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#22 Luis Pollorena
Position: LHP/OF
Bats: L
Throws: L
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 169
Year: Senior
Hometown: Laredo, TX
High School: United HS
Other College: Marion [AL] Military Institute
Experience: 2 Letters
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CAREER:
Third-year member of the MSU pitching staff with a staff-best 11-5 record and a 3.50 ERA in 38 career appearances (nine starts) and 92.2 innings pitched.

2012:
Took the mound in 16 games and appeared in seven others as an outfielder, pinch-hitter or pinch-runner • Posted a 4-0 record with a career-best 1.85 earned run average • Tied for second on the staff with four wins • Struck out 24 in 34.0 innings • Drew mound starts against Memphis (Feb. 29), Ole Miss (Apr. 29), at Alabama (May 6) and in the SEC Tournament in Hoover, Ala., against Kentucky (May 26) • Also drew his first two career defensive starts in right field in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional vs. UAB (June 2) and Samford (June 3) • Earned wins against Vanderbilt (Apr. 8), Tennessee (Apr. 21), Ole Miss (Apr. 29) and Kentucky (May 18) • Pitched a season-longest 5.1 innings with a career-best seven strikeouts in a start and series-clinching win against Ole Miss (Apr. 29) • Scored the winning run in the 11th inning on a sacrifice fly in the series-opener against Tennessee (Apr. 19) at Dudy Noble Field • Delivered the game-winning swing with a 10th-inning sacrifice fly against second-ranked LSU in the SEC Tournament (May 25) in Hoover, Ala. • Singled and scored a run in each of his two 2012 NCAA Tallahassee Regional starts • Named to the 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll • Represented MSU on the 2012 SEC Baseball Community Service Team.

2011:
Saw playing time in 22 games, making 17 relief appearances and drawing late-season starts in five of his last six games • Paced the MSU staff in wins with a 7-5 record and finishing with a 4.45 earned run average • Tied for third on the club with 49 strikeouts • Picked up a win in his MSU debut with 3.1 innings of scoreless, no-hit relief pitching against Akron (Feb. 19) • Also earned wins in relief at Lipscomb (Mar. 16), against Southern Miss (Apr. 5), at Arkansas (Apr. 17) and against eventual NCAA national champ South Carolina (Apr. 23) • Registered a season-high six strikeouts and allowed one hit in the win over USM at Trustmark Park in Pearl, Miss. • Made his debut as a starter and earned his sixth win at Tennessee (May 6) • Blanked Southern Miss over six innings to earn a win in MSU's NCAA Atlanta Regional shutout win over USM (June 3) • Worked a season-longest 6.2 innings in a no-decision start in State's series-opening win at Ole Miss (May 12) • Sported a 2.39 ERA (third-best on the staff) in 17 relief appearances • Finished the season with a 3-3 record and 5.76 earned run average in 10 SEC appearances with three starts.

JUNIOR COLLEGE:
Enjoyed a stellar freshman season in 2010 at Marion (Ala.) Military Institute • Coached by Brett Davis • Honored as the 2010 Alabama Community College Conference Player of the Year • Compiled an 11-2 pitching mark with a 1.77 earned run average • Registered 92 strikeouts while issuing 20 walks in 91.2 innings • Also started in the outfield, compiling a .396 batting average with two home runs, 27 RBI and 17 rookie season strikeouts in 154 plate appearances.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Four-year dual position standout at Laredo's United High School • Coached by J.J. Gomez • Two-time Texas Class 5A All-State performer • Left-handed hurler who starred on the mound as a senior, posting a 10-3 record with three saves and a 1.27 earned run average • Limited opposing hitters to a .199 batting average • Tossed 11 complete games in 16 mound appearances, helping lead the Longhorns to their fourth consecutive district championship • Also played outfield, starring at the plate with a .442 batting average nine doubles, four triples, two home runs and 36 runs scored in 30 games • Pilfered 26 bases in 30 attempts • Two-time team MVP.

PERSONAL:
Born Luis Alberto Pollorena on January 14, 1991 in Laredo, Texas • Son of Maria and Oscar Pollorena of Laredo, Texas • Majoring in kinesiology.


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