|Hometown:||West Hills, Calif.|
|High School:||Kaiser HS|
Davin Tate redshirted the 2010 season.
Made his first start of the 2009 season vs. BYU, pitched 2.0 innings and fanned one batter (3/17) ... allowed only three hits vs. UNLV (3/31) ... struckout four batters and gave up only three hits at Cal Poly (4/4) ... gave up only one hit and fanned two batters at USC (4/7) ... allowed zero runs in back-to-back performances vs. Cal State Fullerton (4/11) and Cal State Bakersfield (4/14) ... threw a season-high 3.0 innings at UNLV (4/28) ... struckout two batters in 2.0 innings pitched, allowing only one hit in the process vs. Pacific (5/17) ... was one of five pitchers who did not allow one hit in-relief at Cal State Bakersfield (5/19) ... struckout two batters in a season-high 3.2 innings pitched at UC Davis (5/23).
Started 11 of 16 games on the mound for the Matadors ... in 59.2 innings pitched Tate compiled a 2-4 record and finished with a 5.58 ERA ... finished the season with 35 strikeouts and allowed only 17 walks ... struckout three batters, gave up one hit, and allowed zero earned runs in 3.0 innings pitched in relief during the Matadors' shutout victory at UCLA (4/15).
Tate appeared in 10 games for the Matadors as a freshman, making two starts on the mound ... tossed five innings in a Feb. 14th start against Fresno State, striking out four and surrendering two runs on two hits en route to his first victory ... did not surrender a run over his final three outings, including a one-inning, two strikeout showing at UC Irvine on May 19th ... went 2.1 innings against Cal Poly on Apr. 7, surrendering one run and allowing just two hits.
KAISER HIGH SCHOOL
A two-sport athlete for the Cats, Tate also earned two letters with the basketball squad ... garnered First Team All-Sunkist League and All-City honors in each of his four years.
Born January 4, 1988 in Panorama City, Calif. ... parents are Valeri and David Tate ... is a fan of the New York Yankees and star third baseman Alex Rodriguez ... favorites include actor Val Kilmer, actress Halle Berry, and Mexican food ... favorite pre-game ritual is eating a Subway sandwich ... favorite website is Myspace.com ... person in history he would most liked to have met is Rosa Parks ... says the best thing about being an athlete is "you get to do what you love", the toughest part is "a lot of responsibilities."