Dixon Anderson
Dixon Anderson

Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Piedmont, Calif.

High School:
Piedmont

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 224

Position:
RH Pitcher

Birthdate:
07/02/1989

Experience:
2V

06/24/2011

Cal vs. Virginia - June 23, 2011 (College World Series)

Photos from Cal's game against Virginia in the College World Series.

A 6-6 right-hander who developed into a top starter for the Bears and was drafted in the sixth round by the Baltimore Orioles in the June, 2010 Major League Draft...throws in the low to mid 90s with a fastball, splitter and curveball...played for the Green Bay (Wisc.) Bullfrogs in the summer of 2009 and was picked the Northwoods League's second-leading prospect by Baseball America, finishing the summer 3-2 with a 1.61 ERA and seven saves, recording 56 strikeouts in 56.0 innings over 23 appearances (five starts)...was selected to the South All-Star Team that competed in the Northwoods All-Star Game at Port Arthur Stadium in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada...was the 2009 recipient of the George Wolfman Award as the team's Most Improved Player...redshirted during the 2008 season...

AS A SOPHOMORE (2010): Was 5-4 with a 5.17 ERA and a save in 17 appearances (13 starts)...had 45 strikeouts in 76.2 innings...won May 29 at Oregon (5.0 innings, four hits, three runs, four walks, three strikeouts)...won May 2 vs. Oregon State (career-high 8.0 innings, eight hits, three runs, one walk, two strikeouts)...won April 11 at USC (7.0 innings, seven hits, two runs, two walks, one strikeout)...won Feb. 28 at CS Bakersfield (7.0 innings, five hits, no runs, three walks, seven strikeouts)...won Feb. 20 vs. Southern Utah (7.0 innings, four hits, no runs, no walks, career-high eight strikeouts)...selected 2010 first-team CoSIDA District 8 All-Academic.

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2009): Was 1-0 with a 3.98 ERA and three saves in 20 appearances (one start)...had 37 strikeouts in 43.0 innings...was the May 11 Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week with a win and two saves (8.2 innings, eight hits, one run, eight strikeouts, 1.04 ERA)...earned saves versus UC Davis May 5 and at UCLA May 8, forcing the Bruins into a game-ending double play with runners on first and third in the bottom of the ninth...won in relief May 10 at UCLA (career-high 6.2 innings, seven hits, one run, two walks, career-high seven strikeouts)...threw 5.0 innings with one hit, no runs, one walk and five strikeouts April 10 at Washington...had three strikeouts in 1.2 innings (one hit, one earned run, no walks) April 3 at Oregon State...earned first collegiate save March 23 versus Stanford (3.0 innings, no hits, no runs, no walks, two strikeouts)...threw 4.0 innings with four strikeouts March 14 versus Cal Poly (eight hits, three runs)...was first-team Pac-10 All-Academic.

HIGH SCHOOL/PERSONAL: At Piedmont High School had a 1.15 ERA as a junior and struck out 65 batters in 43.0 innings as a senior, earning all-league honors in 2006-07...helped his team to two North Coast Section Playoffs...was a four-time (2004-07) Bay Shore Athletic League Scholar-Athlete...majoring in environmental science...parents are Mark and Robin Anderson...born July 2, 1989 in Berkeley, Calif.

ANDERSON'S CAREER STATISTICS
YEAR	ERA	G	GS	CG	W	L	S	IP	H	R	ER	BB	SO
2009	3.98	20	1	0	1	0	3	43.0	51	24	19	13	37
2010	5.17	17	13	0	5	4	1	76.2	85	51	44	32	45
Total	4.76	37	14	0	6	4	4	119.2	136	75	63	45	82

CAREER BESTS Most Strikeouts: 8, Feb. 20, 2010 vs. Southern Utah Most Innings Pitched: 8.0, May 2, 2010 vs. Oregon State Longest Winning Streak: 3, May 8, 2009-Feb. 28, 2010 Longest Losing Streak: 2, May 10-22, 2010

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