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Billy Ott capped off a four-year career at Cal State Northridge by becoming the third pitcher to throw a complete game, the third time the right-hander had accomplished the feat ... appeared in 20 games and was named starter four times ... saved three of CSUN's eight games ... threw 64.0 innings, the second-highest total by a Matador pitcher this season, struckout 45 batters, and picked-off two runners ... struck-out three batters in 2.2 IP vs. Southern (2/20) ... earned his first win on the season against East Carolina, tying his career high in strikeouts after fanning seven batters (3/10) ... pitched 1.0 inning, allowed only one hit, and earned his first save of the season at Seattle (3/19) ... pitched another inning and did not allow a hit or run at Seattle (3/20) ... struckout another six batters in his 5.1 innings pitched in his second victory of the season vs. Sacramento State (3/28) ... threw 5.0 innings and struckout three batters vs. UC Irvine (4/3) ... pitched 3.0 shutout innings and struckout four vs. Cal State Bakersfield (4/10) ... struck out two in 1.2 innings of work vs. SDSU (4/13) ... threw two full innings and struckout a batter vs. UC Davis (5/2) ... struck out five in 4.1 innings of work at UC Santa Barbara (5/8) ... allowed zero earned runs in his 3.2 innings on the mound at UC Riverside (5/15) ... threw a season-high 7.2 innings and allowed only two runs for a no-decision in CSUN's 3-2 victory over Long Beach State (5/21) ... in his final appearance on the mound as a Matador, Ott went the distance and struckout two batters, throwing a season-high 101 pitches in the process.
Earned Academic All-Big West Spring Sports Team honors ... pitched 3.0 innings of no-hit ball and struck out two batters en route towards earning his first save of the season vs. Pepperdine (2/21) ... pitched 4.1 innings and picked up another three strikeouts vs. Loyola Marymount (2/24) ... threw 4.0 innings and picked up his second save vs. Texas Tech (2/28) ... struckout three batters for the third consecutive appearance vs. Evansville (3/4) ... allowed only one hit during his 2.0 innings pitched in-relief vs. San Jose State (3/14) ... struckout seven batters and allowed only seven hits in 8.0 innings for his first win of the season vs. Columbia (3/19) ... allowed only four hits in 6.0 innings and had zero earned runs in his start at Long Beach State (4/19) ... became the first Matador to throw a nine-inning complete game this season vs. UC Riverside (4/26) ... struckout four batters and allowed seven hits scattered throughout 6.0 innings at UC Irvine (5/3) ... struckout six batters in 6.2 innings pitched in the Matador's come-from-behind 5-4 win vs. USC (5/10) ... struckout three batters in 5.0 innings during the Matador's 10-9 victory vs. Pacific (5/17) ... struckout one batter in 1.0 innings pitched at UC Davis (5/24) ... threw the second-highest amount of innings (75.2), struckout a team-high fifty-one batters, and picked-off four runners throughout the 2009 season.
Ott was one of two Matadors who were named to the 2008 Big West Academic All-Conference Spring Sports Team ... made 17 appearances and started in seven games for Northridge ... finished with a 1-5 record ... in 41.1 innings pitched Ott recorded 23 strikeouts ... struckout two batters, allowed zero earned runs, and only gave up two hits in 5.0 innings pitched in a shutout victory at UCLA (4/15) ... allowed only three hits, zero earned runs, and struckout five batters in 5.0 innings vs. UNLV (4/29).
Ott made 14 appearances in relief for the Matadors, second-most among freshman ... went a season-long 4.0 innings on Feb. 14 against Fresno State, surrendering zero earned runs on four hits, earning his first save ... tossed at least one full inning 11 times ... provided two innings of scoreless relief against UCLA on Apr. 22.
A two-sport athlete for the Patriots, Ott pitched and played center on the basketball team ... garnered first team All-CIF, All-Academy League, and Academy League MVP as a senior ... helped lead his squad to league championships in each of his four seasons ... posted 83 strikeouts as a senior.
Born February 20, 1988 in La Palma, Calif. ... parents are Cheryl and Bill Ott ... favorites include the Los Angeles Angels, former Dodger great Orel Hershiser, actor Bill Murray, and crunch rolls ... greatest sports moment is recording 14 strikeouts one game and pitching a no-hitter in the next ... most embarassing moment is tripping over second base and spraining his ankle on his first home run ... likes to read when he has time to relax ... major is Political Science.