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Preston Guilmet Bio
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: May 23, 2007
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Arizona 2007

Weekly Honors

Feb. 5  Collegiate Baseball/Louisivlle Slugger National Pitcher of the Week
Feb. 19  Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week
March 13 Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week
April 16 Collegiate Baseball/Louisivlle Slugger National Pitcher of the Week
April 17 Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week
May 7  Collegiate Baseball/Louisivlle Slugger National Pitcher of the Week
May 8   Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week

Season: Is 11-1 with a 1.58 ERA and 126 strikeouts in 120 IP ... Arizona is 14-1 in the 15 games he has started this season ... Enters the week of play first in the Pac-10 Conference in ERA (1.58) and strikeouts (126) ... Is one of 10 national semifinalists for the 2007 Roger Clemens Award ... Is one of 50 semi-finalists for the Golden Spikes Award ... Has been named the National Pitcher of the Week by Collegiate Baseball/Louisville Slugger three times and has been feted with Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week honors a school record four times this season ... Is one of just eight players in Pac-10 histroy to garner the weekly conference honors four times in a season ... Named to the Brooks Wallace Awards watch list ... Has the most wins (11) for any UA pitcher since Scott Erickson won a school record 18 contests in 1989 ... Washington (May 18-20): Tossed a complete game three-hitter in a 7-0 shutout win over the Huskies ... Struck out seven and walked two in his second straight CG ... USC May (12-14): Picked up his team-leading 10th win of the year with a complete game effort against the Trojans ... Struck out nine and walked only one in his fourth CG of the year .... Liberty (May 4-6): Tossed seven shutout innings in a one-hit start against the Flames. Went 5 2/3 hitless innings before finally allowing a two-out single in the sixth. Struck out six and walked none for his team-leading ninth win of the season ... at UCLA (April 27-29): Was charged with his first loss of the season despite allowing just four runs on nine hits over seven innings ... Finished the contest with nine strikeouts and only two walks ... at Washington State (April 20-22): Won his eighth game of the season with eight solid innings of work on the mound. Surrendered just one run on seven hits while striking out 12 and walking three ... at Stanford (April 13-15): Went nine innings for a fourth straight start in a complete game victory over the Cardinal. Allowed one run on five hits and struck out a career-high 15 in the win ... California (April 5-7): Tossed nine shutout innings in a no-decision effort against the Golden Bears. Battled Cal’s Tyson Ross to a 0-0 tie through nine innings in a game the Wildcats eventually won 1-0 in 11 innings. Struck out six and walk four ... No. 2 Oregon State (March 30-April 1): Picked up his second straight complete game win in a 5-4 win over the defending national champions. Struck out 10 and walked two while allowing three earned runs on seven hits over nine innings ... Northern Colorado (March 24-25): Tossed his first career complete game in a 12-0, three-hit shutout win over the Bears. Finished the CG with 11 Ks and only one walk ... at Hawaii (March 9-11): Tossed eight scoreless innings in a 2-1 win over the Rainbows. Tied his then-career-high with 12 strikeouts, while allowing just five hits in the win ... Eastern Michigan (March 2-4): Picked up his third win of the year in 7 2/3 innings of work. Allowed two runs on 12 hits and finished with five strikeouts and no walks in the victory ... at UNLV (Feb.  23-25): Settled down to hold the Rebels to just one run on three hits over 5 2/3 innings after allowing four runs on four hits in the first inning in a no-decision effort. Finished with seven Ks and just one walk in 6 2/3 IP ... at No. 8 Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 16-18): Defeated 2006 Player of the Year Wes Roemer in a pitchers duel in Fullerton. Did not give up an earned run in 7 2/3 innings pitched. Surrendered just five hits and one walk, while striking out nine in the 2-1 Arizona victory ... New Mexico (Feb. 9-11): Gave up three runs on five hits in six innings in a no-decision start. Struck out four and walked one in the 9-6 Arizona win ... Gonzaga (Feb. 2-4): Started the 2007 season with eight hitless innings against the Bulldogs. Settled for a one-hitter over 8 1/3 innings to open the year 1-0. Final line for the season-opener ?- 8 1/3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 4 K in a 14-0 Arizona shutout win.


Arizona 2006

Appeared in 19 games, making 14 starts ... Went 3-7 with a 4.80 ERA in team-high 93 2/3 innings of work ... Led Arizona with 87 strikeouts on the year ... Was pressed into the Friday starter role after sophomore Eric Berger went down with an injury in early March ... at USC (May 26-28): Struck out a season-high nine batters over 4 2/3 innings in a no-decision start against the Trojans ... Washington State (May 13-15): Tied a season-high with seven innings of work in a no-decision start against the Cougars ... at Washington (April 28-30): Was charged with a loss despite giving up five runs over a season-high-tying seven innings of work. Struck out eight and walked none in the game ... Southern Utah (April 25-26): Tossed a scoreless inning of relief ... UCLA (April 13-14): Gave up two runs over five innings in a no-decision effort against the Bruins ... at Cal (March 30-April 1): Was charged with a hard-luck loss after giving up three unearned runs over seven innings in a 3-2 loss to the Bears. Struck out five and walked one ... UC Irvine (March 25-26): Won his second game of the year after limiting UCI to one unearned run on seven hits over 6 2/3 innings. Struck out five and walked none ... No. 7 Cal State Fullerton (March 17-19): Was charged with his third loss of the year despite holding the Titans to four runs over 6 1/3 innings ... vs. No 11 Nebraska (March 4): Was handed his first career loss in spite of holding the No. 11 Huskers to two runs on six hits over s a season-high seven innings. Finished the game with seven Ks against two walks ... La Salle (Feb. 24-26): Picked up his first career win in his first career start. Went seven innings, and held the Explorers to one run on six hits over a season-high seven innings. Struck out eight and walked none ... New Mexico (Feb. 17-19): Tossed four shutout innings in a relief appearance against the Lobos ... Loyola Marymount (Feb. 3-5): Went 3 2/3 innings in his collegiate debut. Gave up just one run on four hits while finishing with six strikeouts and no walks.


High School

Graduated from Oakmont High School in Roseville, Calif., in 2005 ... Played infield and pitched for coach Dean Perkins ... Oakmont went 24-5 his senior season and won the Pioneer Valley Conference championship with a 12-0 record ... Team captain his junior and senior seasons ... Two-time all-metro honoree ... 2005 Roseville Player of the Year ... 2004 and 2005 male athlete of the season at Oakmont ... Went 9-1 with three saves and a 0.50 ERA on the mound his senior year ... Gave up just five earned runs in 70 1/3 innings pitched ... Threw eight complete games and had five shut outs ... Finished with a Pioneer Valley League-best 114 strikeouts against just 10 walks in 2005.


Summer Leagues

Participated at the 2004 Area Code Games in Long Beach, Calif.



Full name: Preston Blake Guilmet ... Born: 7/27/87 in Roseville, Calif. ... Son of Roger and Cathy Guilmet ... Has a sister, Heather Myron ... Is undecided in his area of academic pursuit.

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