- Playing summer ball for Edenton Steamers in the Coastal Plain League during his three weeks of allowed leave from cadet duties.
- Appeared in six games, all in relief.
- Struck out five in 6.2 innings pitched.
- Made collegiate debut at Nevada.
- Struck out three in 2.2 innings vs. UNLV.
- Did not allow a run in three outings.
HIGH SCHOOL (Coronado): Lettered four years in baseball…conference pitcher of the year, first-team all-conference, team captain and team MVP senior year…first-team all-conference and team MVP as a junior…set school record for most consecutive wins with eight…high school baseball coach was Morgan Cummins…played summer ball for Solana Beach Cardinals, coached by Jon Lukens…National Honor Society member.
PERSONAL: Member of cadet squadron 30…son of Mark and Michelle Leaser…has three older siblings…brother, Nate, coached baseball at San Diego State and Saint Mary’s College…considering major in computer science or aeronautical engineering…considering career as a pilot…hobby is surfing…began playing baseball at age four…greatest personal moment in sports was throwing 5.2 innings of two-run ball in the CIF championship and winning the game…something not many people know about him is that he’s a second-degree black belt in Taekwondo and also did Navy Seal training during the summer of his sophomore year in high school…guilty pleasure is video games…dream vacation is Coronado, CA…favorite role model is Lou Gehrig…favorite MLB team is the San Diego Padres…favorite MLB player is Nolan Ryan…pregame rituals is to drink about 100 ounce of water on days he starts…enjoys listening to Taylor Swift…credits his father and brother as having the biggest impact on his baseball career…favorite quote: “Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.” – Babe Ruth.
Why I came to the Academy: “I love to play baseball and I have always wanted to fly jets in the military.”
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