pitching, playing first base and outfield as a freshman two years ago...Played for the Aloha Knights of the Pacific International League in Portland, Ore., last summer...Went 3-1 with one save and a 3.43 ERA while striking out 20 in 21 innings...Competed during summer 2001 for the Clarinda (Iowa) A's in the MINK League...Appeared in 13 contests as a pitcher, compiling a mark of 2-1 with a 1.45 earned run average...Struck out 30 in 31 innings...Also went 3-for-15 at the plate with one home run... Member of the San Diego Stars squad that won the AAU national championship during summer of 2000...Was named to the all-tournament team at that event.
SDSU 2003:Of his 17 appearances, 14 came in relief...Was utilized primarily as a middle reliever...Picked up his first career save at Brigham Young on May 9, throwing the final three inning of a game halted by a rain delay after six innings...Posted a victory over Brigham Young at the conference tournament, going six innings in one of his three starts on the season...Game-high four strikeouts vs. San Diego (April 15) and vs. BYU (May 23)...Made six relief appearances in league play, comp8iling a 2.61 earned run average over 10.1 innings of work.
SDSU 2002: Made 26 appearances, all in relief...Did not commit an error on the mound...Longest outing of the season was four innings vs. Hawaii-Hilo on Feb. 2 when he allowed no hits, struck out four and walked one to pick up his first win of the year and his first career pitching victory as an Aztec...Other win came at Brigham Young on March 22...Career-high six strikeouts (3.0 innings) vs. UC Riverside in the home opener...In nine Mountain West Conference relief stints, went 1-0 with a 1.29 earned run average, striking out seven in seven innings.
SDSU 2001: Appeared in two games as a late-inning replacement at first base, and eight other contests in a pinch-hitter role...On the season, hit .222 (2-for-9) with a double and run batted in...Had the double and a run scored in a pinch hitting appearance vs. Miami at the Hormel Food Classic at Minnesota...Also went 1-for-1 with a run batted in as a pinch hitter against Oregon State...Made two appearances in relief as a pitcher...Struck out three and allowed no hits in 1.1 innings against Oklahoma State.
High School: Three-year varsity letterwinner at Patrick Henry High School in San Diego, where he played for Mike Williams...Named the Eastern League player of the year after his senior season...Record of 5-4 with a 1.85 ERA and 69 strikeouts...A first-team all-Eastern League honoree who was also named a scholar-athlete...Helped his team to league titles during his three seasons of varsity baseball (1998-2000)...Played in the Area Code Games.
Personal: Daryl Andrew Harang was born Nov. 19, 1982, in San Diego...Son of Mike and Robin Harang...Brother of former Aztec standout Aaron Harang, who is currently with the Cincinnati Reds...Hobbies include golf, body boarding, music and video games...Favorite athletes are former major league hurlers Sandy Koufax and Nolan Ryan...Criminal justice major at San Diego State...Interested in a career as a crime-scene investigator.
Harang's SDSU Career Statistics Year G-GS-CG IP H R ER BB SO W L SV ERA 2001 2- 0-0 2.1 2 2 2 3 4 0 0 0 7.71 2002 26- 0-0 26.0 26 22 19 21 30 2 1 0 6.58 2003 17- 3-0 32.2 45 24 21 13 21 1 1 1 5.79 Tot 43- 3-0 61.0 73 48 42 37 55 3 2 1 6.20