Austin Davidson and Kolten Yamaguchi Capture First Team Selections
Waves Battle Gaels in Series With WCC Championship Implications
Hutton Moyer Drives in a Pair on a Two Hit Day
Aaron Brown Throws First Complete Game; Chris Amezquita Hits Three-Run Homer
Pepperdine Limited to Four Hits
Pepperdine took a thrilling 1-0 victory (11) against Washington Saturday on a walk-off single by Hutton Moyer.
Waves swept Western Michigan with a 10-6 win Sunday (2/17). (Photos by Stephen Wandzura & Viktor Steury )
CAREER HIGHS:Hits: 5, 4/14/13 at San Diego;Runs: 3, 2/16/13 vs. Western Michigan;HR: N/A;RBI: 3 (2x) Last: 3/24/13 vs. Santa Clara;SB: 1 (7x), Last: 5/19/13 at Portland;Hitting Streak: 8, 2/15/13 - 2/24/13.
2013/JUNIOR: After not collecting a hit in first two seasons at Pepperdine, emerged as one of the top offensive weapons for the Waves, hitting .303 with six doubles, 26 RBI and 19 runs ... Turned in a career day at San Diego (4/14), going a perfect 5-for-5 at the plate ... The five hits were the most by a Wave in 2013 ... Delivered 12 multi-hit games and five multi-RBI contests ... Elevated game with runners on base ... Ranked among the top-10 among WCC leaders in multiple situational categories ... Hit .386 against lefthanders (4th), .397 with two outs (2nd) .357 with runners aboard (9th) and 17 two-out RBI (7th) ... Turned in an eight-game hitting streak and reached base safely in 10 games and closed the season with a nine-game string ... All-WCC Honorable Mention selection.
2012/SOPHOMORE: Appeared in seven games, four as a pinch hitter/outfielder and three as a pinch runner ... Had pinch hit at-bats against VCU (2/22), Fresno State (2/26), Rhode Island (3/10) and Long Beach State (3/20) ... Had pinch runner appearances at USC (4/3), vs. Portland (4/14) and vs. BYU (5/10).
2011/FRESHMAN: Appeared in three games either as a pinch runner or hitter ... Made collegiate debut as a pinch runner vs. Eastern Kentucky (2/19) and scored the game-winning run in the second game of the series in 11th inning on Brian Humphries' RBI single to left ... Received his first collegiate at-bat at Cal State Fullerton (4/5) ... Appeared in one game as a pinch runner during the Waves three-game series vs. BYU (3/31).
2010/FALL: Did not compete during Pepperdine's Fall World Series.
2010/SUMMER: Hit .218 in 34 games for the Rockville (Md.) Express of the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League ... Swatted 24 hits, including four doubles and a triple and drove in four RBI ... Scored nine runs ... Collected a season-high two hits in games vs. Southern Maryland (6/10), Bethesda (7/1) and Silver Spring-Takoma (7/24, g2) ... Scored two runs in a 6-1 win over the Herndon Braves (7/8) ... Knocked in both runs of a 2-1 victory vs. Silver Spring-Takoma (6/23) ... Stole 11 bases in 16 attempts.
2010/REDSHIRT: Did not compete for the Waves as a true freshman and was granted a redshirt season.
2009/FALL: Batted .286 (2-for-7) in three games as the Orange team's center fielder at the Blue and Orange World Series ... Scored two runs and drew a walk while striking out twice ... Singled and scored a run as part of Orange's 11-run outburst in the eighth inning of game one (11/12) ... Singled and scored a run on an error in game two (11/14) ... Credited with an outfield assist in game two after tracking down Tyler Brubaker's hit to the left-center gap and setting up an 8-6-5 put out at third base ... Entered game three (11/15) as a relief pitched but was removed after hitting a batter and uncorking a wild pitch.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated in 2009 from Notre Dame High School where he played middle infield and center field for head coach Tom Dill ... Previously attended Montclair Prep High School as a freshman from 2005 to 2006 ... Played four years of varsity baseball between both schools ... Batted .478 as a senior, collecting 33 hits in 69 at bats through 27 games ... Drove in 14 runs and was named to the All-Mission League first team ... Was an All-League second team selection following his sophomore year ... Part of a team that won the 2007-08 CIF Championship and a league crown in 2008-09 ... Tabbed to the All-Mission League Academics Team three consecutive years.
CLUB: Played for the Braves scout team in 2007, the A's in 2008 and the Orioles in 2009 ... Competed for the Black Sox from 2004 to 2006 and won a national championship with them.
PERSONAL: Given name is Ranny Lowe ... Born and raised in Granada Hills, Calif. ... Son of Lowe Ouch and Lundy Chev Lowe ... Brother to Alissa, Tia and Jaren ... Economics major.
FAVORITES: Ichiro Suzuki (pro baseball player) ... Seattle Mariners (pro baseball team) ... Baseball Tonight (TV show) ... Cambodian (food) ... Basketball (sport other than baseball) ... Lists Michael Jordan as his sports hero.