|Hometown:||Suisun City, Calif.|
|Previous College:||Sacramento City College|
Had four strikeouts in six innings pitched in four appearances... Made his only start against South Dakota State on May 15...
Left-handed reliever made just six appearances (one start) before suffering a season-ending ribcage injury in late March … turned in effective efforts in five of his six outings … finished his abbreviated season with an 0-1 record and 7.50 ERA, striking out 11 batters and walking just three in six innings … appeared in all three games at No. 11 UCLA, tossing a total of 3.2 shutout innings and striking out eight batters while allowing two hits … tossed a perfect inning of relief at Florida International (Feb. 26) … roughed up in season’s only start, allowing five runs on four hits in one inning at Baylor (March 6).
Played the last two seasons at Sacramento City College in Sacramento, Calif. ... appeared in 15 games with nine starts as a sophomore, producing a 3-2 mark with a 4.28 ERA ... struck out 51 batters in 61.0 innings ... was 5-2 as a freshman with a 4.76 ERA and 49 strikeouts in 73.2 innings.
2007 graduate of Armijo HS in Fairfield, Calif. ... posted a 0.85 ERA as a senior on his way to pitcher of the year honors ... tossed three consecutive complete game shutouts as a senior.
Full name is Michael John Torrence, Jr. ... son of Mike Torrence ... Recreation major ... chose ORU over San Diego State, Western Kentucky, San Jose State and UCF.