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Thursday, Aug 5 , 6:35 PM

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Eric Romo
POSP
HT 6'0"
WT 205
BATS/THROWSR/R
RES Bellflower, CA
COL Cal Poly Pomona

Bio: 2020 (JUNIOR): Made seven mound appearances, all in relief … Tied for fifth in CCAA and 59th nationally with team-best two saves … Posted 1-2 win-loss record, 1.29 ERA and 1.43 WHIP … Allowed two runs, one of them earned, on five singles, one double and four walks (one intentional), while striking out seven over 7.0 innings … Opponents hit .240 (6-25) with no home runs … Did not surrender run in five of seven outings and hit in four … Made CPP debut in series finale vs. UC-Colorado Springs (2/9), walking one and fanning one around double-play grounder to navigate seventh … Combined with Gavin Velasquez and Jeremy Taylor on 2-0 shutout at Cal State San Bernardino (2/28), throwing perfect ninth with two groundouts around called third strike for second save … Registered last two outs for other save in previous outing vs. Cal State LA (2/22) … Earned winning decision vs. No. 2 UC San Diego (2/16), tossing season-high 1.2 frames (H, 0 BB, 2 SO) … Matched season best of two strikeouts in final appearance at San Francisco State (3/6) … Handled lone defensive chance, a putout.

2019 (SOPHOMORE at Golden West): All-Orange Empire Conference Second Team … Made 16 mound appearances with nine starting assignments … Went 6-4 with three saves and 4.68 ERA … Allowed 67 hits over 67.1 innings and struck out 55 against 29 walks … Opponents hit .272 with just one home run … Left program with nine career saves … Dean’s List three times in two years.

2018 (FRESHMAN at Golden West): Attended Golden West College in Huntington Beach … Made 20 mound appearances, all but one in relief … Went 3-4 with six saves and 3.13 ERA … Struck out 34 and walked 15 in 37.1 innings … Handled all six defensive chances cleanly … Played with 2020 CPP teammate Troy Bethell.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2017 graduate of Bellflower High School … All-Suburban League Second Team … Captained Buccaneers as a junior and senior … Posted 1.56 ERA as a senior … Graduated with honors.

PERSONAL: A Psychology major … Born March 29 in Bellflower … Son of parents Felipe and Maria … Has three older siblings, Magdalena, Jorge and Maria … Aspires to become a psychiatric nurse practitioner after graduating from CPP … Enjoys watching Dodger game every night … Roots for the Los Angeles Dodgers … Favorite athlete is Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw … Favorite TV show is The Ranch … Top movie is Forrest Gump … Loves wet burritos.