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    Philip Urso
    Philip  Urso

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Dallas, Texas

    High School:
    St. Mark's

    Last College:
    Claremont-McKenna

    Height / Weight:
    6-7 / 245

    Position:
    Pitcher

    Experience:
    1V

    Bats/Throws:
    Right/Right

    2009
    Urso will compete for playing time in the Trojans' bullpen this season.

    2008
    In his first season at USC, he made seven appearances and one start...had an 0-1 record with a 9.39 ERA...in 7 2/3 innings, he has allowed nine hits and eight earned runs with five walks, five strikeouts and a .290 opponents' batting average...gave up three runs in 1 1/3 innings in his first start on March 24 at Loyola Marymount...threw two no-hit innings with two strikeouts on March 11 against No. 13 UC Irvine...gave up two runs (both unearned) with two strikeouts in one inning of work in his collegiate debut on Feb. 22 at Florida International...in the summer, he played for the Rockville Express of the Cal Ripken, Sr., Collegiate Baseball League...went 2-3 with a 2.66 ERA, making eight starts in nine appearances...in 40 2/3 innings, he allowed 31 hits with 12 walks, 32 strikeouts and a .203 opponents' batting average...played in the All-Star Game.

    Summer
    He played for the Rockville Express of the Cal Ripken, Sr., Collegiate Baseball League...went 2-3 with a 2.66 ERA, making eight starts in nine appearances...in 40 2/3 innings, he allowed 31 hits with 12 walks, 32 strikeouts and a .203 opponents' batting average...played in the All-Star Game.

    Claremont McKenna College
    He pitched for coach Randy Town at Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, Calif...threw a complete game with 15 strikeouts in the 2007 season finale...earned a 3.17 grade-point-average.

    High School
    He was a two-year letterwinner at St. Mark's School in Dallas, Texas, under coach Tom Adams.

    Personal
    He is majoring in political science...parents are Liza and Joe...has two sisters, Laura and Christin...biggest sports hero is Roger Clemens...favorite movie is Gladiator...favorite television shows are Nip Tuck and Entourage...listens to Blink 182...birthdate is Feb. 7, 1987.

    Urso's Career Statistics
    

    Year W-L SV ERA G-GS IP H R ER BB SO 2008 (Jr.) 0-1 0 9.39 7-1 7.2 9 10 8 5 5