29 - Anthony Rea
Anthony Rea
Birth Date: 08/03/1982
Height: 5-11
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: Palo Alto, Calif.
High School: Gunn
Position: RHP

As a Senior in 2005: Started 11 of the 24 games in which he appeared ... went 7-6 with five saves on the season ... led the team in wins (7), ERA (2.84), saves (5) and complete games (4) ... second on the team in innings pitched (95.0), games started (11), and strikeouts (55) ... was on the Roger Clemens Award and Brooks Wallace Award Watch Lists... named preseason All-America by the NCBWA (Second Team) and Collegiate Baseball (Third Team) ... honored as the WCC Pitcher of the Month for May, when he went 3-1 with a 1.33 ERA while earning wins over No. 21 Stanford and eventual WCC Champion Pepperdine ... also named WCC Pitcher of the Week for May 9-15, going 2-0 with an ERA of 0.82 ... earned his first win of the season in relief, striking out four in two innings against Utah on February 4 ... struck out two in an inning of work to earn his first save of the year on February 16 against Sacramento State ... strong in first start of the season, pitching 7.2 innings on February 20 against No. 12 Washington... allowed only five hits and struck out six Huskies... worked two innings of scoreless relief to earn the save against Cal Poly on February 26 ... saved the game the following day against the Mustangs by tossing a scoreless two-thirds of an inning ... earned the win in four innings of relief at San Jose State on March 6 ... earned his fifth save by striking out one in an inning of work against Brown on March 11 ... posted new career-highs with nine strikeouts in eight innings at San Francisco in his second start of the season ... allowed only one run against the Dons in the Bronco's first complete game this season... threw his second complete game at Loyola Marymount on April 15... allowed only five hits, no walks and faced only four batters over the minimum in the 3-1 victory ... got the win at Stanford on April 26 by throwing two scoreless innings ... got the win again over Stanford, this time in relief, striking out one in two scoreless innings of work on May 10 ... tossed his second complete game victory of the season on May 13 at Pepperdine, allowing only one run while stirking out six ... won his final start at Santa Clara, throwing seven shutout innings and striking out two against Portland on May 20 ... a member of the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll.

As a Junior in 2004: Made 30 appearances, all in relief for the Broncos... set a school record with 13 saves... finished the season ranked fourth in the country in saves... named to the NCBWA All-America Second Team... Louisville Slugger Third Team All-America selection... All-West Coast Conference Second Team honoree... voted the team's Most Valuable Player and Pitcher by teammates... paced the team with a 1.68 ERA... posted a 5-1 record with 53 strikeouts in 53.2 innings of work... held opponents to a .188 batting average... allowed a run in only eight of his 30 appearances... recorded a win in first appearance of the season... did not allow a hit, while striking out three in two innings at UC Riverside on January 30... earned his first save of the season against BYU on February 9... struck out two over three innings to earn the save... struck out four batters in three hitless innings against San Jose State in March 7... earned saves in six consecutive outings from March 14 - April 3...allowed only one run on four hits in 5.2 innings of action over that stretch... set a new school record with his 11th save on April 23 against Saint Mary's... struck out a season-high six batters in season-long 5.1 inning outing against Stanford on April 27... recorded his 13th save in his final outing of the season on May 23 against Portland... did not allow a run, while striking out two in three innings.

As a Redshirt Sophomore in 2003: Made 37 appearances on the mound for the Broncos... recorded 31 strikeouts... closed out the season with a 3.05 ERA... held his opponents to a .274 batting average... pitched a total of 41.1 innings... tallied a season high four strikeouts against Stanford on April 8... earned comeback player of the year honors alongside Kellan McConnell at the team's season-ending banquet.

As a Sophomore in 2002: Redshirted the season.

As a Freshman in 2001: Started two games on the mound and made 20 appearances out of the bullpen... had a 0-3 record with a 6.27 ERA while making a team-leading five saves... threw 37.1 innings of work, striking out 24 while walking only nine... threw a season-high 5.0 innings, striking out a season-high four batters against Sacramento State on February 27... picked up saves in consecutive appearances against San Francisco and Columbia on March 11 and 13.

High School Information: A 2000 graduate of Henry M. Gunn High School in Palo Alto, Calif... coached by Tim Thompson... two-time team MVP selection... named second-team all-Central Coast Section twice... an all-county honoree... recorded an 8-1 record as a senior with five saves and a 1.2 ERA... batted .385 with three home runs and 15 stolen bases... a first-team all-league and all-county selection in basketball... scored a career-high 28 points in one game... served as club president of Student Sports Boosters.

Personal Data: Son of Edward and Rebecca Rea... born August 3, 1982 in Redwood City, Calif... both parents have undergraduate degrees from Cal Tech and doctorate's from Stanford... has three sisters and two brothers... father played baseball and mother was a swimmer at Cal Tech... has an aunt and uncle that played tennis collegiately... majoring in economics... enjoys basketball and golf.

 

Rea's Career Pitching Statistics

 

Year ERA GP/GS W-L CG SV Sho IP R/ER H SO BB
2001 6.27 22/2 0-3 0 5 0 37.1 27/26 51 24 9
2002 Redshirt - - - - - - - - - -
2003 3.05 37/0 1-1 0 2 0 41.1 19/14 43 31 14
2004 1.68 30/0 5-1 0 13 0 53.2 11/10 36 53 10
2005 2.84 24/11 7-6 2 5 0 95.0 33/30 100 55 25
Career 3.17 113/13 13-11 2 25 0 227.1 90/80 230 163 58