A 9th inning comeback falls short as the Aztecs fall to the Lobos 5-4.
Preseason 2010 consensus All-American as a relief pitcher ... Named the 2009 National Stopper of the Year by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) after leading the nation in saves ... Named a first team All-American in 2009 by Collegiate Baseball, Rivals.com, NCBWA and Ping! Baseball ... Right-handed hurler who moved into the role of closer during his freshman season of 2007 ... Was primarily a first baseman as a prep athlete, compiling impressive offensive numbers ... An Area Code games participant during summer 2006 ... Also recruited by Michigan, Hawai'i and UC Irvine.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2009
First-team all-Mountain West Conference relief pitcher ... Was one of 15 semifinalists for the College Baseball Foundation's National Pitcher of the Year Award ... Led the nation with 20 saves ... Was successful in all 20 of his save opportunities ... His 20 saves is a new SDSU and conference record ... Received an invitation to the USA Baseball National Team trials ... Struck out 38 and walked only seven (two intentionally) in his 27.2 innings ... Allowed only one extra base hit, a double in his second game of the season vs. Nevada on Feb. 26 ... On March 14 vs. UNLV was called upon in the ninth inning with the bases loaded and no outs ... Proceeded to strike out the side in order to end the threat and record his sixth save at the time ... On April 7 at Long Beach State had runners and second and third with no outs and retired the side with no damage to preserve a 4-3 Aztec win ... Longest outing came on May 16 at Utah when he went three innings allowing no runs on no hits with four strikeouts ... In nine appearance in conference play (10.2 innings) gave up only one unearned run on two hits with four walks (two intentional) and 14 strikeouts ... Opponents hit just .200 against him in all games ... Finished with a .065 ERA.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2008
Opened the season by allowing no runs on three hits with 11 strikeouts and only two walks in his first nine appearances covering 12 innings ... Over that period, picked up saves against USC, UC Riverside and Brigham Young ... Was also credited with victories in games vs. Cal Poly and Brigham Young ... Longest outing of the year was 3.1 innings vs. BYU on March 13, as he finished the game that was won by the Aztecs in 14 innings ... Had a season-high four strikeouts in that contest ... Was named the Mountain West Conference Pitcher of the Week on March 15, after his win and save vs. BYU and save at UC Riverside the previous week ... His third win of the year came with 2.2 innings of work at Air Force on May 3 in SDSU's 10-inning victory ... Lone loss of the season was against New Mexico on April 5 ... Did not give up a run over his final five appearances covering 6.0 innings while striking out seven and walking only one... Included in that run was three strikeouts in 1.1 innings at eighth-ranked Cal State Fullerton on May 16 ... Had only one wild pitch in his 26.1 innings.
Played four seasons of varsity baseball at Los Osos High School in Rancho Cucamonga ... Coached there by Anthony Vasquez ... Was primarily a first baseman and did not pitch until his junior year ... Split time between the mound and first base as a senior ... A three-year all-Baseline League first-team selection ... Also first-team all-Inland Valley as a sophomore, junior and senior ... First-team all-county in 2006 and 2007 ... Inland Valley player of the year as a senior ... During his senior season (2007), batted .446 with 10 doubles, 13 home runs and 34 runs batted in ... His home run total was third-best in the state of California ... On the mound, compiled a mark of 5-1 with a 2.53 earned run average ... Struck out 33 and walked only nine in 36 innings ... As a junior in 2006, hit .420 with six doubles, three triples, six home runs and 40 RBI ... As a pitcher, threw two innings, striking out three ... Batted .387 with 10 doubles, four triples, one homer and 31 RBI during his sophomore campaign (2005).
Addison D. Reed was born Dec. 27, 1988, in Montclair, Calif. ... Son of Scott and September Reed ... Enjoys hanging out with friends, playing video games and sports ... Favorite athlete is Alex Rodriguez ... Majoring in criminal justice administration.