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    Brent Wheatley
    Brent Wheatley

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Villa Park, Calif.

    High School:
    Orange Lutheran HS

    Height / Weight:
    6-4 / 205

    Position:
    Pitcher

    Bats-Throws:
    Right-Right

    05/23/2014

    Complete Team Effort Propels USC Past No. 1 Oregon State 4-2

    Freshman Frankie Rios comes through with a huge 2-for-4, 2 RBI day at the plate.

    05/20/2014

    Trojans Suffer 17-3 Setback at Cal State Fullerton

    Despite taking a 3-0 lead in the first inning, the Titan bats got the best of the Trojans.

    05/18/2014

    Trojans Host Grand Canyon on Monday Before Visiting Cal State Fullerton.

    USC with five games this week to close out the regular season.

    05/03/2014

    Trojans Drop 10-Inning Heartbreaker at Washington State 4-3

    USC tied the game in the top of the ninth, but were unable to bring home the go-ahead run.

    04/26/2014

    Trojans with Commanding 10-0 Win in Game One of Series Against Crosstown Rival UCLA

    The Trojans held the Bruins to just four hits on the day.

    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.

    Career Statistics

    Year ERA W-L APP GS SVS IP H R ER BB SO WP HB BK BAVG
    2013 3.80 1-3 19 5 2 42.2 45 23 18 22 28 3 8 1 .287
    Career 3.80 1-3 19 5 2 42.2 45 23 18 22 28 3 8 1 .287

    Pac-12 Conference Career Statistics

    Year ERA W-L APP GS SVS IP H R ER BB SO WP HB BK BAVG
    2013 4.41 0-2 9 0 2 16.1 16 11 8 8 11 1 4 0 .371
    Career 4.41 0-2 9 0 2 16.1 16 11 8 8 11 1 4 0 .371