Notable: Team's closer in 2007 slated to be a starter in 2008.
Freshman (2007): Pitched in 19 games, making one start ... second on team with 18 relief appearances ... had the team's lone save in debut against York College ... struck out 15 in 22 innings pitched ... earned a win against Colorado Christian, tossing three scoreless innings ... struck out a season-high three batters in 2.1 innings against San Diego State.
Norco HS (Norco, Calif.): Lettered three years in baseball and football and one year in basketball and water polo ... all-league and all-county pitcher and first baseman ... heavily recruited tight end in football, but chose to come to the Academy and play baseball ... all-league, all-county and all-CIF tight end in football ... team captain in baseball and football... graduated from Norco with a 4.58 GPA ... Riverside County scholar athlete ... Norco High and Citrus Belt Athlete of the Year ... represented the west coast as a national finalist for the National Football Foundation scholar athlete award ... high school baseball coach was Gary Purcell.
Personal: Member of cadet squadron 23, the Barnstormers ... born Dec. 5, 1986 ... attended Saddle Back Community College (Calif.) in 2006 while rehabbing a knee injury ... nickname is Spike ... completed Operations Air Force at Kirtland ABF, N.M. this past summer ... something most pople don't know about him is that he was an extra in the crowd on the movie Mighty Ducks 2 ... credits his father as having the biggest influence on his sports career ... has three sisters, Heidi (25), Julie (22) and Becky (18) ... two elder sisters are Coast Guard graduates and youngest is a freshman at CG Academy ... parents are both West Point graduates ... son of Mike and Sharon Miller.
Why I came to the Academy: "I came to the Academy to serve something that is more important than any one man. I came here to be a part of our great military and help protect our country. It doesn't hurt that the Academy offers a full scholarship, the best education in the nation, and a chance to play Division I baseball."