45 - Christian Coronado
Christian Coronado
Height: 6-2
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Hemet, Calif.
High School: Hemet HS
Position: RHP
B/T: R/R
Experience: 2V

Made nine appearances, tossing a total of 15 and 2/3 innings…completed the year with a 1-0 record and 2.87 ERA…struck out 10.

Made 10 appearances covering 21.1 innings with 1-1 record and 5.06 ERA • Made first start of year on final day of regular season and got credit for 11-6 win (5 IP, 3 H, 2 ER) • Took loss in collegiate debut at Long Beach State on Feb. 20, charged with 3 runs in one-third of an inning • Longest relief outing was 4.2 innings (4 H, 2 R) at Cal Poly on Apr. 21 • Most effective outing was on Mar. 27 at Hawaii when he pitched perfect sixth and seventh innings with 3 strikeouts to hold lead for David Hurlbut in eventual 3-2 win • First scheduled collegiate start was wiped out by transformer failure that cancelled May 17 game at UCLA.

A 2010 graduate of Hemet High School in Hemet, Calif. • Was a three-year letterwinner for Bulldogs Head Coach Mike Arnold at Hemet High School • Pitched and also played third base, second base and shortstop • As a sophomore was named to the Sunbelt League Second Team and was the team's most valuable pitcher • Was a first-team all-league selection and team most valuable pitcher again as a junior • Was 9-2 with 79 strikeouts in 62 innings as a senior and earned first-team all-league, first-team All-CIF and second-team all-area honors as the Sunbelt League's MVP.

Born in Hemet, Calif. • Full name is Christian David Coronado • Nickname is "Nado" • Parents are David and Melissa Coronado • Has two older sisters (Lisamarie and Patty), and older brother (David) and a younger brother (Tyler) • Major is sociology • Models his game after Pedro Martinez • Favorites include: Pedro Martinez (baseball player) • San Francisco Giants (team) • AT&T Park (stadium) • Kobe Bryant (athlete) • Jason Aldean, Darius Rucker (musical artists) • Cal State Fullerton (place to play) • Denzel Washington, Seth Rogen (actors) • “We Are the Millers," "This s the End" (movies) • Pasta, Hawaiian pizza (food).