Cal Baseball BIO
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Ryan Mason
Player Profile:
Ryan Mason 1251840
Position: Pitcher
Height: 6'7"
Weight: 215
Year: Junior
Hometown: Auburn, Calif.
High School: Placer
Experience: 2 Letters

AS A JUNIOR (2015):
- Was 6-3 with a 2.98 ERA and 41 strikeouts in a team-high 99.2 innings in 17 appearances (16 starts)
- Ranked eighth in the Pac-12 in innings pitched (99.2) and his 16 starts tied for the most in the conference
- Did not allow a single home run all season, which was best in the country
-Struck out a career-best 12 hitters in a no decision on Feb. 14 vs. Duke in his season debut
- Won March 14 vs. Oregon, pitching 8.0 innings, allowing two runs (one earned), on five hits and striking out four
- Pitched a complete game shutout in a win over Campbell in game one of a doubleheader on May 9
- Pitched eight stellar innings on May 30 against Texas A&M at the College Station Regional, allowing one run on six hits, striking out three in a 2-1, though he earned a no decision

AS A SOPHOMORE (2014):
- Was 7-1 with a 3.04 ERA and 32 strikeouts in 68.0 innings
- 7-1 mark was the fifth-best single season winning percentage (.875) in school history
- Defeated Oregon in May 24 season finale (6.0 innings, five hits, two earned runs, one walk, five strikeouts)
- Threw first career complete game May 11 at USC (9.0 innings, six hits, one run, two walks, three strikeouts)
- Won April 28 at Stanford (8.0 innings, six hits, four earned runs, three walks, three strikeouts)
- Won April 19 vs. Washington (7.0 innings, five hits, one run, one walk, two strikeouts)
- Won in relief Feb. 12 vs. Texas (three strikeouts in 3.0 innings)

AS A FRESHMAN (2013):
- Became the Bears' No. 1 starter as a freshman, going 5-3 with 3.76 ERA with 43 strikeouts in 69.1 innings (14 appearances, 11 starts)
- Got a no decision May 10 vs. Arizona State with five strikeouts in 6.1 innings
- Threw a career-high 8.2 innings April 26 at Washington (no decision)
- Won April 19 vs. Washington State (6.0 innings, six hits, one run, four strikeouts)
- Got a no decision March 28 vs. USC in first night game ever at Evans Diamond (7.0 innings, six hits, two earned runs, one walk, six strikeouts)
- Won March 22 at 2013 NCAA champion UCLA (8.0 innings, five hits, one run, four walks, five strikeouts)
- Won March 15 at Utah (5.1 innings, six hits, three strikeouts)
- Won first career start March 8 vs. Fresno State (5.0 innings, three hits, no earned runs, one walk, career-high seven strikeouts)
- Won first collegiate game in relief (no hits, four strikeouts in 1.2 innings) on Feb. 15 vs. Michigan)

HIGH SCHOOL/PERSONAL:
- As a senior at Placer High School, the tall right-hander was 9-0 with a 1.36 ERA and 99 strikeouts, setting a school record with six consecutive complete games
- Helped lead Placer High School to the 2012 Pioneer Valley League title
- Threw a no-hitter and a one-hitter as a high school sophomore, finishing that year with a 2.26 ERA and 61 strikeouts in 59.0 innings
- Earned 2010 all-league honors and was selected his school's Male Athlete of the Year
- In the summer of 2011 was a member of the Colorado Rockies Scout Team and was selected to the All-Star Scout Team among Sacramento and Bay Area teams, as well as invited to the Rawlings NorCal World Series team for Sacramento, the Area Code Games in Stockton and the Hard 90 Showcase in Granite Bay
- Undeclared major with an interest in psychology
- Parents are Bob and Allison Mason
- Born October 4, 1994

CAREER BESTS
Most Strikeouts: 12, Feb. 14, 2015 vs. Duke
Most Innings Pitched: 9.0, twice, last May 9, 2015 at Campbell in game one of a doubleheader
Longest Winning Streak: 4, twice, last time Feb. 15-April 28, 2014
Longest Losing Streak: 2, April 5-12, 2013
Mason’s Career Statistics
 YEAR   ERA   G   GS   CG   W    L   SV     IP   H   R   ER   BB   SO 
 2013  3.76  14   11    0   5   3     0  69.1    75  31   29  15  43
 2014  3.04  16   9    1   7   1   0  68.0   60   27  23  21  32
 2015  2.98  17  16    1   6   3   0  99.2  102  36  33  21  41
 Total  3.23   47   36     2   18    7    0  237.0   237   94   85   57  116
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