Benjamin and Ybarra each homered for the Sun Devils
Nine different Sun Devils collected an RBI
Trever Allen and Nate Causey each collected two RBI for the Devils
Starting right-hander Alex Blackford allowed just one earned run in six innings
Left-hander Ryan Kellogg earned his eighth win of the season
2012 (Freshman):Made 13 appearances, including 10 starts...third on the team with starts and fourth with 39.1 innings pitched...first on the team among true freshmen in innings pitched, appearances and strikeouts...made his first career start vs. UC Riverside on Feb. 25 and gave up two runs on three hits while striking three and walking three in the loss...recorded a season-high seven strikeouts in five innings in a start vs. Utah Valley March 14...earned his first collegiate victory after giving up no earned runs on five hits in five innings in an 8-1 win over USC April 7...struck out five in his first collegiate appearance, as a reliever vs. Western Michigan on Feb. 18.
High School: A 2011 graduate of San Benito High School...earned four varsity letters in baseball, serving as team captain in both his junior and senior season...started all four years of high school...was selected as an All-Tri-County League pick in each of his four seasons...was named his team's MVP in 2010 as well as the Tri-County League's Pitcher of the Year...was the San Benito High School Male Athlete of the Year in 2010 and was a California All-Star pick...played in the 2010 Area Code Games...went undefeated in league play over his career on the mound...missed part of his senior season due to a broken wrist, but returned to pitch in the postseason.
Personal: An exploratory major...son of Paul and Janice...has an older sister, Janessa...enjoys fishing and hunting...chose ASU because it was his "best chance to win a Pac-12 championship and National Championship"...says The Sandlot is his favorite movie...lists two-time Cy Young Award winner and Ken Knutson protege Tim Lincecum of the San Francisco Giants as his favorite player...born November 6, 1992.
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