Appeared in 23 games in his first season for the Islanders, starting five … tied for team lead with three wins … second on the pitching staff in appearances … finished season with a 3-5 record and 8.17 ERA … punched out three in three shutout innings against Prairie View (2/21) … tossed two shutout frames against Nicholls (3/20) to earn a win … struck out seven in 3 2/3 frames against McNeese State (3/26) … got the victory with three scoreless innings against Texas – Pan American (3/30) … pitched for the Eau Claire (Wis.) Express of the Northwoods League over the summer, where he also made the all-star team … helped lead the Express to the postseason with a 7-1 record and a 1.36 ERA.
Yavapai Junior College:
Coached by Sky Smeltzer at Yavapai Junior College … helped lead team to conference title as a sophomore, recording a 5-2 mark with a 2.50 ERA … team finished the season with a 48-12 mark.
Prepped at Mountain Ridge HS in Glendale, Ariz., where he was coached by Tommy Eubanks … finished 9-0 with a 2.12 ERA his senior season as team was 24-0 … lost just one game as a junior, going 8-1 with 2.40 ERA … won Team Leader Award as senior and Cy Young Award as a junior.
Ian Campbell was born Dec. 28, 1988, in Yuma, Ariz. … son of Jim and Tanya Campbell … has two older siblings, Doug and Cara … majoring in communications.