Marc Oslund Athlete Profile

#21 Marc Oslund

Position: Right Hand Pitcher Height: 6-5 Weight: 215 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2009 | 2012-2013 Hometown: Torrance, CA Mission: Raleigh, NC Last School: West High School

Personal

  • Born in Torrance, Calif.
  • Parents are Dave and Michelle
  • Served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to North Carolina
  • Married Rachel Carter in August 2012
  • Majoring in humanities with an emphasis in history

Before BYU

  • At West Torrance High he is a member of the Hall of Fame
  • Was four-time All-Bay League, twice being named the league's most outstanding player
  • Was the 2008 Daily Breeze Player of the year
  • Team was three-time Bay League Champions
  • Was All-CIF and all-state as a senior
  • Was undefeated in high school as a pitcher, going 8-0 with five saves and a 0.67 ERA as a senior
  • Also batted .420 as a senior
  • Lettered three times in football, taking his team to the CIF championship for the second time in school history
  • Football team won the Bay League title in 2006, with a record of 12-1-1
  • Was all-league in 2006 for football
  • Was recruited by Fresno St., Arizona, Utah State and San Diego State in football before being injured in 2007
  • Member of the 2006 USA Junior National Team
  • Had a 10-inning shutout at Palos Verdes throwing 129 pitches
  • Was drafted in the 42nd round of the 2008 Major League Draft by the Kansas City Royals
  • Recruited in baseball by Long Beach State, Cal-Fullerton and UC-Irvine

2009 | Freshman Year

  • Named to the Freshman All-American team by Collegiate Baseball Magazine and selected to the Mountain West Conference all-tourney team
  • Had four starts, including a complete game in a 5-1 victory to eliminate New Mexico from the MWC Tournament
  • Also had another victory over New Mexico earlier in the year along with wins at Washington where he had eight strikeouts, Utah, Western Carolina, and a three-hitter at Wichita State
  • His save came in game three of the regular season against UNLV
  • Had nine strikeouts in a relief appearance against Utah and seven strikeouts in a relief appearance at Utah Valley

2012 | Sophomore Year

  • Recorded victories at UC Riverside, at Utah, at Seattle, at San Francisco and vs. Santa Clara.
  • The only Cougar starter to record two league wins out of BYU's 10 WCC victories.