Returns for his third season at Arizona as one of the premier closers in the country ... Will likely see role increase and may appear earlier in ballgames ... Likely to become school's all-time saves leader.
Anchored one of the top bullpens in the country, setting a school record with 13 saves ... Posted a 3.00 ERA and struck out 79 batters in 48 innings pitched while walking only 15 ... Did not allow a run in five postseason appearances and pitched 9.2 scoreless innings over his final seven appearances ... Coral Gables Super Regional (June 6-8): Pitched 3.2 scoreless innings while not allowing a hit or run in two appearances ... Ann Arbor Super Regional (May 30 - June 1): Named Regional's Most Outstanding Player. Recorded a save in a all three games of Regional while pitching 3.0 innings of scoreless ball. Allowed only two hits and struck out five ... April 18 - 30: In seven total appearances against Washington State, New Mexico, Oregon State and San Diego State, combined for 11 consecutive scoreless innings in which he struck out 20 batters while allowing only one hit and three walks. Against WSU (4/18), he tossed four scoreless innings and totaled seven strikeouts ... at UCLA (March 26-28): Pitched three innings and gave up one run on one hit in third game of series ... Cal State Fullerton (March 14-16): Pitched 1.2 scoreless innings while allowing only one hits in two appearances ... at Georgia (Feb. 22-24): Combined for 3.0 innings of work in final two games of series, collected a save in each appearance. Allowed one run on two hits and struck out three.
Season: Appeared in a team-high 26 games, making one start ... Went 5-0 with five saves, a 1.87 ERA and 55 Ks in 43 1/3 innings pitched ... In 12 Pac-10 Conference games went 3-0 with three saves and allowed just one earned run in 19 1/3 innings pitched (0.47 ERA) ... In his last four appearances of the season went 1-0 with two saves, 17 strikeouts and zero walks in 8 1/3 IP ... NCAA Wichita Regional (June 1-4): Appeared in three games, struck out 11 of the 16 batters he faced, allowed just one hit in five innings of work, did not issue a walk and picked up two saves ... Named to the all-regional team ... at No. 6 Arizona State (May 23-25): Appeared in two games in the series and worked a combined 4 1/3 innings ... Struck out a season-high six batters and picked up his fifth win of the year in a 3 1/3-inning relief appearance in the series finale ... Washington (May 18-20): Appeared in two games in the series. Allowed one run on two hits in two innings of work ... USC (May 12-14): Did not give up an earned run in 2 2/3 innings pitched in two appearances. Finished with four Ks and no walks ... Liberty (May 4-6): Struck out the side in a one-inning appearance ... at UCLA (April 27-29): Tallied his fourth win of the year with 2 2/3 hitless innings of relief. Struck out four and walked none ... at Washington State (April 20-22): Earned his third save of the season with a perfect ninth inning in the series opener ... at Stanford (April 13-15): Appeared in one game and struck out two in 1 1/3 IP ... Cal (April 5-7): Notched his third win and second save of the season in two appearances ... Worked the 10th and 11th innings in UA's 1-0 win in the series opener and closed out the final inning in a 5-3 win in the finale ... No. 2 Oregon State (March 30-April 1): Took over the closing duties for Arizona and struck out four over 2 1/3 innings for his first career save in Arizona's 8-2 win ... No. 10 Arizona State (March 28): Picked up his second win 2 1/3 innings out of the bullpen ... Struck out four and did not allow a hit in the 6-5 Arizona win ... Morehead State (March 20-21): Tossed a season-high 4 2/3 innings in his only start of the year. Struck out four and walked one ... New Mexico (Feb. 9-11): Picked up his first collegiate win in a 2/3-inning relief appearance ... Gonzaga (Feb. 2-4): Made his Arizona debut with a two-inning appearance in the second game of the season.
Graduated from Agoura High School in Agoura, Calif., in 2006 ... Earned four varsity letters in baseball for coaches Zach Miller and Scott Deck ... Team captain his senior year ... First team All-CIF his junior and senior seasons ... Marmonte League Pitcher of the Year as both a junior and senior ... 2006 Ventura County Pitcher of the Year ... 2006 second team preseason Collegiate Baseball All-American ... 2006 Baseball America third team preseason All-American ... Sony PlayStation High School All-American as a senior ... 2005 Los Angeles Times All-Region team ... All-area by the L.A. Daily News as a junior ... Second team all-state in 2006 ... Went 16-4 with 146 strikeouts in 134 innings pitched during his junior and senior seasons ... Recorded a 1.29 ERA on the mound as a senior ... Earned California Scholastic Federation membership in five semesters ... Awarded the George Bush Award for Academic Excellence and the Golden State Diploma as a senior ... Was selected as a College Board AP Scholar with honors.
Participated at the 2005 Area Code Games in Long Beach, Calif., on the championship Milwaukee Brewers Blue team ... Selected to both the Dodgers and Angles Elite teams in 2005 ... Played for the Vista Orioles Connie Mack team in 2005 ... Mickey Mantle team, the Orange County Angels, won the California state championship in 2004 ... Tossed a five-inning no-hitter in the 2004 WWBA World Championship tournament.
Full name: Jason Anthony Stoffel ... Born 9/15/88 in Tarzana, Calif. ... Son of Tony and Carla Stoffel ... Father graduated from Cal, mother from Iowa ... Has a younger sister, Jessica and two older brothers, Craig and Gregory ... Is majoring in history.