|High School:||DeMatha Catholic|
2009: Appeared on the mound in 12 games with 10 starts for a 3-3 record ... tallied a 5.05 ERA in a second-best 51.2 innings pitched ... led the pitching staff with 35 strikeouts, including a season-high nine vs. Wilkes [game 2] ... started at Wesley [game 2] at DH, going 2-for-2 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored.
2008: Made 12 appearances with five starts for a 4-1 record ... registered a 3.67 ERA and one save in 41.2 innings pitched ... struck out a second-best 41 batters, including a career-high 13 strikeouts vs. Lancaster Bible [game 1].
DeMatha Catholic HS: 2007 graduate ... two-sport athlete (basketball, baseball) ... third team All-WCAC at pitcher ... posted a 4-2 mark and 3.02 ERA with 36 strikeouts as a senior ... received U.S. Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award ... made both the honor roll and Principal's List.
Personal: Mikel Iraola ... born April 30, 1989 in Takoma Park, Md. ... son of Alberto Iraola and Ruth Schilling ... has three younger siblings named Lukas, Dante, and Pascal.