Sophomore (2011): Appeared in four games, all in relief...pitched 5.0 innings...struck out three batters...pitched a season-high three innings against Texas State, striking out two.
Freshman (2010): Pitched in nine games, all in relief...struck out three in seven innings pitched...made debut vs. South Dakota State...did not allow a run in four outings...logged one inning in four games and had a strikeout in three.
High School (Jesuit): Lettered two years in baseball...posted 7-1 record with 1.51 ERA, striking out 40 in 41.2 innings pitched as a senior...Sacramento Bee All-Metro second-team...first-team all-league ...helped lead team to 27-5 record, CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Div. I North Title and #11 ranking in California...posted 4-1 record with 2.55 ERA, striking out 23 in 33 innings as a junior and helped team to CIF-SJS Division I championship...high school baseball coach was Joe Potulny...played summer ball for the EDH Vipers, coached by Don Hayes...graduated Cum Laude and was on the first honor roll all four years.
Personal: Member of cadet squadron 16...has a younger brother...on the Commandant's list twice...favorite TV show is Entourage...favorite movie is the Hangover...credits his father as having the biggest influence on his sports career...son of Charles Plog and Laurie Lerda-Plog.
Getting to know Alex:
Greatest moment in sports: Winning back to back section championships my junior and senior years in high school.
Hobbies: Snowboarding, Fishing, and Hanging with family and friends.
Favorite food: Sushi
Favorite Movie: Good Will Hunting and The Game.
Person in history you'd like to meet and why: Jesus.
Who's had the biggest influence on your sports career and why: My dad has had the biggest influence on my sports career because he has helped me and pushed me to be the best I can my entire life.
If you could be on any reality TV show, what would it be? Survivor or The Amazing Race.
What do you have on your iPod? Everything.
How did you spend your summer? First period of summer I had leave where I traveled the west coast. Second period of summer I had Ops Air Force where I spent three weeks at Little Rock AFB, Arkansas. Third period of summer I worked Basic Cadet Training as a Safety Medical Officer.
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