21 - Eric Billings
|Hometown:||San Diego, CA|
|High School:||Samuel Morse HS|
|Previous College:||San Diego CC|
2007 Billings made 14 relief appearances for the Matadors and finished with a record of 1-0 ... recorded a win on Feb. 2 against Pacific, tossing two hitless innings ... collected eight scoreless outings ... had a season-long three-inning stint against UC Davis on May 5 ... struck out 12 in 13.2 innings for the year. SAN DIEGO CITY COLLEGE Billings pitched for two seasons with the Knights ... garnered San Diego City Pitcher of the Year honors both seasons ... helped lead his squad to the playoffs as a sophomore ... registered 67 strikeouts in just 64 innings as a sophomore ... all-conference selection as a sophomore and an honorable mention honoree as a freshman ... transferred to CSUN with a 3.1 gpa. SAMUEL MORSE HS Billings earned four letters for the Tigers, pitching and playing infield ... elected team captain as a junior and as a senior ... helped lead his squad to league championships in 2001 and 2003 ... tallied 87 strikeouts as a senior ... earned All-Eastern League honors as a junior and senior ... noted as a San Diego Union Tribune Player to Watch as a senior ... graduated with a 3.0 gpa. PERSONAL Born November 5, 1986 in San Diego ... parents are Emilia and Bruce Billings ... brother, Bruce, plays baseball in the Colorado Rockies organization ... favorites include the San Diego Padres, Roger Clemens, and the movie "Remember the Titans" ... chose Cal State Northridge for a chance to play for Coach Rousey and to play in the Big West conference ... favorite thing about being an athlete is "the respect" ... once met baseball great Frank Robinson ... would most like to meet Jackie Robinson ... major is family and consumer sciences.