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    Stephen Tarpley
    Stephen Tarpley

    Hometown:
    Gilbert, Ariz.

    High School:
    Gilbert

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 185

    Position:
    Pitcher

    Bats-Throws:
    Right-Left

    06/06/2012

    Tarpley Named Freshman All-American

    Trojan lefty honored by Collegiate Baseball newspaper.

    05/31/2012

    Foat And Tarpley Recieve All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention

    Two Trojans nab all-conference honors.

    05/27/2012

    Trojans End Season With 7-6 Loss At UCLA

    No. 9 Bruins outlast Trojans in weekend of close competition.

    05/25/2012

    Trojans Close Season At No. 9 UCLA

    Trojan seniors make final trip to Westwood.

    05/20/2012

    Trojans Lose 6-1 To No. 14 Wildcats

    USC seniors honored, account for Trojans only hits.

    2012
    Made 14 appearances on the mound for the Trojans, starting 13 of those ... Finished with a 5-3 record and a 3.22 ERA ... Tallied 67 strikeouts, good for second-most on the team ... His five wins were tied for the most of any Trojan ... Had an impressive outing vs. Cal State Bakersfield (4/11), throwing 8.0 shutout innings, allowing only six total hits and striking out a season-high 10 as the Trojans won 6-0 ... Did not give up one home run all year ... Only walked 29 in 78.1 innings pitched ... Started out the season 4-0, with victories over Cal State Bakersfield (3/11), North Carolina (4/4), Utah (3/18), at Stanford (3/26) and vs. Oregon State (4/29) ... Earned All-Pac-12 honorable mention honors.

    High School
    He was a three-year varsity letterwinner at Gilbert (Ariz.) High for coach Matt Guttierrez...posted a 3.50 ERA in 30 innings with seven walks an 47 strikeouts as a senior...batted .378 with three triples, four home runs and 15 RBI the same year...earned all-state and West All-Region honors in 2011...named to the All-Tournament team at the Connie Mack World Series...a three-time Golden Scholar...rated No. 2 in Arizona and the No. 14 LHP in the nation by Perfect Game USA...drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 8th round of the 2011 MLB Draft.

    Personal
    He is a business major at USC...parents are Stephen and Adrienne...lists baseball as his only focus and pastime...lists Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price as his biggest sports hero...he chose USC because he wants to help lead the Trojans back to the College World Series...birthday is February 17, 1993.

    Career Statistics

    Year ERA W-L APP GS SVS IP H R ER BB SO WP HB BK BAVG
    2012 3.22 5-3 14 13 0 78.1 71 36 28 29 67 3 12 1 .241
    Career 3.22 5-3 14 13 0 78.1 71 36 28 29 67 3 12 1 .241

    Pac-12 Conference Career Statistics

    Year ERA W-L APP GS SVS IP H R ER BB SO WP HB BK BAVG
    2012 4.01 3-3 8 8 0 49.1 50 28 22 20 28 1 8 0 .270
    Career 4.01 3-3 8 8 0 49.1 50 28 22 20 28 1 8 0 .270