Mike Ekstrom

Mike Ekstrom

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gresham, OR

High School:
Barlow HS

Height:
6-1

Position:
P

Birthdate:
08/30/1983

Experience:
1V

OREGON STATE: One of 17 returning lettermen and 11 returning starters this spring ... OSU head coach Pat Casey says: “Mike had a great year and should have lots of confidence to improve into a quality Pac-10 pitcher.” ... (2002) Among Pacific-10 leaders through end of regular season, tied for sixth in appearances (26) ... 2 or fewer walks in 25 of 26 appearances ... at least 2.0 innings in 9 appearances ... 13 of 28 inherited runners scored ... April 15 vs. Hawai’i-Hilo, in relief; struck out both hitters faced ... March 28 vs. Arizona, in relief; 6.1 innings, 6 hits, 3 runs (2 earned), 2 walks, 2 strikeouts ... March 15 vs. Washington State, earned save; 3.0 innings, 3 hits, 0 runs, 0 walks, 5 strikeouts ... March 2 vs. Gonzaga, first collegiate save; 2.0 innings, 0 hits, 0 runs, 1 walk, 0 strikeouts ... Feb. 24 vs. San Francisco, in relief, first collegiate win; 2.1 innings, 4 hits, 1 run (1 earned), 1 walk, 1 strikeout.

BARLOW HIGH: Lettered 2 years for coach Steve Stebbins ... all-state first team, league Player and Pitcher of the Year ... also on ski team ... 3.8 GPA, National Honor Society ... editor of student newspaper.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Business Administration ... born Aug. 30, 1983 in Portland, Ore. ... parents, Jim and Shelley Ekstrom; brother, Steve (16); sister, Heidi (22) ... enjoys skiing, golf, wakeboarding ... top athletic thrill was winning high school skiing state championship ... favorite athlete is Nomar Garciaparra; favorite movie is Office Space; favorite TV show is CSI; favorite food is strawberries; favorite restaurant is Olive Garden ... chose OSU for its academics and athletics.

OREGON STATE CAREER STATISTICS - PITCHING

YEAR	ERA	W-L	Sv	G/GS	CG	Sh	IP	H	R	ER	BB	SO	HP	WP	BK	AVG.	HR
2002	4.74	1-0	2	26/1	0	0	43.2	55	29	23	23	21	2	7	0	.311	2     
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