38 - Dustin Miller
Dustin Miller
Birth Date: 03/09/1983
Height: 6-4
Weight: 225
Year: RS Senior
Hometown: Diamond Bar, Calif.
High School: Diamond Bar HS
Position: Pitcher
B/T: R/R
Experience: 1V

TITANS `05: Missed his third season in his fourth year at Cal State Fullerton, suffering a season-ending shoulder injury in the Fall • Underwent surgery in November and missed the entire 2005 campaign.

TITANS `04: Collegiate Baseball named him a second-team preseason All-American as he was to likely be the Titans' Sunday starter. Unfortunately, he did not play in a game in 2004 due to an arm injury.

TITANS `03: Earned freshman All-American honors from Collegiate Baseball and Baseball America (second-team) after going 9-2 with a 3.33 ERA in his rookie season • Also received an honorable mention All-Big West Conference selection • Finished fifth in the Big West in ERA, ninth in opposing batting average (.261), eighth in innings pitched (100.0), fourth in strikeouts (97) and sixth in wins • Tied the Titans' 25-year-old freshman record for wins (held by Titan all-time winningest pitcher Dave Weatherman), while also eclipsing Weatherman's record for winning percentage by a freshman • Broke the school's freshman record for games started (18) and set a new mark with 97 strikeouts (which also tied him for the fifth most ever by a Big West freshman) • Was a three-time Big West Pitcher of the Week • Was a perfect 6-0 with a 2.14 ERA at Goodwin Field • Was 4-0 with a 2.43 ERA against top-25 competition (beating Stanford, Long Beach State, Notre Dame and Arizona State) • Averaged 8.7 strikeouts per nine innings and had a strikeout-to-walk ratio of 3.9 to 1 • Named by Baseball America as one of the top three freshmen starting pitchers in the country through the midway point of the season • Was a clutch performer in the postseason, limiting Arizona State (the nation's top-hitting team) to one run on just three hits in 7.1 innings in the Super Regional-clinching a win on June 8 • Named to the Fullerton Regional all-tournament team after allowing just a run and striking out 10 Notre Dame batters in eight innings in the championship game • Was brilliant in his collegiate debut on Feb. 2, holding Stanford to one run on four hits in six innings to earn the win • Allowed just one run on five hits in six innings in the KIA Bash on Mar. 2 to a UCLA squad that scored a combined 25 runs against Texas and Tulane • Struck out 13 and walked none in just 6.2 innings in a win over Nevada on Feb. 23, the highest strikeout total by a Titan since Adam Johnson fanned 17 in 2000 • Pitched the first seven innings of a 7-0 shutout of Long Beach State on Mar. 29, the Titans' first-ever shutout at Blair Field • Gave up five runs to Stanford at the College World Series on June 15, but the Titans rallied for a win.

TITANS `02: Granted a redshirt season after undergoing elbow surgery on his pitching arm.

DIAMOND BAR H.S.: Three-year letterman and all-league pitcher at Diamond Bar (Calif.) H.S. • Posted a 9-2 record and 1.39 ERA as a senior • Logged 10 complete games, including three shutouts, and struck out 75 batters in 71 innings • Also batted .378 with a pair of homers in 45 at bats • Was 7-2 as a junior and 5-1 as a sophomore • Received the scholar-athlete title all four years and earned a spot on the Principal's Honor Roll for three semesters.

PERSONAL: Born on March 9 1983, in Los Alamitos, Calif. • Parents are Michael and Eulema Miller • Full name is Dustin Matthew Miller • Has an older brother (Damian), a younger brother (Dylan) and a younger sister (Kristen) • Lists his father as his greatest influence • Majoring in public relations • Would like to see Miami added to the Titans' schedule • Dustin likes to fish, bowl, and to go to the river • His biggest sports thrill was winning the Little League World Series and pitching in the College World Series • Favorites include: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (team), For the Love of the Game, Napoleon Dynamite, and Wedding Crashers (movies), fullertontitans.com and mlb.com (web sites).