41 Mark Willinsky
41 Mark Willinsky
Height: 6-4
Weight: 220
Year: RS Junior
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nev.
High School: Cimarron Memorial
Position: RHP
College: 1V

AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE IN 2008: Made 20 appearances, all in relief ... was selected by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 15th round (458 overall pick) of the 2008 Major Leauge Baseball Amateur Draft ... finished the season first in saves (6) and third in ERA (5.46) ... earned All-WCC honorable mention accolades after finishing fourth in the league in saves ... finished his career ranked fourth all-time in saves (15) ... made his first appearance of the season in relief against Pacific (Feb. 27) striking out three batters and allowing one walk ... faced his first loss of the season after pitching 1.1 innings against San Jose State (Mar. 1) ... pitched 1.2 innings against Fresno State (Mar. 4), with three strikeouts ... picked up his second loss the the season after pitching 0.2 efforts of relief against then-No. 12 Oregon State (Mar. 9) ... earned his first win of the season after one inning of no hits, no runs ... registered his first save of the season against Washington State (Mar. 31) tying his career-high four batter struck out ... registered his fourth save of the season after one no hit, no run inning against Fresno State (Apr. 22) ... posted back-to-back wins against No. 3 Stanford (Apr. 28) and Sac State (Apr. 29) ... earned his fifth save of the season against LMU (May 4) as he went two innings and tied his career-high four strikeouts ... earned win No. 4 to give SCU the series win over Saint Mary's (May 10) ... earned save No. 6 against Pepperdine (May 16)  

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2007: Redshirted the season.  

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2006: Second in the West Coast Conference in saves (9) and third in mound appearances (28) ... appeared in 28 games, starting one ... his nine saves were one shy of the SCU freshman record ... struck out 38 batters in 39.1 innings pitched ... strcuk out two and allowed only one earned run in a three-inning stint in his only start of the season Feb. 7 at UC Davis ... earned his first save Feb. 10 by striking out one in closing the ninth inning ... got his first win Feb. 19 against UC Riverside while striking out four and allowing only one-run in four and two-thirds innings of relief ... earned three saves in as many games Feb. 24-March 3 ... closed out the last inning and a third at No. 22 Cal Poly Feb. 24 ... got the last two outs via strikeout the next day against the Mustangs for his third save ... closed out the ninth March third against San Jose State for his fourth save ... struck out two Northwestern batters March 19 in the final inning and a third to earn his fifth save ... struck out a batter in a scoreless inning of work and earned his second win of the season April 1 against San Francisco ... tossed a scoreless ninth at Gonzaga on April 8 for sixth save ... earned seventh save while striking out one in an inning and a third at Loyola Marymount on April 22 ... struck out two in a scoreless ninth the next day to get his eighth save at the Lions' expense ... struck out four Saint Mary's batters April 30 in a two-inning outing for his ninth save.  

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2005 graduate of Cimarron Memorial High School in Las Vegas, Nev. ... played baseball for Mike Hubel ... named first-team All-Southern Nevada ... team finished second in state ... named Player of the Week at the State Tournament.

PERSONAL: Born in Ventura, Calif. ... son of Jerry and Merna Willinsky ... has three siblings, Laura, Michael and Kathy ... lists baseball as a hobby.


Willinsky's Career Pitching Statistics


2006 5.49 28/1 2-4 0 9 0 39.1 25/24 50 38 25
2007 - DNP - - - - - - - - -
2008 5.46 20/0 4-2 0 6 0 28.0 21/17 37 38 19
Career 5.48 48/1 6-6 0 15 0 67.1 46/41 87 76 44