Named to the Baseball America Preseason All-America Third Team ... Named the No. 11 junior prospect in the nation by Baseball America ... Named to the College Sports Madness preseason all-Mountain West first team ... Hard-throwing right-handed pitcher is expected to retain his role as SDSU's Friday (No. 1) starter in his third season at San Diego State ... Selected in the 42nd round of the 2011 Major League draft by the Arizona Diamondbacks.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2013
A second team 2013 all-Mountain West Conference selection ... Led the Mountain West in strikeouts both overall and in conference contests ... His 109 strikeouts ranked ninth on the SDSU all-time single-season list ... Named the California Bank & Trust Student-Athlete of the Week on Feb. 20 after defeating 12th-ranked San Diego in the season opener ... Tossed a pair of complete games during the season, one a win (at Air Force April 2) and one a loss (at Arkansas March 7) ... Had a career-high 14 strikeouts over eight innings in the win over Nevada (April 5) ... Followed that with double digit strikeout efforts in his next two starts against Air Force (11) and UNLV (10) ... Earned conference Pitcher of the Week honors after tossing eight shutout innings in SDSU's 2-0 win over Nevada on April 5 ... In that contest, in which he struck out 14 batters, he recorded at least one strikeout in each inning, including three in the eighth ... In addition, College Sports Madness named him the Madness Mountain West Baseball Player of the Week for that performance as well ... Only two of his 13 starts in 2013 went less than five innings (4.0 innings at New Mexico March 28 and 4.1 vs. San Diego June1).
SAN DIEGO STATE 2012
Began his freshman season in the bullpen and moved into the No. 1 spot in the starting rotation by the third weekend of the season, remaining there the rest of the year ... Went five or more innings in seven of his 11 starts ... Opponents hit just .226 against him, the fourth-lowest mark in the Mountain West ... Picked up first two wins in a relief role vs. Washington (Feb. 19) and Oregon State (Feb. 24)... Longest outing of the year came at Cal Poly (March 23) when he went 8.0 innings with one run allowed on three hits with six strikeouts (no decision) ... Recorded a season-high nine strikeouts in 5.1 innings during a start at UNLV on April 5 ... Picked up his third win of the season in that contest ... Suffered a broken jaw when hit by a line drive during a start at Texas A&M on May 12 ... After missing one start, came back (with his jaw wired shut) on May 25 to defeat UNLV at the Mountain West Tournament ... Came on in relief in that contest and went final 4.0 innings, allowing one earned run on two hits with three strikeouts ... His total of 62 strikeouts on the season led the team ... Over his final two appearances of the season (at Texas A&M and at UNLV), tossed 8.1 innings allowing no earned runs on five hits with six strikeouts.
Two-year baseball letterman at Steele Canyon High School in Spring Valley, Calif. ... Coached there by Todd Snyder ... As a senior pitcher went 4-4 with one save and a 2.33 earned run average ... Tossed five complete games ... Recorded 104 strikeouts over 72 innings to lead the league in that category ... First team all-East County selection ... Named to all-Grossmont Hills League second team ... Competed for the Cougars basketball team as a sophomore and junior ... Named honorable mention all-Grossmont Hills League for the 2009-10 campaign ... Team captain during his junior season.
Michael Sean Cederoth was born Nov, 25, 1992, in Santa Ana, Calif. ... Son of Shawna and Mike Cederoth ... Favorite athlete is Los Angeles Angels pitcher Jared Weaver ... Was also recruited by Arizona State, Arizona, Oregon, Long Beach State and UC Santa Barbara ... Criminal justice major at San Diego State.