Solid pitching prospect who will work out of the Aztec bullpen during his freshman campaign ... Named to the 2013 Rawlings/Perfect Game California Region All High School Senior second team ... Has played summer ball with the Bombers Baseball Club of Southern California.
A three-year varsity baseball letterwinner at Great Oak High School in Temecula, Calif., where he was coached by Eric Morton ... A two-time all-Southwestern League selection ... First-team all-county honoree and team's Pitcher of the Year as a senior ... During his final season compiled a record of 8-3 with a 1.82 earned run average ... Team captain ... As a junior went 2-1 with a 1.15 ERA ... During his sophomore campaign had a record of 3-1 and a 4.00 earned run average.
Orlando Meza was born Sept. 2, 1995, in San Diego, Calif. ... Son of Fernando and Esperanza Meza ... Brother, Alex, pitched at Palomar JC and Cal State San Marcos ... Enjoys ping pong, going to the beach, and playing basketball and football ... Lists favorite athlete as former San Diego Charger running back LaDainian Tomlinson ... Was also recruited by Florida State, Fresno State, Texas A&M, San Diego and UC Riverside ... A business major at San Diego State.