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Senior trio closed out season with solid performance; sets tone for 2014
Penn State's bullpen has been in mid-season form over the past two weeks
Lions win first Big Ten series with two wins vs. Iowa
Tuesday is ROTC Night - Wednesday is a CODE Blue Blast
Coban and Skerpon's 2-RBI doubles lift Lions over Hawkeyes
Photos from Penn State's Big Ten Tournament contest with Nebraska
AS A RS-JUNIOR IN 2012: Appeared in 12 contests, starting six and pitching a total of 32.2 innings ... Made season debut against Seton Hall on Feb. 17, opening the first three innings with two strikeouts, two hits and two earned runs ... Struck out a season-best four batters against UNC-Greensboro on Feb. 24 ... Earned his first Penn State career win against Samford on March 3, shutting down 11 of the last 13 hitters he faced ... Struck out three while allowing seven hits and just one earned run in 6.0 innings against the Bulldogs ... Earned fifth start and second win of the season on April 4 against Binghamton, striking out one batter while allowing just one earned run in five-innings ... Pitched three innings in relief against Iowa on April 22, striking out three and holding the Hawkeyes scoreless and hitless ... Earned his third win of the season against Michigan State on May 18, pitching a perfect eighth inning by holding the Spartans hitless and striking out one batter ... Fired a total of three games without a single hit or earned run.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2011: Sat out the season after transferring from Saddleback Junior College.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2010 (AT SADDLEBACK J.C.): Made 15 appearances for the Gauchos, including 11 starts ... Posted a 5-3 record in 69.1 innings of work ... Ranked second on the team with 50 strikeouts and caught a team-high 23 batters looking ... Struck out eight in his season debut against Palomar on February 3 ... Picked up his first win of the season after tossing 7.1 innings without surrendering an earned run against Mt. San Jacinto on February 11 ... Ended the season strong, going 3-0 in the team's final six games.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009 (AT ARIZONA): Appeared in seven games for the Wildcats ... Struck out seven over 7.1 innings on the mound ... Whiffed two during a perfect frame against No. 4 Georgia on February 28 ... Started on March 3 in a 15-4 rout against Holy Cross.
HIGH SCHOOL: Excelled as a member of the Dana Hills baseball team ... Earned three varsity letters during his tenure with the Dolphins ... Led the South Coast League in strikeouts during his junior season in 2007 ... Earned All-League honors for his performance as a senior ... Rated as the top prospect during the Sunshine Showcase.
PERSONAL: Full name is Charles "Cody" Cottrell Lewis III ... Born on January 18, 1990 in Laguna Beach, Calif. ... Parents are Heidi and Chip Lewis ... Majoring in communication arts & sciences with a minor in business.
GETTING TO KNOW CODY
Major & Why: Communication Arts & Sciences
Favorite Thing About Penn State: The beautiful weather and school spirit
Favorite Thing About Medlar Field At Lubrano Park: Locker room and lounge
Favorite Major League Baseball Player: Brian Wilson
Favorite Penn State Sport Other Than Baseball: Women's Volleyball
Favorite Athlete (Any Sport): Jordy Smith
Favorite Pro Team: Angels
Favorite Sports Broadcaster: Erin Andrews
Favorite Musical Artist: It's a toss-up between The Rolling Stones and Tiny Tim
Favorite Movie: Caddyshack
Favorite TV Show: The OC
Favorite Website: StumbleUpon.com
Favorite Food: Salami and cheese
Hobbies: Surfing, beach volleyball, and disco
Childhood Idol: Johnny Cash
Place I'd Like To Visit: Vegas
If I Had $1 Billion, I Would: Spoil my parents & friends, buy a Pirate Ship and a pet wolf, invest some of it then donate the rest.
After Penn State, I Would Like To: Play professional baseball