Junior (2009): Led Air Force with 11 starts, 70.1 innings pitched, 51 strikeouts and 7.04 ERA...third-consecutive season of leading team in innings pitched...started season by not allowing a run in first 15.2 innings pitched ...missed three starts midway through season with strained oblique...walked just 12 batters on the season, posting mearly a 4-to-1 strikeout-to-walk ratio...worked 5+ innings in nine starts and 7+ innings in seven starts...tossed complete games against New Mexico, twice...earned wins over Navy and Charleston Southern...struck out at least four batters in nine starts...struck out a season-high seven batters against Charleston Southern and BYU.
Sophomore (2008): Voted team MVP after a breakout season, logging 97.2 innings, ranking second in the Mountain West Conference, and fifth all-time for innings pitched in a season at the Academy ... appeared in 21 games, starting 12 ... went 3-6 with a team-leading 58 strikeouts and 6.73 earned run average ... 58 K's were most by a Falcon pitcher since 2002 and ranked ninth in the MWC ... walked just 21 batters ... MWC pitcher of the week after tossing a complete-game one-run effort in 10-1 season finale win over UNLV ... struck out a career-high eight batters vs. Rebels ... also defeated BYU in dramatic game that ended with a walk-off grand slam by Addison Gentry ... earned first-career win vs. Charleston Southern ... pitched into the eighth inning in each of his last six starts ... logged six-or- more innings in nine starts.
Freshman (2007): Pitched in 19 games, making 12 starts ... led team with 79 innings pitched ... led all Falcon freshmen in starts ... posted 7.18 ERA, ranking third on the team ... also third on the team with 36 strikeouts ... walked just 18 batters ... pitched a career-best 8.1 innings allowing three runs and striking out four against Gonzaga ... pitched into sixth inning in nine starts ... held Northern Colorado and UNLV to one earned run in six innings in both starts ... walked no more that two batters in any appearance.
Stephen F. Austin HS (Austin, Texas): Lettered two years in baseball...all-district 16-SA pitcher...had a 1.40 earned run average as a senior...led S.F. Austin to district and regional titles as a junior...played summer ball for the Austin Baseball Club, coached by Andrew Prater...high school baseball coach was Glenn Bacak.
Personal: Member of cadet squadron 26, the Mighty Barons ... major is geospatial science ... nickname is Loyd, which is his actual first name ... has two younger sisters, Kaitlin (19) and Sarah (17) ... cousin, Will Allen, was a starting offensive lineman on the national college football champion Texas football team in 2006 ... completed Operation Air Force at Shaw AFB, S.C., this past summer and also played summer ball with the Columbia Blowfish in the Coastal Plains League ... aspires to become an A-10 pilot ... father, Ron, graduated from Air Force Academy in 1985 and was an A-10 pilot ... stepfather, Jon Egenberger, is a F-117 pilot ... son of Jana Truesdale.
Why I came to the Academy: "The people I know who graduated from the Academy are the most interesting, succesful, happy people I know and I just wanted to be part of the club. I also wanted to follow the footsteps of my dad and stepdad and become a fighter pilot."
TRUESDALE CAREER STATISTICS