AS A SENIOR (2013)
Made five appearances and tossed five innings, managing a 1.80 ERA and 1-0 record…was credited with the win after tossing two and 1/3 innings of shutout relief in a 5-2 win over UCLA on senior day (05/14).
AS A JUNIOR (2012)
Dave Birosak primarily filled the role of the situational left-handed reliever • Tossed eight innings over 13 appearances including a midweek start (1 inning) that resulted in a 3-0 victory for him vs. San Diego State on Feb. 28 • His record was 1-0 with a 3.38 ERA • Allowed only five hits • Walked only one and struck out five • Opponents batted only .172 against him, only man on the staff below .200 • Longest outing was a scoreless 1 and 1/3 innings in season opener on Feb. 17 at No. 1-ranked Florida • Also worked an inning at San Diego State on Apr. 3 and vs. UCLA on May 15.
Spent two seasons (2009 and 2011) right down the street with long-time Head Coach Nick Fuscardo and the Hornets of Fullerton College • Was 1-1 in 14 appearances and struck out 29 in 17 and 2/3 innings pitched as a freshman in 2009 • Missed the 2010 season and returned in 2011 to make two appearances spanning three innings (1 hit & 1 strikeout) • Was a Scholar-Athlete for the Hornets.
Was a two-year letterwinner for Kyle Billingsley (brother of former Titan pitcher and major leaguer Brent Billingsley) and the Huskies of Chino Hills High School in Chino Hills, Calif. • Was a Scholar-Athlete at CHHS and helped the Huskies to a 2008 Sierra League championship and back-to-back CIF postseason berths in both 2007 and 2008.
Born in Fullerton, Calif. • Full name is David Franklin Birosak • Parents are Gary and Tina Birosak • Has an older brother, Dustin, who pitched for the Titans in 2007 (0-0, 2.89 ERA, 19 appearances) • Majoring in communications • Favorites include: Javier Lopez (baseball player), Fenway Park (stadium), Angels (baseball team), former Titan pitcher and current Rockies farmhand Adam Jorgenson (athlete), Outback Steakhouse (restaurant), Jack Johnson (musical artist), surfline.com (website), Goodwin Field (place to play baseball), “Into the Wild” and “Moneyball” (movies), “Catcher in the Rye” (book), burger and fries (food).
Birosak’s Career Highs
Innings Pitched: 2.2 vs. #8 UCLA (05.14.13)
Strikeouts: 2 at UCLA (04.10.12)
Hits Allowed: 2, 2x, last at UC Riverside (05.10.13)
Runs Allowed: 1, 2x, last at UC Riverside (05.10.13)
Earned Runs Allowed: 2 vs. TCU (02.26.12)
Walks Allowed: 1 at San Diego State (04.03.12)