35 Danny Zandona
35 Danny Zandona
Birth Date: 2-27-93
Height: 6-1
Weight: 190
Year: So.
Hometown: Santa Barbara, CA
High School: Santa Barbara HS
Position: RHP
Bats/Throws: R/R
Experience: 1V

A potential starter in midweek games and also expected to be a top right-handed relief pitcher this spring.

2012: Appeared in seven games on the mound with one midweek start against Santa Clara on Feb. 21 … pitched four innings against Broncos and suffered the loss despite season-high four strikeouts … 0-1 for the year and a 4.85 ERA … eight strikeouts in 13 innings … played summer ball for Bend Elks in West Coast Collegiate Baseball League, pitching three games in relief with no record and a 6.75 ERA.

High School: Zandona compiled a 27-8 career win-loss record and 2.69 ERA under head coach Fred Warrecker at Santa Barbara High School ... struck out 218 batters and walked only 43 in 247 career innings pitched ... as a senior was 10-1 with 1.29 ERA and three saves ... nine complete games, including four shutouts ... 98 strikeouts in 81.2 innings ... also hit .421 with 24 RBI and just four strikeouts in 98 plate appearances ... as a junior hit .277 and was 9-3 on the mound with 3.42 ERA and six complete games, including a one-hitter vs. Pioneer Valley ... sophomore statistics include a .347 batting average and a 7-3 win-loss record and 3.44 ERA with four complete games ... 19 complete games in last three seasons, including five shutouts ... first-team All-Channel League as a junior and league MVP as a senior ... also as a senior was first-team all-CIF-Southern Section, third-team all-state, and Santa Barbara County and Santa Barbara Athletic Roundtable player of the year ... all-county as a junior ... led Dons to Channel League titles in 2010 and 2011 and third-place finish in 2009 ... Dons reached semifinals of CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs in 2011 and quarterfinals in 2010 ... member of National Honor Society and California Scholarship Federation ... visited UC San Diego before choosing Cal Poly because it has a "great baseball program and its coaching staff is second to none."

Personal: Son of Dan and Linda Zandona ... no siblings ... enjoys going to the beach, working out and playing the guitar in his free time ... born February 27, 1993, in Santa Barbara, Calif. ... majors in environmental management and protection.