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Greg Young
Greg  Young

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Pacific Palisades, Calif.

High School:
Harvard-Westlake HS

Last College:
Tulane University

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 192

Position:
LHP

Bats / Throws:
L / L

About Young: Veteran lefthander coming off a promising fall ... Will add depth to the bullpen ... Extremely hard worker and one of the leaders of the pitching staff ... Transferred to Wake Forest from Tulane University prior to the 2006 season ... Majoring in economics ... Born on December 31, 1985 in Santa Monica, Calif. ... Son of Ken and Jill Young.

2008 (Redshirt Junior): Made five appearances on the season and finished with an ERA of 3.00, while not figuring in any decisions ... Made first outing of the season against Pepperdine (2/24), and threw a scoreless inning of relief, allowing one hit ... Closed out the win against High Point (3/11), throwing a perfect ninth inning and striking out two batters ... Named to ACC Honor Roll.

2007 (Redshirt Sophomore): Missed the entire season due to shoulder surgery.

2006 (Redshirt Freshman): Went 2-1 with an 8.83 ERA in 12 relief appearances ... Pitched in 17.1 total innings with four strikeouts.

2005 (Freshman at Tulane): Redshirted the season.

Prior to Wake Forest: Two-year letterman at Harvard-Westlake HS for coach Tim Cunningham ... Earned Daily News All-Star honors and was named his team's Most Improved Player after going 7-5 with a 1.51 ERA and 72 strikeouts in 67.0 innings as a senior ... Helped lead the Wolverines to the playoffs and advance to the CIF finals in 2003 ... Tossed three one-hit outings his final year as a prepster, including an 11-strikeout performance against La Canada ... Also lettered twice in football where he threw for over 1,000 yards and 10 touchdowns while adding over 500 yards and five scores on the ground ... Member of the National Latin Honor Society.

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