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37 - Casey Bloomquist
Casey Bloomquist
Birth Date: 1-25-94
Height: 6-3
Weight: 180
Year: So.
Hometown: Bakersfield, CA
High School: Bakersfield Christian HS
Position: RHP
Bats/Throws: R/R
Experience: 1V

Expected to challenge for a starting spot in weekend rotation this spring after making six starts as Cal Poly's midweek starting pitcher in second half of true freshman season.

2013: Finished stellar freshman campaign with 6-2 record and 5.02 ERA ... was moved into the weekend rotation as the Sunday starter in final two weeks of regular season after earning five wins, two against Bakersfield ... struck out 39 batters in 52 innings ... pitched into the seventh inning five times, but couldn’t reach the eighth until his first weekend start May 19 against Cal State Northridge when he allowed two runs and six hits in 7.1 innings for the victory ... career-high eight strikeouts against Santa Clara on April 16 ... first collegiate win was at Bakersfield on April 9 when he gave up two runs and two hits in six-plus innings with three walks and five strikeouts ... allowed one run and seven hits in 6.2 innings for win at Cal on April 23 ... did not allow a walk over four consecutive starts (22 innings) before walking first Pacific batter of game May 25 ... allowed just one home run in 52 innings ... 5-0 in night games and 3-0 in home games ... pitched for Corvallis Knights in West Coast Collegiate Baseball League over the summer, compiling 4-0 record and 3.45 ERA in seven starts with 24 strikeouts in 41 2/3 innings ... earned All-WCCBL honorable mention praise.

High School: Compiled 6-4 record and 1.26 ERA as a senior under head coach Tom McCormack at Bakersfield Christian High School … 80 strikeouts in 61 innings pitched … struck out 12 in game vs. Highland and 10 against Tehachapi … one complete game, a three-hitter in 2-0 loss to Kerman in finals of CIF-Central Section Division IV playoffs … opponents hit .177 … a .489 hitter with 43 runs scored, 27 RBI, 12 doubles, three triples and three home runs … 14 multiple-hit games, including three four-hit contests … .598 on-base percentage and .789 slugging percentage … stole six of seven bases and committed three errors in 141 chances for .979 fielding percentage … led Eagles to 23-7 record and first-place finish in South Sequoia League … co-MVP of South Sequoia League … hit .490 during his junior season, collecting 15 doubles, six triples and four home runs … drove in 42 runs and stole nine bases, leading Eagles to 24-8 overall record, second-place finish in the South Sequoia League and the CIF-Central Section Division IV championship … in 85 2/3 innings on the mound, was 9-3 with a 1.96 ERA, striking out 110 batters … when not on the mound, played shortstop and first base … posted a .586 on-base percentage and .888 slugging percentage en route to All-South Sequoia League pitcher and All-Area utility player honors … named to the NCSAA All-American first team, All-American Far West Super Region team, ESPN Cal-Hi all-state small schools team and all-state underclassmen second team … as a sophomore, hit .481 with 13 doubles, eight triples, five home runs and 45 RBI (7-4, 4.38 ERA on the mound) en route to NCSAA All-American second team, All-American Far West Super Region team and All-Area second team honors … named rookie of the year and All-Area honorable mention as a freshman when he hit .522 (6-2, 4.4 ERA on the mound) … visited Cal State Fullerton, Pepperdine, UC Irvine and UCLA before choosing Cal Poly because of its "great campus and it feels like home. The coaches are the best and I feel they can help me develop to the next level."

Personal: Son of Jim and Michelle Bloomquist … one brother, Austin, and one sister, Ashley … wants to own a business … enjoys hunting and fishing as hobbies ... member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes … born January 25, 1994, in Bakersfield, Calif. … majors in agricultural business.