Laser pitcher Kyle Goodbrand signs with UC San Diego

Laser pitcher Kyle Goodbrand signs with UC San Diego

Irvine Valley sophomore pitcher Kyle Goodbrand recently signed with UC San Diego.

Goodbrand, a 6-2 right-hander, is in his first year pitching with the Lasers.

He was at Saddleback last season and helped the Gauchos go 27-16 and make the Southern California Regional Playoffs.

Goodbrand appeared in 14 games as a reliever and had a record of 1-0 with two saves with the Gauchos. He pitched 14.2 innings and had a 3.68 ERA with 10 strikeouts.

This year with Irvine Valley, Goodbrand has appeared in 13 games and made nine starts. He has thrown 50 innings and struck out 37 batters with a 5.76 ERA.

Goodbrand has a record of 4-6 overall.

Goodbrand is a product of Orange County. He was a star at Tesoro High and graduated there in 2013. Goodbrand was the MVP for the Titans his senior year.

He red-shirted at Arizona State in 2014 before coming back to the county with Saddleback.

The Tritons are a NCAA Division 2 program. UC San Diego had a record of 27-15 overall and was 17-13 in the CCAA heading into this weekend's action.

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