Northwestern and USC to meet for the first time ever Friday night
2014: Made 11 starts and four relief appearances on the mound ... Owns five quality starts ... Collected third win against SIUE (5/9) ... Allowed two earned runs over 6.1 IP in that game ... Picked up the win in relief against Chicago State (4/23) ... Notched first win with season-high 8.0 IP and seven strikeouts at Nebraska (4/19-1) ... Threw a scoreless inning to finish the game at Chicago State (4/16-1) ... Threw a season-high 7.2 IP vs. Illinois (4/6) ... Allowed only one run in that game ... Made first start since 2/21 in B1G opener vs. Minnesota (3/22) ... Pitched 3.0 scoreless innings out of the bullpen against Bucknell (3/15) ... Struck out three in that game ... Fired five straight scoreless innings after allowing five runs in first inning vs. Kansas (2/21) ... Opening Night starter at USC (2/14) ... Allowed just two runs over six innings and fanned six batters (2/14) ... Two-time B1G Pitcher of the Week ... 2014 tri-captain ... 2014 B1G Player to Watch.
2013: Named B1G Pitcher of the Week (5/13) ... Finished the season with seven strong innings at Wichita State (5/17)... Held Indiana to a lone run on two hits in complete-game victory (5/11) ... Struck out six ... Struck out four in five innings of work against Ohio State (5/5) ... Matched career high with 9.0 innings vs. Michigan (4/21) ... Struck out five against Minnesota (4/14) ... Pitched six strong innings to pick up his fourth win of the season at Purdue (4/7) ... Struck-out a season-high seven in victory over Iowa (3/23) ... Picked up his second win of the season vs. Buckness (3/16) ... Struck out five in seven innings at Missouri State (3/10) ... Earned first win of the season with 7.0 solid innings against Northern Kentucky (2/23) ... Punched out four hitters for the second straight start ... Made 2013 debut on the mound as starting pitcher against Michigan State (2/17) ... Allowed three runs in 4.2 IP and struck out four Spartans in that game.
2012: Team leader with seven victories and 67 strikeouts ... Ranked third on the squad with 82.1 innings pitched ... Became first Wildcat since John Seaman in 1998 to start a season with five straight wins ... Made 14 appearances, including 12 starts ... Picked up first collegiate win, tossing four innings of relief vs. Pittsburgh (2/18) ... Earned the victory over Chicago State (3/4), working five innings without allowing an earned run ... Tossed eight innings, striking out nine batters in a victory over Long Island (3/18) ... Named Big Ten Co-Pitcher of the Week and Co-Freshman of the Week March 26 after tossing seven shutout innings with nine strikeouts in a 3-0 victory at Iowa (3/24) ... Posted a career-high 10 strikeouts and allowed just four hits in eight innings pitched in a win over Nebraska (3/31), retiring the Huskers in order five times ... Didn't allow a run while surrendering just three hits while striking out seven over the first eight innings at Minnesota (4/14) ... Tossed first collegiate complete game vs. Illinois (4/28) ... Faced the minimum through the first 7 2/3 innings in earning a win in final start of the season vs. Saint Louis (5/18).
High School:Notched an 8-3 record senior year in leading Providence Catholic to a 37-4 record and a state runner-up finish ... Chicago Sun-Times honorable mention all-area selection as a senior ... Posted a 6-2 record with a 3.53 ERA and 51 strikeouts in 35.2 innings pitched as a junior ... Earned All-Chicago Catholic League honors ... Second-team all-area selection ... Hurled 5.2 innings of scoreless relief against Loyola Academy ... Helped the Celtics to a 24-13 record ... Played summer ball for Illinois Sparks ... Also played basketball for one year ... Member of National Honor Society and German National Honor Society ... Honor roll member ... Recipient of German Academic Award ... High school coach was Mark Smith.
Personal: Born Brandon Kainalu Magallones ... Son of Lason and Laura Magallones.