|Hometown:||Menlo Park, Calif.|
|High School:||Bellarmine College Prep|
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009: Utilized a redshirt season as a true freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: 2008 graduate of Bellarmine College Prep in San Jose, Calif. ... played for Gary Cunningham ... named to the All-Western Catholic Athletic League (WCAL) Team in 2007 and 2008 ... All-Central Coast Section (CCS) Honorable Mention in 2008 ... held the lowest ERA in the WCAL at 1.37 ... Bellarmine was ranked No. 2 in the country in 2007 ... was named to the Bay Area World Series All-Tournament Team in 2008.
PERSONAL: Born in St. Louis, Mo. ... parents are Bob and Suzanne Couch ... has two older brothers, Ted and Dan ... brother Ted plays soccer at Pomona College and grandpa Jim Groom played football at the University of Cincinnati ... cousin Andy Groom played football at Ohio State ... enjoys spending time with friends and family, hiking, fishing and eating ... wants to work in sports marketing after earning degree ... majoring in business.