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Left-handed hurler who developed into one of the top relievers in the Mountain West Conference in 2003...Has made all of his Aztec career appearances in relief and will likely assume the same role during his senior year...As a freshman in 2001, he pitched and also played first base and the outfield...Versatile prep athlete who pitched and played first base during his high school career...Pitched for the Fairbanks Goldpanners of the Alaska League during summer 2003…Went 3-2 with a 3.30 earned run average, striking out 28 and walking 12 in 30 innings…Played last summer for the San Diego Mavericks team that qualified for the NBC World Series...During the season, he recorded 14 strikeouts in 11 innings and allowed just two earned runs for a 1.64 ERA...Competed during the summer of 2001 for the Melville Millionaires in the Saskatchewan Major Baseball League...As a pitcher, was 2-2 with a 2.70 earned run average...Struck out 31 batters in 30 innings while walking only 13...Also batted .266 in 20 games...Named second-team all-SMBL...Selected by the San Diego Padres in the 19th round of the 2000 major league draft...Played on the Devil Rays scout team during fall 1999.
SDSU 2003: Named second team all-Mountain West Conference after compiling a mark of 6-1 with four saves and a 2.38 earned run average in league action…Led the SDSU pitching staff on the season overall with eight win and five saves…All of his victories came in a relief role…Also had team-leading 2.09 earned run average…Strikeout-to-walk ratio of better than two-to-one (34 strikeouts-15 walks)…Earned all-tournament honors at the Clash of the Conferences hosted by Cal State Northridge…Had career-high six strikeouts twice during the season: at UNLV (5.1 innings) and at Air Force ( 4.2 innings)…Opponents hit .236 against him both overall and in MWC games only.
SDSU 2002: Made 11 mound appearances during the season with five of those coming during the team’s stretch run in May...Gave up earned runs in only two of those contests...Longest outing came in the Aztecs’ conference tournament win over Brigham Young on May 24...In that contest, went 4.1 innings, allowing three runs and striking out three...His three Ks in that game were a personal season high...Pitched one inning in the exhibition games against the Class A Lake Elsinore Storm, walking one and striking out one.
SDSU 2001: Saw action in six games in the field...Had just two at bats during the season, collecting his only hit at New Mexico...Scored after a walk in SDSU’s win at Loyola Marymount...Appeared in one game as a pitcher, throwing one inning against University of San Diego on April 24.
High School: Three-year baseball letterwinner at El Capitan High in Lakeside...Played there for former Aztec Steve Vickery...Teammate of current SDSU freshman catcher Josh Hill...Named to the all-Grossmont North all-League team...Second team all-CIF selection... Hit .441 with nine home runs and 41 runs batted in as a senior...Team advanced to CIF semifinals in 2000...Member of the California All-Star Team...Twice named the Vaqueros' best defensive player.
Personal: Andrew Douglas Jenson was born Dec. 31, 1981, in Lakeside, Calif...Son of Doug and Karen Jenson...Sister, Andrea, played soccer at Alliant International University in San Diego...Enjoys hunting, fishing and video games...Lists favorite athlete as Oakland Raiders wide receiver Jerry Rice...Undeclared major at San Diego State with career plans as an elementary school teacher.