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#49 Xavier Borde
Position: Left Handed Pitcher
Bats: L
Throws: L
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 225
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Playa Del Rey, Calif.
High School: Loyola HS
Experience: 2 Letters

Career Statistics | 20142013

Arizona 2014
Appeared in 20 games as a reliever as one of the club’s top left-handed options out of the bullpen … Finished the season with an 0-1 record and a 7.63 earned run average … Started strong in first half of season with a 2.77 ERA with 14 strikeouts in 13 innings in first 13 appearances … Allowed a run on a hit and two walks in 0.2 innings against Stanford (5/10) … Struck out one and walked one in 0.1 innings against UCLA (4/11) … Surrendered two runs on three hits in outing at Arizona State (4/9) … Gave up a run on a hit and a walk in 1.1 innings against Oregon State (3/30) … Took the loss after allowing a run on a hit and a walk in brief appearance at Arizona State (3/26) … Charged for three runs in relief appearance at Washington (3/23) … Allowed a run on one hit against Grand Canyon (3/18) … Struck out one and scattered a hit and a walk in 0.2 innings against Washington State (3/16). Day earlier, tossed 0.2 scoreless innings against Cougars … Pitched 2.0 scoreless innings with a strikeout against Air Force (3/12) … Walked two and gave up a hit with one run allowed against Mississippi State (3/9) … Allowed two hits but no runs in outing against UC Santa Barbara (3/8) … Pitched season-high 2.1 innings with three runs – two earned – allowed on four hits with two walks and two strikeouts against Long Beach State (3/4) … Pitched in all three games of series against Seton Hall (2/28-3/2). Struck out two and did not allow a run over 1.0 combined inning in first two games, before surrendering two runs – one earned – on two hits in the finale … Combined to pitch 2.0 hitless innings with four strikeouts in two outings against Utah Valley (2/18-19) … Walked one and struck out one in 0.2 scoreless innings of season-debut vs. Kent State (2/14).

Arizona 2013
Appeared in two games out of the bullpen … Walked only batter faced in outing against Texas Tech (3/6) … Made collegiate debut and retired only batter faced in 0.1 innings against San Francisco (3/3). 

Arizona 2012

High School
Earned varsity letters at Loyola High School under coach Brian Felton ... Pitched and played regularly in the lineup in each of last three seasons ... As a senior, registered a 4-6 record with a 3.35 ERA ... Had three complete games and 62 strikeouts in 60.2 innings ... Offensively, hit .291 with 17 runs scored and 18 RBI ... Had five home runs and five stolen bases ... As a junior, had a 1-1 record with a 4.98 ERA in 19.2 innings pitched .... Batted .290 with 18 runs, 20 RBI and two homers ... As a sophomore, posted a 1-1 record with two saves and a 2.17 ERA in 19.1 innings ... Hit .298 with 12 runs scored in 2009.

Born in Detroit, Mich. ... Graduated from Loyola High School in 2011 ... Son of Mona and Emile Borde ... Has one older brother, Elijah...... Outside of baseball, enjoys seeking knowledge, observing the world, introspection, Olympic lifting, self-improvement and sharing intuitions. ... Treats game days like every other day … Aspires to teach or coach … Is enrolled in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences with a major in psychology and minor in sociology.