Palomar Comets Baseball
ANTHONY 'TONY' VALLIANT
Fr, 5-10, 180 ;
San Diego, CA
Rancho Bernardino (San Diego / Rancho Bernardo, CA), Class of 2008
PERSONAL: Born Nov. 10, 1989 in Thousand
Oaks, CA. ... Son of Pam and Bill Valliant. ... Has two
sisters, Maggie and Betsey.
ACADEMICS: Carried a 3.1 grade-point average
at Rancho Bernardo High and has a 3.2 GPA at Palomar
... Kinesiology major.
SEASON: Sidelined for the season with an injury.
... Finished 1-0 with a 1.98 ERA coming out of the bullpen as a true freshman. ... Had
seven strikeouts in 13 2/3 innings. ... Retired the only
batter he faced against Santa Ana, then the No. 1-ranked team
in Southern California, on Jan. 29. ... Pitched two
shutout innings, giving up one hit, in a 6-0 win at
College of the Desert on Feb. 10. ... Also threw two
shutout innings with one hit vs. Mt. SAC on Feb. 13. ...
Pitched a shutout relief inning and allowed one hit as
the Comets knocked off Southwestern, the runner-up in
the 2008 state tournament, by a 5-3 score on Feb. 28 at
Southwestern. ... Pitched a scoreless inning out of the
pen in a 7-1 win over San Diego City College on March
12. ... Picked up the win in relief in a 5-3 victory at
Mt. SAC on March 8, throwing a scoreless, hitless
inning. ... Pitched 2/3 of a scoreless inning in a 13-0
win over San Diego Mesa on March 19. .... Came on to
throw a hitless relief inning on March 21 as the Comets
pinned a 9-2 loss on Southwestern, which came in ranked
No. 1 in Southern California, at Myers Field.
SCHOOL BASEBALL: Played for one-time Palomar outfielder Sam
Blalock, the winningest coach in San Diego County
history, at Rancho Bernardo High. ... Pitcher of the
Year at RB as a senior in 2008. ... Was 10-5 with a 2.13
ERA during the 2007 and 2008 seasons.
(Updated as of June 7, 2009)