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Sam Perez Reflects on First Career Win vs. Arkansas State
2013: Perez made two relief appearances for the Bears as a freshman, posting a 4.50 earned run average...Made his MSU debut Feb. 22 in an 8-1 win over Alcorn State, working a scoreless inning with one strikeout...Named to the MVC Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll...Pitched for Sedalia of the MINK League over the summer, registering a 3-2 record to go along with a 3.21 ERA.
Background: Perez was the final piece to the Bears' 2012 recruiting class, committing in the spring on the heels of a strong senior campaign for Branson High...Recorded a 7-2 record to go along with a 0.97 earned run average and 78 strikeouts over 60 innings for the Pirates to earn MHSBCA First-Team All-State and Springfield News-Leader All-Ozarks honors as a senior...Also named Central Ozarks Conference Pitcher of the Year and Academic All-State recognition as a senior...Hit .411 and went 5-1 with a 3.12 ERA on the mound to earn all-conference honors as a junior in 2011.
Personal: Samuel Charles Perez is the son of Frank Perez and Erika Allen...Born August 17, 1994, in Turlock, Calif...Plans to major in cell and molecular biology and pursue a career in medicine.