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Gabriel Sotomayor

Position RHP
Height 6'4"
Weight 190 lbs.
B/T R/R
Class R-Senior
Hometown Gurabo, Puerto Rico
High School Cache HS (Okla.)

HONORS & AWARDS

  • 2018 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
  • 2016-17 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
  • Two-time Athletic Director’s & Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Rolls

2020 (SHORTENED SEASON DUE TO CORONAVIRUS)

  • Made four appearances, finishing with four and 1/3 innings pitched and a 4.15 ERA
  • Season debut at Belmont (2/15)
  • Tallied a season-high two and 1/3 innings pitched at Iowa (3/11) with two strikeouts

2019 (JUNIOR)

  • Appeared in relief in 10 games
  • Pitched five and 2/3 innings with one win and seven strikeouts
  • Made season debut on Opening Day at USC Upstate (2/15)
  • Recorded two strikeouts against Baylor (3/30)

2018 (SOPHOMORE)

  • Started two of the 16 games he played in making 14 relief appearances
  • Pitched 23 and 2/3 innings with one win and 20 strikeouts
  • Made season debut and recorded two strikeouts in one inning of relief against Murray State (2/17)
  • Tossed a career-high three and 1/3 scoreless innings against Omaha (3/14)
  • Picked up first-career win Friday night (3/23) against Baylor after pitching two scoreless innings of relief
  • First-career start against Morehead State (3/29)

2017 (FRESHMAN)

  • Named to the 2016-17 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
  • Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 Athletic Director’s & Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Rolls
  • Appeared in nine games on the hill, pitching a total of 10 innings and allowing the earned runs (2.70 ERA)
  • Made collegiate debut with one and 2/3 innings of relief against Omaha (2/21)
  • Struck out a career-high three batters in two innings of relief at then-No. 23 Stanford (2/24)
  • Pitched two scoreless innings of relief against Oral Roberts (2/28)
  • Tossed a scoreless frame at then-No. 3 TCU (3/18)
  • Pitched another scoreless frame against Samford (3/25)

CACHE HS

  • Played for head coach Ryan Whiteley at Cache High School in Oklahoma
  • Batted .454 his senior season while posting a 2.75 ERA on the mound
  • Struck out 87 batters in 61 innings pitched
  • Team won the 4A Regional Championship

PERSONAL

  • Born in Caguas, Puerto Rico
  • Son of Noel Sotomayor and Wanda Oyola
  • Has one sister, Natalia
  • Only played one season of organized high school baseball
  • Member of the National Honor Society and a National Hispanic Scholar
  • Majoring in business administration