The Trojans are riding a five-game hitting streak entering this week.
The junior ace threw the first complete-game shutout of his career.
Sophomore lefty Kyle Twomey keeps the Trojans in the game with 5.2 innings of shutout baseball.
The Trojans collected a season-high 19 hits in the win.
Game one of the series is set for Friday, April 11 at 6 p.m.
2013/FRESHMAN: In his true freshman season, Brent appeared in 19 games, including making five starts ... Threw three complete innings of hitless, shutout ball vs. Arizona State (April 12), as he combined with starter Sean Silva for the first combined one-hitter in USC history since 1996 ... In his first career start vs. Loyola Marymount (Feb. 20), Wheatley went five complete innings, allowing no runs on five hits, while striking out four in the no-decision ... Earned his first victory in his second start vs. Long Beach State (Feb. 26), going 6.1 innings, allowing only one run on four hits, while striking out four in the 4-1 victory ... His first four career appearances were in a starting role, before becoming an important part of the Trojan bullpen .. In two appearances vs. rival UCLA (May 17, 19), Wheatley held the Bruins to just one hit in a combined 4.2 innings of work, while striking out a total of five ... Threw three innings of shutout ball, not allowing a hit vs. UCLA on May 19 ... Also threw 2.0 innings of shutout and hitless baseball vs. TCU (May 3), as the Trojans won 9-3 ... Tallied his first career save at California (March 29), working 3.0 innings, allowing one run on one hit with two strikeouts as the Trojans won, 9-5 ... His second career save came in the combined one-hitter vs. ASU (April 12) ... Only 18 of his 23 runs allowed were earned ... Finished with a 3.80 ERA through 42.2 innings of work, the lowest ERA of any Trojan freshman and the third-lowest on the team.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned three varsity baseball letters at Orange Lutheran HS in Orange, Calif. ... Was a Louisville Slugger First Team All-American in 2012 and was named the Trinity League Pitcher of the Year as a senior in 2012 ... Named an Under Armour and Perfect Game Preseason All-American in 2011 and 2012 ... 2012 Lancer team was ranked No. 1 nationally ... Also earned two varsity football letters as a quarterback for Orange Lutheran ... Competed for Team Anderson for two seasons and Marucci Elite for one season ... Marucci Elite won the 2012 WWBA World Championship ... Member of the National Honors Society.
PERSONAL:Majoring in communication at USC ... Parents are Bob and Julie ... Bob played basketball at USC and Julie also is a USC alum ... Has one sister, Taylor and one brother, Bob ... Bob is a senior on the Trojan baseball team ... Favorite movie is Saving Private Ryan ... Favorite TV shows are Tosh.O and SportsNation ... Would like to visit, Omaha, Neb. .. Listens to Josh Turner ... Favorite food is pasta ... Birthdate is August 31, 1993.
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