45 - Brian Stevens
Brian Stevens
Born: 02/20/1986
Height: 6-3
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Ventura, Calif.
High School: Buena HS
Position: RHP
B/T: R/R
Experience: HS

TITANS `06: Did not pitch in any games in 2006.

TITANS `05: Appeared in a limited capacity out of the bullpen, throwing in just 6 games without a decision, all before Apr. 5 • Pitched a career-high two complete innings on three occasions • Struck out a season-high two Matadors on Mar. 9 vs. Cal State Northridge in the Titans' 7-4 victory • Made his first collegiate start in a midweek affair at UCLA on Mar. 29, allowing two runs on four hits in the 7-6 victory at Jackie Robinson Field.

BUENA HS: Played two seasons for Coach Anthony Espitia at Buena High School in Ventura, Calif. • Was named Rookie of the Year his junior season • Was 10-0 with a 1.81 ERA with 96 strikeouts his senior season while hitting .375 • Was named the Channel League and team MVP, and also picked up All-Ventura County Pitcher of the Year and first-team All-CIF honors for his dominant senior season. • Was a Scholar Athlete both his junior and senior seasons, finishing high school with a 3.93 GPA.

PERSONAL: Born on February 20, 1986, in Ventura, Calif. • Parents are Matt and Lark Stevens • Full name is Brian Matthew Stevens • His nickname is B Sizzle • Has an older sister (Amber) • Lists his parents as his greatest influence in life and his mom as his greatest baseball influence • Majoring in radio/TV/film • Would like to see Baylor added to the Titans' schedule • Says his greatest sports thrill was throwing a two-hit, 16-strikeout game against a rival high school for the league championship • Models his game after Mark Prior • Likes to play guitar and to get a tan in his spare time • Favorites include: Boston Red Sox (team), 10 Things I Hate About You and Dumb and Dumber (movies), Edward Norton and Julia Stiles (actors), Underoath, My American Heart & Sadsin (musical artists), Lord of the Flies (book), purevolume.com (web site).