With more muscle and a much-improved fastball-slider-changeup repertoire, Brian Jr. last year finished in the top 10 in the league in wins, ERA, strikeouts, innings pitched and opponents' batting average. At No. 25 Cal State Fullerton, he pitched a shutout. "I'll never forget that," right fielder Marty Costes (Archbishop Curley) said. In his final start of the year, a Big Ten tournament elimination game, he threw a two-hitter.