Mark Anderson Athlete Profile

#23 Mark Anderson

Position: Left Hand Pitcher Height: 6-3 Weight: 200 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2010-2013 Hometown: Moreno Valley, CA Last School: Vista Del Lago High School

Personal

  • Born in Riverside, Calif.
  • Parents are Stephen and Tammy Anderson
  • Likes fly fishing and going to the beach
  • Is an Eagle Scout
  • Married Macey Sanders in August 2011
  • Majoring in business marketing

Before BYU

  • Two-time team MVP and three-time best defensive player for Vista del Lago High
  • Was the team's best hitter for two years
  • Four-year letterman who set the record for most base hits (115) in that span
  • Registered 113 strike outs in senior year as a pitcher
  • Runner-up MVP for two years in the league
  • All-area second team
  • As a senior, batted .376 and had a 1.79 ERA with one shutout and a 10-2 record
  • First team All-CIF, All-Inland Valley League and a Riverside County all-star
  • Was a scholar-athlete for two years
  • Played summer ball for the Moreno Valley Dodgers
  • Coached in high school by Jason Whittle

Stats

Year     ERA  W-L APP  GS  CG  SV    IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO
2010    6.14  3-1  15  10   0   0  51.1  57  48  35  41  35
2011    5.03  4-2  13   8   0   0  48.1  56  31  27  20  28


2010 | Freshman Year

  • Started against Kansas State on the mound and then started his first game in the outfield the next day vs. KSU when he went 3-for-4
  • Threw 124 pitches against Washington State, but ended up with no decision in 7.2 innings

2011 | Sophomore Year

  • Victories came against Texas Tech, Seattle, Gonzaga and the Air Force Academy
  • Was two outs shy of a complete game against Gonzaga
  • Had a 3.00 ERA in league games
  • Played summer in Alaskan league, MV pitcher and co-MVP (best ERA in league).

2012 | Junior Year

  • Got off to a 4-0 start with victories at UC Riverside, at St. Mary's, at UC Irvine, and vs. Seattle.

2013 | Senior Year

  • Upset No. 2-ranked LSU, 9-4
  • Upset No. 13-ranked Arizona State, 8-3
  • Other wins were against Pepperdine,  and twice against Utah Valley University