51 - Jason Dovel
Jason Dovel
Height: 6-2
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Buena Park, Calif.
High School: La Mirada, Calif.
Position: LHP
B/T: L/L
Experience: 1V

TITANS `08: Made 31 appearances for the Titans, primarily out of the bullpen • Made a pair of midweek starts on Mar. 11 versus San Diego and Mar. 18 at Pepperdine • His longest outing of the year came on Mar. 7 against Southern Miss when he tossed 5.2 innings of two-hit, shutout relief while striking out six to earn his first career win • Also struck out a season high six batters on Mar. 28 vs. UC Riverside as he hurled three shutout innings in the Titans 16-inning, 7-6 win • Struck out his older brother, Sean, a pinch-hitter for LMU on Apr. 1, in their only career meeting, en route to striking out the side in one inning of work • Had five consecutive outings without surrendering a run from Mar. 28 to Apr. 5, tossing 5.1 innings, allowing just two hits and striking out 11 without issuing a walk

LA MIRADA HS: Was a four-year letterman for Head Coach Kim Brooks at La Mirada High School • Helped the Matadores win four consecutive Suburban League Championships and reach the CIF Southern Section quarterfinals, semifinals and finals in three of his four seasons • Was a three-time All-CIF first-teamer (2005-2007), earning the Suburban League's Most Valuable Player Award in 2005, and Most Valuable Pitcher Award in 2006 and 2007 • Was a combined 24-5 with three saves and 242 strikeouts over his last three seasons • Also played outfield for the Mats when he was not pitching.

PERSONAL: Born on November 12, 1988, in Torrance, Calif. • Mom is Amie Dovel, his father, Thomas, is deceased • Full name is Jason Thomas Dovel • Nickname is JD • Has one older brother, Sean, a former catcher at Loyola Marymount • Majoring in business • Models game after Detroit's Dontrelle Willis • Superstition is jumping over the foul line • Favorites include: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (team), Chris Farley and Will Smith (actors), Rush Hour 2, Malibu's Most Wanted, Bad Boys 2 (Movies), The Bible (book), TQ, Komo, Thrice, Saosin (musical artists), going to the beach (hobby), myspace.com, youtube.com, facebook.com (websites).

DOVEL'S CAREER HIGHS

Innings Pitched - 5.2, Mar. 7, 2008 vs. Southern Miss

Strikeouts - 6 (2 times), Last on Mar. 28, 2008 vs. UC Riverside

Hits Allowed - 3 (7 times), Last on June 7, 2008 vs. Stanford

Runs Allowed - 6, Mar. 18, 2008 at Pepperdine

Earned Runs Allowed - 6, Mar. 18, 2008 at Pepperdine

Walks Allowed - 3 (2 times), Last on Apr. 22, 2008 vs. Arizona State