Is expected to be both a middle reliever and occasional starter in his third season at SDSU after seeing action in both of those roles in 2016 … Sat out the 2015 campaign as a true freshman … A first baseman and pitcher at the prep level … Played during the summer of 2015 for the Bend Elks in Oregon … Compiled a record of 4-1 with one save and a 4.95 earned run average … Struck out 18 and walked six in 12 relief appearances covering 20 innings … Played 2014 summer baseball for the Oakland A’s scout team in Los Angeles.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2016
Was one of SDSU’s weekend starters for a majority of the 2016 season … In his season starting debut at UC Irvine (Feb. 23), went five innings allowing a run on three hits with four strikeouts … In his second start, tossed six innings vs. University of San Diego on March 1, allowing no runs on a hit with three walks and seven strikeouts ... Did not get credit for a win in either of those outings … Made late-season relief appearances with one inning at UC Riverside (May 17) and two innings at San Jose State (May 20) … Retired all nine batters he faced over those two contests and had two strikeouts … Season high seven strikeouts came in 6.0 innings vs. USD (March 1) and in 6.2 innings vs. UNLV on April 8.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2015
Redshirted during the 2015 season as a true freshman.
Played three-years of varsity baseball at Esperanza High School in Anaheim, Calif. … Coached there by Mike Curran … Two-year team captain … Earned all-Century League as a sophomore and junior … During his senior season batted .282 with five doubles, three triples, a home run and 13 RBI in 22 contests … Also had a 2-3 record and 3.44 earn run average as a pitcher … As a junior hit .389 with two homers along with a 6-2 record and 1.90 ERA … Went 7-3 with a 2.10 earned run average during his sophomore campaign … Was a member of the Esperanza HS varsity basketball team as a freshman.
Harrison Russell Pyatt was born Oct. 5, 1995, in Orange, Calif. … Son of Russell and Kimberly Pyatt … Enjoys basketball, golf and woodworking … Favorite athlete is Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg … Also drew interest from UC Santa Barbara, Cal State Fullerton and Loyola Marymount … Majoring in kinesiology at SDSU …Interested in a career in professional baseball or as a sports trainer.